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Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe (Plant-based, Low-fat) | Shane & Simple

<i>Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole topped with a crunchy pecan crumble. It’s THE perfect holiday, or anytime, side dish. Low-fat, plant-based, healthy, and</i> …

Breakfast

Nonna's Traditional Meatballs

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.<p>Combine the ground beef and ground pork in a large bowl. Set aside.<p>In a food processor, combine the milk, eggs, …

Recipes

“The Lean Startup” is an unproductive legend

The only real measure of success for a startup is not to stay a startup. And yet, the gurus of innovation and entrepreneurship admonish us to “innovate continuously, like entrepreneurs do,” “fail forward,” and “fail fast.”<p>These slogans come from an ideology born out of <i>The Lean Startup</i>, which …

Startups

Don't Throw Away Your Avocado Pits—Use Them to Make Soup

Food waste is the pits<p>I've been trying recently to turn more food scraps into food, rather than waste. You can turn carrot tops into pesto and fruit …

Recipes

Middle Eastern Grilled Kofta Kebabs Recipe

Kofta kebabs are a popular dish in the Middle East. You might not want to bother making these deliciously spiced patties into kebabs, but you can put …

Chef John's Croissants Recipe

"I wouldn't describe making homemade croissants as easy since there are multiple steps, and it does take at least half a day. But it's really not …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Everything you need to know to make your garden greener

What could be greener than gardening? Well, sadly, the story's not that simple. Our beautiful flowers often come by way of chemicals and a lot of …

3 Lisbon Insiders Share Tips on What to Do in the Portuguese Capital

From secret walks to artworks, here’s where to find the best that the city has to offer<p>By Nancy A. Ruhling<p>Lisbon, which is a center of commerce, …

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Looks aren't everything when it comes to choosing containers for plants. The size of the containers plays a major role in how well your plants grow. The amount of soil in the pots and the pots' height and width determine how well the containers fit your planting needs. Choosing the correct pot size …

How Breathing from Your Diaphragm Can Reduce Stress

Every yoga teacher ever incorporates breath work into their instruction, and with good reason. Our modern, generally sedentary lifestyle encourages slouched postures and keep us chronically stressed, both of which can lead to shallow breath patterns. Deep, slow breathing gives us tons of benefits. …

Airlines' Latest Sneaky Trick: Charging Passengers According to Who They Are, Not Where They're Flying

How low can they go? Look down. Keep looking.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Have you ever been ignored in a restaurant?<p>Have you walked into a fancy store and the clerks took one look at you and decided that you're not rich …

‘I really f***ing hate this place’

MATTHEW Kepnes is a popular travel blogger who has ventured to the far corners of the world, but there’s one place that left him “disgusted”.

How To Move From Rumination To Healthy Emotional Processing

Have you ever found yourself obsessing over something negative that's happened to you, and getting more and more upset, but feeling unable to let it …

9 Ways to Become Mentally Tough According to a Former Marine

You can read every leadership book out there, until you’re an expert in the art of managing other people.<p>But ultimately, this knowledge is useless if …

Self-help

The Benefits of Witch Hazel Are Nothing Short of Magic

The consumption of superfood chlorophyll is said to protect skin health with its antioxidant properties. Drinking clove oil in your water is said to treat a myriad of skin issues with its stimulating and antimicrobial qualities. Activated charcoal can boost skin and body health, among other things. …

Chicken Pot Pie

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.<p>Place the chicken breasts on a baking sheet and rub them with olive oil. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper. …

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17 Recipes That Actually Got Me Through Whole30

From someone who can barely cook and likes to eat.<p>Because of that, I can promise all of these recipes: are simple and easy to make<p>* don't use any fancy appliances because I have a tiny-ass kitchen and three roommates<p>* require no outlandish ingredients, except for a few Whole30-specific things that …

How to Sew a Fitted Sheet out of a Flat Sheet

I don’t know about the rest of the households across the world, but we seem to have acquired an abundance of flat sheets but are usually hunting for …

Starving Yourself Two Days a Week Is Actually Not a Bad Diet

Last Tuesday, I ate some green beans, a Clif bar, and one homemade sous vide egg bite. That’s 500 calories. I swear I don’t have an eating …

Now You Know: This Is the Secret to Beating Jet Lag

While traveling to far-flung destinations and exploring the cultural hot spots of the world is always on our must-do list, there's one thing we dread …

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

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The world's best places to retire in 2017

<i>The article originally appeared on InternationalLiving.com.</i><p>For just over a quarter of a century, International Living has ranked, rated, and named …

The best time to buy airline tickets and other travel advice for 2017

By Andrea Sachs<p>, Reporter<p>You don’t really need to make it an official resolution, do you? That in 2017 you will travel — a lot? But maybe you will resolve to be smarter about booking airfare and snagging those low prices. Here are some developments that could help make that promise stick.<p>More …

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27 Must-Have Gifts for First-Time Pet Parents

With the holidays coming up, it’s important to treat our most beloved furry friends — especially if you or someone you know is a first-time pet parent. You have the dog gifts and the rest of the pet gifts crossed off your list, now make sure to get these pet essentials to make housebreaking, …

Baffling and bizarre 'Star Wars' toys and tie-ins

Behind each adorable Wookiee mask is a truly bizarro "Star Wars" toy or merchandising tie-in. Like "Star Wars" duct tape. Why? Because they can. Even Aunt Beru, who raised Luke Skywalker on Tatooine, has her own action figure. She comes with blue milk.<p>Here is our collection of the oddities and …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

When PayPal refuses buyers protection against eBay fraud

If you are thinking of selling on eBay, don't accept PayPal if the buyer wants to collect in person. Ask Philip Ryan. He recently lost £700 when fraudsters bought his used car though a hijacked PayPal account. He thought it was safe to hand over the keys after the money had been transferred into …

Project: Cold Brew Coffee with Reusable Coffee Bag

<b>By Haley Pierson-Cox</b><p>From the moment I saw this recipe in the New York Times, I’ve been absolutely obsessed with cold brew coffee. Not only is cold brew delicious and easy, it doesn’t require electricity or any special equipment, so you can make it just about anywhere—even when you’re camping or …

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PRESENTING: The 100 Most Influential Tech Women On Twitter

We already put together a list of the 100 most influential tech people on Twitter, but we decided to showcase more of the female talent on Twitter and put together a list of the female newsmakers in tech, the most influential women that you should be following on Twitter.<p>With the help of rankings …

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