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6 Foods That Help Fight the Flu

They're the next best thing to getting your flu shot<p>Getting your flu shot isn't the only way you can help prevent the flu. What you eat can also help lower your odds of coming down with a nasty bug, says Rachel Berman, R.D., health content manager for About.com. Check out her favorite …

The Fast-and-Furious Interval Routine

Get a full cardio workout in just 20 minutes<p>When you're short on time, your best bet for an efficient and effective workout is amping up the intensity of your slow-and-steady pace, which will burn more total calories each minute during your workout—and, some speculate, may also suppress your …

5 Ways to Regain Your Sense of Inner Calm

You can learn to decompress. Here's how<p><b>Go Big—But Go Home</b>Use short bursts of restlessness to your advantage when tackling challenges. Your fight-or-flight response can help you get through anything that scares you a little (a work presentation, asking out a cute guy). However, adopt the habit of …

The Mystery Of Sleep

We spend so much time asleep, there must be an important reason for it -- or so the thinking goes. Sleep lies somewhere between bodily function and behavior -- we need it, we can't function without it, and yet we have some control over the circumstances in which it happens.<p>The curiosity surrounding …

The Insanely Effective 15-Minute Workout

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>Can you really get an effective workout in only 15 minutes? You bet your abs you can! Maximize every second of your precious time with this simple plan that's as effective (if not more!) than most hour-long training sessions. The secret is that it combines two proven …

9 Ways to Be a Spiritual Warrior

Only as a [spiritual] warrior can one withstand the path of knowledge. A warrior cannot complain or regret anything. His life is an endless challenge and challenges cannot possibly be good or bad. Challenges are simply challenges. The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is that a …

Chilled Spice-Roasted Carrot Soup with Yogurt Recipe

<b>Read more: Vegetarian: Chilled Spice-Roasted Carrot Soup with Yogurt</b><p>Ingredients3 pounds carrots, peeled and cut into medium, uniform chunks (about 2 quarts)3 tablespoons neutral oil such as grapeseed or canola1 1/2 teaspoons whole coriander seeds1 1/2 teaspoons whole cumin seeds1 1/2 teaspoons …

Roasted Squash and Raw Carrot Soup Recipe

A bright and filling vegan soup.<p><b>Note:</b> You can use bottled store-bought carrot juice, but I prefer freshly juiced carrots. 4 pounds of carrots will get you about 1 1/2 quarts of juice.<p><b>Read more: Vegan: Roasted Squash and Raw Carrot Soup</b><p>Ingredients1 small butternut squash (about 2 1/2 pounds), split …

Dinner Tonight: Carrot Vichyssoise Recipe

While researching this recipe, I was pretty surprised to discover that vichyssoise, traditionally a pureed soup made with potatoes and leeks, does not actually come from France. With a name like that, it was hard to believe. In reality, it was likely an American invention by a chef working at the …

Dinner Tonight: Senegalese Curried Carrot Soup Recipe

I don't know enough about Senegalese cuisine to vet whether this recipe is authentic—in fact I'm pretty sure I've never eaten a dish that someone claimed was truly Senegalese—but if this recipe is any indication, it's time I remedied this lack of knowledge. This is the carrot soup for people who …

Kidney Bean Stew with Peanut Butter and Veggies Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I have loved legume and peanut butter stews inspired by west African cuisine that I have made in the past, so I just went into the kitchen and started playing with beans and peanut butter. It didn't hurt that summer was ending, giving me access to all sorts of wonderful seasonal …

African Chicken Peanut Stew

<i>Like peanut butter? Chicken? Then this African chicken peanut stew by Hank is for you. Perfect for chilly weather. ~Elise</i>Chicken, sweet potatoes and …

Creamy Lettuce and Garlic Scape Soup Recipe

<b>Note:</b> This soup is equally good served hot or chilled.<p><b>Read more: Vegetarian: Creamy Lettuce and Garlic Scape Soup</b><p>Ingredients3 tablespoons butter4 garlic scapes, chopped, or substitute 1 chopped shallot plus 3 garlic cloves, chopped2 tablespoons flour1/2 cup dry white wine, sherry or vermouth1 quart …

Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

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'Legume' of the Week | Stonesoup

I‘m not a huge fan of celebrity chefs. Although I do love a bit of Heston and Jamie and of course Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, I find the whole chef …

Lentil Soup Recipes You're Going To Love (PHOTOS)

Of all the soup recipes there are to choose from out there, lentil soup is the most unassuming. It's not as popular as tomato and not as flashy as French onion, but there's something about this protein-rich soup that has the ability to comfort beyond all the others. Lentil soup recipes are just …

Heirloom Tomato Recipe: The Only One You'll Ever Need (PHOTO)

When you have your hands on some of summer's best heirloom tomatoes, you had better be sure you know what to do with them. It's not everyday that you'll get these beauties in your kitchen. When it comes to heirloom tomatoes, you don't have to do much to get the most out of their flavor. Actually, …

Luscious Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Recipe (for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!)

<b>Written by Kristi Arnold</b><p>Pancakes for breakfast (and even often for dinner) are a family-favorite at our house. But we love to mix it up with different varieties. This luscious lemon ricotta pancakes recipe is filled with rich ingredients and it's absolutely packed with healthy nutrients.<p>With 1 1/2 …

Curried Cauliflower & Potato Crackers

If you love the Indian curried dish of cauliflower and potatoes, a.k.a Aloo Gobi, as much as I do, then you have stumbled upon the right recipe.<p>Fragrant and flavorful, I can never say no when a bowl of this presents itself in front of me. Such is my obsession that in the anticipation and excitement …

How to Make Perfect Paella Every Time

<b>By Martha Rose Shulman</b><p>I was so saddened by the recent death of food writer Penelope Casas. I never met her, but I've long depended on her work for my own research. Her first cookbook, <i>The Foods & Wines of Spain</i>, was published in 1979 and was for decades the only act in town if you wanted to know …

Clean the Slow Cooker by Keeping It Turned On

I've seen this scene one too many times: An easy meal (or fruit butter or dessert) in the slow cooker that leaves a not-so-easy cleanup behind. I'm …

3 Crazy-Tempting Vegan Recipes

Get your taste buds ready for some vegan amazingness<p>Warning: Food cravings are about to kick in. You can thank Post Punk Kitchen’s Isa Chandra Moskowitz. In her just-released cookbook, <i>Isa Does It</i>, and new 10-episode web series, <i>Make It Vegan</i>, the chef explains how to whip up a slew of delicious, …

5 Yoga Poses for Amazing Arms

Do these moves for arms you can’t WAIT to show off<p>Yoga helps to calm the mind and spirit, but it also creates absolutely gorgeous arms! These 5 moves from the <i>Women’s Health</i> Big Book of Yoga by Kathryn Budig will help build strength in your upper back and shoulders without adding bulk. The result: …

Are You Sick and Tired? Maybe It's Your Thyroid

If you feel cold and tired all the time, there's a good chance your thyroid is to blame, because one out of five women and one out of 10 men have thyroid problems.<p>Do you:<p>Have trouble losing weight?<br>• Feel tired and sluggish and feel particularly fatigued in the morning?<br>• Have constipation, dry skin, …

Yoga to Transform a Bad Day

<i>by Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher</i><p>When I was asked to write on this topic, the first thought I had was, "How can I write a blog about bad days when I don't have them anymore?" It had been so long since I was unable to be seated in gratitude (which leads to contentment) that I …