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Easy Keto Combinations Even Lazy Dieters Can Meal Prep

The easiest way to take the hassle out of meal prepping [1] is by cooking the same thing every week. The downside to that stealthy approach, however, …

How To Disable Facebook’s Data Collection Setting, Including Phone Call & Text Logs

On Mar. 25, Facebook acknowledged that as part of their data collection process for Android users, those who downloaded Messenger on their phones and …

How to enable Wi-Fi calling on your iPhone, Mac and Apple Watch

Wi-Fi Calling is a technology that lets you make and receive calls over a WiFi connection instead of the regular cellular connection. Wi-Fi Calling on your iPhone can be helpful in areas with little or no cellular coverage.<p>Let’s see how you can enable Wi-Fi calling on your …

Super Duper Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff Recipe

"A super-easy stroganoff with little-to-no fuss. It smells wonderful and is tasty like no other stroganoff you've had before thanks to the addition …

The perfect Irish barmbrack recipe

This Irish fruit loaf was once reserved for high days and holidays, particularly Halloween, but, like many seasonal treats, it’s now increasingly available year round, and especially in the run-up to St Patrick’s Day – my own local bakery has been producing them since mid-February. As its Irish …

Baking

50 Ketogenic Recipes That Everyone Will Enjoy

Low carbs and high fats!<p>When you eat a lot of carbs, your body produces glucose, which is then used to burn energy. Because glucose is being used as the primary source of energy, fats are not needed, and your body stores them. With a Ketogenic diet, you lower your intake of carbs, and your body is …

Cooking

One-Pot Spinach & Parm Orzo Will Become a Family Favorite

While practically all pasta dishes can be deemed "family-friendly," this one might just win the prize. I think it has something to do with the way …

Pasta

Yes, You Can Drink on Keto — Here's What You Need to Know

Okay, first: Vodka, whiskey, tequila, and other clear spirits have zero carbs. Wine has about two grams of carbs per glass, and Champagne has one …

Crispy 4-Ingredient Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings

<b>Prepare the chicken wings, if necessary:</b> If the wings are whole and not yet separated, use a chef's knife or kitchen shears to cut through the first …

The Most Important Thing to Remember About the Keto Diet

If you're just starting to understand what the ketogenic diet is, you're probably realizing that while there might be a lot of information to digest, …

What's the Difference Between Keto, Paleo, and Atkins?

The Ketogenic, Paleo, and Atkins diets are all low-carb, but they have important differences that could help determine which is right for you. Here's …

Nutrition

Buffalo Cauliflower Is a Surprisingly Great Wing Substitute

The cauliflower tastes so much like boneless chicken wings, it's unreal.<p>Two foods that I rarely make at home but <i>always</i> order at restaurants are chicken wings and wedge salads. Everything I thought about both dishes changed when I made a <b>Buffalo cauliflower wedge salad</b>.<p>It jumped out at me in the …

Food

Ketogenic Diet Plan and Detailed Guide for Beginners

Turning to butter and bacon to lose weight and boost health might not scream “winning plan” to everyone. But it makes perfect sense to those on the …

Here's Proof a Week on the Ketogenic Diet Isn't As Terrible As You Think

Use this guide to find a meal rotation that works for you<p>The resurgence of the ketogenic diet—one that consists of 60 to 80 percent fat and very few carbohydrates (like, less than 10 percent of your diet, few)—is just that, a resurgence.<p>“It’s not new at all,” says Chris Mohr, Ph.D., R.D. A low-carb …

Nutrition

Stephen Harris' tarte Tatin

At the restaurant we use a 15cm shallow ovenproof saucepan rather than a frying pan, as the straight sides produce a better-looking tart.<p>SERVES<p>4 - 6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>175g sugar<br>• 60g butter<br>• 300g good-quality all butter puff pastry<br>• 3 Cox's Orange apples, peeled, cored and cut into quarters<br>• 1 small cinnamon stick …

The Creamiest Mashed Cauliflower, Without Cream!

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Long before cauliflower pizza crusts, cauliflower cakes, and cauliflower couscous, there were just a few folks looking …

Food

Sali boti (Parsi braised lamb)

Our chef’s Dishoom Carnaby special. This is a first-rate Parsi classic, a notable example of which is served in the inimitable Britannia & Co. Tender lamb is braised in a rich and flavoursome gravy then finished with crunchy sali crisp chips. Served with a buttered roomali …

Onions

5:2 diet: healthy fasting recipes 250 calories or less

<b>Read our comprehensive guide to the 5:2 diet</b><p>All recipes serve one, but can be multiplied up.<p><b>1. Scallops with pancetta and leeks</b><p>Scallops are good news for fasters, with relatively few calories but lots of flavour.<p><b>Boys’ perk:</b> add an extra slice of pancetta<p><b>Ingredients</b><br>2 paper-thin 8g slices of pancetta …

Whitefish

Having a Cheat Meal Can Turbocharge Your Atkins Diet and Melt Away Fat

It's the Atkins diet introduction we all need — and if it's not the most important rule, it'll definitely be the one you enjoy the most. But we admit …

6 Do’s and 2 Don’ts of Cooking Ribs

Gone are the days that men ruled the grill and women, the kitchen. It’s the 21st century, and ladies can be grill masters *just* as much as guys can. Yes, that even goes for the always intimidating rack of ribs. With the proper grilling tools and an arsenal of tips and hacks, you’ll be teaching …

Do You Know the Secret to Creamy Mayo-Free Pasta Salad?

<b>Pro tip:</b> Do your diners a favor and chop the vegetables close to the same size as the pasta. This makes it easier to get a little bit of all the good …

Pasta Salad

Michel Roux’s marquise au chocolat dessert

This almost forgotten French classic is a wonderful layered construction of biscuit and flavoured ganache. It’s perfect for a special occasion as you can make it in advance and keep it in the fridge ready to slice when you want.<p>There are many variations but this recipe, with the retro touch of …

Baking

Thai-inspired spiralised salad

SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 cucumber, spiralised (or peeled into ribbons with a vegetable peeler)<br>• 2 courgettes, spiralised (or peeled into ribbons with a vegetable peeler)<br>• 70g cashews<br>• sesame oil, to drizzle<br>• ½ mango, peeled and diced<br>• 1 large red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced<br>• 30g fresh coriander, chopped, …

Sweet Potatoes

Spicy Braised Oxtail, Chinese Style | Gordon Ramsay

Food has turned to the dark side - black waffles, anyone?

You’ve might have encountered a black brioche bun by now: fluffy Frenchness turned a deep, soul-penetrating hue by activated charcoal. It’s a bitter-sweet casing for your buttermilk chicken.<p>There's black ice cream on offer from Morgenstern in New York, a silky smooth concoction made with coconut …

Kew Gardens in London lights up for Christmas

Across a frozen lake, lights dance to the sound of popular Christmas carols.<p>This is the scene that welcome visitors toThe Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew in London. The world famous gardens have been transformed into an enchanted forest of more than 60,000 lights.<p>This winter trail for Christmas is …

Potato Dauphinoise Recipe - Great British Chefs

Potato dauphinoise is believed to originate from the Dauphiné region of France. Josh Eggleton's potato dauphinoise recipe is relatively …

Overnight cinnamon buns with cream cheese frosting

If you're in a hurry, you can skip the overnight chilling step. This just brings out a yeastier flavour in the bun which I prefer. Instead, just proof the raw buns in a warm place for two hours and then bake.<p><b>MAKES</b><p>8 large buns<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>3/4 cup (150g) warm water<br>• 2 1/4 tsp (8g) active dry yeast<br>• 1/2 cup …

Baking

Eric Lanlard's chocolate and raspberry tart

SERVES<p>6<p>PREPARATION TIME<p>25 minutes, plus chilling and cooling<p>COOKING TIME<p>25 minutes<p>INGREDIENTS<p>175g plain flour, plus extrafor dusting<br>• 50g cocoa powder<br>• 50g golden icing sugar<br>• 150g unsalted butter, cubed, plus extra for greasing<br>• 3 egg yolks<br>• 1 tsp vanilla extract<br>• 500g raspberries<p><b>For the ganache</b><p>200g dark …

Dessert

A psychologist says parents should do these 18 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who …