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Career Change Through Entrepreneurship: Pharmaceutical Executive Enters The Doughnut Business

It sounds like the set up to a joke (an accountant opens a doughnut shop…) but it’s actually a career change success story: Mark Prygocki went from Big Four accountant to President of a medical cosmetics company to franchisee owner of five Fractured Prune Doughnuts Arizona locations. After 21 years …

Entrepreneurship

Top Venture Investors Pick Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

We asked some of the more thoughtful and outspoken members of the 2015 Forbes Midas List for their recommendations of books they’d like to see their entrepreneurs reading (and they suggest you do make time to read). Fire these up on your e-readers now.<p><b>Chris Sacca</b><br>Lowercase Capital <i><br>Not Fade Away: A</i> …

Venture Capital

The Best Crispy Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe You've Ever Tasted

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Diabetes

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Shutterstock<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing …

6 Salad Ingredients That Help You Drop Pounds Faster

<b>Hemp Seeds</b><br>"These trendy seeds are a great source of satiating protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and fiber," says Kohn. Also, because they're slightly sweet, they satisfy your sweet tooth without added sugar. You can add a tablespoon to your salad for a reasonable 40 calories.<p><b>Avocado</b><br>Half an avocado (160 …

31 Healthy Meals You Can Make in 10 Minutes or Less

We know the facts: Preparing meals at home is good for your health and your wallet. But let’s face it, with minimal free time and other priorities …

Healthy Eating

Healthy Breakfast Recipes That Taste Like Dessert

Pie you can feel great about eating, plus more good-for-you, absurdly tasty morning dishes from chef and entertaining expert Sarah Ashley Schiear.<p>A …

Breakfast

Recipe for a Dosa of Deliciousness

This paper-thin Indian pancake is a canvas for all kinds of fiery and flavorful fillings. It's also easy to execute once you get the hang of it. Use this recipe, plus two more for peanut and coconut-herb chutneys<p>IN HINDSIGHT, I think the high point of my last office job was lunch, on my first day. …

Chutney

Quirky just announced seven new products, a micro-factory, custom sensor kits, and the death of the thermostat

Quirky, the New York City startup focused on crowdsourcing innovation, has also been working in partnership with GE to create a full-bodied ecosystem of connected devices and services for the smart home. Earlier this year, it spun out a whole new company, Wink, focused on building the app, hub, and …