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11 Super Quick Summer Snacks

Part of the joy of summer is that it changes up your routine, and this can include what you eat. Certain foods definitely belong to summer activities: think BBQ and watermelon. Those foods make you picture pool parties and sweltering summer afternoons, not Thanksgiving dinner…

Buddha bowl with spinach and veggies.

Build Your Own Buddha Bowl: A Hearty, Healthy Work Lunch Idea

Unless you’ve had one before, you probably don’t know what a Buddha Bowl is off of the top of your head. If you guess it’s some sort of harmonious gathering off foods, you’d be on the right track. You might also think that it’s some…

Sugar cookie person with sprinkles on top.

How to Host a Pinterest-Worthy Holiday Cookie Swap

Whoever came up with the idea for a cookie swap at the holidays is just plain brilliant. The concept of going to a party with one kind of cookie and leaving with eight or 10 different kinds? This had to have been the brainchild of…

How Your Spring Cleaning Can Actually Impact Your Health

How Your Spring Cleaning Can Actually Impact Your Health

It’s about time for something everybody dreads—spring cleaning. No matter how much you hate it, it’s something that needs to be done. Things need tossed, shelves need organized and your whole house needs an overhaul. But did you know your spring cleaning can also help…

Take the New You for the New Year Challenge

Take the New You for the New Year Challenge!

Happy New Year! Almost half of us make New Year’s Resolutions every year, but a mere 8% of us actually reach them. What if there was a more effective way to make a lifestyle change for the better in the new year? There is: instead…

Mac and cheese dish.

Healthy Mac and Cheese Makeovers

Mac and cheese, with its rich flavor and creamy texture, is perhaps the ultimate comfort food, especially for those cold winter nights. But there’s no denying that it’s a heavy and calorific choice, as well as lacking in nutritional value. Mac and cheese is a…

Game day snacks

10 Healthy and Delicious Game Day Recipes

There is a chill in the air, leaves are starting to change and pumpkin-flavored everything is all the rage. That means it’s time for football! With football season comes viewing parties with lots of great food. Greasy wings, fatty cheese dips and decadent desserts are…

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Know Your Cheese: A Guide for Pairing and Sharing

Cheese has become a staple in American cuisine – as well as foods around the world. It can be shredded and put on salads, melted on sandwiches or used to craft the perfect plate of nachos. There are about a million different varieties, too; from…

Creating an Herb Garden in Your Kitchen

Creating an Herb Garden in Your Kitchen

One of the easiest ways to improve the quality of your cooking is to work with the freshest ingredients available, and the best way to have fresh ingredients throughout the year is to create an indoor herb garden in your kitchen.

How Decluttering Will Make You Happier

How Decluttering Will Make You Happier

In my last year of college, as I painstakingly x-actoed apart the tiny paper pieces that would come together to become my senior art show, I binge watched all five seasons of Hoarders that were on Netflix at the time.