Mark Bird

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How to quit sugar this year: 'It's a lifestyle change, not a diet'

Week four is when most people experience a crash, and mine is monumental. But by week six, I’ve come through the other side<p>• From getting stronger to writing that novel – how to achieve your goal<p>It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local …

Food

Spinach, Broccoli, Orange and Arugula (Australian Rocket) Salad with Dressing

Ingredients:<p>1/4 cup Cider Vinegar<br>• 2 tbsp Rice Vinegar<br>• 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil<br>• 2 tbsp Honey<br>• 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard<br>• 1/4 tbsp Sea or Celtic salt<br>• 1/8 tbsp …

An IKEA Dresser Is Transformed Into an Apothecary Cabinet

A simple, inexpensive dresser gets an upscale makeover. This piece originally appeared on HouseBeautiful.com.<p>Thrifty and Chic via Hometalk<p><i>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the amazing</i> …

Laundry Rooms

The Weird Trick That Helps Curb Emotional Eating

Do you have a love/hate relationship with parties, nights out, and other social get-togethers?<p>It’s always wonderful to connect and celebrate with …

The 3 Pillars of Fat Loss

<b>Anyone who ever tells you “this is what you should do one hundred percent of the time” when it comes to your training is trying to sell you …

Exercise

11 Simply Rules to Clean Eating

By Franziska Spritzler<p>The term "clean eating" has become very popular among the health conscious.<p>Clean eating is an eating pattern that focuses on …

Nutrition

Dr. Mark Hyman: 4 Food Myths That Drive Me Nuts

Since the release of my book <i>Eat Fat, Get Thin</i>, I've noticed fierce debates on social media and other news sources about things like calorie counting, …

10 Vegan Recipes Worthy of a Cookout

For the non-animal product eating, summer cookouts can occasionally feel, how shall we say, limiting: ribs! burgers! <i>cheese</i>burgers! ice cream! potato salad swimming in mayonnaise! This—despite an otherwise excellent selection of picnic sides—can be a little discouraging. But! Cookouts need not be …

Lose Weight With These 50+ Protein-Packed Vegan Breakfasts

Get energized with the power of plants! These vegan breakfasts offer protein, fiber, and healthy fats to keep you satisfied all morning, which can prevent the mindless snacking that leads to weight gain. The chocolate coconut almond overnight oats and the sweet potato and kale tofu scramble are …

Healthy Eating

The Only Coffee Guide You Really Need

I have a newborn child, which means I’ve been doing a lot of driving her around at night during the screaming hours. My mom accompanied me on one of …

7 Healthy Hot Drinks to Sip on a Cold Day

Wintertime calls for comforting, soothing hot drinks like cocoa and tea — but they don't have to be unhealthy! With these recipes, you can sip on your favorites all season long, without any worry about your diet.

The superfoods you need to eat to improve sleep and relieve stress

Her L.A health bar, Moon Juice, counts Hollywood royalty (including Rachel Mc Adams and Gwyneth Paltrow) among the fan following. So when Amanda …

Sign Up for Joe’s 2017 Juice Challenge -- It's Free!

Farah Confirmed for Edinburgh XC, Setting Up Rematch Against 2016 Winner HeathPublished by IAAF on December 13, 2016Mo Farah will return to the Great …

A world in a jar: potted landscape photography – in pictures

After becoming a father two years ago, Finnish photographer Christoffer Relander started feeling nostalgic about his own childhood. He began photographing landscapes that reminded him of growing up in rural Finland, and using double-exposure photography – and no digital manipulation such as …

Photography

Get Out of Auto: How to Use Your Camera’s Shooting Modes for Better Photos

If you want to get the most out of your DSLR camera, it’s best to learn its different shooting modes, rather than just using full Auto all the time. …

How to use shutter speed to your advantage to help you get the film look

There’s more to getting the “film look” with video than simply shooting your camera at 24 frames per second. It’s not just the colour grading, or the …

The Brands Of Instant Coffee That Are Actually Worth Drinking

Instant coffee is a beautiful idea. That’s why still, to this day, the sale of this convenient stuff is on the rise. Sadly, the reality of instant coffee has long disappointed ― it was, after all, invented to be an efficient way to caffeinate soldiers and the way it’s made doesn’t exactly preserve …

Are You a Coffee Addict? 5 Tips to Choosing the Best Coffee

Every Friday night before I go to bed, my husband and I discuss the dreaded question about what to meal prep for the upcoming week.<p>As someone who …

Wellness

Brownies for Weight-Watchers! This is How to Make Espresso Walnut Brownie at Home

What does a good start of the day mean to you? It’s a perfect cup of coffee, isn’t it? or the tea lovers would say a perfect cup of tea! What if we …

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How to make a to-do list that actually helps you get everything done

A lot of people start their workday by making a to-do list. Depending on how realistic you are, there are probably anywhere from three to 15 items on your list. If it’s three, you probably end your workday feeling accomplished and energized. If you try to complete 15, you probably wrap up your day …

Time Management

Magic intense chocolate cake

Use a 20cm square cake tin, silicone or greased with butter and lined with baking parchment.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 eggs, separated<br>• 80g caster sugar<br>• 70g brown sugar<br>• 1 tbsp water<br>• 125g butter<br>• 70g plain flour<br>• pinch of salt<br>• 40g unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• 500ml milk, at room temperature<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to …

50 of the best lunchtime sandwiches

We investigate the nutritional value of the high street's most popular sandwiches.<p>Ever since it was invented in 1762, the sandwich has been greasing the wheels of the British economy. Even in these lean times, a filling spread between two slices of bread has come into its own. Last year, hungry …

Bacon, Pear, Rosmary and Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Ingredients: 1/2 cup olive oil 1 clove garlic, cut in half and peeled 2 slices bread ( a hearty, crusty bread) 3 slices of cheese (raclette, brie or …

Crunchy Cabbage Salad with Miso

• 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger<br>• 1 small garlic clove, grated<br>• 2 tablespoons miso paste<br>• 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar<br>• 1 tablespoon soy sauce<br>• 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil<br>• 2 tablespoons water<br>• 3 cups finely shredded cabbage (about ¾ pound cabbage)<br>• 1 large carrot, peeled and cut into very thin …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

Coffee

Beautifully Illustrated Web Page for Making Better Coffee

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by …

New Guide! Film Photography in a Digital Age

The resurgence of interest in film photography is more than just nostalgia. There is still an ineffable quality to film. The physical tangibility …