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Is There Any Better Breakfast Than a Taco?

<i>We’ve partnered with the farm families who own Cabot to showcase one of our favorite ways to use Cheddar cheese—in a breakfast taco!</i><p>As far as fast, easy, and so-good-you'll-get-out-of-bed-for-it morning meals go, it's pretty hard to beat a breakfast taco. Any kind of taco is fine by me, but there's …

How Much Protein Do You Need to Be Healthy?

Smoothies, shakes, supplements: There's no shortage of products that come with promises to boost your protein intake. But do you really need that …

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

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, …

7 High-Protein, Make-Ahead Breakfasts You Should Eat This Week

I love food. I also spend a lot of time researching and writing about nutrition. Which makes sense, because I'm a food editor and healthy recipe …

Breakfast

Overnight Oats 4 Ways | Recipes

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Personalization

6 Snacks You Can Make with Canned Biscuit Dough

What do you do with a can of biscuit dough and a free afternoon? Instead of baking a tray of biscuits (which wouldn't suck), think bigger and better. …

12 Ways to Take Brownies Where They've Never Been Before

Where do your brownie loyalties lie? Are you Team Fudgy, Team Cakey, or Team In-Between-y?<p>I'm a fudgy-as-a-truffle gal myself (Alice Medrich's Best Cocoa Brownies are my old faithful, preferably straight from the freezer)—but today, we're not here to discuss <i>that</i> age-old question.<p>Instead, <b>we're here</b> …

Best Cookie Recipes

Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies<p>Giada gives these chocolate chippers sweet, textural crunch with her additions of old-fashioned oats, toasted …

11 Recipes We Actually Tried And Loved This Month

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.

Spicy Mango Chicken Wings

It's sweet and spicy in every bite.<p>Servings: 2<p>½ cup flour<p>½ teaspoon chili powder<p>½ teaspoon garlic powder<p>½ teaspoon pepper<p>½ teaspoon salt<p>1 pound chicken wings<p>1 mango<p>3 habanero peppers, optional seeded or unseeded<p>2 garlic cloves<p>½ teaspoon paprika<p>¼ cup apple cider vinegar<p>2 tablespoons lime juice<p>¼ cup …

21 (Not-Boring) Chicken Breast Recipes Made for Meal Prep

There are a lot of benefits to prepping chicken meals for the week on Sunday. For one thing, you’re not dealing with raw meat more than once. Plus, …

Cooking

Rich People Who Are Horrible With Money Can Teach Us a Thing or Two

Last week, personal finance site Financial Samurai posted a blog that went viral: Scraping By On $500,000 A Year: Why It’s So Hard For High Income …

I save half my income, and it's not because I'm frugal

Here's a <i>(brutally honest)</i> look at exactly how I've managed to hit my savings goal over the past few months - because I've been consistently hitting it every month since October.<p>Well, OK, not in January, because January was bananas, but even then I hit a 48.5% savings rate, which is not what I'd …

Personal Finance

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever

Some of the most important skills in life are not taught in school. Here are 9 you won't want to miss out on.<p>The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your …

Why Alibaba = Google + Facebook + Amazon — Alizila

Open this story in Apple News.<p>For the best reading experience, open this story on a device with Apple News. It may also be available on the …

8 Personal Finance Bloggers You Should Know

Find a blogger or group of bloggers you connect with, and the path to financial success will become much clearer.<p>When the tech bubble burst around …

Personal Finance

Finance geek, aged 22: my money advice for other millennials

My generation tend to save with three end goals in mind: a house, a physical object or an experience, and each of these have different time horizons. Typically, buying a house is the ultimate long-term goal with items and experiences being short-term goals.<p>The consensus from my generation seems to …

The one number you should know before buying a house

Buying a house is a big deal. If anyone else tells you otherwise make sure to ignore them. When I bought my first house when I was only 27 years old. I think I was still in shock a bank would loan me over $150,000. Five years prior I was a college graduate with zero vision, $3,000 net worth and no …

Real Estate

5 Things to Invest in to Become Successful | Investopedia

There are so many ways to invest our time, energy and money. But in what ways do successful people invest?<p>1. Invest in Learning<p>There are so many ways …

4 Investment Decisions You Have To Get Right

Investing is easy. Anyone with a few hundred bucks and a broadband connection can do it. Just go to www.[etrade, schwab, fidelity, scottrade, etc.], …

Why You Should Photograph Your Loved Ones

Dear friend,<p>There is nobody more important to photograph than our loved ones.<p>1. Why travel to photograph?<p>Why is it that we always try to photograph …

Six green designs powered by algae

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>It's easy to underestimate the awesome superpowers of the tiny plants we all know as algae. The photosynthetic organisms are minuscule powerhouses capable of generating light and energy while scrubbing greenhouse gas emissions from the air. Many types of algae are also edible, …

Blades of glory: the 10 knives every cook needs

Many chefs will tell you that you should be able to do everything with “one good knife”, by which they usually mean a standard, eight-inch chef’s knife, based on the time-honoured French pattern. Today, the professional’s knife is more likely to have been made in Germany than France, with Wüsthof …

Readers’ recipe swap: Cinnamon | Dale Berning-Sawa

This heady spice usually wants to be the star of the show, but your recipes for pork bely, orange curd and apple cake show the subtle side to cinnamon<p>Cinnamon is such a beauty of a spice that you don’t usually think of it taking a backseat in a dish: you want it up front – the swirl in your pastry, …

12 Whole-Food Swaps Under $10 That Make Clean Eating Easier Than You'd Expect

Eating better isn’t about cutting out entire food groups, eating low-fat everything, or guzzling juices or shakes. Deprivation diets are no way to …

Learn to Code iOS 8 Apps with This Comprehensive Course for Only $89

Some of the biggest tech news of last year was Apple’s new Swift programming language. If you’d like to get to grips with iOS 8 development and this new way of creating apps, we’ve got just the course for you.<p>The course is suitable for beginners and includes 350 videos and 36.5 hours of content to …

14 Useful Podcasts for Photographers

A podcast could be the best way to learn something new. Curious as to why I’m saying that?<p>Because the length of podcasts are usually pretty short …

Podcasting

Breathtaking Photos of the Night Sky Capture the Beauty of the Cosmos

Finnish photographer Mikko Lagerstedt captures breathtakingly beautiful photos of the night sky shining over magnificent landscapes. Dazzling stars, glimpses of the Milky Way, and otherworldly auroras can be seen with startling clarity in his gorgeous images. Each shot is an extraordinary …

Photography

Top 10 Things You Must Do in Amsterdam

You know how you have that long list of the top places you want to travel? Well, Amsterdam was never on my list and now I'm kicking myself wondering why it wasn't! I still haven't figured out why, but I sure am glad our paths crossed because I am now in love with it. Love may not be strong enough …

European Travel