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What a Nutritionist Buys to Eat on a Road Trip

Because long drives don't have to mean drive-thru fries and burgers.<p>As a registered dietitian, I'm so glad that the days of gas stations dominated by Slim Jim’s, Snickers bars, and Funyuns are over<i>. Bye, Felicia.</i><p>While it's still important to eat a clean, balanced meal before hitting the road, there …

How To Safely Lose 10 Pound In 14 Days Or Less

Losing 5-10 pounds is entirely possible but it takes something a lot of people lack: the ability to remain motivated and the discipline to stick with …

9 Signs Your Body Is Not Liking the Food You’re Eating

<i> By Jason Christoff, Healing the Body</i>There are many signs that the food you are putting in your body is not agreeing with you. Here are nine distinct …

Wellness

Does Cinnamon Help You Lose Weight?

Cinnamon has been used in the medical arena for thousands of years. Europeans in the Middle Ages mixed cinnamon with meat as a preservative and …

Salted Caramel Pecan Sticky Buns Recipe

Recipe by: Rae<p>"Soft, sticky, sweet, with a touch of salt and the crunch of pecans, these delightful sticky buns make a special dessert treat. My …

Baking

A simple numbers game seems to make kids better at math

Although math skills are considered notoriously hard to improve, Johns Hopkins University researchers boosted kindergarteners' arithmetic performance …

Johns Hopkins University

Why Do Preschool Teachers Earn So Much Less Than Those Teaching Older Kids?

It’s a well-known fact in teaching circles, but one that parents of young children are often surprised to find out: Preschool teachers, those who …

U.S. Dept. of Education

Watermelon Ice Cubes Are the Chillest Food Trend You’ll See This Summer

Keeping hydrated is something you want to stay on top of come summertime. That’s why fruit-flavored waters have been such a game changer. A few minutes of chopping and you’ll have water that’s beautiful to look at and flavorful enough to tempt you to drink more and more. If you dig that hack, …

12 Snacks To Avoid When You're Trying To Lose Weight

Snacking is sometimes looked down upon when you're trying to lose weight, but when done the right way, snacking can be good for you! It keeps your metabolism going and cravings at bay until the next meal. However, eating the wrong foods during snack time could significantly obstruct your goal to …

Genes can have up to 80% influence on students' academic performance

Research shows that a student’s genetic makeup can have a strong influence on their academic performance.<p>Some interpret this as meaning there is …

Education

5 Ways Gifted Students Learn Differently

What distinguishes gifted children from other children? This question has been under debate for some time. However, as educators, understanding how …

The 10 Best Fat Burning Eating Tips

If you want to get more from your diet by burning fat while feeding your muscles, here are 10 eating tips to burn more fat. Though these tips focus …

Improve Your Digestion With These 5 Top Super-Healthy Foods

Here Are 5 Top Digestion-Friendly Foods To Give A Huge Boost To Your Health<p>Manage indigestion with these 5 common digestion-friendly super foods. …

Alternative Medicine

Tim McGraw's Kale Salad

Whether it's served as a side dish, or enjoyed as an entree, this salad is sure to please any palate. Kale, cranberries and pumpkin seeds combine to …

Recipes

10 Lettuce-Free Salads You'll Make All Summer Long

Who says a good salad must have greens? These crowd-pleasing salads are packed with nutritious and tasty ingredients -- from fresh corn to quinoa to avocado -- and they're 100% lettuce-free. Get ready to discover your new summer staples!<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey</b> …

Roasted almond and blueberry salad

Deliciously Ella's delicious salad of butternut squash, blueberries, courgette and rocket makes a lovely side dish<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 butternut squash with 1 tsp of honey<br>• 75g almonds<br>• 1 courgette<br>• 100g blueberries<br>• 100g goji berries<br>• 60g rocket<p><b>For the dressing</b><p>6 tsp olive oil<br>• salt and pepper<br>• 2 tsp apple cider …

Recipes

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Banana Cream Pie with Pretzel Crust

For the Peanut Butter Pastry Cream:<p>2 cups half-and-half<br>• ½ cup granulated sugar, divided<br>• Pinch salt<br>• 5 egg yolks<br>• 3 tablespoons cornstarch<br>• ¼ cup cold …

Dessert

Pina Colada Cupcakes Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 793

Why Toothpicks Are the Best Cake Testers

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Our foremothers were on to something -- Alice explains why we should ditch our metal cake testers.</i><p>I’ve always heard that our foremothers used broom straws to test cakes. …

Dessert

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cup Cake

Home > Recipes by Category > Cakes > Peanut Butter Cup Overload Cake<p>Peanut Butter Cup Overload Cake<p>March 25, 2014 // 359 <i>Comments »</i><p>Today, I turn 34 …

Dessert

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Granola

We all want granola to be healthy. But some granolas are so sweet they could easily qualify as candy. But since I tend to spend the better part of …

Dessert

Oh Happy Day: Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bars | Crumb: A Food Blog

Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bars<p>Prep time<p>2 hours<p>Cook time<p>15 mins<p>Total time<p>2 hours 15 mins<p>The classic Nanaimo bar gets an upgrade with a sweet, smooth …

Brookies Recipe

Brookie: what happens when you bake a chocolate chip cookie onto a brownie.<p><b>Notes:</b> Brownies and chocolate chip cookies are not as friendly towards the idea of being baked in the same pan as I hoped they would be. They are prone to a) sticking and b) deflating. Here's how to prevent those …

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Banana Blondies with Chocolate Peanut Butter Ganache

Banana Blondies with Chocolate Peanut Butter Ganache.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> March 21, 2014 87<p>I’m making dreams come true in bar form.<p>Not the tequila type of …

Dessert

Salted Caramel Blondies Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 16 squares<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>45 minutes<p>An easy recipe for basic blondies, baked with a layer of …

Dessert

No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

Creamy, chocolaty, and best of all...no bake!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients10 ounces chocolate cookie wafers (such as Nabisco Famous wafers)2 tablespoons granulated sugar8 tablespoons (4 ounces) unsalted butter, melted3 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened1 cup (4 ounces) plus 2 tablespoons …