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Challah

Makes 2 loaves<p>Senior editor Julia Kramer’s mother, Jill Weinberg, shared her family’s challah recipe with us—it is truly revelatory. All we can hope is that our faithful version comes close. (For best results, bake weekly for several decades.) This recipe makes two loaves, but it can easily be …

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Breakfast Fried Rice Is the 10-Minute Meal Your Mornings Have Been Missing

Fried rice: it's what's for breakfast. No, not a cold serving from the box of leftover takeout in the fridge, but a homemade fried rice that's fast and easy for weekday mornings. The best part of this recipe is that it uses up leftover rice (or farro, spelt, sorghum, quinoa, or any other grain you …

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7 Ways Essential Oils Can Tackle Common Skin and Hair Problems

We have covered 7 essential oils that will help you build beautiful skin and healthy hairs. Following these tips will give your beauty regime a new …

Mexican Chocolate Waffles [Vegan]

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Red Velvet Waffles With Cream Cheese Sauce [Vegan]

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Falafel Waffle [Vegan]

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Skillet Garlic Flatbread Recipe

"This goes so well with Mexican or Indian soups, lentils, beans, or chilies. I'm sure you could also use as a base for quick pizzas or brush with …

Maple-Chia Overnight Oatmeal with Almond Butter

I’ve made a lot of lifestyle changes on my weird little wellness odyssey. But there’s probably no area that’s been made over more thoroughly than my …

The brilliant (and healthy!) 15-minute dinner recipes you’ll want to make every night

You prepped your overnight oats and packed your lunch the night before, but if your stomach is growling by the time you get home from work (or a …

10 Asian-Inspired Summer Meals

This summer, enjoy the vibrant flavors of Asia without ever leaving your own kitchen. From Asian BBQ Chicken to Shrimp Pad Thai, all of these dinners are fun, fast and fuss-free.<p><b>1. Asian BBQ Chicken</b><p>Think of this dish as Chicken Teriyaki with a South Asian flair, or India meets the other flavors of …

Mindfulness Exercises - Mindfulness Techniques That Work

These easy mindfulness exercises are simple enough for anyone to try, and yet they are an extraordinarily powerful method for developing self …

14 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Go Way Beyond Eggs

Everywhere you look, people are taking all sorts of measures to reduce their daily dose of carbs. In the new low-carb wonderland, starch-free …

Mandy Ingber shares 10 yoga poses for a better mood - TODAY.com

Yoga can benefit you no matter what mood you find yourself in. Emotion is motivating when we put it into motion. Yoga will uplift you if you are feeling sluggish or down, relax you if you feel high-strung, and soften your edges if you are feeling angry. This 10-minute series is from my new book, …

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These Nighttime Yoga Moves Will Help You Sleep

No other sleep tricks required.<p>Who needs lullabies or a warm glass of milk when you have yoga?<p>The practice is notorious for being a great way to squeeze in some exercise or flexibility training -- but it's also the perfect way to unwind before hitting the hay. In the Udaya video above, yoga …

8 Natural Beauty Ingredients Hiding In Your Pantry

Beauty products can be expensive, and many of them can dry out the skin and hair, requiring more products to fix the problems the first ones created.

The Top 10 Workout Songs for June 2016

<i>Flickr: Ernst Moeksis</i><p>The summer possesses a strange magic that allows it to draw pop songs out of the woodwork--even from acts that aren't necessarily pop acts. Even if the season itself isn't pulling the strings, music lovers are definitely gravitating to big choruses from a variety of sources. In …

How to Sculpt a Sexy Yoga Core in 7 Minutes

No handstands required.<p>You don't need to master a handstand to sculpt sexy yoga abs. Just try this yoga-inspired, core-strengthening workout designed by Cornelius Jones Jr., the Los Angeles-based creator of Cornelius YogaBurn, which is part of Jessica Alba's regular fitness routine.<p><i>Alex</i> …

Inspiring 50 Happiness Quotes From Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra born on October 22, 1947, is an Indian author, alternative medicine advocate and a public speaker.<p>He is a prominent figure in the field …

This Calming Yoga Routine Doubles As A Killer Upper Body Workout

Now this is our kind of multitasking.<p>Consider yourself toned <i>and</i> relaxed.<p>In the Udaya video above, yoga instructor Jules Mitchell takes you through a short sequence designed to target stress. But don't let the nature of the routine fool you: These moves also serve as a killer way to work your upper …

5 Surprising Steps to a More Effective To-Do List

<b>Ah, the to-do list.</b><p>Lately, I've had dozens of calls from high-achievers (a Head of School, a university athletic coach, a tech industry Chief Marketing Officer) asking me for specific instructions for keeping a more effective to-do list. Ineffective task lists trigger overwhelm, and these folks …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brittle

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled<br>• 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract<br>• 1 cup granulated sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon fine sea salt<br>• 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour<br>• 1 cup unsalted, roasted cashews or pecans, chopped<br>• 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips (60% cacao)<p><b>Preparation</b><p>Position a rack in the center …

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How to cook with turmeric, the superfood in your spice rack that could prevent dementia

<i>This piece was originally published on May 16, 2016, and has been republished, following a new study released yesterday by The University of California. Researchers observed the effects of curcumin, a bright yellow chemical found in the spice tumeric, on 40 adults between the ages of 50 and 90</i> …

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The Best Yoga Postures to Help Alleviate Back Pain

<b>It's time to align your spine and get your back on track!</b><p>It has been estimated that 84% of adults suffer from back pain at some stage in their lives. …

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10 Simple Ideas to Create Fun Home Decor Out of Ordinary Things

One of the most important things in decorating your home is that you have fun doing it. There’s no point in making something that doesn’t bring you …

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Challenge Yourself to Eat Clean For 2 Weeks With This Plan

Eating clean doesn't mean giving up foods you love, but it does entail making healthy, homemade meals. If you're ready to clean up your eating habits, we have a two-week plan for you! It's easy to follow and chock-full of tasty recipes for all your meals, snacks, and treats — yes! You get a little …

A Yoga Sequence to Build Strength for Arm Balances

<i>By: Jai Sugrim</i><p>Learn the basic principles of arm balancing through this simple sequence that leads up to crow pose.<p>There is a common misconception that arm balancing and inversions rely solely on upper body strength, when in reality, these postures mostly rely upon linking breath, gaze, and the …

Key Lime Pie with Chocolate-Almond Crust

“I’ve learned how to bake without proper tools but nothing replaces the Microplane for doing things like grating lime zest,” says teen blogger and …