Laura McKinney

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cashew Curry Sauce

Slowing down and simplifying should be easy, in theory.<p>But in reality, it takes a good deal of dedication and willpower. It’s hard to de-clutter your …

Curries

The American Neighborhoods Without Water, Sewers, or Building Codes

Low-income residents bought cheap land outside of border cities decades ago. But the promised infrastructure never came.<p>MONTANA VISTA, Tex.—No one objected when developers bought up dusty vacant land here in the 1950s and 1960s and turned it into unincorporated subdivisions—areas outside city …

El Paso

Stovetop Citrus Carnitas

http://www.MelJoulwan.com/2011/04/29/stovetop-pork-carnitas/<p>There are tons of carnitas recipes available online with various spice blends and cooking …

Magic dust: Yotam Ottolenghi’s za’atar recipes

This Middle Eastern herb is the smell of my childhood. It also has amazing powers of transformation, adding a pungent savouriness to everything from simple salads to grilled meat<p>Za’atar is a cornerstone of Levantine cooking. It is often paired with tahini (another Levantine essential, which I …

How to Make Blue Cheese Salad Dressing

I’m the first to admit that blue cheese is not my favorite. This is strange, because I’m a total cheese lover, but something about blue cheese has …

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken

Amount Per Serving<p><b>Calories</b> 269<p>Calories from Fat 85<p>% Daily Value *<p><b>Total Fat</b> 10g<p>14%<p>Saturated Fat 1g<p>7%<p>Monounsaturated Fat 0g<p>0%<p>Polyunsaturated Fat</b> …

Slow Cookers

28 Ways to Dress a Grain Bowl You Probably Haven't Tried Yet

A good grain bowl is all about the mix-ins and toppings. So here are 28 great combos you probably haven't tried yet.<p>A good grain bowl is only as good as its add-ins. Give your quinoa, bulgur, farro, rice, and barley the love it deserves with these 28 healthy and easy toppings, mix-ins, and …

Paleo Almond Crusted Chicken Salad

This salad recipe is back by popular demand! It is one of my absolute favorites. It’s so pretty and packed with nutrients! It’s always a good idea to …

Food

Rad Rainbow Raw Pad Thai — Oh She Glows

Say this recipe title 10 times fast and…you WIN!<p>Happiness and energy in a bowl. What more could you want on a Monday?<p>If I could summarize in a single …

Fresh and Filling, This Protein-Packed Salad Makes the Perfect Post-Workout Meal

If you've spent the last few months sipping steamy soups and biting into comforting pasta dishes, your waistline might not be ready to bare it all on the beach. If you're looking to get back to your slimmer self, here's a healthy tip that works — eat a rainbow. Since bright and vibrant-colored …

Layered Taco Salad With Cilantro-Lime Dressing

Are you loving packing salads in mason jars for lunch? Even though you can layer the basic salad in a number of ways, using the same ingredients can get a little boring. Spice things up with this vegetarian taco salad.<p>The homemade cilantro-lime dressing gives this salad a fresh and zesty flavor …

Healthy Eating

A Sweet and Tropical Flat-Belly Salad

Ab exercises aren't the only piece in solving the flat-belly puzzle — diet plays a huge role, too. Made with fiber-rich Bibb lettuce, this salad gets an extra boost from hydrating cucumbers that help flush out the digestive system. The enzymes in the pineapple ease digestion, and besides adding a …

Power Lunch: Baby Kale Salad Loaded With Protein

Let's face it — kale may be a nutritious powerhouse, but its flavor is anything but timid. If you're tried of making soups, smoothies, and salads from the dark green roughage, baby kale makes an excellent alternative. The little leaves are tender, mild in flavor, and don't require the prep …

Savory Sausage and Cheddar Bread Pudding

5 stars based on 62 votes<p>Bread pudding is usually sweet, but it can be made savory too. This version, brimming with sweet pork sausage and sharp …

Sorghum Molasses Oatmeal Cookies Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.<p>“These cookies are very flavorful, not at all like the typical oatmeal …

Crispy Parmesan Cauliflower Steaks

A panko-and-Parmesan coating makes these baked cauliflower steaks crispy and delicious!

Winter warmer recipe: Pumpkin pearl barley risotto with sage butter

With the cold nights approaching, hearty comfort food is a necessity.<p>But if you want the comfort without the guilt then this recipe is a corker.<p>This …

Sourdough Starter Recipe - Le Pain Quotidien - Bakery & Communal Table

Building a starter takes time. To develop the culture for our sourdough starter, we use a mixture of two flours: whole rye, which has a high …

How to Make Super Easy Homemade Turtles

Turtles

Women Don't Need to Have Periods

Using birth control to eliminate menstruation isn’t unsafe, even if some worry it’s “unnatural.”<p>No matter why a woman is seeing a doctor—be it for a headache or for a broken toe—she can reliably expect to be asked the date of her last period within the first minute of her consultation. Because of …

Women's Health

Foot and Ankle Conditioning Program

Purpose of Program<p>After an injury or surgery, an exercise conditioning program will help you return to daily activities and enjoy a more active, …

2 Science-Backed Strategies to Avoid Long-Term Weight Gain

With weight gain, slow and steady is the common pace—we often look back, wondering: “How did I get to this weight?” Long-term weight gain typically …

Israeli-Style Hummus

Makes about 4 cups<p>Intentionally overcooking the chickpeas then whipping the mixture is key. This hummus is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>September 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup dried …

The Great American Total Solar Eclipse Is Coming 2 Years from Today

Two years from today, on Aug. 21, 2017, North Americans will get an opportunity to observe nature's greatest sky show.<p>Picture this: The day starts …

Bento Box Ideas for Rapid Weight Loss and Total Health

The compact food container, which originated in Japan, features anywhere from two to five compartments, each meant for a different meal element. …

Healthy Eating

50 Best Detox Waters For Weight Loss And Bloating

What would you say if we told you that one of your most powerful allies when it comes to weight loss isn’t the newest cardio science or a complicated …

Detox

True Vanilla Ice Cream

Makes about 3 1/2 cups Servings<p>There's nothing, um, vanilla about our homemade version of the classic. Of course, it also makes a great base for your favorite flavor upgrades. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup whole milk<p>1/4 cup …

33 ridiculously cool buildings of the future

The future of architecture is in for some spectacularly cool buildings.<p>The World Architecture Festival (WAF) recently announced the 338 projects that are on its annual design awards shortlist. In addition to new buildings that went up in the past year, there's a whole category devoted to structures …