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Be a Better Hostess: Always Make a Chocolate Cake

When planning dessert, I often gloss over the chocolate cake. Is it too decadent? Too simple? Not sophisticated enough? Anyone can make a solid …

Dessert

These Are the Top 7 Superfoods According to Pinterest

“You are what you eat, from your head down to your feet.” Everyone’s favorite ’80s throwback PSA Time for Timer had a catchy tune and lyrics that got us through many a pop quiz in health class, and the message remains on point today. That’s why we love our superfoods! Superfoods are the foods …

Healthy Eating

19 Healthy Foods You Should Give Your Dog

These are foods we normally wouldn't think to add to our dogs diet. They can be given as snacks, added as a flavor enhancer or made into homemade …

Snacks

4 Fast Meals You Can Make In a Blender | Men's Health

Deluxe Falafel Plate<p>Sam Kaplan<p>Dump a can of drained chickpeas in a blender. Pulse; add ½ hopped onion, 1 garlic clove, 1 handful parsley, 2 shakes cumin, a squeeze of lemon, salt, and pepper.<p>Pulse, working in a palmful of bread crumbs and a pinch of baking powder, till firm.<p>Make balls (golf ball …

This Honey Lemon Chicken Will be Your Go-To on Busy Nights

<i>The following post was originally featured on RecipeTin Eats and written by Nagi Maehashi.</i><p>This rarely happens, and it usually only lasts 24 hours, but I can officially say: I'm cooked out. Between cooking for Easter both in real life and for RecipeTin Eats, ploughing full steam ahead on my <b>Stir Fry</b> …

Seafood

10 Lettuce-Free Salads You'll Make All Summer Long

Who says a good salad must have greens? These crowd-pleasing salads are packed with nutritious and tasty ingredients -- from fresh corn to quinoa to avocado -- and they're 100% lettuce-free. Get ready to discover your new summer staples!<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey</b> …

Healthy Eating

How clever is your dog? Take these tests to find out...

Telegraph vet Pete Wedderburn selects five exercises to test your faithful companion’s brainpower.<p>1. Observational learning<p>Choose a time of day that is not the normal time when you walk your dog. When the dog is looking at you, silently pick up your coat and keys, and the dog’s leash, then stop …

Why Dogs Bark?

One day, I was walking with a friend of mine along the beach. I was holding my dog tightly on a leash, but he kept pulling hard towards any and every dog coming towards us. It was becoming difficult to control him.<p>My friend said, "Why don't you let him off the leash?"<p>"What?" I was surprised at the …

Pets

How Supplements and Diet Have Changed In Fitness

<b>RIC DRASIN</b><p>When I began training in 1960 very little was known about taking food supplements for Bodybuilding. At best was the overall Vitamin and 'load up with Vitamin C. Here's a look at the progression I saw.<p><b>Article Summary</b>:<p>The first supplement I really tried were putty-like protein pills. At …

Why Moms-to-be Should Care About CMV

15 Conversations Everyone Has Had With Their Dog... In Their Heads

Dogs are made of fur, snark and sass. Mostly sass. Seriously. We love them, but maybe it’s for the best they don’t talk much. If they did, they’d be …

Pets

15 Vegetarian Tacos *Perfect* for Meatless Monday

Even if you’re a major meat lover, it’s nice to set aside Mondays to fill your body with plant-based meals. It’s a great way to set yourself up for a week of healthy eating and give yourself *tons* of energy. Tacos can be a regular part of your meal regimen, thanks in part to the Taco Cleanse Diet, …

Cooking

How to fight inflammation with food

Inflammation is hot topic these days because it’s the root cause of many unwanted symptoms and health issues. Inflammation can be caused by stress, mold, pesticides, mercury, hidden parasites, bacteria and viruses in our body as well as by eating an inflammatory diet filled with table salt, sugar, …

This dog walker probably makes more money than you do

If you live in New York City, you probably don’t have a backyard that your dog can access through a pet door when he wants to go out and stretch his …

Pets

6 Unhealthy "Healthy" Foods to Avoid in Your Healthy New Year

The beginning of the new year is the time most of us take resolutions to improve our health, avoid harmful food, start working out and so on, with …

Probiotics and Prebiotics: What They Do For You And How to Get Them

Probiotics—or so-called “good” bacteria—have garnered some Kardashian-level celebrity status in the health world for their benefits on your digestion …

Wellness

Dream Taco Recipes That You Need in Your Life A.S.A.P.

Going on the taco cleanse or simply obsessed with tacos? These foolproof recipes are for you

6 Chia Seed Breakfasts to Start the Year Off Right

1<p>Vanilla-Cinnamon Chia Pudding<p>If you love rice pudding or tapioca, chia pudding will be right up your alley. Best of all: on busy mornings, it’s so …

Breakfast

27 Healthy Mason Jar Breakfasts You Can Eat On The Go (Photos)

Sticking to your New Year's diet can be a daunting task.<p>Especially when it comes to making healthy choices for the most important meal of the day: …

Breakfast

Easy One-Bowl Recipes Are Your Winter Supper Solution

Winter meals usually feature classic comfort food dishes -- lasagna, mac and cheese, braised meats -- but that's not always the best choice for fueling us through the long, cold months ahead. What we really need are foods that will make us feel energized when we can't count on the sun to get us out …

Healthy Eating

20 Signs You're Dehydrated -- And What To Do About It

Dehydration is no picnic. It can cause bad moods, headaches and, in severe cases, forces your heart to work overtime.<p>There are straightforward reasons a person may become dehydrated; not drinking enough water or neglecting to properly fuel during a workout on a hot day are common culprits. But …

Wellness

Clean-Eating Recipes That Will Get You Through January

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating

Infographic: 10 Best Indoor Plants That Help To Purify The Air In Your Home

<b>If you’re looking</b> to keep plants in your home but have no idea what types are suitable for the indoors, this infographic by UK-based online store …

49 Turmeric Recipes, the Wonder Spice Your Body Needs

Also known as the long lost Spice Girl.<p>Like ginger, turmeric, the unassuming root with color so vibrant you suddenly have an urge to hand-dye fabric, is said to be one of the world's healthiest foods—the bright orange-yellow equivalent of putting your insides through a car wash. An essential, …

Cooking

24 Festivals And Retreats To Revitalize Your Soul In 2016

As the new year stretches out before us, it's the perfect time to start setting intentions. Among them should be a renewed commitment to self-expression and healing -- and there's no better way to do that than in a community of like-minded souls.<p>2016 will be full of festivals, retreats and …

Costa Rica

27 Five-Ingredient Dinner Recipes for Stress-Free Meals

There are few kitchen nightmares that are worse than finding a recipe that sounds ah-mazing, then seeing an ingredient section longer than your …

Cooking

22 Fresh, Seasonal Kale Recipes

When the weather gets cold, summer's bountiful produce quickly disappears from the supermarket—or is replaced by sub-par versions that have been trucked or flown in from hundreds of miles away. Fortunately, one tasty vegetable remains plentiful even in the dead of winter: kale.<p>Yes, kale-everywhere …

Cooking