Elizabeth Hanson

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What Is Labneh? What to Know About This Middle Eastern Dish

Move over, Greek yogurt.<p>February 06, 2018<p>If you've read any of my articles before, then you'll know I'm a proud Middle Eastern girl. And that I …

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Danish Rye Bread (Rugbrød)

This post contains affiliate links.<p>I love breads of all kinds, but there are two kinds that I especially love: Ones that are perfectly crispy on the …

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Is Bone Broth the Magic Elixir It Seems to Be?

Have you heard about bone broth? Recently, the savory, umami-laced liquid that you’ve been using as a base for soups and stews has migrated out of the stockpot and into your mug. You might have seen it making the rounds on the internet and popping up in restaurants and street carts, peddled as a …

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How The Ritual Of Drinking Tea Can Boost Your Mood—Plus, The 7 Best Stress-Relieving Brews To Try

Sip yourself to a happier state of mind.<p>What’s an easy, no-fail way to <b>bring your stress level way down</b>—and maybe even put a smile on your face? If …

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How To Make Toxin-Free Beeswax Candles In Your Slow Cooker

With this simple DIY project, you can ditch the synthetic fragrances for good.<p>I am a <i>huge</i> candle lover—that ambiance and aroma just can’t be matched. …

33 Vegan Dinner Recipes That We Just Love

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Crockpot Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup.

Hi, hi! Happy Mexican soup Monday!The post Crockpot Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest.

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Half Baked Harvest Has Made the Potato Soup of Our Dreams

Perfect Potato Soup with Crunchy Kale<p>Serves 4<p><i>For the soup:</i> <br>1 medium bunch curly kale <br>2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil <br>2 tablespoons grated …

A Genius New Salad Craze, Shepherded by Smitten Kitchen

This grain salad is my perfect New Year’s resolution food—and it might be yours, too!—but not for any of the reasons you’d think.<p>The blueprint comes from Deb Perelman’s newest cookbook Smitten Kitchen Every Day, a tremendously appealing collection of recipes whose headnotes strike chord after …

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A whole week’s worth of good-for-your-gut dinners from Candice Kumai

<i>This year, famed plant-based and classically trained chef Candice Kumai is kicking off Well+Good’s (Re)New Year program with five weeks of</i> …

Candice Kumai’s gut-healthy lunch guide

<i>This year, famed plant-based and classically trained chef Candice Kumai is kicking off Well+Good’s (Re)New Year program with five weeks of</i> …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

7 Habits of People Who Age Well

1<p>Maintain a positive attitude.<p>You are what you <i>think</i> you are when it comes to aging. Seniors who think of age as a means to wisdom and overall …

50 Tricks to Sleep Better Tonight

The simple changes that will transform your sleep and entire day.<p><i>Adapted from Shawn's book</i> <b>Sleep Smarter</b><p><b>Sleep</b> is the secret sauce. There isn't one …

If You’re Going to Make One Diet Change in 2018, Make It This One

Committing to a complete diet overhaul in the new year can be overwhelming, exhausting, time consuming, and frankly unsustainable. So my advice to …

6 Ways to Perk Up at Work That Aren't Coffee | Inc.com

Many people fall unconsciously into a daily morning routine. They wake up groggy after going to bed too late, stumble through getting ready for the day, retain semi-consciousness during the commute…Then finally, arrive at work and go right to the kitchen to retrieve that morning elixir, that …

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4 Habits You Didn't Know Were Holding Back Your Brain Performance

In today’s health-conscious world we are constantly bombarded with advice on how we should eat, sleep and exercise to get the best result for our bodies. However, the impact of lifestyle choices on the brain is not always appreciated. Given most of us are paid to use our brains, knowing more about …

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Weight Loss Soups: Healthy And Delicious Soup Recipes For Weight Loss | Women's Health

9 Soups To Make If You're Trying To Lose Weight<p>They're nutritionist-approved.<p>Getty Images<p>When it comes to weight loss, soup is your one-pot secret weapon—especially if you’ve just about had it with the whole salad scene.<p>After all, research published in the <i>British Journal of Nutrition</i> shows that, on …

The Food Lab: Great Hummus and the Science of Smooth

Sometimes recipes come off really easily without a hitch. Other times they take lots of tweaking and planning. This is a rare case of a recipe that came out relatively easily, but was full of so much fascinating science that I ended up devoting a few extra days to it anyway. It ended up yielding an …

Healthy Homemade Almond Chocolate Truffles

These almond chocolate truffles are amazingly delicious and tempting. The best part is, these are healthy with no added white sugar or dairy butter …

6 tips to get children to sleep on Christmas Eve

So "Santa" can have an early night on the sofa<p>Christmas is nearly here. Lots of fun, food and family time but also a lot less sleep than usual for …

17 Healthy Squash Recipes to Keep You From Getting Scurvy This Winter

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Weekend Plans: This Quiche With a Magic Sweet Potato Crust

Eggs, kale, and a killer gluten-free crust.<p>It never occurred to me that a quiche recipe belonged on Healthyish until I passed through Topanga, California last May. My morning began with a long run in the canyon that felt like getting into a fight with a mountain (the mountain won) compared to my …

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Is this cult-beloved magnesium supplement the answer to your anxiety and sleep issues?

Every so often, a wellness product bursts into the zeitgeist and suddenly, <i>everyone</i> you know is talking about it. Much like unicorn toast and …

This Secret Trick Will Instantly Improve Your Sleep

This was the year that everyone collectively realized that getting a good night of sleep is the secret ingredient to staying slim and feeling great. …

How To Make A Sourdough Starter (And Keep It Alive) Without Going Crazy

Make it once and keep it forever—or divide and give it away.<p>Before commercial dried yeast was invented, bread bakers just saved a bit of the finished …

How To Make Your Own Delightfully Flavorful Sauerkraut At Home This Winter

All you need to make a great fermented cabbage dish is a little salt and some patience.<p>Chances are, the words "<b>fermented foods</b>" don't exactly make …

You’ll have better sleep when you retire

Have you spent the last few nights tossing and turning?<p>Well, congrats. You’ve got years of rubbish sleep to get through, but then, finally, you …

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30 Whole30 Lunch Recipes You Can Make in Half an Hour

Eat whole foods to feel whole.<p>December 11, 2017<p>That bowl of leftover pasta slowing you down after your lunch break at work? Feeling like you need to …

Late Night Out? Eat Salad for Breakfast (Trust Us)

After a night of overindulging in holiday punch or mulled wine, a fortifying breakfast (or brunch) is always in order. You might be tempted to opt for crisped hashbrowns, a tall stack of pancakes, or a rich eggs benedict to ease your woes. I usually do. However, I recently came upon a surprising …

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