Backyard BBQ: 5 Tips for a Killer Cookout!

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With summer at its peak, now is the perfect time to gather friends and family for a barbecue! A backyard BBQ is a time-honored American tradition for soaking up the sun, playing games, and firing up the grill with crowd-pleasing binge-worthy favorites. Follow our backyard BBQ guide below, and you’ll be ready to host your own cookout in no time!

How to Host Sunday Brunch: Ideas for Your Perfect Party

Brunch 101: Seasonal Veggies & Breezy Cocktails Many people think of brunch as a late-morning weekend meal at a fancy restaurant. Eating out for brunch might include egg-topped salads, crepe stations, bowls of fruit, and pitchers of fruity fizzy cocktails. However, with the right ingredients and some playful brunch attire ideas, you can easily replicate a pricey brunch at home … Read More

Gordon Ramsay’s Top 5 Steak Recipes

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Steak Recipes #1: Steak Diane with Sauté Potatoes and Peas For the (steak recipes) main course, remember, add olive oil to a hot pan, remove the fat from the steaks, roll out thin and season. Fry quickly on both sides, then set aside. Into the same pan, add chopped shallots and season. Add sliced mushrooms, a knob of butter, and … Read More

BBQ Menu: Sauce + Meat + Sides

BBQ Menu: Sauces, Meats & Sides Summer is full of sunshine; the perfect time for picnics and barbecues. Make sure your own cookout stands out this summer, with a great BBQ menu. Check out our tips below for preparing chicken, sauces, and sides to help you on your way to hosting the best barbecue ever. BBQ Chicken When cooked, sauced, … Read More

BBQ Ideas: What Do I Bring as a Guest?

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Barbecue season is here, so it’s time to scheme your signature cookout contribution, or switch up the same-olds for a new take on some tastier summer vittles. No matter what you decide to bring, having a few unique BBQ ideas in your apron pocket will enhance your event – and net invitations to future events! Where’s the beef? Burgers and … Read More

Two Healthy Crock Pot Meals for Lazy People

Healthy Crock Pot meals don’t have to be hard. We found this awesome YouTube video from Zoe Rodriguez that will give you some inspiration for Crock Pot recipes to help feed your family, the healthy AND simple way! (Derived from Zoe Rodriguez YouTube Video) [starting around 1:12] Crock Pot Cilantro Chicken For this first recipe, you’ll need 5 different ingredients. Chicken breasts, … Read More

Alissa Cohen: Breaking Through

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Today we interview with Alissa Cohen, Raw Food Expert, and… coach. Our first question, Alissa, is for the people who don’t know who you are — can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Alissa: Sure! I teach people how to eat raw food, and how to be healthy. I have published a couple of how-to recipe books, and … Read More

What are the Cons of a Paleo Diet?

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Generally speaking, the Paleolithic diet gets a lot right — with its focus on healthy foods: vegetables, nuts, fruits, and fish. However, this diet also requires that we don’t eat anything created or discovered after the Neolithic Revolution. This means neither legumes nor grains. Modern science has shown us that the Paleo diet benefits (such as lectins) of nutrient-rich legumes … Read More

Easy Chicken Recipes for Dinner Tonight

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Nearly every cuisine has one or two “flagship” chicken recipes: southern fried chicken, Indian and Pakistani chicken tandoori, and French coq au vin are just a few of the ways to prepare this tender meat. Chicken is a staple of our diets because it’s a flexible ingredient that can be as delicious as the most exotic restaurant dinner with a … Read More

Should You Join the Paleo Diet Club?

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The Paleo Diet™: The lifestyle behind the craze People generally associate dieting with deprivation; especially of eating anything that’s remotely tasty. However, the paleo diet club isn’t based upon limiting — or tasteless — food consumption. Instead, paleo is a lifestyle change that requires you to alter which types of foods you eat. There are multiple interpretations of this diet, but for … Read More