Try This Cruciferous Veggie Stew: Because It’s Winter & Gut Health Matters

January 17, 2020 at 12:08PM Perhaps this is better titled, “Top Triangle Soup,” as it is loaded with those crucial cruciferous vegetables highlighted at the top of the Food Triangle. Chock-full of glucosinolates and bright phytonutrient colors, this is a hearty, vibrant cabbage stew. We wanted to create our take on a simple recipe that … Continue reading Try This Cruciferous Veggie Stew: Because It’s Winter & Gut Health Matters

Upgrade your afternoon snack routine with this delicious, stress-fighting veggie dip

January 02, 2020 at 01:00AM by CWC Looking for a delicious snack that fights stress while you eat? Watch the video for the recipe. Given the consequences of chronic stress on overall health, it might be wise to add “chill the f**k out” to your new year’s resolutions for 2020. (Especially given that it’s an … Continue reading Upgrade your afternoon snack routine with this delicious, stress-fighting veggie dip

A dermatologist is begging you to stay away from this ingredient if you’ve got dry skin

December 28, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC When it comes to selecting products for a dry skin routine, I like to play ingredient bingo with the labels. “Hyaluronic acid,” “ceramides,” and “colloidal oatmeal” are all winning picks to use, plus bonus points for buzzwords like “cream,” “milk,” and “hydrating.” But equally as important as the … Continue reading A dermatologist is begging you to stay away from this ingredient if you’ve got dry skin

Our leggings drawers are stacked but the best 2019 launches had us making more room

December 21, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC “What’s one more pair of leggings?” Those will probably be my last words as my dresser bursts open because it can’t take one more piece of athleisure stuffed inside of it. The excuses to buy more always seem so legit. Because you can wear leggings anywhere you go, … Continue reading Our leggings drawers are stacked but the best 2019 launches had us making more room

There’s only one month a year when it’s acceptable to drink eggnog—here’s how to do it vegan, dairy-free, and delicious

December 11, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Even if you’re the type of person who likes listening to Christmas music year-round, even if you put your tree up when there are pumpkins on your porch, even if you don’t understand the backlash against Love Actually and are committed to defending it as the best movie … Continue reading There’s only one month a year when it’s acceptable to drink eggnog—here’s how to do it vegan, dairy-free, and delicious

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