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Recipe: Oven-Roasted Frozen Broccoli — Recipes from The Kitchn

You can't beat the convenience and affordability of frozen vegetables, so naturally I've been on a mission to make a bag of frozen broccoli taste …

Recipes

A Single Grammar Mistake Makes You Instantly Lose All Credibility. Here Are 10 to Avoid

When it comes to landing new business or a job, it's cool to be a grammar nerd.<p>President Trump earlier this week blamed poor grammar for comments that had him siding with Russia over U.S. intelligence agencies. Would. Would not. Big difference. Who knew? Um, everyone.<p>Politics aside, just one little …

Language

Grab a Pair of Dumbbells and Try This Trainer's Full-Body Workout

Looking to get a good full-body workout in? Grab a set of dumbbells and get started on this circuit that's just five exercises. Personal trainer Max Weber, NASM, ACE, created this workout that he posted on Instagram.<p>"Please warm up before training! For this, some light/active stretching will do," …

Workouts

BeyondPodcasting 3: Audio plugins + more, with Chris Curran

In <i>BeyondPodcasting</i> episode 3, Allan Tépper discusses audio plugins and more with Chris Curran of <i>Podcast Engineering School</i>. Ahead you’ll get to hear …

Music Production

Using Coconut Oil for a Dog's Itchy Skin

These days, most people have heard about the natural goodness of coconut oil. But up until a few years ago, I never realized I could use coconut oil …

Coconut

Fight Like Superfoot: What I Learned at a Bill Wallace Seminar

On this slow Sunday afternoon, I find myself reflecting on the time I spent with Bill “Superfoot” Wallace yesterday. Over the years, I’ve been …

Cryotherapy Might Be the Best Way to Recover from Joint Pain

This is what it’s like standing in a -220 degree Fahrenheit chamber.<p>The other day while eavesdropping on a training session at the gym, I heard a statuesque trainer tell his client he recently started cryotherapy to help with his recovery. Since I was between sets—checking all of my social media …

Taco Bell

Laird Hamilton's age-busting 10-point plan to supercharge your body

Laird Hamilton found fame and fortune surfing the world’s biggest breakers. But, as he tells Tim Lewis, his daredevil streak could easily have led him down more dangerous paths as a young man. Plus, he reveals his life secrets for staying ahead of the curve<p>Laird Hamilton has ridden many of the …

Aquatic Sports

Happier Campers are so lightweight even a Mini Cooper can tow them

Previous Next<p>1 of 11<p>Camping trailers can be a fun and adventurous way to enjoy the outdoors without sacrificing too many of the amenities that you …

A Trainer Says These Are the 8 Best Exercises For Fat Loss

Whether your goal is to lose fat or you want to strengthen your muscles, you might think you need to do different exercises to achieve each. Personal trainer Rob Allen posted this photo to his Instagram account to show that whatever your goal, "Whether you want to lose fat or gain muscle, strength …

Workouts

Bellingham and Whatcom County Travel Guide

Bellingham and Whatcom County<p>Bellingham is one of those places you can enjoy visiting for a weekend or for a month. Whether you're into the arts, …

How I Processed a Backlog of 1,061 Emails to Reclaim My Inbox

Stay on top of your inbox -- without devoting your whole day to email -- with these tips.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few weeks ago on a Monday morning, I opened my inbox with a tense tightening in my stomach. My inbox a few weeks prior was around 20 …

Productivity

‘The Americans’ Creators Explain (And Don’t Explain) The Show’s Emotional Finale

<i>The Americans</i> has ended. I reviewed the series finale here, and I had a long discussion with showrunners Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields about the choices they made in the finale, coming up just as soon as I go home from college for a stomachache…<p><b>You’ve told the story before about how you came up with</b> …

How to train yourself to become a speed reader

Read all your emails, project reports, and briefs in half the time using these speed-reading tricks.<p>Reading is one of the most fundamental skills, and reading for pleasure can transform your health, memory, and productivity. In our age of information overload, however, it can feel like there isn’t …

Productivity

Are the benefits of keto diet worth the carb-less torture? I found out

The keto diet has the fitness industry divided, the world over. While it does deliver on its promises, is it really okay to deprive your body and …

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

How to build a robust and reliable home Wi-Fi network

A great home Wi-Fi connection is something that was nice to have ten years ago but wasn’t something most people put a lot of effort into (and certainly not money). The iPhone was only a year old, the iPad wasn’t even out, and we certainly weren’t cutting the cord for streaming services. In 2008, I …

Ready to Try the Keto Diet? Here's a 7-Day Meal Plan to Get You Going

They always say starting your diet is the hardest part. I agree that it is difficult to stop your old habits and transition into new ones, but I think there's something even harder. That's sticking to your new diet. You may be loving the diet, but sometimes it can get boring eating the same things …

Healthy Eating

The 21 Best Keto-Approved Groceries From Trader Joe's

Whether you're just getting ready to start the keto diet or have been going strong for months, the best way to stay on track is with a properly stocked pantry. While this keto foods list is a great place to start so you know what you can and can't eat, you can also find almost your entire grocery …

Nutrition

9 Low-Carb Protein Bars Everyone on the Keto Diet Should Try — All on Amazon!

The keto diet is taking the fitness world by storm, and finding healthy food choices for it is getting easier by the day. Short for the ketogenic diet, this low-carb diet focuses on high-fat and moderate-protein foods, which ultimately helps burn fat. Whether you already practice the diet or want …

Nutrition

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 …

Everything You Can and Can’t Eat on a Keto Diet

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Nutrition

This Cool Cucumber and Avocado Salad Is Perfect for Summer

When I was growing up in Minnesota, I had cucumbers every single day for lunch. While I didn't always eat the sandwiches my mom made me (sorry, mom), …

The Right Way to Start — and Master — a Keto Diet For Maximum Benefits

If you're into health and fitness, you've probably heard the buzz about the ketogenic diet. Celebrities like Tim Tebow, Kourtney Kardashian, Adriana Lima, Megan Fox, and Halle Barry have touted its benefits, united in their praise of the program. And for a lot of other people looking to drop some …

18 Ketogenic Snack Recipes to Whip Up Immediately

You’re keto, so most of the prepackaged snacks in the grocery store are out. But that doesn’t mean you have to deny yourself a salty, cheesy or sweet …

Making Room For Desire: Meet Longing with Radical Acceptance

I looked around the hall at all the other meditators, sitting so quietly, with such dignity. Suffering arises from getting caught up in stories and …

Instant Pot® Dark Chocolate Brownies Recipe

"Forget the oven and cake mixers! These indulgent brownies are easy to make and have a moist fudgy texture. Made in Instant Pot® Duo Mini (3 quart). …

21 Delicious Keto Snacks That'll Convince You to Try the Diet Out

You might not know the ins and outs of the ketogenoc diet, but you've probably heard of it or seen it hashtagged on one of your social feeds. The diet, which seemingly came out of nowhere and turned everyone into a high-fat, low-carb convert, boasts a huge number of devotees who credit its …

Recipes

5 Game-Changing Podcasts To Listen To On Your Commute

Podcasts are an excellent and free way to help you to continue learning and set you up for long term success.<p>If you're like me and have a commute to the office, you treat your car, subway, plane, bus or train ride as a classroom. This travel time, whether it's 10 minutes or two hours, is an …

Self-improvement