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Easy Ottolenghi: vegetable recipes

When I was first approached to come up with this special collection of recipes, I could pretty much hear the readers’ letters writing themselves. “Easy Ottolenghi?” the cry would go. “Isn’t that some sort of culinary oxymoron, like jumbo shrimps and paper tablecloths?” But a story always has two …

Sweet Potatoes

These 10 Superfoods Can Help Balance Your Hormones and Reduce Inflammation

Hormonal imbalances and inflammation are common conditions in the U.S. They are often the culprit behind symptoms such as joint pain, fatigue, high …

Wellness

11 habits of highly successful people

But that's probably not the case. While luck and genetics may play a role, there are certain learnable behaviors which make success more likely.<p>So just what are those behaviors?<p>Over on Quora, there's a thread dedicated to sharing the most important habits of highly accomplished individuals. We …

Self-improvement

Get The Cured Pork Off Your Fork

I was on CBC News Network yesterday to talk about breaking news from the World Health Organization: processed meat has now been listed as a …

The 10 best foods for brain health

Salmon<p>“Salmon, particularly wild salmon, is arguably the highest-quality protein for brain health,” Kulze says. This oily fish is the richest source …

10 Healthy Foods That May Help You Sleep Better (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Looking to sleep better longer? Desperate for a cure for insomnia? Avoid caffeine six hours before your bedtime. Do your body good and sip a warm cup of milk instead, like the old wive’s tale suggests.<p>Actually, almost any dairy food will …

Sleep

Slow-Roasted Salmon with Fennel, Citrus, and Chiles

6 Servings<p>Don’t bother trying to divide this fillet into tidy portions. Instead, use a spoon to break it into perfectly imperfect pieces.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium fennel bulb, thinly sliced<p>1 blood or navel orange, very thinly sliced, seeds removed<p>1 Meyer or regular lemon, very thinly …

Seafood

5 Ways To Boost Your Metabolism (Without Really Trying)

We all know that eating and exercise habits are crucial in determining our weight and health, but there are many non-diet and gym-related changes we …

Is Sugar Making Us Sick?

Who doesn't like sugar? I don't think many people would say they don't like it!<p>I grew up in Istanbul, Turkey, and it was traditional to eat a sweet desert with every dinner. When we visit friends or family, the first thing they do is to serve you a sweet, sugary desert.<p>I never thought that sugar …

Diabetes

Don't believe that viral Diet Coke infographic

Shutterstock<p>Last week Niraj Naik saw his infographic "What Happens One Hour After Drinking A Can Of Coke" turn into a viral sensation.<p>On August 2 he …

25 common American customs that are considered offensive in other countries

Inspired by this Quora thread, we've rounded up some of the most common American customs that are seen as offensive elsewhere.<p><b>1. Tipping</b><p>A contentious issue even here, both over- and undertipping can quickly make you the least popular person at the table. But in Japan and South Korea tipping is seen …

Ice Cream

An exercise scientist told us the biggest mistake people make when they decide to eat healthy

No matter what diet you pick, the problem remains the same: Eventually, it ends.<p>Research shows that the vast majority of people who diet to lose weight end up gaining back some or all of the weight they lost, typically within a few years. And most of us who try lifestyle changes like cutting carbs …

Fitness

Smashed Potato Salad

8 Servings<p>This recipe was created by reader Kim Smithers in our Chef Watson potato salad challenge.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 pounds baby red potatoes<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>4 tablespoons canola oil<p>1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger<p>½ cup buttermilk<p>¼ cup mayonnaise<p>1½ teaspoons dark brown sugar<p>2 …

Potatoes

This 12-minute workout plan will make intense exercise fun and easy to do

Short bursts of high-intensity training can provide results similar to or even better than a longer, lower-intensity gym session. Small amounts of vigorous exercise can add years to your life, all while providing the mental well-being and cardiovascular benefits that come from working out.<p>The …

Exercise

I Tried This Garlic Face Mask, and It Cleared My Acne

When it comes to skin care, masks are considered some of the most luxurious and effective treatments on the market. And I have to admit, my personal favorites fall on the more extravagant side of the spectrum: <b>Darphin Skin Mat Purifying Aromatic Clay Mask</b> (smells divine), SK-II Facial Treatment Mask …

19 Ways To Eat Less Added Sugar Without Even Trying

Crazy easy swaps, hacks, and make-ahead recipes.

12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Everyone Should Be Eating (and Drinking!)

Try these natural ways to combat inflammation.<p>Most of us have searched for the 'diet' that will help us age with grace, prevent disease, lose weight, and optimize our overall health and wellness. But there could be a hidden problem that we are not addressing. A problem that could be causing …

Season's eating: fresh turmeric and chicken curry

Most people will be familiar with the bright yellow of dried, ground turmeric – a warm, earthy spice ubiquitous in commercially produced curry powders and an essential ingredient in Indian cuisine – in all its rich variants. What is less common is the fresh root of the turmeric plant, from which …

Turmeric

How to work a room at an important networking event

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Leadership

6 Superfoods for Your Pregnancy

It’s a no-brainer that one of the prerequisites to a healthy and smooth pregnancy is a wholesome diet. To contribute to the holistic development of …

Nutrition

10 Reasons Why Green Tea Is Good For You

Love for tea shares ten reasons why green tea is good for your mind, body and soul. Put your kettle on as the facts are in and tea is officially …

Which Fats Are Best for You? - Consumer Reports

Coconut oil<p>Proponents claim coconut oil can spark weight loss, prevent or cure Alzheimer’s disease, and lower cholesterol. It’s a widely used topping …

Nutrition

9 Amazing Facts About Cats

Thinkstock<p>When was the last time you truly admired your cat's abilities? Her nose, tongue and whiskers all do amazing things.<p>If you've been lucky …

Pets

Nothing Welcomes Fall Quite Like Our Famous Southwestern Beer Chili!

Connect with Us<p>On Pinterest<p>Nothing Welcomes Fall Quite Like Our Famous Southwestern Beer Chili!<p>Nothing beats a good chili on a cold day, especially …

For a longer life, eat like the Greeks, starting with these recipes

The Mediterranean table has long been revered. Not only are dishes from such places as Greece and Italy delicious and flavorful, but also studies …

Food

Eric Korsh's Farm Lettuces Salad with Dill Vinaigrette Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> How to cheat just a little to get perfectly emulsified, bright, balanced, creamy …

10 Protein-Packed Pulse Recipes That Satisfy

These delicious superfood recipes feature chickpeas, lentils, and other pulses.

Healthy Eating

2 Ways to Beat Your Fear of Rejection, Backed by Research

We all deal with fear of rejection. Jia Jiang did too. But he overcame it… thanks to a box of donuts.<p>He explains how this happened in his wonderful …

Krispy Kreme

Brown Rice and Beans with Ginger Chile Salsa

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 50 min<p>It's not traditional, but we love the heat that fresh ginger adds to the salsa that accompanies this brown rice and beans recipe.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divide<p>1 medium onion, chopped, divided<p>1 cup brown rice<p>Kosher salt<p>1/2 cup …

Seafood

Grilled Eggplant and Lemons with Garlic Labneh

4 Servings<p>Use whatever type of eggplant looks most appealing at the market; they should be firm to the touch, with glossy skin. Small globe eggplants are easy to find, but this is also a terrific time to use long Asian types, small round white ones, or any of the cool-looking striped varieties.<p>July …

Seafood