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Italian Pasta

© Anna Williams<p>Bucatini Carbonara<p>Italian carbonara is famously rich, combining pancetta or <i>guanciale</i> (cured pork jowl), egg yolks and cheese. At …

Cooking

Review: Trader Joe's Herb Garlic Sirloin Steak with Chimichurri Sauce Chimichurri Fried Rice

One of my favorite things about Trader Joe's is their meat selection. I like that they have a variety of ready to cook meats, marinated and all, so …

Trader Joe's Chimichurri Stew Recipe

Introduction<p>I sampled this at Trader Joe's and couldn't get over how delicious this was!! Hearty and satisfying with flavors of cilantro. YUM!!!! I …

Food

Easy Crockpot Dog Food

posted by Chungah on May 13, 2015 231 Comments »<p><i>DIY dog food can easily be made right in the slow cooker. It’s healthier and cheaper than</i> …

Dog Food Recipes: Easy Crockpot Chicken & Brown Rice

<b>Base</b> <br>1 cup brown rice<br>2 cups water<p><b>Vegetables</b><br>1/2 lb. green beans, broken into segments<br>1 medium sweet potato, raw, cut into medium-sized chunks (leave …

Recipes

Scooby’s Organic Stew for Dogs

Yes, I cook for my dogs. It started when one of our dogs got sick and wasn’t interested in eating unless it was <i>the good stuff</i> but once you let that …

5 Shoulder-Opening Binds to Ground & Cleanse the Body

10.4K<p>SHARES<p>Binds are a wonderful way to open the shoulders, create a safe, stable haven in a pose, and build <i>prana,</i> or energy, in the body. Often …

20 Natural Diuretics to Add to Your Diet

There are few things as frustrating as nagging belly bloat when you're diligently working out and adhering to a healthy diet. Even though you might …

Nutrition

13 Pairings for the Ultimate Weight-Loss Smoothies

The rule even applies to what you choose to put in your weight loss smoothies each morning. See, some ingredients work best à deux by boosting each …

Nutrition

3 Secrets for Better Arm Balances

803<p>SHARES<p>Bryant Park Yoga is back in New York City for its 12th season, featuring teachers curated by Yoga Journal. This week's featured instructor …

Your Plan for 5 Easy Dinners with Help from the Slow Cooker

When you have a hectic week on your calendar, do you properly batten down the hatches when it comes to meal plans or do you let your planning go a …

A Trainer Says to Ditch Crunches For These Ab Moves Instead

Of all the core exercise variations out there, crunches definitely dominate in terms of popularity. But are they <i>actually</i> effective for achieving abs, or have we all been wasting our time? Personal trainer Ridge Davis helped us settle the debate once and for all. Spoiler: there are better moves to …

10 Superfoods For Everything From Allergies To Muscle Pain

Illustrated by Caitlin Owens.<p><i>We've all trolled the internet at midnight wondering if our symptoms are normal, or if a bowl of cereal qualifies as</i> …

10 Deep Questions That Could Help You Live Your Best Life

Checking in with yourself regularly is a great way to stay in tune, practice self-care and ensure that you’re living your best life. As an added bonus, being happy and healthy will give you the awesome energy you need to care for the people you love while crushing your professional goals. Read on …

Happiness

This Is the Smartest Way to Cook Breakfast While You Sleep

Coat a 4 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add the sausage, onion, and oregano; use a …

14 Changes Dogs Go Through As They Age That All Pet Owners Should Know About

When I got my first dog, I was in denial that I would outlive him. For years, my German shepherd Lucas effortlessly jumped into my Jeep for hiking …

This $10 Whole Foods Buy Cured My Chronically Bloated Stomach in 24 Hours

For the better part of April, I've unwillingly accessorized my go-to uniform of vintage Levi jeans, a white T-shirt, and a black leather jacket with …

You Might Not Realize That This Interview Question Is Actually Discriminatory

In another blow to the salary history standard, the Ninth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals unanimously ruled today that women's previous salaries …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

We love making smoothies! They’re a great way to get fruit, protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory benefits in one pretty glass. If you have a sweet …

23 Fruits and Vegetables That Are In-Season During the Spring

<i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Mackenzie Patel. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Spring time brings light jackets, naps in the park, and sunshine (without a becoming a full on sweaty mess). Fruits and vegetables are also in abundance, because the balmy …

Slow Cooker Beef and Lemongrass Noodle Soup

Ingredients<p>3 cups sodium-reduced beef broth<br>• 6 slices fresh ginger<br>• 2 stalks lemongrass trimmed, halved crosswise and bruised with back of knife<br>• 2 star …

9 food parts you should never throw away

If you're immediately tossing those leftover parts of fresh produce in the trash, you could be missing out on some powerful nutrients—and losing money in the process.

Tone Your Entire Body in Just 10 Minutes With These 13 At-Home Workouts

You don't need an hour or even 20 minutes to get a good sweat sesh in. These workouts prove you just need 10 minutes and minimal equipment to get a good full-body burn — most of them can be done right at home! Now, you have no excuse to skip a workout.<p>Simple 10-Minute Booty-Shaping Workout<p>Shape and …

Workouts

Pan-Roasted Chicken Breasts Recipe

"These chicken breasts are fast, easy, and delicious. By 'pan-roasting,' you can easily monitor the internal temp. Leaving the skin on adds a lot of …

15 Taco Salads That'll Spice Your Healthy Lunches All the Way Up

There's nothing like a satisfying taco, but if you're counting your calories you already know you have to switch some of the ingredients out to …

Healthy Eating

An overripe banana is VERY good for health; here's why

Most of us tend to throw away overripe bananas, fearing they would no longer be fresh, and therefore, not fit to eat.<p>Although overripe bananas may …

Hormones and Weight Gain: What Every Woman Should Know

If you’re trying to maintain or lose weight, realizing that you’ve put on a few pounds unexpectedly can be a bummer, but when exercise and healthy …

8 Light & Fresh Slow Cooker Recipes for Lemon-Lovers

Right now there are just two things I really want in my meal plan: slow cooker dishes that make dinner easier, and all the lemony things I can get my …

The dream job that's all the rage across America

Taso Du Val started Toptal (short for "top talent") when he saw just how hard it was for U.S. firms to find top freelance talent in tech. He knew …

The Workplace

The DASH Diet Is Great For Weight Loss, So Why Is No One Following It?

Our dietitian busts 4 common misconceptions about the DASH diet—plus why you might want to consider it.<p>The DASH diet often flies under the radar, …