Alexis Cumana

308 Added | 7 Magazines | 4 Likes | 4 Followers | @AlexisCumana | Keep up with Alexis Cumana on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Alexis Cumana”

The Secret to Juicy Shrimp

Step 1. Soak shrimp in brine.<p>Soak quickly in brine to keep lean seafood moist as it cooks and season it throughout. A solution of 1 tablespoon kosher …


Sheep-Human Hybrids Made in Lab—Get the Facts

The breakthrough moves researchers a small step closer to growing human organs for medical transplant.<p>Building on a controversial breakthrough made in 2017, scientists announced on Saturday that they have created the second successful human-animal hybrids: sheep embryos that are are 0.01-percent …


6 Culinary Uses for Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice You Never Thought Of

For most of us, orange juice is seen as a breakfast beverage and occasionally a mixer for cocktails. Sadly, outside of these two functions, OJ doesn’t generally come out of the fridge. It’s such a shame that this vitamin-C laden juice isn’t incorporated more readily into your day-to-day cooking; …


Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …


Chicken Thighs

Star chef Paul Kahan is a big fan of chicken thighs because they have so much flavor and are so inexpensive—the best of both worlds. Here are a …


10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …


10 Egg Recipes That Will Make You Skip the Snooze Button


Recipe: Beef empanadas

Beef empanadas are favourites throughout Spain and Latin America.<p>Their delicious flavours and flaky pastry shells have led them to become beloved …


Brit + Co’s 13 Best Homemade Pizza Recipes for Nights In


The best books for entrepreneurs beginning their journey

Five founders share the tomes that inspired them to business success.<p>Emma Sinclair, co-founder, Enterprise Alumni<p>One of my favourite books is <i>The Man Who Planted Trees</i> by Jean Giono, which recounts the proverb of an old shepherd who spent his life pushing acorns into the soil of the hills that …


Lemon Spaghetti with Shrimp

Make the shrimp: In a medium saute pan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Season the shrimp with the salt and pepper; add to the preheated …


Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me

I wish someone had told me when I first began my journey into a life of my own that where I needed to begin was sitting on the floor, with my eyes closed. I wish someone had told me that my first step, the first step anyone must take is inward.<p>I wish someone had told me when I felt I had nothing to …


13 Foods That Will Clean Your Blood

Food is more than just something we feed our bodies with. It can also be seen as a manner of healing our bodies, as there are certain types of foods …

Alternative Medicine

These Honey-Sriracha Meatballs Make Meal Prep Easy

There are two types of people who do weekly meal prep. The first is the health-conscious person who's counting something (calories, protein, sugar) …


Meyer Lemon Buttermilk Bundt Cake - The Washington Post

For the filling: Whisk together the Meyer Lemon Curd and cream cheese until smooth, with no white streaks.<p>For the cake: Combine the shortening and 1 tablespoon of flour in a small bowl, to create a paste. Use your fingers or a paper towel to generously coat the inside of the Bundt pan with the …


Our chefs’ favourite pasta sauces

What do some of the UK’s most accomplished chefs like to dress their pasta with? We asked seven of them to find out.


9 Fattening Foods You Should Never Eat Again

What is the food you refuse to eat? Tofu? Peas? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it might be because you do not like how it tastes, not necessarily …

This One Ingredient Will Give You the Best Hot Chocolate Ever!

I used to hate cold winter days. Sub-freezing temperatures, whipping wind, icy sidewalks — no, thank you, I'll happily pass. But, I've recently come …


How to Seed a Pomegranate Because There's Only One Good Way

If you've never known how to seed a pomegranate, we're here to help.<p>The other evening on the subway I saw a lady, her Whole Foods shopping bags at her feet, eating pomegranate seeds straight from a plastic container, and I felt a flash of recognition. Until recently, I had no idea how to seed a …


12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.


14 Natural Super Foods to Relieve Constipation Fast

The well being of a person has been linked to the health and the condition of the digestive system. So the digestive problems are the reason for …


How to lose weight faster, but safely

No gimmicks, no lies — just 15 science-based nutrition strategies to jump-start your slim down.<p>Making small, specific goals is key to losing weight …


6 Foods (and 1 Drink) That Are Linked to Inflammation

Hey, did you know that there are two kinds of inflammation? Acute inflammation is short-term and helps your body heal itself and fight illness (like …


20 Snacks That Burn Fat

What you eat between meals matters more than you think. These choices boost metabolism and help you lose weight fast.

Healthy Eating

It's not just in the genes: the foods that can help and harm your brain

Our diet has a huge effect on our brain and our mental wellbeing, even protecting against dementia. So, what should be on the menu?<p>As a society, we are used to the idea that we feed our bodies, and that our diet shapes our waistlines. But many of us forget that the same diet also feeds our brains, …


10 Potent Foods That Kill Pain Fast

If there is one ailment that can debilitate a person that illness is pain. Thankfully there are naturally occurring foods that can eliminate these …

Alternative Medicine

The 5 French “Mother” Sauces That Guarantee a Great Meal

Taming Destructive Emotions

<b>In your new book, Destructive Emotions, you write that “recognizing and transforming destructive emotions is the heart of spiritual practice.” Can</b> …


Top chef reveals secret to making perfect pancakes - and the common batter mistake we make

It's almost that most wonderful time of the year - Pancake Day!<p>Nestled between Christmas and Valentine's Day, Shrove Tuesday provides some much …


It's better to be single, according to science

Give Tinder a break and take yourself on a date tonight.<p>Being single has a handful of benefits, scientific research has found. Alone time is one of them.<p>Single people are more likely to not only embrace solitude, but benefit from it, recent studies have suggested.<p>Bella DePaulo, a psychologist at …