It’s natural to feel all the feels on New Year’s Day. The holidays seem to serve up every emotion and the first day of the new year is no exception. Its arrival signals both an end and a beginning; the holidays are over, but a new, blank slate stretches out ahead of us.
You could probably use an hour or two to relax every day, right? Over here in the real world, we feel lucky when we get 10 minutes. There’s good news, though: That’s actually plenty of time. Here are some good ways to chill out when the clock is ticking. (Hint: Scrolling social media isn’t on the list).
Sheet pan dinners make short work of dinnertime. They’re basically shorthand for minimal prep and minimal cleanup, which makes them ideal for weeknights, or even a really busy weekend night. Which is why you’ll pretty much always find a sheet pan supper in our weekly rotation. And, because we’re always looking to mix things up, we’ve rounded up 10 more recipes we’re turning to right now.
Affordable and versatile, black beans are a nutrient-dense pantry staple. It is always a good idea to have a can — or three — on hand for quick and easy weeknight meals. Turn them into soups and chilis, use them to add heft to salads, and stuff them in everything from peppers to lettuce-wrap tacos.
In a world where passing on the bread basket is the trend, sourdough stands out. More and more people are talking about it, baking it, and eating it. This type of bread is special from not only a taste perspective but a health perspective, too — it’s actually full of good things your standard loaf might be missing.
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