The Ultimate Super Bowl Snack: Hot Buffalo Wing-Flavored Peanuts

Do you remember when fear and panic swept the country because chicken wing supplies were shockingly low? (If you don’t remember, I’ll let Stephen Colbert explain.) Turns out the scare was unfounded (phew!), but I’d like to think out of that national faux-emergency, the creators of Lord Nut Levington Peanuts found some inspiration. What if they could combine two of the world’s greatest football […]

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The Perfect Snacking Combination: Granola Popcorn

300 treasured calories. That’s the built-in snacking amount I have each day. For me, those 300 calories represent a chance to try new things, have fun, and enjoy something unique. Of course, I don’t veer off course and eat a honey bun or candy bar. I like to try healthier alternatives that really stretch those 300 calories as far and […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus—January 26-30

Every Sunday, we publish a week of Cooking Light dinner plans filled with our favorite recipes—both from current issues and classics. Each meal is designed to be ready and on the table in 45 minutes or less so that you have more time to enjoy the food you’ve prepared and the company of those you’ve prepared it for. The Plan […]

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From Plated: This Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons Recipe Is Too Delicious To Ignore

No matter the weather outside, it’s always the perfect time for this nourishing Creamy Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons recipe from Plated, the startup that delivers everything you need to cook chef-designed recipes at home. And if you like what you see here, there’s plenty more where that came from. Ingredients 1 red onion 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar […]

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5 on Friday: 5 Best Days of #100HealthyDays

Making a commitment always sounds easier than it really is. Let’s face it, making a goal and sticking to it takes determination. What if starting a challenge didn’t have to be so difficult to stick with? What if the commitment you decided to take was fun, inspiring, and exciting while benefiting you all along the way? That’s what the #100HealthyDays […]

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Taste Test: Roasted Red Peppers

We tried 16 bottled roasted peppers and rested the two finalists in our Roasted Red Pepper Dip to select the favorite. OUR FAVORITE Mancini Sweet Roasted Peppers $2.99 (12 ounces) Most of the peppers we tested were stored in oil or vinegar, which sometimes gave them an astringent or metallic taste. The water brine for these peppers kept the flavors […]

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Beauty Editor’s Picks: Feel Like a Ray of Sunshine

Oranges offer more beauty benefits than just an appealing scent. They’re an excellent source of vitamin C, which helps combat damage and improve skin’s texture and the high levels of citric acid found in orange peels can aid in drying up blemishes. OLAY REGENERIST LUMINOUS FACIAL OIL Nine naturally derived oils, including orange, make this powerful treatment serum a skin-softening powerhouse. […]

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Get Coffee Shop Quality Brew In 1 Touch

Our favorite cup of coffee? The one that’s easiest to make. That’s why we like the Bonavita 8-cup Coffee Brewer—with only one button, it makes the best cup of coffee every time (in just six minutes!). The stainless steel carafe acts like a thermos, keeping leftover coffee warm for hours without scorching the flavor. When you’re done, the carafe lid, filter basket, […]

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From Plated: 5 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Dinner Routine

Dinnertime might be where we make our worst decisions. It’s been a long day, we’re tired, and we just want to eat something—anything. But Plated, a startup that delivers everything you need to cook chef-designed recipes at home, can help you in this fragile state. How, exactly? Well, with Plated, you can… 1. Take The “Routine” Out Of The Dinner […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus—January 19-23

Here, another week’s worth of fast, healthy, and tasty menus. It’s not a dislike of cooking that deters so many of us from the kitchen each night; it’s actually deciding what to cook from the millions of options bombarding us from so many different places. We’ve done the planning for you. Not just menus, but healthy menus that are fast – on the […]

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