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Thinking About a Major Career Shift in the New Year? Here Are 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Quit My 9-5

By Jess N / December 27, 2021 /

Here are the best pieces of advice I wish I knew before I quit my job and started out on my own as an entrepreneur.

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Last Year, I Tried a Mostly-Kinda-Keto Diet — and It Totally Worked

By Jess N / December 27, 2021 /

I tried a keto-ish diet (with no grains, legumes, or sugar) and found that by keeping it flexible, I continue to actually stick to it. And I feel *amazing* on it, too.

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5 Ways to Crush Your 2022 Money Goals

By Jess N / December 27, 2021 /

A financial planner offers her favorite simple, money-saving techniques to help you start the New Year on the right path. 

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liver-healing foods: brazil nuts

Give Your Liver Some Love with These Healthy Foods

By Jess N / December 27, 2021 /

These liver-healing foods can help you detox after a night of drinking — but are even more effective when enjoyed on a regular basis.

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An MD’s Guide to Resetting Your Body After the Holidays

By Jess N / December 22, 2021 /

My advice as a physician is to not go into New Year’s resolutions blindly, expecting things to miraculously fall into place. Instead, make a plan.

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Gluten-Free Quinoa Pancakes with Blueberry Maple Syrup

Gluten-Free Quinoa Pancakes with Blueberry Maple Syrup

By Jess N / December 21, 2021 /

These gluten-free pancakes are impossibly fluffy and have that added boost of quinoa for extra fiber and protein to power you through the morning.

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A woman sitting in a cafe organizing on her laptop and with her planner

Want a More Organized Life in 2022? Here’s a Pro’s Best Advice

By Jess N / December 20, 2021 /

A professional organizer offers her best advice for getting off the Hot Mess Express and experiencing a more organized life. 

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Plant-Based Banana Baked Oatmeal

8 Healthy Breakfast Ideas for a Crowd

By Jess N / December 20, 2021 /

These healthy, filling, and — most importantly — delicious breakfast recipes for a crowd are easy to master, and bound to wow your guests. 

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happy family around holiday table

5 Ways to Gift Yourself a Happier (and Healthier) Holiday Season

By Jess N / December 15, 2021 /

For as much fun as the holiday season can be — with all the gifts, gatherings, and gustatory delights — it’s often regarded as one of the most challenging.

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Gravlax

Reconnecting with My Heritage through Gravlax, a Nordic Salt-Cured Salmon

By Jess N / December 15, 2021 /

Gravlax requires just a few ingredients: fish, salt, sugar, pepper, and dill. And this delicious recipe helps me feel connected to my Nordic heritage.

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Air Fryer Pork Tenderloin

12 Air Fryer Recipes That Make Holiday Cooking Easier and Healthier

By Jess N / December 13, 2021 /

An air fryer can make holiday cooking simpler, faster, more flavorful — and healthier. Here are some of our favorite recipes.

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sesame milk

Sesame Milk: How Does the New Alt Milk on the Scene Stack Up Against the Competition? 

By Jess N / December 13, 2021 /

We honestly reviewed Hope & Sesame’s Organic Unsweetened Sesame Milk, which is tree nut-free and high protein — but does it taste good?

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A Mom and Daughter Cook: Working Together on Plant-Based Versions of Holiday Classics

By Jess N / December 13, 2021 /

When my daughter decided to go vegan, we had to put our heads together to come up with plant-based versions of her favorite holiday recipes.

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Keto Sex in a Pan Dessert Recipe

6 Tasty Keto Holiday Desserts (That Don’t Taste Low-Carb)

By Jess N / December 13, 2021 /

Eating low-carb doesn’t have to mean saying “no” to holiday fun. Fortunately, it’s totally possible to make delicious keto desserts. 

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Make Your Holidays Happy and Healthy with These 8 Easy Swaps

By Jess N / December 9, 2021 /

Here are easy changes that will make the holiday dishes you love more nutrient-dense — but honestly just as delicious.

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Editor’s Picks: The Top 10 Gifts for People Who Live to Entertain (Including Lots of Under-$20 Options)

By Jess N / December 9, 2021 /

These gifts are an ideal way to show the host-with-the-most in your life that you appreciate their hospitality and notice how much effort they put in.

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BetterMe

BetterMe Review: An App That Takes Health Coaching to the Next Level

By Jess N / December 6, 2021 /

We’re approaching the height of the holiday season: one of the hardest times to maintain a healthy weight and feel good about ourselves.

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Editor’s Picks: The Top 10 Gifts for People Who Absolutely Love to Cook

By Jess N / December 3, 2021 /

Forget personalized cutting boards: home cooks really want these items that make cooking easier, more delicious, and more fun.

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Implement These Habits and You Could Add Up to 15 Years to Your Lifespan

By Jess N / November 30, 2021 /

Hormone levels, happy relationships, and “positive” stress can all slow the aging process. Here’s how.

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9 Longevity-Promoting Recipes from Italy’s “Blue Zone”

By Jess N / November 30, 2021 /

“Blue Zones” — regions of the world where people to age 100 at the highest rates — have these foods in common.

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DIY Lunchables

Remember Lunchables? These Are the Healthier, Nitrate-Free Versions Kids Will Love

By Jess N / November 30, 2021 /

In addition to making my own DIY Lunchables, I always have this brand’s healthy, ready-made lunches in the fridge for when my schedule goes off the rails.

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An older couple happily preparing food in their kitchen

I’m an MD, and These Are My 4 Pillars for Increased Longevity

By Jess N / November 29, 2021 /

In order for us to reach our maximum potential as we age, we must adhere to these four pillars of a healthy lifestyle.

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40 Cloves of Garlic Roast Chicken

This Is Exactly Why You Should Be Eating More Garlic (Plus 5 Great Garlic Recipes)

By Jess N / November 29, 2021 /

Garlic is antioxidant, antibiotic, *and* anti-inflammatory — oh, and it’s delicious.

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Low-Carb Beef Bourguignon Stew

These High-Protein Soups Will Give You Lasting Energy

By Jess N / November 29, 2021 /

These a few of our favorite high-protein soups that deserve a place at the table this season.

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