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Weekend Recipe: Peanut Butter Protein Balls That'll Help Fuel Your Workouts

These delicious protein balls take about five minutes to make and are the perfect portable breakfast or healthy snack on the run. I often make a …

Breakfast

'God Save Texas' Is Essential Reading For Everyone — Even Non-Texans

If you grew up in Texas, chances are you've heard the old joke about the man teaching his son about good manners. "Never ask a man if he's from Texas," the father said. "If he is, he'll tell you. And if he's not, there's no use in embarrassing him."<p>As dad jokes go, it's not exactly the worst, …

Extreme Weather

How to Make Spicy Ketchup-Glazed Meatloaf - Best Spicy Ketchup-Glazed Meatloaf Recipe

Raymond Horn<p>Go classic with <i>The Chew</i> co-host Carla Hall's family-friendly recipe. “My mother isn’t a great cook, but she does meatloaf really well. …

Cooking

10 Hearty Paleo Soup Recipes

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Why You Should Try This Easy Online Room Design Planner

Plan Your Room<p>A full review of Plan Your Room, a free online room design tool<p>Updated April 05, 2018<p>Plan Your Room is a free online room design …

Food & Dining

Easy Crock-Pot Beef Brisket Recipe | Mom Life

No-Fuss Beef Brisket in a Crock-Pot<p>A Crock-Pot is absolutely ideal for cooking beef brisket, an initially tough, muscular cut of meat that becomes …

Cooking

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Books

Taking Back Christianity From The Religious Right

Very little in the actual teaching put forward by Jesus would support the political philosophy of the Christian right in 21st-century America.<p>Since …

Faith

An updating, infuriating list of all the April Fools’ pranks on the Internet in 2018

April Fools’ Day is on a Sunday and on Easter this year, which isn’t the best scenario for all the thirsty brands looking to get their pranks into the weekday news cycle. Based on our email inbox, many of the brands have settled on the same workaround: Just start their jokes early.<p>As of the …

Selling

Starting the Whole30 Challenge? Here Are Some Breakfast Ideas You'll Want to Make

Whole30 is a month-long challenge requiring you to cut out food groups believed to be gut disrupting and inflammatory like sugars, grains, dairy, alcohol, and legumes. Although avocado toast and lattes aren't Whole30 approved, we've found some substitutes that are just as tasty!

Breakfast

59 Brilliant Romantic Comedies That Are Seriously Underrated

Save this list for a rainy day.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Relationships

The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right

It’s beyond strange that so many humans are clueless about how they should feed themselves. Every wild species on the planet knows how to do it; …

Nutrition

Why You Need a Cast Iron Skillet For Homemade Pizza

Homemade pizza nerds are a passionate bunch; for a timid novice, the sheer amount of conflicting information available on various pizza-enthusiast …

Cast Iron Skillet

No-Potato Cauliflower Hash Browns Are Your Favorite New Breakfast Side

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Using a box grater with medium holes, grate half a head of cauliflower over a small mixing bowl to make cauliflower rice. Here’s …

Breakfast

The perfect Irish barmbrack recipe

This Irish fruit loaf was once reserved for high days and holidays, particularly Halloween, but, like many seasonal treats, it’s now increasingly available year round, and especially in the run-up to St Patrick’s Day – my own local bakery has been producing them since mid-February. As its Irish …

Baking

Warm Summer Vegetable Salad

In this hearty salad, chef Marco Canora cooks the vegetables until their flavor is fully developed before tossing them with a pungent anchovy …

Cooking

The "Ancient Grain" You Should Be Eating

It's a rustic Italian staple that's not only a nutritional powerhouse, it's versatile and easy to make too.

Food

Brothy Noodle Bowl with Mushrooms and Chiles

2 servings<p>Alison Carroll, who developed this recipe, relies almost entirely on dry pantry staples to build depth of flavor in this superfood broth. Feel free to swap out the vermicelli for your favorite cooked grain or a different noodle—the recipe is designed to be customizable.<p>March …

Mushrooms

5 Healthy High-Protein Snacks That Could Double as Dessert

Protein is the powerhouse nutrient we absolutely can’t live without. The amino acids that make up protein are necessary for boosting your metabolism, …

Camera back brings classic 35 mm film cameras into the digital age

The I'm Back project has been 5 years in development, and seen a number of prototypes come and go. The camera attachment has been designed to offer …

6 Symptoms That Point to a Magnesium Deficiency (and How to Treat It)

Most of us aim to eat balanced meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or at least two of the three (on a good day). But we haven't really gone over …

This Podcast-Based Writing Course Will Get You Working on Your Dream Novel

Tim Clare’s Couch to 80K writing podcast is a delightful, intense, encouraging eight-week journey towards writing a novel. For the best experience, …

Writing

You Can Carve Ina Garten's Zucchini Pancakes Recipe Onto My Tombstone

By Alyse Whitney<p>The world needs to know about these 5-ingredient veggie-packed pancakes.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the zucchini pancakes recipe that associate web editor Alyse Whitney just couldn't live</i> …

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16 Delicious Ways to Eat Beans Instead of Meat

Like mushrooms, beans make a great vegetarian substitute in dishes like burgers, sauces, tacos, and other traditionally meat-centric recipes. And …

Healthy Eating

The Garlic Broth Recipe That Brought Me Back to Health

This soup has just three other ingredients, but garlic is the one that matters.<p><i>This story is part of the Healthyish Guide to Feeling Better Already, a collection of recipes, remedies, and distractions to get you back on your feet.</i><p>Before there was this garlic broth, my sick-day cooking was pretty …

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24 Fresh and Delicious Foil Packet Recipes Perfect for Spring

Enjoy the season with our best and easiest foil packet dinners yet!<p>We're finally turning a corner into our favorite bright and blooming season, and …

Cooking

Best Foods to Stockpile for an Emergency

Fueling your body during an emergency is very different from your everyday diet. Because you’ll probably expend more energy than you normally would, …

Nutrition

Pasta and Green Beans

Pasta e Vaianeia<p>Loading...<p>Slang for pasta and green beans, Pasta e Vaianeia is a traditional Italian dish from the small southern town of Molochio, …

Getting A Tax Refund Is Bad, Actually

Don’t give away free money.<p>The IRS rolled out the latest version of its tax calculator on Wednesday after updating it to reflect the new withholding tables. The free tool is designed to help taxpayers be sure they don’t have too much money taken out of their paychecks for taxes.<p>That’s because …

How to make spiced aubergines with walnuts, pomegranate and tahini yoghurt

<b>Souk spiced aubergines with walnuts, pomegranate and tahini yoghurt</b><p>This dish is perfect as a side or veggie main.<p>Prep: 40 mins<p>Serves 4<p><i>2tsp lightly</i> …