Sheila Krotz

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14 Sweet & Savory Midnight Snacks from Our App

You said you'd only watch one episode, but now you're halfway through the second season; after-work drinks turned into karaoke, which turned into more after-work drinks; counting sheep isn't quite as efficient as you hoped it'd be. <b>There are a number of reasons to be awake at midnight—that tricky</b> …

7 Vegetarian Versions of Classic Sandwiches

Meat-free recipes for your favorite sandwiches.<p>It's not hard to eat a delicious, satisfying vegetarian diet, but many non-meat-eaters might, from …

Cooking

The Science of Getting Swole

Rachael SchultzScience of 'Swole'Learn exactly how strength training makes your muscles bigger.Despite the stereotype of a meathead, it actually …

Immune System

Spring Vegetable Soup Recipe

"It's so good on a chilly spring night and even better with a grilled sandwich for lunch the next day. By the way, you can omit any veggies you …

Food Preservation

Shrimp Curry with Chickpeas and Cauliflower

4 Servings<p>This is the perfect weeknight dinner because it requires very little maintenance and doesn’t take long to put together.<p>March 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>1 onion, finely chopped<p>½ large fennel bulb, finely chopped<p>1 2-inch piece ginger, finely grated<p>Kosher salt, freshly …

Seafood

Mind’s healing powers put to the test in new book

<b>Cure</b><i><br>Jo Marchant</i><i><br>Crown, $26</i><p>In a wide-ranging and compelling new book, science journalist Jo Marchant explores whether the mind can heal the body. The …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

7 relatable fitness bloggers who will build you up

It's intimidating to step into the world of fitness blogs. There don't seem to be many bloggers who represent the majority of us: beginners, perhaps …

Fitness

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

Time Management

Change Your Morning Routine, Change Your Whole Life

The first big sign that my health was out of whack came when I was just fifteen years old.<p>A previously highly motivated and energetic teenager, I could no longer bring myself to getting out of bed in the morning. I would wake up extremely fatigued and desperate just to get a few more minutes of …

Time Management

7 Types of Fruit Trees You Can Grow in Your Living Room

There are decorative house plants and then there are edible plants that you tend to in a tiny kitchen garden. But what about in between?<p>If you're looking for an indoor plant that's both decorative <i>and</i> edible, look to the world of fruit trees! <b>While many grow to be enormous in the wild and are native</b> …

Easy Vegan Crispy Tofu Spring Rolls With Peanut-Tamarind Dipping Sauce Recipe

The real key to these great spring rolls is to balance the textures and flavors of the ingredients inside the soft, stretchy rice paper wrapper. For this version, I'm using tender pea shoots, along with carrots cut into a fine julienne, crispy marinated tofu, herbs, chilies, and toasted peanuts.<p>Why …

Tofu

These Cult-y Coconut Products Deserve a Spot in Your Pantry

Coconut oil? So last year. We're swooning over these new coconut pantry items.<p>Coconut oil? So last year. Now, the cult of coconut is taking over everything from flour to vinegar. Products made from the flesh (flour, butter) have a mild coconut flavor, while anything derived from the sap (sugar, …

Coconut

Stop Doing These 5 Things to Be Happier Today, Says Science

Make these simple, research-backed changes to your life, and you could be much happier today.<p>Sometimes being happier takes big changes--a new job, a different relationship, or painful and prolonged grappling with past trauma. That's not what this post is about. This post is about the quick and …

Social Media

A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

Flickr/saket_vora<p>If you want to be successful, you should work as hard as possible and suffer, right? Or so we're told.<p>But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford …

Happiness

Roasted Squash and Mixed Sprouts Bowl

This outstanding, good-for-you vegetarian salad from L.A.’s Sqirl features an array of textures and flavors, from tender roasted squash to crunchy …

Flavors

The Science of Developing Mental Toughness in Your Health, Work, and Life

Have you ever wondered what makes someone a good athlete, a good leader or a good parent? The answer: Mental toughness. Here's how you can develop it

Self-improvement

How We Know For Sure That Meditation Changes our Brains.

So there’s a new study out that proves the benefits of meditation.<p>What’s different about this one?<p>For the first time, a control group receiving a …

The Extreme Japanese Pedicure Peel That Will Give You Baby Feet

I had read the rumors. New York’s fashion circles couldn’t stop whispering about a pedicure peel from Japan so powerful it frees dead skin in “sheets.” I had Google Image searched. Pink, smooth skin emerging from a veritable cocoon of calluses in photo after photo. And I took to Reddit, where my …

Check out eight delicious Brussels Sprouts recipes that are sure to please the whole family!

Aired February 15, 2016<p>Whether you're already on board with Brussels Sprouts, or you’re still intimidated by these little green mini-cabbages, we …

Greek Salmon Parcels

Step 1<p>Preheat Oven<p>preheat the oven to 180°C.<p>Step 2<p>Wilt Spinach<p>wilt the spinach in a dry pan with a tsp of water, cool and then squeeze out any extra …

Seafood

How to eat like Beyoncé for a week

Remember when Beyoncé went vegan back in 2013? Well her trainer and diet planner, Marco Borges, released a complete list of everything she ate — breakfast, lunch and dinner — for those 22 days.<p>I’ve condensed her 22-day plan to a more manageable seven-day plan so you can try it. See if you feel as …

Healthy Eating

Smoking Pot Before This Critical Age Could Wreck Your Brain

Bad news if you lit up in high school.<p>How bad is pot for your brain? The jury's still out on how it affects folks who take their first toke during adulthood. But a study recently published in the journal <i>Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience</i> suggests that lighting up prior to age 16 could handicap …

Self Control

The 60-Day Reset Diet That Cleared My Skin, Boosted My Energy & Changed My Life

As a functional medicine practitioner, my job is to uncover the root issues of chronic health problems and coach my patients into well-being.<p>But as …

14 Ways To Practice Self-Love On Valentine's Day (Or Any Day)

Valentine's Day puts the emphasis on love for someone special in your life. But did you ever think that, hey, YOU are someone special in your …

Nigel Slater’s cauliflower recipes

Cauliflower is having its 15 minutes in the sun, not that it has ever been in the shade in my kitchen. But it is a relief to find this pale, gently flavoured brassica on menus once again. As always, we never seem to do the ingredient du jour by halves, and in the past few weeks I have found cauli …

Cauliflower

10 simple clean eating tips for 2016

In my new cookbook, <b>Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation, and Reset Your Body</b>, Italk about how to start cleaning up your food and your life from chemicals and toxins that are lurking in everything from your ketchup to your toothpaste.<p>My journey to eating clean started ten years …

Food

Vegan "Grated" Parmesan Cheese Recipe

"Almonds and nutritional yeast blend together to replace aged Italian cheese for those who don't want to eat real cheese. The taste is so similar …

Parmesan Cheese

Mindfulness training cools inflammation - Futurity

A study of stressed-out adults suggests that mindfulness meditation causes brain changes that can lower inflammation levels.

Smoothies in Winter? 3 Healthy Seasonal Recipes for Cold-Weather Wellness

From April to October, my Vitamix can’t catch a break. The crush of bursting-ripe berries—strawberries, blackberries, then dusty, sweet blueberries!—along with the season’s creamy mangoes and juicy peaches inspire months of frosty, fulfilling smoothies. But then the cold hits, and suddenly a drink …

Alicia Keys is Eating Nothing But Greens for 40 Days

Could you eat only green for 40 days?<p>As Kermit the Frog told us, it’s not easy being green. But Alicia Keys is going for it anyway—at least for the …

Healthy Eating