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100 Healthy Recipes to Keep Dinner Exciting When You're on a Diet

The most difficult part about deciding to take on a new diet is coming up with unique and versatile meal options that won't make you want to cheat. Grocery shopping for and cooking dinner suddenly becomes a task you want to avoid at all cost, but with some planning, dinner doesn't have to be …

This Creamy White Bean Soup Is So Satisfying

Looking for something healthful, comforting, and extremely satisfying? It's really hard to beat a good bean and vegetable soup. Yes, it is the middle …

Food Preservation

Easy Black Bean Soup Recipe

Saute onion in olive oil.<p>When onion becomes translucent, add cumin.<p>Cook 30 seconds, then add garlic and cook for another 30 to 60 seconds.<p>Add 1 can …

Recipes

These 20 Chicken Dinners Are Equal Parts Fast and Fancy

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

One-Pot Mexican Shrimp & Orzo Will Make You a Dinner Hero

Right now we're in a sort of seasonal food purgatory — we're so completely over winter and all its thick beef stews and heavy casseroles, but fresh …

These Sweet and Spicy Cauliflower Bites Are a Snack Paradise

By now you're probably very familiar with the fact that cauliflower is a magical ingredient. It no longer languishes on a sad crudité platter, …

15 Healthy Sheet Pan Dinners Under 500 Calories

I love sheet pan recipes because they're easy to cook <i>and</i> to clean up. They're almost always some combination of meat and veggies (protein, plus fiber …

Creamy Italian White Bean Soup Recipe

"Hearty and healthy soup that is a favorite with friends and family. Sounds more difficult than it is. Try it! We're positive you'll be pleased. …

The 3 Most Important Books to Read in 2018, According to Harvard Professors

While it's easy to acquire a disdain toward assigned reading while at school, it can be challenging to find the same motivation to read in the real …

How Funeral Potatoes Got Their Name and Why They're So Delicious

Have you heard of funeral potatoes? They are what their name suggests. Widely associated with funerals, funeral potatoes are a potato-based dish in …

Cooking

7 Reasons You *Need* to Be Doing Deadlifts

Deadlifts legit changed my workout routine. I'd spent years developing my skills as a cardio bunny, but after watching a YouTube video about how …

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Yoga

It's So Simple: How to Be the Most Liked Person in the Room

If you want to get ahead in business and life, just make sure you don't behave this way.<p>If you want to get ahead in business and life, inquisitiveness is an essential character trait.<p>Think about the last time someone asked you good questions about your life to get to know you better. Chances are, …

Wall Street

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Getting an MFA is admirable and useful, but it's also incredibly time-consuming and costly. There are other ways to get a similar education to start …

10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …

Cooking

15 Life-Changing Books, According to Real Simple Editors

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Books

If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be Doing

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Hiit Workouts<p>Best Cardio to Lose Belly Fat<p>If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be …

The Best Lemon-Garlic Chicken Comes from the Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Lemon-Garlic Chicken Breast<p>Serves 4<p>1 tablespoon olive oil <br>4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds total) <br>1/2 teaspoon kosher …

Slow Cookers

These 3 Words Will Make You a Time Management Expert

The lazy person's guide to time management..<p>For many of us, time management feels like a magical key to success. We have a to-do list that grows faster than we can work. We invest in systems, books and planners, all in hopes of mastering our time. If we could only find the right trick to stay on …

I Bring This Salsa to Every Party, Then Eat It Alone in a Corner

It's 157% better than the jarred stuff, and it's always a party sensation—when I share.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the homemade salsa recipe that BA.com senior editor Alex Beggs couldn’t live …

Cooking

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

Do This Hip Opener Against the Wall, and You'll Never Do It on the Floor Again

You're not sure which is worse — your tight hips or your sore lower back. They're all connected, so you want to focus on stretching them both to get relief from tightness and pain.<p>Butterfly is a common yoga pose that targets both these areas, and if you've never done it against a wall, get ready …

A philosophy expert explains how journaling can help you solve the problems in your life

We sometimes continue in our well-worn grooves even though they haven't served us for a long time. But then, we wake up and realize that we don't feel good about our lives. We might even realize that we've been unhappy for a long time.<p>When that happens, pay attention. Stop, reflect, process. …

Social Media

This Sweet & Spicy Cauliflower Is Everything Your Life Needs

Although cauliflower is being served up 100 different ways than how I personally grew up eating it (plain and steamed or raw with a dip), I still …

Cauliflower

3 Single-Leg Moves That Will Help Shred Your Entire Body

Keeping most of your weight on one leg will add even more challenge to your workout<p>Even small changes can have noticeable impact on your workout. For example, these exercises from trainer Andy Speer, creator of the Anarchy Arms workout from <i>Men's Health</i>, alters typical foot positioning by keeping …

Our Top Slow-Cooker Soup Recipes to Make in 2018

Baby it’s cold outside.<p>There’s nothing like a slow-cooker recipe to help you out during busy weeks. Simply add the ingredients, press a button, and …

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …

Books