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I Tried Mindful Eating for a Week, and Here's What I Learned

At any given moment, I'm looking forward to my next meal. It's not that food is constantly the foremost thing on my mind—I'd never get anything done …

Toffee apple cake

This makes more than you need for a picnic but it looks so inviting in a big apple topped rectangle, and you can bring the remaining cake back home. If you don’t want to make the caramel drizzle (though this is what makes it a toffee apple cake) then just sift some icing sugar over the top.<p>MAKES<p>1 …

Dessert

Vedica's Mom's Butter Chicken

Any kid that grew up going to Indian restaurants knows that "butter chicken" is a staple of childhood. I remember every time we went out for Indian food the number one thing we'd order was butter chicken, rice, and naan. The chicken would be tender and drenched in a velvety sweet but savory …

Raw Vegan Matcha Nougat and Caramel Cheesecake

Let me first start by saying that this raw vegan cheescake is AMAAZZZING!<p>It's my first venture into making a raw cake - if you don't include my Protein Truffles or 5 Minute Healthy Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough recipes - and I have to say that I'm pretty pleased with the result... 😎<p>Aside from …

This $7 Drugstore Mascara Is Already Outselling Your Old Favorite

The hunt for the perfect mascara is a lifelong undertaking, especially since every year new formulas arrive in the beauty aisle. For 2015, there was …

Dijon Salmon with Green Bean Pilaf

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5 Unique Books That Are Loved by Successful Entrepreneurs

From an Elon Musk biography to Deep Patel's A Paperboy's Fable, these five books are must-reads.<p>Elon Musk built his career by reaching into the future and pulling it into the present. But before he started bringing futuristic ideas to the present day, he mined the past for ideas.<p>Musk exemplifies …

Splurge or Save: The 7 best makeup dupes

If your makeup collection is looking poor but your bank balance is too, it’s time to swap high-end products for high street. We all crave a cult …

Makeup

The Most Popular Macaroni & Cheese Recipe On Pinterest Is Probably Incredible

Be better than the blue box.<p>Pinterest: A site with more recipes scattered throughout its depths than a person can easily comprehend. Lucky for you, our friends at Delish are professionals in that very subject matter, so they dug up the mac & cheese recipe that has been pinned more than any other.<p>If …

12 Amazing Trainer Brands You've Never Heard Of

1 of 12<p>AXEL ARIGATO<p>This Swedish footwear label believe fashion should keep up with the digital age. With that promise at the core of their business, …

After studying over a million people, my company found that top performers share this difficult skill — here's how you can develop it

TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact).<p>The hallmark of emotional intelligence is self-control — a skill that unleashes massive …

Eight Foods to Eat During Your Menstrual Cycle

This is for the ladies- the best foods to eat during your menstrual cycle. During this time we need extra self-care, self-love and nourishment as our …

Spice up your life with ginger! 51 surprising ways to use it at home

Aromatic and spicy, ginger is as good for you as it tastes. From marinades to baked goods, sore muscles to motion sickness, this top-performing spice adds zest and flavor to recipes. Read on to find out more about this remarkable rhizome. You may just agree with us that ginger is the root to good …

Your Sunday Meal Prep: Get Through The Week With Thai Basil Chicken And More

Plus, spicy fruit salad.<p>As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.<p>One of the best ways to fight food waste in your home kitchen is to get in the habit of meal planning. We always talk about …

9 fried chicken recipes from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen

When it comes to comfort food, sometimes nothing beats fried chicken. There are few things more beautiful than a delicately seasoned piece of poultry, delicately seasoned and lightly dredged with a dusting of flour, baptized in a pool of sizzling fat to crisp, golden perfection.<p>Fried chicken isn't …

The only make-up, skincare and hair accounts to follow on social media

Discovering a new blog or social media feed that speaks to you is like finding a new best friend—one who fuels your braid addiction and pushes you to …

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Recipes

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s Beauty Hack Is Astonishingly Affordable

And unexpected<p>The Olsen twins may be infamous for their exceedingly lavish lifestyle, complete with more designer clothes than a single person could ever dream of owning, but as it turns out, one of their favorite hacks for looking good is actually extremely affordable. How, exactly, does one …

Chocolate Slabs

Step 1<p>Heat The Chocolate<p>crack the chocolate into small pieces and place into a bowl over a pan of very gently simmering water... do not let the water …

Pizza, pasta, risotto ... you know the drill. But Italian food is more nuanced than these oh-so-familiar exports. Here our contributors share the dishes that best capture the regions closest to their hearts<p>This is a very Moorish recipe which plays on the sweet and sour flavours typical of southern …

Italian Food

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

Bloody Mary Burger

Step 1<p>Grind The Meat<p>Season the ground beef with salt, pepper and the Worcestershire Sauce to your own personal preference. Test a small piece by …

Your Choices for Motivation Determine Your Ultimate Success. Here's Why

Dangle your own carrot in front of you. Determine your own motivations.<p>Here's a simple way to test your motivation.<p>What would you do in your job, at your company, or even in life if you could complete a given project and earn an easy $1 million? In other words, how would you strive for excellence, …

Motivation

7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …

A Pilates Pro's Two-Week Coachella Body Game Plan

Now that you know where you'll be partying and what you'll be wearing at Coachella this year, how are you getting camera-ready? To ensure that you look and feel your best at the fest, we've called on celebrity trainer Shannon Nadj—the owner of West Hollywood's Hot Pilates—to create an exclusive, …

Yoga guru Tara Stiles shares game-changing secret from her morning routine - TODAY.com

<i>Tara Stiles is the founder of Strala Yoga, a global yoga studio that's headquartered in Manhattan. A former ballerina and model known for her unpretentious, nontraditional teaching style (she skips chanting and names poses in English, not Sanskrit), Stiles has written a cookbook and developed a</i> …

The Best Dishes From Every Indian State And Their Authentic Recipes Are Right Here

The whole world sees India as a colourful country and one famous for food. Most of the international recipe shows are turning to India for a unique …