Sonja Scully

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Meera Sodha’s recipe for mouth-numbing noodles with chilli oil and red cabbage | Vegan

Once you’ve fallen for the unique lip-tingling qualities of Sichuan peppercorns, you’ll find it hard not to add them to all sorts<p>We need to talk about heat – the kind that comes from fresh chillies and peppercorns, and also from ginger, horseradish or too much garlic. Each plays a different, …

Spices

10 places in the US where young people are happy, rents are affordable, and jobs are plentiful

Despite stabilizing rent prices in popular coastal markets like New York City, Boston, and San Francisco, these places remain unaffordable for the average millennial.<p>Cities in the Midwest and South, however, offer affordable housing, stable and well-paying jobs, and a good quality of life.<p>That's …

15 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now

Deploying $1,000 in any of these ways (or several of them!) can make a meaningful difference in your life -- financially or otherwise.<p>A thousand …

Retirement

The Top 3 Personality Traits of Wildly Successful People

Predict your future success today.<p>Throughout my work helping A-list actors, musicians, entrepreneurs, politicians, world leaders to launch their careers and effect maximum change in their audiences, I've witnessed many clients crash and burn as a result of self-destructive and self-sabotaging …

personaldevelopment

'Sleep should be prescribed': what those late nights out could be costing you

Leading neuroscientist Matthew Walker on why sleep deprivation is increasing our risk of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimer’s – and what you can do about it<p>Matthew Walker has learned to dread the question “What do you do?” At parties, it signals the end of his evening; thereafter, his new …

Sleep

15 Vegetarian Dinner Ideas That Make a Complete Protein

It’s no secret that the one concern with eating a plant-based diet is the lack of protein. While there are some amazing sources through soybeans, quinoa, and pulses, quite often there aren’t enough amino acids in the food to consider it a complete protein like animal products such as meat, dairy, …

This 17-Second Rule Will Make You More Productive (and Happy)

You can rewire your brain to improve mindset, increase happiness and success, and stay focused on your goals.<p>Everyone experiences stretches of life, whether a few days or many years, when the down moments are more frequent than the good. These periods of time can rob you of your passion, energy, …

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Diversified portfolio: 5 ways to invest in real estate

If you’ve ever had a landlord, you probably don’t dream of being one: Fielding calls about oversize bugs and overflowing toilets doesn’t seem like the most glamorous job.<p>But done right, real estate investment can be lucrative, if not flashy. It can help diversify your existing investment portfolio …

Making brown rice? Don't follow the instructions on the box

When I was a kid, brown rice felt like punishment. Like the ever-increasing amount of whole wheat flour that would appear in my mom’s pancakes and waffles, brown rice with dinner felt like we had done something really wrong.<p>My mom would always scorch it, informing us that, in other parts of the …

Fried and Scrambled Eggs: How to Get ‘Em Right Every Time

When it comes to cooking eggs, most of us have our own routines down. Since eggs are often the foundation of quick meals, it’s easy to keep preparing them the same ways every time—but it never hurts to revisit the basics. Take, for example, frying and scrambling. Do you baste your sunny-side-up …

This Is Exactly What to Eat in 24 Hours to Get (and Stay) in Shape

There are few things more empowering than feeling confident and comfortable in your own skin. And for better or for worse, summertime (and all of the …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Basics of Mexican cooking: 3 important utensils

Got the hots for Mexican food? Of course! What respectable San Diegan wouldn’t? You likely have your favorite taco joints like Las Cuatro Milpas or …

Recipes

10 of My Favorite Meals to Bring to a Friend in Need

Recently I've had quite a few friends who are going through tough times. Whether it's a joyful transition, like a new baby; or a rough patch, like …

These 17 Chicken Dinners Are Equal Parts Fast and Fancy

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

10 High-Protein Lunches With No Meat

Whether you're a full-time vegetarian, or just looking to add a few meatless meals to your routine, it's important to remember that skipping meat …

Healthy Eating

The 15 Most-Pinned Healthy Dinner Recipes on Pinterest

When I'm strapped for new and exciting recipes, Pinterest is the first place I look for inspiration (pinspiration?).<p>Pinterest is especially helpful …

Cooking

10 Mental Tricks That Will Make You a Badass at Money

Jen Sincero, author of You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth, shares 10 tricks to make you a money badass.<p>Money is one of …

Motivation

This Small Country Is Now Officially the World’s Safest Place to Travel

We know that you didn’t need another reason to plan a trip to Finland. For starters, the Nordic nation is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its independence this year. And thanks to the fact that it was named the fifth happiest country in the world (perhaps because the Finns highly value …

9 Rules for the Best Homemade Pizza OF YOUR LIFE

The mastermind behind Pizzeria Beddia lets us in on his homemade pizza guidelines.<p>I didn’t start out as some formally trained chef guy. I brewed beer for a living until I was almost 30. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? While I was working at a brewery outside Mito in Japan, I happened to eat the …

Thai Lettuce Wraps

For the chicken and marinade: Mix the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, grated ginger, Sriracha, rice wine vinegar and grated garlic in a large bowl or …

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This Doctor Specializes in Gut Health—Here's What He Eats in a Day

If you keep up with the health and wellness world, you've likely noticed the fixation on gut health and inflammation. In short, gut health is about …

Chocolate Raspberry Beet Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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4 Foods That Are Making Your Memory Worse

The old adage "food for thought" should be taken literally: The foods you eat greatly affect the inner workings of your mind. Similarly, eating …

5 Crazy-Easy Healthy Vegan Recipes Even Carnivores Will Devour

>Chances are you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to be healthier in some way, shape, or form (props to you). Whether it’s all about eating breakfast …

Depression Strikes Today's Teen Girls Especially Hard

It's tough to be a teenager. Hormones kick in, peer pressures escalate and academic expectations loom large. Kids become more aware of their environment in the teen years — down the block and online. The whole mix of changes can increase stress, anxiety and the risk of depression among all teens, …

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The Unexpected $5 Product Kourtney Kardashian Swears By for Shiny Hair

<b>Now find out what happens when you eat like Kim Kardashian West for a week.</b>

How to lose weight – 11 easy changes to make to your diet today

Don’t be fooled by all the healthy eating white noise out there, your weight, energy, skin, mood and hormone health are all influenced by your blood …

Meghan Markle Reportedly Gave Kate Middleton a Dream Journal

This is how you make an impression.<p>Meeting your significant other’s family is hard. You want to impress them, so you bring a gift. A bottle of wine, maybe. A book of <i>New York Times</i> crosswords, because your boyfriend mentioned in passing that his dad feels really accomplished when he finishes the …