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Sorry, Hot Dogs: These Grilled Carrots With Avocado Are My Perfect Summer Food

Hunks of avocado and fresh mint? I'm in love.<p>Each summer, I divide food into two categories: picnic food and everything else. If I can’t eat it outdoors, surrounded by friends with an Aperol spritz in hand, I’m not interested.<p>These grilled carrots with avocado are the epitome of picnic food: fresh …

Recipes

30 Easy and Delicious Summer Lunch Ideas — Bring on the Pasta Salad and Avocado Dressing

In need of a little summertime lunch inspiration? When you're not hanging outside or filling your plate at family BBQs, you'll want to reach for one of these tasty recipes perfect for the warm-weather months. We're all guilty of resorting to sad desk lunches that don't involve much more than …

Healthy Eating

Our Very Best Gluten-Free Desserts to Satisfy Any Craving

If you follow a gluten-free diet, dessert might seem like a struggle sometimes. But eating gluten-free doesn't mean you don't have any options. In …

Dessert

6 Things Successful People do Before 9 a.m.

Doing something useful when you feel least like doing anything almost guarantees a productive day.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do successful people do differently? For one thing, they typically wake up very early. Long before they hit the office, …

Time Management

The Only Slaw Recipe You'll Need This Summer

If you want a potluck dish that's a total crowd-pleaser, and is as cheap as it is easy to pull off, there is no better choice than a really great, …

Flavors

This Is the Best Park in Every U.S. State

And how much it costs to visit.<p>This summer, get yourself, your family, or even your pet outdoors and explore the hidden natural wonders in your own …

National Parks

'Introvert Hangovers' Are a Thing. Here's The Best Way to Deal With Them

Please don't talk to me today.<p>If you identify as more of an introvert than an extrovert, you'll know that means you are more energised by spending …

5 Quick & Easy Spring Dinners to Keep Your Week on Track

Some weeks, meal planning is the only defense we have against eating out or hitting a drive-thru every single night. When our schedules are super …

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Work These 20 Dinners Into Your Meal Plan ASAP

Need a little help with next week's meal plan? Not only do we have some fresh and truly delicious dinner inspiration, but these are also the meals …

Make This One-Pot Cashew Chicken & Rice Tonight

Cashew chicken is a popular Chinese takeout order, but why call for delivery when you can make your own cashew chicken so easily at home? This recipe …

The 25 best places to travel in the US this year, according to TripAdvisor reviews

Travel site TripAdvisor recently announced the winners of its annual Travelers' Choice Awards, honoring the travel destinations that are at the top of everybody's must-see list.<p>We've already taken a look at the best international cities to travel to this year, so it's time to see which American …

Los Angeles

This Is the Most Popular Sweet Potato Recipe on Pinterest

It was sometime last year that I became deeply enamored of sweet potatoes. I don't do anything particularly special with them or anything — I simply …

RANKED: The 19 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe

Eastern Europe offers some of the cheapest holiday destinations on the continent, according to the 10th annual City Costs Barometer from Post Office Travel Money— and they're also pretty stunning.<p>Using price estimates from National and Regional Tourist Offices and average accommodation costs from …

10 Pastas That Are More Veggies than Noodles

My mantra for pasta has always been that it can be a wholesome, well-balanced meal if you make it that way. I hate that the carb gets such a bad rap …

7 Steps to Peak Performance in Business and in Life

Believe it, you really do reap what you sow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs are high performers, but let’s face it, performance just isn’t enough. Our competitors are high performers too. And many times, they have more resources at their disposal. To …

This is what your smartphone is doing to your brain — and it isn't good

All day long, we're inundated by interruptions and alerts from our devices. Smartphones buzz to wake us up, emails stream into our inboxes, notifications from coworkers and far away friends bubble up on our screens, and "assistants" chime in with their own soulless voices.<p>Such interruptions seem …

Social Media

7 Habits That Will Make You a More Fun Person to Be Around

Try out these tips to become the life of any party.<p><i>How can I learn to be more fun? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of ceolifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p><b>Go on life</b> …

Yes, You Can Drink on Keto — Here's What You Need to Know

Okay, first: Vodka, whiskey, tequila, and other clear spirits have zero carbs. Wine has about two grams of carbs per glass, and Champagne has one …

This Stuffed Cabbage Soup Is Comfort in a Bowl

Stuffed cabbage is a comfort-food classic, but it's also a relatively time-intensive dish to make. When you don't have all afternoon to assemble the …

Inside ME Sitges Terramar, Catalonia's chicest new beach hotel

A new luxury lifestyle hotel has just opened in the vibrant coastal town of Sitges, near Barcelona. ME Sitges Terramar is the first property by Meliá International Hotels to debut on the Catalan coast and is set to emulate the success of sister properties in popular locations such as Ibiza and …

Eat This to Build Muscle

When it comes to building muscle, what you put into your body is just as important as the time you spend in the gym. Muscles are made from protein, so they need more of it to grow, says Gabbi Berkow, a New York City–based dietitian, exercise physiologist, and certified personal trainer. This …

Nutrition

21 Genius Uses for Trader Joe’s ‘Everything But the Bagel’ Seasoning

Are you as obsessed with Trader Joe’s “Everything But the Bagel” ($2) seasoning as I am? It’s a magical combination of salt, garlic, onion, poppy seeds, and two kinds of sesame seeds, and when it hit shelves earlier this year people went nuts for the stuff. I mean, how could you not?! As a kid, I’d …

Breakfast

17 Slow-Cooker Game Day Recipes So You Can Keep Your Eyes Glued to the TV

Cooking

4 of Imbibe Magazine’s Best Pitcher Cocktails for Hands-Off Bartending

Throwing a party? Between the food, drinks, and decor, dinner party prep can be overwhelming. When it comes to the big night, you want to be able to enjoy spending time with your guests rather than racing back and forth to the kitchen or stuck behind the bar. For seamless entertaining, turn to …

Cocktails

What Are Antioxidants And Are They All They're Hyped Up to Be?

There is no magic pill.<p>Antioxidants seem to be everywhere; in superfoods and skincare, even chocolate and red wine. Products that contain …

The 6 best watches ever worn by James Bond

So says Ian Fleming in his debut 007 novel, "Casino Royale." But James Bond has never been one to follow rules (especially when there's a lucrative endorsement deal to be had), and over the past 56 years his weapon-grade wrist has played host to some of the most iconic and eclectic tickers in …

This Sweet & Spicy Cauliflower Is Everything Your Life Needs

Although cauliflower is being served up 100 different ways than how I personally grew up eating it (plain and steamed or raw with a dip), I still …

20 Make-Ahead Lunches to Get You Through the Work Week

The key to avoiding another sad desk lunch at the office is simple: Embrace make-ahead recipes. Find a smart recipe that you can make in bulk and …

The Vitamins Every Athlete Actually Needs

While most people pay attention to their macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, and fat), they often forget about watching theirmicronutrients—the vitamins and minerals in foods. “Micronutrients are key to supporting energy metabolism, oxygen transfer and delivery, and tissue repair,” says Marni …

Nutrition