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Easy Pickled Jalapenos

Homemade pickled jalapenos are a treat to have on hand for chilis, tacos, salads and sandwiches. Pouring hot brine over them instead of boiling them …

Transform Your Space

Here's a fast and inexpensive way to create a wonderfully calming gift - your own soothing spa-style eye pillows. Each one uses just small amounts of …

17 Citrus-Packed Recipes to Fight Off That Winter Cold

Chilly winter months always seem to bring on the roughest of colds — the sneezy, runny-nose and headache that simply won’t go away. If you’re prone to getting hit with holiday bugs, stop what you’re doing right now and start loading up on your vitamin C. In addition to boosting your immune system …

Healthy Eating

10 Real-Deal No-Bean Chili Recipes

Let's start with the holy grail! Two different types of beef and chiles give this classic deep flavor and Texas-red color -- it's definitely not for the faint of heart.

A Guide to Easy Japanese Home-Cooking

These six classic Japanese recipes are full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make.<p>Leave the pristine sushi to the restaurants. Japanese home cooking is full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make. In other words, <b>the holy</b> …


How to Make Your Best-Ever Smoothie

The best morning smoothie is one that takes almost no time at all to put together. Here's how it's done, from flavors and textures to ways to avoid breaking your blender.<p>There's always time to have breakfast in the morning if that breakfast is a smoothie. In no more than five to ten minutes, a …


These Tricked Out Salads by Jamie Oliver Will Cause Serious Lunch Envy

What’s worse than not having time to make yourself a weekday lunch? Being the owner of a sad looking desk meal. Shades of brown against a white paper …

10 Types of Squats Exercise You Should Be Doing For A Better Butt

Your go-to booty exercise could use an upgrade.<p>Squats are like the LBD of your butt and leg day workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your bod look pretty amazing.<p>But they're not just great for your booty: They strengthen pretty much every muscle in your lower body, including your …

7 Things You Can Do Before Noon to Lose Weight

These moves will set you up for all-day success.

Whole Grain

26 Insanely Good Snacks You Can Make Ahead And Eat All Week

Prep once, snack like a champ for a week. No more sad handfuls of sad almonds.

Healthy Eating

25 Dinners You Only Need 3 Ingredients To Make

Dinnertime, we've got you.

Slow Cookers

Omelette with spinach recipe

Looiking for a simple lunch to warm yourself up? Try this healthy pan soufflé omelette<p>Easy to make, yet very impressive – remember to squeeze every drop of water from the spinach.<p>SERVES<br>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>500g fresh spinach, stalks removed from larger leaves, washed<br>• 1 heaped tbsp crème fraîche<br>• 1 tbsp grated …


6 Ways You're Unknowingly Sabotaging Your Workout

Fix these mistakes pronto to sweat like a champ and get results.<p>At this point, you've got the workout basics—like not trusting the calorie count on the treadmill and spending quality time with the foam roller—down pat. But there are other smaller details that are easier to overlook—and that can …


The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …


Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …


The Best Yoga for Women

Practice these poses three times a week for optimal overall health<p>Child's Pose<p>Stretches hips, quads, back <b>1.</b> Kneel on the floor with big toes touching and knees about hip-width apart. Sit on your heels. <b>2.</b> Lay your torso between the thighs and bring your forehead to the mat. Extend arms straight in …


17 Yoga Moves That Will Help You Sculpt Serious Abs

Boat pose is only the beginning.<p><b>Time:</b> 20 minutes<p><b>Equipment:</b> Yoga block, mat<p><b>Good for:</b> Core and abs<p><b>Instructions:</b> For each move, perform as many reps as indicated, then rest 30 seconds. Move through each move until you've done all 17. Alternatively, incorporate these moves into your usual routine as …


Burn Fat Faster with these Yoga Exercises

Combine yoga exercises and strength training to build sexy muscles with part seven of our 20-Minute Workout Series<p>There isn't a woman in the world who doesn't want to multitask. So we asked <i>WH</i> columnist Amy Dixon, an exercise physiologist and group fitness manager for Equinox in Santa Monica, …


Fried Avocado Tacos

4 Servings<p>The secret to this dish is the crunchy and creamy deep-fried avocado.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Poblano Ranch Dressing<p>1 poblano chile<p>2 scallions, chopped<p>1/2 cup buttermilk<p>1/4 cup sour cream<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>Tacos<p>2 large eggs, beaten to blend<p>1 …


Bacon and Egg Tortellini

2 Servings<p>Are filled pastas still good at room temperature? This tortellini recipe proves that they are; if you don’t have tortellini or ravioli on hand, use any short, ridged pasta, such as fusilli or penne rigate.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 slices bacon<p>2 large eggs<p>6 ounces cheese tortellini<p>Kosher salt<p>1 …


6 Awesome Ways to Eat Scrambled Eggs for Breakfast

Scrambled eggs are a perfect weekday breakfast option—here are six great ways to cook them.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot.</i> …


How to Make Fried Cheese Curds at Home (Plus 4 Easy Dipping Sauces!)

by Wisconsin cheeseTalk to anyone from Wisconsin (or anyone who’s recently visited the state) about their favorite bar snack, and you’ll no doubt …

16 Reasons We've Got the Blues(berries)

"Blueberries as big as the end of your thumb," Robert Frost's poem, "Blueberries," begins. "Real sky-blue, and heavy, and ready to drum." We here at Food52, though, are accepting of all blueberries: small, medium, and thumb tip-sized. Size doesn't matter when they're all covered in crumble, put …