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The 15-minute dish that will wow weeknight dinner guests

Presented by Perdue<p>Hosting your monthly book club or women’s circle at your place always <i>sounds</i> like a good idea—until it’s the night before and …

Food

10 Small Movements that Can Improve Your Mood

I always tell my kids that we don't always get to choose our feelings, but we get to choose what we do with them. Sometimes those emotions, though, …

I'm a Yoga Teacher, and These Are the 15 Poses I Recommend For Weight Loss

Yoga may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider shedding fat, getting strong, and losing weight. Even though yoga shouldn't be your <i>only</i> workout if you're trying to change your body and get healthy, it's certainly a great supplemental workout to help you along the way. I've been …

Yoga

This Scandinavian diet created by a Danish CEO and dietitian has been hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world'

• <b>Suzy Wengel, a Danish dietitian who's the CEO of a biotech company, wrote the book "The Scandi Sense Diet."</b>• <b><br>Her eating plan is based on the simple</b> …

13 High-Protein Meal Prep Recipes to Make This Sunday

Because we all want to save time during the busy week.<p>March 30, 2018<p>Meal prep and I have a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy it throughout the …

Healthy Eating

This Shoulder-Opening Move Will Help You Release Stress & Breathe Better

<i>Here at mbg, we believe in Mindful Movement. In our video series, we’ll break down various moves designed to help you take care of your physical body</i> …

Yoga, Sustainability, Politics, Spirituality.

5 yoga poses pitta doshas should try to cultivate inner peace and happiness

<i>Like your zodiac sign and Myers-Briggs personality type, your Ayurvedic constitution (AKA dosha) can tell a lot about your physical and emotional</i> …

How to Paint a Room

Painting interior walls is the easiest way to freshen up your place. But this project can quickly turn into a nightmare if you're not careful. Follow these six tips the next time you paint and you'll get great-looking walls while keeping your sanity.<p>Interior painting is by far the most popular …

5 Mindset Mistakes That Are Making Your Life Harder Than It Has to Be

Life is hard enough without these common mistakes.<p>You probably don't need me to tell you that life is inherently hard. It's hard to forge real, deep, lasting relationships with others. It's hard to find work that gives your life meaning and that you're good at. It's hard not killing your toddler …

Happiness

Smoky, Spicy Vegetarian Pasta with Eggs and Mushrooms Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Of all the pork dishes I imagine my vegetarian self eating in some alternative universe, I dream not of porchetta or ragu, carnitas or banh mi—but of spaghetti carbonara, where the meat is more like the punctuation marks of a sentence than the letters themselves.<p>A salty, yolk-rich …

10 Hard Things to Start Doing for Yourself

In 1911, two explorers, Amundsen and Scott, embarked on a race against each other to become the first known human being to set foot upon the …

New York City

Eggplant Rollups Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°F. Sprinkle eggplant slices on both sides with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt, and place in a colander to drain 15 …

A Weeknight Meal That Needs No Introduction

In a hurry for dinner? Last-minute guests, perhaps, or just no time to dither? You’ve worked all day, and you want something simple and relatively quick to prepare. You’re not above ordering in, but, given the cost of takeout and the inevitable soggy-steamy contents of the delivered goods, you …

Recipes

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

Beat the Heat with This Healthy Soba Noodle Salad

Recipe: Vegetarian Soba Noodle Salad with Miso Lime Dressing<p>Summer days have met their culinary match.<p>By ·<p>Soba noodle salad photo by Ryo Gokita<p>Summer …

Food

A Fast, Fresh, Take-Anywhere Salad For All Your Summertime Needs

The month of July makes me question my love of cooking. Because as much as I gawk and guffaw over the produce at the market (I mean, have you <i>seen</i> it?), I don't want to cook it, per se. Never is the bounty so great; never is my desire so meek.<p>Feed me pasta with slow-cooked tomatoes and garlic confit …

Recipes

Light and Creamy Macaroni and Cheese Bake

This creamy macaroni and cheese recipe is made with Cheddar cheese sauce, cooked macaroni, and seasonings.<p>Less cheese makes this macaroni and cheese …

Banishing Cellulite: The Foam Roller Detox | Goop

Integrative structural specialist and frequent <i>goop</i> contributor Lauren Roxburgh is a bit of a magician. By manipulating the fascia—i.e., the saran …

Yoga

Chickpea and Spinach Burger [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Recipes

Ginger Mushrooms and Spinach [Vegan]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Recipes

49 Underrated Books You Really Need To Read

Under-read, overlooked, and forgotten books that everyone will love.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.<p>Also: Just because you've read one of these doesn't mean everyone has. Stay classy. Yay books!

14 Quick + Easy Stuffed Avocado Recipes to Make As Your Summer Snack

Between finding the best circuit workout and choosing the perfect summer swimsuit, spending time cooking a delicious and healthy meal may not be super realistic. But don’t worry, we have the perfect answer to your timing problem: avocados. If you didn’t think avocados could get any better, you are …

12 Quotes that Will Bring Peace When You Deal with Difficult People

Are there people who constantly discourage you, tell you that you’re not good enough, and generally make you feel terrible about yourself?These are …

How to Never Overcook Salmon (or Other Fishes) Again

<i>Every week, Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i> <i><br>Today: The most foolproof way to cook any fish—and a petition for a new cooking term.</i><p>The most unfair implication of slow-roasting is the <i>slowness</i> part. Sure, there are plenty of …

37 Energy Bites Recipes for On-the-Go Snacking

Whether it's first thing in the morning or midafternoon, we all need an energy boost at some point during the day. Coffee is one solution; a sugary …

7 Ways to Overcome Fear and Live Your Dreams

Anais Nin once wrote, "Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage".<p>If you're longing to expand your life by going after your dreams, here are seven ways to overcome fear which may be keeping you stuck.<p><b>1. Shine the light on your fear.</b><p>Pinpoint the fear that's plaguing you the most -- …

Vacation Habits Lead to Sustainable Happiness Year-Round

When you are on vacation, you're transported out of your normal habits and patterns. You feel free and alive and renewed. Everything is new.<p>And the focus is on fun, pleasure, discovery, and exploration -- no guilt required.<p>There's nothing you <i>have</i> to be doing during this time. And it's fantastic!<p><b>But</b> …

10 Signs of a Toxic Friend that You've Probably Never Realised

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

Relationships

Tiger Salad

6 Servings<p>This cooling and refreshing salad—with cilantro standing in for the lettuce—is great alongside spicy foods, like our Sambal Chicken Skewers (click for recipe).<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar<p>2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil<p>1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds<p>1/4 teaspoon …