seize the summer

  1. Food & Recipes

    Unexpected farmers market finds and how to cook them

    One of the best things about spring is the return of all of your favorite produce to the farmers market. You'll likely run into a...
  2. Dessert Recipes

    3 Summer desserts you can make on the grill

    Nectarines, bananas and plums are all grilled to perfection, bringing out their natural sweetness and creating a mouthwatering...
  3. How-Tos

    How to make your summer plans actually happen

    It’s easy to make big summer plans, but not so easy to actually bring those plans into fruition. Life gets in the way. Road trips...
  4. Living

    15 Commandments of summertime

    Summertime is upon us and, as they say, the living is easy. To make the most of this sun-drenched season, I've drafted a few...
  5. Fashion & Style

    8 Cute bathing suits you can actually wear for swimming

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    Swimsuit shopping can be such a chore. While barely-there triangle bikini tops and ruffled "retro" one-pieces are adorable for...
  6. Well-being

    Things you can do this summer other than dieting

    Give up dieting this summer. These 10 non-dieting activities will support your overall fitness, health and beauty in a fun and...
  7. Workouts

    Fitness when the weather is blistering

    Don't use the heat as a reason to sit on the couch all summer. Make the most of the blistering summer sun with these nine fitness...
  8. Food & Recipes

    28 Summer strawberry recipes to make your mouth water

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    Nothing says summer like a basket full of freshly picked strawberries. Put them to good use with strawberry recipes to make your...
  9. Diet

    8 Reasons to love a plate of colorful veggies

    Don't let your tableware serve as the only pop of color when dinner rolls around. The vibrant colors of fresh fruits and vegetables...
  10. Food & Recipes

    Tex-Mex stuffed potato poppers

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    Mini potatoes are halved, baked and loaded with fresh, Mexican-inspired flavors. Perfect for any fiesta.
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    Homemade copycat candy bars

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    I've always had this obsession with candy bars, especially Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. In fact, when I was 9, I stole a package from...
  12. Food & Recipes

    Sunday dinner: Spicy skillet chicken spaghetti

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    This spaghetti dish gets a little spicy in a skillet. Add chicken to the mix, and you've got a zesty, easy-to-make meal for the...
  13. Food & Recipes

    15 Foods to put in a Mason jar

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    Storing your favorite foods in a Mason jar is a convenient way to have quick and easy meals on hand when you’re in a time crunch....
  14. Food & Recipes

    5 Marinade recipes for grilled chicken

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    Nothing beats a juicy chicken breast straight off the grill. Here we share five easy and super flavorful recipes to make your very...
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    10 Foods most craved by pregnant women

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    One of the best — and worst — things about being pregnant is all the random food cravings. Though some women reportedly...
  16. Food & Recipes

    Foods and drinks that help cleanse the body

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    During the time of year when everyone falls back on the healthy wagon and promises to eat better, lose weight and exercise more, it...
  17. Food & Recipes

    22 Healthy high-protein snacks

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    The task of ramping up an exercise routine, recuperating from surgery or building a healthy baby while pregnant, may leave you...
  18. Food & Recipes

    8 Things to do with napa cabbage

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    Looking for a healthy crunch? Need something to wrap, wok or roll? Have you tried napa cabbage? Napa cabbage is an Asian vegetable...
  19. Food & Recipes

    How to cook perfect beef tenderloin

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    Beef tenderloin probably is my favorite cut of meat, though we eat it only on very special occasions due to the high cost. I used to...
  20. Food & Recipes

    Types of hot peppers

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    Do you want to add a little kick to your meal? Hot peppers are terrific way to spice up any dish. They come in all shapes, sizes and...