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Over-the-Top Nacho Recipes for Cheesy, Flavor-Packed Chips

Who doesn’t love crispy tortilla chips smothered with cheese? The ones from your youth were probably little more than a pile of cheddar sprinkled on some...

Everyone Who Lifts Weights Needs to Do These Yoga Poses

Most fitness buffs have the weight portion of the routine down, and a fair number even manage to push through a decent amount of...

How Much Do We Actually Know About GMO Foods?

Of the many food debates we hear about nearly every day, the one over genetically modified organism foods might be the most hotly contested. Because...

Bill and Hillary Clinton: Marriage Lessons We Can Learn

The Clintons have been in the public eye for decades. They’ve been through all sorts of scandals and scrutiny during this time, but have...

Bill and Hillary Clinton: Marriage Lessons We Can Learn

The Clintons have been in the public eye for decades. They’ve been through all sorts of scandals and scrutiny during this time, but have...

Breakfast Burrito Recipes You Can Make at Home

Not many breakfast foods are capable of traveling out the door with you. Most need to be eaten with a spoon or fork, which...

Simple Recipes Using Smoked Salmon

Using prepared ingredients from the grocery store is one of the best ways to speed your way to a great meal, provided you choose...

Sensational Recipes for Lettuce-Free Salads

When it comes to side dishes, tossing a quick salad is a great go-to. Bowl after bowl of greens can seem sort of uninspired after a...

Simple Recipes Using Refrigerated Pie Dough

As great as it would be to cook entirely from the odds and ends in the refrigerator, most of us lack something to tie the disparate ingredients together. Whether...

Snack Recipes That Are Healthier Than Processed Foods

When afternoon hunger leaves you longing for a snack, there’s nothing better than something crispy and salty to tide you over until dinner. And...

Unexpectedly Tasty Celery Recipes That Are Easy to Make

Many people struggle to eat enough vegetables, so they often prioritize certain ones over others. Produce like spinach and broccoli get a lot of...

7 Ways All Guys Can Easily Look Younger

Most high school males would give anything to be able to grow more than a few wispy hairs on their chins, but they’ll be...

Tasty Artichoke Recipes That You Need to Try

Aside from the occasional panini or creamy dip, most people don’t eat too many artichokes. It’s time things changed because this member of the...

The Healthiest Chili Recipes You’ll Ever Make

When trying to eat well, your menu can quickly become nothing but chicken cutlets and salad. It’s hard to get excited about such a...

No Time to Cook? 8 Speedy Cooking Tips You Have to...

Americans have all sorts of excuses for not cooking. According to an Impulse Research study funded by Bosch, 28% said they stay out of...

Sandwich Spreads That Are Way Better Than Mayo

Making a good sandwich is easy. All you need is some deli meat, a few leaves of lettuce, a slice of cheese, maybe some...

Delicious Pork Recipes You Can Make in a Crockpot

When you need a meal that really satisfies, red meat is hard to beat. Though beef is often the go-to in this department, you...

Delicious Skillet Dessert Recipes That Are Super Easy

When was the last time you pulled out your cast iron skillet? These dark and heavy pans are great for adding flavor and texture...

Simple Ways to Make Your Brown Bag Lunch Taste Fantastic

Too many people feel brown bagging lunch represents some sort of defeat, thinking it shows they can’t afford to go out or they lack enough time...

Delicious Twists on Shepherd’s Pie to Make for Dinner

Nothing strikes fear into the heart of a home cook more than the thought of making a pie. The crust alone is enough to...

Scrumptious Pork Chop Recipes You Have to Try

Despite a general love for all things pork, many of us still look to chicken breasts for easy meals. No offense to the popular poultry,...

10 Underrated IPAs You Should Start Drinking

As an overall beer category, IPAs certainly get plenty of love. Despite reports of a slowing trend in craft beer sales, Brewbound.com said IPAs...

11 Skin Care Products That Can Reverse Sun Damage

Let’s face it, although summer is one of the most enjoyable times of the year, it’s also a complete nightmare for your skin. From...

Are You a Bad Cook? These Recipes Are Perfect for You

Some people look to cooking as a way to unwind at the end of a stressful workday. For those who never spent much time...

Easy Weeknight Recipes Using Rotisserie Chicken

Most people could probably benefit from turning back the hands on the clock a good 30 minutes every day. That’s particularly true when it comes...

Insanely Creative Grilled Cheese Recipes

Great grilled cheese is all about exercising a little bit of patience by cooking the sandwich over medium heat until you end up with a...

6 Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes That Are Portable

Make-ahead breakfast recipes and on-the-go breakfasts rule the web, but few combine the convenience of both. It doesn’t do much good to have a crockpot full...

Seriously Easy One-Pan Recipes You Can Make Any Night

One-pan dinners are hard to beat for fast weeknight meals. The downside to this strategy is it often means eating soup for five straight days....

Incredibly Tasty Cod Recipes to Make for Dinner This Week

Salmon get all the glory thanks to potent doses of omega-3 fatty acids, which can make it easy to forget about all of the other...

Recipes Using Ranch Dressing Mix in Surprising Ways

Most elementary school lunchrooms have at least a handful of kids who seem to only eat food that’s smothered in ranch dressing. Let’s be...

Eating Better: Zucchini Recipes You’ll Actually Love

It’s an old farm joke that you can’t leave your car unlocked during the summer or you’ll come back to find it loaded with...

Frozen Desserts You Can Make Without an Ice Cream Machine

Between an already large heap of kitchen appliances and limited counter space, an ice cream machine isn’t a practical tool for most people. It’s too bad, though, because...

Losing Weight? 8 Foods You Should Not Eliminate From Your Diet

You can easily tell who’s trying to slim down at the grocery store just by glancing at the various shopping carts. Dieters almost always...

Hearty Breakfast Recipes Using Spicy Chorizo Sausage

Breakfast can seem like a never ending rotation of scrambled eggs, cereal, and oatmeal. While those are all good options, your morning meal can definitely...

Fast and Easy Recipes for Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Certain dishes have a way of making us feel at home after just one bite. They’re usually hearty meals we associate with family and cooler...

Beyond Alzheimer’s: 7 Types of Dementia Everyone Needs to Know About

Even though most people would prefer not to think about death, dementia’s prevalence is all but forcing us to ponder our mortality sooner than we’d like. Despite...

These Underrated Vegetables Are Way Healthier Than You Realize

A stern warning from the doctor about the need to eat more produce hasn’t done much to improve American eating habits. In 2015, the...

Grilled Dessert Recipes That Taste Incredible

Once the appetizers, main dishes, and sides have been devoured at a cookout, sweets are usually some cookies a guest brought. No offense to those chocolate-studded...

Easy 5-Ingredient Recipes to Eat After a Workout

Busy schedules make it hard to get anything to eat after exercising, much less cook something complicated. It might not seem like a big...

Surprisingly Tasty Cauliflower Recipes You Need to Try

Green veggies get most of the love these days and, while they’re great additions to a healthy diet, cauliflower deserves just as much recognition....

Pistachio Recipes That Will Keep You Lean

A staple of the Mediterranean diet, pistachios have become a go-to snack for those looking to eat a little healthier. While any nut is welcome...

5 Seriously Difficult Combination Exercises to Try

Anyone who takes their weight-lifting routine seriously knows it can take a significant amount of time. Even if you’re just focusing on a few...

Apple Desserts That Are Much Easier Than Pie

Though bananas still top the chart as the most popular fruit in the U.S., the Produce for Better Health Foundation reports apples are the second...

7 Cervical Cancer Facts All Women Should Know

Considering contracting HPV is nearly inevitable, most women could stand to get a little wiser about cervical cancer. Even though it doesn’t get nearly as...

The Healthiest Foods You Can Eat for Breakfast

Whether it’s actually the most important meal of the day or not, breakfast should absolutely be a part of your daily routine. Many health...

Modern Kitchen: Awesome Restaurant Tricks You Can Do at Home

Some of the most memorable restaurant meals leave you wondering, “How did the chefs do that?” They manage to morph regular ingredients into something completely...

Being Lonely Is Bad for Your Health — Here’s Why

Spending some time alone helps most of us recharge after being surrounded by co-workers all day. When those moments start to stretch into long periods without much...

Easy and Healthy Recipes Using Frozen Vegetables

Cooking with fresh vegetables can be sort of a pain on days when you feel way too exhausted to clean and chop them. While...

Decoding the Alkaline Diet: Here Are the Facts You Need to...

When seriously fit celebrities like Elle Macpherson and Jennifer Aniston praise a particular way of eating, most of us sit up a little straighter. They must...

10 of the Best BBQ Restaurants in America

Some vacations are all about checking out the local art scene, the outdoors, or historic destinations. These cultural experiences make for some fantastic trips, but...

Easy Pancake Toppings That Are Better Than Syrup

When going to a restaurant for brunch, most of the kitchen’s creativity is devoted to savory breakfast items. You’ll see every imaginable variation of...

Pudding Recipes Bringing the Childhood Favorite to Your Kitchen

Few things were more delightful during childhood than arriving at the cafeteria table and discovering Mom had packed a pudding cup with lunch. Something...

Want to Reduce Your Risk of Having a Stroke? Eat These...

There are two approaches to diet most people use when figuring out how to reduce their stroke risk: focusing on what foods to eliminate...

10 Nutritious Foods That Will Seriously Boost Your Metabolism

The days of eating everything in sight without fear of gaining an ounce eventually come to an end. Once your metabolism slows, you find...

Terrific Tasting Mussel Recipes You Should Try

Health-conscious eaters regularly fill their plates with seafood like salmon and tuna without even letting their minds drift toward mussels. Though these mollusks don’t get...

6 HPV Facts All Women Need to Know

Most people probably associate the word epidemic with obesity or diabetes. While their reasoning is perfectly valid, they should also start thinking HPV. It’s effectively the most-talked-about sexually...

Why Steady-State Cardio Is Better Than You Think

Plenty of people are ditching steady-state cardio sessions, reasoning they’re old fashioned and not very effective. But steady-state cardio deserves a second look, so we’re...

Want Six-Pack Abs? 5 Core Exercises That Won’t Hurt Your Back

No two people’s fitness goals are exactly the same because no two bodies are alike. While these differences lead us to prioritize certain exercises or...

Weight-Free Exercises That Will Give You Stronger Glutes

Getting to the gym is hard enough as is, and the wait for equipment once you’re there makes it even worse. Fortunately, you can get...

Hate These 7 Superfoods? Try These Alternatives Instead

We all have our likes and dislikes, especially when it comes to food. An ingredient that induces euphoria for one individual can just as...

Too Tired to Cook? Easy Recipes for Fast Meals

After an early workout at the gym, back-to-back meetings, a mountain of paperwork, and staying late to answer emails, cooking dinner is probably the...

The Muscle-Building Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Sometimes it seems like you’re doing everything you can to eat right and stick to your training program, but that tape measure around your...

7 Foods That Are Healthier Than Dietary Supplements

Everyone starts the day with a routine that often includes taking a quick shower, starting a pot of coffee, and popping some dietary supplements. While a...
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