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The Ultimate Cocoa Walnut Brownies

1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 325°F and line the inside of an 8" x 8" square baking pan with aluminum foil, leaving 2-inch overhangs and pressing the foil …

20 Post-Workout Meals That Are Super High in Protein (and Plants!)

There's no hangriness like post-workout hangriness. You know, the kind where you could house an entire pizza no problem.<p>If you really don't want your …

Healthy Eating

Save Time In The Morning With These Freezer-Prep Breakfast Muffins

Freezer-prep is the way to go!<p>Makes: 12 muffins<p>1 pound breakfast sausage<p>2 cups flour<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>⅓ cup butter, melted<p>6 eggs, beaten<p>¾ cup milk<p>8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese<p>½ cup green onions, chopped<p>PREPARATION<p>1. Preheat oven to 350˚F (175˚C).<p>2. Heat a skillet over high …

9 Signs an Employee Deserves a Promotion (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations) | Inc.com

Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional employees ask their boss is, "What can I do to get promoted?"<p>For some bosses, the answer to getting promoted is obvious: complete a specific task, gain a certain amount of experience, or simply be the next in …

Leadership

Best Ever Healthy Chocolate Muffins

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray the 9 of the cavities in a muffin tin and fill the other three up halfway with water (ensures even …

Fresh Blackberry Cake Is a Summer Spectacle

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>When I was growing up in Kentucky, blackberry jam cake was something that turned up at just about every picnic and potluck I ever attended, usually in the form of a Bundt cake with …

Dessert

These Chickpea Quesadillas Are the Easiest Make-Ahead Lunch

Chickpea and Cheddar Quesadillas<p>Makes 4<p>2 (15-ounce) cans garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed, divided <br>1 tablespoon olive oil <br>1 small yellow onion, …

Chickpeas

Our 14 Best Greek Recipes for a Taste of the Mediterranean

Ready the grape leaves and feta cheese<p>Greek cuisine is some of the finest in the Mediterranean region. Who can deny the hearty comforts of moussaka …

Feta Cheese

10 Weekend Breakfast Recipes With 5 Ingredients or Fewer

Making breakfast is one of my favorite weekend morning activities—OK, <i>eating</i> breakfast is one of my favorite weekend morning activities. I've got more …

Breakfast

30 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes for Busy Weeknights

Chicken tends to be on a weekly rotation at the dinner table for a few reasons: It's easy, budget-friendly, and always pleases hungry eaters at the …

Cooking

These Chicken Skewers Are My Best Friend (Kind Of)

By Alex Delany<p>There's no messing up with these spicy, sambal-laced grilled chicken skewers. They've always been there for me, and they'll always be there for you.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the sambal</i> …

Cooking

8 Ways to Build a Life You Love

Success that brings joy requires enough money and abundant love.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Joy is our personal right. We each have this one amazing, but brief chance to build lives we love. If we don’t deeply believe we deserve happiness, that we deserve abundance, …

Self-improvement

29 Goat Cheese Recipes Because You Can Never Have Enough

Goat cheese (a.k.a. chèvre) may once have been an obscure option available only on gourmet cheese boards and in specialty grocery stores, but in a …

Food

17 High-Protein Lunches You Don't Need to Reheat at Work or School

While meal-prepped chicken and rice or last night's healthy pasta dish <i>sound</i> like great packed lunches in theory, they're considerably less appealing …

Healthy Eating

This Frittata Is How You Eat French Onion Soup for Breakfast

French Onion Frittata<p>Serves 6<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided <br>2 cups diced day-old bread <br>1 tablespoon olive oil <br>2 large yellow onions, thinly …

Breakfast

Taste Beyond The Tongue

It's Hatch Green Chile Season! Make This Egg Casserole.

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 375°F. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray or oil.<p>Heat the oil in a large …

Casseroles

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Time Management

50 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Fund Their Businesses

Alternatives to Silicon Valley's male-dominated VC firms.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The past few weeks, our social feeds have been lit up with accounts of Silicon Valley's overt sexism. This isn't the kind of news that we've grown accustomed to. The kind that …

Venture Capital

This Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken Is Better than Takeout

When a craving for cashew chicken hits, you probably call for takeout from your favorite Chinese restaurant. But ordering in all the time can get …

Cooking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

This Cilantro Lime Chicken & Veggie Rice Meal Prep Will Keep You On Track All Week

#LunchGoals<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Preferred cooking oil, to taste<p>1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>1 lime, juiced<p>⅓ cup cilantro, minced<p>Preferred cooking oil, to taste<p>1 red bell pepper, diced<p>½ red onion, diced<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 bag riced …

Chili Powder

An Easy Cherry Jam for Wannabe Canners

Quick Cherry Jam<p>Makes about 1 1/2 cups<p>2 pounds sweet cherries, pitted <br>3/4 cup granulated sugar <br>1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest <br>1 tablespoon …

Cherries

2-ingredient Flatbread Recipe by Tasty

• In a bowl mix together yogurt and 1 cup flour (125 g) until it forms a smooth dough.<br>• Transfer dough to a floured surface. Divide into four equal parts.<br>• Roll out each section of dough to about 8 inches (20 cm) in diameter using plenty of flour to prevent sticking or tearing.<br>• Cook the bread in a dry hot …

9 Open-Faced Sandwiches for When You Want the Quickest Dinner (Yes, Dinner!) Ever

Sandwiches are an obvious lunch staple and a breakfast guilty pleasure (bacon-egg-and-cheese hangover cure, anyone?), but they get left out when it …

Cooking

Make Peruvian Grilled Chicken Portable With These Tasty Sandwiches

Peruvian-style grilled chicken is one of my favorite summertime meals (and from the emails and photos folks send me, it's probably one of your favorites as well). The spice- and vinegar-rubbed, slow-grilled chicken is great on its own, but add some of the this-s#!t-is-good-on-everything creamy …

21 Lighter Meals That Help You Get Back on Track After a *Big* Weekend

Weekends are a great time to let loose with friends and good food, but between midnight munchies and boozy brunches, it’s dangerously easy to let …

Healthy Eating

​ This Refreshing Berry Smoothie Packs Tons Of Fiber | Men’s Health

(Want more recipes like this one? Check out the <i>Men’s Health</i> MetaShred Diet—it's full of meals that will help you lose fat while maintaining hard muscle.)<p><b>What You Need:</b><p>1 1/2 cup mixed frozen berries<br>• 1 cup 1% milk<br>• 1/4 cup rolled oats<br>• 1 tsp honey<br>• 1 tsp almond butter<p><b>How to Make It:</b><p>In a blender (we like …

Spice Up Your Next Grill-Out With These 11 Middle Eastern-Inspired Recipes

Barbecue recipes are delicious, and they’re a staple of many summer menus. But sometimes you just want to, shall we say, *spice* things up a bit. Now that fusion food (we’re looking at you, crotillas) is all the rage, adding flavors from exotic cuisines to otherwise standard American fare is not …

Cooking

Coconut milk marinade helps grilled chicken rise to occasion

The revolution demands: Rise up. And desks heed the call. Enough of sitting idle, standing still, holding steady at 29 1/2 inches above the carpeting. Now: They rise.<p>Which comes as a surprise to the home-office worker. Alone with coffee and kitchen table, she had no idea this rebellion was brewing. …

BBQ