Victoria Larkin

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Apricot-Yogurt Smoothie Recipe

Dried apricots, yogurt, and orange juice come together in an exotic-tasting morning libation: think mango lassi, but with apricots instead.<p><b>Read more: From the Blender: Apricot-Yogurt Smoothie</b><p>Ingredients1 cup orange juice1 cup plain yogurt, preferably whole milk7 standard ice cubes1/2 teaspoon …

Kemp's Kitchen: Quinoa >> http://bit.ly/LseftM Our ingredient guru Kemp Minifie digs up the hearty history of the whole-grain hero

How to Make No-Bake Fruit and Nut Bars at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Jennifer Farley of Savory Simple makes a homemade version of store-bought fruit and nut bars that are filling, flavorful, and just as sweet as</i> …

10 experiences you can only have in the Guianas

French Guiana (or Guyane), Suriname (previously Dutch Guiana), and Guyana (until 1966, British Guiana) are undoubtedly the three countries you fail …

800-pound snowball crashes into college dorm in Portland, Oregon

(Via)<p>RECENTLY, PORTLAND EXPERIENCED snow-maggeddon; 12-inches of snow fell, closing stores and roads across the city that were not prepared to deal …

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Safety risk after Australia publishes asylum seekers' details | News Home | Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia has inadvertently made public the identities of almost 10,000 asylum seekers, the department of immigration said on Wednesday, raising concerns it could help locate people fleeing persecution and thus place them in greater danger.<p>Asylum seekers are pictured being …

Are We Living in a Black Hole?

Our universe may reside within a vast, black hole.<p>Let's rewind the clock. Before humans existed, before Earth formed, before the sun ignited, before galaxies arose, before light could even shine, there was the Big Bang. This happened 13.8 billion years ago.<p>But what about before that? Many …

Marijuana Decriminalization Sends a Better Message Than the Drug War

This month, the DC Council voted 11-1 to decriminalize marijuana possession. The only vote against the bill was Councilmember Yvette Alexander's, who claimed that removing criminal penalties would be "sending the message that it's OK to smoke." This all-too-common talking point needs to be put to …

Strawberry Cheesecake

Slow-Cooker Italian Sausage Meatballs With Chianti Sauce and Fusilli Recipe

<b>Read more: Slow Cooker Italian Sausage Meatballs With Chianti Sauce and Fusilli</b><p>Ingredients1 pound Italian sausage, casings removed1 pound ground beef1 large egg1/4 cup old-fashioned oats1 1/2 tablespoons minced flat-leaf parsley1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, finely shredded, plus additional for …

Good News! Stories We Dig From Around the Web

0<p>SHARES<p><i>A round-up of VT editors’ favorite newsworthy links.</i><p>Veg activist and author Kathy Freston petitions McDonald's to offer a healthy, hearty …

Zuppa Vegana: Italian Potato, Bean, and Kale Soup

It’s been a big week here in the FatFree Vegan household. First of all, last Saturday we got a new family member! If you’re a Facebook follower or …

Winter Herb Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

Intro<p>“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.”<br>― John Steinbeck<p>It’s harder for me to find beauty in the …