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10 Delicious & Healthy Reasons to Quit Coffee & Try Tea
10 Delicious & Healthy Reasons to Quit Coffee & Try Tea

Giving up coffee in 2015? If yes, say hello to your new best friend: tea! Though not as strong as coffee, tea does have caffeine, as well as myriad health benefits ranging from lowering blood pressure to reducing cholesterol.

Here, 10 good reasons to drink tea in 2015. 

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Tweak Your Tacos: Inventive Recipes to Update Your Taco Tuesday
Tweak Your Tacos: Inventive Recipes to Update Your Taco Tuesday

Be bold. Take risks. Try something new in the new year. If any of these are on your list of New Year’s resolutions, may we suggest starting by tweaking your tacos?

Now is the perfect time to change up your tired taco recipes in favor of creative flavor combos. Click through for a vegan bahn mi inspired taco, a tacos de carne revamp, and a Navajo tacos recipe that replaces tortillas with fried bread and is topped with shrimp a la plancha.

Prepare to have your mind blown!


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7 Food Documentaries Worthy of Golden Globes
7 Food Documentaries Worthy of Golden Globes

The 72nd annual Golden Globes air Sunday night, and with all the excitement surrounding this year's crop of fabulous films, we thought we'd highlight the humble documentary; specifically, food documentaries.

Click through for a list of 7 eye-opening food films! 

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Diet Food Challenge: Which Live Up to Their Healthy Claims?
Diet Food Challenge: Which Live Up to Their Healthy Claims?

It’s New Year’s resolution time again! For many of us, that means quitting carbs, alcohol, sugar, coffee – basically, everything we crave.

You might also think it requires giving up the fast, easy pre-made foods you eat at the office and pop in the micro for a no-fuss, no cleanup dinner. Not so. We taste tested a random sample of packaged foods that promise good nutrition and loads of flavor to see which deliver.

Did your favorite make the list? 


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Stick to Your Healthy New Year's Resolution with Skinny Cocktails
Stick to Your Healthy New Year's Resolution with Skinny Cocktails

It’s no secret that Latin favorites like mofongo, empanadas, and enchiladas aren’t going to win any healthy food awards. When it comes to cocktails, however, our collective calorie consciousness turns a blissfully blind eye to the fact that the margaritas and caipirinhas we imbibe before, during, and after dinner often comprise more calories than the food itself.


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Three Kings
Celebrate Epiphany with Our Three Kings Day Cake Recipe

Rosca de Reyes is traditionally eaten on January 6th to commemorate the biblical story of the arrival of the Three Kings. 

Here, we honor Three Kings Day with a brief - very brief - summary of celebrations throughout Latin America and a deliciously bright Rosca de Reyes recipe. Enjoy!

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Bean There, Done That! Best Recipes con Frijoles for National Bean Day
Bean There, Done That! Best Recipes con Frijoles for National Bean Day

If you love obscure food holidays, you're in luck. Today is National Bean Day!

In honor of the humble and rarely celebrated legumes, we've compiled our favorite recipes featuring the low-fat, protein-packed bean. Whether you favor Bean, Cheese and Chorizo Molletes, Spicy Black Bean Sliders, or Triple Chocolate Black Bean Brownie Truffles, you've never had beans quite like this! Check 'em out! 


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Get Fit in 2015 with These Awesome Weight Loss Apps
Get Fit in 2015 with These Awesome Weight Loss Apps

'Tis the season of New Year's resolutions. The most common, of course, is to lose weight, work out daily, get fit, and change your diet. While friends and family can zumba, jog, and do yoga with you, only you can decide to pick up or put down the fork.

There are, however, helpful tools for tracking your diet. Here, our picks for the best smartphone weight loss apps


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Hangover Cures for a Happy January 1!
Hangover Cures for a Happy January 1!

Drank too much on New Year's Eve? Face the first day of 2015 with these guaranteed hangover cures!

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NYC's Hottest Latin Bars: Where to Sip and Be Seen in New York
NYC's Hottest Latin Bars: Where to Sip and Be Seen in New York

New York is a dream for late night revelers. There are more bars, lounges, and nightclubs in the city’s five boroughs than in any other U.S. city. In fact, there's so much to choose from that it can be hard to know which to see and which to skip.

Here, a few of our favorite Latin bars in NYC neighborhoods ranging from Soho to Williambsurg to Hell's Kitchen. Cheers!


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