Fitbit argues that the devices used in the study don’t offer the amount of information offered by modern fitness trackers. Dr Jonathan Johnston of the University of Surrey believes that the impact on the body is to do with the time spent ‘fasting’ - ie not consuming food.
Hitting the snooze button in the morning for a few extra minutes of sleep can unintentionally give you a late start to the day and cause you to stay at work longer. Solution: Take the time to practice good hygiene (i.e.
Making your own bacon is easy, according to Chili montes, the chief bacon maker for San Francisco’s übergourmet Bi-Rite Market: Just buy a first-rate slab of pork belly, trim it into a rough rectangle, rub in a salt cure, and wait.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year—yes, because of family and holiday cheer and all that jazz, but really because you can eat cake and cream and sugar for breakfast and have it be completely, totally normal. So take advantage: Eat your sticky buns and waffles and French toast and coffee cake for breakfast, and have seconds. Feed them to your family proudly. It’s time to celebrate the season—starting with the most important meal of the day
Every week, we spotlight a different food blogger who’s shaking up the blogosphere with tempting recipes and knockout photography. Below, Beth Kirby of Local Milk shares her tried-and-true recipe for homemade biscuits, perfect for jazzing up a casual brunch at home.
Below, Stephanie Le of I Am a Food Blog gives French toast a fall makeover with help from rich pureed pumpkin. Nutella is in the mix, too, because why not. Photo: Stephanie Le By Stephanie Le, I Am a Food Blog Once September rolls around, I become obsessed with pumpkins. I’m not quite sure why I love pumpkin so much — I didn’t grow up eating it and to this day mom tells me that she’d rather die than eat pumpkin pie.
Try making the recipes at home and let us know what you think! Photograph by Iain Bagwell for Oxmoor House/Time Inc. Books By Emeril Lagasse Praline-Cayenne Bacon Makes 4 to 6 appetizer servings Wonderfully gooey and indulgent, this classic combination of sweet and salt makes it the perfect partner for cocktails.
Texas Eggs Benedict (Photo: Ben Fink) While it might take place earlier in the day and is mostly limited to weekends, brunch isn’t all that different from a dinner party, says Flay. He recommends including at least one savory and one sweet dish, plus a few sides like bacon or sausage and hash browns or home fries. Carrot Cake Pancakes (Photograph: Ben Fink) Flay believes that bartending should never take you away from your guests, so stick to pitcher drinks that can be made ahead and kept in the fridge.
This week, we’re spotlighting recipes from Brunch @ Bobby’s: 140 Recipes for the Best Part of the Weekend by Bobby Flay (Clarkson Potter), the celebrity chef and best-selling cookbook author. Try making the recipes at home and let us know what you think! Photograph by Ben Fink By Bobby Flay Carrot Cake Pancakes with Maple-Cream Cheese Drizzle Serves 4; Makes about 14 pancakes These pancakes are light, fluffy, and chock-full of the flavors that make carrot cake so delicious—including pumpkin pie spice (a mix of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice), sweet candied ginger, toasted nuts, and orange zest—all without being too sweet. One of my favorite parts of carrot cake has to be the cream cheese frosting, and this smooth blend of cream cheese and maple syrup is the icing on the pancake!
This week, we’re spotlighting recipes from Brunch @ Bobby’s: 140 Recipes for the Best Part of the Weekend by Bobby Flay (Clarkson Potter), the celebrity chef and best-selling cookbook author. Try making the recipes at home and let us know what you think! Photograph by Ben Fink By Bobby Flay Shoofly Muffins Makes 1 dozen muffins A traditional Dutch-Amish recipe that was also adopted by southern cooks, shoofly pie is loaded with gooey, rich molasses and plenty of sweet brown sugar—ingredients as tempting to the flies that need to be shooed away as they are to the rest of us. These muffins are full of the same appealing, deep flavors.
Whole grains are great for cardiovascular health, which means good blood flow to the brain. Perfect for on-the-go breakfasting, this sandwich includes creamy avocado, which, like whole grains, contributes to healthy blood flow to the brain and helps lower blood pressure.
Make time for the most-important meal of the day with these 10 breakfast dishes ready in 15 minutes or less, from omelets and poached eggs to pancakes and oatmeal.
As much as I love this quiche hot, I like it even better cold out of the fridge the next day. It makes a great fast breakfast or lunch (paired with a side salad).
Warm, soft, cinnamon swirled, and doused in frosting. When it comes to an indulgent breakfast, there’s no beating the sweet delights of a classic cinnamon roll, right? Wrong. Introducing: the bacon-filled cinnamon roll.