One of my closest friends lives two doors away. We’ve eaten countless meals at one another’s homes, and yet, if you ask me to grab a glass or a plate in his kitchen, I will open at least three cabinets before I find what I’m looking for — and the same thing happens when he’s at my house. The point I’m trying to make (aside from the fact that silverware should totally live in a drawer right below the plates) is that people have very different ways of approaching food and cooking and meal prep. And I find it all…

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If you’re over the hill, you might notice that battling the bulge isn’t quite as simple as it used to be. In this post, you’ll learn how to eat, exercise, and supplement to lose stubborn body fat and turn back the clock.

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Ah, Friend Feast. My favorite annual non-holiday event. (If you’re new around here: What started as a potluck-type Friendsgiving many years ago morphed into a multi-course dinner party and now — with a table set for 13 friends this year — it’s probably the biggest event we host at our house, complete with wine-pairing by me and/or beer-pairing by our good friend Jim of KC Beer Scouts.) Seeing that 2017’s Spanish-inspired Friend Feast was such a hit (see past years’ recaps here, here, here and here), this year my husband and I decided to go a similar route — turning to a different region for culinary inspiration…

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It’s not every day that you get to talk to Maria Menounos. But friends, today is that day! via GIPHY We last spoke with her after she published her cookbook, The EveryGirl’s Guide to Cooking. This time around she was doing interviews on behalf of Home Chef (more on that in the interview), so we took the opportunity to ask her all about her life in and out of the kitchen. Read on for the Qs and the As! Interview With Maria Menounos Fit Bottomed Eats: You’re certainly a busy woman — and yet you still find time to get creative…

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Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup.

This week foods that help depression and anxiety, how much exercise you need for lifelong youth, and how bad habits impact dad’s swimmers.

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Siri Daly is not only the creator of the Siriously Delicious food blog, author of Seriously Delicious: 100 Nutritious (and Not So Nutritious) Simple Recipes for the Real Home Cook, and the spouse of Today and The Voice co-host Carson Daly, but she is also the mom to three active kids. This woman knows what it means to be busy! In this fun, breezy discussion, we chat with Siri about how the self-taught “passionate home cook” manages so many meals and schedules in her day while remaining (relatively) sane.   Siri spent years working in television production before embracing life as…

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Before Alyson became captain of the wild kitchen, she was a professional video gamer travelling all around North America and worldwide for competitions. Now, she takes the energy she spent getting people addicted to video games to helping people realize a healthier lifestyle through incredibly delicious food.

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