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Healthy Apple Cider Vinegar Recipes: Drink To Your Health!

If you can't handle shots of vinegar but want the health benefits, these recipes are for you.<p>Of all the vinegar options out there, apple cider is the one loved for its health benefits. It can help regulate blood sugar. It may help reduce weight gain, according to a Japanese study. And it’s also …

Cider

Butter-Basted Rib-Eye Steak - Cook's Illustrated | Cook's Illustrated

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Baking

The Secret to Cooking Perfect Asparagus

Asparagus is known for making pee smell funny. But it can do so much more, like help you beat bloat and lose weight, thanks to its diurectic …

22 Whole30 Soup Recipes to Keep You on Track Through Winter

Whether you’ve resolved to start eating cleaner or you’ve been adhering to that lifestyle for a while, great Whole30 dinner recipes are like gold. Warm winter salads are super tasty, but if you want something a <i>smidge</i> more comforting, hearty winter soups come in *very* handy. They’re absolutely …

Tomato Herb Rice with White Beans and Spinach

I love taking concepts from old recipes and reinventing them into something new. For this Tomato Herb Rice with White Beans and Spinach I’ve taken my …

Spices

Homemade Ramen Recipes That'll Hug You From The Inside Out

These are not your instant soups.<p>If the mention of ramen brings to mind the packets of Maruchan ready-to-make soup that you can get for less than a dollar, then the introduction to a proper bowl of this soup is going to rock your mind. Ramen is one of the best gifts Asia has ever given the world ― …

Cooking

Hands Down the Best Way to Roast Potatoes - Hifow - Quick & Easy Recipes

Ingredients<p>2 pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed and quartered<p>1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon …

This Roasted Turmeric Cauliflower Is Jam-Packed With Flavor and Nutrition

<i>The health benefits of turmeric make this tasty cauliflower side dish a winner, from our friends at PaleoHacks.</i><p><b>It's uncommon for a dish to provide nutrition, flavor, and convenience, but this Roasted Turmeric Cauliflower is that rare powerhouse.</b><p>Served alongside your protein of choice, this …

Eat Seasonally: 3 Springtime Vegetable Recipes

Daylight savings is a friendly reminder that spring is just around the corner. <b>Adding a few seasonal favorites to your plate can go a long way in</b> …

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We're Jen and Emily, the mother-daughter duo behind the food blog Layers of Happiness - featuring simple, tasty recipes.

Spaghetti Puttanesca (Spaghetti With Capers, Olives, and Anchovies) Recipe

"Puttanesca" literally translates to "in the style of prostitutes," supposedly because the pungent aromas of garlic, anchovies, capers, and olives tossed with pasta were how Neapolitan prostitutes would lead customers to their doors. This is one of those stories that seem, in the words of Douglas …

8 Houseplants To Grow That Can Dramatically Improve Your Health

There are lots of species of houseplants that can benefit your health in different ways. And best of all, most of them are pretty easy to grow.

The 20 best rice recipes: part 2

Uyen Luu’s sticky rice with Chinese sausage<p>Serves 4<b><br>glutinous rice</b> 400g<b><br>dried shiitake mushrooms</b> about 3 tbsp<b><br>dried shrimps</b> 3 tbsp<b><br>cooking oil</b> a dash<b><br>Asian shallots</b> 3, chopped<b><br>spring onion</b> 1, thinly sliced<b><br>lap xuong Chinese sausage</b> 1 (45g), thinly sliced (or use Italian cured sausage)<b><br>sugar</b> ½ tsp<b><br>pork or</b> …

Food & Dining

This holiday season, 34 long reads to explore

Post-feast, pour another glass of wine and savor some of 2015’s best long reads, published on the Guardian and elsewhere<p>You’ve made it: your belly is full, and you’re now sitting on the couch with a glass of scotch in hand.<p>You now have a few hours to kill, so here’s a list of incredible features …

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How to Stop Your Trash from Smelling So [email protected]!n Bad

My trash can and I have been at war since May 2015.<p>Despite my diligence, the trash <i>stinks</i>. I use a scrap bowl while I cook not because I'm efficient (ha!), but because I dread pressing my foot on the lever at the bottom and releasing the foul odors into my apartment.<p>And the problem is even more …

Onions

The only 15 foods worth buying organic

Instead we're faced with awkward produce-aisle decisions every time we step foot into a grocery store — is this worth paying 50¢, $1, $5 more?<p>What are the health implications, and is organic equally important across the board?<p>Let's get real here: Most organic food has not been proven to be "better" …

27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

Apps

How to Make Pizza, the New York (a.k.a. Right) Way

What defines a New York slice? We school two Brits in the right way to make pizza.<p>Let’s say several charming lads from the UK (specifically, the gentlemen from the oh-so-popular SORTED Food) were going to pay you a visit to learn about the most New York thing you could eat. If you, like me, …

Italian Food

Here's A Two-Week Clean Eating Challenge That's Actually Delicious

This is a delicious two-week meal plan that will teach you to cook and eat healthy, feel awesome, and stay that way. Just like last year's, but better.

Healthy Eating

18 fruits and vegetables you don’t need to buy organic

<b>(jreika via Shutterstock)</b><p>If you’re looking to avoid pesticides, and organic isn’t available, here are some non-organic foods you can trust<p>Reynard Loki<p>June 23, 2015 10:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>[Editor's note: The following list, which includes the produce on Environment</i> …

Nutrition

Taste summer: Three new cookbooks to satisfy your fruit and veggie cravings

It happens each spring, as sure as sun showers and swarming midges. The grass greens up, the blossoms pop and a switch flips in cooks across the country. We suddenly crave the tastes of summer corn and fresh, tender greens, of local strawberries and sun-ripened tomatoes. And then the waiting …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

<b>1. Moisturizing Mask</b><p>Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it draws moisture from the air into the skin and ensures it's retained it in the layers where it’s needed most for penetrating, long-lasting hydration.<p><b>Try it:</b> Spread one teaspoon raw honey on clean, dry skin, and let sit for 15-20 minutes. …

15 Healthy Banana Bread Recipes to Try

Did you know that <b>banana bread was the most searched food</b> on Google last year? For reals. There’s something comforting about a slice fresh from the …

Breakfast

15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

Most Contaminated Fish and What to Eat Instead

The 5 Fish That Are Most Contaminated—And 5 You Should Eat Instead<p>Having sushi tonight? Before you order, read our guide<p>From a nutritional standpoint, seafood is a pretty safe bet: It's packed with protein and good-for-you monounsaturated fats. Unfortunately, though, some types of also contain …

The Slow Cooker Recipes That You'll Never Want To Live Without

Winter's arrival means it's time to pull out the slow cooker. If you're rolling eyes because you think slow cookers are passé or unnecessary, we've got news for you. Slow cookers are awesome and they're never going out of style, so get on board. Crock Pot recipes are the ideal plan when it's cold …

Rabbit Beach May Just Be The Best Beach In The World

You wouldn't be the first person to think this is the best beach in the world. Isola dei Conigli, or "Rabbit Island," is an island waaay out in the Mediterranean Sea. In 2013, its main beach was rated the best in the world by TripAdvisor, whose travelers adore it for its "crystal clear" water, …