Sarah Castillo

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16 Healthier Cooking and Baking Swaps That Come From a Can

When you think of eating beans, chickpeas, or lentils, we bet the first foods that come to mind are hummus, lentil salads, black bean tacos, and …

Healthy Eating

25 Cheat Sheets That Make Cooking Healthier Less Of A Freaking Chore

Proof that cooking a little healthier can be pretty simple and damn tasty.

Beauty Awards 2016: The Best Drugstore Hair Products of the Year

BEST SHAMPOO & CONDITIONER FOR FINE HAIR<p>It may take a minute to get used to applying conditioner before shampoo, but our testers say this reverse …

Hair Care

The Top 5 Most Motivational Books I've Ever Read

Note: Personal development books are perfect for listening during your commute or workout. If you're into audio books and haven't tried audible by Amazon before, you can sign up here and get two free audiobooks.<p>Self-help books get a bad rap.<p>Yes, many fill their pages with trite pieces of advice and …

Motivation

The Smart Garden 9 is a self-contained kitchen garden for your “herbs” and vegetables

When we last met Click & Grow they were selling a massive wall garden designed for indoor gardening. Their new product, called the Smart Garden, is a self-contained kit pod for growing fruits, vegetables, and “herbs” that costs $129 on Kickstarter<p>The system is quite simple. You fill the water tank, …

A Pasta So Rich and Creamy You'll Never Believe It's Vegan

This is one of my favorite pastas in the world—creamy farfalle pasta with sun-dried tomatoes and mushrooms. I’ve hosted millions (well, maybe not …

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw

It’s almost hard to talk about it these shrimp tacos, that’s how much I love them.What we have going on here is delicious spice-loaded shrimp layered …

50 questions to ask your spouse on date night that can strengthen your marriage

You have caught the man of your dreams and love every second you spend together. That's great! Everyone wishes they could say the same thing. Even if …

Love Stories

This Weird Military-Grade Product Is Every Swedish Woman's Secret Weapon

Can't <b>get enough international beauty? Don't miss six skincare secrets from real Icelandic women.</b><p><i>This story was originally published on September 6,</i> …

The Best Podcasts to Listen to Now, According to 9 It Girls

If there’s any takeaway from the continuous rise of podcast culture, it’s the enduring appeal of the human voice. Sure, we date via swipe and shop with a click, but nothing can compete with the simple pleasure of a great story. But with hundreds of thousands of titles on offer, it can be …

7 DIY Facial Recipes You Can Mix Up At Home For The Best Skin Of Your Life

Got a bit of honey, bananas, yogurt and an extra five minutes to spare? Forget expensive, luxury creams and masks--everything you need to make …

7 Homemade Detox Drinks for Weight Loss

These homemade detox drinks for weight loss are a natural way to melt the fat fast. Detoxification removes toxins and helps you reach your weight …

50 of the greatest US travel experiences

Given the ever-so-slightly negative reaction to Donald Trump's election victory, not to mention concerns that some nationalities will face difficulty just getting into the country after January 20, it's safe to say that many will want to make the most of the US before the 45th president takes …

How to Make the Best Vegetable Stir-Fry

<i>Original story by CHOW Food Team, updated by Sarah Spigelman Richter</i>Stir-fries have come a long way from the brown-sauced, crunchy cauliflower and …

The Innovative Chemistry Of Tinsel

Plus, tinsel experiments you can perform at home<p>Have you ever wondered what tinsel is made of? Me, neither. But at one time, it was a big deal. Until 1972, many mass-produced tinsels were made using lead, <i>Chemical & Engineering News</i> reports. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration put a stop to that, …

Particle Accelerators

6 Super-Smart Eye Shadow Hacks You NEED to Try

Making your life easier one hack at a time<p>Creating a fabulous eye look is seriously an art form (there's a reason that they're called makeup <i>artists</i>). But learning a few simple tricks of the trade can take you from eye shadow zero to eye shadow hero. We asked makeup artist Matthew Waitesmith, …

Posture Perfect: The Best 5-Minute Back Workout

Have five minutes to spare? Take your posture from poor to perfect with this quick back workout. Combining a variety of exercises from yoga to weights, this sequence will not only improve your posture, but it will help you with running, too. Beginners, try doing each exercise for 30 seconds and, …

The Workout That Will Boost Your Metabolism Before Thanksgiving

This seven-move sequence is about both cardio AND strength-building.<p>Attention, ladies: Thanksgiving is coming! If you turn up the volume on your workouts now, you can also kick your metabolism into high gear now—and go into the holiday season with a plan (that's <i>not</i> to lounge around all day and eat …

Workouts

These Are The World's Least Visited Countries

If you're constantly searching for an undiscovered, crowd-free getaway, you're in luck -- some of the least-visited countries on earth are calling your name.<p>These countries are totally beautiful and completely underrated, which means few crowds and pristine, untouched nature. Many of them are small …

Apple Cranberry Crisp

This recipe for Apple Cranberry Crisp is a perfect way to enjoy fall apples. Serve it with a dollop of freshly whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon for the perfect autumn dessert. It also tastes great for breakfast with a cup of hot coffee, but you didn't hear that from us!<p>9 Fall Squash Recipes …

Recipes

Making New Elements

How scientists create superheavy atoms.<p>Last year, scientists in Germany set out to create the heaviest known element in the universe: element 119. For five months, they attempted to fuse the atoms of two lighter elements to form one large atom with 119 protons in its nucleus. Like other …

The science and magic of wine-making

… a new friend is as a new wine; when it is old, thou shalt drink it with pleasure. <i>Ecclesiasticus 9:10</i><p>I grew up on tales of my Dad's 1970s homemade hedgerow wines. Their fruity aroma and potency were legendary. All that remains of this heady era are five very dusty bottles of "vintage" wine sitting …