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These Three Minute Chocolate Chip Cookies Are Everything

Make them in the microwave, and then quickly eat them all so you can "bake" another batch.

This Is Your Brain and Body on Yoga and Meditation: 4 Powerful Scientific Findings

The many benefits of yoga, a 5,000-year-old discipline, are finally getting support from modern science.<p>If you've ever taken a vinyasa class or spent time meditating, you may be familiar with the even-keeled buzz often referred to in the yoga world as "yoga bliss" or "yoga high." As it turns out, …

Yoga

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

12 Portable Vegan Snacks For When Hunger Hits

It can be tough to find something filling and convenient when you have dietary restrictions. (And hey, even if you don't, it can be difficult to find something you'll feel good about eating.)<p>But even when options are limited, vending machine candy bars just aren't going to cut it these days. …

Healthy Eating

Two Steps to Control Your Emotions (So They Don't Control You)

<i>By meQuilibrium</i><p>When a negative emotion hits you, you can feel it in your body, right? A heaviness on your chest, a hollow feeling in your stomach, a flushed face, tears welling up. Knowing exactly how to identify and name those emotions? That's a different story. You know something set you off, and …

Kickstarting Your Longevity Genes -- The Epigenetic Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

It's been 20 years since scientists discovered that putting mice on a super-low-calorie diet extends their lifespans dramatically and combats age-related diseases. But applying that knowledge to humans, who like you and me are reluctant to endure famine, has proven notoriously difficult.<p>Now, …

Holistic Medicine

The Diet That Could Slow Brain Aging by 7.5 Years

One of the biggest fears we have as we age is losing our cognitive abilities.<p>We want to be able to successfully navigate the day, remember errands, visit with friends and family, and stay independent. Being a burden to loved ones is a frightening prospect.<p>Science is still uncovering how important …

Holistic Medicine

10 Homemade Baking Mixes That Save Money and Time

I used to bake from scratch quite frequently. You really can't beat a batch of homemade brownies or a loaf of crusty bread, am I right? However, as …

Dessert

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pizza May Be the Best Thing You'll Ever Eat

Chocolate chip cookie dough pizza combines two of the greatest things in food: cookie dough and pizza. What are you waiting for? Make it!<p>Hey, Food Fanatics!<p>I am SO excited to be the newest member of the Food Fanatic Family! I feel like I’ve been adopted into a gigantic family full of food bloggers …

Are You Giving Your Body Its Best Shot at a Long, Healthy Life?

Think of your health like a savings account. Are you saving for a rainy day? There's so much we can do right now to contribute to our future wellbeing and longevity. Ask yourself these questions to get on track for a long, happy, healthy life.<p><b>How healthy are you now?</b><p>Whatever your age or health, now …

Happiness

How Playing Music Benefits Your Brain More than Any Other Activity

“Playing music is the brain’s equivalent of a full-body workout.”<p><i>“Each note rubs the others just right, and the instrument shivers with delight. The feeling is unmistakable, intoxicating,”</i> musician Glenn Kurtz wrote in his sublime meditation on the pleasures of practicing, adding: <i>“My attention</i> …

Afternoon Snack: These Pumpkin Cupcakes Are So Good for Your Skin, They're Called "Beauty Bites"

Imagine a lower-fat pumpkin-spice cupcake with a healthy dose of skin-boosting Vitamin A. Are you hungry yet? I have the recipe ...<p>Need a dessert idea for movie night with the girls or book club? Make these healthy pumpkin cupcakes that we found over on Epicurious.com! They boast 26 percent of your …

How young minds may create a new energy revolution

Creating energy from carbon dioxide could be the solution to our environmental woes – yet the problem has so far stumped top scientists. Surprisingly, some students might have found the answer.<p>Photosynthesis is how every plant on Earth creates energy from water, carbon dioxide and sunlight. But …

Carbon Dioxide

How One Woman Deciphered Her Own Genetic Mutation

As access to medical information becomes more democratized, patients have new power to investigate their problems.<p>Kim Goodsell was running along a mountain trail when her left ankle began turning inward, unbidden. A few weeks later she started having trouble lifting her feet properly near the end …

Treat Yourself

There are some snacks that we all get nostalgic for. There are a few special dishes that your mom or grandmother probably made, but most of those …

Mom's Chinese Chicken Soup • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

Mom’s Chinese Chicken Soup<p>posted by<p>Hi! I’m Andrew Hair, the older brother. I just turned 11 years old last week and my Mom asked me to pick a recipe …

Slow Cookers

Choc Coated OREOS with Rainbow Sprinkles - By Cupcake Addiction

Strawberry Snickerdoodles

A snickerdoodle is a classic cookie, the kind of bake sale staple that we all have eaten alongside chocolate chip and peanut butter cookies. It’s a …

Super Simple "Bling" Oreo Cookies by Cupcake Addiction

Eclair Class at The Pastry School

Eclairs are the hottest pastry trend in Paris, or so I’ve been told by many friends who have recently visited the City of Light. I don’t see a lot of …

Rainbow Cookie Flowers- with yoyomax12

Double Chocolate Pancakes and More

July 28, 2014<p>How about a little chocolate to go with your chocolate?<p>That’s right! Double Chocolate Chip Pancakes to start the day.<p>Now, this is …

Dessert

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge -with yoyomax12

Cake Boss Mini Cakes Cake Carrier, reviewed

Most of my cake carriers were chosen for function over form. It’s not that I don’t want a cake carrier that looks good – or that I think there is …

Easiest Way to Microwave Corn on the Cob

A video came my way on Facebook the other day for a drop dead easy way of cooking corn on the cob. Like my favorite grilling method for cooking corn, …