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How to biohack your morning coffee

<i>Attention, all coffee connoisseurs: Your morning brew can do more than just provide a pick-me-up. With a few tweaks, that joe can help you think</i> …

Wellness

3 Easy Mexican Salsa Recipes for Healthy Snacking

Psh, there’s no need to wait until Taco Tuesday to get your fill of Mexican cuisine… In fact, we just consider that deprivation. However, when you’d …

Cooking

5 High-Protein Meals From Pinterest That Can Help You Lose Weight

These have you covered morning, noon, and night.<p>You've probably heard by now that a high-protein diet can be beneficial for weight loss. Along with fiber, protein is incredibly filling and staying fuller, longer is a big part of losing weight. Luckily, this in no way means you need to start …

10 Slimming (Yet Totally Satisfying) Recipes For Swimsuit Season

Warm weather is upon us and, like it or not, swimsuit season is here. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up good eating. Summer meals can be lighter and less caloric, but still delicious. From soups to salads to entrees, all of these recipes are light, full of flavor, and totally satisfying.<p>1. …

Europe Travel: 10 Charming Villages for a Romantic Getaway

Europe’s most charming villages are at the heart of a fairytale story—gorgeous views, colorful scenery, and port-side, romantic stays against a …

Elevate your lunch al desk-o with this summer beet soup recipe

Chilled soups are a busy girl’s BFF. With just one round of prep and cleanup, you’ve got days’ worth of nutrient-packed meals to eat anywhere, no …

Healthy Eating

The 20 Best Mountain Towns in America

Explore America’s mountain towns, with trails, microbrews, lakes, and scenic views.<p>For a real recharge, spend some time at altitude.

14 Most-Pinned High-Protein Recipes on Pinterest

If you're looking for some exciting, new, high-protein recipes, Pinterest has you covered. In addition to housing many healthy breakfast, lunch, …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Morning ritual: The 7 steps that will make you happy all day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?<p>Research shows that being …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Why shopping should be a last resort

<b>Toronto illustrator Sarah Lazarovic's Buyerarchy of Needs urges people to consider other options before hitting the mall.</b><p>Sarah Lazarovic does a …

11 plant combos you should grow side-by-side

Nasturtium + Cucumber<p>'For me, companion planting is about bringing pollinators and beneficial insects to your garden to improve biodiversity,' says …

Gardening

April To-Do: Rehab Time for Garden Pots

In April, we pull out our favorite tools and potions to get garden planters and pots in shape; spring cleaning isn’t reserved for just the indoors. …

Mexican Breakfast Recipes

Spice up your mornings with Food Network Kitchen's fresh takes on classic Mexican breakfast dishes like chilaquiles and huevos rancheros.<p>In Mexico, …

Breathtaking Stained-Glass Cabin Looks Ripped from a Fairytale

Neile Cooper’s handcrafted glass abode is made entirely of reclaimed materials and it is stunning.<p>A miniature house made from glass shows off expert construction and dazzling motifs seemingly ripped from <i>Alice In Wonderland</i>. Covered with stained glass, the house sits on a stretch of luscious green …

Odd Yet Beautiful Houseplants You May Not Have Heard Of

Indoor plants add some life and color to your interior spaces, and contrary to popular belief they don't just sit around doing nothing all day …

Plants

Glen Lake Tower

High on a wooded hilltop above a lake in Michigan, the Tower House is the result of an inspiring collaboration between Balance Associates, clients with a passion for architecture as well as their site, and a skilled local contractor. Directed to create “a sustainable retreat that reflects the …

Architecture

The Good Life, Delivered: Our Favorite Home & Garden Subscription Boxes

There's something to the whole "retail therapy" idea, but sometimes the best way to treat yourself is with a surprise monthly gift, and now there's a …

How to Make a Motherboard Cake

Los Angeles baker and author Rosanna Pansino of <i>Nerdy Nummies</i> demonstrated how to make a Motherboard Cake, one of the many creations found in her …

9 Journal Apps to Help You Slay Your 2017 Goals

To say we’re a *tad* obsessed with paper journals might be a little bit of an understatement. But as much as we love our precious diaries, carrying around our everyday journal, bullet journal, fitness journal and gratitude journal can sometimes leave our bag feeling more like a high-school backpack …

Here's why you should bake your cookies like muffins

Is baking cookies in a muffin pan strange? Yep. Does it yield delicious results? You bet. This little-known baking trick has been circulating Pinterest recently. Baking your cookies in a muffin pan prevents them from melting together. Also, for those of us that aren't fans of crunchy cookies, the …

This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook

10 Travel Apps You Need Now

Travel<p>We want you to have the best travel experience from start to finish. These applications will put you at ease so you can focus on enjoying your trip.<p>Apps can help travelers with everything from letting them know the best time to book a flight to translating a foreign menu with their camera. …

17 Make-at-Home Holiday Treats to Bring to Work

As soon as the word <i>holiday</i> starts to be whispered in the halls at work, it’s like suddenly everyone gets an overwhelming urge to bake. One day it’s pumpkin muffins, then over-the-top brownies and, of course, all the chocolate and peanut butter recipe combos you can handle. It’s about time you break …

The 10 Minute Workout Everyone Can Do

If you're a follower of Kardashian workout routines, you've probably noticed Kourtney and Khloe spending a fair amount of time with a classic piece of playground equipment—the jump rope. And trainers love jump ropes too, because jumping rope is a complete, total body workout. “It tones both your …

Workouts

31 Quick-and-Easy Recipes to Help You ROCK Your December Meal Plan

Quick and easy recipes aren’t *just* important around the holidays — there’s no doubt that, come December, they’re absolutely crucial to have on hand. You’ll probably be spending lots of time and energy on Christmas cookie recipes and other holiday noms (candy cane recipes, anyone?), so dinnertime …

You Won't Even Realize You're Eating Veggies With These Baked Cauliflower Bites

Cauliflower: the veggie that can taste like literally anything.<p>View this post on Facebook

Curried Lentil-Vegetable Soup

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the ginger and 2 minced …

Recipes

Meat Free Mondays - 7 Recipes for the Week Ahead (14 November 2016)

Happy Monday everyone! I'm so happy to be back. My knee is slowly improving and I'm back in the kitchen again.<br>I'm mainly making soups at the moment, …

Chilli