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Eat Your Way to a Beach Ready Body

You don’t have to be a fitness model or professional to look like one. All it takes is eating a ​wide variety of nutrient-dense foods combined with …

Dining in the Black Forest, the World’s Hidden Michelin Star Mecca

A few hundred years ago, witches procured deadly apples from the thorny trees across the dark forest, and vibrant herbs along the forest floor turned princes into frogs. Roman soldiers called it <i>Silva Negra</i> because of its wall of darkness, even at high noon. This same darkness inspired Grimm …

Food & Dining

I Swear By Meditation Apps Now—Here Are 9 You Should Try

Meditation

Free Things to do in Buenos Aires

I was surprised to find that the US dollar does not go very far in Buenos Aires (this is during travel in May 2014. And of course, that depends on …

How One Scandinavian Family Made Vegetarian Home Cooking Chic—And You Can, Too

Just after midnight on January 3, David Frenkiel—one-half of the avidly followed vegetarian blog Green Kitchen Stories—found himself with his hands full. “By placing two pillows under my left elbow, I can hold [my] sleeping baby, Gabriel, with one arm and type this text on a laptop that is …

Healthy Sheet-Pan Dinner Recipes | Women's Health

5 Healthy Sheet-Pan Dinners You’ll Want To Devour<p>You’re 30 minutes away from a mouth-watering meal.<p>Christopher Testani<p>Sheet-pan meals are brimming with the best flavors of the season—and take 30 minutes, tops. They're a busy weeknight's best friend. Read on for our five favorite sheet-pan dinner …

10 Must-Reads for National Poetry Month

Poetry has come a long way since you were scribbling “Roses are red, violets are blue…” in crayon and tucking the note into your crush’s cubby. Whether you’re looking for serious commentary on today’s issues, some heartbreak commiseration, or a little recognition that being a grown up is tough …

19 Of The Best YA Books Of 2016

These are the books that captivated us this year. Ranked in no particular order.

Books

Claire Ptak’s recipes for pumpkin maple bundt cake and butternut squash caramel

For the past two months, California has been brimming with pumpkins. From country lanes to freeways, the agricultural fields that surround us are dotted with orange. The occasional scarecrow flaps crookedly on its pole, overseeing its seasonal crop.<p>Since coming here with my family, we have visited …

Dessert

Pear, blackberry and walnut cake

A loaf cake full of autumnal flavours.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>200g plain flour<br>• 1 large pear, peeled, cored and chopped<br>• 150g blackberries<br>• 2 tsp baking powder<br>• 200g soft light-brown sugar<br>• 215g plain full-fat yogurt<br>• 115ml olive oil<br>• 3 large eggs<br>• 1 tsp vanilla extract<br>• finely grated zest of ½ orange<br>• 50g walnuts, toasted …

Fall 2016 Movie Picks Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Sure, there are a ton of new movies out this fall that we're dying to see. But actually <i>going</i> to the movies nowadays is a solid $20 commitment, and that's if you don't get any snacks—and who doesn't get snacks?! So to help you decide where your dollars would be best spent, we've picked the brain of …

Granola Bar Recipes to Fuel Busy Mornings

Though we’d love to spend every morning feasting on homemade pancakes and soft-scrambled eggs, the reality is that weekdays are usually just too …

101 Gardening: 20 Easy to care for and hard to kill houseplants #Plants

CollectCollect this now for later<p>christi Easy Care Houseplants • Tips & ideas for easy to grow and hard to kill houseplants!<p>New Home …

Gardening

5 Powerful Ways Mindfulness Will Change Your Life, Backed by Science | Inc.com

Digital devices constantly vie for your attention. Email alerts, text messages, flashing advertisements, and social media seek to distract you from the tasks at hand.<p>But it isn't just electronic devices that try to derail you from your goals. There's a tug of war going on inside your brain as …

Mindfulness

Amelia Freer's chickpea and aubergine salad

Chickpeas are an excellent source of fibre, protein and iron, and perfect for keeping us going on busy days.<p>SERVES<p>4 as a side or 2 as a meal<p>INGREDIENTS<p>½ small red onion, finely sliced<br>• 1 large aubergine, halved lengthways, sliced into thin half moons<br>• Good glug of extra virgin olive oil<br>• Juice and zest …

Food

21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

An overripe banana is a blessing, not a curse.<p>Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but overripe bananas provide you with the possibility of many great recipes. They’re …

Breakfast

50 places in Europe you need to visit in your lifetime

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to laying out on the beaches of Lagos, Portugal, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.

The 20 Bestselling Books on Amazon in 2015: How Many Have You Read?

15 Yoga Poses for Stress Relief

Yoga can help you cope with stress and improve overall health and satisfaction with life. In a national survey, over 85 percent of people who did yoga reported that it helped them relieve stress. Exercise is a very useful way to relieve stress, but yoga is different from spinning class or a gym …

50 Quotes That Every ENFP Will Instantly Relate To

<b>1.</b> “It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for – and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It …

Your Winter Movie Guide: The 25 Best New Films This Season

Avoid the cold winter weather and cozy up in a theater near you for these 25 movies. Our guide has everything you need to see—from Oscar-worthy dramas to the buzziest big releases....

42 Books That Will Make You A Better Person, Described In One Sentence

If you read a lot, it can be easy for all the books to blur together. Especially as the years pass, it can be difficult to even remember what books …

Spiced Pear Upside-Down Cake

8 Servings<p>Make sure the cake pan you’re using is at least 2" deep; the batter will rise to the very top while baking and will overflow in a shallow pan.<p>October 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for pan<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan<p>3 tablespoons fresh orange …

Baking

We Can Guess Your Go-To Sex Position Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Get your sex life out of retrograde.<p>Let's play a game: You tell us your astrological sign, and we tell you what your go-to sex position is. We chatted with Astrobabe, a professional astrologist in New York City, to find out what move is probably your favorite, depending on your zodiac sign. Ready …

24 Of The Most Romantic And Heartbreaking Pablo Neruda Quotes

1.<p>“I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,<br>in secret, between the shadow and the soul.”<p>2.<p>“Don’t go far off, not even for a day, because — …

Grilled Bread with Ricotta and Tomatoes

8 Servings<p>Use very ripe—even overripe—tomatoes; they’ll give up even more juice.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 garlic clove<p>Kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon red wine vinegar<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>¾ pound assorted small tomatoes (such as cherry, Sun Gold, or green), halved, quartered if large<p>Freshly …

Tomatoes

20 Soul-Stirring Passages From Shinji Moon’s Poetry That Are Hauntingly Beautiful

<i>Shinji Moon is one of my favorite poets and such a beautifully talented writer and I’m always shocked when more people don’t know about her. Her</i> …

5 Ways To Live Your Life Like An Italian

It has been a year since I left the safety of my friends, family and safety and set off for the adventure of a lifetime: studying abroad in Italy. I …

15 Reasons Why Your Breakup May Be The Best Thing That Ever Happened To You

Breakups hurt. A lot. They’re painful and unsettling, and sometimes, they seem almost impossible to get through. But one of the best ways to survive …

11 Cookbooks Every Millennial Should Own

It’s well known that after graduation comes THE REAL WORLD. That includes finding a job, getting a place and, wait for it… cooking for yourself. So what better way to congratulate the graduate than with an awesome cookbook to help them hone their skills? Here are 11 cookbooks that’ll get them ready …