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A Recipe for Crispy Baked Onion Rings You Can Enjoy Guilt-Free

Hungry Girl’s 2015 Forecast: 5 Foods That Are Destined to Become Trends Harley Pasternak: Here’s How You Know if You’re Addicted to Sugar Watch Jessica Alba Make Her ‘Favorite’ Carrot and Avocado Salad (Video) I had you at onion rings, right? Sure, just about anything tastes amazing when you deep-fry it, but onion rings have that sweet-meets-savory flavor that makes them extra-tempting. Sadly, even virtuous foods like veggies turn into fatty disasters when you fry them. Calorie counts for restaurant onion rings vary, but none of these should be part of your regular rotation: A large portion at Burger King
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How You Can Get Free Coffee on Mondays at McDonald’s and Dunkin’ Donuts

The 10 Commandments of Salary Negotiation 4 Habits That Will Make You Healthier and Wealthier in 2015 The Financial Resolution that 62% of Americans Really Ought to be Making In select parts of the country, McDonald’s and Dunkin’ Donuts are trying to draw in customers and boost business by promising a free caffeine fix on the dreariest day of the work week. Both fast food chains have kicked off the new year with promotions giving away free coffee on Mondays. They’re limited-time offers, and the deal isn’t available in all markets, but in the case of many McDonald’s locations, customers
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Here Are the Symptoms of Salmonella—and Everything Else You Need to Know About the Recall of Millions of Eggs

A total of 35 people have now fallen ill from a salmonella outbreak that led to the recall of more than 200 million eggs last month. While no deaths have been reported, 11 people have been hospitalized with salmonellosis, the name for the infection from the bacteria.  The outbreak has been linked to eggs coming from Indiana-based Rose Acre Farms’ Hyde County facility in North Carolina. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning consumers not to eat these eggs. “Consumers, restaurants, and retailers should not eat, serve, or sell recalled eggs produced by Rose Acre Farms’ Hyde County
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Good Nutrition Advice We All Know and Often Ignore

It’s no surprise that optimistic diet and nutrition advice is magnetic. Who wouldn’t be attracted to promises of longevity, beauty, health, or a svelte body, often touted by the hundreds of competing programs out there? While there are many different paths to healthy eating and weight loss, the best diet advice tends to be the simplest: Eat more plants, keep portions in check, drink plenty of water, and so on. One would think that when presented with basic advice like this it would be easy to follow through with healthy choices, but as a nutritionist who has worked with clients for
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Oreo Unveils New Red Velvet Cookies for Valentine’s Day

Jessica Biel’s Kid-Friendly Restaurant to Open in L.A. This Spring We Tried the New Girl Scout Cookie Flavors—How Do They Taste? Meet Your New Boyfriends: Ben & Jerry’s Cookie Butter Ice Creams This is not a drill, people. And it’s not a way-too-early-to-be-funny April Fool’s joke, either. Introducing new Red Velvet Oreos filled with cream cheese-flavored centers. The limited-edition flavor will arrive in stores on Feb. 2—just in time to be a part of the Valentine’s Day flood of red and pink foods—and sell for $4.49 for 6-8 weeks, or until packages run out. We know that red velvet is
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Why Basil Is So Good for You—Plus 14 Ways to Use More of It All Summer Long

“The most useful thing one can know about basil,” writes Marcella Hazan in her seminal cookbook Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking, “is that the less it cooks, the better it is, and that its fragrance is never more seductive than when it is raw.” In the summer, the floral bouquet of basil is ubiquitous: in the garden; at the farmers’ market; even at the supermarket. It’s as pretty as a bunch of flowers this time of year, too, with a voluptuous heft and verdant leaves you just don’t see in winter. It’s also quite good for you. As Kara Lydon,
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5 Delicious Popcorn Seasoning Recipes You Need to Try

WATCH: Keith Schroeder’s Toasted Penne with Chicken Sausage Tired of Green Juice? Start Sipping Super Red Juice Instead WATCH: 3 ‘Circuit City’ Exercises to Help you Burn Fat Fast Everyone loves popcorn. It’s cheap, it’s easy to make, and it’s delicious. It’s the go-to savory snack at movie theaters, parties, and office break rooms. And nothing beats the flavor of hot, freshly made popcorn at home. Well, almost nothing. Once you top your kernels with these quirky spice blends, you’ll never settle for plain popcorn ever again. Parmesan-Truffle Popcorn Swedish-born culinary expert Linnea Johansson has been hired to plan parties
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How to Feel Better After a Super Bowl Binge, Plus 3 Healthy Snack Recipes

Caution: These Super Bowl Dips Will Make You Melt It’s Not a Super Bowl Party Without Chicken Wings Football-Shaped Snacks for Your Super Bowl Party Super Bowl Sunday can be lots of fun as you get together with your buddies to watch the big game. But almost as celebrated as the game itself is the tradition of eating fattening food, excessive drinking, and coach-potato behavior. Fortunately, you can have your cake—or, your guacamole—and eat it too. The excitement, parties and overall celebratory mood that surround this annual event needn’t set you back in your weight management efforts. Instead of starving
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Serve These Spicy-as-Heck Chicken Strips as a Pre-Game Super Bowl Snack

WATCH: 4 Simple Yoga Moves for a Better Backside Get the Look: Blake Lively’s Beachy Waves WATCH: 3 Yoga Poses to Help Wake You Up The folks at Cholula, who came up with the recipe for these chicken strips, are billing this dish as the perfect pre-game appetizer. And we totally agree. But, when you really think about it, it’s technically always pre-game, so we could argue that these chicken strips are the perfect appetizer for anytime whatsoever. And we totally will, right now: In addition to tailgating parties, this recipe for spicy strips is perfect for tonight, or tomorrow’s
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This Pad Thai Sandwich Will Blow Your Mind

WATCH: Danielle Walker’s Grain-Free Pepperoni Pizza Pasta The Only Drunken Noodles Recipe You’ll Ever Need WATCH: Mixing Up a Bourbon Berry Cocktail Do you enjoy the popular takeout staple known as pad thai? If so, you might want to consider transforming this slurp-worthy noodle dish into a hefty sandwich (or two). Don’t think it’s possible? Just ask blogger and cookbook author Kelly Pfeiffer of Nosh and Nourish, who managed to turn this tangy, slightly sweet entrée into a scrumptious new meal. “Why have I never thought of this combination before?” asks Pfeiffer on her blog. “I love peanut sauce. I
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