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The Tofu I Make Is Insanely Good, Thanks to This Secret Ingredient

After years of cooking tofu, I've finally discovered my favorite way to make it.<p>I love tofu, but I know not everyone does. Which is why when I head …

Vegan

Easy Breezy: Beezie Madden Takes Her Second Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final

<i>Paris—April 15</i><p>A collective intake of breath echoed through the AccorHotels Arena as Breitling LS tipped his first rail of the week midway through the …

Breitling

A Fired Up Five-Figure 17-Year-Old Horse Is Carrying Kocher In His First World Cup Final

<i>Paris—April 12</i><p>Andy Kocher sets himself apart from the crowd in a lot of different ways at the Longines FEI World Cup Show Jumping Final. For …

Horse Racing

16 Vegan Side Dish Recipes That Aren’t Just Salad

Believe it or not, vegan sides are more than just boring green salads and roasted veggies. From cauliflower rice pilaf to coconut “bacon” collard …

Food

Baby wet wipes 'cause food allergy', new study warns

Parents should avoid using infant wipes and thoroughly wash soap off their babies to reduce the risk of childhood food allergies, scientists have warned.<p>Researchers have hailed a “major advance” in understanding what causes the complaints after tests revealed links between skin damage and …

Biomedicine

7 Vegan Breakfast Recipes You Haven't Tried Before

We do everything and anything to make mornings tolerable. From coffee pots that brew on their own to alarm clocks that simulate a sunrise, we take …

Breakfast

New study links child’s health to delivery style – News

Stock photo.<p>For the first time, a team of leading international researchers have found significant links between medical interventions used in the …

Australian Universities

Kodachrome Is Invincible In HITS Ocala $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby

<i>Ocala, Fla.—March 24</i><p>While some riders groan at being near the top of the start order in a big class, Holly Shepherd can’t help but grin when …

Horse Racing

40 Easy Vegan Dinner Recipes

Shares 2.5K<p><i>In this post, you’ll find 40 Easy Vegan Dinner Recipes everyone will love: Pasta, Curries, Comforting Meals, Burgers, Rice Dishes, Pizza,</i> …

Vegan

Janine Little and Friesian Mare Ebony’s Successes Diversify Wellington’s CDI Ring

Creating new paths and making the best of every situation is not new to Canadian FEI rider, trainer, and coach Janine Little. Now, as she and the …

Dressage

25 Vegan Recipes That Won't Mess With Your Weight-Loss Goals

If you're vegan you know that if you don't meal-plan ahead of time, it's very easy to fall into the pasta-and-tomato-sauce trap. Once that happens, …

Weight Loss

A Photographer’s Ode to the Longleaf Pine

A Sunday drive down the South’s backroads yields no shortage of pine trees, but very few of those forested tracts are dominated by the longleaf pines that once blanketed some ninety million acres of the Southern coastal plain, from Virginia to eastern Texas. Growing up in the pine belt of …

8 Things No One Says About Bringing Your Second Baby Home From The Hospital, But I Will

Bringing your first baby home can feel like a dream. It's as if you're the star in your own movie, the lead character in your own novel, and the …

Parenting

15 Vegan Soup Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Dairy or Meat for Flavor

Sure, they say chicken soup is for the soul. But let’s make one thing clear: Soup sans chicken—or any animal product—can be just as satisfying for …

Vegan

6 Poses to Practice Restorative Yoga at Home

Restorative yoga is a time to relax and stretch, allowing your mind and body to be at ease. While you can enjoy a slow-moving restorative yoga class, …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

What Happens When You Let Babies Feed Themselves?

I remember the first time my daughter discovered her hand. The look of amazement on her face was priceless. It wasn’t long before she was putting that discovery to use, trying to put everything she could find into her mouth.<p>Babies want to feed themselves. It sometimes feels as if parents spend more …

Breast Feeding

Vegan Cinnamon Rolls - Vegan Baking

There are few things that beat a house drenched in the fragrance of newly baked cinnamon rolls. I can only think of one thing, and that is a house …

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Critical Lesson in Intelligence (That We Often Forget)

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED talk of all time is over a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called, "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

New York City

The Surprising Secret to Delivering a Healthy Baby

If you watch <i>Call the Midwife,</i> the series on PBS about a team of heroic nurse-midwifes who delivered babies in the poorest neighborhoods of London in …

Pregnancy

The Fairytale Beauty Of Forest Animals, Captured By A Finnish Photographer

"Dryads brown as the leaf move in the gloom of the glade. When meadows are grey with the morn, dim night in the wood has delayed." – Siegfried Sassoon<p>Joachim Munter is a Finnish photographer whose richly colored and mesmerizing photoseries "Into the Wildlands of Finland" conveys a sense of magic …

Ground-breaking research turns equine evolution on its head

The world’s last remaining “wild” horses <b>might not be as feral as previously thought</b>.<p>Research into the ancestry of today’s horses has shed new light …

The week that was: seven days in the horse world

<b>Breastplates change the way horses jump, research finds</b><p>Detailed research into the use of breastplates has shown they can have a “significant” effect …

20 Emotional Photos That Are A Testament To The Miracle That Motherhood Is

<b>Childbirth is one of the most rewarding, yet painful moment in a woman's life.</b> The whole process of bringing another life in this world is anything …

Pregnancy

Alice Hart's braised baby eggplants with bok choy, peanuts and Thai basil recipe

Fried until crisp and golden then braised, these baby eggplants are full of flavour as well as being silky smooth and tender – just as they should be.<p><i>serves 4</i><p>12 baby eggplants (aubergines), halved lengthways<br>100ml peanut oil<br>2 garlic cloves, chopped<br>3cm piece fresh ginger, finely chopped<br>6 baby bok …

Choy

Work Your Core With Standing Balance Yoga Poses

Standing balances are difficult because they require leg strength and upper body flexibility in addition to the ability to balance on one leg. This …

Pictures Capture the Invisible Glow of Flowers

Ultraviolet light reveals alien-like colors and fairy sparkles in seemingly normal plants.<p>Take a look at some of the flowers photographed by Craig Burrows and you might feel as if you’ve suddenly been transported into the alien world of Pandora from James Cameron’s <i>Avatar</i>. Brightly pigmented petals …

Heavy Rotation: The Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Every month, NPR Music asks DJs from public radio stations across the country for the songs they're spinning on repeat. These can be new releases, favorites from local artists and everything in between.<p>This month's playlist includes a new track from an up and coming Austin artist, an upbeat song …

Jack White

The 4 Spiritual Intentions Deepak Chopra Lives By

<i>When spiritual icon, best-selling author, and mbg collective member Deepak Chopra, M.D., stopped by our office to record the mindbodygreen podcast</i> …

Spirituality

Build Your Strength With These 9 Yoga Poses

This sequence will help yoga beginners build strength in the core, arms, and legs. Incorporating balances and dynamic movement is part of the …