Vanessa Pacheco

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55 Healthy Chicken Thigh Recipes That Are Affordable and Delicious

Skinless, boneless chicken thighs are meatier, quicker to cook, and surprisingly healthier than you might think. They're also budget friendly for …

Cooking

What Iranians Know About Breakfast That Americans Don't

The importance of breaking bread, for starters<p>Since his days on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump has been clear in his intent to …

Middle East

12 Self-Care Bowls to Try for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We get it. You’re busy, and you barely have time to scarf down a $12 sandwich (OK, $12 burger), let alone make a meal that nourishes your <i>soul</i> or …

Vegan

Everything you need to know about Asian egg rolls

Imagine if you ordered fried chicken at a restaurant, were so excited and confident you had ordered the right thing, could almost taste its …

Deep Frying

7 Summer Crockpot Recipes for When It's Just Too Hot to Turn on the Oven

Summer and cooking don't really go together—heat on heat, ugh. Well, unless you're barbecuing. Okay, so maybe I should say summer and <i>indoor</i> cooking …

Cooking

Eight Proven Steps To Write, Publish, Promote And Profit From A Book

Anyone can write a book, but almost nobody does. It’s hard.<p>If you choose to write a book — as well as publish, promote and profit from it — understand two things: First, it’s going to be a slog, so you’ll need to be mentally prepared. Second, most authors tend to throw the literary equivalent of …

Writing

Don't Buy This: You Don't Need Drano, Windex or Other Brand Name Cleaning Products

Making your own cleaners is cheap, easy, and better for the environment.<p>Cleaning your place is no fun, but even worse is knowing you're getting ripped off for the products you use to make the bathroom mirror sparkle and the kitchen sink shine. The average person drops around $500 on cleaning …

Nonprofits

The experience economy will be a ‘massive business,’ according to Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky

Chesky’s vision? To be a “global travel community.”<p>Most people think of Airbnb as a real estate rental business, but that’s wrong, says Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky.<p>“I think the key that makes Airbnb is the fact that we’re a community, not just a series of commodities,” said Chesky, speaking onstage at …

Tourism

Our 20 Most Wallet-Friendly Slow Cooker Recipes

Wanna soften the blow of rent week? Get out your slow cooker! As if we needed another reason to love this appliance, it's a great tool for keeping …

7 Vegetarian Meal-Prep Ideas with Just 10 Ingredients

Ever stumble across a meal-prep pic so gorgeous you contemplated new Pyrex? It may have originated from Nikki Sharp. The wellness expert and …

5 keto-friendly cookout staples to stock up on for Memorial Day Weekend

With picnics, cookouts, and beach weekends filling up your cal, summer is often a time when healthy habits take a vacation. It can be tricky to stick …

The Cost Of Stupid Meetings

Do you hate meetings? How many times have you sat in a meeting knowing this all could have been handled in an email, phone call or text? Having inefficient meetings is costly. They waste time that could have been spent focusing on high-value activities and moving the needle. Think about how much …

Time Management

These are the 10 most popular European holiday destinations this summer

And the cheapest times to travel there...<p>If you're one of those last-minute holiday planners who's still working out just where to go in Europe this …

Science Says This Is the Best Way to Motivate Other People to Change Their Behavior

You can't force people to change but you can influence them.<p>Whether you want an employee to participate more in meetings, or you want your spouse to pitch in more around the house, you can't force someone to change their behavior.<p>You can, however, have a strong influence over another individual. …

Banana Coconut Muffins

These moist, easy muffins rely on mashed bananas and flaked coconut for sublime texture and tropical leaning flavor.

3 facialists in a row told me to use baking soda on my skin—here’s why

Whenever you get a facial in the midst of a breakout, expect to get some very specific advice from your facialist. You should do <i>this</i>; you should stop …

These Meaty Mushroom Tacos Are What Dreams Are Made Of

Happy Taco Tuesday! Looking for a new recipe to switch things up tonight? Maybe something vegetarian if you're still riding the Meatless Monday high?

38 lessons that will help you write a good business email

I had to write emails every day for 4 years in a high-pressured sales environment. During that time I screwed up a lot. I let my emotions show in …

Productivity

Culinary SOS: Make the brûléed cast iron cornbread from Zynodoa in Staunton, Va.

Reader Nancy Halpern of Santa Monica and her husband were on an East Coast road trip last summer when they happened upon Zynodoa Restaurant in the old Southern town of Staunton, Va. "We enjoyed the most fabulous, unusually moist cornbread served in an iron pan with a caramelized glaze. It became …

Why cannabis is the buzziest ingredient in skin care

The beauty world has been sparking up lately: Cannabis is proliferating in beauty products, and it’s poised to take your skin-care routine to a <i>higher</i> …

Skin Care

The Most Beautiful Places to Go Camping in Colorado

When it comes to natural beauty and great outdoor destinations, few states can compare to Colorado. From the stunning vistas of Rocky Mountain …

The Only Items You Need in Your Pantry For Amazingly Easy, Healthy Meals

The secret to cooking healthy meals is stocking your kitchen (and empowering yourself) with the right healthy ingredients. That's why as part of …

Food

The Swimsuit Brands I Always Recommend to My Friends

One of the perks of my job is being the go-to in my friend group when it comes to style and brand recommendations. Whether it’s where to buy the …

This spicy turmeric lemonade is an Ayurvedic win for all 3 doshas

Even if you’re an Ayurveda pro, tailoring everything you eat and drink to sync with your dosha can be a bit tricky. Finding anything …

Top 10 affordable hotels, hostels and B&Bs in Amsterdam

Max Brown Canal District<p>This three-star hotel is actually a trio of listed buildings and is in a quiet, picturesque spot where the Herengracht and Brouwersgracht canals meet. The reception area, with its copper ceiling and wall covering made of open books, doubles as a cosy bar. Moored outside is …

Travel

73 Percent of Millennials are Willing to Spend More Money on This 1 Type of Product

It's not even close to avocado toast.<p>In 2015, Nielsen polled 30,000 consumers in 60 countries around the world. They wanted to know more about what influences how people feel about brands, and how those feelings impact buying behavior.<p>One overwhelming conclusion of the report? That across the …

String Bikinis Are Back, But They Aren't What You're Thinking

When it comes to swimwear, we’ve shared everything from the trend that’s already dominating this year to the brands I recommend to all my friends and …

Swimwear

16 Delicious Ways to Eat Beans Instead of Meat

Like mushrooms, beans make a great vegetarian substitute in dishes like burgers, sauces, tacos, and other traditionally meat-centric recipes. And …

23 Quick Keto Dinners So You Can Make a Low-Carb Meal in 30 Minutes or Less

After years—no, decades—of being rejected by health circles, fat has finally made its way off the banned foods list. And nowhere is its moment of …

Cooking

9 Meal Prep Ideas for the Week That Are Super Popular on Pinterest

The most delicious ways to avoid the Sunday scaries.<p>Who doesn't savor a lazy Sunday? Problem is, after you’ve brunched and binged on your latest …