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5 Healthy Pumpkin Bread Recipes That Hit the Sweet Spot

A riddle for you: What’s the perfect fall accessory that’s guaranteed to make you feel warm inside and out? The answer: sweaters—and also these pumpkin bread recipes. The mostly health-conscious loaves will have you celebrating the cooler weather and fall foliage (even if you still need to find your own pile of leaves to jump…

‘Healthy’ Superfruit Juices Contain More Sugar Than Cola

Some ‘healthy’ fruit juices contain more sugarthan cola, officials have warned. The Local Government Association (LGA) has said soft drinks firms are ‘dragging their heels’ when it comes to reducing the amount of sugar in many of their products. The body which represents more than 370 councils in England and Wales responsible for public health,…

34 Healthy and Delicious Passover Recipes

The Passover story is a pretty dramatic affair. According to the Bible, Jews were slaves to the Egyptian Pharaoh until the prophet Moses came to set them free, and God sent 10 horrendous plagues to punish the Egyptian taskmasters. There were frogs, vicious hailstorms, and locusts that destroyed all the crops. When the Jews finally…

These 27 Breakfast Sandwiches Put Fast Food Options to Shame

Sometimes the best breakfast is one you can eat on the go. As much as we try to sit down for meals, we’re often too rushed in the a.m. hours, especially if we’re also hitting the gym (or the snooze button). Bars are great, but sometimes they only hold you over until 10. For a…

13 Little Things That Can Make A Woman Fall Hard For You

Glamour recently released their list of ’13 Little Things That Can Make a Man Fall Hard for You’ and were promptly ridiculed because it was totally offensive to both men and women. Seemingly jumping out of the 1950s, the guide included things like “let him solve your petty work problem” and “making him a snack…

What To Do With Your Pet’s Poop

A typical dog creates three-quarters of a pound of poop every day, or 274 pounds a year, according to the EPA. (I’d guess my pups are far over that estimate.) And how’s this for scale? In the two cities of Fairbanks and Anchorage, Alaska, pups produce an estimated 20 million pounds of poop each year,…

If You Sell Nail Polish, Try Not To Destroy Your Customers’ Nails

If you like to paint your nails, but are part of the drugstore polish-wearing masses, you might not be familiar with the vibrant online scene of small-batch cosmetics producers, or “indie beauty” businesses. The mini-industry drew outside attention this week when use of one brand of polish was linked to some scary and painful problems…

40 Easy Casserole Recipes That Are Actually Healthy

40 Easy Casserole Recipes That Are Actually Healthy 07/03/2014 – 10:30am by Ellen Thompson If only there were a dish so versatile and easy to prepare that you could toss together almost any combination of protein and veggies, tweak it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and have lasting leftovers that don’t get old—when it comes…

31 Easy Meatball Recipes for Quick-Fix Meals

Much as we love them on top of spaghetti (all covered with cheese), we tend to make meatballs the same way, every time. And that’s a shame because one quick Google search, and we discovered endless ways to mix up the flavor, top, and serve these little bites. You don’t even need meat! Check out…

You Can Save The Famous Up House!

If balloons could actually lift a house away from its problems, the home that inspired Up wouldn’t be in its current predicament. Made famous by its feisty owner and her refusal to sell to developers, the Edith Macefield house has become a symbol of steadfastness and determination for the community – unfortunately, in the wake…