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If You Want to Feel Healthier, These Snacks May Help

Certain foods have been proven to help decrease belly fat, which means the foods you choose at snack time can actually help you slim down your belly. Go for ingredients with whole grains like oats, as well as monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) like avocado, nuts, and seeds.<p>Berries such as …

30 Super-Easy Healthy Dinners That'll Help You Lose Weight

You'll be counting down the minutes 'til you can make these healthy dinner recipes!<p>When you get home after a long day at work, it can be so tempting to grab takeout or heat up a frozen meal instead of making dinner completely from scratch. After all, you might feel like you don’t have time (or the …

4-Ingredient Chocolate Salted Caramels That Are Actually Healthy

You open up a box of chocolates and choose carefully. Maple cream? Nah. Cherry cordial. Ugh, no. Chocolate-covered caramel? Yes, please! You can indulge in one of these for 95 calories, or make your own using four basic ingredients, for only 60 calories.<p>No candy thermometer needed! These babies …

Dessert

5 Guilt-Free Granola Recipes

Homemade granola is cheap, healthy, and oh-so customizable. Get started with these simple, tasty recipes.<p><b>Low-Sugar Granola</b><b><br>PREP TIME:</b> 10 minutes / <b>TOTAL TIME:</b> 45 minutes / <b>SERVINGS:</b> 5 <br>2 c rolled oats<br>¼ c water<br>2 Tbsp maple syrup<br>2 Tbsp ground flaxseed<br>1 Tbsp canola oil<br>1 tsp cinnamon<br>½ tsp ground cardamom<br>¼ …

18 Insanely Easy Microwave Mug Desserts

When you have a sweet tooth but don't feel like bothering with all the ingredients for a baking project, these microwave mug desserts are exactly what you need. It doesn't get much easier than mixing ingredients in a mug and having a finished sweet treat a few minutes later, and thankfully, these …

Crockpot Chicken Taco Soup Recipe

<i>This Crockpot Chicken Taco Soup comes together in a matter of minutes, is healthy, gluten free, and full of veggies, lean chicken, plenty of texture,</i> …

Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

Do you have any siblings?I have one. Her name’s Andrea and she’s my big sister.She’s a mom of two, a Scandinavian-looking beauty (think bright blonde …

Breakfast

The Best Detox Crockpot Lentil Soup

It’s SOUP DAY! And I’m seriously excited for you.Because I see you, hungry reader whose life is crazy right now, who has a hard time finding the time …

Make These Chicken Burrito Bowls in the Slow Cooker

This is my absolute favorite kind of slow cooker recipe — one that takes less than five minutes to pull together and then rewards you with a …

Cooking

Chocolate-bourbon pecan pie

The Crazy Scrambled Egg Hack You Have To See To Believe

Every day, it seems, we find a new, more complicated way to cook eggs. We bake where we once hard-boiled, brûlée where we once fried -- and if all else fails, we trot out the sous vide machine. But for perfect, no-frills scrambled eggs, the secret is dead simple: Poach them.<p>This technique, which …

Breakfast

Whipped Oatmeal with Egg Whites

Whipped Oatmeal Made with Egg Whites<p>Makes: 1 Serving<p>Calories per serving: 218<p>Fat per serving: 3g<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats<br>• 4 egg …

Dessert For Breakfast? 350-Calorie High-Protein Chocolate Milkshake Smoothie

Think chocolate is off-limits when you're trying to lose weight? Think again! This chocolaty smoothie is just 350 calories, and since it offers 22 grams of protein and almost 10 grams of filling fiber, it's the perfect breakfast to keep you feeling full and satisfied all morning. And don't count it …

A Protein- and Fiber-Packed Smoothie That Takes Mere Minutes to Make

When trainer-to-the-stars Harley Pasternak shares a recipe, we're definitely making it. His 5-Factor Diet, after all, has helped both Jennifer Hudson and Jessica Simpson drop major pounds. So when Harley tweeted this simple recipe for a smoothie, the next day's breakfast was a go.<p>With only a …

Green Peanut Butter Smoothie

Makes 2 Servings<p>“A vegan green smoothie with some depth: I love the subtle savory quality the kale adds to the classic PB–banana combo.” —Dawn Perry, senior food editor<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 banana<p>1 cup nut milk<p>1 cup torn kale<p>2 tablespoons peanut butter<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>Recipe …

Slow Cooker Jerk Chicken - Immaculate Bites

Trim chicken of excess fat and pat dry with a cloth or paper napkin. Rub with lemon, and 2 teaspoons creole spice or season with salt and pepper<p>In a …

Silk® Cashewmilk Review + Blueberry Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe

I was recently invited to try out Silk® Cashewmilk and jumped at the opportunity because I had wanted to try it anyway after seeing it on the …

Breakfast

Kale-Powered Tropical Smoothie

Are green smoothies “over” yet? I hope not because I’ve been acting like I just discovered them. After a winter of oatmeal with berries, oatmeal with …

Gorgeous Skin Grape Beauty Smoothie | Hello Glow

Key Beauty Ingredient: Grapes<p>Skin Benefits of Grapes<p>Grapes have been recognized since ancient times as a food of the gods, a fruit that promotes …

25 Healthy Green Smoothies for Glowing Skin | Hello Glow

Green smoothies are great for skin, thanks to all the antioxidants found in leafy greens. While for some, the color may be a little hard to get over, …

7-Day Healthy Smoothie Challenge

You know what they say: new year, new smoothie recipes. What better time of year to get back in the habit of making healthy smoothies for breakfast …

Healthy Eating

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

Slow Cooker Creamy Black Bean Chicken Soup

<i>Slow Cooker Creamy Black Bean and Chicken Soup is a hearty, healthy, effortless crock pot dinner for those cold winter nights!</i><p>We interrupt this month …

Vegan Mexican Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding by OhMyVeggies.com

• Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight or at least 8 hours. Transfer mixture to a high-powered blender and blend …

Palm Desert wedding | Pink and gold wedding

Jan <i>12</i><p>Palm Desert wedding: Nicole + Chris<p>Categories Real Weddings<p>Whoa… now that’s a bouquet! And one that totally gives off the bohemian, overgrown …

Anemones Are Amazing: Here Are 7 Pics That Prove It

Anemones are having a moment and anyone that already loves this bold bloom will understand why. Known for its standout center and vibrant fuchsia, …

Kusudama Origami Christmas Onaments

Introduction: Kusudama Origami Christmas Onaments<p>As those of you who are familiar with some of my prior instructables can probably tell, I have been …