Around last call at the bars is when the talk starts. Someone mentions that 24-hour diner down the street and before you know it, you're halfway through a plate of french fries, hoping the carb overload will soak up some of the drunk. I'm not sure what propels us toward high-calorie food after a night of high-calorie beverages, but I do know that most of us tend to base our late-night eats on the same three factors--convenience, cheapness, and the greasier, the better. In the light of day, these choices might make us feel bad about ourselves (and worried about our cholesterol levels), but when the drunken munchies hit, all bets are off.
From our skincare regimens to our favorite summer treat, charcoal is definitely making the rounds lately.
I live to eat. I love food of all kinds, from tofu burritos to pepperoni pizza, sake nigiri to saucy pasta, leafy green salads to mustard-covered hot dogs. This dietary variety--the balance between the healthful, low-calorie options and the more indulgent choices--keeps me from growing out of my jeans. In order to keep this balance you need to learn when to cut calories and when to splurge.
After a season of some serious indulging and a desire to make tons of progress toward our New Year's resolutions, many of us take the first month of the New Year as a break from alcohol, or what is often referred to as "Dryanuary." Here's how you can survive it.
The end of summer can bring sweltering heat and ridiculous humidity, and sometimes there's no better way to cool off and forget about your frizzy hair than with a delicious summer cocktail. Combat weekend (or weeknight, we're not judging) heat waves with lighter versions of your favorite cocktail recipes. From margaritas to mojitos, we have low-calorie cocktails covered. Check out our slideshow for easy cocktail recipes under 250 calories.