The rise (and rise) of black leggings over the past 10 years

December 04, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC Black leggings are a nearly ubiquitous staple in women’s wardrobes today, but that hasn’t always been the case. Throughout the past decade, leggings have been a stretchy symbol of the rise of athleisure—and, by the same measure, the fall of getting “dressed up” for anything but the most … Continue reading The rise (and rise) of black leggings over the past 10 years

These eggs stay fresher than ordinary ones—here’s why

December 02, 2019 at 07:30PM by CWC When you’re shopping for groceries, you’ve got no time for browned apples and weirdly squishy peppers. But when it comes to figuring out how fresh eggs are, the most you can do in-store is open up a few cartons and double check that half the lot isn’t cracked. … Continue reading These eggs stay fresher than ordinary ones—here’s why

This egg fried rice lettuce wrap recipe might cancel your weekly takeout plans for good

December 02, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC Fried rice is a comfort-food essential—it’s warm, it’s filling, and you have leftovers to feast on for days (not to mention, it smells heavenly while cooking). But rather than opting for takeout, try creating your own elevated version at home—like this egg fried rice lettuce wrap recipe. By … Continue reading This egg fried rice lettuce wrap recipe might cancel your weekly takeout plans for good

Your favorite way to cook eggs, according to your zodiac sign

December 02, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC You turn to your horoscope to guide you through your relationships, career, and personal growth—but what about your habits in the kitchen? (Yes, astrology is a total 360-degree life thing.) So next time you’re stumped over what to make for breakfast—or dinner, TBH—look to the stars for inspo, … Continue reading Your favorite way to cook eggs, according to your zodiac sign

How to make the perfect egg dish, whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or expert cook

November 22, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Eggs are one of the first foods many learn to make in the kitchen. (Right after boiling pasta.) Beloved by doctors and dietitians, eggs are a healthy food gem, full of protein, healthy fats, and iron. There are also a whole slew of ways to cook them: hard … Continue reading How to make the perfect egg dish, whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or expert cook

How a skin-care regimen rich in veggies will do your complexion right

November 13, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC “Eat your vegetables” is one of those mom-isms that nearly everyone heard at one point or another when they were growing up. “Slather that vegetable for skin benefits” was likely not as common a refrain at the dinner table, but it may as well have been. We all … Continue reading How a skin-care regimen rich in veggies will do your complexion right

This $30 ‘desert sweatshirt’ is the only companion your leggings need now and forever

October 31, 2019 at 09:00PM by CWC As soon as the temperature drops below 60 degrees here in New York City, I commence a lifestyle I like to call “cocooning.” There’s really only one rule: I have to be cozy at least 98 percent of the time to protect my spirit from Jack Frost’s bitter … Continue reading This $30 ‘desert sweatshirt’ is the only companion your leggings need now and forever

I tried “resistance band leggings” and my bottom half is still sore

October 31, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC No matter what type of workout you’re doing, add a resistance band to the mix, and it’s guaranteed to make it harder. But add eight of them at once? And, well, you should probably avoid making plans that involve walking for at least the next two days. This … Continue reading I tried “resistance band leggings” and my bottom half is still sore

Whether you love leggings or hate them, you need these wear-everywhere lounge pants, like, yesterday

October 28, 2019 at 10:30PM by CWC My mom has always been my wide-legged pant fashion icon. She owns no less than five pairs that billow out into vibrantly-hued patterns, and she rocks the look on a regular basis. But even though I’ve admired her look since I could say the word “style,” I’ve never … Continue reading Whether you love leggings or hate them, you need these wear-everywhere lounge pants, like, yesterday

Love Starbucks protein-rich sous vide eggs? These are even fluffier and only take 30 seconds to make

October 19, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Starbucks sous vide egg bites are are a favorite grab-and-go breakfast for many healthy eaters. And it’s true—they are tasty, and with 12 grams of protein, they really are a clutch energy-providing morning meal or post-workout snack. No disrespect to Starbucks, but I recently discovered a sous vide … Continue reading Love Starbucks protein-rich sous vide eggs? These are even fluffier and only take 30 seconds to make

Checks+Balanced: An engineer making $90K in Denver has a monthly leggings budget

October 11, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Even in a world where questions about menstrual cups and the ins and outs of sex are completely (and blessedly) normal, somehow the ever-ubiquitous use of money remains a touchy subject for many. People want to live their healthiest life ever, but—#realtalk—it can add up. Have you ever wondered how your colleague … Continue reading Checks+Balanced: An engineer making $90K in Denver has a monthly leggings budget

6 surprising ways to jazz up scrambled eggs—America’s favorite breakfast food

October 10, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC Scrambled eggs are the laziest source of morning protein. Even if you have only have, like, five minutes to cook yourself up a homemade meal, you can get a scramble on the table—with time to spare. Perhaps that’s why a recent survey from YouGov (a global public opinion … Continue reading 6 surprising ways to jazz up scrambled eggs—America’s favorite breakfast food

Egg freezing rates are on the rise—but experts warn it’s not a fertility ‘insurance policy’

October 10, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC Hoping to freeze your eggs now so you can get pregnant after you’re well settled into your career 10 years from now? It’s tempting to think of egg freezing as exactly that kind of security deposit on your future—and certainly the plethora of splashy startups and celebrities trying … Continue reading Egg freezing rates are on the rise—but experts warn it’s not a fertility ‘insurance policy’

Leggings with pockets are the best thing since dresses with pockets

October 09, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC By this point, you’re probably well aware of the amazingness that is dresses with pockets. Once it became a trend, women all around the world rejoiced for finally having a place to put their things. And now that the practical trend has expanded to leggings with pockets, going … Continue reading Leggings with pockets are the best thing since dresses with pockets

This paleo eggs Benedict will make you want to stay in for brunch every weekend

October 01, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC If brunch is the highlight of Sundays, the lowlight is the lethargic feeling you get after scarfing down a plate of heavy food. And while we’re all for afternoon naps, sometimes sluggishness just doesn’t jive with your productivity goals for the day. The solution? Healthify your favorite dish, … Continue reading This paleo eggs Benedict will make you want to stay in for brunch every weekend

I found jeans so comfortable, you’ll swear you’re wearing leggings every time you put them on

September 25, 2019 at 04:30PM by CWC Everyone has their clothing weakness. For some, it’s bags, while others are more like Carrie Bradshaw and have a soft spot for shoes. My Achilles heel? Jeans. Ever since I was in high school, I’d spend my hard-earned Starbucks paycheck on a new pair of denim practically every … Continue reading I found jeans so comfortable, you’ll swear you’re wearing leggings every time you put them on