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The best guacamole

This wonderful guacamole recipe comes from Thomasina Miers, the founder of Wahaca. Chunky, gently spicy and the perfect thing for slathering onto nachos or in tortillas. Don’t leave out the salt, which is an important balance to the rich avocado.<p>SERVES<p>4-6 people<p>INGREDIENTS<p>½ red onion, very finely …

Understanding Your Metabolism

Weight loss and weight gain are not so narrowly divided, however; it’s not as much a balancing act as you may believe.<p>378<p>SHARES<p><i>The following article</i> …

Warren Buffett's Surprising Secret for Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Contrary to what many people think, the key to success is not toiling away at a 9-to-5 job from which you take no pleasure. Take it from Warren Buffett himself: "The secret to reliable, sustainable success does not come from forcing yourself to do something you don't love. In fact, true achievement …

Happiness

5 Habits of Exceptionally Emotionally Intelligent People | Inc.com

There's been quite a bit of talk surrounding the topic of emotional intelligence, or EQ. What is emotional intelligence? What's different about people who have it from those who don't?<p>According to <i>Psychology Today</i>, EQ is comprised of three things: the ability to accurately identify your emotions and …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Order Wine at a Restaurant: Avoid Embarrassment, Save Money, and Pick Something Divine

<b>SHOOTING DARTS IN THE DARK</b><p>For many of us, ordering wine in a restaurant is like shooting darts with our eyes closed. We set the bar quite low for ourselves when it comes to defining success, and often we're content just to hit the board. We may aim for a delicious wine (and strive not to embarrass …

Wine

Prince Died Without a Will. Here's What Happens Now

This is why you should NEVER die without a will.<p>When a prince dies, there are very strict rules that dictate what happens to his fortune, set in …

Family

Almond and coconut pancakes with spiced plums recipe

These protein-rich pancakes are a great option if you eating gluten-free<p>These <b>pancakes</b> can be cooked by the dozen and frozen successfully. Almond and coconut flours provide a grain-free alternative, as per the principles of the <b>Gut Gastronomy Plan</b>, as well as minerals and vitamins for boosting …

5 Healthy Items You Need to Keep in Your Kitchen

<i>By Jenna Rennert for Vogue.</i><p>Photo: Grant Cornett<p>We've all been there: It's late at night and you're standing barefoot in the kitchen, ravenously searching for something to eat. How to plan in advance to avoid having to resort to that calorie-filled tub of salted caramel ice cream? We spoke to New …

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, April 26

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, April</i> …

Shopping

Gabrielle Bernstein's simple mantra to change your day - TODAY.com

<i>Gabrielle Bernstein is a meditation teacher, life coach and spiritual leader. She's one of Oprah Winfrey's "Next Generation Thought Leaders" and the author of "Miracles Now" and "Spirit Junkie." As part of TODAY's new series "One Small Thing," Bernstein shares her tip for #MindfulMonday with A.</i> …

Meditation

Easy fish pie

Although this doesn’t have a dairy-based white sauce like a traditional fish pie, it retains many of the same comforting qualities and is a lot easier to make. If you are not allergic, add a little grated cheese to the mixture and on top before grilling.<p>SERVES<p>a family of 4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>¼ small onion, …

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Tip: Eat "Gross" Organ Meats

Wild predators eat these juicy bits first, and so should you. Well, at least occasionally. Here's why.<p>For those who grew up eating traditional …

23-ish Other Ways to *Instantly* Ripen an Avocado

Ripe avocados—in all their creamy, dreamy, unabashedly green glory—are one of life's many small pleasures; we, like everyone else, love to eat them. We also love kitchen "hacks"—those good ideas that somehow transcend the implication of "good ideas"—as much as the next cook. (Well, as long as they …

Crime, social climbing, shotgun weddings: meet the Shakespeares

A pregnant bride, a father who lived in fear of arrest, a son-in-law charged with ‘carnal copulation’: Shakespeare’s own family was just as wild and wicked as his creations. Illustration: Matthew Richardson<p>by Simon Callow<p>Shakespeare’s inclusiveness, the overwhelming sense in the plays that all …

Literature

Ten ways in which Shakespeare changed the world

This week marks 400 years since the death of our national poet. And yet his characters, the worlds he created, the thoughts he expressed – some raw, fashioned in fire, some exquisite and turned in silk – are for all people and all time<p>Back in 2012, the British Library displayed a rare book that …

Literature

Is your NutriBullet making you fat?

I feel we’ve reached peak smoothie. You can’t even look at Instagram now without seeing a healthyite with a home-made superfood concoction in one hand, yoga mat or boxing gloves in the other.<p>At increasing numbers of exercise classes, there’s now the option of a post-workout shake to greet you at …

Jane Eyre by Sarah Waters, Margaret Drabble, Jeanette Winterson and others

‘The shock and thrill of discovering this book, aged 13, continues to run in my veins’ … On the bicentenary of Charlotte Brontë’s birth, writers and artists reflect on her greatest creation<p><b>Sarah Waters</b><p>I first read <i>Jane Eyre</i> as a teenager, but have returned to it many times since; it is one of those …

Literature

High protein 'man' foods that aren't steak

If you're a "Man's Man" you probably like steak – thick, juicy, and full of flavor. And while steak is an excellent source of protein – about 40 grams of protein in a 5-ounce serving -- there are other sources of protein that will also put hair on your chest, so to speak. Whether you're on the go, …

Nutrition

Fiber-Rich Pulses to Try Now (Plus Recipes!)

Shutterstock<p>It's the Year of the Pulses<p>Trend reports are calling 2016 the "Year of the Pulses," and the new 2015-2020 U.S. Dietary Guidelines suggest …

Feed your family for just £20 a week - at Waitrose and M&S! Impossible? Not if you follow middle class mum Kelly's tips for swooping on food as it's discounted for going out of date

• <b>Mother-of-two Kelly Eroglu is a 'ninja' when it comes to discount shopping</b>• <b><br>She shops at Waitrose and M&S when they reduce their produce</b>• <b><br>High-risk</b> …

Beyond Oatmeal: Everything You Can Do With Oats

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>For years, I always kept a container of oats around the house, tucked into the back of my pantry for chilly-morning breakfasts and the occasional batch of cookies. But more often than not, I'd wind up tossing the …

Breakfast

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight | Women's Health

Related: 50 Ways Greek Yogurt Can Help You Lose Weight<p>“Cauliflower is amazing because it works with almost every diet out there—vegan, gluten-free, low-carb, Paleo—and it’s flavor neutral, so it absorbs the taste of whatever you pair it with,” says Kara Lydon, R.D.<p>Stock up on the fresh stuff (or …

7 Irresistible Recipes for Protein and Energy Balls

Eating Bird Food<p>Superfood Energy Balls<p>It takes just 10 minutes, start to finish, to prepare a batch of Eating Bird Food's ridiculously nutritious …

5 Habits to Steal From Warren Buffett

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>When the Oracle of Omaha talks, people make pilgrimages. In fact, thousands of Berkshire Hathaway …

Investing

8 High-Quality Protein Foods to Add to Your Diet

When it comes to reaching your daily macros (macronutrients) it’s important to identify high protein foods that are clean, healthy and high in …

Nutrition

How to cook the perfect stir fry

There are certain cooking techniques that don’t come as second nature if you haven’t grown up with them.<p>I didn’t even taste Chinese food until I was 20, so stir-frying is not in my blood. But when I ate a dish of stir-fried greens cooked by food writer Kay Plunkett-Hogge that was so delicious I …

Stuffed butternut squash with tomatoes and feta

<b>SERVES</b> <br>4<p><b>TOTAL TIME</b> <br>15 minutes<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 small butternut squash, 700g (1lb 9oz) each, halved and seeded<br>• 2 red peppers, halved and seeded<br>• 3 tbsp olive oil<br>• 75g (3¾oz) quinoa<br>• 1 red onion, finely chopped<br>• 1 green chilli, seeded and finely chopped<br>• 300g (10½oz) tomatoes, peeled and chopped<br>• 2 garlic cloves, …

Do as the Romans do: the secrets behind Italian cooking

When Rachel Roddy moved from east London to Rome, her life changed for the better – and so did her diet. Here she shares tips and recipes from her first book, Five Quarters<p>The quarter of <b>Rome</b> that I call home, Testaccio, is shaped like a large wedge of cheese. Although it is in the heart of the …

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