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Cooking for Two: 34 Cheap and Healthy Meals for You and Yours

Valentine’s Day or not, cooking for two can be a tricky skill to master. While leftovers are practical, eating Crock Pot chili five nights in a row can get pretty old. These recipes—from breakfast and starters to dinner and dessert—are perfect to enjoy with your girlfriend, boyfriend, mom, dad, friend, or dog (… if your…

The Triumph of Joy

“Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has risen; he is not here. See the place where they laid him.” (Mark 16:6) The word on the street that Sunday in the Holy City was almost too good to be true. This was so unexpected, so stupendous, such a dramatic…

What You Never Knew About Caffeine Consumption (Until Now)

What You Never Knew About Caffeine Consumption (Until Now) 06/18/2014 – 8:00am by Casey Thaler I have had a love/hate relationship with caffeine for the better part of the last seven years—a short time frame, no doubt, compared to the more devoted coffee drinkers among us. But in that time I’ve learned quite a bit…

33 Low-Sugar Recipes That Are Totally Sweet!

America’s love of sugar has gotten a little out of control—we’ve gone from adding it to sweet things like pies, fudge, and muffins to having it listed as one of the first ingredients in everything from canned soup to crackers to breakfast sandwiches. But as more research reveals the not-so-sweet side effects of too much…

27 Chemical-Free Recipes for DIY Spring Cleaning

Spring is finally near (please?), and that means it’s time for lounging in the grass, tossin’ the disc, barbecuing with friends, and scouring your living space from top to bottom. While it might be tempting to spray your whole place with bleach (that makes things “clean,” right?), a lot of common household cleaning products are…

The Easiest Way to Instantly Upgrade Any Meal

Caramelized onions are in our Condiment Hall of Fame (right between Sriracha mayo and honey mustard). Why do we rank them so highly? Let us take you through the play-by-play: They transform burgers from generic to gourmet, omelets from standard to sa-weet, and toast from dull to delish. Basically, they’re the final touch that kicks…

49 Genius Ways to Eat Toast Any Time of Day

We love avocado toast as much as Olivia Pope loves wine. Yes, that much! It’s hard to imagine anything tastier—or easier: Toast bread, smash on avocado, and shake on some salt (and some chili flakes, if you’re fancy). But why stop there? There’s a whole world of toast opportunity out there. We’ve done the hard…

10 Easy Brunch Recipes to Make for Mother’s Day

10 Easy Brunch Recipes to Make for Mother’s Day 05/08/2014 – 12:24pm by Stephanie Castillo Why go big for Mother’s Day when you can go home… with these super-easy, super-delicious brunch recipes? Sure, she loves that one local spot, but not as much as she’ll love the effort behind a homemade spread. So to help…