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7 High-Protein Breakfasts Ready in 5 Minutes or Less

If there's one meal of the day that really needs to be quick, it's breakfast. While 15 or 20 minutes seems relatively quick for, say, a dinner …

Breakfast

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

12 low-maintenance flowers you can't kill

(Unless you try very hard.)<p>Sometimes you just want a guarantee. You don't have the money or time for that picture-perfect garden that you know …

The Best Homemade Ramen Soup Recipes

Chicken noodle soup has got nothing on these ramen recipes.<p>Traditional Japanese ramen ― the broth-y noodle soup loaded with umami flavors and often times topped with a soft boiled egg ― can take a long time to perfect. Ramen masters spend years honing their craft. But most of us living stateside …

19 Single-Serving *Cheat Day* Desserts That Won’t Mess Up the Rest of Your Week

It seems everyone can’t get enough of healthy eating advice. Every year there are crazy new hacks to try, like the weeklong chocolate cleanse or taco cleanse. For the more ambitious, there are longer challenges like Whole30 (a stricter version of Paleo, intended as a periodic restart). And then …

Dessert

The 4 secrets to remarkable focus

Have you said any of these recently?<p><i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i><p><i>I make plans but I don't follow through on them.</i><p><i>I get things done… but not the</i> …

David Foster Wallace

12 amazing kitchen gadgets under $65 that will transform your breakfast

You don't need to go to a five-star restaurant to enjoy a quality brunch. With the right tools, you can make stellar morning meals in your own kitchen.<p>Sure, standard frying pans are fine for preparing basic eggs and bacon. But there are loads of awesome gadgets that can take your breakfast to the …

Breakfast

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What Beyoncé, Gisele, and More Celebrities Put in Their Salads

Because of course you want to know what makes them look like that.<p>Ask any celebrity what she eats and, guaranteed, you'll hear the word "salad." Those leafy, healthy dishes are the lifeblood of Hollywood's beautiful people and come in an infinite number of combos. From kale and seaweed for Beyoncé …

How to make perfect ice cream at home: the ultimate guide

We all scream for ice cream. When homemade, it is the best of all puddings. You can slave away at a Bake Off-worthy multi-tiered mousse for that smart dinner party – but, in the end, what guests choose is the ice cream.<p>And sure, ready-made, gourmet-style ice cream in a cardboard pint pot is pretty …

What You Need to Know About Palawan, the "Best Island in the World"

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named "Best Island in the World" by the …

How to Start Investing with $1,000 or Less

How do you start investing with $1,000 or less? This was a common question I heard as a stockbroker and one I still get regularly. Many believe they …

Investing

THIS Is the Perfect Frosting for Cakes and Cupcakes, and It’s Super Easy to Make!

A basic buttercream frosting is one of those baking building blocks that is simple to learn but incredibly difficult to master. Here's THE definitive …

Dessert

How to make pasta salad that's unique and delicious

You know what nobody cares for at a party? A bowl of limp, mayo-slicked noodles masquerading as pasta salad. So give them what they really want …

Spritz: Italy's iconic cocktail is simple perfection in summer: 'You sip, you nibble, you catch the sun's last rays'

Memories of my first-ever spritz are dotted with sparkly lights and fizzy bubbles.<p>Everyone in Piazza Navona on that distant summer evening, it …

Italy

Mother's Day Brunch: 15 Recipes That Will Wow Mom

If you really want to show Mom how much you love her, skip the crowded restaurants and make her a homemade brunch instead. From Blueberry Pancakes to Sausage Bread Pudding, all of these recipes are perfect for pampering the special moms in your life.<p><b>1. Blueberry Pancakes with Maple Blueberry …

Stock Markets

Cook These 7 Recipes On Sunday, And Feed Yourself All Week

Be better this week.<p>Here we are with another installment of recipes to cook on Sunday that will help you eat healthy, stress-free, homemade meals all week. We're not suggesting that you cook every single meal you'll eat throughout the week on this one day of rest -- that would be an absolutely …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

Online Education

How to Kill Your To-Do List

Have you gotten good at organizing your tasks in a to-do list, but have trouble actually executing them? You’re not alone.<p>Getting things on your …

21 Great Quotes to Read Before Going to Sleep

Everybody loves a good quote, and these words of wisdom can help you settle in for sweeter dreams and better night's sleep.<p>Mood and perspective play a significant role on our mindsets before bed, which can in turn influence our quality of sleep. Think about your own experiences -- is there a …

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

Recipes

Learn to Cook Without Recipes in 30 Days

You want to cook more, so what’s stopping you?<p>“<b>I love the idea of cooking but putting it into practice is a nightmare,</b> and when no one wants to eat …