Briana Castillo

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These insightful, erudite and wide-ranging essays illuminate the mysteries of our bodies and our minds<p>First of all, the title is misleading. If you are looking for something that might, say, explain medical terms or those notes on files that doctors use to acronymically conceal their scorn (the …

Books

10 Veggie Noodle Recipes to Finally Try at Home

We will never not love a lobster roll. (Bless you, summer.) But for nights you want to lighten up, bust out the veggie peeler (or spring for a spiralizer) and see what all this "zoodle" business is about. Here, ten faux-pasta dishes using zucchini, carrot, cucumber, beets and other farmers'-market …

When He Lined A Pan With Bacon, I Started Drooling. Then He Flipped It Over And I Lost My Mind.

Some people say that the bacon craze is over, that all the recipes have been discovered and devoured, and that we should move on to something new. I …

Breakfast

17 Warren Buffett Quotes That Will Inspire You to Remarkable Success and Happiness | Inc.com

It's no secret that Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors and businesspeople in the world. However, what is not as well known is that he is also one of the happiest.<p>While Buffett has built remarkable wealth over the decades, his feet are still firmly planted on the ground. He still …

- The Washington Post

Kale, tomato and lemon magic one-pot spaghetti

This pasta is a complete revelation – the sauce is magically made from the pasta water and tomatoes, as the pasta cooks all in one pan. No fuss, one …

These Clever Illustrated Optical Illusions Will Make You Do A Double Take

<b>Based in</b> Malaysia, T-shirt designer Chow Hon Lam—whom we last featured for his witty illustrations of pop culture characters' everyday life …

What Dairy Can Do To Your Skin

Thanks to the 1980s, many of us are familiar with the tagline, "Milk: It does a body good." And while drinking milk has always had clear benefits -- from helping you reach the daily recommended dose of calcium to replenishing your body after a workout -- there's more to dairy's impact than you may …

Meal Prep These 60 Big-Batch Recipes and Eat Well All Week

A little extra work on the weekend means you can eat well for days.<p>Nothing makes us feel more at the top of our game than meal prepping big batches of grains, beans, proteins, and sauces to mix and match for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Make a few of these recipes—from basics like roast chicken or …

Cooking

Cleanses: Can drinking your greens jump-start your health?

As a new mom, Shauna Martin couldn't understand why she was diagnosed with cancer-- a disease that didn't run in her family, that is, until her younger sister was given the same diagnosis just two weeks later.<p>“My doctor said ‘The chances of you and your sister getting breast cancer were like one in …

Easy Tricks to Make Vegan Versions of Your Favorite Summer Foods

Eating more plant-based foods this summer? That’s a great decision! There’s no better time to eat lighter, healthier, and kinder. If you’re worried …

Cooking

This Guy Put an Entire Winery in His 550-Square-Foot NYC Apartment

Next time you want to complain about your spatially ­challenged NYC apartment, just remember the name Matt Baldassano.<p>Because that’s the name of a …

Pasta recipes: the best quick and satisfying dishes

Pasta is the ultimate storecupboard staple. With just a handful of ingredients and a bag of pasta, you can whip up a simple, satisfying and delicious meal in minutes.<p>These recipes will inspire you to get a little more creative with pasta, whether it's to impress a crowd or for a cosy TV dinner for …

The Day My Food World Turned Upside Down: My Plant-Based Journey

You might think you’ve reached the pinnacle of healthy, sustainable eating when you have your own small herd of goats. For 26 years, I’d paid close …

Green Living

LED indoor farms could change the food industry, and help solve world hunger

The world’s population keeps growing and we keep using up the Earth’s land to grow more food – so what happens when traditional agriculture can no …

Aquaponics