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5 Low-Carb Anti-Inflammatory Recipes You Should Make This Week For A Flat Stomach

Take-out is easy. It feels good. And then you notice your jeans don’t fit quite so well anymore. Ordering food means you can’t control the amount of …

Nutrition

The Simple But Effective Way to Stop Worrying So Much (It Sounds Ridiculous But It Actually Works) | Inc.com

"I just can't shut off my brain. I worry so much I can't pay attention to what I'm doing." I hear comments like this in my therapy office on a daily basis. Whether you're constantly worried about money or you just can't stop imagining worst-case scenarios, anxiety can be a major problem.<p>Ruminating …

Self-help

How To Be Smarter With Money: 8 Simple Secrets

<b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Personal Finance

10 Ways to Invest Your Money Wisely

When I think about investing my money wisely I’m influenced by several things. I think about my age, retirement, how much I’m able to put away each …

Retirement

Lose Weight With Low-carb: Exciting Possibilities in The Kitchen

The amount of diets that can be chosen today by those who want to lose weight is growing steadily. Not only well-known concepts such as FHD or Low …

Nutrition

The Completely Addictive Method For Grilling Burgers

I've grilled many burgers in my day, many of which were decent but none of which were restaurant-quality — that is, until I learned this technique from America's Test Kitchen. It's by far the most foolproof way to grill a burger with a charred exterior and juicy pink interior. The most important …

Cooking

The Blend: A Cooking Technique That Makes Red Meat More Nutritious

Adding one unfussy ingredient to your burgers can help your health and the planet.<p>Nothing says summer like a burger fresh off the grill, char marks and all. But eating too much beef can have some pretty rough consequences on your health and the environment.<p>If only there were a way to eat less red …

Food

Ain't No Thing But Seattle’s Greatest Chicken Wings

They’re delicious saucy or crispy, deep-fried or grilled<p>From grilled to deep-fried, Southern to Korean, saucy to crispy, Seattle’s got satisfying chicken wings for every occasion. (For diners who care less about wings and more about crispy chicken in all its forms, here are Seattle’s finest fried …

Cooking

Parmesan-Roasted Tomatoes Recipe

"A delicious vegetable side dish that goes with pretty much anything."<p>Ingredients<p>6 small tomatoes, halved<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 pinch salt<p>ground …

Recipes

10 Cauliflower Recipes That Aren’t Pizza Crust

Photo via iStockphoto.com / gradyreeseCauliflower is a favorite ingredient because it can be easily used in carb-based or dairy-based recipes without …

Healthy Eating

A Week’s Worth of Zucchini Recipes

Five dishes that celebrate summer’s bounty<p>Go searching for zucchini in Southern cookbooks well into the twentieth century and you’ll probably come up empty-handed. You might see “Italian green squash” here or there, but you won’t find much that anyone did with it. Books written before the 1950s …

Recipes

Poached Eggs: How to Poach an Egg Perfectly

<b>Poached eggs</b> are a beautiful thing. The whites are just firm enough on the outside to contain an oozy, golden yolk in a round little egg package. And …

Recipes

A Top Nutritionist Shares the #1 Breakfast for Boosting Your Metabolism All Day

A 2015 <i>Time</i> article spotlights the decline of cereal sales in the American market. On the surface, a 4% drop in annual cold-cereal purchases suggests …

Nutrition

These REIT Dividends Are Like Everlasting Gobstoppers

Long ago, in a fantasy familiar to many, a boy named Charlie met a chocolate factory owner named Willy across a book, two movies, and many actual candies. Given my fondness of the original 1971 movie, and secondarily of the Johnny Depp remake (13 years ago this week), is an image (and forthcoming …

Investing

Transform Your Upper Body With These 18 Strengthening Exercises

When it comes to women lifting weights, a common myth is that you'll get "bulky" or look "manly". According to a 2006 review in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the benefits of weightlifting for men and women are: increased bone mass, lean muscle mass, improved cardiovascular fitness, …

Workouts

This 2-Second Trick Will Change the Way You Close a Ziploc Bag

Sometimes, the most genius ideas are also the most simple.<p>No matter what you call them — plastic baggies, sandwich bags, Ziplocs (the widely accepted brand-name moniker, à la Kleenex) — everyone's fought with a zip-top storage bag as you've desperately tried to squeeze the air out of it.<p>So when we …

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These Cauliflower, Bacon, And Cheese Fritters Are the Low-Carb Snack Your Next Party Needs

Need to make a quick, healthy, and delicious snack for your next girls night in? Then we've got just the thing for you — and don't worry, it's much …

Recipes

The One Anti-Inflammatory Carb You Should Eat Right After You Wake Up For A Better Day

Don’t skip out on carbohydrates — especially if you suffer from inflammation. Instead, choose carbs that are better for you and have higher …

Nutrition

30 Cheap Kitchen Cabinet Add-Ons You Can DIY

These inexpensive, easy-to-build cabinet projects will help you take advantage of every nook and cranny of your kitchen storage space.<p>Vertical …

Woodworking

Kitchen Smarts: How to Make Hard-Cooked Eggs So Easy to Peel That the Shells Practically Fall Off

An ingenious method for perfectly cooked, perfectly peelable hard-cooked eggs.<p>With their shells still on, hard-cooked eggs promise tender whites and …

Eggs

7 Things You Should Do When Building Your Deck

Want to avoid deck decay and enjoy your outdoor space for the rest of your days? If you use these deck building tricks during the initial build, …

Home Improvement

How to Lose Your Thigh Fat With Jillian Michaels

Fitness trainer Jillian Michaels, best known for her 30 Day Shred workouts and her work on TV shows such as “The Biggest Loser” and “Losing it with …

Fitness

These Vanilla Cupcakes Are Made With Cauliflower—and You’d Never Know It

Even the chocolate-date frosting is healthy!<p>When Mandy Sacher's daughter refused to eat cauliflower, she asked, "If you could choose one way to eat …

Dessert

New to Strength Training? This Trainer's Beginner Workout Will Get You Stronger and Leaner

Deciding what to do at the gym when you're a newbie can be stressful and overwhelming. It seems like everyone else knows what they're doing while you're still at square one. First of all, don't sweat it! We've all been in the beginner's seat before, including the experts you know and love (yep, …

Workouts

Compound Interest and Compounding Growth: A Comprehensive Guide

The miracle of compounding can turn a mere $1,000 into millions of dollars -- or it can just strengthen your savings account via compound …

Investing

This $7 Amazon Purchase Will Save Your Microwave From Food Splatter Forever

Let’s face it: Nobody looks forward to cleaning their microwave. Especially the inside. It can be hard to reach all the corners, and food doesn’t …

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No Lie: These Vitamins Will Make Your Metabolism Skyrocket

Did your parents always remind you to eat your vegetables and take your vitamins? As always, their advice was right (were they ever wrong?). Eating a …

Wellness

11 Simple but Brilliant Life Hacks to Make Your Home Sparkle

3. How to remove limescale from a toilet bowl<p>Use a mixture of mustard powder and equal parts citric acid and cornstarch to make a toilet bowl shine …

Cleaning

Buy These 8 Things Today to Save More Money Tomorrow

If you are on a tight budget or simply looking to save more money, than this post is for you! Read on to learn the 8 things you can buy today that …

Personal Finance

This Simple Hack for Removing Those Pesky Strands Will Change How You Shuck Corn

It’s a struggle familiar to anybody who has ever shucked a raw ear of corn. Those pesky blond stands of silk that are nearly impossible to pry from …

Corn