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4 snacks to maximize weekend workouts

Refueling after exercise is essential to seeing results: Since the body breaks down tissues and uses energy—namely carbs—contained or stored in the blood, liver and muscle, you're gonna need to fill the energy tank back up afterwards. Especially after a hard, long weekend workout we're all guilty …

The most alcoholic cocktails

Figuring out what to order at the bar can be difficult, what with the copious amount of choices the bartender can offer you.<p>There are hundreds of alcohols, liqueurs, and mixers that can be blended together to make some seriously delicious cocktails. But what if you just want one drink that’ll …

5 habits of vegetarians you should steal

More and more of my clients consider themselves to be “part-time” vegetarians. While they may not want to give up meat altogether, they enjoy plenty of meatless meals or take part in ongoing movements, like Meatless Mondays. Today is another formal campaign focused on leaving meat off your plate: …

Get more nutrition in every bite

To eat a healthier diet, here are some simple ways to pack more nutrition in every bite:<p><b>Healthier swaps</b><p>Processed foods often contain ingredients that bump up taste and texture, but add little in the way of nutrition. For truly healthy eating opt for DIY meals and snacks that are flavor and …

10 recipes for a high-protein meal in less than 15 minutes

The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE is a four-day event focusing on – if you haven’t guessed already – all things food and wine. It’s a huge star-studded production with celebrity chefs, impeccable dishes and some of the best spirits from …

Researchers figure out how to make chocolate healthier

One of your vices could one day be a little more virtuous: Scientists are announcing on Wednesday that they've figured out how to make chocolate healthier. The findings will be detailed by researchers from Belgium's Ghent University and the University of Ghana at the national meeting of the …

7 things you should know about matcha

I’ve been getting asked about matcha a whole lot lately. I heard that matcha shots were the “it beverage” at New York Fashion Week, and many dedicated coffee lovers are ditching java in favor of matcha. If you’re curious about this trendy beverage, here are seven things you should know.<p><b>It’s a</b> …

Animals and Plants Entwine in Mythical Sculptures

Surrealistic sculptor Ellen Jewett combines art, science, and medical illustration into an imaginative fusion of natural forms. Inspired by wildlife, Ellen transforms the familiar aspects of plants and animals into unique hybrid creatures. Realistic details flow from animal to plant. Some pieces …

Not all unplanned plants are weeds: the genius of the self-seeding plant

Self-seeding plants can lead to unexpected flowers and other garden delights<p>A few years ago, a friend gave me three young plants of Eccremocarpus scaber, the Chilean glory flower, which were little more than seedlings. I didn’t know much about them, but I carefully selected three spots in my garden …

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6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

15 Gardening Tips and Clever Ideas

<b>How to garden</b> and <b>how to plant vegetables and fruits</b> can be challenging. <b>How to keep plants alive and heathy</b> is a talent that can be learned. Today I’m …

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22 Plant Ideas That Will Stop Deer From Eating Your Garden

Garden owners can try everything from fences to motion-activated sprinklers with little effect. If deer are starving, they'll eat almost anything, …

Kathryn Toilet Seat

Inspired by a classic KOHLER design from 1929, this seat coordinates with select Kathryn toilets to bring timeless sophistication to your bath or …

5 foods for better brain health

March is National Brain Health Month, so it’s timely to highlight the role some foods play in healthy brain function:<p><b>Berries</b><p>Berries are rich in antioxidants that protect brain cells and improve blood flow, which may help reverse age-related deficits in motor function and working memory. Studies …

11 of Your Favorite Kid Foods, All Grown Up

Let's be honest: No matter your age, you're never above a gooey grilled cheese sandwich or piping hot bowl of mac and cheese. Here are eleven grown-up versions of your favorite childhood classics, so you can eat like a kid without compromising the air of adulthood.<p><b>Gnocchi Mac and Cheese</b><p>The only …

How-To: Faux Succulents from Pistachio Shells

If you’ve tried your green thumb at growing succulents but still can’t seem to keep them alive, why not go faux? I love these fake succulents made from pistachio shells and hot glue! They look quite pretty in their au naturel state, but are made even more dynamic by dying them different colors and …

Homemade Felted Cat Headband

Got cats on the brain? Why not turn your feline preoccupation into a fierce fashion statement by making yourself a homemade felted cat headband just like Japanese designer Campanella did?<p>Apparently these aren’t available for sale at the moment, but if you do have the urge to display a cat on your …

Robin Indar’s Incredible Custom Mosaic Tiles

Robin Indar is an incredibly talented and creative mosaic tile artist living and working in Chico, California.<p>There was something about her work that caught my eye, something that seemed so different than any of the mosaic art I had seen before. After closer inspection I realized that she was using …

Radicchio and Apple Salad with Parmesan Crisps

8 Servings<p>Chef Naomi Pomeroy prefers to serve salad at the end of the meal; with this one, you get a bit of a cheese course at the same time.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 ounces Parmesan, finely grated, divided<p>2 tablespoons honey<p>½ small shallot, finely chopped<p>⅓ cup olive oil<p>3 tablespoons white wine …

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Tahini & Farro Granola Bars

My friend Katerina recently brought me some tahini from the island of Crete. It's much darker than the tahini you usually find in the supermarkets and the flavor is certainly richer. This is due in part to the fact that the sesame seeds didn't have their hulls removed, making the resulting tahini …

Tips for a Weed Free Yard

Use these tips to banish weeds from your yard once and for all.<p>A layer of mulch 3 to 4 in. deep will keep most weed seeds in the soil from sprouting …

Quick and Clever Kitchen Storage Ideas

Simple solutions for fighting kitchen clutter<p>Free up drawer space by hanging measuring cups inside a kitchen cabinet. Position and mount a wood strip …