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This month I'm taking on EatingWell's salad-a-day challenge. That's right—every day for the next 31 days I will be eating salad for lunch. (If you want to hold me to my word, follow me on Instagram to see my progress and delicious salad solutions.) But I'm not one of those people who packs the same thing for lunch every day. I get bored easily—when I'm cooking for myself, I never choose recipes that make more than 2 servings, because I only want to eat the leftovers once. Introducing the salad trend that's changing my life: spiralized...read full post »
There's a lot to love about a classic margarita. Hey, it's classic for a reason, right? But juicy grapefruit, mango or blood orange margaritas sound pretty good too. This margarita formula allows you to mix up a pitcher with whatever fruit flavor you're in the mood for. We use just a touch of simple syrup and add fresh fruit juice for sweetness, flavor and color. Plus, these margaritas taste so good no one will miss the cloying sweetness of a restaurant-style or premade-mix margarita—which can have 10 to 15 teaspoons of added sugar. You'll save about 150 calories and 40 grams of added sugar per cocktail with this skinny margarita recipe.
With this simple formula, you can make endless flavor combinations. Stir it all together and it's party time.
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I'm a working mother of two kids under 5. What do I want for Mother's Day? Breakfast in bed. I want to sleep in till 7 (gasp!). I want my hubby to bring me a cup of coffee and that stack of magazines I've been meaning to read for
months years. And I want my family to make me breakfast while I sit lazily in the comfort of that lovely piece of furniture that doesn't see enough of me: bed.
Related: Our Best Mother's Day Brunch Recipes
Dads, husbands, children: let me make this easy for you! Your wife/mom/mother-of-your-children probably wants breakfast in bed too. Even if she doesn't, she will not argue with being waited on hand and foot for an hour or...read full post »
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I try to make a ginormous salad every day for lunch or dinner. Healthy salad recipes pack in a lot of nutrients for not a lot of calories—as long as you pay attention to the ingredients. It's easy to come up with healthy salad recipes in the summer when the market is overflowing with summer-ripe tomatoes, loads of veggies and a variety of salad greens. But dinner salads can be just as delicious and satisfying in the cooler months. I just adjust the mix for the season. This foolproof formula will have you tossing up healthy salad recipes whenever the mood strikes you!
Here are 5 tips for making a killer salad, plus a super-simple homemade vinaigrette recipe that will make you fall in love with salad again.
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The internet is buzzing, and Starbucks is behind it. The coffee chain has jumped on the unicorn trend and introduced a magical, flavor-changing, color-changing drink: the Unicorn Frappuccino.
It's hard to describe what exactly this coffee-free beverage is. The official description is even more intriguing: "flavors start off sweet and fruity transforming to pleasantly sour." So is it a smoothie? A milkshake?
This Starbucks drink is only available for a limited time, so I understand the urge to try the trend. But don't let magical "fairy powders," natural food colors and Instagram photo ops cloud your good judgment. This so-called beverage is really just a...read full post »