Author: Cynthia Thomas

11 Ways You Never Thought to Use Your Waffle Iron

11 Ways You Never Thought to Use Your Waffle Iron

  Back away from the Bisquick, friends, because your waffle iron can do a lot more than make waffles. By creating additional surface area, and applying a high temperature to it, a waffle iron produces new textures and flavors, crisping starches like rice or potatoes and caramelizing vegetables and fruits. […]

Health Benefits of Avocado

Health Benefits of Avocado

Food trends are constantly changing, but thanks to the health benefits of avocado, the fruit has been in the spotlight for quite some time now. Its fame is partially due to its deliciously creamy, nutty taste–and, of course, how photogenic it is when spread atop toast. But we also need […]

Can Saunas Help Jump-Start Weight Loss?

Can Saunas Help Jump-Start Weight Loss?

It’s definitely chilly out there, which puts us in the mood for one of our favorite indoor activities of the season: the sauna. The hot temperatures of a good shvitz can not only take the edge off frosty weather but have been touted as an integral part of self-care all […]

3 Areas You’ve Never Rolled — But Should!

3 Areas You’ve Never Rolled — But Should!

    Self-massage hurts so good. Techniques like foam rolling are effective because as you apply pressure, they tell the nervous system to relax tense muscles, much like a massage. A few minutes of self-myofascial release can temporarily improve range of motion, reduce soreness and help you move better. You’ve […]

Egg & Bacon Mini Casseroles

Egg & Bacon Mini Casseroles

Make a grab-and-go breakfast using egg, spinach, bacon, cheddar cheese and leftover bread. These mini casseroles bake up as complete meals that you can quickly reheat for breakfast. Egg & Bacon Mini Casseroles Ingredients 1 (10-ounce or 280-gram) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed 4 slices (35 grams per slice) 100% […]