Elisa Monteiro

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Cheat Sheet - Routines

It’s easy to see how your skincare routine can be a little overwhelming – we are sold so many products these days – there is something for everyone – …

The Best Way to Make Thai Sticky Rice (No Fancy Basket Required)

<i>You can make delicious Thai sticky rice with tools you already have in the kitchen.</i><p>Before we get into the subject of how to cook Thai glutinous rice, aka sticky rice, <b>let’s talk first about what kind of rice it actually is.</b> Because it’s understandably confusing! The term “sticky rice” is used to …

These Little-Known Amazon Skincare Products Have Huge Followings

If we're being honest, Amazon is much more than an e-commerce giant; it's a community. Many consumers are repeat shoppers (with Prime, how can you …

As Much as I Love Serums, Nothing Has Had More of an Effect on My Skin Than This

I'm Shannon Peter, and I'm obsessed with face massage rollers. Yes, skincare can be magical stuff: Vitamin C serums can brighten a complexion …

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things | Inc.com

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and …

Self-help

There are 4 styles of parenting, but one raises more successful kids than the rest, according to a psychotherapist

Raising kids in today's world is no easy task. From warnings about too much screen time and too many food additives, to the pressure to help your child succeed in school and on the sports field, parenting has become more challenging than ever.<p>Parents are employing specific strategies and coping …

How a Nutritionist Meal Preps on Sunday

Meal prep is essentially making a handful of recipes ahead of time to have on hand for packed or home breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks …

Healthy Eating

Baked Fish Recipes

Whether a fan of salmon, branzino, tilapia or sea bass, we've got you covered with these baked fish recipes.

Extreme frugality allowed me to retire at 32 – and regain control of my life

As I write this, I’m sitting on the back porch of the rural Vermont homestead I share with my husband and our daughter, gazing out on the 66 acres of forest, fruit trees, gardens, ponds, and streams that we feel incredibly lucky to call our own.<p>Just a few years ago, this seemed like an impossible …

Minimalism

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

Ikigai

30 Best Ways to Lose Weight for Women Over 30

Get back on track with these effective weight-loss tricks and strategies.<p>If keeping your girlish figure has becoming somewhat of a challenge over the …

Fitness

5 Apps That Should Terrify Every Parent, According To Experts

If you see these on your teen's phone, it's time for a talk.<p>The internet can be a cesspool of danger for some teenagers, says Sedgrid Lewis, an internet safety expert who blogs under the moniker Spy Parent. Some of the apps that teens favor can expose them to predators and encourage them to engage …

This Under $30 Product Is the Secret to Smooth Skin

We're don't disagree. If you don't know what an at-home "facial peel" is, the concept sounds downright terrifying. But calm down, it's not that …

The secret to being a morning person is the opposite of what most people expect

I've been accused on several occasions of being "one of those annoyingly productive morning people." And while there are far more productive morning people out there, I am pretty productive and 90% of it happens in the early morning.<p>For example, on a typical weekday morning, by the time I see my …

13 Things the Most Organized Moms Have in Their Homes

If your morning routine involves picking up stray puzzle pieces, sorting through endless piles of art projects sent home from school, and asking your toddler where he put his shoes, you might think it's just the reality of parenthood. But disorder isn't an inevitably. In fact, when we peek into the …

Kids

What makes kids picky eaters — and what may help them get over it

Some kids are happy to snack on carrots, raw peppers and hummus, while other kids would be happy to follow a carb-based “white” diet of pasta, rice and bread.<p>Why are some kids so fussy about food? It turns out there a dizzying number of reasons your child may turn up his nose at mealtimes. A 2015 …

Kids

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll …

Nagging Isn’t Necessary: How to Improve a Child’s Behavior Without It

Sometimes we convince ourselves that the only way we can get our kids to do anything is to ask them over and over and over again.<p>In other words… …

Parenting

Got a new health routine? This is how long it will take to see results

For a lot of people, making conscious choices in the name of health requires a lot of effort. It’s hard to pass up takeout at the end of a long day …

Exercise

The pleasure of small tasks fulfilled regularly

Carrying on with the idea of routines, I recently saw a quote on Gretchen Rubin’s site that talks about the pleasure of a single task repeated.Even …

Jamie's Feast - Welcome to Jamie's World

This Is the Only Thing That Finally Helped Me Manage My Portion Sizes

I don't count calories. Or macros. Or tablespoons of salad dressing. Or bites of dark chocolate. I eat a healthy, mostly plant-based diet, and feel energetic, satiated, and happy, so I never felt the need to.<p>I also do intermittent fasting (IF), which I delved into almost a year ago. I started about …

Salmon filo parcels with Thai butter - delicious. magazine

INGREDIENTS<p>125g butter, softened<br>• 1 tbsp Thai red curry paste (we like Thai Taste, from supermarkets)<br>• Finely grated zest of 1 lime<br>• Handful chopped fresh …

3-Ingredient Pork Cutlets: A Dinner Recipe You Can Actually Memorize

“Cheap protein, staple ingredients, can’t lose.” These are the words I imagine Coach Eric Taylor from <i>Friday Night Lights</i> might use when describing a winning game plan for dinner. If I’m right, then he would definitely approve of my grandmother’s easy pork cutlets: thin, lean cuts of pork loin, …

Recipes

Our Soup Diet Melts Off 24 Pounds in a Week

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps folks lose nine,15, even 24 pounds in a single week. And that’s not even the best part. …

Food Preservation

Here’s What to Snack on If You’re Trying to Slim Down, According to a Nutritionist

These five bites are nutritious, filling, and low-cal enough to support your weight-loss goals.<p>Tired of eating almonds and Greek yogurt (over and …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Pocket money and pester power can put parents in a pickle, but respite is possible

Many parents feel confused about how much pocket money they should give their children and what they should do to earn it.<p>They may also struggle with …