Whether you want to eat healthier or save money, bringing your lunch is one of the easiest ways to accomplish both. The only problem is that bringing your lunch can get incredibly boring if you pack the same turkey and swiss or PB&J day in and day out. So today, we have a bunch of new healthy lunch recipes for […]
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Like Mardi Gras and St. Patrick’s Day, Cinco de Mayo is one of those holidays many of us celebrate simply because it gives us an excuse to eat and drink. And really, what’s wrong with that? Nothing, I say—and any occasion that calls for margaritas and chips and guacamole is just fine with me. Here are some recipes to get you in the mood for a fiesta, whether you just want to raise a cocktail or have a full-on Mexican feast.
Attention, holiday shoppers! Today kicks off the opening of the first-ever Real Simple holiday pop-up store in the heart of Rockefeller Center (right across from the giant tree and skating rink). If you’re in the area, stop by and say hello, plus get great gift ideas and holiday tips from our team of experts who will be doing demos and offering advice each day.
One of our experts is Jessica Seinfeld, who will be demonstrating her Whoopie Pies and doing a book signing at the pop-up store this Friday at 1 p.m. I was able to catch her on the phone recently to get a little insight into her new cookbook and how she handles the holidays.
This vegetarian-friendly meal was prepared by Kristin Appenbrink, the associate editor of RealSimple.com and Home & Organizing blogger on Simply Stated. In addition to writing and editing for the site, Kristin is the voice behind Real Simple’s Facebook and Twitter accounts.
I chose the Mushroom and Herb Strata because it was one of the ones in the story that was vegetarian from the start. Or ovo-lacto vegetarian, meaning it includes eggs and dairy. I’m also a huge fan of stratas. The cutting and prep takes a little bit of time, but they are still incredibly easy to put together. And, well, they almost always include cheese. Enough said right there.