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Lablabi (Tunisian Chickpea Soup) From 'The Heart of the Plate'

In her new cookbook, <i>The Heart of the Plate</i>, <b>Mollie Katzen</b> shares many recipes for vegetarian soups and stews. None are as beguilingly simple as her version of Tunisian lablabi, a straightforward chickpea soup. Mostly chickpeas and their cooking liquid, the soup is accented by a sautéed onion, a bit …

15 Homemade Beauty Recipes

We’ve been on a DIY beauty kick recently with homemade face masks, lip balms, and face scrubs. But there are so many more things you can DIY in your kitchen to use in your beauty routine. Here are a few of our favorite makeup essentials, hair products, and a few luxuries, too. We think an at-home …

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Quinoa Radicchio Wraps with Chia Seed Vinaigrette

http://schneiderchen.de | © 2013 | http://angiesrecipes.blogspot.com<p>http://schneiderchen.de | © 2013 | http://angiesrecipes.blogspot.com<p>A simple …

3 Quick Steps to Mindfulness

Peter O’Donoghue, <i>Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>The mind is a tool to be used and directed according to one’s wishes. An out of control mind, one that has become …

What Happens to the Brain When You Meditate

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed so vague and …

10 Surprising Facts About How Our Brains Work

One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains work and how they actually do.<p>On many occasions I find myself …

10 Easy Steps To Establishing a Daily Meditation Practice.

Like all the other shoulds and musts in life, it’s hard to make it a daily habit. We are so burdened by the laundry list of our day to day …

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Yoga for an Immune System 'Boost Up'

<i>by Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher</i><p>There are countless studies that show that yoga improves immune functioning, most recently the one mentioned in a post here by Dr. Eliaz that describes "how yoga is actually working to benefit us on the genetic level."<p>The online Oxford English …

Seeing Beyond the Negative: It’s Better Than You Think

<b>“Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.” ~Shirley MacLaine</b><p>When I first started teaching, I was really ambitious. I took a line …

The Brain and The Stomach, Two Minds of a Subject

The brain and stomach, though stationed at different centers in the body, are intricately connected. That “gut feeling” you may sometimes experience …

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Best Breath Practices: 5 Energizing Pranayama Techniques.

Each breath in is a new chance to let Life flow through you, to let go of resistance to the moment, to cultivate compassion for yourself and …

Beautiful Glowing Portraits of a Bobtail Squid

In this series, entitled <i>Bobtail Squid</i>, underwater photographer Todd Bretl documents the magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. The creatively composed shots transform eight curled arms and a round body into beautifully abstract shapes floating against a stark, black background.<p>Bretl was …

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 – winning pictures

Australian photographer Mark Gee has beaten more than a thousand amateur and professional photographers from around the planet to win the title Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013. The competition is run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich and BBC Sky at Night Magazine. The winners, runners-up …

The Black and White Photography of Benoit Courti | Colossal

<p>French photographer Benoit Courti worked for years as a music composer before shifting his career toward professional portrait and art photography …

Aubergines with ginger, spring onions and red chilli recipe

Spice up your aubergines with ginger and chilli.<p>SERVES<p><i>4</i><p>INGREDIENTS<p>200ml mirin (sweetened rice wine)<br>• 50ml light soy sauce<br>• 1 large knob of fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated<br>• 4 spring onions, trimmed and finely chopped<br>• 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped<br>• 1 tbsp sesame oil<br>• 2 red chillies, deseeded and …

Blake Lively's Leather Dress Is the Perfect Mix of Elegance and PURE HOTNESS

Hubba hubba. Blake Lively and her showstopping leather dress caused quite an uproar while hitting the Gucci spring 2014 show at Milan Fashion Week. I mean, a guy even <i>applauded</i>.<p>While more often than not, body-con leather dresses can fall into the too-sexy end of the spectrum, Blake's resort 2014 …

Raw Flax Crackers, Tomato Basil

Introduction: Raw Flax Crackers, Tomato Basil<p>This is one of many different and delicious varieties of flax crackers I enjoy making. These are a great …

Silky Sweet & Sour Eggplant Caponata

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: We have a guest judge! Just Food chooses a recipe to make the most of end-of-summer bounty.</i><p>At Just Food, we love a dish …

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How-To: Kitchener Stitch for Joining Seams in Knitting

Beautifully join two knitting pieces with active stitches together with this helpful kitchener stitch tutorial from the Purl Bee!<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to the Purl Bee to see how it’s done.

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Photographer Interview – Peter Dench

August 27, 2013<p>1. For those few who are unfamiliar with you and your work, could you give us a brief intro?<p>Colourful, quirky, humorous human interest …

Coco - Inside CHANEL

Written 5 years ago <i>by</i> Harmony Difo<p>Prepare to be taken aback by this tasteful, affecting video portrait of one of the first iconic examples of a truly …

Corn Fritters with Spicy Zucchini Salsa

"Don't worry if the fritters seem a little flimsy—they hold together and flip easily during cooking," Bemis says.

Five minutes with ... the chief executive of the Royal Society for Public Health

<b>Describe your role in one sentence:</b> Leading an energetic and professional multi-disciplinary organisation that is improving the public's health.<p><b>Why did you want to work in healthcare?</b> There is nothing more important than healthcare, especially focusing on preventing ill health. If you are unhealthy …