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I've used a meditation app loved by Wall Streeters and Olympic athletes daily for the past 8 months, and now I can't imagine my life without it

Ever since I decided to try out the guided-meditation app Headspace last December after hearing about it on Tim Ferriss' podcast, I've been much more aware of my thoughts and emotions, and with a few exceptions (including a rough day at the airport) I've been much calmer and more collected in times …

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

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Making your own vanilla extract is easy and can save you money. But you need to plan ahead. Start a batch now so it's ready for your holiday baking! http://www.chow.com/recipes/30185-vanilla-extract

Fall in a bowl: Warm Quinoa Salad with Roasted Autumn Vegetables and Ginger-Scallion Dressing http://www.chow.com/recipes/30814-warm-quinoa-salad-with-roasted-autumn-vegetables-and-ginger-scallion-dressing

Pickled beets get a face-lift from Chef David Chang. Momofuku Pickled Beet Recipe: http://www.chow.com/recipes/14237-momofuku-beet-pickle

Old Fashioned (Tofu) Chicken Salad

<i>Baking the tofu gives this vegan update of the classic chicken salad great flavor and chewy texture. Make it with my low-fat mayo!</i><p>It’s chicken salad …

Applesauce Ginger Cake with Maple Glaze

Imagine biting into this moist and tender vegan ginger cake. First you breathe in the aroma of cinnamon, and as you take your first bite, you savor …

Posole in Broth Recipe

2012 was a quirky one. It had no qualms dealing a number of wildcards - mostly, but not all, the good kind. When I was sitting here last year I …

Roasted Asparagus Salad with Chickpeas and Potatoes

<b>To the lady in the red blouse shopping at The Fresh Market last Thursday:</b> Please forgive me for scaring you. I was that crazy woman with the …

Mini Almond Poundcakes | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Notes<p>~I was lazy and simply used some premade vegan cream. I recommend either SoyAToo in a box (not the can), or Healthy Top.<p>~You can make a cute …

Vegful Vietnamese Sandwich

Related Recipes<p>Inspired by one of India’s most popular street foods, these open-faced sandwiches make an energizing snack. Use bread that’s loaded …

Black Bean & Quinoa Soup | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Preheat a 4 quart pot over medium heat. Saute onion in olive oil with a pinch of salt for about 5 minutes, until translucent. Add garlic and saute …

Juicy Lucy Burgers Recipe - The Sweetest Vegan Homemade Recipe