Sheena Barnett

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4 Delicious Ways to Whip Up Beets, Walnuts, and Garlic

Combine beets with crunchy rich walnuts and robust garlic to make their earthy sweetness pop<p>Combine beets with crunchy rich walnuts and robust garlic to make their earthy sweetness pop<p>This ruby root veggie may help lower blood pressure, improve memory, and fight cancer. Combine it with crunchy rich …

New Ways to Cook Brussels Sprouts

Your 8-year-old self probably turned her tiny nose up at Brussels sprouts (or anything green and healthy). Hopefully by now you’ve stopped hiding veggies in your napkin and instead you're looking for more ways to eat foods like mini cabbages. And who could blame you? Brussels sprouts are brimming …

The Bikini-Body Barley Salad

Throughout bikini season (and beyond!) this is the perfect salad to leave you feeling full, but not bloated.<p>Barley is one of my absolute favorite grains! Its nutty, earthy taste, and chewy texture makes it way more satisfying than pasta and explains why it's becoming the new "it" grain. Moreover, …

An Easier Way to Eat Superfruit

Five Things to Do with Pomegranate Molasses<p>Pomegranates are awesome—they’re one of the few fruits in-season in winter, they're loaded with antioxidants, and the seeds are so pretty, it’s like eating gemstones. But they can be time-intensive and messy even if you use the water-in-a-bowl trick.<p>A …

Guilt-Free Apple Pie - in a Mug

If your apple pie recipes are stale, try Candice Kumai's delicious apple dessert recipe<p><b>Americana Apple Mug Pie</b><p>Serves 4<p>FWB Apples: The scent alone aids in cognitive function and memory<p>As if steamy apples perfumed with cinnamon and nutmeg served hot-from-the-oven in cute little mugs weren’t fabulous …

5 Ways to Eat More Kale

Kale is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. The leafy green is very low in calories (36 calories per cup) and is loaded with vitamins A, C, and K. It's also a good source of fiber and minerals such as manganese, magnesium, potassium, calcium, and iron.<p>Problem is, kale isn't the sexiest veggie …

Cooking with Quinoa: Mint and Cranberry Quinoa Salad

Cook Yourself Sexy chef Candice Kumai shares her recipe for how to incorporate quinoa, the protein-packed superfood, into your salad dishes<p>If you're still stuck cooking the same old couscous dishes, you should really consider making the switch to quinoa--stat. Quinoa is a grain-like seed that …

Cleansing Cold Cucumber Soup

Love summer but hate melting into a puddle? Try my cold, cleansing cucumber soup and you'll not only feel as cool as a popsicle, but you'll also feel detoxed and refreshed as a yogi. Plus, the mixture packs in three awesome foods with benefits: Greek yogurt for beautiful hair, skin, and nails, …

Three Real Women Kept Food Diaries for a Day—Here's What a Nutritionist Had to Say

Consider this proof that you can still eat healthy even when you're super-busy.<p>Sometimes, when you're racing between work and working out and friend dates and actual dates, finding the time and energy to choose (let alone prepare) wholesome meals can feel impossible. After all, the vending machine …

6 Reasons the Scale Won’t Budge

Gain some know-how, lose the weight

Kick Back with a Watermelon Mint Cooler

Enjoy this colorful, fresh, guilt-free cocktail!<p>Enjoy this colorful, fresh, guilt-free cocktail!<p><b>DAYS UNTIL THE WEDDING: 44</b> Between hair trials, shoe shopping (thank goodness for Zappos), rehearsal dinner planning, and 90-degree temps, I’ve been wanting one thing all week: A drink.<p>While I’ve cut …

How to Make Your Own Almond Milk at Home

The DIY version really isn't difficult—we promise!<p>You know your friend who looks good in pretty much everything she tries on? Well, almonds <i>taste</i> good in pretty much everything you put them in—including, of course, milk! Plus, almond milk's got calcium, vitamin A, vitamin D, and the antioxidant …

How Our Sense of Taste Changes as We Age

Our taste buds age as we do, so what does that mean for the food we choose to eat?<p></head>As a kid, Cat Baldwin loved sugar. She saved up her allowance for Pop-Tarts and soda. When she ate candy bars, she had to have three in one go. She was the evil mastermind behind the periodic, mysterious …

Garrison Keillor

Saint Patrick's Day: recipes using the very best Irish produce

Ireland enjoys a bounty of wonderful fresh produce that elevates even the simplest of recipes. For St Patrick's Day, you can't go wrong if you embrace some of the big-hitters: the grass-fed Irish beef, its famous cheese, smoked fish and, of course, that heart-melting soda bread.<p><b>STEAK WITH</b> …

Recipes

Siba's Sunday Trifle in 60 Seconds

5 Foam Rolling Moves For Key Areas Of The Lower Body

<i>*Courtesy of Ace Fit</i><p>Look around any fitness facility’s gym floor and you are bound to see a long, styrofoam-looking cylinder called a foam …

15 Antiquated Words for “Happy” We Should Bring Back

Happiness is such a wonderful feeling, why should we only use one word to describe it? Open up that vocabulary and let the good times roll.<p>1. “Chirky”<p>…

The Origins of 15 Beloved Playground Games

Most kids’ games have no exact traceable origin. Children seem to come up with familiar ways to play no matter what time or place they live in. But …

Literature

The Closing Moment of Every Best Picture Winner

Here's some Sunday fun for you—this five-minute video collects a snippet from the final scene of every "Best Picture" Oscar-winning film, edited by …

Conan O'Brien

11 Breeds of Dogs That No Longer Exist

What makes a dog breed go extinct? Some are mated out, completely turned into new types of dogs to fit the fashion or function of the day. Others are …

Baking

Special seafood & saffron pasta

3 firm tomatoes<p>toe-mart-oh<p>A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…<p>200g fusilli lunghi or …

Recipes

How to win wars by influencing people's behaviour

When terrorism is staged for YouTube and all sides are media-savvy, the military is turning to the behavioural sciences for help<p>In 1955 Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist who led the project that developed the first atomic bomb, addressed the American Psychological Association. He warned that both …

Not-So-Objective Scientists Cling To Accepted Wisdom

Overturning scientific dogma is tricky. Reporter Joe Palca tells NPR's Rachel Martin that one astronomer learned that lesson when he calculated that the universe was younger than colleagues believed.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Scientists are usually portrayed as highly rational seekers of the …

Doctorow Ruminates On How A 'Brain' Becomes A Mind

When does our brain become our mind? Our heart? How does it become us, whatever we are? And how do we live with memories when they begin to burst inside?<p>E.L. Doctorow's new novel is called <i>Andrew's Brain</i>, and it plunges inside the brain of a man who tells the story of trying to outrun the memories …

Flour Experiment Helps Explain Strange Lights Preceding Earthquakes

There are now several theories to explain the existence of pre-earthquake lights.<p>Scientists have recently shown that strange lights, such as those described as "glowing orbs," have indeed appeared before major earthquakes, for example in Japan and L’Aquila, Italy. But how?<p>U.S. scientists propose a …

Associated Press News

Police hunt for motive as search for Malaysian jet spans hemispheres

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian investigators are trawling through the backgrounds of the pilots, crew and ground staff who worked on a missing jetliner for clues as to why someone on board flew it perhaps thousands of miles off course, the country’s police chief said.<p>Background checks of …

Fringe Factor: Liberal Professors Should Be Shot

University professors who teach women’s studies should be shot, Michele Bachmann is crusading against gay bullies, and George Zimmerman signs …

This Russian Exclave Has Poland Worried About What Putin Will Do Next

Putin's invasion in Crimea and his apparent willingness to redraw international borders to have set Eastern Europe and the Baltic States on edge.<p>Russian forces poured into the strategic Black Sea region under the pretext of protecting ethnic Russians from "lawlessness," setting a dangerous …

Russia