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…

Yes, You Can Eat (Healthy) Cookies for Breakfast

Every week, the Greatist Team scours the Web for tasty, trendy, and (mostly) healthy recipes to help open both minds and palates to the wonders of food. Tune in next Wednesday to see what else we have in store! Waking up to a blaring alarm clock is a terrible way to start the day. And…

Work with Your Hands, Not with Your Worship

The sinful human heart has a strange and offensive fascination with the work of our own hands. Regardless of who we are — however talented, well-known, or successful — there’s something uniquely captivating about what we create, what we build, and what we accomplish. Most Christians know we’re not saved by our works, but we…

21 Margarita Recipes for a Healthier Cinco de Mayo

21 Margarita Recipes for a Healthier Cinco de Mayo 05/01/2014 – 11:40am by Kate Morin One tequila, two tequila, three tequila… floor. None of these recipes are skimping on the alcohol (well, except for the alcohol-free section at the bottom of the page) or the flavor. What they doskimp on is calories. The typical margarita…

I Terminated My Much-Wanted Pregnancy

Melody Newcomb for BuzzFeed News It’s considered a rite of passage for anyone who rides a bike in the Bay Area: At some point, your wheels will be stolen. Mine were nabbed near downtown, right outside a Walgreens, while I was picking up Easter candy — plus a pregnancy test, which was mostly an afterthought,…

Prank Callers Trolling Comcast Twitter Feed For Victims

(Mike Mozart) Comcast’s public image has sunk so low that customers now assume that a customer service rep who threatens you with violence or calls you a “b*tch” is actually someone working for the nation’s largest cable provider and not a prank caller. Over on his site, Christopher Elliott has two interesting tales of Comcast…