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Maria Menounos Healthy Smoothie Recipe, Weight Loss Tips

A smoothie for breakfast can be quick, easy, healthful, and filling—and, if you're TV star and author of <i>The EveryGirl's Guide to Diet and Fitness,</i> Maria Menounos, it can also get pretty creative.<p>For this healthy smoothie, Maria doesn't rely on a strict recipe—she usually eyeballs what she puts in …

Easy DIY Smoothies You'll Want To Make Every Day

That new Vitamix you got for the holidays — how's it doing? If it's still in the box on the counter, we are passing no judgment. Without a roadmap of …

What One Nutritionist Ate for an Entire Week (in Pictures)

Spoiler alert: Yes, lots of veggies are involved—but so are some doughnuts and potato chips.<p>As a dietician, I find that many people are curious about what I eat on a day-to-day basis. People often assume I follow a strict no-fun diet that consists of kale, quinoa, and a ton of salads. Honestly, I …

Healthy Eating

7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.

Nutrition

Sausage, Cheese and Veggie Egg Bake

Eggs baked with sweet Italian chicken sausage, broccoli, roasted peppers and mozzarella cheese. I love the convenience of making a large breakfast …

The Ultimate Guide To Paleo

Change is hard, but it might be worth it.<p>Maybe you want to lose weight, maybe you're just looking to get healthier and feel better. Either way, you're not alone. Paleo was the most googled diet in 2014, and chances are you have at least one friend who swears by it. BuzzFeed Life asked three experts …

Nutrition

6 High-Fat Foods You Should Be Eating

Whether we're trying to lose weight or just avoid gaining it, many of us think steering clear of dietary fat is the first step. Rather than cut out all fat, however, we'd be better served if we focused on what <i>types</i> of fat we're getting.<p>The body needs <i>some</i> fat -- just not too much. Fat gives your …

7 Delicious Ice Creams That Won't Pack on Pounds

Summer never tasted so good!<p>We licked our way through the most virtuous frozen desserts to bring you the tastiest. The ones here are all 150 calories or less per half-cup serving. Just enough to hit the sweet spot, not enough to make you worry about how you look in your bathing suit!<p>Turkey Hill …

Easy Marinades with 5 Ingredients or Less

*And* we have a fool-proof formula for developing your own<p>We know that our columnists, the Canal House ladies, love a good dry rub. But in the <i>BA</i> Test Kitchen, sometimes we like to wet things down with a flavor-packed marinade. Smash some garlic cloves, toss in some fresh herbs, add a splash of oil …

Recipes

11 Better-For-You Baking Swaps

There’s something that feels so right about indulging in a rich brownie or a frosted, fluffy cupcake. But it’s no secret that baking staples aren’t making anyone’s superfood list.<p>Luckily, we’ve found a way to help you feel better about treating yourself: make some simple substitutes in your …

Why You Should Cook An Egg Into Your Oatmeal

When it comes to breakfast, eggs and oatmeal tend to be two different menu items -- the foods are rarely seen together on the same plate. But combining them can increase the happiness of your tastebuds <i>and</i> better your health. It's time we see them as one.<p>The additional protein from the egg will keep …

Baked Thick-Cut Seasoned Oven Fries

<i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>Warm homemade fries smothered in ketchup make my heart go pitter-patter.<p>I used both sweet potatoes and russet, and …

All the Mexican Candy You Should Be Eating on the Day of the Dead

<i>by Gabriella Vigoreaux</i><p>As candy enthusiasts, we get our fair share of international sweets here at the Epi office. (You have to hide me away from green tea Kit Kats.) No one quite does candy the way Mexico does, though. Mexican sweets toe the line between sweet, spicy, salty, tangy, and, um, did we …

10 Asian Noodle Dishes You'll Want to Eat Every Day

<b>1.Yaki Udon</b><p>This dish is so simple yet so flavorful - Japanese udon noodles stir fried in butter and soy sauce and topped with chopped scallions, shredded nori and bonito flakes. A top choice for bar food in Tokyo, pair these thick and chewy noodles with a cold beer for the full izakaya experience.</b> …

Should You Be Eating MindLESSly? | Stonesoup

If I mention the words ‘mindless eating’, what thoughts pop into your head?<p>Probably nothing healthy, right?<p>For me ‘mindless eating’ normally evokes …

Steak and Roasted Potato Salad with Roasted Garlic Dressing

I seriously cut the top of my finger this morning and am having a really hard time typing, so this is gonna be short. Always the top of my finger on …

Greek Yogurt Lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cake

Greek yogurt can be a great ingredient to use in baking. Like buttermilk and sour cream, it adds a subtle tang to baked goods and helps to keep them …

The Best Foods for Your Heart—and Why You Should Care

If you’re a generally healthy 20-something, chances are the only time you really worry about your heart is when you’re going through a breakup. (Hey, …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

Cooking

How to Make Teriyaki Sauce at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Stephanie Le from I Am a Food Blog is pulling back the curtain on teriyaki sauce, and revealing that you only need 5 ingredients to make it</i> …

cold noodles with miso, lime and ginger

Because we did not move this past weekend after all, we ended up with a bit of free time which we used to do some overdue purging. I’m sorry if this …

25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …

Cooking

Pickle Brine Chicken Breasts - Tender & Juicy Grilled Chicken Using Pickle Juice

Alisa's Summer Vegetable Bundt Cake

It's pretty fun to have two heaping cups of vegetables hiding in something sweet -- truly, this is a cake that's not as savory as you might expect it …

10 Healthy Food Blogs That Make Eating Well Extremely Easy

For many people, eating healthy is a chore. When the world is filled with glorious pastas, the cheesiest of pizzas, and layers of cake, why in the world would we ever bother eating a salad? Well, fellow gluttons, it's because not only is it a good idea for us to eat a vegetable every now in then, …

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 168<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …