Elizabeth Bindrup

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Cowboy Caviar Salad

I just recently learned the history of Cowboy Caviar – along with the original recipe. The earliest recipes were basically pickled black-eyed peas …

How-To: Lattice Knit Wrist Warmers

Try your hand at a little fancy stitch work with this lattice knit wrist warmers tutorial from Rachel at Handcrafted Vintage!<p>Such a lovely pattern for showcasing solid-color yarns.<p>Ready to start knitting? Click here to see the full how-to.

Make Bread in the Slow Cooker

Want some fresh bread? The oven isn’t the only option for baking bread at home, Emma Christensen of the kitchn suggests tossing some dough into your crock pot for some warm homemade bread. It turns out that the “High” setting on most slow cookers just happens to heat the pot to the right …

Knitting Tips: How to Knit a Daisy Stitch

If you loved the Winter Sea Stocking Cap tutorial from Heidi at Hands Occupied that I shared yesterday, but weren’t sure how to work a daisy stitch, have no fear! Today, Heidi has shared a video tutorial on her blog that will walk you through the process!<p>Are you a leftie? No problem! Heidi also …

Knitting

How-To: Knitted Elfin Hats

Bring a little magic and mystery to your knitting—and give twined knitting a try while you’re at it—with this charming new knitted elfin hats pattern from Laura’s Loop on The Purl Bee!<p>Words cannot adequately describe how in love I am with these colors and textures.<p>Want to knit one for yourself? (I …

How-To: Evergreen and Cinnamon Stove Simmer

Fill your home with the delightful scents of the holidays with this wonderfully fragrant evergreen and cinnamon stove simmer recipe from Laura at A Beautiful Mess!<p>We actually did a few new-to-me traditions this year from my guy’s side of the family, and one of them is this amazing stove simmer that …

Southwestern Chopped Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

posted by Chungah on January 10, 2014 128 Comments »<p><i>A tex-mex style salad with an incredibly creamy Greek yogurt cilantro dressing that will knock</i> …

Chicken & Wild Rice Casserole

Ingredients<p>Non-Stick cooking spray<br>1-1/2 cups uncooked wild rice<br>1 tbsp cooking oil<br>(1-1/2 lbs) boneless, skinless, chicken breast halves, cubed<br>1/4 cup …

Crockpot Tex-Mex Chicken Soup

Ingredients<p>1 tbsp cooking oil<br>1 lb skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut in<br>1 inch pieces<p>1 3/4 cups chicken broth<br>1 cup picante sauce<br>3 garlic cloves, …

Summer Salad with watermelon and feta cheese

I know that the summer is over for some but I could not resist giving you the recipe for this delicious and refreshing <b>summer salad</b> with watermelon …

5 Healthy Snacks from the Mediterranean Diet

Snacks are an important part of daily life for many people, but how can you adapt your snacks to fit into the healthy eating style of the</b> …

Mediterranean Diet & Greek yogurt: the recipe for good health

When you follow the Mediterranean Diet you are basically adopting a way of living, a healthy way of living. One of the basic components of the</b> …

Homemade Hummus — Three Many Cooks

Homemade Hummus<p>This recipe calls for cooked dried beans, but you can substitute 1 can (15 or 16 ounces) of chickpeas rinsed and drained. Use the bean …

Amazing Eggs: Busting the Cholesterol Myth

<b>Spoiler alert!</b> Eggs are not bad for your cholesterol, nor are they bad for your health. Feel free to take my word for it, or read on and hear why …

10 Ways To Fill an Avocado Pit Hole

An avocado <i>what</i>? For lack of a more elegant way to put it, it's the well that's left behind when you cut an avocado in half and remove the pit. It's …

Food

Classic Garlic Bread

12 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>For this classic garlic bread, you can cut and butter the bread well in advance, but don’t bake it until guests arrive. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>¼ …

Bread

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Happiness

7 Steps to Ease Into Meditation

As a business owner, mom of two, wife, speaker, and consultant, managing each day effectively can be a challenge. I am sure I don't have to tell you. You know. My mind, like yours, is often filled with to-do lists, schedules, and responsibilities. It's easy to feel overwhelmed sometimes, but my …

Meditation

In Stressful Times, Staying Healthy Is One Of The Most Important Things You Can Do. Here's Why.

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer<p>Published: 07/31/2014 11:47 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>Maintaining a healthy lifestyle during troubling times may reduce some of the negative effects of stress on the body, and the accelerated aging that can come with it, researchers say.<p>In a new study of 239 women, ages …

Becoming More Positive When Negativity Feels Instinctive

<b>“Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.” ~Shirley MacLaine</b><p>If you have ever felt the depths of depression, you know it’s not the …

Mental Health

How to Create a Balanced Life: 9 Tips to Feel Calm and Grounded

<b>“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.” ~Thomas Merton</b><p>As a Libra, my sign is the scale, which signifies …

Happiness

Happiness Is Like a Butterfly

Lori Deschene is the founder of Tiny Buddha and Recreate Your Life Story, an online course that helps you let go of the past and live a life you …

Enjoy 4 Kinds of Peace

<b>What's your sense of peace?</b><p><b>The Practice: Enjoy four kinds of peace.</b><p><b>Why?</b><p>"Peace" can sound merely sentimental or clichéd ("visualize whirled peas"). But deep down, it's what most of us long for. Consider the proverb: <i>The highest happiness is peace.</i><p>Not a peace inside that ignores pain in oneself or …

Meditation