Barb Mackay

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10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

The 10 Best Healthy Dinners for Busy Families — Recipes from The Kitchn

The best healthy dinners for families are the ones that require just a few ingredients (ideally most of them vegetables!) and minimal equipment, and …

Cooking

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Sauté first 2 ingredients in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until tender. …

Recipes

I Meal Prepped Every Meal For 5 Days — These Recipes Made It Super Easy

In college, meal prepping every Sunday night was a huge part of my healthy routine. It saved me not only time but also money. It kept me on track to meet my healthy goals, because I knew I had no excuse to grab something unhealthy on the go. All I had to do on a weekday was go home, and a …

Healthy Eating

The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction: 6 Steps to Writing and Publishing Your Bestseller!

Overview<p>The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction: 6 Steps to Writing and Publishing Your Bestseller! by Philip Athans, R. A. Salvatore<p>Science …

Recipe: Beef and Broccoli Buddha Bowls — Recipes from The Kitchn

Think of these lunch bowls as the wholesome, more nourishing version of everyone's favorite takeout dish: saucy beef and broccoli stir-fry. They have …

Flavors

A slew of must-read books for writers

If you’re mired in a writing rut, read.More specifically, to revive and refresh your creativity—and possibly recapture your passion for prose—it’s …

Writing

This Mushroom Cauliflower Rice Skillet Is a 20-Minute Meal

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i> <i>column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.</i><p>I …

Food

One-Pot Campfire Mac & Cheese is the Ultimate Camping Comfort Food

Mac and cheese is one of the easiest recipes to prepare, which is why it’s perfect to make on a camping trip. Perfectly al dente noodles, surrounded …

Recipes

Page layout for sketchers

<b>Posted:</b> July 28, 2018 | <b>Author:</b> Shari Blaukopf | <b>Filed under:</b> Uncategorized |2 Comments<p>After five wonderful weeks in France and Portugal, it’s great to …

Sketching

These Keto Fat Bombs Will Make You Totally Forget You're on a Diet

When it comes to trying a new diet, you may go into it already dreading the things you assume you'll have to to give up. Luckily with the ketogenic diet, dessert is not one of them. Even though the keto diet is known for being low-carb, there are still plenty of options to help you get your sweet …

Ice Cream

Challenge Yourself With This Trainer's No-Equipment Ab Workout — It's a "Tough One"

Are you up for a challenge? Personal trainer and fitness influencer Kelsey Wells is here to fire up your abs like never before. She shared an advanced bodyweight ab workout on Instagram that's "not for beginners," according to her caption. The workout features five killer moves that require zero …

Exercise

50+ Gorgeous Grain Salads You'll Want to Pack For Lunch

Few salads are as filling and tasty as grain salads like those made with bulgur, farro, wild rice, and quinoa (while technically a seed, quinoa shares many qualities with whole grains, so we're counting it). These whole grains provide an ideal base for a variety of flavors, and are easily …

Healthy Eating

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

These Whole30 chicken nuggets are kid- and adult-approved

The Whole30-approved chicken nuggets in Michelle Smith’s new cookbook, <i>The Whole Smiths Good Food Cookbook</i>, are a long way from the processed, …

22 DIY Sewing Projects Even The Biggest Novice Can Do!

So you want to start sewing? Whether it’s for a hobby, or you’re in desperate need for some cute clothes, we’ve got you covered.<p>In the beginning, it …

Vernon writers launch online workshop for teens, young adults - Kelowna Capital News

Local writers are working to inspire future writers to uncover their voice.<p>Two years ago, as writers Kerry Gilbert and Natalie Appleton were talking …

Writing a Book or Article? Now’s the Time to Create Your ‘Author Platform’

An author platform means you are seeking the right readers for your work and putting yourself forward as an authority.

Sylvia's Ribs Recipe

"Ooey gooey good! Never a leftover. You can also add finely chopped onions, soy sauce, etc."<p>Ingredients<p>8 pounds pork spareribs<p>3 cups ketchup<p>1 cup …

Kale, Quinoa, and Avocado Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette Recipe

"Steaming the kale removes some of the bitterness. The salad dressing ties all the flavors together. A quartet of super foods (kale, quinoa, avocado, …

Cool down with an ice cold watermelon lemonade slushie

We said it before and we’ll say it again: any way you slice it, your summertime BBQ is incomplete without watermelon. And as we approach those dog …

Zucchini Patties Recipe

"These cheesy zucchini patties are an excellent way to use up that abundance of zucchini from the garden. Serve with a bit of tomato sauce or sour …

Marinated, Grilled Summer Vegetables

These flavor-packed grilled summer vegetables utilize what we refer to as our “Master Marinade” to wake up all of the fresh flavors of the veggies …

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

Motivation

4 High Protein Recovery Recipes for Athletes

WHY PROTEIN IS ESSENTIAL FOR RECOVERY<p>Protein is the essential building block of the human body. It is essential for the repair of cells that have …

Creamiest Rice Pudding Recipe

"OK, so it's a little time-consuming to make this on the stovetop, but for a real rice pudding fan, it's worth every minute. My husband says it …

Martha Stewart's Genius Mac & Cheese Is What We're Bringing to Every Summer BBQ

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some good-as-gold recipes. Today, we're highlighting a home-run mac and cheese from Martha Stewart.</i><p>I’ve never met a mac and cheese I didn’t love—from velvety noodles swimming in sauce to sheet …

Cooking

50 Surprising Ways to Cook Shrimp

Shrimp is underrated. It's the quickest, most versatile protein in your kitchen. You can smother it in cheese sauce and pasta, or toss it on the …

21 Books Goodreads Users Can't Get Enough Of This Summer

All of the faves — in fantasy, mystery, romance, and more.<p>Below are the titles, based on average rating and number of ratings, that are getting a lot of buzz and love.