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17 Apps Designed to Simplify Grocery Shopping, Recipes, And More Don’t you love apps for your smartphone? Especially those designed to make our lives easier. There are many apps that make your life easier related to groceries, grocery shopping, mixing drinks and recipes. Checkout51 Like saving money? This app provides coupons for those who enjoy coupon-clipping or have always wanted to give it a whirl.

Browse Recipes Disclaimer The opinions expressed on are published for educational and informational purposes only, and are not intended as a diagnosis, treatment or as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis and treatment. Please consult a physician or other health care professional for your specific health care and/or medical needs or concerns. Friday Five with Villalobos Desio Interior designers and NKBA K+B Insiders Mercedes Desio and Alberto Villalobos are the duo behind New York City-based design studio Villalobos Desio. Villalobos, who is Colombian, and Desio, who is Italian, have been working together since meeting at the New York School of Interior Design where they both received their degrees. After graduation, they launched a boutique, Etos, in New York City before coming together, each with their own unique aesthetic, to form Villalobos Desio, where they’ve been commissioned on residential projects in both the U.S. and Europe. Their diverse upbringings inspire cultural influences from around the globe.

HESTON FOR COLES ~ A BRITISH THEMED DINNER PARTY FOR FRIENDS Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 In the past 4 or 5 years I’ve been involved in food and recipe development, one of my biggest influences and inspirations has been British chef; Heston Blumenthal. I was lucky enough this time last year to eat at Dinner by Heston in London’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Next on my long-standing wish list, is The Fat Duck, which hopefully I’ll be able to experience in person next year when the restaurant opens in Melbourne for 6 months. His noted and famed/mind-blowing approach to Molecular gastronomy aside, I find his general attitude to food and his whole process of making food fun, surprising and a holistic experience for his diners, utterly mesmerising.

The anti-detox diet ‘Tis the season for detox diets and juice cleanses. These programs promise that, if you severely restrict the amount and type of food you eat, your extra pounds will melt away like the butter you’re not allowed to taste. But the quest for health really doesn’t need to be that complicated or painful. Your Most Important Bread Making Tools — BREAD Magazine (Kitchen scale photo by Marcus Jeffrey CC BY-SA 2.0) One of the things I like most about bread is its flexibility: you can bake simple every day loaves using almost no equipment. I have baked flatbreads on a barbecue using nothing but a cast iron pan and a bowl for mixing the ingredients (see our Summer 2014 issue for the full story). I have also mixed doughs with nothing but a bowl and my hands — I don’t think I even had a spoon to mix the ingredients!

Recipes - Smoothies - Juice Master's Turbo Express 1/4 small pineapple 1/2 stick celery 1 inch chunk of cucumber 1 small handful of spinach leaves 1 small piece of peeled lime 2 apples - not Granny Smiths 1/4 ripe avocado Ice Juice the pineapple, celery, cucumber, spinach, lime and apples. (If you have a Phillips whole-fruit juicer, put in one apple, place the other ingredients on top and then finish up with the other apple). Place the ripe avocado flesh in the blender / smoothie maker along with the ice and juice mixture. Give a good whiz for 45 seconds (or until smooth). Pour into glass - enjoy!

The Best Instagram Food Accounts to Follow You’re already on the internet. Open up a new tab and get to know our favorite food-adjacent brands, accounts, and handles on the web. There’s nothing we love more than cooking and diving into a great meal—but ‘gramming it all comes pretty close. On any given day, you can find us getting snap-happy over at @bonappetitmag on Instagram. When we’re not sharing food and cooking tips from our staffers and the BA headquarters, we’re scrolling through our favorite food accounts.

Castilla Termal Monasterio de Valbuena Situated at the heart of Ribera del Duero, the hotel Castilla Termal Monastery of Valbuena – the first spa with 5 stars status in Castilla y León – is located in one the best preserved Cistercian monastery of the 12th century in Europe. Become in an exclusive touristic complex, in the Golden Mile (Milla de Oro) of the Ribera del Duero, the Monastery of Santa María de Valbuena provides 79 rooms, all of them of high quality and has more than 18,000 square metres constructed. The spa area exceeds the 2,000 square metres, with 16 treatment rooms, several thermal pools, water contrast circuit and a children pool. The hotel completes its facilities with a wide catering offer, cafeteria with terrace, halls intended to events with a capacity up to 200 people, children area, organic vegetable garden, herb garden and own vineyards.

5 Cookbooks To Help You Use Up Your CSA Box — Keeping Up With My CSA Box Did you sign up for a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) box this season? If you're receiving a weekly delivery of ever more bountiful vegetables and running out of ideas for your zucchini, squash, kale, and beets, then maybe you just need a new cookbook friend. Here are five cookbooks helping me to cook through every delicious (and healthy) bit of my CSA box.

Recipes - Juices - Super Chute Juice 2 Golden Delicious or Royal Gala apples A small chunk of carrot ½ stick celery 1 large handful of mixed green leaves – watercress, kale, parsley, spinach and whatever other green leafy vegetables that are available 1 inch slice of cucumber ½ inch chunk of broccoli stem 1 small handful of alfalfa sprouts (found in any good health shop) ¼ inch slice of unpeeled raw beetroot ¼ inch slice courgette (zucchini) 1 small piece of lemon – preferably, wax-free lemon with rind ¼ inch slice of ginger 1 ice cube This is named a ‘chute juice’ named after the Phillips whole-fruit juicer, all you need to do is place one whole apple in the chute followed by all the other ingredients, finishing it off with the other apple. You then simply put the machine on the higher speed and push through.

15 Food Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow Immediately Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Admit it: You are 100 percent guilty of Instagramming a picture of your Sunday brunch. Or of screenshotting someone else's amazing brunch shot so you could recreate the photo or try the restaurant later. Recipes - Smoothies - Super Juice ½ lime – peeled 2 Golden Delicious or Royal Gala apples ¼ pineapple ¼ medium cucumber ¼ ripe avocado 10oz of fresh wheatgrass 1 level teaspoon of spirulina 1 capsule of acidophilus bacteria powder Ice cubes Juice the apples, pineapple, cucumber and lime. Put the avocado flesh into a blender along with the ice, wheatgrass, spirulina, and the friendly bacteria powder. Blend everything until smooth, pour and enjoy. This juice is exploding with some of nature's super nutrients, enzymes, antioxidants and amino acids. Wheatgrass and spirulina are two true 'super foods' which both contain a distinguished array of vitamins and minerals.

15 Food Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following We thank Instagram everyday for giving us exactly what we've always wanted: a whole lot of food photography. Even after we have had it with pictures of cute babies holding kittens, we can still happily look at hundreds of images of cake. (This is not an exaggeration.) For some reason, food photos never get old. But bad food photography does. Right away.