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If you need an ugly sweater this Christmas you should definitely raid Miley Cyrus' closet, she's got SO many and we're a little jealous

If you are in need of an ugly Christmas sweater, Miley Cyrus is your girl! Honestly, Cyrus has SO many ugly Christmas sweaters that we wish could …

5 Figure-Friendly Recipes Featuring Peppers

Whether you serve them raw or roasted, there are so many ways to enjoy vibrant and healthy bell peppers.<p><b>1. Roasted Pepper Salad with Feta, Pine Nuts & Basil</b><p>Next time you're asked to bring a veggie or salad to a summer party, try these sweet and smoky bell peppers topped with feta, toasted pine …

Healthy Eating

26 Totally Legit Ways To Make Money In Your Spare Time

Because it's always a long time until payday. H/T Money Saving Expert.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>Important note: Any income you make in addition to your wages needs to be declared to HM Revenue and</i> …

Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

What are the makings of a great salad? You need fresh greens, of course, and then a layer of colorful vegetables like tomatoes and carrots.<p>That's a good start. But to help the body absorb more of the nutrients packed into this medley, you may want to add something else: a cooked egg.<p>A small study …

Nutrition

6 Simple but Excellent Twists on Basic Brownies

In a brownie recipe rut? Try one of these easy riffs for your next picnic.<p>In a brownie recipe rut? Try one of these easy riffs for your next</b> …

Dessert

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Self-help

These Asian Noodle Salad Recipes Will Save Your Summer

Photo credit: The Kitchy Kitchen, What's Cooking Good Looking, Cookie + Kate, This Gal Cooks, Use Real Butter, A House in the Hills<p>You can never have enough go-to quick, easy meal ideas -- especially during the summer when time is better spent outside. Salads are great for that, but often leave you …

Healthy Eating

Camila Alves makes $5 dinner: Ramen stir-fry with veggies and shrimp

Model Camila Alves makes an easy budget weeknight meal: a 6-ingredient ramen stir-fry for just $5. Plus, she throws in a super simple dessert.<p>Ramen Stir-fry<p>Anthony Quintano / TODAY<p>Tipped Jell-O Cups<p>Anthony Quintano/TODAY

Vegetables

Timbuktu's director: why I dared to show hostage-taking jihadis in a new light

It was too hot for Africa and got banned in Paris. Abderrahmane Sissako, the director of Timbuktu, explains why the film makes him cry<p>On 29 July 2012, while much of the world was glued to the London Olympics, a man and woman were abducted in Aguelhok, northern Mali. They were seized by Ansar Dine, …

Africa

Here's How To Make The Perfect Homemade Salad Dressing

Let's be honest here, the only thing many of us really care about when it comes to salad is the dressing. That's where all the flavor is, and that's what makes a salad memorable. Heck, that's often what makes salads edible.<p>But if you don't make your own dressings, you're stuck with the store-bought …

Homemade

What Meat? This Salad Will Steal the Show at Your Next Barbecue

When editor in chief Adam Rapoport throws a barbecue, it's the salad—not the meat—that has people going back for seconds and thirds.<p>Last summer, when my wife left town on a work trip, I decided to throw a backyard barbecue, complete with a roaring charcoal grill and bone-in rib eyes as thick as …

BBQ

Is anyone here Jewish?

“Is anyone here Jewish?”<p>My ears perked up. I was sitting in the courtyard of Café Mazal, a restaurant serving Jewish-themed food in what was once the …

Woody Allen

21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight

Just because you don't eat meat products doesn't mean you have to suffer through a vacuous frozen veggie burger while everyone else at the summer barbecue chows down on hot, delicious grill food.<p>You, dear vegan, deserve the very best. And, as it happens, the very best cookout foods are often vegan. …

Healthy Eating

35 incredible travel destinations you've probably never heard of

Inspired by this Quora list asking about the best travel destinations most people never knew existed, we put together our own list of the 35 hidden gems around the world that are worth the trek.<p><i>Additional reporting by Megan Willett.</i>

Natural Gas

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

Holistic Medicine

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

Healthy Eating

5 Ways to Turn a Can of Tuna Into Dinner

<i>By Katherine Sacks, Epicurious</i><p>If I need to get dinner on the table fast, I'm looking to pantry all-stars to help get me there. One of my favorites? A can of tuna fish: easy, cheap, and shelf-stable, I always keep a few cans around for last-minute meals. And while my go-to tuna salad sandwich is …

Healthy Eating

5 Low-Calorie Cocktails for a Healthier Happy Hour

One of my foodie philosophies for a happy, healthy life is balance and moderation. I think it's important to listen to your body and know what foods make you feel good both physically and mentally. Instead of looking at my diet as a black and white list of what I can and cannot eat, I'm an advocate …

Beverages

Spinach Ricotta Lasagna in a Mug | Healthy Nibbles & Bits

<i>Fresh, easy spinach ricotta lasagna that’s ready in 15 minutes! All you need is a mug and a microwave. This dish is perfect for those days when you</i> …

Who doesn't like free food & drinks on their birthday

What Your Favorite Fast Fashion Store Says About Your Personality

<i>Credit: Rubbermaid Products/Flickr</i><p>Whether you're a die-hard Zara shopper, a Gap fanatic or a Banana Republic regular, where you shop actually says a lot more about you then you might think.<p>We've picked some of the most popular fast-fashion stores around and then determined what each one says about …

Die Hard

Ooey Gooey Buckeye Brownies

Buckeye brownies make any chocolate and peanut butter lover ecstatic. We know you're gonna love 'em.<p>I hear there’s a certain treat out there called ‘Buckeyes’ and it’s taking the interwebs by storm.<p>Unless you live in Ohio, where these treats originate, you probably have no idea what I’m talking …

Dessert

Crappy Gear, Amazing Photos: Using An Old Canon PowerShot to Capture Dreamy Landscapes

I didn’t really get into photography until my son was born. Like most new parents, one of the first things I did was go out and buy a camera so I …

14 of the Best Cookie Recipes Ever... Seriously

Do we need a reason?<p><b>Nutella Sandwich Cookies</b><p>Because everything is better with a little chocolate-hazelnut spread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Gingerbread Lattice Cookies</b><p>Weave dough instead of decorating it. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Whoopie Pies</b><p>Little red velvet cakes sandwiched together with cream cheese and …

Dessert

Be a Rebel: Cook Your Vegetables to Death

There's something really wonderful about cooking vegetables for a very long time. If you know how to do it right, that is.<p>So much of cooking is reactionary. We think about the food our parents prepared for us, or the dishes that restaurants served ten years ago, and smirk about how backwards it all …

10 Easter Brunch Recipes That Will Become Family Favorites

Whether you are looking for something sweet, savory, healthy or indulgent this Easter, I've got you covered. And the best part -- all of these Easter recipes are incredibly easy!<p><b>1. Spinach & Cheese Strata</b><p>This elegant brunch strata -- really a savory bread pudding with spinach, cheese and cubes of …

Breakfast

A Healthy Snack for the Junk Food Junkie!

Ok, chicadees, your loving prof has a confession to make.<p>Ready?<p>Here it is:<p>I am a junk. Food. Junkie.<p>Ask anyone who knows me.<p>I can't even buy snacks because I will eat them -- all of them -- in a single sitting. I just can't do it.<p>But I have some good news. The first step is realizing you have a …

These Turkey Burger Recipes Are The First Step Toward Eating Healthier

There aren't many turkey burgers that inspire the same excitement as a traditional beef burger. While burgers are normally celebrated for being juicy and ever so satisfying, the turkey alternative has the reputation of being dry, bland and all around disappointing.<p>It doesn't have to be that way. …

Cooking