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Add These 11 Hunger-Satiating Ingredients to Your Oatmeal to Stay Full Until Lunch

If weight loss is your goal, oatmeal is one of the best breakfast choices. Not only is it quick and easy, but eating whole grains like rolled oats or steel-cut oats keeps you feeling full longer. Sometimes oats aren't enough, though, so add a few of these ingredients to your bowl to sate your …

Breakfast

This Flavorful Buddha Bowl Is Exactly What Your Post-Workout Routine Needs

Buddha bowls seem to be the new hype all over Instagram. They are supercolorful, full of macronutrients and micronutrients, and they're delicious. If you haven't heard of a Buddha bowl before, it's basically a bowl piled so high with all your favorite foods that it looks like a belly. They also …

Food

8 Creative Ways to Eat More Spinach

Getting your two to three servings of vegetables in every single day is tough. Especially when you aren’t a huge fan of vegetables, whether raw or …

15 Chinese Food Recipes That Taste Better Than Takeout

Ditch the kung pao with these easy recipes.<p>February 05, 2018<p>Sometimes I just want to sit in front of Netflix and eat boxes of takeout while I …

23 Filling Soups, Stews & Salads, Courtesy of Lentils

To me, lentils are a pantry hero. Possibly even a superhero. I can't count the number of times I've come home, tired and feeling "bleh," a corner of my mind nudging me sneakily to give in and order takeout even though I'd made myself a promise to cook more often. I open the fridge looking for …

The plank is the one exercise most commonly done wrong, according to a personal trainer — but this subtle change could make it twice as effective in half the time

The plank -- holding yourself on your hands and toes as if you're about to do a pushup -- is one of the most effective body-weight exercises for …

Exercise

15 Keto Snacks That Take Care of Comfort Food Cravings

Is it just us, or is the ketogenic diet trending harder than berets and flare pants right now? High in fats, low in carbs, and 100-percent …

Healthy Eating

How to Pack High-Protein Mason Jar Salads For the Week

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Meal Prep<p>High-Protein Mason Jar Salads<p>How to Pack High-Protein Mason Jar Salads For the Week<p>Shares<p>Colourful chopped veg and …

Healthy Eating

25+ Christmas Desserts Even Your Nonvegan Guests Will Love

With so many dietary preferences and intolerances these days, it's always a good idea to make an extra dessert that caters to most people. The best part about these dishes is that even people without those issues will likely dive in and won't even taste the difference! So we're going to show you …

Simple Recipes to Help Fight Inflammation

Incorportating inflammation-fighting foods into your daily diet is way easier/tastier than you might think.<p>While you’ve likely heard of inflammation …

New York Times

13 Dairy-Free and Fruity Desserts to Feast on All Season

Dessert isn't reserved for people who enjoy dairy. Whether you're committed to a vegan lifestyle or simply want a vegan Christmas treat, there's …

Dessert

19 Farro Recipes That Make You Wonder Why It's Taken You So Long to Eat It

Once upon a time, a titan named quinoa swept across the globe and started dominating all kinds of recipes. We understand why: It's full of protein, …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

17 High-Protein Lunches You Don't Need to Reheat at Work or School

While meal-prepped chicken and rice or last night's healthy pasta dish <i>sound</i> like great packed lunches in theory, they're considerably less appealing …

Healthy Eating

Citrus Cauliflower Rice (Paleo, Whole30)

Before I made the switch to paleo, a bowl of seasoned rice was my go-to comfort food. Something about white food that can be eaten with a spoon makes …

Food

10 Keto Recipes That Are Full of Fat (and That's a Good Thing)

First it was gluten-free, then it was Paleo, and now it's all about that keto life. Haven't heard of it yet? We're still getting our feet wet when it …

Build Serious Strength With This Badass Kettlebell Circuit Workout

Get stronger, tone up, break a sweat, and feel like a total badass: DIAKADI personal trainer Liz Letchford, MS, ATC, created this strength-building …

Healthy Eating

How to Make the Most of a Staycation

The next time you’re looking to take a short trip, why head out of town when you can have an enjoyable vacation by staying close to home? “Exploring your backyard with a staycation is a relaxing break and one that’s very special because most of us have never visited the highlights in the area where …

Travel

Five tactics to save on summer vacation airfares

Peak summer season airfare pricing kicks in around June 15. But that doesn’t mean you’ll be forced to pay premium pricing. Here are five things you can do.<p>All fares below were found on Farecompare.com on May 12 for round-trip travel in July.<p><b>1. Fly to competitive cities.</b><p>Each of these cities has lots …

Flying

AFAR Editors’ Favorite Summer Destinations

Courtesy of Pixabay<p>Here’s where AFAR staffers travel to soak up the summer sun.<p>The perfect summer vacation is different for everyone. For some, an …

Travel

Picking The Best Apps For Impromptu Summer Travel

Grads have gotten clear of college, Memorial Day is coming, and that means it’s time for some spur of the moment vacation planning. Here are the best travel apps to smooth the bumps in that unplanned road trip, or last-second flight.<p><b>Google Maps</b><p>Every traveler, spontaneous or not, needs a good map. …

The Best Apps for People Who Travel Alone

No matter how much you do it, solo travel can be intimidating.<p>It's perfectly natural to be nervous about dropping into a foreign, new place on your …

Apps

The 25 Cheapest Places To Travel This Summer

There’s nothing like a summer vacation, but it can also be one of the most expensive times to take a trip. Depending on where you want to go, airfares are sky high and hotels are at a premium.<p>I interviewed a handful of travel experts and got their favorite picks for the most affordable destinations …

Travel

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

Maps

This Fast and Easy Thanksgiving Side Is as Colorful as It's Crazy Delicious

<i>POPSUGAR is bringing you an exclusive look at Thanksgiving recipes from famous lifestyle influencers. We're excited to present the first online look at this mashed sweet potatoes recipe from Mandy Bird, the blogger behind Mandy's Recipe Box.</i><p>I came up with these mashed sweet potatoes because I have …

Why And How To Date Your Spouse: 6 Tips For Successful Date Nights

<b>Most couples know they are supposed to have a regular "Date Night".</b><p>Unfortunately, along the way they let familiar routines and their life partner/parenting roles overshadowed their on-going need for novel activities and their role as romantic partners. They just can't seem to have a night out that …

TV shows

How to burn fat

All gym rats have the same primary goals: Build muscle and burn fat. But melting away that pudgy layer to reveal the six pack you’ve worked so hard …

Nutrition