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The Fifty Healthiest Foods, With a Recipe for Each

<i>Time</i> magazine curated a <b>list of the 50 healthiest foods known to nutrition science</b> and asked registered dietician, nutritionist and cookbook author …

The Only Carrot Recipe You'll Ever Need

Guys. Forget everything you know about cooked carrots. Forget cutting them into little pieces. Forget boiling them. Because from now on, this is the only carrot recipe you'll ever need.<p>We keep the carrots whole, season them with a dash of red-wine vinegar and a sprinkle of cumin, and then roast …

Cooking

3 decadent chocolate desserts that can be made vegan, gluten-free and healthier

Food allergies are hard to handle and can sometimes take the joy out of eating — especially if your list of restrictions is long. You're in luck because Gesine Bullock-Prado wants to help. Here, the pastry chef and author of "Let Them Eat Cake," is sharing some of her favorite chocolate dessert …

Dinners That Practically Cook Themselves

9 Southern Snacks for Binge-Watching House of Cards

From juicy ribs to spicy hush puppies, here are nine Southern foods to make for a weekend with the new President of the United States.<p>South Carolina …

Gluten-Free Banana-Coconut Pancakes

The key to these easy pancakes is coconut flour, which contributes a delicate flavor and airy texture. <b>Slideshow:</b> Pancake Recipes

2-Minute Journal Prompts That Inspire Real Change

These ideas, from the authors of Your Life is a Book, get you writing quickly—about the things you most want to examine. (Our advice: Fill in the …

Writing

Scrub A Dub Dub: How To Make a Natural Cleaning Paste For The Tub

Over the years I've been guilty of occasionally buying whatever bath cleaner is on sale at the store -could be all-natural, could not. The moment I …

Cleaning

10 Best Fast Recipes of 2014

Executive food editor Tina Ujlaki reveals her favorite fast recipes that F&W published in 2014, from hearty cauliflower steaks to luscious scrambled …

Spicy Fried Mixed Nuts Recipe

Ring in the new year with some savory snacks to go with your champagne by whipping up these spicy fried mixed nuts from Sweet Paul!<p>I love to make big batches of these nuts for family gatherings, and I also package them in tins to bring to holiday parties as hostess gifts.<p>Nuts to you 2014!

Snacks

The Perfect Winter Dish: Butternut Gratin

Mimi Thorisson, a big-city girl from Hong Kong, becomes an accidental blogger and chatelaine in rural France and falls head over heels in love with cooking in the process. Take a look at a comforting and delicious recipe from her new book, A Kitchen in France.<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons unsalted …

The House that Cleans Itself: The Power of a Weekly Cleaning Schedule

I’ve been using a cleaning schedule for a couple of years now, and when I’m good about keeping up with it, I really feel like my house cleans itself. …

Cleaning

Take the Weekdays Off: The Complete Weekend-Only Cleaning Plan

Keeping your home clean is less about being born naturally obsessed with cleaning and more about finding the schedule that works with the way you …

Cleaning

26 Thanksgiving Cocktails That Are Perfect for the Holiday

If you're on bartender duty this year, these festive drinks will make you look like a pro.<p>Keep guests happy while you're putting the finishing touches on the Thanksgiving spread. A kitted-out bar with a few specialty sips should do the trick.

How-To: Phrenology Pincushion

Make a fun sewing tool that’ll make you smile every time you use it! This phrenology pincushion tutorial with free printable template from Karen at The Graphics Fairy is sure to delight you and favorite multi-crafter friends.<p>Need another pincushion for your collection? Click here to start stitching!

Hand Embroidered Maps of London Neighborhoods

Having trouble finding your way around London? Perhaps one of these hand embroidered maps of London neighborhoods by Alex of StitchCity will help you out.<p>Surely, Alex is an expert on London geography by now, because I can’t imagine a better way to memorize a street map than to embroider it by …

How-To: Felt Camera Phone Case

Carry your phone—or other on-the-go necessities—in super-cute DIY style with this felt camera phone case tutorial from Cheryl at Cheryl Style. It’s a perfect little pouch for those no-purse days!

Beatles Iotacons Blanket From Granny Squares

Illustrator Andy Rash calls his extremely low resolution figures Iotacons. He’s amazingly good at reducing images so their simplest form, while still keeping them recognizable, which is why his illustration of The Beatles work so well as this beautiful blanket made from crocheted granny squares by …

DIY – Beaded Snowman Bracelet

If you’re a beader than you are going to love this adorable snowman Bracelet style cuff. I don’t have the patience for beading but would love to wear …

DIY Lime & Coconut Body Scrub

Create a batch of this perfect DIY gift in minutes! Top it off with a cute free printable and you'll look like a Crafty Diva!<p>259<p>1607

13 Stuffed Veggie Recipes to Bookmark for the Holidays

Does your ordinary vegetable routine leave you feeling a bit hollow? To pre-game for Thanksgiving, move that stuffing out from your turkey and into your veggies. We’ve gathered a range of options, from healthy vegetarian entrees to sinful one-bite apps. These 13 recipes will make you realize it’s …

Malted Walnut Pie

8 Servings<p>Adding barley malt syrup offers a rounder, less-sweet note in this take on pecan pie. Look for it at health food stores.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>graham cracker crust<p>14 graham crackers (about 8 oz.)<p>2 tablespoons raw sugar or granulated sugar<p>1 tablespoon all-purpose flour<p>½ teaspoon …

When Life Gives You Lemons… Make Lavender Lemon Candles!

When we stumbled upon this Martha Stewart lemon candle recipe we were in awe. Using fruit as a candle votive? What a great idea! Let’s not forget to mention that this DIY is SUPER easy. You can create these candles in under 15 mins. No joke! We decided to add our own twist by using one of our …

200 Recipes for Football Season

Football Food! [200 Recipes For Football Season.]<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 31, 2014 48<p>For the third year running, I’m going to shove a whole bunch of my …

Zucchini Agrodolce Recipe

I suspect we've talked about this before. I fight a losing battle to keep my kitchen under control. Looking at the counter tops this morning I see - …

16 Vegetarian Lunch Recipes

A couple weeks ago, when I asked you all how I could make this website work better for you, I got quite a few requests for packable lunches. …

Currently Crushing On.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 28, 2014 23<p>{via}<p>these big fat sugar cookies. gorgeous.<p>MY OTHER RECIPES<p>these salted watermelon margaritas. gah. yes.<p>this spicy tuna …

Chickpea Salad

Chickpea Salad Recipe<p>Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 10 minutes<br>• Total Time: 10 minutes<br>• Yield: 4 small salads<br>• Category: Side dish<p>★★★★★<p>5 from 2 reviews<p>A …