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8 guilt-free comfort foods made completely from plants

From pizza to brownie recipes, 'YumUniverse' author Heather Crosby shows how plant food can be a tasty, healthy alternative to comfort food.<p>Comfort …

Grow your own fruit and veg indoors in even the smallest spaces with Bulbo

Are you a would-be gardener with no outdoor space? Or do you dream of self-sufficiency in a compact city apartment? Then Bulbo could offer you the …

Gardening

An Awesome 72 Square-Feet SHTF Medicinal Garden Plan

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could walk out into your backyard and find the medicine you need growing right there, ready to be picked and used to treat …

Alternative Medicine

Talks to Have With Boyfriend, Husband

My boyfriend and I always <i>want</i> to talk to each other, but when you're in a long-distance relationship that plays out almost entirely by phone, it's a fact that sometimes you simply run out of things to say. This phenomenon isn't limited to LDRs, however—in-town couples can come to a point where …

Relationships

Minipresso

There are tons of ways to make great-tasting coffee on the go. Espresso? Not so much. Until now. The Minipresso is a highly-portable, hand-powered …

Time & Oak Whiskey Elements

Plenty of factors go into creating an excellent, top shelf whiskey, but a Portland startup has whittled those down to the two most important …

10 Plyometric Exercise Moves That Burn Major Calories

These high-intensity moves can improve your performance, too<p>Ever seen people at the gym do a series of crazy-intense, rapid-fire jumps, skips, and hops? You were probably witnessing plyometrics, a type of high-octane training that taps into energy stored in muscles to encourage muscle development, …

Lean, Mean, Protein-Packed Meatless Monday Machine

Protein-packed and filled with hearty greens, this is Meatless Monday at its best.<p>Meatless Monday doesn't have to be a big production, but it should be super flavorful. That's why we're digging on this lean, protein-packed salad with hearty greens, lentils, and chickpeas. A few pieces of salty …

Healthy Eating

The Playlist That’ll Push You Harder Than You Could Ever Push Yourself

Just like that workout buddy that motivates you to give it your all<p><i>Every week, Your New Favorite Playlist introduces you to workout-worthy tunes from a different fitness brand. This week, Swerve Fitness shares one of its latest playlists.</i><p>You know how you can suddenly run faster or eek out a few …

20 Low-Carb Substitutes That Don't Suck

Seriously!<p><i>By Kissairis Munoz for Greatist</i><p>What do mac and cheese, stacks of pancakes, and bowls of pasta all have in common? If you answered, "Umm, they're delicious," you'd be right. But they're also heavy in carbs and can leave you feeling tired and annoyed. And while a diet rich in healthy …

The Easiest, Healthiest, Most Scrumptious Fudge Ever

With nourishing ingredients and true-to-tradition taste and texture, this fudge recipe is a crowd-pleaser among adults and children.<p>In a …

Dessert

Lush Green Roof Keeps This Tiny Cottage Home Cool in Oregon

This tiny house on Sauvie Island just north of Portland is home to a family of four, plus lots of guests on the weekends. Remodeled by Jessica …

DIY: Add a Pop of Color to Your Winter Wardrobe—Learn How to Needle-Felt Shapes to Woolen Clothes

Woolen sweaters, dresses, pants, skirts, and any accessory you can think of can be spruced up with the addition of some needle-felted appliqués. The …

DIY: 5 Ways to Give Yourself an AMAZING Massage

Between talking, texting, typing, and cross-training, life can really take a toll on your body. It's no wonder that prescription pain medication sales have jumped 90 percent since 1997, according to an Associated Press investigation. That's a lot of pills, especially when massage can be just as …

What the Proper Cell Phone Etiquette Is Around the World

My brain tickles itself when something brand new gets invented, like a smartphone, and how different habits and customs form in each culture around …

The Best Workouts For Your Body Type

You're a bit wider on the bottom than you are on top. Tone your arms and shoulders, and get tighter all over with our pear-friendly workout plan.<p>You're stick straight with very few curves. Add more shape to your waist and sculpt your glutes with this workout plan for straight body types.<p>Your bust …

Mix Up Your Greens Routine With These 2 Yummy Salad Recipes

Summer isn't just swimsuit season—it's salad season. When the weather's this hot, light and clean lunches are <i>definitely</i> a Do. But eating all of those veggies can sometimes lead to a salad rut. We asked the folks at Just Salad to share some recipes just for our lovely readers to help mix things up. …

Bourbon Chocolate Bunnies: Make Your Easter Basket Boozy

Easter egg hunts were fine and good when you were a kid and sugar was the only rush you needed. But it's time to set the Peeps aside. It's time to …