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Eva Mendes Still Eats Rice & Beans in Her Healthy Eating Plan
Why Eva Mendes Will Never Give Up Eating Rice and Beans

At last, one Hollywood celebrity has admitted to eating carbs. Eva Mendes opened up to Shape about her day-to-day eating plan and workout regimen, and luckily, it's not an all-green juice diet or other inhumane process.


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It's Time to Celebrate National Meatball Day the Right Way
It's Time to Celebrate National Meatball Day the Right Way

Every culture has its own style of meatball or albondiga. Here is how to celebrate National Meatball Day Latina style. These recipes range from healthy to a little more indulgent, but they all have one thing in common: they're utterly delicious!

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Where to Eat in Polanco, Mexico City's Most Delicious Neighborhood
Where to Eat in Polanco, Mexico City's Most Delicious Neighborhood

Polanco, Mexico City's most sophisticated neighborhood, is notable for its cultural diversity and numerous restaurants, boutiques and museums. If you're planning to visit Mexico City, these are the restaurants in Polanco that you won't want to miss.

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Chef José Andrés Creates 'Beauty & the Beast'-Inspired Tasting Menu
Chef José Andrés Creates 'Beauty & the Beast'-Inspired Tasting Menu

Even chefs aren't immune to the excitement surounding the forthcoming release of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Inspired by the romantic fairy tale, Chef Jose Andres has created a 10-course Beauty and the Beast-themed dinner to celebrate its return to the big screen.

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4 Simple Chicken Recipes to Make for the Week Ahead
4 Simple Chicken Recipes to Make for the Week Ahead

Ain't nobody got time to be cooking all day, everyday. Or even if you do (or have the desire to), we could all use a little help in the kitchen. That's why we love starting the week with one whole roasted chicken.

Cook once and you can turn that bad boy into a few extra meals, with minimal work! Or you can use leftovers to throw into salads, soups, or stews. Here's what we're making with chicken this week. 


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These Meatless Meals Will Get You Through the Lenten Season
These Meatless Meals Will Get You Through the Lenten Season

Mardi Gras beads are flying in New Orleans and feathers and flash are on display at Brazil's Carnaval, but for many, a solemn event has begun. Lent, the six-week period before Easter, began in early February. For Catholics, Lent is a time of reflection and renewal and is approached with a commitment to lead a simpler life. The 40-days of Lent are also punctuated by fasts and vegetarian or meatless days.


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Starbucks Launches Two New Coffee Drinks and We're Mad as Hell About It
Starbucks Launches Two New Coffee Drinks and We're Mad as Hell About It

Oops, they did it again.

Starbucks, that prolific purveyor of chocolate wishes and caffeine dreams, today launched two new coffee concoctions: the Coconut Milk Mocha Macchiato and the Iced Cinnamon Almond Milk Macchiato.

As if the seductive drink titles weren’t enough, Starbucks is offering customers a twofer from Thursday, March 2 to Monday, March 6 (e.g. buy one macchiato between 2pm and 5pm and get a second macchiato free).


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National Tortilla Chip Day: 3 Authentic (And Tasty!) Recipes
National Tortilla Chip Day: 3 Authentic (And Tasty!) Recipes

It's National Tortilla Chip Day! (Don't you love food holidays?) So, of course, we're going all in the tortilla, with different flavors to suit every craving. And while there are lots of flavors at the market to choose from, why choose pre-made flavors when you can make your own? Grab a pack of whole-wheat tortillas, turn on that oven and come up with flavors that titillate your taste buds.


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5 Simple Steps to Making Your Own Almond Milk
5 Simple Steps to Making Your Own Almond Milk

So you’re considering jumping on the milk-alternative bandwagon and, in fact, you’re willing to go so far as making your very own almond milk? Kudos! You’ll discover it’s not as complicated as you’d think (and there’s no milking required). Follow these four simple steps, and you’ll be drinking up creamy nutty almond milk for days to come. 

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12 Tacos Pairings for #NationalMargaritaDay
12 Taco Pairings for #NationalMargaritaDay

Happy National Margarita Day! In honor of this boozy holiday, we're offering the 12 best taco recipes to go hand-in-hand with every sip of tequila you'll be swiggin' back tonight.

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