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Boy Bait To Banana Bread: 8 To-Die-For Breakfast Cakes

Cake for breakfast? Yes, please! From blueberry coffee cake (aka boy bait) to marbled chocolate banana bread, these recipes will motivate you to jump out of bed and start your day.<p>1. Blueberry Coffee Cake (aka Boy Bait)<p>The recipe for this old-fashioned blueberry coffee cake traces back to a 1954 …

Dessert
Healthy Eating

Cheesy Turkey Stuffed Peppers

<i>An ultra cheesy turkey stuffed peppers recipe that is ready and on the table in 30 minutes! This easy dinner recipe is a quick and delicious way to</i> …

Cooking

12 60-second weight-loss tips

<b>1. Ditch high fructose corn syrup</b> <i><br>Once you eliminate this natural sweetener from your diet, expect to see rapid weight loss.</i><p>Corn syrup is the sugar extracted from corn. It is not and never has been healthy, but as corn is now almost entirely genetically modified, it is even worse for us. The …

Nutrition

9 Hidden Sources of MSG in Your Food

It's the chemical you've heard associated with Chinese food, but it's also hiding in these other common grocery foods.<p>MSG by any other name would …

Wellness

Just how aggressively should shrubs be pruned?

I cut back our 12-foot-tall honeysuckle to what you see in the photo.Should I cut it back further?Should the old wood at bottom left be cut lower?<p><i>— Benjamin Jackson, Park Ridge</i><p>The winter dormant season is a great time to prune trees and shrubs. The very aggressive pruning of overgrown deciduous …

29 Books That Will Enrich Your Inner Literati

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

Books

C.S. Lewis and the chilling letters of Screwtape

(the latest in the “Lights in the Darkness” series)<p>I remember it vividly.<p>“So what did you think?” I asked. My dad looked at me wearing concern on his …

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and author, dead at 87

NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, the Romanian-born Holocaust survivor whose classic "Night" became a landmark testament to the Nazis' crimes and launched Wiesel's long career as one of the world's foremost witnesses and humanitarians, has died at age 87.<p>His death was announced Saturday …

Israel

10 Super-Helpful Charts Every Baker Needs to Pin

Never mess up another lattice pie crust ever again.<p>When it comes to baking, it pays to be precise. So the next time you fire up your oven, make sure to have these incredibly helpful charts on hand.

What Your Malasana (Squat) Can Tell You About Your Body

Malasana: The Pose<p><i>Note: While some schools of yoga differentiate between</i> malasana <i>and</i> upavesasana <i>(depending on the width between your feet), for the</i> …

The Best High-Fiber and Low-Carb Foods

How can you find foods that are low in carbohydrate, yet high in fiber? Interestingly, almost all the non-starchy vegetables and low-sugar fruits are …

Bake the Easiest Cupcakes Ever with This Two-Ingredient Recipe

After overdosing on two-ingredient chocolate mousse, we wanted something else to satisfy our sweet tooth that was as quick and easy. The internet …

Dessert

26 Insanely Useful Products That Every Baker Needs

Every baker should consider having these products in their arsenal. Get a digital scale, French rolling pin, silicone everything, and soon you'll be baking like a bona fide boss.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links</i> …

5 foods that are killing your sex drive

It’s springtime, and love is in the air. Believe it or not, your lovemaking ability (or lack thereof) is directly related to your diet, and certain foods are more detrimental to your ability to perform than others.<p>If you happen to be a man who is experiencing a little trouble getting, er, …

Wellness

11 classic sci-fi novels you must read, and re-read, and their movie counterparts

Dinosaurs, space, and the future! As far back as I can remember I’ve been obsessed with all things sci-fi. It could have been the first of countless …

Science Fiction

When (and When Not) to Use the Grill Lid

Mastery of your grill lid stands between you and perfectly grilled steaks.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Shelley confesses her grilling confusion to associate food editor Rick</i> …

BBQ

Best Plant Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for brain and nervous system function, plus they have anti-inflammatory properties. Omega-3 fatty acids must come …

Cook These 7 Recipes On Sunday, And Feed Yourself All Week

Here we are with another installment of recipes to cook on Sunday that will help you eat healthy, stress-free, homemade meals all week. We're not suggesting that you cook every single meal you'll eat throughout the week on this one day of rest -- that would be an absolutely tiring task. What we …

Cooking

The 10 best books of the year, according to Amazon

The winners span two-dozen categories, including everything from literary fiction to mysteries and thrillers.<p>From gripping nonfiction that delves deep into historical accounts to novels that take readers into fascinating imaginary worlds, here are the top 10 books Amazon chose for 2015.<p>1. <b>"</b><b>Fates and</b> …

Books

The Bad News About the Organic Industry

The good news: Organic produce is now certified by the government, widely available at big-box stores, and more affordable than ever. The bad news: …

20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …

This 15-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Wakes You Up Better Than Coffee

Ever wonder how every yoga instructor you meet has more energy than Jess on <i>New Girl</i>, even at a 7 a.m. class? Yeah, coffee (or green tea) may play a …

Yoga

5 Dystopian Trilogies Better Than 'The Hunger Games'

With the unending details and minor dilemmas of modern day living, there is an ensnaring simplicity to the fictional task of survival. Perhaps it's callous to love dystopia, to soak up stories where the characters are much worse off than you are, but the fiction shelves of bookstores are littered …

Science Fiction

Homemade Marinara Sauce Is Easy to Make—If You Avoid These Common Mistakes

Jarred marinara sauce can't hold a candle to the homemade version. Avoid these common mistakes and whip up a batch tonight.<p>Is there any dinner that's easier to make and more satisfying than pasta and marinara sauce covered in a flurry of shredded Parmesan? We think not. But before you reach for a …

Cooking

11 Better-For-You Baking Swaps

There’s something that feels so right about indulging in a rich brownie or a frosted, fluffy cupcake. But it’s no secret that baking staples aren’t making anyone’s superfood list.<p>Luckily, we’ve found a way to help you feel better about treating yourself: make some simple substitutes in your …

Fresh vs. Canned Pumpkin: When Should You Use Which?

Fresh always sounds like the better idea, right? From-scratch chocolate chip cookies will always be more appealing than Pillsbury slice and bake. But when it comes to pumpkin pie, so many of us just reach for the can, even though there are piles and piles of sugar pumpkins just waiting to be …

20-Minute Energizing Morning...

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17 Easy Hacks For Fresher Food

The secret to fresher food? Dedicating a few extra minutes to prepping and storing your groceries.<p>We partnered with Fresh & Easy, a <i>new</i> kind of market, to bring you 17 of the best hacks we’ve seen for keeping your favorite foods fresh. Put them to use and you’ll start mistaking your kitchen for your …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …