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diet-eat.net – Excellent Lunch Recipes For Tired Cooks

Every other week, Bon Appétit associate editor Christina Chaey writes about what she’s cooking right now. Pro tip: If you sign up for the Healthyish newsletter, you’ll get the scoop before everyone else. When I started working on our “What’s For Lunch?” feature in the March issue of the magazine, I was in a dark

diet-eat.net – Celebrating Lunar New Year in Isolation Is a Reminder of My Family’s Resilience

Every Lunar New Year, my Vietnamese family places an altar by the front door, teeming with candles, oranges, plates of rich pork curry and pillowy sticky rice. The tradition is part of Tết Nguyên Đán (Feast of the First Morning of the First Day), when we invite our ancestors into our homes so they might

diet-eat.net – Animal Crossing Is Teaching Me How to Slow Down

Every other week, Bon Appetit associate editor Christina Chaey writes about what she’s cooking right now. Pro tip: If you sign up for the Healthyish newsletter, you’ll get the scoop before everyone else. Dear Healthyish friends, I’ve been spending all of my free time these days picking fruit, chopping hardwood trees for wood, digging for

diet-eat.net – I Launched My Dream Food Business But I Lost Myself

My job as a creative consultant was to come in, “discover,” and articulate the value systems that would underpin a company’s reason for being. These belief sets were designed to justify the “why.” Yet most of the time the connection between the product and the purpose was tenuous at best. The products made them money,

diet-eat.net – When Everything Happens at Home, I Set Boundaries to Stay Sane

This article is part of Healthyish at Home, our expert-sourced guide to making our living spaces feel great.  We are a family who never closes the bathroom door. The habit started back when my spouse and I began dating; I resented anything getting in the way of our running conversation. Thirteen years and two children

diet-eat.net – My Home Gym Set Up Is Totally Doable To Replicate

This article is part of Healthyish at Home, our expert-sourced guide to making our living spaces feel great. Welcome to my basement gym! To the left I gaze upon the litterbox and dirty laundry pile. The ceiling is low, the concrete floor uneven, and the temperature COLD. Spiders seem to be laughing at me from

diet-eat.net – Why I’m Trying to Cook Less in 2021

Every other week, Bon Appetit associate editor Christina Chaey writes about what she’s cooking right now. Pro tip: If you sign up for the newsletter, you’ll get the scoop before everyone else. Dear Healthyish friends, Hi, hello, and happy new year; after taking a brief newsletter hiatus at the end of The Year That Shall

diet-eat.net – Winter Self Care: These 5 Things In My “Joy Toolbox” Are Getting Me Through Winter

In Here We Are, artist Martine Thompson explores what it means to care for oneself in a world that doesn’t make it so easy. Up next, a guide to building a joy toolbox to give yourself a midwinter boost. Read on, but don’t forget to check out her winter playlist too. This was one long,

diet-eat.net – My Step Counter Obsession Got Worse During Quarantine

You’re averaging fewer steps a day than last year. On average, last week’s steps were less than the week before. Since the start of the pandemic, the alerts from the Health app on my iPhone have felt more pointed than usual. I know it’s bleating out an emotionless statement of fact, but if it were

diet-eat.net – I Ate Food to Heal Burn Wounds Faster

Last Thanksgiving, a month after the breakup, I traveled with family to Philly. It was a welcome change of place. A relative had purchased a house in a suburb near the city, and what better way to housewarm than to roast a bird? Sitting at the kitchen island, drinking an effervescent wine, I watched the

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