Carol Brinker

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This Slow Cooker Garlic Mushroom Recipe Is an Easy Win

I am a strong believer in the power of mushrooms. It's one of those things, I think, that goes with just about any meal. Making chicken tonight? …

Cooking

Heart-Healthy Recipes

These delicious, healthy recipes from Food Network have tons of flavor and are low in saturated fat.<p>Hummus Dip<p>Hummus is made with heart-healthy …

Healthy Eating

Anxiety Relief Without The High? New Studies On CBD, A Cannabis Extract

As more states legalize marijuana, there's growing interest in a cannabis extract — cannabidiol, also known as CBD.<p>It's marketed as a compound that can help relieve anxiety — and, perhaps, help ease aches and pains, too.<p>Part of the appeal, at least for people who don't want to get high, is that CBD …

Cannabis

Trader Joe’s Gluten-Free Cauliflower Gnocchi Is Taking Over Instagram

Just when you thought we'd seen cauliflower transformed into every possible carb, Trader Joe's has presented us with Cauliflower Gnocchi. We first …

Food

This Is What Happens When You Combine Weed and Meditation

Marijuana can be a shortcut to enlightenment.<p>I’m a cannabis nurse—a registered nurse who specializes in medical marijuana—and I serve as a patient educator at MarjuanaMommy.com. This makes me intimately familiar with the medical benefits of weed. I also meditate daily. And while I do use cannabis …

Meditation

Meal Prep These Slow Cooker Recipes for Leftovers All Week

One of my favorite meal planning and prep strategies right now is to front-load the early days of the week with dinners that make lots of leftovers …

Cooking

13 High-Protein Meal Prep Recipes to Make This Sunday

13 meals in only four hours.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Jennifer Wilcox. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Meal prep and I have a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy it throughout the week, because it makes my life easier. It allows me to sleep a …

Healthy Eating

These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Basically Burritos—But Way Healthier

When I'm at a loss for what to make for dinner, I often turn to Southwestern flavors and ingredients. I know that some combination of black or pinto …

Sweet Potatoes

Rainy Day Recipes for When You’re Not Planning to Leave the House

Time to get cozy with comfort food favorites.<p>Although we’d rather the weather be beautiful all the time, there’s still plenty to love about a rainy …

Cooking

Easy 9x13 Cobbler Recipes That'll Make Sure Everyone Gets Seconds

Because if we're being honest, the 8x8 is never really enough.<p>Though cobblers may be seen as an easy Southern classic, it takes the perfect balance …

Dessert

You Need These 7 Easy Sheet Pan Chicken Dinners in Your Life

A trusty sheet pan is one of the best easy weeknight dinner solutions. Pile the whole meal onto it, toss it in the oven, and in next to no time you …

Cooking

'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics sold over a million copies around the world. Now Rovelli is back to explore the mysteries of time. He tells Charlotte Higgins about student revolution and how his quantum leap began with an acid trip<p>• Extract from Carlo Rovelli’s new book: on the elastic concept of …

Physics

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, …

Yoga

Gwyneth Paltrow's Carbonara Will Become Your Favourite Weeknight Meal

Gwyneth Paltrow's <b>It's All Easy</b> cookbook is full of easy weeknight meals anyone can make, including this carbonara pasta recipe. The actress and …

Cooking

A Life Coach's Step-By-Step Guide To Quitting The Thing You Hate & Creating The Life Of Your Dreams

While January 1 may be a popular time to wipe the slate clean and start fresh, there's something about the blossoms of spring that evokes a sense of …

Motivation

This Is The Most Extra Sunscreen You've Ever Seen

There's a part of my nature I've been fighting my whole life: I like tacky things — and not in an ironic way. Flamingo wallpaper, Playboy bunny …

Lips

Beauty: 3 night masks for glowing skin

Did you know that also <b>night</b> wants its <b>beauty routine</b>? <b>Face masks</b>, in particular, are the best product to rehydrate, repare and light our skin. To get …

Skin Care

23 Fruits and Vegetables That Are In-Season During the Spring

<i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Mackenzie Patel. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Spring time brings light jackets, naps in the park, and sunshine (without a becoming a full on sweaty mess). Fruits and vegetables are also in abundance, because the balmy …

Food

Creating Outdoor Privacy with Screening Plants and Hedges

Looking for an easy and affordable way to create a bit more privacy at home? Australian horticulturist Adam Woodhams says screening plants are the …

Landscaping

The Overnight Mask That Plumps and Firms Your Skin While You Sleep

I love face masks, but besides a Sunday night when I can luxuriate with a book and a sheet mask, I rarely find the time to sloth around the house …

Skin Care

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Here's what 22 singers look like without makeup

Professional singers spend much of their careers in the spotlight.<p>For stage performances and public appearances, they often amp up the drama with bold beauty looks. But just like us, these crooners don't spend <i>all</i> of their time in full glam.<p>Christina Aguilera made headlines in March when her …

Social Media

5 Clean-Eating Meal-Prep Recipes You Can Make Once and Eat All Week

We love clean eating. But cooking for hours? Not so much. Problem solved: Presenting five lean (but flavorful) big-batch recipes you can cook once …

Cooking

Herb-flecked butter makes rich contrast to bite of radishes

Never hurry and never worry. Sensible advice from Charlotte, the renowned spider, weaver and heroine. But it’s a tall order — never?<p>I decided to start slow, swearing off the hunch-shouldered hustle for an evening. Instead of hurtling through traffic, I stayed put. Instead of banging through dinner …

Deep Frying

20 Easy Dinner Ideas For When You're Not Sure What To Make

:: bookmarks ::<p><i>We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community for their go-to easy dinner ideas — the ones perfect for busy nights where you don't want to spend hours in the kitchen, but still want something more substantial than, say, a PB&J. Here are some of their picks, along with several of our</i> …

Cooking

1-Week Meal Plan of Healthy Budget-Friendly Lunches for Work

<b>Sponsored by EatingWell Frozen Entrees</b><p>A little lunch-packing effort goes a long way to save some extra cash. This easy 5-day plan includes packable, …

Healthy Eating

French Onion Steak Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:30 minActive:30 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories930Total Fat48 gramsSaturated Fat22 …

Food

Quick, Delicious, and Perfectly Portioned Breakfast Meal-Prep Ideas

If you tend to grab a scone or a bagel with your morning coffee run, it might be the reason you're feeling sluggish by mid-morning. Meal prepping for the week on Sunday is a must because it not only saves you precious morning minutes, but also ensures you have a delicious, easy, fast, and perfectly …

Weight Loss

30 Spring Dinner Recipes You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

Dear soups, stews and casseroles: We’ve had a good run. But it’s springtime now, and that means we’re on to lighter and brighter meals. For starters, …

Cooking

The Best Cauliflower Recipes That Put the Low-Carb Veggie to Good Use

Tasty comfort food doesn't always call for carb-heavy, health-averse ingredients. In fact, sometimes the best comfort foods come in the form of …

Cooking