Megan Kardatzke

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My marriage works, and I’m going to tell you why

6 surprising reasons for our success as a couple<p>Lately, I’ve been thinking more and more about a term that’s become popular in reference to …

12 Interior Paint Colors Designers Absolutely Love

There's a reason they turn to these shades over and over again.<p>1 of 13<p>Beatriz da Costa<p>Lavender Mist, Benjamin Moore<p>"People underestimate the power of …

Ready to get results fast? Try this 5-minute plank challenge

<i>What to do when your sanity needs a sweat sesh, but making it to the studio is just not going to happen? Sweat Series is here to help! We partnered</i> …

When negative emotions take a physical toll on our bodies

If you prefer to listen, here’s the Soundcloud podcast version of this post, also on iTunes.<p>Just like stress can cause you to get a tight knot in the …

Yoga

Natural Remedies for Anxiety: TOP 21 Most Effective Treatments

Life can feel unsatisfying when we’re unable to concentrate on the moment. When our thoughts are consistently elsewhere worrying about the future or …

Find out what this woman eats to look 20 years younger than she is

The naturopath and herbalist, whose clients include large corporations and celebrities such as actress Thandie Newton, 42, believes that everyone can …

What Does a 1,500-Calorie-Day Look Like?

See what a day's worth of food looks like on a 1,500-calorie diet.<p>When you're trying to eat better or lose weight, sometimes you just want someone to …

Spiced Salmon Kebabs

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>Here's a little trick: Thread salmon pieces onto two skewers so they don't flip and spin every time you turn them on the grill.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano<p>2 teaspoons sesame seeds<p>1 teaspoon ground cumin<p>1 teaspoon kosher …

Seafood

Healthier homemade fried rice with a flavorful Thai curry twist

I love fried rice and Asian food in general. One thing that draws me to Asian cooking is the exotic yet simple flavors the dishes are seasoned with. …

74 Alkaline Foods That Fight Cancer, Pain, Gout, Diabetes and Heart Disease

We’re committed to offering our readers the best possible information to help everyone live and enjoy a happier and healthier life. This means that …

Diabetes

Grilled Chicken Tacos

4 Servings<p>These chicken tacos are made with thighs, which are more flavorful than chicken breasts; plus, they're less expensive. Put them to work in any fast weeknight preparation, starting with these spiced tacos.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium onion, cut into wedges, keeping root intact<p>2 garlic …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

Workouts

3 Amazing Juices for Weight Loss

As an added bonus, they all taste amazing.<p>Let us be clear: We're not advocates of purely liquid diets for weight loss. Most juices are missing fiber and protein—both of which are key to feeling satisfied and dropping pounds. That said, enjoying a juice with a meal or as a snack can help you …

Weight Loss

Hot Artichoke-Fontina Dip Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 8 to 10 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour<p>A cheesy, artichoke-loaded dip served with pita …

Cheesy Stuffed Mexican Peppers With Red Chili Sauce Recipe

These Mexican-flavored peppers sport a cheesy, creamy beef-and-rice filling that's spiked with chili powder and cumin. It's topped with an enchilada-style sauce and gets its depth from ancho chili and unsweetened cocoa powders and its aromatics from cumin and lightly floral Mexican oregano.<p><b>Why this</b> …

Strawberry, Spinach and Quinoa Salad

Chopped Strawberry and Spinach Salad with Quinoa and Goat Cheese<p>Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 10 mins<br>• Cook Time: 20 mins<br>• Total Time: 30 …

Sweet and Hot Curried Zucchini Pickles

Summer squash is also excellent in this recipe, although the coloring of the final product is not quite as distinctive. If you're one of those …

Pasta with Summer Corn, Slow-Cooked Tomatoes, and Garlic Confit

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: Of slow-cooked tomatoes and simple summer pastas and job descriptions.</i><p>Four days into sports camp …

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 168<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

Pumpkin Pie Crumb Bar Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Crumb Bars<p><b>Yield:</b> 16 bars<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>50 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 10 minutes<p>Pumpkin pie filling …

Garlic Lime Chipotle Roasted Chicken

I’m pretty sure everyone winds up in a cooking slump every now and then. Like…you’re making the same meals over and over again and you kind of dread …

Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak With Roasted Chilies and Pepper Jack Cheese Recipe

Butterflied flank steak rubbed with a garlicky chili rub, then layered with roasted green chilies and pepper jack cheese gets rolled, sliced, and grilled until smoky and charred.<p>Read more details on the rolling and stuffing process here!<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Butterflying the flank steak allows you …

baked orzo with eggplant and mozzarella

Okay, I know that despite everyone being back to school, people actually showing up to the office again, like, to <i>work</i>, again and Labor Day being but …

apple mosaic tart with salted caramel

My husband likes to joke that every other comment on this site in the month of October is, “Help! I went apple picking and I brought home 20 pounds …

ethereally smooth hummus

For as long as I have written this website — yes, even longer than it has been since I told you the wee white lie that Paula Wolfert’s hummus was all …

my favorite buttermilk biscuits

I won’t lie: I generally feel — being a Jewish kid from suburban New Jersey — about the least qualified person on earth to talk about biscuits. My …

lentil and chickpea salad with feta and tahini

I have an uneven history with chef cookbooks. I have learned the hard way more often than I’ve wished to that just because I might enjoy sitting down …