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This Vegan Portuguese Kale Soup Recipe Will Cure What Ails You

Whenever I’m craving comfort food, I make a big pot of vegan kale soup. Growing up, it was a cure-all remedy in our house. Winter wind just a little too cold? Make the soup. Schoolyard bullying got you down? Mom made the soup. It was also our food of celebration. When my grandma came into town …

15 Vegan Slow Cooker Recipes to Enjoy All Winter

The Most Popular Kitchen Colors of the Last 100 Years

(Image credit: GardenWeb)<p>Looking through the kitchen color trends of the last century tells us a lot more than simply the most popular hues of the …

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia

It's based on ancient yoga practice but it can lower your blood pressure today.<p>You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in …

This Nuclear Bomb Map Shows What Would Happen if One Exploded Near You

It even accounts for weather.<p>Imagine that a 150-kiloton nuclear bomb exploded in the city closest to you. Do you know how the city, surrounding …

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Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Healthy Eating

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Meet These 12 Gorgeous Open-String Chords

Including open strings in the chords you play is a quick way to expand your sound and stretch out over a wide sonic space. Ringing open strings …

Couple builds their own adventurous 204 sq. ft. modern shed home

Smaller homes need not feel like coffin boxes -- that's what the purveyors of "big is always better" want you to think. We've seen numerous times how …

A Vegan Ranch Dressing That Rivals the Original

Flashback to the mid-1950s: A dude-ranch owner in Southern California whisks buttermilk and mayonnaise with herbs and spices. Later known as ranch dressing, it appears to make perfectly reasonable people lose their minds. The man tries to keep up with his dressing’s popularity, to harness its …

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8 Toxic Ingredients You Should Never Use in Your Skincare Routine

Last month, I had the opportunity to visit Tata Harper's farm in Vermont, and it blew my mind. It should not have been so shocking. I've been a fan …

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Garden Tips And Hacks That Will Help You Be a Gardening Expert

Looking for some easy garden tips and hacks? If you are just getting started with gardening, this collection of 20 easy garden tips and hacks will …

15 IKEA Hacks to Spruce Up Your Home for Summer

Of all the fun things you’ll be doing this summer, tackling IKEA hacks might just be the most rewarding. Aside from *perfecting* those DIY skills, you’ll be able to spruce up your home for summer with everything from colorful, bold blooms to muted beach tones. Whatever IKEA item you’ve had for far …

Mid Century Trellis DIY

Have you ever had a house with a carport? I've lived in so many different houses over the course of my life, but this is actually the first time I've …

Burrito Bowl Potato Skins [Vegan]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Research: Pomegranate May Reverse Blocked Arteries

While technically a berry, pomegranate “fruit” may be nature’s answer to turning the tide against the #1 cause of death in the industrialized world: …

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28 Best and Worst Foods for Acid Reflux

For those who are not familiar with the wrath that is acid reflux, here is a rundown of what this bothersome, digestion-related disorder entails. The …

Nutrition

Turmeric latte: how to make the hugely popular coffee alternative that’s good for you

Google’s Food Trends report recently named turmeric as the ‘breakout star’ ingredient of 2016, with internet searches for the yellow spice rising 56 per cent from since last November, and a whopping 300% over the last five years.<p>Pedro Pina, Global Client Partner for Top Food Brands at Google, says: …

Food

You Need This DIY Murphy Bar in Your Life ASAP

Ladies and Gentlemen: Welcome to one of my favorite projects of all time — the wall-mounted murphy bar. There are so many reasons why I love this project. Small-space living is real, and this bar is the perfect solution. This DIY bar can be used for cocktail hour or a craft desk space. Plus, it’s …

13 Crock-Pot Recipes You Won’t Believe Are Vegan

An in-flight kit you can pack at home to make any seat feel like first class

On a recent overnight flight from New York to Zurich, I had the horrifying realization my toothbrush and toothpaste were packed in the bag I had checked. On some international flights, even passengers flying coach receive pouches with mini toothbrushes, eye masks, and the like. This was not one of …

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The Ultimate Brownie [Vegan]

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Start scrubbing and dusting! Spring clean with these room-by-room tips

Spring is here and that means one thing.... it's cleaning season. From the bathroom to the bedroom to the kitchen, it's time to get every room in your house glistening in time for warmer days.<p><b>Bedroom</b><p><b>1. How often you should clean your pillows — and the right way to do it</b><p>Yes, those things you sleep …

How to Age Wood With Vinegar and Steel Wool

Can the stain be applied to painted wood, or does it have to be sanded?<p>wikiHow Contributor<p>As opposed to paints, most stains work by slightly …