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13 Summertime Recipes You Can Make in an Instant Pot

Though you may associate your Instant Pot with wintry meals like meaty stews, you can also totally use it during the summer. The nice thing about the …

Improve Your Mind, Body And Heart In 25 Minutes Or Less

There’s always time to incorporate these healthful habits.<p>The holidays are here and we’re all wondering the same thing: Where do we find the time to take care of ourselves? The truth is, there's never enough time to do everything, but there's always enough time to do the most important things. Here …

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p>Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them …

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Age of Happiness: The people who refuse to grow old

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10 Crazy-Good Holiday Cocktail Party Recipes

Throw away those old kitschy cocktail meatball recipes that call for grape jelly and frozen meatballs -- these are easy-to-make and so much better.<p><b>1. Cocktail Meatballs</b><p>Throw away those old kitschy cocktail meatball recipes that call for grape jelly and frozen meatballs -- these are easy-to-make and …

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Gardening 101: Sea Kelp for Healthy Houseplants

Sea kelp is a superfood for humans and plants too. It’s packed with 70 micronutrients and among them is cytokinin, a growth hormone that promotes …

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15 unexpected beauty uses for coconut oil

While it may seem that coconut oil has only recently come into the limelight for its health and beauty benefits, tropical climates have been reaping …

Outstanding Entries in the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Take a moment and travel with us as we explore some of the most magnificent places in the world. It's already that time again, when photographers get to show off their skills by entering the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. This year, the grand prize winner will score a …

23 Breath-Takingly Beautiful Photos Of Frozen Flowers

Mo Devlin's Frozen Flowers series is better than real flowers — they last forever and you don't have to change the water.

126 Photos Make Up Single Image of Giant 3200-Year-Old Tree

For the December 2012 issue of National Geographic, photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols journeyed to the Sequoia National Park in California in order to capture this image of <i>the President</i>, a giant sequoia that is the third largest tree in the world, if measured by volume of the trunk above …

Hee haw: 'laughing animals' - in pictures

Look it can't ALL be about the NSA and teacher strikes ... Here are some important animal pictures to add to the mix

The Jaw-Dropping Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead

You might not come out on top if you weigh the pros and cons of storm chasing, but there are definitely pros beyond feeling like a bada** and a deep …

Kale market salad recipe

A quick and satisfying kale salad by one of the world's favourite healthy food bloggers<p>Cavolo nero is my variety of choice here.<p><i>Serves two to four</i><p><b>For the spring-onion dressing:</b><br>2 spring onions, rinsed and chopped<br>2 tbsp fresh lemon juice<br>80ml (2¾fl oz) extra-virgin olive oil<br>2 tbsp ripe avocado flesh<br>1 …

Sweet Potato Oven Fries | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Nutrient-dense sweet potato fries are a healthy alternative to standard French fries, and chances are they will get devoured just as quickly. Serve these enticing oven fries as an after-school snack or a side dish — they go equally well with sandwiches and turkey burgers or roast chicken and fish. …

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Potato Crisps with Chive-Sour Cream Dip

I love a good snack. Given the choice, I will choose an appetizer any day of the week. I love these potato crisps for so many reasons. First, you can …

Moroccan Lamb Meatball & Couscous Soup | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Israeli couscous has bigger pearls than Moroccan couscous, and it still cooks very quickly, adding heartiness and texture to this soup. The meatballs also make a delicious dinner on their own, served over a bed of couscous.<p><b>Moroccan Lamb Meatball & Couscous Soup</b><p>For the meatballs:<p>1 tsp. ground …

These Damn Nuts

Folks, these damn nuts have been blocking the blog flow for the last two weeks. I really like the recipe and want to share it but I don’t have much …

Indian Spiced Chicken Stew

Heat vegetable oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper and place skin side down in to the pan. Cook until …

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