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Sick? Cook Yourself to Health with Recipes for Soup, Tea, and More

From brothy soups to cleansing teas, these are the recipes we reach for when we're feeling under the weather.<p><b>Hold onto your mugs:</b> These 30 recipes for brothy soups, cleansing teas, and zingy fruit- and veg-packed juices are practically meant for the days when you're feeling under the weather. So go …

Cooking

Everything You Need to Know About Cooking With Nuts, Seeds, and One Rogue Legume

Almonds! Cashews! Pepitas! Here's how to cook with the different types of nuts and seeds available.<p>How well-versed are you in the world of nuts and seeds? While they provide plenty of quality protein and fat for easy snacking, these nutritional powerhouses are also some of our favorite pantry …

Carrot Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

<i>Recipe: Merce Muse, Thrive Market</i><p>These gluten-free carrot cupcakes have a tropical twist -- sweet pineapple and nutty coconut add both flavor and moisture the batter. But don't worry, the carrots are still the star -- you'll taste them even under a thick blanket of rich, tangy cream cheese frosting.<p>…

How To Make Sure You Never Get Food Poisoning Again

The debilitating illnesses you can get from eating contaminated foods are pretty unpleasant -- the 48 million people affected with food poisoning per year can attest to that. Food poisoning is universally dreaded, especially considering the number of outbreaks per year, but it's also relatively …

Sun Brewed Tea

As summer approaches and the days grow longer, nothing quite quenches your thirst like a glass of delicious ice tea. If you have never made sun brewed tea before, I can assure you, it will bring out the homesteader in you.<p>The notion that you just created a delicious beverage using nothing more than …

Facing a Food Crisis: Realistic Ways to Prepare

Facing a Food Crisis – Are you ready for what’s around the corner?<p>Along with many of our readers, our family is preparing for some challenging times …

Agriculture

The perils of contact lenses

<b>Specialists at Moorfields Eye hospital have noticed a rise in eye infections among contact-lens wearers and are warning users to take extra care.</b><p>Last year, doctors at the hospital treated 60 new cases of a particularly nasty infection called acanthamoeba keratitis - around two to three times more …

Contact Lenses

What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

Basic Income

7 Foods to Put You in a Better Mood (and 3 to Avoid!)

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Build an Impressive Little Air-Powered Toy Car

Young maker “CrazyPT” has a bunch of really cool toy building projects on his YouTube channel. Here, he creates a really fun little air-powered car out of little more than a plastic bottle, some bottle caps, plastic straws, wooden skewers, and a motor scavenged from a dead CD drive.

Kids

6 Foods That Clear Brain Fog | Wake Up World

By Valerie Tunks<p>Guest Writer for Wake Up World<p>While on my own personal journey to learn more about the pros and cons of consuming gluten, I ran …

Brain Fog: Causes, Symptoms, Solutions

<b>Brain fog is characterized by confusion, forgetfulness, and a lack of focus and mental clarity. It is avoidable and treatable. Learn what to do about</b> …

Wellness

The Fat Burning Kitchen - Foods that Burn Fat, Foods that Make You Fat

<i>Attention Men & Women Over Age 50 Struggling To Lose Weight...</i><p><b>Discover How The Foods You're Eating Every Day Are Making Your Fat Cells SICK ...</b><p><b>Making</b> …

Nutrition

The Four Gifts of Anxiety: Embrace the Power of Your Anxiety

“My anxiety stops me from being able to focus. It gets so bad sometimes that I feel like I’m weighed down by a wet blanket. I can’t sleep at night. …

Confessions of a Non-Gluten Eater

Why I went for it, why I stuck with it…<p>In the summer of 2013 I opted to stop eating gluten. I'm married to a hedge fund VP who became a holistic nutritionist and while I wasn't fully on board with embracing a new lifestyle in the beginning, I thought it was worth a try. I'd never had any food …

These Blended Frozen Banana Recipes Are Better Than Ice Cream

It’s time to rethink the banana.<p>All you need is a freezer and a blender to transform the potassium-, serotonin- and fiber rich fruit into the creamiest, most healthy treat we’ve had all year.<p>We scoured the internet for delicious ideas, but really, you can’t go wrong: peel and slice some slightly …

Ice Cream

17 Ways To Eat Protein For Dessert

Who needs protein bars when you can eat peanut butter cups?

Animal vs. Plant Protein – What's Better?

Starting a conversation about protein sources between a vegan and a meat eater is a lot like discussing politics or religion with a stranger. More …

New Study Links Facebook To Depression: But Now We Actually Understand Why.

The irony of Facebook is by now known to most. The “social” network has been linked to a surprising number of undesirable mental health consequences: Depression, low self-esteem, and bitter jealousy among them. Now, a new study in the <i>Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology</i> finds that not only do …

Stir-Frying 101

A stir-fry is an easy way to transform an assortment of simple, healthy ingredients into a harmonious whole. The cooking time is quick, so once you’re at the stove, have everything ready to go. When prepping, dry vegetables after washing them, and cut each ingredient uniformly for a crisp-tender, …

Wrap Sandwich and Burrito Recipes

Stuff tortillas or lavash bread with a variety of fillings -- chicken, beef, vegetables, beans, and more -- to make delicious hot or cold wraps and burritos for lunch today.<p>A tangy, spicy spread made from sour cream, pickled jalapenos, and lime juice adds kick to these wraps stuffed with chicken, …

Cooking

Super Healthy & Delicious Appetizer: Sweet Potato Skins

Food Babe's Sweet Potato Skins<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>35 mins<p>Total time<p>45 mins<p>Serves: 8-10<p>Ingredients<p>8 small sweet potatoes<br>• coconut oil<br>• 3 avocados, …

How to Make Sprouted Grain Bread

Of all the known breads, the simplest and possibly the most nutritious is Essene whole grain bread. An ancient recipe for this unusual loaf appears …

Chocolate-Raspberry Cups Halloween Candy Recipe - 1 Point

With the passing of yet another Halloween sugar induced candy coma, I couldn’t let this holiday get too far past without writing about an amazing …

Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe - 1 Point

photo credit: Sidereal<p>There’s nothing that feels better when you’re sick (or really, anytime for that matter) than a good old fashioned bowl of …

Crockpot Vegetable Minestrone Soup Recipe – 1 Point

0 from 0 votes<p>VEGETABLE MINESTRONE SOUP RECIPE<p>Prep Time<p>15 mins<p>Cook Time<p>6 hrs<p>Total Time<p>6 hrs 15 mins<p>A healthy, hearty, and delicious vegan soup that’s …

Red Cabbage in Red Wine Sauce Recipe for Passover - 1 Point

Here’s another tasty Passover Recipe that’s amazingly yummy and very low in Weight Watchers Points. This will make a great side dish to your Passover …

Crock Pot Homemade Apple Butter Recipe - 1 Point

If you love southern cooking like I do, you’ll love my homemade apple butter recipe, complete with step-by step instructions. I worked really hard to …