Melanie M

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9 High-Protein Dinners With 5 Ingredients or Less

Dinner is my favorite meal to eat, but not my favorite meal to cook. Nothing brings me more comfort at the end of a long day than curling up with …

Healthy Eating

This Is the Real Difference Between White and Brown Rice

Keep yo' self educated.<p>April 26, 2016<p>We all know the struggle — you're standing in the Chipotle line, anxiously awaiting your overflowing burrito — …

Holistic Medicine

16 non-boring salad recipes to whip up this spring

As warmer weather and fresher produce start sprouting up, so do salad cravings. Tempting greens and veggies at the farmers market may once again make …

16 Cheat Sheets For If You're A Foodie But Also Lazy AF

Easy and foolproof.

Hummus Vegetable Wrap

Hummus Vegetable Wrap<p>This Hummus Vegetable Wrap is a great on-the-go lunch option! Stuff it with all of your favorite vegetables, beans & creamy …

Food

Try These 16 Pad Thai Recipes Instead of Takeout

When it comes to Asian noodle dishes, Pad Thai is a go-to for many of those who live off of takeout. But you don’t have to order in to get the same flavors at home. Whether you follow a Keto, Paleo or just a well-balanced diet, there’s an easy Pad Thai recipe that you can prepare in no time. Keep …

8 Ketogenic Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

You don't have to do the full diet to get the weight-loss benefits of these noms.<p>If you're looking for the most hard core low-carb diet of all the low-carb diets, the ketogenic diet is it.<p>The trendy ketogenic diet, which reportedly has fans like Lebron James and Kim Kardashian, reduces your daily …

20 Cheap and Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes You Need in Your Life

Utilizing your slow cooker is one of the easiest ways to not only cook more at home, but also to stick to your budget. You can throw just about anything — from pantry staples to affordable cuts of meat — into a slow cooker and let it simmer for hours, and you'll get a hearty, flavorful meal that …

Obama urges nations not to give in to isolationist impulses

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Standing in democracy's birthplace, President Barack Obama on Wednesday issued a parting plea to world leaders not to let the …

I Hate My Irrational Pregnancy Envy

Everywhere I look, I see pregnant women — and I can't help but wonder, why not me?<p>By the time I reached my twenties, I was sure I'd left jealousy and envy as firmly in my past as I'd left high school, beer bongs, and men who wore tie-dye.<p>As a grown-up, those emotions became a waste of time and …

Pregnancy

The Science of Memory: Top 10 Proven Techniques to Remember More and Learn Faster

I've always been envious of people with exceptional memories. You know, the kind of people who amass encyclopedic knowledge with seemingly little …

3 Surprising Ways To Improve Your Memory

<i>This article originally appeared in the September 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Ashley Jones is only 34, but lately she feels like she's forgetting everything. …

The Brain

New Debate Emerges Over Transparency in the Presidential Race

Hillary Clinton’s initial reluctance to reveal her pneumonia diagnosis has reignited a debate over transparency and the public trust, raising the question: What do voters deserve to know, and how soon do they need to know it? Mrs. Clinton, who has shown a strong preference for privacy, did not go …

Government

Eating Plant, Seafood-Based Omega-3s Reduces Heart Attack Risk By Up to 10%, New Study Finds

If you want to help your heart, modifying your diet can go a very long way. According to a recent study that was published in JAMA, ingesting plant and seafood-based omega-3s can reduce your risk of heart attack by as much as 10%.<p>For the study, more than 45,000 participants were analyzed. …

These Two Boyfriends Love Each Other So Much That They Don’t Ever Want To Have Sex

A guy on Reddit says he and his boyfriend have never had sex and maybe never will, but they’re still head over heels for one another.<p>“Alright,” the …

Understanding: Wants Vs. Needs

<b>Wants vs Needs</b><p>How often do we create mountains out of molehills? We should start by defining our needs and our wants. What qualifies as a need? What is a want?<p>A need is something you have to do. A want is something you would like to do. I often confuse them. There are days when I take my needs for …

What It's Like to Be an Empath

If you feel the Earth's pain before an earthquake or have a panic attack because someone near you is anxious, you might be an empath too.<p>If you search for any article about "empaths," you'll find it has thousands of likes and hundreds of shares on Facebook, and in the comments, dozens of people …

Mental Health

Spinach Dip Crescent Roll Ring [Vegan]

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There’s Lots of New Vegan Food At Trader Joe’s!

There are 457 Trader Joe’s locations packed with a huge assortment of vegan food, and I’m hoping there’s one near you! TJ’s is truly a vegan treasure …

Coconut Waffles {Gluten-Free, Vegan} #SundaySupper

<i>Coconut Waffles – Extra crunchy and crispy on the surface, moist and tender inside. This recipe offers the easiest way to make vegan, gluten free,</i> …

ICON_SEARCH

Ingredients:<p>1 bunch kale, stemmed and finely chopped<br>• 2 cups grated carrots<br>• 1/2 avocado<br>• 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion<br>• 2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice<br>• 2 …

Zu-chini Alfredo Recipe: Vegan, Gluten-Free, High Protein

Thanks to Fit Approach and Bob’s Red Mill for sponsoring this post. All opinions (and the recipe!) are my own.I am so excited to share this Zu-chini …

Complete Gardening Guide For First Time Gardeners

So, one fine morning you decided to set up a garden on your own. To do so you are now looking for some good gardening tips to start with. Gardening is not all about growing plants. If you don't know how to nourish your plants then they can die. You certainly don't want to pour some cold water on …

Parenting Tips from 10 Parenting Experts

There are so many websites, books and products offering different ideas about discipline that it can feel overwhelming. When you're trying to address …

A study asks: Too much folic acid a cause of autism?

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, pregnant women and women who may become pregnant have been advised to take folic acid to help prevent certain birth …

Eat Chic: 12 Deliciously Healthy Recipes by Food Bloggers

In honor of National Women's Health Week, meet your new favorite non-guilty pleasures.<p>You don't have to sacrifice great taste for great health. In honor of National Women's Health Week, which kicked off Sunday, we've rounded up some of the best healthy dishes to keep your taste buds and your body …

25 Things My Mother Was Right About

If you have ever stopped and thought to yourself, “Oh my god, I sound like my mother!” then have we got a treat for you. You see, it turns out our …

Parenting

Why Gardening Is Good for Your Health

Did you know that soil is an antidepressant?<p>It's time to whip out your gardening gloves because not only are digging and weeding great exercise, a good stint of gardening boosts mental health too.<p>Last month, we found out that people living in an area rich in vegetation have improved physical and …

How Emotional Intelligence Can Boost Your Career and Save Your Life

Mastering the powerful skill of emotional intelligence can transform your personal and professional lives.<p>There is a time in the life of every predicament where it is ripe for resolution. Emotions provide the cue to act when a problem is big enough to see, yet still small enough to solve. By …

Emotional Intelligence