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The Two Things Killing Your Ability to Focus

I used to wake up, stumble over to my phone, and immediately get lost in a stream of pointless notifications. This digital haze continued throughout the day, keeping me from accomplishing important tasks. I was distracted, anxious, and ineffective as a leader. I knew I had to change but could not …

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

Dessert

Magic raspberry and matcha cake

Use a 11cm x 35cm rectangular cake tin, silicone or greased with butter or lined with baking parchment.<p>SERVES<p>10<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 eggs, separated<br>• 150g caster sugar<br>• 1 tbsp water<br>• 125g butter<br>• 100g plain flour<br>• pinch of salt<br>• 15g matcha tea<br>• 500ml milk, at room temperature<br>• 200g fresh raspberries<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven …

Dessert

Baked sausages with beans, eggs and feta

This is an easy dish – and looks terrific – but you have the challenge of adjusting the thickness of the sauce by cooking it a little longer (if you need it to be thicker) or adding more water (if you want it thinner). I can’t be specific about it as it depends on the size of the pan you use. …

Italian Food

Here’s Why You Can’t Stop Procrastinating

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Gluten-free double chocolate mousse cake

A rich, decadent chocolate cake that also happens to be flour-free<p>Rachel Allen comes up with this recipe for “a rich, flour-free chocolate mousse cake covered with a thick blanket of rich chocolate mousse. This is a no-holds-barred onslaught of chocolate deliciousness.”<p><b>SERVES</b><br>Eight to</b> …

Dessert

16 Amazing One-Pot Chicken Dinner Recipes

Why wash any more dishes than you have to?<p>1 of 16<p>Judy Kim<p>Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Chowder<p>This cozy, hearty chowder will warm you up as much as it …

Cooking

5-Ingredient Black Bean Soup

<i>5-Ingredient Black Bean Soup- you won’t believe how easy this soup is to make! Just 15 minutes is all you need for a quick and healthy meal that’s</i> …

Creamy Roasted Carrot, Garlic, and Rosemary Soup -Vegan and Gluten-Free

Shares 2K<p>Who’s ready to get their orange on? Let’s strengthen our eyes with tons of beta carotene while we nourish our bodies with antioxidants, all …

Spiced Tomato Soup Recipe – 20 Mins!

Indian Spiced Tomato Soup. Clear your sinuses with this Easy homemade Vegan Tomato Soup. Seasoned with cumin, coriander and Turmeric to warm you up …

Soup

The Best Islands in the World

Condé Nast Traveler readers ranked the 30 best islands in the world outside the U.S. in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards survey, from far-flung gems in Southeast Asia to volcanic outcrops in the Mediterranean.<p>1<p>Boracay, Philippines<p>2<p>Cebu and Visayan Islands, Philippines<p>3<p>Palawan, Philippines<p>4<p>Mallorca, …

5 Surprising Ways Baking Soda Can Improve Your Cooking

For most of my life, I assumed that baking soda was good for two things: baking (duh) and absorbing odors. Bakers have good reason to love the stuff; when the chemical leavening agent gained popularity in the mid-19th century, it basically revolutionized the American dessert scene. But I'm not much …

Brussels sprouts soup

If you’re not keen on adding an oyster, this soup is just as delicious on its own<p>SERVES<p>Four<p>INGREDIENTS<p>200g Brussels sprouts, sliced<br>• 125g butter<br>• 2 heaped tbsp crème fraîche<p><b>To garnish:</b><p>4 native oysters<br>• Crème fraîche, to drizzle<br>• Finely shredded sprouts<p>METHOD<p>The day before you make the soup, cover the …

Brussels Sprouts

23 Japanese Recipes That Cost Less Than a Ticket to Tokyo

Though Japan is renowned for both its cuisine and its food culture, relatively few of its dishes have made their way onto menus in the US, let alone onto the tables of home cooks. True, sushi, tempura, and teriyaki-glazed fish are familiar to more Americans than ever before. But Japanese food …

Amelia Freer's rice paper wraps

Take your pick from crab, chicken, salmon or king prawns for these gluten-free wraps.<p>SERVES<p>Each filling makes approximately 10 wraps<p>INGREDIENTS<p>10 round spring roll wrappers<p><b>Crab and pink grapfruit filling</b><p>200g white crab meat<br>• 1 pink grapefruit, peeled, cut into segments and very gently dried between …

Bell Peppers

Yes, You Can Substitute Olive Oil for Butter in Dessert! (But Carefully)

Extra-virgin olive oil in desserts isn’t new or revolutionary. There are plenty of recipes for olive oil cakes, ice creams, and cookies—many of them on this very site! But what about experimentation? What about swapping extra-virgin olive oil for butter or another fat in your favorite dessert …

Dessert

A Warm, Buttery Breakfast That Comes Together in Minutes (& It's Not Oatmeal!)

Sometimes when you wake up in the morning, you aren’t in the mood for cold cereal or toast with a smear of butter. Instead, you’re looking for something that will fill you up and warm you from the inside out, something that just as inviting as winter imminent.<p>For me, that's ravo, a creamy semolina …

Breakfast

The best pancake recipes

There's no need to wait until Shrove Tuesday to get your pancake fix - these recipes make the perfect weekend brunch.<p>Pancakes are quick, easy and always a crowd-pleaser for breakfast (and lunch, and dinner).<p>Here, we have compiled our our favourite pancake recipes. There really is something for …

Breakfast

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8 secrets to the perfect minimal interior

Minimal interiors—most of us know them well. And for the bulk of minimalist dwellings they represent refinement, chic aesthetic sensibilities, and an …

Interior Design

9 spaces that prove you need a Zen-chic swing in your apartment

Your favorite playground activity has gotten a majorly grown-up makeover.<p>Not only are swings now doubling as super effective—and unexpected—pieces of …

Home Sweet Home: Simple Ways to Make Your Kitchen Cozier

The kitchen is often the hub of a home, but it can also tend to feel like a stark, cold space (tile floors and an abundance of stainless steel …