Katie Bower

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Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga — Recipes from The Kitchn

If you're not already familiar with smoky-sweet chicken tinga, know this — it is your ticket to the most delicious shredded chicken tacos you'll …

Slow Cookers

CRISPY SQUASH BOWL W/ DILL CREAM FROM “NUTRITION STRIPPED”

I get a lot of questions about meal planning and what my typical weeknight meals look like. We do the bowl food thing, the giant pots of brown rice …

Food

17 Times The English Language Was Absolutely Ridiculous

"English isn't a language, it's three languages stacked on top of each other wearing a trenchcoat."<p>* 21 Times Tumblr Proved English Is The Worst Language Ever<p>* 17 People Who Took On The English Language And Lost<p>* 18 Pictures That Prove The English Language Needs To Be Stopped

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5 tofu dishes for skeptics

Tofu

13 Easy Lentil Recipes To Try Now That Soup Season Is Officially Over

Nachos, bowls, and dips that will get you through the sunshine season.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>17 Delicious Dishes Anyone Can Make With A Can Of Chickpeas<p>15 Meat-Free Burger Recipes That You're Going To Want To Try This Weekend<p>15 Actually Delicious Dinners You Can Make With Canned Tuna

Healthy Eating

10 Springy Slow Cooker Recipes That Cook All Day

Anytime busy weeks roll around, or when I really just want a big helping hand with dinner, I make sure to slot a slow cooker recipe or two into my …

You Share Everything With Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves.

A friend will help you move, goes an old saying, while a good friend will help you move a body. And why not? Moral qualms aside, that good friend would likely agree the victim was an intolerable jerk who had it coming and, jeez, you shouldn’t have done this but where do you keep the …

Brainwaves

23 High-Protein Sheet Pan Dinners That Pretty Much Cook Themselves

I love cooking, but I hate doing dishes. Unfortunately the two go hand in hand, and unless you're a wizard who can zap away the mess, you kind of …

7 Toxic Thinking Mistakes That Will Keep You From Being Mentally Strong

Changing the way you think will change your entire life.<p>Just because you think something doesn't make it true. Yet, you likely believe your brain when it casts doubt on your abilities or when it tells you that people don't like you even though there's little evidence supporting such statements.<p>In …

Lost In Translation: The Power Of Language To Shape How We View The World

If you're bilingual or multilingual, you may have noticed that the different languages you speak will make you stretch in different ways.<p>Languages like Spanish or French require you to remember the gender assigned to every noun, even inanimate objects. Uttering a sentence as simple as "I read the …

University of California

Rustic Tofu Wild Rice Soup

I grew up eating Minnesota Wild Rice Soup, traditionally made with lots of vegetables, curls of earthy wild rice, cream, and chicken (or pheasant, as …

Rosemary White Bean Soup Recipe

Description<p>Adapted from The Barefoot Contessa<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound dried white cannellini beans<br>• 4 cups sliced yellow onions (3 onions)<br>• 1/4 cup olive oil<br>• 2 …

Vegan Garam Masala Carrot Soup

jump to recipe April 20, 2016<p>As you can imagine, one of my favorite parts of wedding planning was organizing and deciding on our menu. Since I rarely …

14 weird brain exercises that could actually make you smarter

Giving your brain new experiences will keep it healthier. Try these mini mental workout exercises to prevent memory loss and sharpen your mind.<p>'Neurobic' exercises are like cross-training for your brain<p>Giving your brain new experiences that combine physical senses—vision, smell, touch, taste, and …

Memory Loss

7 Ways to Overcome the Toxic Self-Criticism That Robs You of Mental Strength

A negative inner dialogue will prevent you from having a positive life.<p>Your private inner dialogue can either be a powerful stepping stone or a major obstacle to reaching your goals. If you constantly make negative predictions like, "I'm going to mess up," or you call yourself names, your self-talk …

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every night.<p>1 …

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The Food in Spain That Will Knock Your Socks Off

The Food in Spain You've Been Sleeping On<p>Calories don't count on vacation, right?<p>November 13, 2017<p>Filled with art, culture, museums and amazing food, …

5 Veggie-Friendly Fall Dinner Recipes Using Beans & Grains

As someone who eats entirely plant-based, I've found that one of the most "clutch" meal prepping techniques for a week's worth of headache-free meals …

Thanksgiving Crock Pot Recipes

Free up more space in your oven!<p>The hottest commodity in your kitchen on Thanksgiving Day is always the oven. No matter how much you try to figure out the timing, there are only so many dishes you can fit in there.<p>Over the years we’ve mastered re-heating mashed potatoes on the stove top and just …

Cooking

Thanksgiving Lentil Salad: The One Vegetarian Main to Serve

Thanksgiving Lentil Salad<p>Serves 8 to 10 as a main course<p>1 medium butternut squash (2 1/2 to 3 pounds), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes <br>1 large red …

Overnight French Toast Casserole

This overnight French toast makes a perfect breakfast for family and guests. This French toast casserole is especially convenient since it can be …

37 Things Americans Do That Confuse the Rest of the World

There's the American way … and then there's everybody else.<p>Even though laughing loudly and grabbing coffee to-go are both part of most American's …

Lentil Meatballs

I’d like to find the equivalent of a steakhouse for vegetarian food. Instead of waxing rhapsodic about the restaurant’s aging room, servers would …

How to make salted-caramel, apple and roasted-hazelnut galette

A fail-safe French pudding recipe from our kitchen garden cook.<p>Galettes are a fail-safe pudding and this one might rival your favourite apple …

This Educator’s Unique 'Reading Log' Is Something Teachers, Parents, And Kids Can Get On Board With

I have a love-hate relationship with reading charts. And by that, I mean that I love the reading part. I hate the chart part.<p>In my experience, …

Teaching

31 delicious one-pot recipes

My brother-in-law and I are the same kind of cooks — it's been described that we will grab every clean mixing bowl or pot in a kitchen and dirty it …

Cooking

All the absurd English pronunciations that frustrate the hell out of non-native speakers

Read these aloud: Tomb, bomb, comb. Now: Wallet, mallet, chalet.<p>One of the most annoying parts of learning English is memorizing its endless inconsistencies in spelling and pronunciation. As a result of the language’s mélange of German, French, and Latin ancestry, words spelled almost exactly the …

The 10 Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes

When you're searching for easy, nourishing meals for your family, slow cooker chicken recipes are the answer. From classics like chicken noodle soup …