Rob Straker

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Burrito Bowl Recipes

Healthy, fast, and delicious? Sign us up.<p>Finding weeknight dinner recipes that are healthy, quick, easy, and kid-friendly can be difficult, but we’ve …

"You never stop being a mum" Mother aged 98 moves into care home to look after her 80-year-old son

A 98-year-old mum has moved into a care home to look after her 80-year-old son.<p>Ada Keating and her son Tom are inseparable and love spending time …

25 Cozy Slow-Cooker Meals That Basically Make Themselves

The ultimate comfort food recipes, right this way.

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Cooking

An Uncluttered Home Begins With This Simple System

It's Monday! We're into week two of our decluttering program and the assignment I have for you today is a doozie—attacking a problem area that I know …

Minimalism

10 Easy Chicken Casseroles for Busy Weeknights

As summer draws to a close, you'll want to pull out your casserole dishes that have been stashed away in the back of a cupboard all season. There's …

Comfort Food

Why Teachers Need Their Freedom

Educators must remain engaged and autonomous in order to do their jobs well and avoid burnout.<p>My co-teacher and I met in the parking lot before school and stared into my car trunk at the costumes and props we had gathered over the weekend. We were giddy with excitement and nervous because neither …

Teaching

12 Sandbag Exercises That Work Twice As Many Muscles in Half the Time

One of the most versatile tools you’re probably not using, a sandbag is great for when you want to work out but also don't want to spend all <i>day</i> …

7 Delicious Chicken Wraps That Deserve a Place on Your Lunch Menu

Eating a healthy lunch during the busy workweek can be challenging, especially when it seems like you're always eating the same thing. Tasty …

Healthy Eating

Clean eating may sound like a smart way to diet, but it could actually be harmful

Dieting fads are in the public eye more than ever, thanks to their ubiquity on social media and popularity among celebrities.<p>Many of these popular diets, like Whole30 and the 80/20 diet, include some version of restrictive eating and are known as "clean" diets. They are touted by celebrities like …

Nutrition

21 Healthyish Dinners You Can Make Ahead Of Time

Save time and money.

How Strength Training Changes Your Body For Good

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> The Science of Exercise<i>, which is</i> <i>available at Amazon.</i><p>Dr. Dena Oaklander, a psychiatry …

A Step-By-Step Guide to Making Frybread

I fell in love with frybread before I’d ever even tasted it. I was a kid, and my parents rented a great movie called <i>Smoke Signals</i> for our family movie night. It’s a lovely, funny story about young Native American adults on a coming-of-age road trip through the American Southwest. (I highly …

Baking

This Mini-Workout Will Blast Your Abs, Shoulders, and Arms All At Once

Add this pushup and row finisher to your next workout<p>Andy Speer, the creator of The Anarchy Abs Workout for <i>Men's Health</i>, knows a little something about how to build a rock-hard midsection. That's why this pushup and row finisher is going to scorch your abs and shoulders.<p>Each move in this workout is …

57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

Breakfast

16 Kinds of Lean Protein that Can Help You Lose Weight

Your lunch is lame. Let us help.<p>When you think of lean protein, there's a pretty good chance chicken is the first thing that comes to mind. But this macronutrient, which is vital for losing weight, comes in many shapes and sizes.<p>Though it's easy to get stuck in a food rut, especially if you're …

Healthy Eating

20 exotic slow-cooker recipes to spice up weeknight dinners

Just looking at <a href="http://www.halfbakedharvest.com/crockpot-crispy-caramelized-pork-ramen-noodle-soup-wcurry-roasted-acorn-squash/">this sweet …

Spanish Breakfast Casserole with Eggs and Bacon

This is ideal for a brunch party; the entire casserole can be assembled the night before so all that’s left to do is bake it the next day. And let’s be real: We’d happily eat it for dinner, too.<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound country-style white bread, torn into 1-inch pieces<p>½ cup plus 3 tablespoons olive oil, …

Recipes

15 New Takes on Classic Italian Recipes

February 13th is National “Italian Food” Day. It makes total sense that this food holiday falls one day before Valentine’s Day because who knows more …

BookFilter: Last Minute Gift Ideas/Best Books of 2015

Don't panic. Or should I say, DON'T PANIC! Books make a great last minute gift. Put a little effort into it and they're personal and thoughtful...and easily returnable for another book if they've already read it or you've gone wide of the mark. (What? Your friend's son has already read The Hunger …

20 Delicious Meals To Make With English Muffins

Pizza, for one.<p>The greatest thing about English muffin recipes -- aside from the fact that it means you get to eat English muffins -- is that they are downright simple to make. Because when we say English muffin recipes, we don't mean whipping up these griddled breads from scratch. Nope, we're …

The 4 Superfoods You Aren't Eating Enough Of (And No, Kale Isn't Included)

We have a choice: We can choose to eat foods that feed disease, or we can choose to eat those that feed our <i>health</i>. According to some estimates, 77% …

Nutrition

Supplements You Can Trust

It’s time you know the truth: The pills you pop to improve your total health aren't always worth the cost.<p>In fact, some synthetic vitamins are …

This Drink is a Medicine for More Than 60 Diseases; Also Kills Parasites and Detox the Body

Here is a recipe for a very powerful natural drink that has a very strong anti inflammatory properties. The combination of all the ingredients in …

Alternative Medicine

Build your meals around the specials and don't be afraid to use the freezer: The SEVEN tips to keeping your grocery bills down... and how you can cook an Easter lunch for just $6

• <b>Lyndey Milan created Easter lunch recipes for $6 per person from Aldi</b>• <b><br>Home cook icon trawled supermarket aisles to find inspiration for recipes</b>• <b><br>Result</b> …

As storytellers, we speak for pluralism and democracyy

The Folio prize has opened its doors to writers from across the world. What a great opportunity to use art to emphasise our common humanity<p>In Turkish the word literature, “edebiyat”, comes from the same root as edeb, which means “good manners” or “moral correctness”. I have always found this …

BAKED BARBCECUE PORK BUNS

Before I even knew what dim sum was, I was a fan of the pork bun. Each week, after visiting clients near Clement Street in San Francisco, my Dad …

Baking

Top 5 Ways To Build Your Body Figure

7:52 AM Beginner Bodybuilding, Gain Muscle, Nutrition, Workouts<p>We live in a society where physical look of a person is given more importance than …

Ireland are 'aesthetically turgid' and the Six Nations is becoming 'very boring' - Austin Healey's damning verdict

Austin Healey has backed Steve Hansen’s assertion about modern-day rugby being ‘boring’ and has called for change before youngsters “end up playing …

Build Strength And Power With This Weight Training Routine

Get Strong With This "POWER WORKOUT"<p>DESCRIPTION<p>This workout routine is designed for those of you who want to get strong. Who doesn't want to get …