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31 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted by a number of pediatricians shows for …

30 years of research prove couples with children really do have worse marriages

Lots of women look forward to motherhood—getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter. All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it’s good that so many mothers treasure that bond with …

21 Cauliflower Recipes For Anyone Trying To Eat Fewer Carbs

Cauliflower pizza was just the beginning.

Healthy Eating

New fruit tops 'Dirty Dozen' list of produce

After five years of topping the list, apples have officially been dethroned as the Environmental Working Group's most pesticide-loaded produce, and there's a new fruit that tops the organization's "Dirty Dozen" list: the strawberry.<p>According to the EWG's 2016 list, which uses data from the U.S. …

Beauty basics: How to apply concealer flawlessly

Concealer is a staple part of most women’s make-up bags. Efficient at covering blemishes and hiding dark circles it’s the tiny little pot or pen that can make a huge difference to your look. It’s such a crucial part of our make-up regimes but knowing when, how and where to apply it, isn’t all that …

5 Creative Alternatives to Hotels While Traveling

Calling all wanderers, free spirits and boho babes: The open road is beckoning, and adventure is the only true destination. Maybe it’s just summer excitement and #vanlife that’s got us obsessively looking at Instagram vacays, but these overnight travel options have got us breaking all of our …

Productivity

15+ Best Travel Websites for Budget Travellers

<b>Beware!</b> Traveling on almost no budget is highly addictive! Once you try out that gathering the most unforgettable memories of your life can cost very …

16 Healthy, Homemade Protein Bar Recipes

Check the packaging of many protein bars and you'll find a list of ingredients that looks like it belongs in a science experiment. Save the extra …

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Pulses: The Hottest New Healthy Food Trend You *Need* to Try

By now you may have heard of one of the newest healthy food trends of 2016: pulses. Pulses are part of the legume family, and include dried peas, beans, lentils and chickpeas. You already know these foods are incredibly versatile — there are <i>tons</i> of healthy bean dessert recipes out there, and hummus …

Healthy Eating

Healthy Desserts Shockingly High in Protein

The Glowing Fridge<p>Healthy Vegan Cookie Dough<p>You'll never guess that one serving of this healthy cookie dough is packed with 11 grams of protein—and …

21 Healthy Meals (and Desserts) You Can Make in a Mug

The microwave gets a bad rap these days, but when you’re running late or only have 10 minutes between errands, tossing a few ingredients in a mug for …

5 Amazing, Health-Conscious Granola Bowls

Old-fashioned oats 2.0<p>You don’t have to wear Birkenstocks to chow down on homemade granola. So keep that dollar you were about to feed the office vending machine for your travel jar, and stash a container of your very own granola in your desk drawer for a midday energy revival instead. Yes, create …

16 Cold Noodle Recipes to Eat on Warm Days

Rising temperatures directly correlate to your rising lack of patience in the kitchen. It’s science (maybe)! But before you know it, those long summer months when it’s too hot to even think about stirring up a one-pot vegan sriracha chili will be here — and then what will you eat? Don’t let …

Healthy Eating

Editor Road Test: Natural Deodorants That Really Work!

While highlighters and fragrances get all the glory, nothing’s more essential to your beauty routine than a good deodorant, right? And it seems that …

20 Grilled Skewer Recipes to Get You Ready for Barbecue Season

It’s *finally* that time. We’re consistently feeling the sun on our skin, the stores are full of brightly colored fashions and the neighbors are already grilling. Ready to jump on the outdoor-cooking bandwagon? There’s no better grill-ready meal than kabob recipes full of your favorite meats and …

Cooking

Easy Appetizers to Make for Your Oscars Party

The evites have gone out, the movie ballots printed and the champagne chilled for you and your fave pals to gather and watch the star-studded Academy Awards (Oscars, for short). You’re all set with fab DIY Oscars decor, you have your red carpet-worthy dress picked out and there will even be some …

Blue Cheese

Vegan Meal Plan: A Week of Delicious Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>When Kenji launched this year's Vegan Experience, reader Double_J left a comment requesting a little help mapping out what a week of vegan eating looks like. Well, Double_J, your wish is our command. Below, you'll find …

Real Talk About How Much It Actually Costs To Travel The World

Everyone these days seem to be telling you to travel. Quit the grind. Meet people. Enrich your life. See the world. But no one ever likes to talk about money. They expect you to figure that bit out on your own.<p>Travel isn’t free and it’s not always easy, either. Sometimes it’s expensive and hard at …

Roasted Eggplant With Tahini, Pine Nuts, and Lentils Recipe

This dish of eggplant roasted until caramelized and tender, served over stewed lentils with an extraordinarily light and creamy tahini sauce and crunchy pine nuts, was dinner and lunch for more meals than I care to count a couple of weeks back. Not that I'm complaining: It's extremely good.<p>It's …

Baked Chickpeas with Toasted Walnuts, Rosemary, and Chili

How to make the curried chickpea salad from Joan's on Third

If you've been to Joan's on Third, the cafe and bakery by Joan McNamara — the original is unsurprisingly, on Third Street; a second cafe is in Studio City — chances are you've tried the curried chickpeas. Refereed to as simply Joan's by its regulars, the cafe is known for its many prepared salads …

Kale Smoothie: Try this Kale-Ginger Detox Smoothie

<i>Photos by Rikki Snyder</i><p>Hi there! I’m Julia from <b>The Roasted Root</b>, and this is my very first post on Oh My Veggies! I am thrilled to be joining …

Mojito-inspired spinach, avocado, lime and mint green smoothie

This energising mint, creamy avocado and zesty lime smoothie is the perfect refreshing drink to win over any green-smoothie sceptic. Invite your friends over, serve up a double or triple batch of this green monster, and toast to glowing energy and health. If you are feeling wild, add a splash of …

Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Blender Muffins

<i>Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Blender Muffins – gluten free, healthy, muffins that will get your day started right! Super quick and easy and the freezer</i> …

Gluten-Free

Dessert for Breakfast: Carrot Cake Oatmeal Bake, Brownie Batter Oatmeal

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8" X 8" baking pan with nonstick spray.<p>In a large bowl, combine oats, protein powder, sweetener, chia seeds, …

10 habits of chronically unhappy people

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define.<p>Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken hold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, like secondhand smoke.<p>The famous "Terman …

Fire Up Your Taste Buds With These 15 Hot and Spicy Global Recipes

It may be January and there’s cold winds and low temperatures but we’re feeling hot, hot, hot! That’s because January 16th is International Hot and …

Recipes

17 Make-Ahead Vegetarian Casserole Recipes to Enjoy on Meatless Mondays

If there’s a one-dish answer to all those #MeatlessMondays when you just don’t have enough time to cook after work, vegetarian casserole recipes are it. That’s right, no more dissatisfied Monday nights spent eating potato chips in bed because that stir-fry just didn’t cut it. Vegetarian casseroles …

Cooking