Elena Storozhkova

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Breakfast Recipe: Banana Nut Muffins

Sometimes you don’t want anything complicated in the mornings. You just want something you can unwrap, eat, and get going. That’s exactly why muffins …

Rosemary Focaccia Bread

Everybody has a list of foods that make them think of their childhood (like these orange scones I recently made), and although my mom kept her baking …

10 Sweet + Savory Buttermilk Recipes to Embrace Autumn

With fall looming right around the corner, comfort food recipes will soon be filling your Pinterest feed to the brim. One ingredient that is sure to make a repeat appearance this year is creamy and delicious buttermilk.<p>Since buttermilk is not something that everyone has in their fridge year-round, …

Recipes

9 Ways Honey Can Up Your Beauty Game

Sweeeeeeeet.<p>Honey is the Beyoncé of the beauty world. She's been around for ages, but is def still the queen of everything. Just take a trip to Sephora or even the drugstore for proof of her benevolent reign over face masks, shampoos, lotions, lip balms, and more.<p>And like Beyoncé, honey benefits …

Skin Care

baked eggs with spinach and mushrooms

My brunch arsenal, the dishes I’ve made enough times that they no longer cause any furrowed brows — a core entertaining principle here at House …

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>If you're anything like us, you would eat a lot more beets, pomegranates, and kiwis if you could just figure out an easy way to prep them. Luckily, some of our favorite food blogs have come up with pretty ingenious ways to simplify the process. Take a look, then try …

Nutrition

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

Even if you never cook, you'll definitely want to grab a bottle.<p>Contrary to popular belief, vinegar—apple cider vinegar, to be exact—may not help you lose weight. But it <i>can</i> help you step up your beauty routine. This multi-tasking ingredient can be used to prevent acne and make nail polish last …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

This secret ingredient can help you score smoother skin, brighter teeth, and healthier-looking nails.<p>Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the …

17 Easy Hairstyles for a Rainy Day

Great hair days are hard to come by — then, add in a dripping sky and “can’t breathe” humidity and most of us just throw up our hands and flaunt our frizz for the day. Why bother, right? Rainy days = sucky hair. It’s a law of beauty. Well, take this, Mother Nature: 17 totally awesome hair tutorials …

Hairstyling

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long

Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.<p>By now, you probably have that one healthy breakfast staple that gets you through the day—but who says you have to settle for the same bowl of oatmeal or egg white omelet …

Breakfast

Learn the Basics of Photography with This Interactive Chart

Even the best camera is only as good as the photographer's skills. The "Where to Start" interactive chart guides beginners to learn about the basics …

How-To's

The 4 Best Broccoli Recipes

Your last excuse for avoiding this vitamin-packed veggie just went out the window<p>You know you <i>should</i> be eating broccoli—it's low-cal and packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. On top of all that, it's also an excellent source of antioxidants and phytochemicals. Still not putting it on your …

Food

9 Foolproof French Recipes to Make for Brunch

Here are nine amazing French recipes for brunch that are delicious no matter what time you eat them.<p>Chefs, like the rest of us, feel strongly about …

13 Cheesecake Recipes, from Chocolate to Pumpkin to Greek Yogurt

13 of our best cheesecake recipes, from classic to pumpkin to s'mores to peach.<p><b>Cheesecake is an all-seasons treat</b>—berries in the summer, pumpkin in the fall, chocolate ALL THE TIME. You can even give it an Italian accent (we're looking at you, ricotta and mascarpone). But, most importantly, it's …

Three Tasks You Should Do Every Day to Stay Happy and Productive

Some days, even the best job can be a bit of a drag. If you want to get things done—but still keep your sanity—Jay Shirley's "Must, Should, Want" …

Happiness

10 Foods for Stronger Nails and Thicker Hair

Looking good is just as much about taking care of your body on the inside as it is about using products on the outside. And we’re not just talking …

5 Fun DIY Gift Wrapping Ideas

Fall has been the season of celebrations. I've been crafting more cards and wrap than usual, which means extra fun for me. Here are five gift wrap …

Build the Cheese Plate of Your Dreams by Avoiding These 6 Common Mistakes

Everyone loves a good cheese plate—here's how to compose the perfect one, every time.<p><b>It's always the right time for a cheese plate</b>, but with the holiday and entertaining season close upon us, we've got fromage even more on our mind than usual. And pulling a cheese plate together is easy: All you …

Cheese

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe Demonstration - Joyofbaking.com

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies with Raisinets

Spiced Oatmeal Raisin Cookies are made even more delicious with the addition of Raisinets.<p>Last week I decided that I’m getting old. Older and …

Dessert

Greek Yogurt Pumpkin Bread

The problem with pumpkin breads is that a lot of them don’t taste that much like pumpkin. They tend to taste like cinnamon, sugar and pumpkin pie …

How to Make Kale Chips

Follow the basic recipe, choosing one of these flavor combos for veggie chips with bite<p>Not all chips have to be bad for you. Case in point: Kale chips, the healthy (and uber delicious) munchy alternative No matter how you flavor them, they'll satisfy your snack tooth without filling you out.<p><b>How to</b> …

Recipes

5 New Ways to Use Avocado

Avocados aren't just delicious—they're brimming with health benefits. For starters, they’re high in potassium (half an avocado contains 487 milligrams, more than you’ll find in a medium banana), which can help lower blood pressure. Their healthy fats (the monounsaturated kind) can help fight high …

Low Fat

Salted Caramel Apple Mini Bundt Cakes

Candied apples were never my cup of tea. The contrast between the sweet exterior and the fresh apple always seemed too one dimensional to me. Caramel …

Salted Caramel Sauce

<i>A simple recipe for homemade salted caramel sauce that is the perfect topping for just about anything.</i><p>Yesterday I was watching The Biggest Loser on …

7 Easy Ways to Become a Morning Person

Make a resolution to stop hitting the snooze button! Stop being envious of your friend who wakes up naturally (how is that possible?), and try …

Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salads

Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salads.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 31, 2013 133<p>I’ve become very brave this summer.<p>By grilling EVERYTHING.<p>I really mean …

Sinister Minds: Are Left-Handed People Smarter?

Cesare Lombroso, the father of modern criminology, owes his career to a human skull. In 1871, as a young doctor at a mental asylum in Pavia, Italy, he autopsied the brain of Giuseppe Villela, a Calabrese peasant turned criminal, who has been described as an Italian Jack the Ripper. “At the sight of …

Secrets Of A Superfood: What Makes Blueberries So Good For You?

Photo: Courtesy of Greatist<p><i>Full disclosure — sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to make</i> …