6 Foods to Eat If You Want to Feel Sexier (And Who Doesn't?!)

You already know that chocolate has a reputation as a potent aphrodisiac, thanks in part to its high caffeine and antioxidant content and melt-in-your-mouth texture. No wonder chocolate in all forms is tempting you in store windows and on your social feed right now, as Valentine's Day is about to arrive. But chocolate isn't the only food that can prime you physically or mentally for a bedroom session. Plenty of others can also put you in a let's-get-it-on kind of mindset, research suggests. Some amp your libido and energy, others give you a mood boost, and some simply have a silky, sensual deliciousness that makes you feel
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This Kitchen Gadget Transformed My Meal Prep Game—and It Costs Less Than $20

[brightcove:5511409153001 default] I've never considered myself an egg person. So when my boyfriend recently unpacked a brand new egg cooking machine from Amazon called the Dash Rapid Egg Cooker, I didn't get the hype. "This is going to change my life," he declared. Eye roll. Every four days or so, he would pull out the pint-sized machine and a carton of eggs and boil six of the bad boys to last him the next few days. The machine made a loud beeping noise to signal when the eggs had been cooked through. "I love this thing!" he would tell me.
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The Secret Ingredient That Makes Boxed Cake Mix Taste Homemade

[brightcove:5556684195001 default] We discovered it totally by accident. Recently, my roommate’s boyfriend lost a bet (we were trying to cut down on our dessert consumption, but he caved on vacation), and, somewhat ironically, we decided that the loser had to bake the rest of us a cake. It didn’t take long for us to pick our preferred flavor: the super-sweet, sprinkle-studded deliciousness that is Funfetti. Off he went to the store, only to return to find that we didn’t have the vegetable oil the boxed mix required. Instead of going back out to the deli, I suggested he try coconut
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This Type of Non-Dairy Milk is the Healthiest, Study Says

[brightcove:5602840878001 default] That almond milk latte may be delicious, but a study just published in the Journal of Food Science and Technology suggests that the trendy beverage also has some drawbacks. When researchers compared the nutritional profiles of four popular “alternative” milks, they found that soy milk came out on top—and that almond, rice and coconut “milks” all lacked essential nutrients important for overall health. Plant-based “milks” are often marketed as wholesome and appropriate substitutes for the real thing. To find out if these claims measured up, scientists at McGill University in Canada studied the nutrition labels of several unsweetened
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Gordon Ramsay Is So Beyond Done With These 3 Popular Food Trends

[brightcove:5629864721001 default] Leave it to opinionated MasterChef personality Gordon Ramsay not to mince words. In an interview with PopSugar, the notable food personality — and scathing social media arbiter of taste — had plenty to say about three popular food trends that he’s ready to see end their time atop menus and plates globally. For Ramsay, foams — specifically those of the savory variety — are a no-go. “Sometimes they look like toxic scum in a stagnant pool,” he elaborated. Culinary foams had their heyday thanks to the explosion of molecular gastronomy across fine-dining restaurants, including top-rated places like Ferran
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3 Hearty One-Dish Vegan Recipes a Nutritionist Makes for Dinner

[brightcove:4928980311001 default] One of the trickiest things about going vegan is learning to put together balanced meals, with a good mix of healthy fat, complex carbs, and protein. Luckily for newbies (as well as curious omnivores) there's Gena Hamshaw's cookbook Power Plates ($25, amazon.com)—a collection of flavor-packed, one-pot vegan recipes designed to "inspire and guide you as you get the hang of it." Hamshaw, a nutritionist and the blogger behind The Full Helping, has created 100 hearty dishes starring an abundance of fresh produce. Here, she shares three recipes for easy vegan meals that are nourishing and energizing (and involve minimal clean up). Rice, Beans, Tofu and
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Halo Top Just Released Two New Dairy-Free and Vegan Flavors

Here's the scoop from Halo Top Creamery: On Tuesday, the brand announced the upcoming release of two new non-dairy and vegan flavors: Toasted Coconut and Vanilla Maple. These two original flavors are part of a set that includes five other flavors. Pancakes & Waffles, Birthday Cake, Candy Bar, Chocolate Almond Crunch, and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough are “fan favorite” flavors that will be available in dairy-free form. The seven flavors will hit store freezers on Thursday, February 1. “The secret is out!” the creamery shared on Instagram Tuesday afternoon, revealing a photo of the Toasted Coconut pint. They describe it as
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5 Crazy Delicious Super Bowl Snacks for Everyone Doing Whole30

[brightcove:5718489415001 default] The first two months of the year are prime time for resolutions, which for many folks means doing Whole30—the popular elimination diet that bans all grains, dairy, added sugars, and most processed foods. Unfortunately, it is also prime time for the Super Bowl, which—with its nachos, sour cream and onion dip, chili, and cheese puffs—is perhaps the least healthy of all the great American celebrations. But, good news: it's totally possible to keep your Whole30 promises and pig out in style, too. Try a few of these easy and delicious tweaks on classic Super Bowl snacks—like potato skins,
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Forget Vinegar, This Is the One Thing You Need for Perfect Poached Eggs

[brightcove:5536926282001 default] Ask three Southerners how to poach an egg, and you'll get three different replies complete with a handful of different "secret" ingredients (vinegar! salt!) and tools (ramekins! egg-poaching rings! egg-poaching pans!). But vinegar or not, swirling method or poaching pan, here's the most important thing when it comes to poaching your eggs: Use fresh eggs. Yes, those three words can solve a lot of hardships on your egg poaching journey since using "aging" eggs can wreak havoc on your Florentine dreams. As EatThis.com explains in a recent story on the topic of poaching eggs, there's a scientific reason
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This Coffee Subscription Service Is Like Having Your Very Own Barista

[brightcove:5712705731001 default] I love coffee. I have a cup every morning, and it’s honestly one of my favorite rituals. Every time I see one of those “I gave up coffee for a month and I feel so much better” articles, I just laugh. No way, not me, no thanks. But I do get into a rut sometimes, always buying the same kind (Organic Sumatra Fair Trade Coffee from Trader Joe’s). As much as I love it, I do sometimes feel a desire to mix it up—but I’ve had some bad luck in the past buying a pound of beans, grinding some
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