Hege Hofstad

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7-Day Meal Plan: The Superfoods of Fall

Vibrant-green and fiery-orange produce dominate in this week's "superfood" meal plan. We chose recipes that use fresh, fall superfoods you can easily …

8 Yoga Poses to Relieve Lower Back Pain

The lower back is a sensitive spot for many people. While there can be a ton of causes of lower back pain, a weak core and poor posture from sitting …

13 Festive Dishes for a Vegetarian Christmas Dinner

Mushroom and Fresh Herb Lasagna<p>It takes a little time to cook the rich béchamel (white sauce), concentrate the flavors in the mushrooms, and assemble …

Cooking

Mexican Shrimp Ceviche-Style Cocktail Recipe

This Mexican-inspired ceviche-style shrimp cocktail is based on a recipe by famed Mexican chef Rick Bayliss. But this isn't a ceviche in the true …

25 Vegetable Recipes to Make Before Summer Ends

The abundance of produce summer brings is something that's celebrated all season long. If you're anything like me, you've been eating as much corn, …

The only 4 spaghetti recipes you'll ever need

In an exclusive extract from his new cookbook Made at Home, Giorgio Locatelli suggests four classic store-cupboard pasta dishes that will never fail<p>These spaghettis are not just convenient, quick and easy dishes; they can also be seductively brilliant, a perfect example of how a dish can be so much …

Schadenfreude

12 Yellow Curry Recipes That Beat Takeout Any Night of the Week

Green and red curry might get all the love, but you're seriously missing out if you forget about yellow. Sauces, stews, stocks — no matter what you create with this delicious (and addictive) ingredient, your palate is in a good position to be pleased. It's also highly versatile, given that it works …

17 High-Protein Lunches You Don't Need to Reheat at Work or School

While meal-prepped chicken and rice or last night's healthy pasta dish <i>sound</i> like great packed lunches in theory, they're considerably less appealing …

8 summer books to read on the beach this Memorial Day Weekend

While summer will not officially begin until late June (the exact date depends on your time zone), Memorial Day Weekend has generally been understood …

Books

Celebrate side dishes with these five recipes that steal the show | Ed Smith’s book extract

For too long we’ve sauntered past trimmings, keeping them on the periphery of meals. Here, in an extract from Ed Smith’s new book On the Side, are five reasons to make them the destination, not the distraction ...<p>Sides are so often the best part of a meal – the bits you go back for. Just think of …

10 Things Happy People Don't Do When Life Becomes Difficult

Learn how to bounce back after life throws a knock-out punch<p>Challenging life events and difficult circumstances happen to everyone. No matter who you are or where you grew up, there will be multiple times in your life when every task feels like a struggle to complete. It's like you're swimming …

Self-help

7 books that will help you slow down and appreciate your life

We are addicted to speed — online, in life, and even in our dreams. But is this constant push forward healthy?<p>Are our never-ending to-do lists causing our own undoing? Why do happiness and fulfillment always feel just out of reach?<p>If you are looking to slow down and live in the now, read on to find …

What Steve Bannon really wants

What does Donald Trump want for America? His supporters don’t know. His party doesn’t know. Even he doesn’t know.<p>If there is a political vision underlying Trumpism, however, the person to ask is not Trump. It’s his éminence grise, Stephen K. Bannon, the chief strategist of the Trump …

Political Science

Can This Radical Form Of Affordable Housing Development Make Cities More Livable?

By linking housing costs to income level, not market rates, community land trusts combat gentrification and create permanent affordable housing. As a big project opens in London, can other cities follow?<p>When St. Clement’s Hospital, a psychiatric institution, shuttered its doors in London in 2005, …

These Spectacular Photos of Waves on Lake Erie Will Blow You Away

After summer ends and vacationers leave the Great Lakes, the water can get a little wild—and these photographs of Lake Erie in action by <b>photographer</b> …

Lake Erie

Rex Tillerson is big oil personified. The damage he can do is immense | Bill McKibben

Now a fossil fuel executive will run America’s foreign policy, right out in the open. Donald Trump gets credit for a kind of barbaric transparency<p>In one of the futile demonstrations that marked the run-up to the Iraq war, I saw a woman with a sign that read “How Did Our Oil End Up Under Their …

Middle East

15 Clever Ways To Eat Veggies Instead Of Starchy Carbs

Healthy Eating

Political scientist: North Carolina “can no longer be classified as a full democracy”

Andrew Reynolds's political science research doesn't principally focus on the US; his specialty is democratization in countries emerging from dictatorship, often countries with weak state institutions. His CV lists co-authored articles with titles like “Parties and Accountable Government in New …

Government

11 changes to make right now to fight Alzheimer's disease | NOLA.com

For many, the holiday season means time spent with family and friends --- some of whom we see only occasionally. While it's time we treasure, this …

Dementia

21 Brilliant Books You’ve Never Heard Of

Championed by 21 writers you have.<p>Ever come across a book—on a nightstand in an Airbnb, in a box of your mom’s college junk, on a shelf at a friend’s <i>Bachelor</i> viewing party—that’s so energizingly rip-roaring, so envelopingly world-building, that you can’t really believe you’ve never heard of it …

This No-Gym, HIIT Workout Gets the Job Done in 10 Minutes

Can’t get to the gym? No problem!<p>There’s a notion out there that you need to belong to a gym in order to maintain a fitness routine, but that …

Workouts

11 Christmas Plants for a Magical Indoor Holiday Garden

Sorry, poinsettias, but the Christmas rose is simply gorgeous.<p>Now that chrysanthemums have had their moment in the spotlight, it's time to let these festive beauties shine. Deck out your home with some winter-blooming favorites — all in a red-and-green color scheme, of course. Plus, don't miss …

How to keep from losing your cool when your job is driving you crazy

It would be a helpful thing to have in real life, so that every time you were dealing with a challenging situation, you could press "pause" and have the space to figure it out.<p>'SBNRR' is kind of like that. Time doesn't really stop (sorry), but the technique does give you the chances to recognize …

7 TED Talks to Help You De-Stress Your Busy Girl Life

Feeling a little stressed out now and again is a normal part of life. But while a little stress might actually be good for you, anxiety buildup is definitely something that we should all take seriously. Some people de-stress by lighting a scented candle and escaping the world through a good book. …

How To Tell If You Have Inflammation + 5 Things To Do To Fix It: A Doctor Explains

I still remember the day in medical school when I first understood the duality of the immune system. The same immune system that heals a wound from a …

Core Exercises: 5 workouts to tighten your abs, strengthen your back, and improve balance

Posture, alignment, and angles: Striking the right pose<p>Posture counts a lot when you’re exercising. Aligning your body properly is the key to good …

Harvard Medical School

Five Foods That Can Have a Powerful Impact On Your Health

Check Out These Mesmerizing GIFs That Are Like a Van Gogh Came to Life

(Image credit: Art by James R. Eads, Motion by The Glitch)<p>Van Gogh's brand of Post-Impressionism is remarkable for its inherent movement; this …