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These 49 Creamy Dips Put Guac and Hummus to Shame

At a party, it doesn’t matter if you serve crudités, chips, crackers, or crostini—the real stars are the dips. And while we enjoy (OK, we’re obsessed with) hummus and guacamole, they’re a bit predictable. No matter how much you love them, an entire table of the same dips is boring. The next time there’s a…

30 Healthy Popcorn Recipes That Satisfy Every Snack Craving

You might also like: Everything You Need to Know About Popcorn But Were Afraid to Find Out Crunchy, buttery, full of carbs… popcorn is the ultimate “happy food.” No, really—studies have shown that the serotonin found in the gluten-free whole-grain can have relaxing, mood-lifting effects. No wonder it’s such a popular party appetizer, late-night snack,…

41 Guilt-Free Super Bowl Snacks

The Super Bowl is all about football, booze, commercials, and most importantly: snacks. But don’t worry, just because we say guilt-free doesn’t mean we did away with the wings and chili. To make sure you have enough healthy snacks to last through the halftime show, we’ve rounded up 31 of our favorites—from chips and dips, to meatballs,…

That’s Bananas! 31 Creative Ways to Cook With Bananas

Bananas are a healthy and delicious on-the-go snack. Or sit-down snack when you have time—preferably with almond butter. Or topping for oatmeal. Or… you get the idea. Yet despite the various ways to enjoy them, they inevitably end up overripe and brown before you eat the entire bunch. Whomp whomp. And while mushy bananas make super moist bread,…

FDA Approves First Libido Pill for Women: Here’s What You Need to Know

It’s been a big week for Sprout Pharmaceuticals with the FDA approval of Flibanserin, the first drug to treat female sexual desire disorder and a $1bn acquisition by Canadian drug company Valeant Pharmaceuticals, which was announced 36 hours after the drug was approved. Flibanserin (trade name Addyi) has been around for a while and well…

Our Top 10 Stories From 2014 That You Just Can’t Miss

The New Year offers the perfect opportunity for reflection. So, we thought it’d be the perfect time to get a little nostalgic and remember the best posts we shared with you in 2014. But rather than picking our favorites—it’s like asking us to pick our favorite child—we let you decide. Here’s the list of the most read,…

46 Crock-Pot Recipes to Try This Summer (That’s Right, Summer)

Summertime, and the living is…well, hot. When stratospheric temperatures make you want to do nothing but sit in an ice bath all day, using a slow cookermight initially seem like a preposterous idea—isn’t that thing just for winter meals? But don’t put that Crock-Pot into storage just yet! You will be pleasantly surprised at how…

Loving the Neighbor We Didn’t Choose

“Who is my neighbor?” a lawyer asked Jesus (Luke 10:29). The lawyer had made the mistake of trying to catch the law’s author contradicting the law by asking how he should inherit eternal life. The author turned the tables by asking the lawyer what he thought the law said. The lawyer then summarized the law…

Why God Is After Your Joy

Why is God so eager to pour his eternal blessing on simple people like you and me? It’s a question too many of us don’t ask at all. Life often seems hard and bleak and stressful, and we grow blind to God’s present blessings and the cause for future hopes. God’s people, stuck in Babylonian…