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The compass of compassion!

I recently came across an interesting and thought provoking zen story in a magazine.<p><i>A young man, disheartened with his luxurious upbringing, comes to</i> …

Meditation

Make Any of These 50+ Healthy, No-Bake Desserts and Everyone Will Ask, "Can I Have the Recipe?"

When turning on your oven is just not happening, whip up one of these healthy no-bake desserts. From vegan to low-carb to low-sugar to gluten-free, we have a recipe for everyone! The no-bake brownies (that taste like chocolate caramel!), low-calorie chocolate cherry ice cream, and frozen chocolate …

Healthy Eating

How to Teach Students to Intuitively Use Proper Alignment: Tadasana Hips

493<p>SHARES<p>If you adjust a student in Tadasana (Mountain Pose), she will be aligned for a moment, but if you teach her how to <i>feel</i> Tadasana, she will be …

These 20 Refreshing Dairy-Free Frozen Treats Are Way Better Than a Pool and AC

When it's unbearably hot and humid, and you're sweaty and in need of some cool relief, whip up one of these frozen treats. They're sweet enough to satisfy ice cream cravings and dairy-free so you won't feel bloated! From nice cream to ice cream sandwiches, we've got all your cravings covered.

Ice Cream

Graham crackers are the best supporting actors in summer’s classic desserts

Graham crackers bear little resemblance to the virtuous, diet-friendly kind first made by the “furiously chaste Presbyterian minister and baker Sylvester Graham,” back in the 1800s. But for our purposes, that’s for the best — you can use the sweet, boxed crackers to flavor ice cream, make a lovely …

Dessert

Reinvent your grain game with these 12 easy millet recipes

When it comes to good-for-you grains, quinoa tends to get all the attention. And while it <i>is</i> a powerhouse of nutrients—including iron, magnesium, …

Healthy Eating

10 Of Our Best Meatless High-Protein Recipes From June 2018

Protein is the word on everyone’s lips when it comes to vegan nutrition! But never fear, plants have loads of protein! These recipes from the Food …

Vegetarian

Simple healthy recipes with Trader Joe's Products ONLY

Because they are cheap, organic, and delicious.<p>Trader Joe’s is great! It’s hype. It’s organic. It’s innovative. It’s affordable. And most …

Healthy Eating

Recipe: A simple, spicy spread to put on everything

If you’re a healthy eater who visits Washington DC often, you’ve likely created your own greens and grains bowl with spicy lamb meatballs and roasted …

Food

The paradox of goals

Goals inspire. They bring discipline and focus to our actions. They inspire us to get started and to stay the course. But, what is more important?<p><i>Is</i> …

Spirituality

26 Drool-Worthy Recipes That Star Trader Joe's Cauliflower Gnocchi

Unless you've been living under a rock with Spongebob's pal Patrick Star for the past few months, you're likely aware that Trader Joe's now sells cauliflower gnocchi. As soon as the budget-friendly grocery store began offering the nuggets of gluten-free goodness, they've flown out of the freezer …

Italian Food

Healthy Buddha Bowl Recipes That Will Keep You Satisfied

This easy grain bowl has so much to love--sweet potatoes, protein-packed chickpeas, creamy avocado and homemade tahini dressing. Make the full recipe …

Healthy Eating

This sinfully sweet, 5-ingredient chocolate breakfast spread is totally healthy—here’s how to make it

While slathering your toast with chocolate spread every morning sounds more like a Willy Wonka–themed fever dream than a nutritious start to your …

Breakfast

When should we start investing? – harvesting the magic of compounding

Spend each day trying to be a little wiser than you were when you woke up – Charlie Munger<p>When I started my professional career, I used to think that …

Investing

35 Ways to Use Avocados—Besides on Toast

Photo: Jennifer Causey<p>Avocado Fries<p>We thought we had explored every way to enjoy the buttery-rich yumminess of avocados. But then we swooned over a …

Cooking

15 Healthy Sandwich Recipes That'll Actually Fill You Up

Ditch the salads for a bit.<p>"Healthy foods" are great in theory, but they're not always the most satisfying options. This is partly due to the fact …

10 Smoothies With More Protein Than Two Eggs

1 of 11<p>mama mia/shutterstock<p>When you think high-protein breakfasts, you inevitably think eggs. But two eggs pack only about 13 grams of protein, and there are plenty of simpler morning meals delivering way more of this hunger-quashing nutrient. Each of the following 10 delicious smoothies contains …

Healthy Eating

Lessons that a cat can teach you about zen

“I have lived with several Zen masters – all of them cats.” – Eckhart Tolle<p>I have often heard people refer to cats as zen masters. I think I have …

Meditation

You’d Never Guess This Chickpea Cookie Dough Is Healthy

Where has this 'bean' all our lives?<p>We’ve heard about dessert hummus and edible, egg-free cookie dough. And thanks to one blogger, these two examples …

Dessert

Summer Glow Bowls Are Trending, and Here Are 20 Recipes We Love

Corn on the cob and grilled veggies are great on their own, but this year we’re fired up about incorporating them into summer glow bowls. What’s a …

Healthy Eating

Snacks fit for a road trip, plus other travel eating tips

When it comes to road-trip snacking (or any sort of travel snacking, really), we gravitate toward convenience — which more often than we care to admit might mean a can or two of Pringles and a pack of sour gummies from a gas station.<p>But when we’re ambitious and planning ahead, homemade snacks …

Bruna Naitana

Every time I see this picture it brings a smile to my face as it rekindles fond memories from my times in Pune. One day I was sitting in the library …

Here’s how to make your avocado even more craveable: Grill it.

Who says you can’t cook an avocado? We’re so accustomed to using it raw, for that silky texture it brings to sandwiches, salads, grain bowls, tacos, smoothies, ice creams, gazpachos and more, but rarely do you see dishes that involve heating it. (A wonderful exception is the fried-avocado taco, a …

Avocado

26 Delicious Ways to Eat Eggs for Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

There really isn't a more versatile ingredient to always have on hand in the refrigerator than eggs. Eggs help us start our days off right and give …

Cooking

18 Broccoli Recipes to Add to Your Rotation, Stat

Here’s even more proof that broccoli is worthy of its healthy reputation: Adding it to your diet could help with your arthritis symptoms. It turns …

Food

A lesson from a kite: attachment = misery

<b>What is the enemy of love?</b><p>Many say it is hatred, but the holy scriptures have a different take. They say that it is attachment. Attachment to …

Fishing

Alex Guarnaschelli's Mac and Cheese Recipe Is Out of This World

Food Network star Alex Guarnaschelli knows a thing or two about getting a delicious dinner on the table. But if you really want to wow your guests, …

Recipes

15 Vegan Lunches to Bring to Your Summer Internship that are NOT Mason Jar Salads

Because it's hard to eat out of a glass jar, tbh<p>June 13, 2018<p>Mason jars may be trendy and cute, but they had their moment in 2014. And then in 2015 …

3 totally healthy desserts you should be eating tonight

Ella Woodward—AKA Deliciously Ella—is a name you might know from Instagram. The healthy London food phenom makes blending smoothies and whipping up …