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5 School Lunches That Will Make Your Kid Smarter

Did you know that certain foods can actually make your kids smarter?They need to be alert throughout the school day and get the nutrition necessary …

A Little Spice Makes Everything Nice: 16 Cozy Cinnamon Recipes

Is there anything that isn't made better by cinnamon? From braises to baked goods, these recipes all feature cinnamon as a starring ingredient.<p><b>Is there anything that isn't made better by cinnamon?</b> From burgers to baked goods, these recipes all feature cinnamon as a starring ingredient.

How Thomas Jefferson Made Mac & Cheese Popular

Thomas Jefferson may be best known for some of his more refined tastes, but this Virginian was also behind the mainstreaming in America of one of its …

All Those Coconut Products & How to Use Them

<i>What other fruit can be made into oil, water, butter, flour, sugar, milk, and flakes?</i><p>Discovering coconut’s versatility can take you from feeling stiff and nervous in the kitchen to finding a flow and unabandoned creativity—especially for those with dairy-limitations (like myself). Coconut offers a …

12 Portable Vegan Snacks For When Hunger Hits

It can be tough to find something filling and convenient when you have dietary restrictions. (And hey, even if you don't, it can be difficult to find something you'll feel good about eating.)<p>But even when options are limited, vending machine candy bars just aren't going to cut it these days. …

10 Gorgeous and Insanely Delicious Cookies for This Fall

7 High-Protein Breakfast Hacks

<i>By Myles Worthington, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Here’s some food for thought: A study in the <i>British Journal of Nutrition</i> (and several confirming follow-ups) …

6 ideas for the ultimate breakfast

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, why is it so often the most boring meal of the day? We tend to eat the same thing day in and day out under a variety of conditions, whether we're eternally crunched for time or eternally cutting calories. Sometimes, breakfast just needs to be …

Easy Baked Ziti Recipes That'll Get You Through The Week

Think pasta, tomato sauce and cheese with the crispy burnt edges and creamy, gooey insides too.<p>If you're looking for a comforting, middle-of-the week recipe that'll erase the cold, hard fact that it's not yet Friday, baked ziti is what you want. Baked ziti recipes have got it all; there's pasta, …

Brazilian Cheesy Bread Recipe on Food52

• 1 egg<br>• 1/4 cup canola oil<br>• 2/3 cup whole milk<br>• 1/4 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 1/2 cups tapioca flour<br>• 3/4 cup (about 4 ounces) grated cheddar cheese<p>Preheat your oven to 375° F and lightly grease a 12 count muffin pan.<br>• In a food processor with blade attachment, add egg, oil, milk, and salt. Blend for 5 seconds.<br>• Add …

Forget Cobblers And Crisps, This Is The New Fruity Dessert That Has Me Hooked!

Apple Brownies<p>Save<p>While chocolate brownies will always reign supreme in our hearts, these apple brownies blew us away and really got us in the mood …

21 Delicious Dips You Won't Believe Are Only Three Ingredients

Easy dipping for the holidays, football season, and study snacking.

Homemade Vanilla Cupcakes

When my daughter Lucia asked for vanilla cupcakes for her birthday, I had to figure out how to make them myself. Luckily, they turned out great. Actually, everyone was kind of shocked at just how good they turned out to be, especially because I cut the sugar in half!<p>I made these in mini cupcake …

The Perfect Little Tea Cake To Kick Off Fall

Pumpkin isn't its only savory, seasonal flavor.<p>As we bid adieu to the sweet strawberries and juicy peaches of warmer months, we swing the door wide open and welcome the rich, earthy flavors of fall. Start the season off right with a charming tea cake that uses mild agave syrup to meld together …

11 Foods You Never Thought of Putting in Tacos

Buh bye chicken, lettuce and tomato.<p><b>Grapefruit</b><p>Elevate those fish tacos. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Duck</b><p>Makes for a delicious hearty main. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Watermelon</b><p>A tasty twist on steak or fish. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Lentils</b><p>Sub these hearty legumes for meat and top with cauliflower. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Goat Cheese</b><p>Yep, goat …

These 17 Pastas Are Incredibly Creamy And Delicious

The pasta-bilities are endless.

The Best Vegan Egg Replacement For Baking

When you just have to bake, and eggs aren't an option, what next?<p>Blueberry Lemon Muffins. (Photo: Sophie MacKenzie)<p>Substituting in cooking is typically fair game: Having all the exact ingredients on hand is a rarity, then there are those times when you omit something out of preference and taste--or …

How To Get Lots Of Protein As A Vegan

And no, it doesn't involve eating a daily block of tofu.<p>Fully loaded vegan burritos. (Photo: James Ransom)<p>At some point or another, every vegan will be asked what he or she does for protein. It's a fact of life, as inevitable as daylight savings or taxes. It doesn't tend to be a popular question …

The Food Lab's Ultra-Gooey Stovetop Mac and Cheese Recipe

<i>–Reprinted from The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science with permission from W.W. Norton</i><p>Why It Works<p>Starting the pasta in cold water works just as well as adding it to already-boiling water but cooks faster and with less energy.<br>• A combination of multiple thickeners and emulsifying …

19 Soul Food Recipes That Are Almost As Good As Your Mom's

Fish don't burn in the kitchen, beans don't fry on the grill.

This Apple Custard Cake Recipe Will Become Your New Secret Weapon

With this iconic fall recipe, famed baker Sarabeth Levine, of New York's fleet of Sarabeth's restaurants and author of the new <i>Sarabeth's Good Morning</i> …

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How to Make Authentic Shakshuka at Home

<i>Photo by Ashley Manning</i><p>Everyone loves breakfast food disguised as lunch or dinner. But fried eggs can get old fast, despite racking up insane amounts of likes on Instagram. That's why there's shakshuka--a spicy, Middle Eastern take on "throw everything in your fridge into a pan and voila."<p>It's …

3 Easy Microwave Snacks You Can Cook in a Mug

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14 Small-Batch Coffee Roasters Elevating Your Cup of Joe

The U.S. has emerged as a leader in specialty coffee thanks to the growing number of discerning, quality-minded consumers looking beyond latte art. Customers want to know from where beans are sourced, how they are roasted, and the nuanced flavor profiles to expect in the cup. In fact, there’s a …

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Sam’s historical recipe corner: Vanilla ice cream

The final of <i>The Great British Bake Off</i> airs on BBC One tonight. Here, we take a step back in time and recreate some historical recipes for you to try …

Funny animal pictures awards – who’s in the frame?

Photograph: Melissa Kay Valente/Comedy Wildlife Photography awards<p>‘Husband? What husband?’<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/28/1443456907214/d95e1eb1-d2e5-4dc7-941d-bff1d545da7c-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Melissa Kay Valente/Comedy Wildlife Photography …

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Close-Up Underwater Photography : underwater animals

Alex Voyer and Alex Roubaud created a breathtaking photo series that captures underwater animals at an extremely close proximity. Both Voyer and …

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