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Keep It Clean at Every Meal With These Recipes

Following a meal plan to learn the basics of eating clean is a great way to jump-start your healthy life. But when the plan ends, you're going to need some extra recipes to keep your new habits going, especially if you commit to eating the 80/20 way. Just to review: that's eating clean 80 percent …

Clean Eating

The top 14 skills in the red hot market for marketing jobs

Has the market for marketers heated up?<p>Short answer: Yes.<p>Slightly longer answer: Yes, absolutely!<p>For a more complete answer, read on …<p>We all know that the marketing industry is changing quickly — so quickly that most organizations are having a hard time keeping up. So it’s no surprise that …

Time well spent: where to shop in Paris

Shopping in Paris has been a grandiose affair since the 19th century when its famous <i>grands magasins</i> (department stores) opened on the grand boulevards. But what makes it so grand today is its brilliant mix of big stores, markets and boutiques specialising in everything from porcelain cats and …

32 Things Every New Yorker Should Do This Fall

There are crisp days perfect for walks in the park, hot apple cider from local farmer's markets, and football.<p>There are also tons of events and festivals, from the New York City Marathon to the Wine & Food Festival.<p>Autumn officially starts this Sunday on the 22nd, so get ready for the new season …

New York City

Idyllic island life off the coast of Italy

Often overlooked in favour of glitzier neighbours Capri and Positano, tiny Procida is the kind of tradition-bound Mediterranean escape that is increasingly hard to find.

The Different Cancᅢᄎn: Another Side of Paradise

The pearls of praise for the place called Cancᅢᄎn often sheen to dizzying effect. There is no refuting that this stretch of soft sand caressing the warm, clear waters of the Caribbean is the acreage of paradise, a dazzling tropical necklace that evokes powerful, even passionate imagery.<p>The pearls …

Flavors

An Insider's Guide to Nashville

<b>Two stylish, homegrown entrepreneurs leading the music city's revival offer a local's take on where to drink, stay, eat, and shop in this resurgent, red-hot destination.</b><p><i>By: Matt Hendrickson</i>, DETAILS<p>Don't let the twangy stereotype fool you: The country-music capital is teeming with trendy …

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Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

Puerto Vallarta & Riviera Maya: Eat, Sway, Love

Emerging from a cool plunge in the deep blue sea of Banderas Bay, I settle back in our little motorboat, which gently rocks side to side as it glides towards densely forested cliffs and an intensely azure grotto.<p>Emerging from a cool plunge in the deep blue sea of Banderas Bay, I settle back in our …

Riviera Maya

One Week in Prague and Budapest

Before summer slinked its sunshine and idleness into oblivion, we decided spontaneously, mid-month in August, to do a one week trip to Budapest and Prague. Why these two cities in Europe?<p>Before summer slinked its sunshine and idleness into oblivion, we decided spontaneously, mid-month in August, to …

Eastern Europe

Undiscovered France: Where to Go Next

With Paris’s many seductions, the stately Loire Valley, picture-perfect Provence, and the dazzling Côte d’Azur it’s no wonder much of the rest of …

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

The 13 Best Hiking Trails in the World (Photos)

Trail Guide<p>The 13 Best Hiking Trails in the World (Photos)<p>Summer is finally here! Take advantage of the beautiful weather and hike one of the world’s …

23 Movies That Will Make You Want To Travel

As does people-watching, and the adrenaline boost of things that are hard for me — like getting lost — and making myself understood in another culture and language.<p>Movies set in foreign backdrops can trigger that "need more" feeling.<p>I asked Matadorians what movies make them think of spinning out of …

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Experts Agree The Fed's In Big Trouble

I know it sounds crazy to suggest that the Federal Reserve Bank is in trouble, but it’s true. When interest rates rise, the Fed is going to recognize huge losses and will need help from the U.S. Treasury to stay afloat.<p>I have been writing about the Fed’s financial predicament for almost two years</i> …

Best Hotels in Mexico 2013

Soft sands, cerulean waves, zesty cuisine, ancient civilizations -- finding a reason to travel to Mexico isn't difficult. However, picking the perfect place to stay is another task altogether. Escape to an intimate boutique hotel or retreat to a sprawling all-inclusive resort? Book a palatial suite …

Cabo San Lucas

10 Reasons for New Yorkers to Visit Boston This Summer

Boston is on a path towards healing. But one thing New Yorkers know are the reverberating ripples of influence a terrorist attack brings not only on a city and its people, but also on its economy as a whole. Let's keep the city vibrant. Here are 10 attractions in and around Beantown.<p>I am a New …

New England

Search warrants in Newtown school massacre might reveal more on motive

Search warrant documents in the Sandy Hook massacre are expected to be released early Thursday and could shed more light on gunman Adam Lanza’s state of mind and motive in carrying out the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.<p>The records were sealed in the immediate aftermath of Lanza’s …

Lululemon: No demo needed to return yoga pants

NEW YORK (AP) — Lululemon said Wednesday that no demonstrations are needed to return black Luon yoga pants that the company pulled from shelves last week after finding that they were too sheer.<p>"We do not require guests to demonstrate the sheerness of their bottoms," Sari Martin, a Lululemon …

Beef with Broccoli from 'The Chinese Takeout Cookbook'

Far too often, <b>beef with broccoli</b> is a gloppy mess. In fact, I rarely order it for takeout as I fear the curse of over-thickened and excessively-sweetened brown sauce will ruin what would otherwise be a perfectly fine meal. But after making <b>Diana Kuan's</b> version from <i>The Chinese Takeout Cookbook</i> at …

So what’s a frazzled, dying-for-sweets new mom or dad to do? Make cookies! These cookies have only seven ingredients, and they satisfies both sweet and salty cravings thanks to a generous helping of chopped honey-roasted peanuts. GET THE RECIPE: 20-Minute Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies, http://www.thekitchn.com/eat-dessert-like-a-mom-20minute-peanut-butter-chocolate-chip-cookies-guest-post-from-debbie-koenig-of-parents-need-to-eat-too-186933

A Sandwich a Day: Croque Madame at La Farm Bakery in Cary, NC

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>You can expect a line at La Farm Bakery, a popular place for breakfast, lunch, or early dinner in North Carolina's Research Triangle. But you can use that time to your advantage, enjoying generous samples of breads, dips, and even …

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Cook The Ultimate Crab Cakes

Never suffer through another sub-standard crabby patty again<p>A crab cake is a dangerous thing. To order one of these from a restaurant takes gumption and a blind trust not usually required of a steak or burger order. Those foods can come out too well done or too rare, but crab cakes too often suffer …

Easy breaks from Cape Town

When the torrents of tourists on the crowded Cape become too much, find scenic fishing villages, beautiful wine country and dramatic desert less than three hours away.<p>Cape Town may take second place to Johannesburg as South Africa’s most populous city, but it easily entices more visitors each year …

Spring break trips for grown-ups

Why should kids have all the fun on spring break? If you're looking to get away on your own spring break vacation without the kids in tow and avoid those dreaded college crowds, Jetsetter.com's Editor in Chief Kate Maxwell shares her picks for the best destinations for grown-ups.<p><b>Tulum, Mexico</b><br>If you …