Michelle Artiles

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Want to be a Better Cook? Serve Vegetables for Dinner

Despite that fact that major American food companies are thriving by offering pizza with hot dogs stuffed in the crust and french fries loaded with pepperoni and cheese, this country really believes vegetables are a good thing. A recent study conducted by the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab …

Shake It Up: Serve Smoothies for Your Next Summer Party

Your friends and family expect you to do a few things when you invite them over for a get-together: Feed them, play some tunes, and provide cold drinks. One way to exceed their expectations? Serve smoothies. They’re easy to make, crowd-pleasing, and perfect for chilling out on hot days. All you …

10 Recipes You Loved in June

These are the 10 new recipes you loved the most in June.<p><b>From soft scrambled eggs to spicy grilled chicken</b>, these were the 10 recipes you loved most this month.

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Chickpea "Crab" Cakes With Wasabi Mayo

These came out nice and moist -- truly redolent of the southern classic.<p><b>Vegan, Grain/Gluten-Free</b><p>I recently posed a plant-based meal challenge to students of our Natural Wellness Academy: The idea was to either create or redesign a recipe using tips and techniques they have learned in the Holistic …

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Strange But Good: 8 New Things to Do With Tortillas

We're certainly not ones to knock taco night nor the quesadilla -- in fact, we're big fans of both.<p><i>To quesadillas, and beyond! Here are 8 new and exciting ways to use tortillas.</i><p>You bought that bag of tortillas (or made a batch yourself, you go-getter, you) because you were excited about upcoming …

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Crispy Chickpeas Make Everything Better

One of the best ways to transform canned chickpeas is to turn them into crunchy little nuggets for snacking or topping salads.<p>One of the best ways to …

20 Paleo Desserts That Let You Have Your Steak, Your Cake, And Eat It All, Too

Thou shall not go without dessert.<p>Pecan pie, carrot cake cookies, cranberry pumpkin cheesecake and apple crumble. These sweets may all sound too good to be true for anyone following a Paleo diet, which restricts grains, gluten, soy and dairy. But Paleo-approved desserts should exist without …

The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …

Toast of the Week: The Best Way to Celebrate Mankind Landing on a Freakin' Comet

Space and booze have been making a lot of news recently. Perhaps someday we'll all be throwing back space beers on Mars.<p>Space travel, even interplanetary space travel, has become so mundane we tend to forget what a risky, complicated exercise it is. The European Space Agency didn't let us forget …

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Avocado Toasts and Friends

Some curmudgeons decry the avocado toast phenomenon. They stand on soap boxes and shout, "When will the avocado toast bubble burst? When will all those who have invested their hard-earned dollars in Haas avocados and sourdough loaves realize it was all for naught?"<p>Silence, skeptics. Avocado toast …

27 Genius Recipes for Labor Day

Whether you're at the beach, or at the lake, or just bumping around home soaking up your last long weekend for a good while (don't think about it), these recipes will make the weekend happier, more festive, more memorable, and therefore make it last, maybe, forever.<p>Don't just grill a burger; stuff …

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12 Recipes to Cook on Your Summer Vacation

<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:</i> <i>12 very Phyllis dishes to cook on your summer vacation and beyond.</i><p>Phyllis’ first post went up in …

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Martha Stewart's back-to-school recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner

For many parents, back to school means back to a regular schedule of making breakfast, lunch and dinner for the family.<p>But it doesn't have to mean back to the grind, says Martha Stewart, who shared tips for healthy and delicious meals that are also quick and easy to make.<p><b>BREAKFAST</b><p>Most of us know …

11 Recipes to Cook Right Now

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Marian and Kenzi have compiled their most summery recipes so that you know what to cook before the season ends -- a.k.a. right this instant.</i><p>We've both headed north …

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Nail Polish-Dipped House Keys: An Easy DIY

I’m a huge advocate for taking joy out of the little things. Whether it’s a fresh batch of chocolate chip cookies or adding a pop of color to your …

The Chef-Favorite Grilling Recipes You Need to Try This Summer

Juicy recipes for steak, shrimp, and more.<p>The best recipes for grilled steak, shrimp, and chicken — and more — from some of our favorite chefs.

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15 Tasty Tomato Recipes for Summer

15 easy dishes to show off peak flavor.<p>Delicious and packed with healthy antioxidants, fresh tomatoes are at their peak in late summer. Whether they're stewed, grilled, or baked in a tart, here are 15 new ways to try them.

8 Savory Breakfast Toasts

As the peak of summer approaches, we inevitably fall into a breakfast rut. Our go-to oatmeal gives us heat stroke, blended smoothies wake up the neighbors, and standard cereal leaves us snacking a half-hour later. Enter the endlessly adaptable, highly portable breakfast toast. We're not talking …

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Brazilian Beauty Secrets, Day 5: Under-the-Radar Beauty Products

In the last installment of my Brazilian beauty series, I'll leave you with a few products that were recommended to me at the salons I visited on my trip. Getting your hands on them may not be as easy as going to your local drugstore, but I highly recommend you scoop them up if you get the chance. …

6 Ways to Perfect Your Quesadilla

The quesadilla burst onto America's culinary landscape in the 1990s. It was love at first bite.<p>The quesadilla burst onto America's culinary landscape in the 1990s. It was love at first bite. We loved the earthy-flavored, chewy-crisp tortillas, the gooey filling of melted cheese, the sting of the …

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10 All-American Summer Road Trips

Drive, We Said<p>There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a little—smartphones have all but rendered guidebooks and crumpled maps obsolete—but one essential …

Mountain blasted to build 'Extremely Large Telescope'

To look further into space and time than ever before possible, astronomers needed to get a mountaintop out of the way first. The top of Chile's Cerro Armazones mountain was blasted to rubble yesterday to clear the way for the European Southern Observatory's Extremely Large Telescope, which will be …

Top Mobile Photographers Share Their Tips for Creating Stunning Images with a Phone

Mobile photography has gone from a convenient novelty of sorts to a full-fledged art form in its own right. And in the video above, some of the best …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …