Darnisha Griffin

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Quinoa, Kale and Sweet Potato Salad • The Bojon Gourmet

When I was quite young, my grandmother took me out to lunch at an LA diner. As she ordered, the waitress asked if she would like a “super salad” with …

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Infographic: 10 Essential Yoga Postures for Strength Athletes

<b>A lot of people associate yoga with really skinny, flexible people.</b> But can it help you get stronger? Athlete and coach Brandon Hofer demonstrates …

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Pure Genius: Avocado Chocolate Chip Cookies

Seriously, why didn't someone think of these sooner?<p>Prepare to see a lot more avocados very soon: Menu trends experts recently named avocados the "ingredient of the year" at the 2013 MUFSO Supershow, a food-service industry conference. Get in on the trend by adding more avocados to your at-home …

5 Yoga Poses for Amazing Arms

Do these moves for arms you can’t WAIT to show off<p>Yoga helps to calm the mind and spirit, but it also creates absolutely gorgeous arms! These 5 moves from the <i>Women’s Health</i> Big Book of Yoga by Kathryn Budig will help build strength in your upper back and shoulders without adding bulk. The result: …

Baked Sweet Potato Wedges with Spicy Avocado Dip

Growing up, I was always part of a team. I played slow-pitch softball as a little girl. I was on a jump rope team in elementary school (Stop it. You …

Turkey Burgers Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Love Food | The Burger | Parragon Books, 2012<p>If ever there was a girlie burger, this is it. Unabashedly, …

Baked Salmon with Avocado Mango Salsa Recipe

Of all the ways there are to cook salmon, baking it is one of the easiest. Just brush the fillets with a little olive oil, sprinkle with salt, and …

The Ultimate Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

How to make delicious fries—and the healthiest, tastiest dip to go with them<p>Avocado is packed with good fats. And the good news is, mixing the smooth, creamy superfood with a smoky spice like paprika makes for a mouthwatering combo. Try this at home: Spiced Sweet Potato Fries with Creamy Avocado …

Easy Sweet Potato and Pepper Hash With Eggs Recipe

An easy sweet potato and bell pepper hash served with eggs cooked directly in the same skillet.<p><b>Read more: Easy Sweet Potato and Pepper Hash with Eggs</b><p>Ingredients1 large sweet potato (about 12 ounces), cut into 1/2-inch diceKosher salt2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 green bell pepper, cored and seeded, …

Honey-Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> About 24 cookies<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>10 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>30 minutes<p>A recipe for Honey-Peanut Butter Cookies; tastes just …

Spiced Sweet Potato Cookies Recipe

Instead of pumpkin, these cookies are made with sweet potatoes. Molasses, brown sugar, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and ginger give them an autumnal flavor.<p><b>Note:</b> To make mashed sweet potato, pierce a medium size sweet potato all over with a fork then microwave on high for 4 minutes. Turn potato over, …

Carb Buster Breakfast

When I was in New York City last weekend, I stayed in this hotel and ordered room service for breakfast from Fireside, the hotel’s restaurant, …

School packed lunch inspiration

Thinking of healthy and exciting pack lunch fillings can be a daily challenge. Especially if you can't envisage your child happily trotting off to …