Melissa Swarner

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Meat Free Mondays - 7 Recipes for the Week Ahead (13 March 2017)

Happy Monday!<br>It's time for Meat Free Monday.<br>It's all about trying to eat meat-free at least once a week, but I hope to share so many delicious veggie …

Food

Millionaire's Cheesecake [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

A Resolution-Friendly Brownie to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

If you resolved to cut back on refined sugar, dairy, or gluten in 2017, that doesn't mean you still can't enjoy a brownie when the craving strikes. …

Dessert

4 Easy Crockpot Recipes

It makes getting healthy, delicious dinner on the table about 6 zillion percent easier, so we have no trouble finding uses for the …

3 Popular Fall Crockpot Recipes, According to Pinterest

It's officially crockpot season, and we could not be more thrilled about it. After all, there is absolutely nothing better than arriving home to the …

7 Slow Cooker Recipes to Enjoy this Fall

It's time to turn on your slow cooker and enjoy some home cooked recipes that your whole family will love! These are super easy to make and also really yummy! Just take a look and choose your favorite...<p><b>Guinness Pot Roast</b><p><b>Taco Chili</b><p><b>Potatoes Au Gratin</b><p><b>Hamburger Stew</b><p><b>Beef Stroganoff</b><p><b>Cornbread Waffles</b> …

Cooking

31 Lunchbox Desserts That Will Stand up to Swinging Backpacks (or Your Commute)

In the evening, dessert—when you're lucky enough to have it—almost always comes at the very end: <i>after</i> dinner is finished, <i>after</i> the plates are cleared, and possibly even <i>after</i> the dishes are loaded into the dishwasher.<p><b>This is why the lunchbox dessert reigns supreme</b>. Since everything is packed …

24 One-Pot Pasta Recipes That Will Change Dinner Forever

Just chop, drop and cook all your ingredients together – even the pasta!

20 Salted Caramel Desserts So Delicious You’ll Want to Lick the Screen

If there was a Match.com for ingredients, sea salt and buttery caramel would be a pair made in heaven

Soft pumpkin cookies with mascarpone frosting recipe

Soft pumpkin cookies with mascarpone frosting are moist, cake-like cookies and dangerously addictive. The delicious pumpkin puree and spices balance …

Dessert

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

Exercise

11 Ways to Finish Up a Jar of Peanut Butter

If a jar of peanut butter gets more love (or abuse) in a season other than summer, we haven't seen it. Camp sandwiches on camp sandwiches on camp sandwiches, PB&J till the cows come home. (Not that we're knocking PB&J.)<p>When the jar gets down to the two-fingers'-worth line—not enough for a …

7 Recipes for Grilled Cheese's BFF, Tomato Soup

Smoky, chunky, roasted and beyond, these seven killer tomato soups are perfect for dunking those stuffed grilled cheeses into:<p>On this week’s episode …

Cooking

5 Super Easy Mason Jar Recipes You Can Bring to Work

Food

20 S’mores Recipes for Your Next Glamping Trip

Since glamping is probably (read: definitely) here to stay, you need as much advice as possible in order to become a professional glamper. You’ve got your glamping essentials down and you already know how to decorate a tent — now all you need are plenty of s’mores to round out your glamorous …

Dessert

The 15 best cookies in America

They may not be the fanciest of sweets, but a good cookie can easily outshine the mash-up dessert du jour. Like other all-American favorites (see: …

Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day with These Chunky Cherry-Double Chip Cookies

Today, March 15, marks National Chocolate Chip Day. Everyone knows how great these cocoa morsels taste when baked in cookies, pancakes, or eaten …

Dessert

Here's How To Make The World's Greatest Chocolate Chip Cookies

Real talk: These cookies are what dreams are made of.<p>Makes about 24 cookies<p><i>Recipe by Lindsay Hunt</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted and cooled to room temperature (8 oz/226g)<p>1¼ cups packed light brown sugar (9 oz/250g)<p>¾ cup granulated sugar (6 oz/175g)<p>2½ cups all-purpose flour, …

A Make-Ahead Healthy Breakfast Cookie That Feels Like a Treat

We’re going all-out tropical today with these tasty oatmeal cookies that are packed with fresh banana, pineapple, mango and coconut oil! Super easy to make, they’re also a great way to use up over-ripe bananas (if you’ve got a lot, check out these unexpected ways to eat bananas). Soft and slightly …

Dessert

21 Bachelorette Party Desserts That Will Get You Turnt

I dare you to think of something more fun than a cupcake filled with tequila.<p><i>We suggest garnishing these cupcakes with fresh peaches, but if the cupcakes are going to be sitting out for a while, you'll want to use dried peaches or skip the garnish altogether.</i><p>makes 60 mini cupcakes<p><b>CAKE</b><p>1 2/3 cups …

Dessert

15 Bite-Size Desserts To Bake This Month

Bite-size just means you can eat a dozen, right?

Vanilla Bean Churros with Chocolate Dipping Sauce

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Neutral oil for frying (canola is fine)<br>• 2 tablespoons sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 1/3 cup unsalted butter, room temperature<br>• 1 cup water<br>• 1 cup all purpose flour<br>• 1/8 teaspoon baking powder (optional)<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste<br>• 3 eggs, room temperature<br>• 1/2 to 1 cup sugar<br>• 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon …

Dessert

Healthy Desserts Shockingly High in Protein

The Glowing Fridge<p>Healthy Vegan Cookie Dough<p>You'll never guess that one serving of this healthy cookie dough is packed with 11 grams of protein—and …

23 Stuffed Desserts That'll Blow Your Mind

I like to think heaven is a place where you finish one dessert, and there’s another one inside.

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Make Brownies

Step away from the boxed brownie mix. These brownie-baking methods from some of our favorite celebrity chefs will transform the way you make the classic dessert, and you just might replace your go-to recipe with one of these. From adding fresh vanilla to using a secret technique to get the fudgiest …

Classic M&M Cookies Everyone Can Love

<i>M&M cookies are soft, chewy and loaded with M&Ms! With a gluten-free option.</i><p>M&M cookies were a favorite of mine growing up. My mother never made them or bought them so whenever other parents brought them to school parties, I made a beeline for the cookie tray!<p>Since the days of elementary school …

Dessert

21 Places To Get Free Food On Your Birthday

Free food is the best food, clearly.

Cheers! 11 Boozy Desserts You Need To Make

From Baileys Cheesecake Brownies to Chocolate Bourbon Bread Pudding, these boozy desserts are guaranteed to be the life of the party. They won't make anyone tipsy, but they sure are fun.<p><b>1. Baileys Cheesecake-Marbled Brownies (Baileys Irish Cream)</b><p>Spiked with Baileys Irish Cream, these brownies with …

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