Food & Nutrition

What This Mom Learned About Food Culture in America After Her Baby Stopped Eating

You’ll want to have tissues handy when you dive into The Eating Instinct: Food Culture, Body Image, and Guilt in America. Though the new book from Virginia Sole-Smith might sound at first blush like a feminist or body-positivity book—both of which it is—it’s also a deeply personal, heart-wrenching story. Sole-Smith’s elder daughter, Violet, stopped eating […]

Fitness

This Man’s Breakup Letter to Planet Fitness Is Our New Favorite Way to Cancel a Membership

Ending any important relationship requires some care and attention—even if it’s just your relationship with your local gym. That’s what Reddit user Mastrrbasser discovered when he attempted to cancel his membership at his neighborhood Planet Fitness. Told he couldn’t cancel over the phone, he typed up one of the most magnificent breakup letters we’ve ever read […]

Food & Nutrition

Parsley-Turmeric Pasta Will Be the Prettiest (and Most Delicious) Thing You Cook This Week

Linda Miller Nicholson certainly isn’t the only pastaholic out there. (I mean, aren’t we all?) But the influencer also known as SaltySeattle has taken her love of noodles to a whole new level. She’s found ways to use natural ingredients to turn her dough every color of the rainbow. And now, with her new cookbook, Pasta, Pretty Please ($ 19; amazon.com), […]