Kimmie Alexandre

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Herbal Essence: Just Add Water

I’m not good at remembering to drink water. The number of glasses I drink on a daily basis often doesn’t move beyond two–never mind the recommended …

Recipe: Strawberry-Rhubarb Muffins

Although the sour stalks make appearances in pie, crisp, and compote, rhubarb’s technically a vegetable. You’ll find it at farmers’ markets from …

Food

Deborah Madison's Summer Squash Tartines with Rosemary and Lemon

It may not be zucchini season quite yet, but I'd advise squirreling away <b>Deborah Madison's</b> Summer Squash Tartines recipe from her new book, <i>Vegetable Literacy</i>, for dinner parties in the coming months. Another winning bread-cheese-vegetable combination, these open-faced sandwiches are just the thing …

Make-Ahead Miso Lemongrass Soup with Mushroom Dumplings Recipe

Don't be scared off by the thought of dumplings as laborious day-long project; this entire dish is ready, soup to nuts, in 30 minutes or less.The brightness of the lemongrass keeps the earthy, soy flavors from being too overpowering.<p>These simple dumplings are also great for a quick snack or …

Garden Maintenance: Pinching, Deadheading, Cutting Back

01 of 09<p>Garden Maintenance: Deadheading - Buds<p>Planting a garden is half the battle. From the day your garden is planted, it will require maintenance …

Growing Your Own Herbs

Having your own <b>herb</b> garden sounds like an idyllic situation: You'll have an endless supply of fresh, fragrant herbs, and it will be an incredible way …

Gardening

Score a Bikini Body Now

It's still not too late to get strong, lean, and sexy, thanks to this metabolism-revving, muscle-sculpting, weight-loss plan<p>MoreHappens every year: You're all gung ho in the beginning of the summer, hitting the gym like it's your job and dutifully counting calories. After all, you have the big …

Weight Loss

Happiness And Money: Why You Should Be Suspicious Of Material Pleasure

<i>By Matthew D. Della Porta, Ph.D. for YouBeauty</i><p>Recently I found myself in the middle of preparing for a cross-country move with a fussy, teething baby to keep me company. Needless to say, I was feeling a bit stressed! So I took a TV break, hoping to find something that would help me relax and maybe …

Gluten-Free Breakfast: My 'Quick-Trick-Snack Stack'

I came up with this fast, healthy, grain-free breakfast solution mostly out of desperation. In my rush to get out the door every morning, I kept missing "the most important meal of the day," and by midmorning, I'd be dragging.<p>On the days I <i>did</i> manage to throw together a healthy breakfast, I would …

5 invasive plants you can eat

Invasive plants outcompete native vegetation, threaten endangered species and curb biodiversity. So put on a bib and chow down!<p>The logic of eating …

5 cocktails straight from the #FarmersMarket http://mnatu.re/18GfgFz

Want to live longer? Eat a plant-based diet

In the largest study of its kind, researchers found a striking difference in the longevity of vegetarians versus meat eaters.<p>To stave off death by a …

Plant-Based Diet

15 reasons to visit Yosemite http://mnatu.re/18XiAPg We're going to let the photos do the talking.

House M / Keiko Maita Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> House M is located in a rural area surrounded by mountains in Yamaguchi-Prefecture, Japan.<p>The clients, a …

Architecture

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