This Tuscan Spaghetti Squash is so Good, You Won’t Even Miss Pasta

Bella Breakdown This low-carb alternative might just be better than the real thing. INGREDIENTS 1 large spaghetti squash 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 4 slices bacon 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 c. cherry tomatoes, halved 2 c. baby spinach 1/2 c. heavy cream 1/3 c. grated Parmesan Basil, for garnish Here’s How to Make it To make, slice a spaghetti squash in half and scoop out the seeds. Lay it on a baking tray and drizzle both sides with olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast the squash skin side up in a...

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These Tampon Companies Are Merging Feminism with Feminine Care

Bella Breakdown Feminism in the tampon aisle isn’t limited to the sport-specific variety, nor is it embodied by a woman clad in white who dances on the beach, accompanied by a script telling you to enjoy your flow. L. When you buy a box of these organic cotton tampons, the company will donate a box to a female entrepreneur in a developing country. Monthly Gift Totes, sweatshirts and makeup bags appropriately tagged with “feminist AF” across the front. Cora Besides giving pads to girls in India, Cora also hires the women there to create the products. It empowers them...

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5 Things No One Tells You About the Toddler Years

Bella Breakdown From potty training mishaps to accidental spills, here are five things no one tells you about the toddler years. 1 They have the energy of a human can of Redbull. The energy of a toddler can make marathon runners look like wimps! 2 Potty training is really about training your expectations. You have to know which battles to pick and learn how to be flexible. 3 Everything is a death trap. Toddlers can make a dangerous situation out of the most benign circumstances. 4 You are fluent in the language of just one person: your toddler. While...

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A Group of Experts Will Gather to Discuss Hyperemesis Gravidarum, Here’s What You Need to Know!

Hyperemesis Gravidarum Research is Gaining Traction in the Medical Community Many women experience “morning sickness” in pregnancy. It’s not very nice but it’s a regular part of pregnancy and is usually a distant memory by the second trimester. But what if morning sickness was so severe you couldn’t move without puking, you couldn’t eat or drink without vomiting it back up and it didn’t stop at 12 weeks but went on for months and months? Then you wouldn’t have morning sickness… you would have hyperemesis gravidarum (HG for short). HG is a serious and dangerous condition that a handful...

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Cramp Relief Smoothie Recipe

Bella Breakdown This cramp-busting smoothie will help you fight hunger as well as PMS! Carrots help lower hormones and detoxify the body, pineapple helps to ease bloating, banana helps to ease muscle cramps, ginger helps calm and soothe cramps, turmeric acts as an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever, Kefir fights against PMS and bloating. Combine these six ingredients in a blender. PM-YES! Next time your aunt flow pays you a visit, try this yoga routine designed to help out us Bellas with...

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4 Terrifyingly Real Fitness Fads Tried Out So You Don’t Have To

Bella Breakdown In a world where society has absolutely unrealistic expectations for how a body should look, there is no shock that ridiculous fitness fads are scamming hopeless consumers everywhere. Thankfully Buzzfeed took it upon them to show us just how useless some of the most absurd fads are so that we don’t have to waste our own money on them. The Obviously Phallic Shake Weight The men and women in the video hilariously attempt to take the good old fashion phallic symbol that is the Shake Weight seriously. Although they do agree that you feel a burn in...

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