Ali Usifoh

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Wake Up to These Delicious Slow-Cooker Meals This Fall

If you find your mornings to be hectic and you're struggling to put together a satisfying and healthy breakfast for you and the family, overnight slow-cooker recipes are just what you need! By putting everything together the night before and the temperature on low, you'll wake up to a completely …

Slow Cookers

10 Essential Potato Side Dishes to Master

If you're feeling like your dinner plate is missing something, it's probably missing potatoes. The crowd-pleaser rounds out just about any meal and …

Sweet Potatoes

If You Want to Lose Weight With Intermittent Fasting, Follow This 11-Step Guide

You keep hearing these two little words — intermittent fasting. If you want to learn more about what it is, why people do it, and <i>how</i> to do it, this is the guide for you! We'll answer all the basic questions about intermittent fasting (also referred to as IF) so you can decide if it might be right …

Weight Loss

Curious to Try the Keto Diet? Here's Everything You Can and Cannot Eat

The keto diet has been one of the most talked-about health trends in the past year. The low-carb, high-fat diet induces a state of ketosis in your body, creating ketones that burn fat instead of the glucose converted from carbohydrates. In other words, the keto (short for ketogenic) diet forces …

Low Fat

The 10 Lunch Box Snacks This Nutritionist Always Buys at Costco — Shopping

We all know that Costco has plenty of chips, cookies, and crackers (anyone need 423 pounds of Cheez-It crackers?), but what about nutritious, …

Snacks

Where Should You Keep Significant Short Term Savings?

If you have a significant amount of savings you plan to use as a down payment in a few years, where do you keep it? That’s what we’re considering …

Banish Dry Chicken Forever with This Easy Homemade Marinade

What if I told you that all the stress of grilling could be removed with one marinade? You'd totally be making that marinade tonight, wouldn't you?

The Best Cuts of Beef Every Home Cook Should Know

Here’s a look at the most popular cuts of beef and when to use them—plus some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re ready to cook.<p><b>Chuck Roast</b><p>Anything …

Our 10 Most-Saved Recipes for Your Next Potluck — Recipes from The Kitchn

We like to think of May as the official kickoff to potluck season. The month always brings its fair share of parties with it, which only seem to …

10 of Our Best Chicken Skillet Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

I am not sure which is more tried and true when it comes to weeknight cooking: a trusty skillet dinner or crowd-pleasing chicken. It really doesn't …

Cast Iron Skillet

If You Want to Retire in 10 Years, Do These 5 Things Now

This article was originally published by <i>Money</i><p>After 30-plus years of working and socking away savings, you can finally see retirement on the horizon. …

15 Easy Meals You Can Whip Up With A Can Of Black Beans

It's one of the most versatile grocery store items.

Healthy Eating

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

National Parks

9 Best Investment Books for Beginners

Investing can't be taught in a day. But with the right teachings, developing an introductory understanding to the do's and don'ts of investing may be …

How This Couple Saved $1 Million in 11 Years and Became Financially Independent Before 40

They aim to spend just $2 on every meal.<p>Convenience drives American cuisine, and from her kitchen in Richmond, Va., Laura Barrett has put her own, …

Personal Finance

How one woman used the '3-hour reset' rule to lose 65 pounds

Diet & Fitness<p>This diet philosophy helped one fitness trainer regulate her hunger and lose the baby weight.<p>It’s a typical weight-loss tragedy: You ate healthy for a week, then you devoured a donut at the office party and now you’re mourning your diet.<p>Instead of feeling like you’ve ruined your …

Weight Loss

Suze Orman Says This Is the Age You Should Retire—Not a Month or Year Before

<i>Originally published by Money</i><p>One of the most popular segments on my CNBC show was “How Am I Doing?” Viewers would call in and tell me everything …

This One-Pot Parmesan Chicken & Rice Is Calling Your Name

Sometimes a recipe seems too good to be true. Take this one, for example: It cooks in one pot, in under 30 minutes, with only a handful of …

Recipes

This Is the Most Popular Sheet Pan Recipe on Pinterest

It might not feel like it at the moment, but summer will be here before we know it. And with summer comes all the fun food stuff you can do outdoors, …

The Best Sex Positions For When You Don't Want To Take Your Clothes Off

When we think about sex, we typically think of getting naked AF, rolling around, maybe introducing some toys to the equation, and, ideally, some …

10 Egg Recipes That Will Make You Skip the Snooze Button

Breakfast

What's the Difference Between Searing, Sautéing, and Pan-Frying?

Sometimes a recipe's directions can be... confusing. When they tell you to sauté, or pan-fry, or sear, what <i>exactly</i> is the difference? And which …

Two ways to cut your second biggest monthly expense

Car expenses rank second only to housing costs for many Americans. A family with two cars to insure and pay off could easily spend $1,000 or more per month to drive.<p>But automotive expenses can often be trimmed. You could find significant savings by shopping for better rates on what could be the …

The Best Chocolate Lava Cake Comes from the Slow Cooker

Coat a 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; set aside.<p>Whisk the flour, granulated sugar, 2/3 cup of the cocoa powder, baking powder, …

Slow Cookers

First-time investor? Here are five ways to get started

Investing in the stock market for the very first time can seem a daunting task. But a decade of low interest rates has caused returns on cash savings to be greatly diminished, forcing many people to consider shares if they want a decent return on their money.<p>In 2017 the FTSE 100 index gained …

Our 10 Healthiest Slow Cooker Recipes

When it comes to making healthy choices, we're always looking for smart ways to make it easier. That's why slow cooker recipes that put the emphasis …

Now is the time to make these six year-end tax moves

For most investors, 2017 was a very good year. And with all good years comes hefty tax consequences, which can take a big bite out of your overall returns.<p>To cushion the blow, Mark Avallone, president and founder of Potomac Wealth Advisors, offers some tax-planning strategies to shelter your …

Most People Blow 70% of Their Money on 3 Things — and Cutting Back Could Be the Key to Retiring Much Earlier

Rule #1: Live below your means.<p>Retirement might seem light-years away, but if you get to your golden years with insufficient funds, it’s guaranteed …

The Price of Good Advice: 3 Ways a Financial Adviser Can Save You Money

It's always a good idea to know how much you're paying for financial help, but what might be just important (or more so) is how much you could be …

How choice paralysis can stop you from getting rich — and 5 ways to change that

Have you ever walked into a grocery store with the intention of buying something basic — say, a bottle of olive oil — but the minute you find the …