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57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

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How To Make A Better Chopped Salad Than You Can Buy

Photo credit: Heather Christo<p>There's no denying the fact that salads get boring. No matter how many combinations of greens, fixings and dressing one can make, this healthy meal faces some steep competition with, well, <i>everything</i> else. But since we have to eat our veggies, we're thankful for chopped …

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How to Keep Going After the Cleanse Ends + Day 12 Menu

We’re nearing the finish line to the Food Lover's Cleanse<p>We’re nearing the finish line to your virtuous cleanse experience. It’s a good time to start thinking about how one might extend aspects of the Food Lovers Cleanse in the coming weeks and months, and why you might want to. By this time, …

19 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You Need In Your Life

You can cook just about anything in a Crock Pot. Slow cookers can whip up something appropriate for any type of meal: think meaty stews and savory sides, fiber-packed oatmeals and breakfasts that are prepared overnight and even chocolatey baked goods and thick Greek yogurt.<p>Yep, it's a pretty …

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10 Easy Recipes for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

I used to host elaborate Thanksgiving celebrations, where I'd cook and prepare for days on end, only to be completely exhausted by the time my guests arrived on Thanksgiving day. After one glass of wine, I'd be nodding off at the table, dreaming of my pillow! I finally wised up by simplifying my …

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12 Desserts That Are Served, Simply, On A Spoon

Sometimes, dessert happens on a spoon. It is usually unplanned: The spoon makes its way from silverware drawer to hand, diving deep into jars of peanut butter, scraping the bottom of plastic marshmallow Fluff containers or poetically twirling into tubs of Nutella.<p>Desserts that come on a spoon are …

Healthy Dinner Ideas for Summer and Beyond

Eating well definitely doesn't mean sacrificing flavor—here are our favorite healthy dinner ideas.<p><b>We're all for eating a little lighter, healthier, and cleaner.</b> But eating well doesn't have to mean eating the same thing five nights a week. It's way more fun to eat a variety of creative, interesting …

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8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Happy Fourth of July! Some of you may already have a cold beer in one hand and grilled corn on the cob in the other, but if you're still looking for a …

12 New Ways to Eat Corn This Summer

If you haven't noticed, we talk a lot about nose-to-tail eating. Pork tenderloin for dinner? We want offal and <i>sanguinaccio dolce</i>, too. Roasting a whole chicken? We’ll have wings one night and drumsticks the next, then use the bones for stock when we're done. We waste not; we want not -- and that …

How to Move Beyond Traditional Employee Feedback

Initiatives that allow employees to engage with executives on a meaningful level make them feel more valued and improve your company's productivity.<p>Last year, after announcing a new business strategy at a company meeting, I went back to my desk and logged on to our online employee community to …

Why More Women Will Become CEOs

A Dartmouth B-School professor makes the case, based on performance.<p>It's an understatement to say that Mary Barra, the CEO of General Motors, has been in the news lately.<p>In December, she became the first female CEO of a major automaker. A few weeks later, she was spotlighted during the State of the …

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Some of my favorite designers—Charles Eames, Eero Saarinen, Alvar Aalto and Mies van der Rohe, among others—all subscribed to the idea that design is …

Stop Basing Pay on Performance Reviews

If your company is like most, it tries to drive high performance by dangling money in front of employees’ noses. To implement this concept, you sit down with your direct reports every once in a while, assess them on their performance, and give them ratings, which help determine their bonuses or …