Michel Provost

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You'll Want to Pour This Avocado Dressing Over Every Salad You Eat — and You Should!

[1]<p>Creamy Avocado Dressing<p>Sprinkle of Green [2]<p>Notes<p>This sauce is also great to use as a dip. Sweet potato chips go perfectly with this, and it's a nice variation from the usual guacamole.<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 ripe avocado<br>• 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<br>• 1 cup water<br>• Handful of coriander (cilantro) leaves<br>• 1 …

3 Pasta Dishes That Are As Delicious As They Look

Growing up, my family ate pasta pretty much every day of the week. I’m not just talking spaghetti and red sauce. It was the mid-70s, during the …

7 Easy Veggie Chili Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Meat to Make It Hearty

Chili is one of those cozy dinners we make once a week come wintertime. We’re pretty much always craving a spicy, warm bowlful. Bonus: It’s one of …

Nature's Penicillin-Homemade Remedy

Nature’s Penicillin is a formula that I have been making for years whenever I have a cold or flu. I found that this formula speeds up recovery time …

Mindfulness meditation helps to control emotions, says study

Anyone looking for a way to control their negative emotions might benefit from some mindfulness meditation, according to a study published in the …

What your doctor isn’t telling you — but should be

When Vivian Breton, 28, went for her annual exam at her primary-care doctor’s office recently, she had a whole list of questions she wanted to ask.<p>“I …

The 41 most nutritious foods on Earth

But which produce is the most worth your while?<p>Jennifer Di Noia, a researcher at William Paterson University who specializes in public health, ranked a long list of fruits and veggies based on their nutrient density to see which ones should be classified as "powerhouse" foods: those most strongly …

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What you should eat before and after you exercise to lose weight, according to a celebrity trainer

However, if you're looking to shed some pounds, certain foods promote weight loss more than others.<p>We spoke to Russell Bateman, a trainer and the creator of the Skinny Bitch Collective— a workout regimen followed by models and celebrities like Ellie Goulding and Suki Waterhouse — to find out the …

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Rev up the grill for these 14 summer-ready recipes

You're stuck with an oven and stove all year long, so it's perfectly fine by us to make every meal on the grill come summertime. It's officially …

#Recipe : Crunchy Taco Cups

Recipes<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 lb lean ground beef, browned and drained<br>1 envelope (3 tablespoons) taco seasoning<br>1 (10-oz) can Ro-Tel Diced Tomatoes and Green …

The Wake-Up Call That Transformed Neuroscientist Richard Davidson's Life

Sometimes, hearing the right question is just as critical as finding the right answer.<p>Richard Davidson had been studying the brain for more than a decade when he was asked a question that quite literally changed his life.<p>"Why have you been using the tools of modern neuroscience just to study …

Mindfulness

1 Reason Why Meditation Is Better Than Drugs

I just meditated for 15 minutes, dare me to drive?<p>It's a common occurrence in Berkeley on a Friday afternoon. Someone pulls a little jar out of their pocket and puts it on the table. You already know what's in the jar.<p>I've been offered hundreds of opportunities to smoke, vaporize, eat, or otherwise …

The 7 Microwave Hacks You Need to Know

<i>This article is part of</i> Epi Loves the Microwave, <i>our exploration (vindication?) of the appliance everybody loves to hate.</i><p>If the kitchen was a middle …

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

A Profound Contradiction of Human Existence

“<i>Science does not reveal the meaning of our existence, but it does draw back some of the veils.</i>”<p>“Be not deceived,” Epictetus writes in <i>The Discourses</i>, …

The Top 10 Genius Recipes of 2015 (+ the Ones I'm Hunting in 2016)

Behold! These are the ten Genius Recipes you all (and we all) loved the most in 2015. There aren't too many surprises here—chewy-crisp chocolate chip cookies that happen to be vegan, magically creamy scrambled eggs, and three kinds of chicken (two of them cooked in milk, you smart creatures!). I …

Start Making Your Own Stock and Quit the Boxed Stuff for Good

The world finally figured out that broth—brodo, stock bouillon, whatever you call it—is more than just the base of a great soup: It's nourishing, restorative, and, above all, drinkably delicious.<p>It really is liquid gold. If you have good stock, you can transform almost any dish—from braises to …

100 Amazing Mini Habits That Will Make 2016 Awesome

Today I'm sharing with you my top 100 tips on work and life.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>Over the …

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9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought …

The Secret Remedies Opera Singers Use to Avoid Getting a Cold

The second you feel a tickle in your throat—try these methods.<p>The biggest applause at the opera always goes to those long notes that seem like they might never end. And when they do, you’re both impressed at the fortitude of the singer and relieved no glass broke like it always does in cartoons. …

How to Squeeze Every Last Drop Out of Your Sriracha Bottle

Don't be a pessimist—that almost-empty container of Sriracha is still plenty full! Instead of throwing away the last of that delicious, fiery red …

This 2-Ingredient Banana Pancake Recipe Is The Healthy Answer

Healthy and easy.<p>Two-ingredient recipes are a godsend for busy schedules. They can usually be made up with items already stocked in our kitchen. They are easy to make, and even easier to clean up after. And sometimes -- if we're lucky -- they happen to help us start our day off with a healthy …

This Kimchi and Vegetable Soup Makes Your Stomach's Dreams Come True

This kimchi and vegetable soup is healthy, sure. But it's also really darn good.<p><i>During this post-Thanksgiving, pre-holidays week, BA staffers are sharing their favorite hit-the-reset button meals. This isn't diet food—it's the stuff that we eat when we just need a ever-so-slight detox. First up,</i> …

The Still Point of the Turning World: T.S. Eliot Reads His Timelss Ode to the Nature of Time in a Rare Recording

“Go, go, go, said the bird: human kind cannot bear very much reality.”<p><i>“[Is] only the present comprehended?”</i> Patti Smith asked in her marvelous meditation on time and transformation. Generations earlier, at the same moment in history when Virginia Woolf was busy contemplating the elasticity of time …

Never Overcook Roast Beef Again

Next time you roast beef in the oven or your slow cooker, you'll know with complete confidence that it'll come out right.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Linda Buckmaster confesses to</i> …

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