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12 Foods Personal Trainers Recommend

If you want to reach your goals, you not only have to train like a fitness pro, you’ve got to eat like one, too. To find out exactly what that …

How to Build a Better Meal—in a Bowl

<i>This article is brought to you by Ten Speed Press. Head here to pick up a copy of Sprouted Kitchen Bowl + Spoon.</i><p><i>Today:</i> Sprouted Kitchen Bowl + Spoon <i>author and chef Sara Forte gives us a bowlful of advice for a bellyful of goodness.</i><p>Vegetables, protein, a good sauce—these are words to live by. Toss …

Salmon

Cook the Ultimate Hash Browns

Meaty. Cheesy. Easy.<p>In the realm of breakfast food, hash browns are often relegated to sidekick. These shredded spuds often act as mere add-ons to main courses of more heroic stature: omelets, eggs Benedict, and huevos rancheros.<p>If you’ve made from-scratch hash browns, however, you know that it …

Alice's Chocolate Pudding

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>From Sinfully Easy Delicious Desserts (Artisan 2012).<p><b>Serves: 6 to 8</b><p><b>Ingredients for the pudding:</b><p>1/3 cup (66 grams) sugar<br>• 1/3 cup (28 grams) unsweetened cocoa powder, preferably natural<br>• 2 tablespoons (17 grams) cornstarch<br>• 1/8 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 3/4 cups whole milk, divided<br>• 1/4 cup heavy cream<br>• 3 …

Recipes

Bloody Good Steak

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>I have experimented with Balsamic vinegars of varying age and viscosity. 12 year old (or thereabouts) is a good choice, it is luscious and syrupy, but won't cause financial hardship.<p><b>Serves: 3 to 4 (depending on size of slab and ferocity of appetites)</b><p>1 slab of flank steak<br>• 2 tablespoons …

Spices

How to Make: Skirt Steak with Iceberg Wedge

The following recipes are from <i>Depot: The Biography of a Restaurant</i>. In addition to its collection of approachable recipes, written by owner Al Brown …

Fried Chickpeas

6 to 8 Servings<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons smoked paprika<p>1 teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<p>2 15-oz. cans chickpeas, rinsed, drained, patted very dry<p>Kosher salt<p>2 teaspoons finely grated lime zest<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine paprika and cayenne in a small bowl and …

Grilled Shrimp with Maker's Mark Butter Sauce

Need to impress a member of the fairer sex? Make this fool-proof recipe you'll both actually enjoy for date night.<p>Living in the Low Country has taught me a few things. One, food is king. Two, when you order a beer, you better chase it down with a shot of bourbon; and three, bourbon and food make …

General Tso's Meatballs (Low Carb & Gluten Free) | I Breathe I'm Hungry

General Tso’s Meatballs (Low Carb & Gluten Free)<p>A low carb meatball with all of the flavors and textures of the classic Chinese takeout</b> …

Low-carb Thai cucumber salad

A great summer salad with Thai-inspired flavors. A perfect low-carb, paleo-friendly side dish.<p>Thai food is one of my favorite cuisines, with its …

If You Love Pasta But Not Its Carbs, Let Us Introduce You To Shirataki 'Miracle' Noodles

Here's how a bag of wet noodles stacks up to a cheap box of pasta.<p>There's a reason shirataki noodles are branded as "Miracle Noodles." These translucent, gelatinous Japanese noodles, which are made from the konjac yam, are low in calories and carbohydrates and can be substituted in a variety of …

12 Tasty Substitutions When Cutting Carbs

Cutting carbs doesn’t have to be a buzzkill—we reviewed some equally awesome options<p>“The best way to cut carbs from your diet is to make creative substitutions,” says Arthur Agatston, M.D., author of <i>The South Beach Diet</i>. “That way you can still eat the foods you love, without busting your diet.”<p>Dr. …

9 Low-Carb, High-Protein Crock Pot Recipes

Shares 34K<p>by SkinnyMs.<p>OUR LATEST VIDEOS<p>The low-carb lifestyle is not just about eliminating bad carbohydrates and eating fewer carbs overall—it’s …

Nutrition

Barbecue Shrimp: A Down-Home, Messy, Good Meal

Recipes

This Slow Cooker Pot Roast Has a Simple Secret

Pat the beef dry with paper towels and season generously with salt and pepper.<p>Set a large Dutch oven or heavy skillet over medium-high to high heat. …

Tupac Shakur on Life and Death

Data-driven web browsing: Knoema’s new Chrome extension adds a data layer to the web

Tired of hearing about the importance of data analytics? What if tapping into an all new layer of data was as easy as installing a browser extension?<p>Data startup Knoema has come up with a new Chrome browser extension, World Data Finder, that can help users see and start thinking about data right …

Rush hits Kirk's 'white boy' gang plan

Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) on Wednesday called Sen. Mark Kirk’s proposal to arrest Chicago gang members en masse to deal with the city’s crime problems an “upper middle-class, elitist, white boy solution to a problem he knows nothing about,” according to a report.<p>Rush’s comments came in a phone …

Chafee: Moderates 'taken out' of party

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee says he didn’t just switch parties to earn brownie points among Democrats — he did so because of the changing dynamics of the Republican party.<p>“The Southerners…just had a different view of where the Republican party should be and as a result the North Easteners and …

Obamacare sales strategy: Choices

About 90 percent of people who enter the health reform law’s exchanges next year will have at least five different insurance company options to choose from, according to new data released by the Obama administration on Thursday.<p>That degree of consumer choice is going to be a key selling point that …

“Men At Lunch” Tells The Story Of An Iconic Photograph And Immigration In America

Who are those men? Where did they come from? Who took that photo? Is that seriously where they took their lunch breaks, because that’s just insane?! …

Risk Is Back: America's Big Banks Are Knee-Deep In Derivatives

<i>The following is a guest post by George Schultze, founder of Schultze Asset Management LLC, an alternative investments firm founded in 1998 that manages approximately $230 million in assets and specializes in distressed securities.</i><p>I’ve been following the derivatives markets for almost two decades – …

Smartphone Users Check Facebook 14 Times a Day

Think you use your phone to look at Facebook a lot? Unless you're doing it at least 14 times a day, you're actually <i>below</i> average.<p>That's just one of …

Ford Challenges Developers to Tackle Car Data

Ford Unveils App Challenge<p>The Ford App Challenge<p>Car Data Cloud<p>Mobile Data Points<p>Facebook Time<p>What Impacts MPGs<p>Miles Over Price<p>Ford App Hardware Kit …

Twitterrific 5.2 brings push notifications, one handful of testers at a time

More than a few iOS-based Twitter users were happy to see Twitterrific 5 appear late last year with a fresh design, but were less than thrilled to go without the push notifications that many take for granted in other apps. Equality has come through Twitterrific 5.2 -- for some, at least. The …

Facebook improves mobile app install ads for developers

Facebook has improved its mobile app install ads service to allow developers to reach a much more specific user base with their ads. The mobile …

UK banks have £50 billion less than they think they do

The UK’s banking watchdog, the Financial Services Authority (FSA), has put domestic banks up to the test and found them wanting. Banks’ projections about their capital buffers and risk exposure are far too rosy, the Bank of England said in a statement today.<p>All told, the regulators discovered, UK …

Investing

Bank of America shareholders shouldn’t let Moynihan be CEO for life

Bank of America chief Brian Moynihan recently sat down with high-brow US chat show host Charlie Rose, saying among other things that he’d love to hold onto the helm of the second-largest US bank, by assets, for the rest of his life, according to Bloomberg:<p>“It’s the best job there is,” Moynihan said …