Claire Turner

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This Is Exactly How Long You Need to Hold a Plank to Flatten Your Belly

To reap the most rewards, performing three sets of planks for up to 60 seconds each is ideal, according to Doug Sklar, a certified personal trainer …

The Right Way to Prepare Oatmeal and 5 Tips for Making It Better

Oatmeal is a satisfying, healthy morning meal. Here are cooking instructions for the most common types of oatmeal.<p><b>Pictured Recipe:</b> Creamy …

How to Make Creme Fraiche

I’m a huge fan of substitutions in the kitchen. A spoonful of mashed banana instead of an egg? Sure. White sugar and molasses instead of brown sugar? …

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …

This Healthy Snack Recipe Has 400K Saves on Pinterest (It Involves Zero Cooking)

Second only to cherished family recipes as our dinnertime go-to, Pinterest is chock-full of innovative meal ideas that are sure to meet any foodie's …

20 Single-Serve Microwave Desserts For Lazy Girl Weeknights

As temperatures drop, instead of venturing out post-work, we gear up to buckle down at home. And the only thing left to complete our couch-bound, …

Dessert

Best Ever Baked Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter the sides and bottom of a 9×13-inch baking pan. Line the pan with parchment paper.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a …

How to set a budget and stick to it

Whether it's something you need or something you want, creating a budget can help you keep your spending in line so you can reach your financial …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

10 Easy Dinners That Are Mostly Vegetables

I try to make vegetables the star of the show most of the time when I am thinking about what to make for dinner. I definitely do eat meat, but by …

Cooking

7 Make-Ahead Breakfasts To Fuel Your Day

Power-up.<p>PROMOTED BY ARLA PROTEIN<p>Breakfast is vital. Firing up your metabolism, setting you up for a spin class and leaving you ready to face a …

How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Before You Retire

Want to have a completely paid-off home in which to enjoy retirement? Read on.<p>Housing is the single biggest monthly expense for many families, so if …

Personal Finance

Halloween Slow-Cooker Recipes That Are To-Die-For Delicious

It’s spooky how good these are.<p>Thinking about whipping up tasty treats, snack-worthy appetizers, and a hearty dinner for your family or neighborhood …

Make Your Own Applesauce and Your Kitchen Will Smell Like Fall

A bowl of warm (or cold) applesauce for breakfast probably sounds like punishment to some people. But to me, this is a dream come true. Lovers of …

These Healthy Baked Oatmeal Cups Are a Breakfast Savior

When you're having one of <i>those</i> mornings — you know, the frantic ones when you oversleep and forgot to set the coffee the night before and can't find …

Breakfast

Our 10 Best Vegetarian Pasta Recipes Because Giving Up Meat Has Never Been Easier

No meat, no problem<p>Whoever said that pasta needs meat has clearly never tasted spaghetti with mushrooms and ricotta cheese. Whether you're craving a …

Heart-Healthy Vegetarian Recipes

Our collection of delicious, heart-healthy vegetarian recipes fill your nutritional needs sans meat.<p>1 of 13<p>Nutritious Vegetarian …

Top French Toast Recipes

01 of 10<p>Basic French Toast<p>The first appearance in print of "French Toast" was in 1871. The dish originated in France, where it was called "pain …

25 Trips of a Lifetime

If there were ever a place that could get by on its looks, it would be this Greek isle. Whitewashed cave houses framed by bougainvillea and backed by …

FRESH STRAWBERRY MUFFINS (Quick and Easy)

Ingredients<p>½ cup butter, softened<br>¾ cup sugar<br>1 egg<br>2 cups flour<br>2 tsp baking powder<br>½ tsp salt<br>½ cup milk<br>½ tsp vanilla<br>1½ cups chopped strawberries<br>3 tsp …

Hummus Recipes

Packed with good-for-you fats, hummus is a favorite go-to for quick, healthy snacks and hors d'oeuvres.<p>1 of 24<p>Our Favorite Healthy Hummus …

Mini Cinnamon-ey Banana Loaves

Because I find myself with overripe bananas pretty much every other week, our family eats a lot of banana bread. The freezer has also become sort of …

15 Everyday Discounts for Retirees

The golden years are expensive. Take advantage of these perks.<p>It's no surprise that living without a steady income is tough, and millions of retirees …

Retirement

8 Trader Joe's Foods I Always Keep in My Freezer (and the Recipes I Make With Them)

Trader Joe's is like my therapist, my happy place. As soon as I walk in, all my troubles melt away as I feast my eyes on all of TJ's amazing food. I can pick up basics like raw almonds and cashews, dried baby bananas (my new obsession), almond butter, and a bag of baby avocados and never walk away …

After almost 10 years as a financial planner, I've found the best way to keep track of my money is still a simple spreadsheet

But in order to reach your goals, you have to control the chaos. One of the easiest ways to keep track of your financial progress is to monitor your net worth: everything you own minus everything you owe.<p>Think of it like taking a photo of yourself every day for years— eventually, you'll be able to …

Personal Finance

Organize Every Inch of Your Home With These 7 Tiered Trays

As lovers of beautiful things (kitchen knickknacks, jewelry baubles, craft supplies… need we go on?), clutter inevitably makes its way into our homes. Hey, it’s only natural! Luckily, we’ve got an organization hack that will banish all the chaos *and* look cute while doing so. Tiered trays can add …

Keeping A Daily Journal Could Change Your Life.

You know exactly what you want in life.<p><i>"The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it." -- </i>J.M. Barrie<p>You know exactly what you want in life. But you can't seem …

Ask a Fool: How Much Money Do I Need to Retire Comfortably?

Here's a quick way to estimate your retirement number.<p>Q: I'm 50 and I'm trying to figure out when I'll be able to retire. How much money should I aim …

Retirement

Wise Pairings: Best Flowers to Plant with Vegetables - Organic Gardening

In the 1970s, when I was a budding landscape designer newly exciting about strategizing the best flowers to plant with vegetables, I attended the …

10 Unique Toast Toast Toppings That Aren't Avocado

All you need is decent bread and a dream.<p>July 27, 2017<p>With versions of avocado toast finding their way to, what seems like, every trendy cafe and …