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Joule : Modern, Portable, and Stylish Power Strip with Multiple USB Ports

Sleek, stylish, and portable–Joule is reinventing the power bar with a whole new level of sophistication. By disrupting a stagnant market that hasn’t …

Industrial Design

Animated Recipe: Cauliflower Alfredo

Enjoy this guilt-free alfredo: it’s low in fat, high in fiber, paleo and vegan. Cauliflower is a great source of vitamin C, antioxidants and phytonutrients. Serve it over your favorite veggies, pasta or rice.<p>Ingredients:<br>6 cups cauliflower florets (roughly one large head cauliflower)<br>1 head garlic<br>1 …

Try This Perfect (and Easy!) Summertime Treat

Mini Bread-Pudding Brûlée Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>4 (1-inch thick) slices of challah or brioche bread<p>2/3 cup melted vanilla ice cream<p>2 eggs<p>4 Tbsp. plus 8 tsp. sugar, divided<p>2 Tbsp. …

Baking

The Best Way to Eat Avocados: Avocado Pasta

Quick and easy avocado pasta recipe is great for date night, girlfriend night, or any weeknight at all.<p>There is at least one night a week in which I need a fast, hearty dinner. We do a lot of activities and events after work, and sometimes I have an hour from the time I walk in the door to when we …

Food

11 Ways Maya Angelou Taught Us To Be Better Women

"I'm a woman, phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that's me."<p>Maya Angelou, the beloved author, poet and activist who passed away on Wednesday May 28, was even more "phenomenal" than the words of one of her most famous poems can express.<p>During her 86 years, she wrote seven autobiographies, was active in …

Bridal Shower Ideas for the Non-Traditional Bride

The concept of the bridal shower originated about 300 years ago. According to wedding lore, a Dutch woman's Dad refused to give her a dowry because he did not care for her choice in mates so all the women folk in the village got together and showered her with gifts so she could marry the man she …

Weddings

11 Scrumptious (and Energizing!) Breakfast Recipes

Whatever your morning holds, there's a nutritious breakfast to meet your needs. Each of these delicious morning meals (except one decadent sandwich) …

5 Desserts You're Making Wrong

Fudgy Black Bean Brownies

Black bean brownies may sound extremely unappealing, but I can assure you they are phenomenal. You will not notice the black beans in these, I promise.<p>I put this to the test on my mother-in-law. Now, she usually turns her nose up at my healthy meals and any attempts to make things healthier, lower …

Dessert

Surprising Ways to Cook with Greek Yogurt

This wonder ingredient goes way beyond breakfast, to cooling off spicy dishes, keeping burgers juicy and even helping you make a last-minute cake.<p>A …

Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 large avocados, pitted and peeled<br>• ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• 6 Tbsp. honey<br>• ¼ cup skim milk<br>• 1 tsp. vanilla extract<br>• 1 tsp. instant …

Woman Hears Sound For The 1st Time In Her Life, Will Reduce You To Tears

You might not have heard of Sarah Churman, but she is the focus of one of the most moving and heart-warming videos you're ever likely to see. Born …

Peppermint Chocolate Dream Recipe

<b>Serves 12</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cup Truwhip<br>• 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract<br>• 1/4 bar semisweet chocolate<br>• A few hard peppermint candies<p>Directions<p>Using a whisk, mix …

Food

How to Be an Explorer of the World

How to Be an Explorer of the WorldThis is the type of book that we all need. It’s fun and shows everyone from the Type A and Artists amongst us how …

6 Books Every Smart, Forward-Thinking Woman Needs to Read

5 Super Drinks That Will Help You Be Immortal

Forget smartphones, immortality is the hot new thing in the tech business. From Oracle boss Larry Ellison to Google cofounder Sergey Brin, billionaire tech executives are spending millions to avoid a date with the Grim Reaper. While the work being financed largely involves man-made solutions like …

Nutrition

Hot Sauce Cookbook

For daredevil culinary fans who enjoy giving their taste buds a good spanking, get yourself some tantalizing tips from the Hot Sauce Cookbook. It's …

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Dr. Oz's 5 Rules for a Perfect Fridge

Rule #1: Stock Up on Essentials<p><b>Eggs:</b> They contain healthy cholesterol and are good for your heart.• <b><br>Milk:</b> If you go for dairy, choose 2 percent. Hemp …

Baking Your Way to a Slimmer You

Whoever said <i>never trust a skinny cook</i>, clearly was not trying to fit comfortably into their summertime bikini. Otherwise they might have thought twice about who should be trusted in their kitchen! I am often faced with skepticism and disbelief when I tell people that I am a pastry chef. The fact …

Dessert

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long

Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.<p>By now, you probably have that one healthy breakfast staple that gets you through the day—but who says you have to settle for the same bowl of oatmeal or egg white omelet …

46(!) Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Too many delicious choices!<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness with additional reporting by Lizzie Fuhr, Michele Foley, and Jenny Sugar</i><p>A smoothie is a convenient meal or snack option anytime—just throw your ingredients in a blender, pour into a glass, and enjoy! Even better: The ingredient …

Filling Low Calorie Goodies

Healthy snacks that will satisfy any craving in 100 calories or less<p>Eat healthy100-cal snacksexpert-approved meal plan<p>almonds<p>Back to the meal plan<p>Back to the Running for Weight Loss main page

8 Sinful-Sounding, Low-Calorie Muffin Recipes

If you’re trying to eat a clean and healthy diet, muffins may be on your off-limits list. The packaged varieties at the grocery store are often made with white flour and contain boatloads of sugar. Plus, a large three-inch treat has approximately 550 calories!But your sweet tooth is bound to beckon …