Add avocado to your lunch for a healthy boost!Dieting doesn't have to mean a boiled chicken breast on undressed iceberg lettuce-really! Some of the most mouthwatering foods around can help you shed pounds and improve your health. Even better? You can fill your shopping cart with these tasty items and never break the bank. Here are 7 treats dietitians love-not only because these picks offer amazing (and proven) health benefits but also because they taste great.
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1. Avocados: This fruit is a great source of slowly digested monounsaturated fat, which releases hormones that help you feel fuller longer. That might be why researchers found that people on reduced-calorie diets that included avocados were able to lose as much weight as those who reduced-calorie diets were avocado-free.
Eat them: Diced on baked potatoes.
2. Olive oil: It's filled with potent antioxidants that naturally nip inflammation, the cellular damage that contributes to the development of chronic disease. The condiment
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- All You Magazine | Healthy Living – Thu, Apr 25, 2013 12:28 PM EDT
Add avocado to your lunch for a healthy boost!Dieting doesn't have to mean a boiled chicken breast on undressed iceberg lettuce-really! Some of the most mouthwatering foods around can help you shed pounds and improve your health. Even better? You can fill your shopping cart with these tasty items and never break the bank. Here are 7 treats dietitians love-not only because these picks offer amazing (and proven) health benefits but also because they taste great.Read More »from Secrets of the Slim: 7 Foods You Should Eat Right Now
Happy Easter!Not only are these cupcakes adorable, they're also a great way to get your kids involved with food prep. Throwing a big Easter dinner? Set up a table where all of the children can decorate the cupcakes. They'll love getting to play with candy (think gingerbread houses, but for Easter!) and you'll have one less thing to worry about.Read More »from The Cutest Easter Cupcakes We've Ever Seen!
Fill Their Baskets With Easter Treats
• 1 12 oz. can vanilla frosting
• 12 cupcakes, any flavor
• 2 cups sweetened flaked coconut, chopped in food processor
• 1/4 cup pink decorating sugar
• 12 marshmallows
Decorate Your Easter Eggs in Style
• 24 thin pretzel sticks
• 12 mini marshmallows
• 24 brown M&M's minis
• 12 pink heart candies, such as Runts
• 6 black licorice laces
6 Tasty Cupcake Recipes For Every Day!
1. Spoon 2 Tbsp. vanilla frosting in a small ziplock bag. Frost cupcakes with remaining vanilla frosting. Roll tops of frosted cupcakes in coconut to cover.
2. Pace pink sugar in a small bowl. Using scissors, cut
Here's another reason to
Group saving sites are all the rage. Just look at the number of people using Groupon to try new restaurants and spa treatments. But now Facebook is the hottest place to score group deals. With Share It Up apps, brands are able to use social media to find reach outside its immediate audience by letting users share offers and giving better savings when more people share. Check out some of the brands giving extra savings to Facebook fans who share:Read More »from Things We Like: Getting Paid for Using Facebook
10 Apps That Will Help You Save Money
Oregon Chai Tea: Oregon Chai's Facebook sharing and saving program allows you and your friends to receive coupons, starting at $0.75 off and increasing in value every time a new friend joins your sharing group.
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Hertz Car Rentals: Last year Hertz let Facebook fans share their savings deal to earn up to $35 off their next car rental. The deal began at $15 and when a second person joined the sharing group, it jumped to $25.
10 Apps That Will
- All You Magazine | Healthy Living – Wed, Mar 13, 2013 4:34 PM EDT
Eating at fast food chains doesn't have to derail your diet.We know, trying to eat healthfully at a fast food restaurant isn't easy. But with these tasty and satisfying options, you don't have to throw the notion of eating good-for-you food out the window.Read More »from 4 Healthy Meals at Fast Food Chains (It's Not an Oxymoron, We Promise!)
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Next time you're at the golden arches try this combo. The chicken wrap will satisfy your need for protein while the fruit and walnut salad will give you the fiber you need to power through.
Chipotle BBQ snack wrap: 250 Cal., 8g Fat (4g Sat.), 1g Fiber, 670mg Sod.
Snack-size fruit and walnuts:210 Cal., 8g Fat (2g Sat.), 2g Fiber, 60mg Sod.
TOTAL: 460 CAL, 16g Fat (6g Sat.), 3g Fiber, 730mg Sod.
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At Taco Bell:
If eating at Taco Bell would normally derail your diet, try this medley of menu options, which will round out your cravings for protein, fiber and good fats.
Fresco chicken soft taco: 150 Cal., 4g Fat (1g Sat.), 2g Fiber, 460mg Sod.
Black beans: 80 Cal., 2g Fat
16 Ways to Cook EggsNext time you buy a carton of eggs, try cooking them one of these 16 ways. From old classics like scrambled eggs to newer versions (tea eggs, anyone?), you'll never run out of ways to cook up this breakfast staple.Read More »from 16 Ways to Cook Eggs
1. Hard Boiled Eggs
To cook hard-boiled eggs, place eggs in a pot with water (the water should cover the eggs). Bring to a boil and cover the pot. Turn off stove, remove the pot from the stove and let it sit, covered, for 10 minutes. Remove the eggs and place them in a bowl of cold water, then crack and peel the shells.
2. Soft Boiled Eggs
You can cook soft-boiled eggs the same way as hard-boiled eggs, but steep in hot water for less time. To eat, use a knife to take the cap off of the egg (you can eat it straight from the shell).
3. Tea Eggs
A traditional Chinese snack made by cooking hard-boiled eggs that are then cracked and steeped in a spiced tea mix.
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4. Deviled Eggs
Make hard-boiled eggs, remove their yolks and replace with a
How does your shopping style stack up? News flash: Americans love a good deal -- and now more than ever before. After consulting with thousands of women, All You reveals the key attributes of savvy shoppers. Identify yourself, meet others like you and gain insights into how you can shop even smarter!Read More »from What Does Your Shopping Style Say About You?
Become a Super Saver With These Shopping Tips!
Whether you're a super saver, a committed convert or a strategic splurger, you know your way around good savings. And, you've probably scored some amazing deals in the process (you can't help it!). Take this opportunity to brag about them and enter All You's America's Smartest Shopper contest.
Send a short video (about 60 seconds long) between now and March 29, 2013 telling us about your smartest shopping strategy and the most amazing deal it helped you nab in recent months. Your savings score could be large or small -- from a new car to some cans of soup. Videos will be judged on a mix of criteria including savings strategy, creativity, percentage saved, video
- All You Magazine | Shine Food – Mon, Feb 11, 2013 4:05 PM EST
Raspberry-White Chocolate Cheesecake BarsWhether you made your Valentine's Day reservations ages ago or are planning a simple, romantic dinner at home, these cheesecake bars are the perfect end to date night. From the flavor combination to the heart-shape, use this dessert to strike the right après-dinner mood.Read More »from Fall in Love with Raspberry-White Chocolate Cheesecake Bars
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1 9-oz. box chocolate wafer cookies
5 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
1 cup frozen raspberries, thawed
1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. sugar
2 8-oz. packages cream cheese, room temperature
2 large eggs, plus 2 large yolks
1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
1 tsp. vanilla extract
4 oz. white chocolate, melted and cooled
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1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. In a food processor, blend wafer cookies until completely crushed. Transfer to a bowl, pour in melted butter and mix until crumbs are evenly moistened. Pour crumbs into a 9-inch square baking pan, and use your fingers to press into an even layer over bottom and about 1/2 inch up
- All You Magazine | Shine Food – Thu, Jan 31, 2013 1:30 PM EST
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Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse. In a word: yum!Read More »from Celebrate National Peanut Butter Day with Delicious Desserts
- All You Magazine | Healthy Living – Thu, Jan 10, 2013 9:58 AM EST
The Diva Cup: we tried it, and aren't ashamed to admit how much we love it! (Seriously.)Read More »from Finally! There's a Product that Means Never Buying Another Tampon Ever Again