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14 Pumpkin Bar Recipes That Will Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Make no mistake; we love pies and we love cakes — but we can’t deny the fact that there is something mega appealing about dessert bars. For one, they’re super easy to make and they’re light on time, so you don’t have to dedicate an entire afternoon to baking them. Second, they make for a great …

Dessert

How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

<b>Calculate your BMR (basal metabolic rate)</b>. You have some options for how you can do this:<p><b>Option 1: Do the Math</b> - Use this revised Harris-Benedict …

Weight Loss

Top 10 Food Staples You Can Make Better and Cheaper at Home

Many simple foods are not only easy to make at home, they'll likely be cheaper, healthier, and much tastier than the store-bought varieties. From …

Pear Custard Loaf Cake

When pears are in season, I eat a lot of them. I love their sweet, delicate flavor and enjoy them on their own, with good cheeses and baked into …

Coconut Oatmeal Muffins

A bowl of oatmeal is a good way to start the day. A muffin is a convenient way to start the day. Putting oatmeal into a muffin is bringing together …

Potato, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Quiche Recipe

This quiche is a filling meal, studded with soft potatoes and tart goat cheese that will keep you satisfied but won't have you retiring to the couch to recover.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Brunch: Potato, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Quiche</b><p>Ingredients1 recipe pie crust (for single crust pie)2 tablespoons butter1 …

The 10-Minute Total-Body Toning Circuit

You definitely have time for this heart-pumping workout<p>Each of these exercises works multiple muscle groups for an efficient total-body routine, with some extra emphasis on the upper thighs, an area some people want to give a little more love. To increase the cardio burn, do as many reps as you can …

Workouts

Coconut 'Nog

Black Beans and Rice with Bacon Recipe

<b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Black Beans and Rice With Bacon</b><p>Ingredients4 ounces bacon (about 4 slices), sliced thinly1 medium yellow onion, chopped (about 1 cup)1 red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, chopped (about 1 cup)1 Serrano pepper, stemmed seeded, chopped (about 2 tablespoons2 garlic cloves, …

Candied Orange Peel

<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: Orange you glad you didn't throw away that citrus peel? Jennifer Farley from Savory Simple shows us how to make the perfect, customizable holiday</i> …

Recipes

7 Strength Moves Runners Should Do

Improve your running game by adding these resistance moves to your training regimen<p>Surprise—there’s more to running well than just putting one foot in front of the other. With a regular strength-training routine, you’ll build muscle to make you leaner, more powerful, and less prone to injury. (And, …

Workouts

15 Simple Ways To Take Care Of Yourself When Life Gets Crazy

By Evelina Miropolsky,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1h8sYp7<p>Taking good care of yourself is challenging enough when you have adequate time, …

10 Things To Do When You’re Alone In Your Apartment That Will Make Life Better

By Chelsea Leonard,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/19nbi7j<p><b>1. Watch Ally McBeal, Gilmore Girls, or any other female-dominated comedy circa 2001</b>. This …

Treacle Scones

Several years after my grandmother died, I was given her cookery books. They were kept in the darkest corner of her kitchen and stacked, piled and …

Pear & Caramel Pudding Cake

In the middle of making this cake for the first time, my mum's Kenwood Major died.<p>It was eighteen years old, bought when I was six. Mum taught me to …

Stove Top Popcorn

Eggnog Pound Cake

I always have eggnog around during the holidays. I like to make my own, of course, but when there are so many store bought options I just can’t …

Shredded Chicken Salad With Gochujang Dressing Recipe

<b>Read more: Shredded Chicken Salad With Gochujang Dressing</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Salad:</b>2 cups water3 slices of ginger, ¼ inch thick1 cup sake1 tablespoon table salt1 whole boneless skinless chicken breast half (about 8 ounces)1/2 bunch watercress, thick stems discarded3 ounces mix baby leaf lettuce1/4 …

Crispy Brown Sugar Shortbread

With brown sugar for sweetness and turbinado sugar for crunch, this <i>One Bowl Baking</i> shortbread is crisp, yet rich, and can be cut into any holiday shape you like.<p>Excerpted from One Bowl Baking by Yvonne Ruperti. Copyright © 2013.<p><b>Read more: Bake the Book: Crispy Brown Sugar Shortbread</b><p>Ingredients8 …

Panettone Recipe | Italian Christmas Bread Recipe

Home > Seasonal > Christmas > Panettone [Italian Christmas Bread]<p>Panettone [Italian Christmas Bread]<p>December 11, 2013 // 251 <i>Comments »</i><p>I’m not sure …

Carrot Scramble

Vegan Chocolate Pie

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A silky, no-bake dessert sure to please a crowd. Oh yeah, and it's made with tofu.</i><p>Is anything more welcome in the midst of the holiday season than a no-bake dessert? …

Recipes

Nashville Hot Chicken-Style Hen of the Woods Mushrooms

Purists, beware: this will not please you in the least. For one, it's not chicken, so there's that. For two, while we took inspiration from your …

Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

Infused Vodka Recipes

<i>Infused vodka is a fun and unique hostess gift for the holidays. Vodka can be infused with a variety of flavors from citrus to candy canes!</i> <br>If you’re …

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Scones Recipe

These spicy pumpkin scones are glazed with a vanilla glaze and then drizzled with a pumpkin glaze. The glazes, while tasty and pretty, can be omitted. When selecting the canned pumpkin for this recipe, be sure to use pumpkin purée and not pumpkin pie filling.<p>Recipe adapted from Iowa Girl Eats.<p><b>Read</b> …

Vegetarian Citrus Pasta With Swiss Chard Recipe

<b>Note:</b> Sumac is a Middle Eastern spice that has a tart lemony flavor. You can find it in specialty shops or order it online. I used whole wheat fusilli, which required about a half cup more liquid than regular pasta and adds a denser mouthfeel to the dish. You can use regular as well—just decrease …

Spiked Mocha Mousse Bars

If you missed the last post, we’ve been talking about how it feels to have your life plans pulled out from under you — to step off the airplane to …

Scotch Eggs, Made at Home

<i>It's</i> always <i>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: Molly Yeh from my name is yeh guides us, step by step, to Scotch egg heaven.</i><p>Until very recently, Scotch eggs were like unicorns. Even though I …

Scotch Eggs