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The First Time Someone Shows You Who They Are, Believe Them

The quote “The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.” is from Maya Angelou and is quite brilliant. Why, when someone shows us who …

Maya Angelou

How your phone can ruin your relationship

In November 2011, an iPhone 4 fell into my hot little hands. Back then, this mysterious, magical piece of smart technology seemed like the gateway to only fun and positive things: Words with Friends, a star chart app and an archaic version of Instagram, at the time designed for nothing more than …

Relationships

Cheater’s White Wine Coq au Vin

1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook until it’s …

Cooking

Pink Floyd Exhibit Opens in Rome: Pictures

The Arts

Brilliant Non-Alcoholic Cocktails Everyone Loves

Non-alcoholic cocktails don't have to be a bummer. Seriously, I mean that. And there are a lot of compelling reasons to enjoy them over their boozy …

29 Recipes That Prove Clean Eating Can Be Easy and Delicious

Clean eating is one of those trendy terms people like to throw out there—and nobody really knows what it means. So we find ourselves asking if we can …

10 Dinner Bowls to Try This Week

May 7, 2017<p>Meals in bowl form are so easy to enjoy! The combination of flavors alone are delicious (like these ten lunch bowl recipes that will give …

Thai Roasted Green Peas Recipe

Roasted green peas are a common snack food throughout most Southeast Asian countries, and they're surprisingly easy to make. They're also an …

20 Foods That Turn Back Your Metabolic Clock

Think of these foods as Peter Pan’s dirty little secret.<p>We’ve discovered the Fountain of Youth—and it’s in your kitchen.<p>Although scientists haven’t …

The Easiest Fruity Water Infusions

Plain water: lame. Cucumber water: been there. Blackberry-and-sage water: <i>innnnnteresting</i>.<p>Introducing fruit-and-herb combos to add to your daily …

The best snacks to eat if you're trying to avoid sugar

A number of diets — including the Paleo, Atkins, Mediterranean, South Beach diet, and more — recommend cutting back or eliminating sugar altogether.<p>“We all need carbohydrates to survive, but if we have excess carbohydrates in our diet — especially from additive sugars with not much nutritive value …

Hot and Sour Mushroom Soup With Bok Choy [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

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Choy

Gluten Free Quinoa & Chia Loaf

Soak quinoa in the 3 cups of water overnight, place in the fridge.<p>Soak chia seed in ½ cup water place in the fridge.<p>The following day, preheat oven …

Breakfast

Kale Chips Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Timothy Ferriss | The 4-Hour Chef | New Harvest, 2012<p>You can bling up these kale chips with additional seasonings. …

Eat Healthy With This Delicious Mediterranean Salad

So fresh!

Food

Avocado Hummus Recipe

By: Lisa Plane<p>Yummmmyyy! Love this and the avocado just makes it the best hummus. I didn't have any coriander so I substituted it with parsley (same …

Food

Low Carb Cauliflower Breadsticks

<i>This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy.</i><p>Low Carb Cauliflower Breadsticks with fresh herbs, garlic, and lots of ooey gooey …

Food

Cantaloupe Season Is Here. Make This Smoothie Now!

<b>Smoothie bowl:</b> To enjoy this drink as a smoothie bowl, use 1 1/2 cups of Greek yogurt and top with chopped kiwi, chia seeds, and toasted coconut.

Breakfast

Roasted Pepper Oregano Pasta

<i>This simple Roasted Pepper Oregano Pasta recipe is low in fat, vegan and easy to make – perfect as an easy weeknight meal idea!</i><p>I am starting the New …

Page Not Found - The First Mess // Plant-Based Recipes + Photography by Laura Wright

Cranberry & Cacao Nib Protein Muffins

<i>The following recipe was originally featured on Carrots 'n' Cake and written by Tina Haupert, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Heyyyyy, muffin fans, I have an incredible recipe that you are guaranteed to love and bake again and again. This recipe combines naturally sweet dried cranberries and …

Make Your Own Protein Bars With Only 6 Healthy Ingredients

Why would you take the time and effort to make your own protein bars when there's practically an entire dedicated aisle at the grocery store? The …

Chili Lime Baked Tilapia With Avocado Crema Recipe by Tasty

Tilapia<p>1 lb (455 g) tilapia fillet<br>• 1 tablespoon chili powder<br>• 1 teaspoon cumin<br>• 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper<br>• ½ teaspoon salt<br>• ½ teaspoon black pepper<br>• 1 tablespoon lime juice, about 1 lime<br>• 1 tablespoon olive oil<p>Crema<p>1 avocado<br>• ½ cup (20 g) fresh cilantro<br>• ½ teaspoon salt<br>• ½ teaspoon black pepper<br>• 1 tablespoon lime …

Seafood

18 Weeknight Curries To Make In The Slow Cooker

Curry up and get dinner sorted.

Cooking

20 Awesome Salads Without Lettuce

I don't care how health conscious you are; dressed up lettuce does not <i>excite</i> you, at least not year-round. And when you're trying to avoid bulking …

Healthy Eating

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Day 5 Recipes: Clean-Eating Plan

Breakfast: "Sweet Potato Pie" Smoothie<p><b>Note:</b> This recipe uses one leftover potato from day three and leftover tofu from day four.<p>"Sweet Potato Pie" Smoothie<p>C&J Nutrition<p>Ingredients<p>1 cooked sweet potato, peeled (if you have a high-powered blender, you can leave the skin on)<br>• 1 1/2 cups unsweetened …