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Skinny Oat Blondies

Cookies, blondies in particular, are one of my guilty pleasures. I couldn't resist creating a healthy blondie recipe with less sugar and more fiber. I am not a fan of dry and crumbly cookies. To avoid this, I included applesauce as an ingredient, which creates a moist texture. To my surprise, even …

Best ever brownie recipes

Chocolate brownie recipes galore right here - brownies and blondies are such a treat for fun baking. Gooey or dense, we've got a brownie recipe for …

A Different Kind of Cheesecake Recipe You'll Love

<i>Below is an excerpt from “A Different Kind of Cheese Cake,” which originally appeared on Food52. Read the full story at food52.com.</i><p>If you watch</i> …

Whole Wheat Fettuccine with Mushroom Cream Sauce and Crispy Shiitakes

1. Fettuccine: Bring a medium pot filled halfway with water to a boil. Add the salt and fettuccine. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes, or until tender. Reserve …

Recipes

Very Vanilla Chiffon Cake

Vanilla is probably my favorite flavor of cake and I’ll almost always pick up a slice of vanilla cake or a vanilla cupcake when given the choice …

A Knit a Day Keeps the Doctor Away: 5 Health Benefits of Crafting

Knitters, painters, and do-it-yourselfers are survivors. Their secret? It's been proven that picking up a craft can relieve stress and boost mood. In fact, it's the secret to a sound body and mind.<p>It turns out my great-grandmother was in good company: Craft-minded people happen to be the healthiest …

5 New Ways to Use Avocado

Avocados aren't just delicious—they're brimming with health benefits. For starters, they’re high in potassium (half an avocado contains 487 milligrams, more than you’ll find in a medium banana), which can help lower blood pressure. Their healthy fats (the monounsaturated kind) can help fight high …

Healthy Eating

Cheat Day | Chocolate-Avocado Vegan Cupcakes

There are two interesting (OK, a little off-putting) things about this recipe: 1) It doesn't contain butter (ah!) and 2) one of its main ingredients is avocado.Was I really about to embark on making a guacamole cupcake? Absolutely. I couldn't deny that Joy Wilson's picture of her beautiful cupcakes …

Dessert

How to Make Grilled Flatbread

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …

Zingerman's Black Magic Brownies

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 15 enormous brownies or 24 regular-size brownies<p><b>Prep:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>25 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour<p>The famous brownies from …

Dessert

5 Refreshing and Delicious Iced Tea Recipes

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10 Spring Juice Essentials

Detox deprived? Stock up on these healthy juice essentials to supercharge your liquids.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Strawberries</b><p>"Strawberries <i>feel</i> like spring," says Lianna Sugarman, founder of LuliTonix juices. "They're rich in vitamin c, high in antioxidants and are excellent for skin health and beauty."<p><b>2.</b> <b>Arugula</b><p>"Arugula is …

Nutrition

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

North Pole

Make Your Own Red Velvet Bonbons

Chocolate bonbons are one of the more expected love tokens on Valentine’s Day – and who’s complaining? The gift is well received, easy to enjoy and there are no desiccated flowers to toss a week later. Although it’s easy to pick up a box of ready-made chocolates at the grocery store (or fancy …

5 Watermelon Smoothies That Taste Like Summer

Drink up!<p>If there were a scale for thirst-quenching fruits, watermelon would be off the charts—it's more than 90 percent water! Want to make the most of this juicy fruit while it's in season? Blend it up in one of the best-looking smoothies we found on Instagram this week:<p>Strawberry + watermelon + …

Recipes

8 Brain-Boosting Snacks You Can Stash At The Office

For those times when your thinking cap is MIA<p>Picture the scene: It's 4 p.m. on a work day, and your boss asks you to brainstorm a couple of ideas for tomorrow's meeting. "No problem!" you reply, and you sit down to draft a list. But…nothing. Zilch. Nada. You literally have <i>zero</i> thoughts. What gives? …

4 Homemade Granola Recipes You Can Make in Half an Hour or Less

Throw together a healthy homemade granola in minutes.<p>It seems everyone is going ga-ga for granola right now: During the month of May, Yahoo! searches for "homemade granola recipe" shot up 74 percent. Who knew?<p>If you want to try making some of your own—but are a little intimidated by the prospect of …

Breakfast

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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Tutorial: 4 Quarters Skirt

Autie from iCandy Handmade shows how she made her 4 Quarters Skirt. It’s a circle skirt pieced from four panels. She suggests making it from two …

Katharine Hepburn Brownies Recipe Demonstration - Joyofbaking.com

Healthier Flourless Chocolate Cake

This is my kinda cake.<p>Rich and totally indulgent.<p>It’s the kind of cake you can bring to a party, and no one would be able to tell that you’ve …

Juice Your Way...to Better Body Odor!

You ever smelled a whiff of something and been like “...is that <i>me</i>?” I do this all the time, and I’m happy to report that usually, the answer is “No.” …

The 4 Best Broccoli Recipes

Your last excuse for avoiding this vitamin-packed veggie just went out the window<p>You know you <i>should</i> be eating broccoli—it's low-cal and packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. On top of all that, it's also an excellent source of antioxidants and phytochemicals. Still not putting it on your …

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