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8 Important Questions You Should Ask In Every Job Interview

Job interviews aren’t just about selling yourself and proving you’re the right person for the job, they’re also an important opportunity to get to …

Employment

Best Bay Area glamping spots: Where to camp without roughing it

<i>This story is courtesy Red Tricycle.</i><p>Do you feel like sleeping under the stars is a parenthood prerequisite but know your family is better suited to the Ritz than roughing it?<p>Fear not—there are plenty of options that can ease you and your brood into an overnight in nature minus the "sleeping on the …

WTF is Stomach Vacuuming, and Can it Fight Belly Fat?

<b>So Will It Give You A Super Flat Stomach?</b><br>Does this magical, crazy looking exercise actually do something? Experts are divided. Some trainers, like Mark Crabtree, C.S.C.S, think it's just a less-effective version of classic core-toning moves. In other words, if your goal is to score a visibly …

11 Training Tips for Running Your First Half-Marathon

<i>By Rozalynn S. Frazier</i><p>Running a half-marathon is all the rage these days, especially among women. In fact, a recent Running USA Report revealed that 13.1 is the fastest-growing race distance. What's more, in 2014, the ladies made up 61 percent of the field.<p>So why are women rushing to the starting …

10 Healthy Foods That Can Ruin Your Workout

Beware: These healthy foods can ruin your workout. | iStock.com<p>There’s nothing worse than working up the motivation and carving out time for a …

New Models Of Suspended Tents That Let You Sleep Among The Trees

Tent company Tentsile recently added three new models to its range of suspended tents.<p>It revealed Trillium, a small, stackable, versatile …

Facebook made a huge move this week that could lead to its next billion-dollar business

On the surface, that's exciting for people who don't want to join Facebook, but still want a non-SMS-based way to communicate with their friends.<p>Mostly though, it's a huge business opportunity for Facebook itself.<p>Most simply because Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that the company believes in …

All the Stuff You Can Rent Out to Earn Extra Cash

Everyone loves earning extra cash. Launching a side project or business can be lucrative, but it can also be a lot of work. If you’re looking for an …

40 Ways for Stay At Home Moms and Dads to Earn Money

Being a stay-at-home mom or dad is a full-time job, but it doesn’t pay a full-time paycheck. This makes it difficult for some one-income families to …

Personal Finance

A Magical New Egg Replacement (That's Already in Your Pantry)

<i>A newly-discovered "magical" egg replacer has been under our noses—and in our pantries—this whole time.</i><p><i>This Lemon Meringue cake is made with eggs—but it could be made with chickpea water instead!</i><p>The ideal replacement for eggs has been under our noses—and down our sinks—this whole time. <b>As it turns</b> …

Chickpeas

Making Beignets at New Orleans’ Cafe Du Monde

Established in 1862 and located on Decatur street in New Orleans’ famous French Quarter neighborhood, Cafe Du Monde is a mainstay and tourist stop …

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Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro Vinaigrette Recipe

Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro Vinaigrette Recipe<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>25 mins<p>Total time<p>35 mins<p>Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro …

Sweet Potatoes

11 food swaps to cut 500 calories a day from your diet

Shedding pounds means creating a caloric deficit in your diet—that is, burning more calories than what you’re consuming.<p>But cutting weight doesn’t …

Nutrition

Well-Dressed: How to Make Any Vinaigrette by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Not only does homemade salad dressing taste better than the bottled stuff, it's easy to whip up. Here's how to make a vinaigrette.<p>So you think you know what makes a great salad? Sure, you've got the greens, the veggies, the grains and protein down-pat. But when it comes to pulling it all together, …

Food

The Yummiest Tom Yum Veggie Soup Ever

Thai soups are plentiful in their many variations and flavors. The base of this vegetarian soup recipe, known as <i>Tom Yum</i>, is lemongrass, galangal root, lime juice, kaffir lime leaves, tomato and spices. I simply used whatever veggies I had at home-- bok choy, broccoli, tomato, orange and red sweet …

What Fills You Up? Don't Let Hunger Sabotage Your Diet

Hunger sabotages diets. Many dieters know what to do, but they can't stick to their diets because they feel too hungry. If you eat too much of anything, you'll feel full. But which foods can fill you up without overeating? If you can answer that question, you can master your cravings.<p>I'll briefly …

Recipe: Spicy Rojak Salad

12 Spiralizer Recipes That Will Change the Way You Think About Dinner

Iowa Girl Eats<p>Spiralizer Recipes: Greek Cucumber and Arugula Salad<p>Channel summer vacation with this fresh, summery salad. Gather nearly everything …

Healthy Eating

This Vegetarian Take on Pho Couldn't Be More Comforting

To make the broth, char the onion and ginger over an open flame (holding with tongs) or directly under a broiler until slightly blackened, about 5 …

Spices

The Top 10 Refreshing Cocktails to Mix Up This Weekend

This coming weekend is one of my favorite of the year. It marks the beginning of summer adventures, pool parties and refreshing drinks served in pitchers by the piping hot barbecue.<p>I live in Copenhagen now, but I spent many past Memorial Day weekends in America, staying at cheap motels by the beach …

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Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri

I've always been a steak lover, especially when it's topped with homemade chimichurri. It adds freshness and zing to grilled meats, chicken or fish, …

21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight

Just because you don't eat meat products doesn't mean you have to suffer through a vacuous frozen veggie burger while everyone else at the summer barbecue chows down on hot, delicious grill food.<p>You, dear vegan, deserve the very best. And, as it happens, the very best cookout foods are often vegan. …

18 Grilled Vegetable Recipes for Your Memorial Day Cookout

Meat tends to hog (ahem) the spotlight on Memorial Day, but don't forget about the veggies. Not only do they complement grilled meats perfectly, but many stand as satisfying main courses of their own. From creamy potatoes to bright, crunchy salads to grilled vegetables of all stripes, we've got 18 …

6 Trainers Share Their Favorite Exercises for a Tighter, Sexier Butt

Show your booty some (tough) love with these serious strengthening moves.<p>Snoop Dogg and Jason Derulo wrote a song about it, your significant other can't get enough of it, and the #belfie is officially a thing. Basically: The booty is kind of a big deal. So we asked six trainers for their go-to …

Melt Away Fat with The Metabolic Supercharge

Crank up your calorie burn and shed stubborn pounds with this full-body fat fryer<p>You have to give those last 5 to 10 pounds hanging around your middle credit: They have real staying power. Like a cold, Madonna, and hipsters, they just won’t go away.<p>But now you can kick those pigheaded pounds to the …