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Try This Craft Beer and Rum Crawl Down the Florida Keys

The Florida Keys have great fishing, quirky bars and a laid-back vibe that’s completely infectious. In recent years, they’re also home to top notch …

19 Cauliflower Recipes to Hack Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Cauliflower is *definitely* making a comeback as your go-to powerhouse veggie. Remember when Cauliflower rice recipes were all the rage? Before that, everyone went <i>crazy</i> for the ever-popular cauliflower pizza. Now that everyone knows the veggie is the chameleon of the vegetable world, healthy …

23 Things You Never Thought to Do With Crescent Rolls

Serving them as a dinner side is only the beginning.<p>Breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, what have you — crescent rolls do it all.

Strawberry Shortcake Banana Bread Is the Best Early-Spring Treat

Is it breakfast...or dessert? We think both.<p>We're banana bread maniacs, which basically means we don't stop at classic; we're constantly trying to figure out new ways to make it. This brainchild combines two of our favorite desserts: banana bread and strawberry shortcake ... and strawberry …

14 French Toast Roll-Ups for Your Lazy Sunday Morning

Weekends are the perfect opportunity to sleep in a *little* later than normal, and spend some extra time making a leisurely breakfast. Healthy breakfast bowls are a great weekday option, but French toast is a go-to for when you’re craving something a little more… <i>naughty</i>. You already love it …

18 Easy Desserts That Only Look Impossible

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Is the Best Thing Ever

If you only make one cheesecake in your life, make it this one.<p>Even if you've never set foot inside a Cheesecake Factory, you know the chain likely excels at one thing: cheesecake. Fortunately for all you cheesecake-obsessed readers, Delish dreamed up the one cheesecake recipe you should probably …

The (Totally Fun, Not-At-All Stuffy) New Rules of Wine

Thanks to a new wave of offbeat, downright chuggable bottles from upstart winemakers and importers, there's never been a better time for the average food lover to buy, drink, and even collect wine—no occasion needed.<p>The first rule? There are no rules. No vintage charts, no snooty swirling, no …

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13 Perfect Mashed Potato Recipes

It's hard to overstate how much we love mashed potatoes. And all you really need is some potatoes and butter and we'll gobble up the whole bowl. But …

20 Slow Cooker Meals to Cozy Up to This Fall

Crock pot cooking is the busy bee’s secret weapon for weeknight meals and cooking for a crowd. Although it’s a handy tool year-round, it’s particularly useful when temperatures drop and we start dreaming about comfort foods. Not only does it manage the cooking for you, but it keeps meals warm and …

13 Slow Cooker Boozy Beverages for Fall + Winter

You’ve already busted out the sweaters and started obsessing over your Halloween costume. Now, it’s time to get together and get boozy. But while you can’t exactly post up around the patio, you can heat up some delicious drinks in your crock pot that are perfect for cold weather parties. Here are …

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Eat For Brunch

For when you don't want to ruin the weekend with salad.<p>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

Healthy Eating

Quick Breakfast Ideas That Are Actually Healthy

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy<p>Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru<p>If your idea of a grab-and-go breakfast is a bowl of cereal or a granola bar, prepare to have your mind blown. You can make a pretty impressive morning meal that’s actually good for you in five …

Pumpkin Bread Recipes

This classic quick bread is spiced with roasty, toasty cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice.

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The Healthy Snack Your Sweet Tooth Will Die For

We searched the Internet far and wide for the best food blogger recipes we could find, and the three energy ball flavors we snacked on today were DE-LISH. Seriously, you're going to want to have these for dessert tonight and tomorrow night and the next night...<p><b>Blueberry Muffin Energy Balls</b> <br>We love …

30 Super-Easy Healthy Dinner Recipes For Weight Loss

30 Super-Easy Healthy Dinners That'll Help You Lose Weight<p>You'll be counting down the minutes 'til you can make these healthy dinner recipes!<p>Levi Brown/Jeff Harris<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 …

22 Healthy And Filling Snacks Under 200 Calories

Healthy noms to tide you over.

Healthy Eating

It's Iced Coffee Season! 6 Refreshing DIY Recipes To Try

<i>This was originally published on April 8, 2015.</i><p>Just this morning, I met a friend for coffee before heading into the office. Having gotten there …

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21 Delicious Treats That Are Sweetened With Fruit, Not Sugar

These delicious treats have been sweetened with fruit or fruit juice only; no added sugar allowed. Show your sweet tooth some TLC.<p>Sugar is pretty bad for us and we already eat a ton of it. But foregoing delicious desserts is one huge NOPE. Get involved with these treats, all sweetened only with …

Breakfast

4 Perfectly Delicious Ways To Make Eggs For Every Meal

Never underestimate the humble egg. Sure, it may be tried-and-true, but it's far from boring. In fact, when it comes to the realm of food trends, the …

Tucker Carlson's Brother: De Blasio Spokesperson A "Self-Righteous Bitch"

Accidental reply-all: Buckley Carlson says mayor's spokesperson has "extreme dick-fright" in email she received.<p>WASHINGTON — <i>Daily Caller</i> founder Tucker Carlson's brother Buckley Carlson referred to New York City mayor Bill de Blasio's spokesperson as a "self-righteous bitch" in an email to his …

6 Boozy Girl Scout Cookie Milkshakes For Grownups

<b>Thin Mints</b><br>If I could only have one Girl Scout cookie, I'd go with the Thin Mint. Intense and chocolaty, fresh and minty — they're especially good …

These Chocolate Chip Cakies Are Better Than Cookies Or Cake

These pillows of goodness come from one of my favorite places on Earth – The Bulgari Hotel in London. I got to stay at The Bulgari when I was …

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

How To Order Wine Without Leaving Your House

You already know how to order wine in a restaurant like a boss, and you’ve got studying the wine list and getting your tips from the sommelier …

This Is About To Become Your Go-To Summer Recipe

Photo: Courtesy of Joy the Baker.<p>This corn salad is summer amplified.<p>Charred corn is totally easy to accomplish — even in a little apartment. All you …

Healthy and Portable Fridge-Free Snacks

<b>1. Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds</b><p>Autumn means pumpkin-flavored everything, but why stop when the trees are finally bare? Instead of grabbing another Pumpkin Spice Latte, bake a sweet or savory batch of pumpkin seeds. They make a quick, crunchy snack that's packed with vitamins.<p><b>2. Dark Chocolate Coconut</b> …

10 Genius Ways to Use a Muffin Tin

<i>Get the recipe at Skinnytaste.</i><p><b>Freeze PB&J</b><br>Muffin Tin Mania one-ups the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich with this frozen, crust-free treat, made from a simple fresh berry puree and a mixture of peanut butter and evaporated milk. Unlike ice cream sold by the pint or quart, these are perfectly …

5 Delicious Banana 'Ice Cream' Recipes

<i>Get the recipe at Divine Healthy Food.</i><p><b>Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream</b><br>Peanut butter makes this "ice cream" taste even richer than normal—and a dash of cinnamon and sea salt adds some flavor complexity.<p><i>Get the recipe at Pinch of Yum.</i><p><b>Raw Chocolate Banana Ice Cream</b><br>Chocolate and banana are kind of like …