Nithyaa Kesavamurthy

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Turn Your Watermelon into Pudding with Only 3 Ingredients

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian local</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: One taste of this three-ingredient Sicilian summer pudding and you'll wonder why you haven't been cooking—yes, cooking—watermelon for years.</i><p>It may …

Grand Tours

Raw Chia Caramel Pecan Pie [Vegan] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

This Turkish Delicacy Will Have Your Mouth Watering! I Was Surprised How Easily It Came Together!

Baklava is a sinfully sweet and nutty Turkish delicacy that consists of layers upon layers of light phyllo dough, encasing a variety of nuts that are …

Welcome to My Humane Backyard

by Nancy Lawson<p>The suspect creeping up near my front fence was a tough character—broad-leafed and thick-stemmed and threatening to invade my property …

Raspberry Pi AirPlay Speaker

The Raspberry Pi is a full Linux computer that’s about the size of a credit card and sells for $25–$35. It has a 700MHz ARM CPU and 512MB of RAM. Because of its capabilities and its low price, it has become wildly popular with the hobbyist market. Some people have done ingenious things with …

5 Strength-Training Moves That Double as Cardio

It doesn't have to be one or the other.<p>If I could only do one workout for the rest of my life, it would be strength training—for sure. Apart from making you feel like a badass and sculpting a sexy bod, hundreds of studies have shown that strength training boosts your metabolism and has a positive …

Workouts

Rekindle your love of cheesecake with 14 great recipes

Cheesecake is one of those desserts that bring back childhood memories like faded flashbacks — of stomping on Graham crackers in plastic bags on the kitchen floor, of licking the batter off wooden spoons, and of sneaking bits from the refrigerator like a geologist slicing samples from a guarded …

Bedroom Bathroom Partition in Colored Plastic Panels - DIY idea

How To Get A Six Pack: Tone Up Your Stomach With This Simple Exercise

If you long for a toned stomach but don't want to put in the hours at the gym, then this is the exercise for you.<p>The 'V-sit with tuck' is a simple …

10 Ideas to Steal from English Cottage Gardens

The best cottage gardens look like they planted themselves. They didn’t, of course. But the design principles they follow are simple.<p>The English …

Landscaping

This Recipe Will Make Weekday Breakfast Feel like Weekend Brunch

Three words: candied. edible. flowers. If you’re looking for an easy way to impress your guests this summer, try your hand at baking these simple lemon loaves with sugared flowers. Both beautiful and scrumptious, these treats will make everyone think you’ve opened your own own patisserie!<p><b>Lemon Loaf</b> …

Dessert

Magnifique Millet With Spring Vegetables [Vegan] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

The Home Workout Movement

en_US<p>article<p>Get In The Best Shape Of Your Life, At Home, For FREE. Daily video workouts, motivation, and extensive meal plans to help you live a …

Searching for pound cake like grandma used to make

<b>Q:</b> I am looking for a pound cake recipe I originally got from my Grandma Rowe, who was the best baker in our family. She even won a newspaper recipe contest for her Jack Horner coffee cake in the 1970s. I also have letters written to her personally from Mary Meade, a writer for your paper of long …

Dessert

8 Moves For A Stronger, Flatter Belly

We could rattle off all the perks of a stronger core, but you probably already know them (OK, we can't help it! Here are two great ones: you'll have an easier time wrestling into your skinny jeans and they up your chances of nailing an awesome tennis serve). But what you probably didn't realize? …

Workouts

Farmers’ Market Bag (From an Ikea Rug)

<i>Oh my word…..I am SO excited to welcome our very newest contributor to Make It and Love It — Jill from Snugglebug University! Jill has some serious</i> …

The Ultimate Arm Transformer Workout

Get those pipes ready for tanks, strappy dresses, and bathing suits.<p>In my experience, the traditional arm exercises, like bicep curls, triceps kickbacks, and side raises, don’t bring big results quickly. They are important and valuable movements, for sure, but they don’t change you fast.<p>I’ve coined …

Workouts

13 Vegan Ice Cream Recipes That Are Better Than The Real Thing

Photo credit: Edible Perspective, Minimalist Baker, Two Peas and their Pod, This Rawsome Life<p>Ice cream is, at its very core, a dairy-rich dessert. It has not been a friend to the lactose intolerant or vegans, which doesn't seem fair when you consider how very amazing this frozen treat is to eat. …

The Renegade Seamstress

Well, it’s official. Thanksgiving is over so let the Christmas festivities begin…<p>Here’s an idea for those of you who love to recycle and create …

The Best -- And Easiest -- Vegan Chocolate Milkshake

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A smooth, chocolatey milkshake, with frozen bananas and almond milk standing in for dairy. Stop what you're doing, and make one now.</i><p>This milkshake recipe is so …

Homemade Vegetable Broth

Homemade Vegetable Broth<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>1 hour<p>Total time<p>1 hour 10 mins<p>Author: Fork & Beans<p>Serves: 8 cups<p>Ingredients<p>½ yellow onion, chopped<br>• 3 …

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

I suffer from the curse of the <b>restless baker</b>: however much I like a recipe I’ve borrowed or created in the past, I am wildly tempted to venture a …

Slideshow: Good and Bad Exercises for Low Back Pain

Exercise

Cinnamon Roll Bundt Cake Recipe

Confession: I positively love to eat cake for breakfast, and especially coffee cake. Back in college, I became hooked on a certain cake that was only …

Vegan Bath & Body