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Sweet Potato Apple Pancakes Are a Paleo Eater's Dream Breakfast

It's time to switch things up with your standard flapjack fare this Fall! This Paleo recipe features two seasonal staples I love to eat: sweet potatoes and fresh apples, which make for a potato pancake that's rich in vitamin A — an essential nutrient to keeping your immune system working in your …

Don’t Eat Meat? Chimichurri Is Great on Sweet Potatoes Too!

According to the powers that be at Pinterest, searches for basil and cilantro have risen 18% and 20% respectively over the past year. It’s easy to see why: They’re super versatile and immediately give a bright, fresh flavor to your cooking. Here, I used them both (the perfect marriage) to make a …

Recipes

Gabion garden ideas

Gabion fences are wire mesh baskets filled with stones. Gabions can be used for many purposes in the garden: for benches, external environment of the …

Landscaping

How To Install String Lights Outdoors - Build.com

DIY: How to Tile a Bathroom Floor

After buying a fixer-upper 17 months ago, gutting it, building a 2-story addition, taking the old roof off and replacing it with a new one -- as well as raising the chimney -- I can comfortably say that laying new floor tile is within the scope of some DIYers.<p>There are a few prerequisites for a …

7 Crispy, Crunchy And Crave-Worthy Vegetable Recipes

The reason many people (especially kids) don't like vegetables is because of their texture. Mushy, soft veggies are the worst! That's why roasting makes a world of difference. From Broccoli with Chipotle Honey Butter to Curried Carrots, you'll actually crave these dishes.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli With</b> …

How To Make Fast Food Low-Carb

So you want to go low-carb but are afraid you'll be missing out on your favorite fast food, right? Well fear not, here are my top low-carb hacks for fast food and some of my favorite low-carb fast food recipes I've found.<p><b>Top Tips On Eating Out, Low-Carb Style</b><p>Before you head out, remember these …

6 Basic Wines Everyone Should Know

From the "cashmere of reds" to the "Marc Jacobs of whites," let a sommelier take the legwork out of finding tonight's perfect vintage.<p><b>Marissa A. Ross, Mindy Kaling's former Girl Friday and the creative nose behind the blog Wine-allthetime helps you broaden your palate.</b><p>Wine isn't the easiest …

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

Ira Glass

Home & Design Links We Love This Week

<i>Bike-powered compost, better toddler presents, a gif that keeps on giving, and more.</i><p>Erin Boyle's list of holiday gifts for toddlers is imaginative and thorough, with two present suggestions for each gift idea—the gift of art, for example, could be double-sided crayons or a trip to the museum. …

Cute

The Only Vegan and Gluten-Free Dish You'll Need To Survive Winter

Food and eating has and always will be special and unifying to my family. There is no doubt about it, the kitchen is by far the most important room in my parents' home. They are forever hosting and it doesn't matter if you stop by for a few minutes or a few hours, you won't be allowed to leave …

Even more essential Mac keyboard shortcuts

There are a ton of Mac keyboard shortcuts to make your digital life easier and more productive. Last week, we showed you 10 of the best shortcuts to keep in mind when using your Mac, and you responded with even more.<p>Here are Cult of Mac readers’ suggestions for even more fantastic Mac keyboard …

Operating Systems

How to take a screenshot on a Mac - and 10 more awesome tips

1. Introduction<p>Pointing a camera at a computer screen is never a good idea (hey there, reflections!), which is why the humble screenshot has proved a …

Alternote — Evernote Powered Note

Alternote is a beautiful new note-taking app for Mac that’s powered by Evernote. Currently in Public Beta, Alternote sports a host of features that …

Paperless Productivity With Evernote & Pocket

Evernote provides many different tools to capture and save web content. From our own Web Clipper to integrations like Feedly and Pocket,Freelance …

Productivity

10 Evernote Lists to Keep You Organized

Evernote is a very powerful note-keeping app. It can be the one place for all of your notes. For me, it has all but replaced my trusty Moleskine …

Evernote

Using Evernote (the right way)

I believe that the best insights are made possible when they’re built from the best knowledge available. Discovering that information gets easier and …

The Best 3-Ingredient Pancake Recipe Ever (Gluten Free)

We're all about a long, extravagant brunch that's just begging to be Instagrammed, but sometimes we're in the mood for a quicker morning meal that doesn't require slaving away. That's why we're obsessed with these three-ingredient pancakes that are so easy to make.<p><b>Get the recipe.</b><p><b>Get the</b> …

You Can (And Probably Should) Be Eating Banana Peels

We thought banana peels were good for two things: protecting bananas and serving as comedic props. That was until we heard that not only is it safe to eat banana peels; it's also advisable. Huh. Here's the deal.<p><b>Why is this a thing?</b> In addition to potassium, which helps balance electrolytes and grow …

5 Hearty Salads That Are Outrageously Delicious

Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will leave the table hungry, I assure you.<p><b>1. French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese</b><p>Earthy French green lentils, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy vegetables make a hearty and …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

Motivation

Details Songbook: 11 Tracks We're Listening to Right Now

Check out the music that’s spinning in the Details offices.

POP Pilates: Intense Ab Workout! (Full 10 min)

Quick Pilates Workout Exercise Examples

Use this quick Pilates workout anytime you want to go through a routine designed to give you a balanced and challenging set of Pilates exercises. …

Tone Your Core Fast With These 5 Mat Pilates Exercises

Flat abs are at the top of many wish lists. Unfortunately, many people—even those with considerable gym experience—go about their core routine the …

Yoga

The Ultimate Pilates Ab Workout: 6 Must-Try Moves

If you’re sick of slogging through endless rounds of crunches at the gym, we don’t blame you. Ab workouts can be boring — but that’s where Pilates …

The Secret to an Amazing Body

These Are the Best Workouts for Every Part of Your Bod

They say health is wealth, and fitting in regular exercise is an essential part of the plan. But for workout newbies, the fitness world can seem like a terribly intimidating place, especially when you’re crunched on time. We asked Re:Make 2015 speaker (get your tickets here!) and Blogilates founder …

Madonna

22 Almond Recipes That Are Even Better Than Eating 'Em by the Handful

Chop 'em, candy 'em, purée 'em, or turn 'em into flour: Almonds are one of our favorite nuts to cook with. Check out these almond recipes for inspiration.

Breakfast

These 5 easy vegetarian pasta recipes will rev up your dinner

A jar of pasta sauce, a handful of meatballs in a pan, a box of spaghetti, and dinner is served, right? Not anymore. Spaghetti and meatballs might be a standby comfort food for your family, but it's not the only noodle game in town.<p>Dinner, solved! 30 days of easy dinner recipes for the whole …