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I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

How to Set Up and Optimize Your Wireless Router

If you want the best possible Wi-Fi performance in your home, follow these simple steps for setting up your router and wireless network the right way.<p>…

This Creamy Mushroom Chicken Is a One-Skillet Wonder

Want to end your Monday on a high note? Make this creamy balsamic mushroom chicken. It's a 30-minute, one-skillet meal with crispy bacon as a star …

Have Dinner in Paris with This Creamy Mustard Chicken Recipe

Skillet Creamy French Mustard Chicken<p>Serves 4<p>1 tablespoon olive oil <br>2 pounds bone-in chicken thighs<br>Kosher salt<br>Freshly ground black pepper <br>1/2 cup …

Recipes

6 High-Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science | Inc.com

Why do some people succeed more quickly than others, and maintain that success over the course of decades? And out of that extremely small subset of people, why do some of them seem miserable, while others live happy lives?<p>Success and happiness: <i>That's</i> the combination we all hope to achieve. But the …

Self-improvement

19 Lazy But Brilliant Recipes That Won't Let You Down

You don't need to spend hours in the kitchen to enjoy a great homemade meal.

10 Ways To Lower Estrogen Toxic Load | Poliquin Article

Helping your body eliminate estrogen safely can help you lose excess body fat and reduce cancer risk. Estrogen is a problem for men as well as women …

20 Of The Best-Selling Beauty Products From Amazon In 2016

Amazon is the go-to beauty resource for those who are just too damn busy to get to the store. It's a life-saver when you've just run out of your …

46 Ways To Make Wearing Clothes So Much Better

Deodorant is meant to be worn by you, not your black shirt.

Cut-the-cost ideas to beautify your gardens

If you're keen to create a gorgeous garden but don't want to commit to an extensive programme of gardening, upkeep and maintenance, we've got plenty …

Mexican Chicken Verde Quinoa Casserole Recipe

This cheesy Mexican quinoa casserole is a crowd pleaser! With 10 grams of fiber and 34 grams of protein per serving, it’s a stick to your ribs kind …

Cooking

This jewelry-cleaning trick is so easy, it'll blow your mind

It's that simple!<p>We all know that silver jewelry looks old and rusty over time, and the most common reason is unavoidable: air.<p>While you can shine silver manually, it takes muscle and time. It even removes some of the silver itself during the abrasive process of polishing, according to the …

21 Easy Ways To Make Your Makeup Last Longer

37 Popular Local Foods That Ship Nationwide

Take that road trip from your couch.

18 Sandwiches You Must Try If You Live In Los Angeles

Put down the kale and eat some bread, Los Angelenos.

The 29 Beauty Buys Every Blogger Actually Swears By

It might seem like every other week (or minute), the makeup-vlogging world is giving us yet another trend to obsess over, tool to try, or look to …

5 Perfect East Coast Weekend Escapes to Book Now

For many people, there’s often not enough time to pack in a weeklong summer vacation to some far-flung destination like Bora Bora. That doesn’t mean you can’t escape from the hectic realities of your everyday life. Get away this season with mini, weekend escapes to some of the East Coast’s most …

New England

What I Tell My Patients Who Want To Lose Belly Fat: A Hormone Expert Explains

<i>Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, best-selling author, and leading expert on hormones. Now, she's teaming up with mindbodygreen to share</i> …

A Foolproof Guide for Working With a Contractor

When we overhauled our space in Columbus Circle for #goopmrkt, Roman & Williams brought in Best & Co., one of the most organized and thoughtful …

17 Things Everyone Who Is Bad At Makeup Needs To Own

Because you will not rest until your cat eye is FLAWLESS.

Makeup

11 apps you should use every day

But it's easy to get overwhelmed with the sheer number of apps — there are more than a million apps in Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store.<p>So I broke out the most useful apps I use every day. You should probably use them, too.

Apps

13 Mouthwatering Thanksgiving Gravy Recipes

Thanksgiving is almost here, and with it comes the excitement — and sometimes anxiety — of creating the ultimate holiday dinner menu. You’ve been scouring the Internet for the perfect mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie and, of course, turkey recipes. While you’re planning, don’t forget the small stuff …

Cooking

Sensational Skinny Reuben Soup

Wait until you get a spoonful of this soup. All the flavors of a fabulous Reuben sandwich right in this really delicious bowl of soup!!! And, it's dairy free and bread free. To create the flavors of a Thousand Island dressing usually used on a Reuben, I added ketchup, mustard, pickle relish and a …

13 Amazing Recipes for Fall Produce

From carrots and cauliflower to sweet potatoes and squash, there are so many tasty fruits and vegetables this time of year -- and endless ways to prepare them.<p><b>1. Cauliflower Purée with Thyme</b><p>This cauliflower purée is creamy and comforting, and it just happens to taste remarkably like mashed …

Fats, Carbs, and What Jane Brody Meant to Say

Jane Brody published a very sensible reality check about diet in yesterday"s New York Times. That it proved sensible was all but inevitable, as her column was clearly much informed by an interview with the eminently sensible, and extremely knowledgeable Dr. Frank Hu of Harvard, late of the Dietary …

Never Make Bad Gravy Ever Again

Forget too thick, too thin, too lumpy, too greasy, too salty, or just bad gravy. Nobody needs that—especially not you.<p></head><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Riene Sullivan confesses to</i> …

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How to combat anxiety (hint: it’s not deep breathing)

A new study from the Harvard Business School suggests that the way many of us try to calm down (like deep breathing or meditation) may not be the most effective way to combat stress and anxiety. Dr. Ramani Durvasula joins TODAY to share some of tips that may surprise you.

12 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Warren Buffett | Inc.com

Despite all his success, Warren Buffett still manages to remain humble and approachable. Here are 12 lessons everyone can learn from the respected businessman.<p>1. Invest wisely.<p>Buffett chooses to invest in ideas, not the people behind them. He once famously said that he chooses companies that are so …

Investing

Tanya's Red-Blend Wine Picks Under $25

Summer is almost over and it's time for me to replace my refreshing whites with soothing reds; particularly, red-blends. Red-blends have become increasing popular over the past 10 years. They have the reputation of being more affordable and less "edgy" than Cabernet. The red-blends I enjoy most are …