Amber D Brown

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How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Workouts

Host: Claire<p>Posted in Workouts<p>Sweatflix℠ is a brand-new option from BodyRock.tv for everyone out there who wants to get fit, toned, and sculpted. The …

Slow Cooker Honey-Balsamic Pulled Pork with Asian Slaw

1. Prepare the Pulled Pork: Place the pork shoulder in the slow cooker. In a medium bowl, whisk together the chicken stock, honey, balsamic vinegar, …

6 Moves That Lengthen and Strengthen

Get long, lean muscles with this circuit workout<p>Long, lean, lithe... Who wouldn’t want to be described with these lovely L-words? The moves in this workout—which are inspired by dance, yoga, and Pilates—elongate while they tone, stretching and sculpting muscles in one go. Do these six exercises as …

Identify Weak Points and Destroy Them

Here's what you need to know...<p>A kingpin is what loggers call the one log that slows all other logs from advancing down the river. You have kingpins …

5 Desserts Made with Cinnamon Toast

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich is going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Yes, you can make cinnamon toast into real, honest dessert. Here are 5 ways.</i><p>Remember your mother’s cinnamon toast? Here are five fabulous ideas for how to make a simple but …

Three Incredible Lies in Mainstream Training & Nutrition | Poliquin Article

Americans are exercising more, but they are not losing weight.<p>They have access to more and better food but they are not healthier.<p>They have greater …

Nutrition

Pomegranate-Champagne Punch

makes 12 Servings<p>Every good party needs a Champagne punch recipe. Pomegranate juice adds a sweet-tart note—not to mention, a festive color.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup water<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>2 750-ml bottles chilled brut Champagne<p>1 1/2 cups white rum<p>1 1/4 cups pomegranate juice<p>1 large lemon, thinly …

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

6 Servings<p>These short ribs are even better when they're allowed to sit overnight.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 medium onions, chopped<p>3 medium carrots, peeled, …

Cocoa Brownies with Browned Butter and Walnuts

Makes 16 Servings<p>Active Time: 4 min<p>February 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces<p>1 1/4 cups sugar<p>3/4 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder (spooned into cup to measure, then leveled)<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>2 large …

Every reason you have for not exercising—busted

It’s not that you don’t want to exercise, honestly, but some days it seems nearly impossible—work obligations, a gym bully and a host of other …

Fitness

Nomad ChargeKey review: An iPhone charger you won’t leave home without

I usually leave my iPhone(s aapl) plugged in to a power source right up until the moment I leave my apartment. But every once in a while I forget, …

9 Super-Charged CrossFit Moves & How To Nail Them

Here at R29, we like to think we're pretty brave when it comes to trying new workouts. SoulCycle? Been there. Parkour? Done that. We've even …

How to Run Faster

HIIT Workout: What It Is And Why It Works

<i>By Amy Schlinger for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>HIIT is all the hype lately. According to a survey conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine, it’s one of the two top fitness trends for 2014 (the other being bodyweight training). So what’s this type of training all about? What is it with HIIT?<p>HIIT, …

Menu for Jan. 4, Day 3 of the Food Lover's Cleanse 2014

Day 3 of the Food Lover's Cleanse 2014 begins with eggs and proceeds (naturally) to chicken—and then steak for dinner, because why not?<p><b>Breakfast:</b><p>Two-Egg Omelet with Red Pepper–Walnut Spread<p><b>Lunch:</b><p>Chicken, Cabbage, and Tangerine Salad<p><b>Snack: Pear slices with chèvre and 1 teaspoon hazelnuts</b><p><b>Dinner:</b><p>Warm …

Double tap for Ahi Poke! Last recipe for 2013!!! Comment below your goals for 2014 1lb ahi tuna sushi/sashimi grade The tuna can be split into 2-3 servings Chop tuna into small cubes 1/4 chopped green onions Sliced sweet onions 3 tbsp of low sodium soy sauce or ponzu( I prefer 1 tbsp of soy sauce and ponzu to taste) 1tbsp of sesame oil 1 tbsp of sesame seeds(toasted if possible) Add chili flakes or hot sauce, if you like Mix carefully. Do not smash!! Enjoy with seaweed salad Hope you all have a great end to 2013. Here's to 2014!!!!

6 Secrets to Getting Up for Morning Workouts

How to rise and shine…then rock that a.m. sweat session<p>We concede: throwing off your warm, cozy covers on bone-chilling winter mornings so you can hit the treadmill or sweat through Zumba class can be torturous. But it's totally worth the pain. That's because research suggests the early morning …

Animal Loses Head But Remembers Everything

When I first saw this," says cell biologist Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, "it was with total amazement."<p>This is a worm. It's called a planarian. It's about an inch long, and you'll find it gliding along the bottoms of rivers and ponds all over the world. It's very flat, like a moving bit of pasta — …

Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Get lean legs and a tight butt<p>Perform this legs and butt workout once or twice a week: Starting with the first exercise, slowly complete five reps (it should take about 10 seconds per rep: five up, five down). Continue until you've done every exercise. Do two to four total circuits, switching sides …

31 Delicious Low-Carb Breakfasts For A Healthy New Year

It's time to kick that bagel-a-day habit.

Test Your Strength: How Fit Are You Really?

Photo: Pond5<p>You run and weight train. You’ve done yoga and can almost touch your toes. So that means you’re fit, right? Well, <i>maybe</i>. Trouble is, …

Exercise

Hair Dryer Cooking: From S'mores To Crispy Duck

Have a hankering for s'mores but not near a fire? Grab your hair dryer. Credit: Morgan Walker/NPR<p>This past year, we've introduced you to some wacky cooking methods. We've made an entire lunch in a coffee maker and even poached salmon and pears in the dishwasher.<p>But a few weeks ago, we stumbled upon …

Sugar Plum Fruitcake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Many of you know that I've spent 2013 baking for Betty. It's been a lively year of fun minion cakes, candy bar creations and snickerdoodle skillets. …

Amazing Facts To Blow Your Mind Pt. 3

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …