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Turmeric Chickpeas with Garlic Tahini

This was a quick, clean out the refrigerator lunch, and a compelling reason to always keep some of these turmeric chickpeas on hand. Turmeric …

Recipes

9 Unique Ways You Can Use a Foam Roller to Become a Better Athlete

A foam roller has an extremely boring job.<p>It usually lays somewhere in the corner of a fitness facility or weight room, waiting for you to pick it …

Yale's "Happiness 101" Course Is Available Online For Free — Here's How You Can Take It

What’s the secret to happiness? You could soon find out for free. One of Yale’s most popular classes — not just this school year, but in the …

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

Self-improvement

This Slow-Cooker Baked Beans Recipe Is So Good You’ll Eat Them Straight Up

We set out to recreate the Boston-baked beans of our youth with a homemade touch. If you’re not about to sit over the stove stirring a pot for hours until your elbows start to flare up (yay, adulthood), then utilize your trusty slow cooker to make the time-honored dish. Once you get a taste of …

Slow Cookers

The 7 Best Trader Joe's Smoothie Ingredients

And we thought TJ's couldn't get any better.<p>What do smoothies and Trader Joe's have in common? They both have endless possibilities. Whenever I …

Wearing the hijab: what it's like to be the 'girl in the headscarf'

When my sister first put on a headscarf, her high-school best friend didn't speak to her for three years.<p>Two weeks later, a woman yelled at my friend …

15 Meatless Recipes to Make with Lentils

My husband used to doubt that meatless meals would actually fill him up, but I knew otherwise. So to convince him, I rotated plenty of lentil-heavy …

Why You Should Never Throw Away Parsley and Cilantro Stems

You can use them in everything from curry and dressing to soups and stir-fries.<p>Every week, the same ignominious bundle of herbs looks back at me from …

No Lie: These Vitamins Will Make Your Metabolism Skyrocket

Did your mum always remind you to eat your vegetables and take your vitamins? As always, her advice was right (is she ever wrong?). Eating a …

Healthy and Easy Meals Your College Student Can Learn to Make

As a parent, you may worry that your kid will be subsisting on late-night junk food once they’re out of your house and on their own.<p>There may be a fair amount of snacking, but by making sure they have a few recipes they can make on their own, you can rest assured that they are at least capable of …

Recipes

Taste Beyond The Tongue

These Cauliflower Recipes Taste Nothing Like Your Sad Diet Food

Shake it up.<p>Within the past couple of years, cauliflower has gained some culinary appeal. People love it for its healthy qualities and its ability to be extremely versatile in the kitchen ― this cruciferous vegetable can easily be made into a healthy pizza crust alternative, or even a carb-free …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Really Need

A man's fitness routine, much like his choice in films, women, clothes and favourite reptile (Komodo dragon - closely followed by the bearded dragon …

Today's Workout 33: The 4-move muscle-punisher circuit

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This workout isn't about isolating a particular muscle group or body part and working it to exhaustion. …

MIT created an app to help you learn a language while waiting for stuff to load

I love learning languages and am currently trying to learn Dutch, but somehow can’t bring myself to open the DuoLingo app or a textbook after a long day at the office. I could feel bad about it… if I didn’t speak a few other languages already. That puts me way ahead of the average American, as 75 …

Apps

Get Ready for Summer With This Full-Body Workout From the Tone It Up Girls

Tighten and tone from head to toe with this total-body routine.<p>Want to shape up for warmer weather? Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott (who you probably …

How to Make Cauliflower Rice

It's happened. I've hopped onto the cauliflower-rice bandwagon. After seeing it all over the internet, I finally decided to see what the hype was …

This Is the Top Salad Recipe on Pinterest

Long gone are the days of the boring lunch salad. Sad iceberg lettuce with watery tomatoes and shredded carrots are an insult to the medium. You …

The Best Zucchini Noodle Recipes You Could Ask For

Long live zoodles!<p>Zucchini is a versatile veggie. It can be turned into taco shells, you can use it as a healthy alternative to pizza crust, and perhaps best of all, you can easily spiralize this green summertime squash and turn it into a plate of zucchini noodles, also known as zoodles.<p>Zoodles are …

25 Minutes. 13 Moves. One Total-Body Pilates Workout That Burns So Good

There are some sweat sessions that leave you wondering if you even got a good workout. And then there are others that make you shake, sweat, and feel …

Workouts

Torch 300 Calories in 30 Minutes With This Cardio Boot Camp

Maximize your sweat session by mixing cardio with strength training. This combo burns calories while building metabolism-boosting muscle, and we call that a winning combo. Try this tried-and-true workout for yourself with this 30-minute cardio boot camp. We offer modifications for every move, so no …

Vegan Corn and Sweet Potato Chowder Soup

<i>Quick simple and comforting this Vegan Corn Chowder is creamy without all the fat and packed full of veggies for a delicious and satisfying meal.</i>It …

Tuscan Bean Soup {vegan + gluten free}

Shares 3K<p><i>This hearty Tuscan Bean Soup is so warming and nourishing. It’s sure to cure whatever ails you! Serve with your favourite crusty bread.</i><p>My …

Gluten-Free

Taste Beyond The Tongue

23 Vegetarian Recipes That Are the Answer to Your Meatless Prayers

Vegetarians, we feel your pain. Staples we grew up with like arroz con pollo, ropa vieja, and beef stew all have one thing in common: meat.<p>But that doesn't mean there aren't delicious veggie-friendly Latin dishes out there. In fact, with the popularity of events like #MeatlessMonday, they're in …

This Slow Cooker Chickpea and Spinach Dish Is Loaded With Vegetarian Protein

Want to put a balanced, healthy meal on the table, without the major headache of cooking up a storm? Good news: This chickpea and spinach recipe can …

18 One-Pot Gluten-Free Dinners for Busy Evenings

It’s 2017 now, and eating gluten-free hardly means living off of rice and meat alone. If you’ve adopted the lifestyle, we’ve got plenty of gluten-free cake recipes and breakfast recipes for you. But often, these (admittedly amazing) dishes require some time, effort, and well, lots of dirty dishes. …

Cooking

7 Easy Lunches To Bring To Work This Week

Because homemade food is always better than that sad $10 sandwich you usually buy.

Healthy Eating

25 Vegan Weeknight Dinner Recipes With No Meat Or Dairy

Whether you're vegan, vegetarian, or just looking to try something new in the kitchen.

Cooking