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Quick: Chicken Dinner Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less

Chicken for dinner, and in no time at all. These are the fast, flavorful recipes to add to your repertoire.<p>Bone-in chicken thighs cook under the broiler in next to no time. A crunchy, sweet, and refreshing salad complements the juicy meat.<p>Watch how to make this recipe.

The World's Most Powerful Eating Strategies

Every nation has its weapons in the nutrition wars. For the Chinese, it's antioxidant-rich green tea. The French have their red wine. In Italy, it's olive oil—cans and cans of the stuff.<p>Americans? We tend toward fad diets and expensive shortcuts like gastric-bypass surgery. But we're also big on …

Books To Read When Your Brain Is Fried

<i>Consider these the literary equivalent of a day spa: sink in, tune out, turn page, turn page, turn page.</i><p><b>A Small Indiscretion</b><p>By Jan Ellison<p>336 pages; Random House<p>Thirty odd years ago, after her alcoholic father spends her savings, a broke and lonely Annie Black lands a job with a handsome, unhappily …

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7 Ways To Make Running Feel Less Terrible

You're not going to like me for saying this, but I am one of those (annoying) people who genuinely loves to run.<p>If you don't know me, you probably know someone like me. We smile on treadmills. We talk (ad nauseam) about our training. We skip happy hour to pound the pavement. We are always eating.<p>I …

35 Books That Will Teach You A Damn Thing About Your Food

Spoiler Alert: No cookbooks.

19 Portable Meals You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

All muffins, all the time. That's our new rallying cry, especially now that we’ve discovered muffins can be healthy. But did you know that your …

Greatist Workout of the Day: Monday, February 9th

This series of GWODs was designed exclusively for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video …

Perfect Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Perfect Macaroni and Cheese How-To<p>You can easily divide this recipe in half; use a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish if you do.<p>Serves 12<p>6 slices good-quality white bread, crusts removed, torn into 1/4- to 1/2-inch pieces<br>8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, plus more for dish<br>5 1/2 cups milk<br>1/2 cup …

A Kale Salad with Grilled Stone Fruit, Prosciutto, and Feta

<i>Every other Thursday, we bring you Nicholas Day -- on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.</i><p><i>Today: A grilled peach and apricot salad brings the powers of the grill to the salad bowl -- and lights a fire inside pyro-inclined children.</i><p>If there …

Greatist Workout of the Day: Monday, January 12th

This series of GWODs was designed exclusively for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

9 Vegan Food Hacks That Are The Height Of Inventiveness

Vegans are smart. Their inventiveness knows no bounds. With a little brainpower and without using animal products, these herbivores have found a way to enjoy the same foods as everyone else. They aren't excluded from indulging in the delicious; they have their cake and eat it too, they just make …

Vegan

Greatist Workout of the Day: Friday, January 9th

This series of GWODs was designed exclusively for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video …

Study: Animated children’s movies depict more on-screen deaths than R-rated adult dramas

While PG and G-rated cartoons bill themselves as fun for the whole family, new research suggests that films like <i>The Lion King</i> and <i>Finding Nemo</i> depict …

Buddha's Hand and 5 Great Ways to Use It

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: A fragrant fruit with funky, flailing fingers. Say that five times fast, and then read on.</i><p>If you're in need of a host or hostess gift in the next few days, consider searching out …

Greatist Workout of the Day: Tuesday, December 9th

This series of GWODs was designed exclusively for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video …

Greatist Workout of the Day: Friday, November 14th

Before you tackle this killer workout, try this quick and effective full-body warm-up designed by Bodeefit. It's just five simple moves but hits …

Workouts

Greatist Workout of the Day: Tuesday, November 11th

<i>This series of GWODs was designed especially for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video</i> …

Workouts

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Diets

Greatist Workout of the Day: Wednesday, November 12th

<i>This series of GWODs was designed especially for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video</i> …

Workouts