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4 Super-Simple Protein Bars You Can Make at Home

<b>Mounds of Joy</b><p><i>Ingredients:</i><p>2 Tablespoons (Tbsp) coconut milk<br>1 1/2 scoops of protein powder<br>1 Tbsp flaxseed meal<br>Unsweetened cocoa powder, as needed<p><i>Servings</i>: 1<p><i>How to make it:</i> Thoroughly combine all ingredients in a bowl. Lightly spray a piece of tin foil with non-stick cooking spray, and add the …


The pullup-pushup workout routine

Army bases, city parks, church gyms, and state prisons are full of guys with wide shoulders, thick backs, and big chests and arms. And if you asked …

Can You Handle the Core-Crushing Trifecta?

Here's how to do it: Perform 10 plank walkups, 20 cross-body mountain climbers, and 30 bicycle crunches in a row without resting. That's 1 round. Do 2 more.<p>Watch the video above to see how to perform the challenge with perfect form, and then give it a shot. Durkin finished in <b>2 minutes and 10 …


The Essential Techniques That Every Home Cook Should Know

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're going back to basics with the essential cooking techniques -- think of this as Cooking 101.</i><p>The problem with cooking basics is that people often …

The Secret To Delicious Coleslaw | Men's Health

The crunch of the cabbage, the creaminess of the dressing, the bite of green apple—paired with their fat-veined brisket, Fette Sau’s coleslaw had me feeling like I was sitting on a lawn in my backyard, Dale’s Pale Ale in hand, head tilted up toward the summer sun.<p>If you need a break from the …

Balsamic Vinegar

How to Make Gluten-Free Fresh Pasta

Recently, I had one of those days when just about everything annoyed me. When I'm in a mood like that, the thing I crave, more than anything, is a bowl of homemade pasta—it's just what I need to feel centered and calm. But being gluten-free, that's become a bit more difficult. Thing is, I've tried …

29 Gluten-Free Ways To Satisfy A Carb Craving

Who needs gluten when you can have Nutella bread?


29 Life-Changing Quesadillas You Need To Know About

What have I been doing with my life that I haven't had a blueberry breakfast quesadilla. What has been the point.


'Spring Forward' With These 12 Quick Brunch Recipes

These 12 quick brunch recipes are perfect to make when you've lost an hour of sleep (thanks Daylight Savings!).<p>For those of us who like sleep (that is, everyone) it's the most dreaded morning of the year: The day we "spring forward" into Daylight Savings Time. The bad news: We've lost an hour. The …


8 Stereotypically Intimidating Dishes Solved by Fail-Proof Recipes

Sometimes experimenting in the kitchen can be a little scary. Okay, maybe a lot scary. This is especially true when it comes to dishes that are either notoriously temperamental (soufflés) or difficult to pronounce (KEEN-wa) or just all-around more complicated than usual (poached eggs). Well, we …

A 10-Minute Lunch That Still Feels Fancy: Cauliflower Rice

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: When you want a light lunch that feels a little fancy, try</i> …

22 Easy One-Pot Meals With No Meat

Because doing dishes SUCKS.

31 Delicious New Ways To Cook Butternut Squash

If you're thinking that a squash with "butter" in its name is probably a cool squash, you're right.

Butternut Squash

5 Warming Stew Recipes from Around the World

Wintry stews packed with flavors from around the world will heat up the coldest of nights.<p>There’s a lot to love about stew. You do work on the front and back ends, but mostly the pot just simmers on the stove, making your house smell good. The result is a warm, comforting dinner—the perfect winter …


29 Delicious Vegan Breakfasts

No eggs, no bacon, no problem.

5 Links to Read Before Making Stir-Fry

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Grab your wok -- we're stir-frying tonight.</i><p>When you get home from a long day of work, you're probably more likely to reach for your phone than your …

17 Marijuana Snacks To Eat During The Stoner Bowl

AKA the Bud Bowl, aka Super Bowl XLVIII.<p>If this strikes you as an opportunity to do something clever to celebrate then you're not alone.<p>Not to be left out of the fun, BuzzFeed Food editors asked some of our favorite cannabis cooking experts to share their Super Bowl recipes for this post.<p>IMPORTANT …


Red Lentil and Spinach Soup

This is a perfect winter soup: warmly spiced, nicely herbed, and thickened by pureed red lentils so that it's hearty and filling without getting heavy. Extra bonus: no need for a broth base. I add carrots and sweet potatoes to the basic soup puree because -- let's admit it -- cooked red lentils …

This recipe takes just a few minutes to throw into the oven and it emerges toasty around the edges and garlicky and a little spicy, if you like. RECIPE: Garlicky Roasted Broccoli -

It's Winter, So It's Time to Cook with Carrots—Here's How

Why you should stock up on carrots at the farmers' market, and 22 recipes for using them<p>Right now, your local farmers' market might be looking a little...thin. All you can find are carrots and potatoes. But that's not a bad thing! Carrots are an incredibly flexible staple, lending sweetness to …


6 Tough Treadmill Cardio Workouts You'll Love | Men's Health

Go at that tempo for 3 to 4 minutes, and then walk for 3 to 4 minutes. That’s one round; do 3 to 5 total rounds.<p>“This is a maximum aerobic effort that helps you push your easy pace,” says Rich Agnello, C.S.C.S., a coach for the New York-New Jersey Track Club and Next Level Sports & Fitness Training.<p>…


Curried Coconut Quinoa and Greens with Roasted Cauliflower

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 10 mins<br>• Cook Time: 30 mins<br>• Total Time: 40 minutes<br>• Yield: 4<br>• Category: Main<br>• Cuisine: Indian<p>★★★★★<p>4.9 from 59 reviews<p>Quinoa …

Post-Piglet Cauliflower Soup

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A soup for friends, a soup for you, a soup for good times and troubled times.</i><p>If love tastes of chocolate and bourbon, friendship comes forth in soup.<p>When life unravels …

Kim Boyce's Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

<i>In anticipation of this year's Piglet, we'll be sharing articles, recipes, and tips from past winners over the next three weeks. First up: Kim Boyce's Good to the Grain. Learn more about this year's tournament here, or head to Provisions to add some of the titles to your bookshelf!</i><p><i>Today: The</i> …

What To Do With Leftover Juicer Pulp (VIDEO)

Do you have a juicer at home? Does it make you sad to throw out all that leftover vegetable pulp? We have great news: you should stop throwing out all that leftover vegetable pulp. Aside from being wasteful and making you sad, that kind of behavior is making you miss out on a ton of other delicious …

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.


Yoga: a beginner's guide to the different styles

Whether you want to relax, have a workout or get in touch with your spiritual side, there is a yoga class to suit you. And you don't even have to be bendy …<p>The myriad benefits of yoga – including lower blood pressure, increased strength and bone density and reduced anxiety – should be enough to get …

The Ultimate Total-Body Move

<b>2. ROLL ONTO YOUR FOREARM</b><br>"The biggest mistake I see people make is trying to sit straight up," says dos Remedios. Instead, fire your core and roll up onto your opposite elbow and forearm. Now you're in a position to push the weight up as you raise your torso off the floor.<p><b>3. SLIDE YOUR HAND …