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European Travel

Eight Great Homemade Veggie Burgers

Everyone should have a great veggie burger recipe in their repertoire, and the good news is there are infinite ways to go about it. A base of …

Cooking

Beef Stew Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

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 …

Pineapple Turmeric Post-Workout Smoothie

Recover immediately after your workout with this delicious post-workout smoothie. Each sip has a 4-to-1 ratio of carbs-to-protein to replenish muscle …

Workouts

Best Tomato Cucumber Feta Salad Recipe - How To Make Tomato Cucumber Feta Salad

This bright, satisfying salad comes together in 10 minutes tops.

The Secret Ingredient in This Key Lime Pie Is Avocados!

Not all desserts need to be sugary and sweet. This key lime pie is both tart and creamy, making it the perfect treat for a hot night. Made with avocados and coconut cream, it's vegan — but dairy-lovers will enjoy it too! If you're not a fan of lime but still want a vegan treat, you should try our …

17 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Startups

The best things in Schweiz are free: Switzerland on a budget

The mere idea of travelling around Switzerland on the cheap might make you roll your eyes in disbelief—after all, the nation regularly tops polls of the world’s most expensive countries.<p>But with a little canny planning, some clever timing and a shrewd knack for cost cutting, Switzerland’s …

Personal Finance
Cheesecake

The best cities in the world for cycling in 2017 have been revealed

A new index for 2017 has revealed the most bicycle-friendly cities around the world, with the results being correlated from 14 different factors such as biking facilities in each location, the culture surrounding cycling, urban planning, the perception of safety in each city and the availability of …

Malmö

Guide to Exploring New Zealand’s North Island

North Island of New Zealand is a popular destination for tourists and those who seek adventure. It is famous for being called the “City of Sails” …

New Zealand

Venezuelan-Style Arepas Corn Cake Recipe

<i>Arepas</i> are griddle-fried corn cakes made from a special kind of precooked corn flour called <i>masarepa</i>. They are a delicious food that is very popular …

Cooking

3 Surprisingly Decadent Cauliflower Soup Recipes

If you've been searching for a comfort food that won't give you a carb-induced food hangover, look no further. Enter: cauliflower, the carb-replacing …

9 Ikea Kitchen Hacks That Change Everything

Kitchens are superfunctional spaces, and it can be difficult to balance function and style. But kitchens are also one of the best places in your home for you to get creative, and nothing lets you express your creativity while maintaining functionality like some good Ikea hacks. Try a simple DIY …

Hacking

World’s Most Beautiful Kayaking Trips for the Ultimate Adventure

Unspoiled nature, stunning scenery, and an increased heart rate are cravings of the adventure travel lover’s soul, and there are few better ways to …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

Beaches

This Is Kelly LeVeque's #1 Anti-Inflammatory Detox Salad (and It's Delicious)

Google inflammation, and you'll find a veritable minefield of information from causes to symptoms and treatments. In fact, there are a mere 41 …

An Eater’s Guide to New York City

Welcome to the Vast, Ever-Changing Food Metropolis<p>With more than eight million people spread out across 250+ neighborhoods, New York City is a true melting pot. In addition to mom-and-pops serving foods from all around the world, there are fine-dining restaurants from local and international …

Ice Cream

My 10 Favorite Healthy Comfort Food Recipes

A healthy dinner means different things to different people. For me it means using as many "real food" ingredients as possible. I lean hard on fresh …

Cooking

The 6 Best Italian Road Trips

With its lush countryside, plunging coastlines, snow-capped peaks, and glittering lakes, Italy offers epic driving experiences for every kind of traveler. Here, we’ve put together our favorite Italian road trip itineraries—including where to stop, where to stay, and what you’ll see along the …

Italy

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Dessert

Kaffir Lime Gelato

Whisk milk, cream, sugar, lime zest, salt, and yolks in a 4-quart saucepan. Stir in Kaffir lime leaves and cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 …

Butternut Squash and Tomato Soup

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 medium butternut squash, halved, seeded<p>2 garlic cloves, peeled<p>1 onion, chopped<p>2 teaspoons grated peeled ginger or 1/2 teaspoon dried ground ginger<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt plus more for seasoning<p>1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric<p>1 28-oz. can whole …

Butternut

Where to go in September for culture

Autumn flourishes transform the northern hemisphere with fiery foliage, temperate climes and (for the most part) fewer crowds, making this a prime time for sightseeing and soaking up some culture.<p>Visit delightful Dublin for history, humour and cosy evenings at the pub; travel back in time and …

Travel

Thai Quinoa Salad with Fresh Herbs and Lime Vinaigrette

Ingredients<p>For the Salad<p>1 cup quinoa, rinsed (or pre-washed)<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 red bell pepper, cut into bite-sized strips<br>• 1 carrot, peeled and …

15 Healthy Sandwich Ideas That Make Lunchtime Sensational

When you need to change up a stale lunchtime routine, a sandwich is the perfect place to start. Something as simple as two pieces of bread leaves room for an indefinite amount of stacked creations. And when done the right way, it makes for a filling, healthy, and nutrient-rich option. Let the …

Healthy Eating

7 Healthy Lunches That Aren't Salad

Upgrade your al desko dining experience.<p>When it comes to healthy lunches, green salads are classic—and sometimes a bit monotonous. Here are seven …

Food

13 DIY Hummus Recipes That Are Way Better Than the Store-Bought Stuff

I have a bone to pick with store-bought hummus. In my opinion, it never tastes quite right. For reasons beyond my comprehension, it's always a little …

Healthy Eating