Sharon Mullane

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A Healthy Gut Is the Secret to Better Sleep, Clear Skin, and Less Stress

They don’t call it the “second brain” for nothing. The gut microbiome, which consists of no less than 100 trillion bacteria, affects everything from skin health and sex drive to energy levels and hormone balance. How, exactly? The gut has its own nervous system called the enteric nervous system …

21 Ways to Get More Protein Without Eating Meat

There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.<p>fThese days, protein seems to be the superstar nutrient – …

Meghan Markle’s Facialist On Why Wedding Skin Prep Should Start Months Before the Big Day

London-based facialist Nichola Joss has long had a devout following of A-list clients, including Kate Moss, Gwyneth Paltrow, Cate Blanchett, Elle Macpherson and Scarlett Johansson. (Just some of the most gorgeous faces on the planet…) About four years ago, she added Meghan [Markle] to the list.<p>In …

Skin Care

7 Healthy & Flavorful Ground Turkey Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Healthy ground turkey recipes that actually taste good? It's a miracle!<p><b>Ground turkey: the leaner, healthier alternative</b> to ground beef. When it's used correctly, it's great—but, in the wrong hands and in the wrong recipe, it can be boring and tasteless. You wouldn't sub in Lou Dobbs to tell jokes …

Cooking

Spicy Cauliflower

<b>Author Notes:</b> The golden brown crust on the outside of the burgers really makes the meal, so don't rush to flip them—it's worth the wait! It’s is a welcome contrast to the creamy lentil filling, spiked with caramelized cauliflower. At first you won't notice the subtle heat from the red pepper …

Burgers

How To Master Calzones (and Freeze Them for Later)

<b>Make the dough.</b> Combine the water and yeast in a large bowl, then wait a few seconds until the yeast dissolves. Add the flour and salt and mix with …

Baking

Lemon-Vanilla Pound Cake

For a tantalizing tea-time treat, try this heavenly lemon pound cake.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1/4 cup(s) unsalted butter, melted1 cup(s) milk1/2 cup(s) unsalted butter, cut up2 cup(s) all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon(s) salt4 large eggs, at room temperature2 1/4 cup(s) sugar1 tablespoon(s) vanilla extract1/2 …

Tamarind dal with carrot chutney and crisp squash patties recipe

A dal that is simple to make with no onions, but lemony tamarind hones the flavour<p><i>Serves 4-6</i><p>200g mung dal or yellow split peas<p>250g tomatoes, grated or liquidised<p>2 green chillies, chopped<p>4cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated<p>4 cloves of garlic, chopped<p>½ tsp ground turmeric<p>the juice of 1 lime<p>1 …

Tamarind