Melissa Thomas

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Spring Slow Cooker Recipes

Warmer weather doesn’t mean you need to retire the slow cooker.<p>There’s no denying the power of the slow cooker. It can create rich flavor, beautiful …

Cooking

18 Ketogenic Snack Recipes to Whip Up Immediately

You’re keto, so most of the prepackaged snacks in the grocery store are out. But that doesn’t mean you have to deny yourself a salty, cheesy or sweet …

Healthy Eating

Recipe: Jerk Chicken Skillet Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

I can't tell you the last time I've been as excited about any recipe as I've been about this one. I knew from the rich, savory aromas wafting from my …

Bay Leaf

We Tried That 2-Ingredient Dough From Instagram And It's Legit AF

Self-rising flour + Greek yogurt = endless possibilities.<p>View this post on Facebook

Our Favorite Chip & Dip Appetizers

Serve any of these top-rated chip and dip recipes and get rave reviews at your next party.

Cooking

This Mushroom Risotto Is Extra Creamy Thanks to a Secret Ingredient

The idea that homemade risotto is time-consuming and tedious is a common misconception. Sure, it requires some love and attention in the form of …

Country Lifestyle

The Best Trader Joe's Products Of All Time

If you've got a Trader Joe's in your neighborhood, chances are it's your go-to supermarket. It's cheap, convenient, and the snacks are unbeatable. It …

The Foolproof Way to Stir-Fry Bok Choy

You may have noticed a leafy green stranger cropping up in your local grocery store produce aisle. Bok choy is a type of Chinese cabbage with an appearance and texture a little closer to mustard greens. When it comes to preparing bok choy, you’re really only limited by your imagination, but a …

Food & Dining

Make This Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken and Broccoli for Dinner

February is not my favorite month. While I'd like to think I'd spend time in my kitchen making long, labor-intensive dinners, like lasagna bolognese …

Cooking

19 Healthy Dinners Under $10 You Should Make ASAP

Because you can be good to your body AND your bank account.

Creamy Rice with Scallops Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine rice, chicken broth, and water in a large pot over high, and bring to a boil. Stir in thyme sprig, butter, 1 1⁄2 …

Country Lifestyle

Meera Sodha’s potato and cabbage curry

Today’s recipe is an ancient dish that my ancestors cooked over wooden fires in their village on the Kathiawar peninsula in Gujarat, western India. It’s also something I ate regularly when I got home from school in Lincolnshire, while sitting in front of the telly and watching Neighbours, as well …

Spices

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

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

From a remote, idyllic island to the world's design capital, these destinations have never been better. Start planning your 2018 travel now.<p>Travelers …

Travel

6 Netflix Original Movies Released During 2017 Scored A Perfect 100% Fresh Rotten Tomatoes Rating

Critics are really savaging Netflix‘s $90 million original film <i>Bright</i> (although audiences seem to be enjoying it just fine), but that doesn’t mean …

Entertainment

The Most Popular Cooking Hacks We Learned This Year

Including a genius new way to frost a birthday cake.<p><i>Originally appeared on Real Simple</i><p>Not all cooking hacks go as planned. But when they do, they can …

Country Lifestyle

Secret Finding: 60 Russian Payments "To Finance Election Campaign Of 2016"

The FBI is scrutinizing more than 60 money transfers sent by the Russian Foreign Ministry to its embassies across the globe, most of them bearing a note that said the money was to be used “to finance election campaign of 2016.” A spokesperson for the Russian government said the money paid for …

7 African Recipes Vegans Will Love

African cuisine has not always been linked with vegetarian or vegan diets and lifestyle choices. However the idea that vegan or vegetarianism is …

Food

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

10 Vegetarian Meals To Make In The Slow Cooker Right Now

Need some inspiration for working an extra meatless dinner into your meal plan? Look no further than your slow cooker. When the slow cooker's …

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12 Bok Choy Recipes When You Just Can’t Eat Any More Kale

If you’re anything like us, you had a weird relationship with greens when you were growing up. But as an adult, you can appreciate their health benefits and versatility, especially when you can use them from breakfast to dinner. That’s how we feel about bok choy. It’s a form of Chinese cabbage that …

Food & Dining

Heart-Healthy Vegetarian Recipes

Our collection of delicious, heart-healthy vegetarian recipes fill your nutritional needs sans meat.

Healthy Eating

This Beloved Southern Appetizer Starts With a Sleeve of Saltines

So simple, yet oh so delicious.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Southern Living.</i><p>Sometimes an oven is like that mysterious black box on a magician’s …

Spices

50+ Best Trader Joe's Products, According to Customers and Employees

In the 50th anniversary edition of Trader Joe's Fearless Flyer, the grocery store has pulled together 50 of its customers' and crewmembers' favorite products. The flyer intro explains, "A celebration of 50 years of Trader Joe's HAS to feature some of our favorite products! It just has to." While we …

This Crunchy Thai Quinoa Salad Is the Perfect Lunch

The bringing-your-lunch-to-work struggle is real. But easy salads like this one — with quinoa, crunchy veggies, and a flavorful peanut sauce — will …

Food

Healthy Breakfasts You Can Make the Night Before, Because You Deserve to Sleep In

It's good to fall into a routine every morning that allows you to set yourself up for the day, and it's especially smart to include breakfast in that pattern. When you have a belly full of protein, carbs, and healthy fats, you'll be unstoppable for the rest of the day. These easy, healthy …

11 Healthy One-Pan Brunch Recipes

There's no bigger brunch buzzkill than cooking up a complicated homemade meal only to have a stack of dishes waiting for you as soon as you take your …

Breakfast

The new vegan: Meera Sodha’s recipe for chargrilled summer vegetables with a cumin and coriander dressing

In A Historical Dictionary Of Indian Food (Oxford University Press), by KT Achaya, there is no entry under salad. For such a rich and varied food culture, this feels like a mistake, but there’s a truth behind it: the quality of produce and water in India has always been variable, so it’s not …

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