Kim Hagel

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The Nobel Committee got it wrong: Ngugi wa Thiong’o is the writer the world needs now

<i>Rajeev Balasubramanyam is an award-winning novelist with a PhD in black and Asian British literature. His latest book is called “Starstruck.” He is on Twitter at @Rajeevbalasu.</i><p>Every year I root for Ngugi wa Thiong’o to win the Nobel Prize for literature.<p>The Kenyan writer has been a favorite to win …

Butternut-Cauliflower-Coconut Curry

A range of textures—crunchy peas, tender vegetables, and silky coconut broth—makes this cool-weather main incredibly satisfying. The chickpea mixture …

This kitchen gadget can automatically turn fruit into hard cider

Brewing hard cider at home can feel daunting — there are lots of ingredients, and the process can be hard to get just right.<p>A new app-connected appliance, called the Alchema, makes it easy. All you need to do is fill it with fruit, yeast, sugar, water, and wait about a week, co-founder Oscar Chang …

Cider

The Best Lunch Hack Ever: The Jar Salad

<i>It’s easy to pack in your bag—and with a little layering, you’re guaranteed a fresh, crunchy, perfectly-dressed salad every time.</i><p>Homemade salads used to be a cumbersome affair when packing a lunch for work, but not anymore. Introducing your new best lunch date— the Mason jar salad. Pair a leak-free …

The Easiest Pasta Salad You'll Make This Summer

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the tortellini according to package instructions. Drain and run briefly under cool water to cool …

Here's how an absurdly simple app hacked my brain and made me a runner

Screenshot<p>For about a month now, something magical has happened in my life: I've started running.<p>Lots of people pick up new healthy habits all the …

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Chicken Skillet #Recipe

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast (3-4 breasts)<br>1 tablespoon butter<br>1/4 cup diced onion<br>2 garlic cloves, minced<br>12 ounce jar roasted …

25 American classics everyone should read at least once

Miriam Tuliao, the assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library , helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read. From John Steinbeck's masterpiece to Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," these 25 titles are worth your time.<p><i>Do you think another</i> …

Literature

10 Daily Habits That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Platitudes won’t help you. I know, I’ve tried to implement them all. They’re frustrating.<p>Go for it! Live for today! Stay motivated!<p>No kidding.<p>I’m …

23 Ways to Eat Greens (That Aren't Salads)

By now we're probably much better at appreciating the fiber-filled, vitamin-rich, and antioxidant benefits of the green vegetables we fought so hard …

The Perfect Books To Read On Vacay This Winter

So here's the deal. It's winter. It might be cold out, depending on where you live. But maybe you're planning a little holiday getaway, maybe with …

#Recipe : Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Chicken Skillet

Recipes<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast (3-4 breasts)<br>1 tablespoon butter<br>1/4 cup diced onion<br>2 garlic cloves, minced<br>12 ounce jar …

15 Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Actually Healthy

Minimum effort, maximum flavor.

30 recipes you should master by the age of 30

If your student days are over but you still haven't progressed from beans on toast or ready meals, improve your repertoire with one of these simple recipes - 30 dishes worth mastering, from bung-it-in-the-oven baked fish to a crowd-pleasing shepherd's pie, before you hit 30.<p>30 recipes every cook …

Ten books to read in May

From a novel that imagines a lost manuscript by JS Bach to a collection of essays by David Foster Wallace on tennis, Jane Ciabattari selects must-read titles for the month ahead.

Healthy Cauliflower Rice Fried With Shrimp and Veggies, Ready in Just 20 Minutes!

<i>Dinner can be boring if you've committed to healthier eating. But cutting down on carbs doesn't mean you have to eat lettuce all day. If you're sick of salads, add this PaleoHacks twist on the Chinese food to your menu.</i><p>Want takeout but none of the grease-laden ingredients that come with it? This …

Food

Dark Chocolate Detox Bites

<b>Dark Chocolate Detox Bites are the healthy way to do dessert ~ these mendiants are made with anti-oxidant rich dark chocolate topped with fruits,</b> …

The Ultimate Devil's Food Cake

I dreamt about chocolate cake the other night.<p>Chocolate cake plagues me unlike any other baking project. There are so many versions, from buttermilk to cocoa to flourless. Until now I’ve been sticking with my go-to recipe (from the back of the Hershey’s box), but can one person ever be satisfied …

Casserole Recipes - Grown Up Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe

Casserole Recipes - Grown Up Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe<p>Prep time<p>30 mins<p>Cook time<p>10 mins<p>Total time<p>40 mins<p>Tuna (or Chicken) Noodle Casserole Recipe - …

Recipes

6 Mother’s Day Cakes That Are Fabulous and Fuss-Free

Rhubarb
 Upside-
Down Cake<p>Like the cake, your world is about to turn upside down. This scrumptious dessert requires just 15 minutes of hands-on time, …

8 Apps That Will Make You a Better Cook

<i>By: Joe McGauley</i><p><i>Credit: Screenshot via Kitchen Stories/Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>Unless you're blessed with as much free time and disposable income for expensive meats and cheeses as Ina Garten, cooking for yourself all the time can be a real pain in the ass. But rather than Seamless your way through …

Apps

7 Ways to Elevate a Quesadilla

Up your quesadilla game.<p>It doesn't get much better than a warm, crispy, gooey, cheese-filled quesadilla—or does it? From a breakfast-style quesadilla …

Cooking

What I Tell My Patients To Eat For Clear, Glowing Skin: A Hormone Expert Shares

<i>Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, bestselling author, and leading expert on hormones. That's why were thrilled to team up with her for a</i> …

10 Amazing Tips On How To Eat Healthy

Heather McClees<p>Read full profile<p>Learning how to eat healthy is something many people are interested in but also something that all of us have been …

Mindfulness

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Mindfulness

Joy Bauer's Healthy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe - Great Ideas : People.com

Everyone loves a good Mexican meal, but the dishes are not always diet-friendly. <br>Luckily, <i>Today Show</i> nutrition and health expert <b>Joy Bauer</b> has shared …

17 book recommendations from 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson

Actress Emma Watson and Hermione Granger, the "Harry Potter" character she played for a decade, have at least one thing in common: They <i>love</i> to read.<p>After starring in the billion-dollar franchise — which she did from 11 to 21 — Watson attended Brown University and graduated in 2014 with a bachelor's …

Books

Meditation for Beginners: How to Meditate

Shutterstock<p>Leave a Loud Room<p>There's no <i>wrong</i> place to meditate, but choosing a calm place might make it easier when you're first starting out: "Your …

12 Healthy Muffin Recipes

Lemon-Raspberry Muffins<p>Shake things up with lemon zest and frozen raspberries. Perfect for an on-the-go meal or snack.<p>Banana-Bran Muffins<p>The perfect …