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Creativity and the Ordinary

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.21.2015 | Arts
Miriam Ava

Consider housekeeping your launchpad to happiness. Clearing away what no longer sparks joy (thanks, Marie Kondo), creating space for what you envision, and anticipating beauty -- that's what opens you up to the heavens. Let the good rush in and through you, and then ship your art.

Your Ultimate Guide To No-Bake Energy Bites & Bars

Caroline Kaufman, RDN | Posted 01.20.2015 | Taste
Caroline Kaufman, RDN

Make a batch on the weekend and stash them in the fridge for convenient, energizing, ready-to-go treats all week long.

Where's The Beef? 5 Delicious Vegetarian Recipes

Caroline Phelps | Posted 01.20.2015 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

The more I work with food, the more I save my love of meat for special occasions.

5 (Mostly Free) Perfect Gifts for Working Parents

Diana Chaplin | Posted 01.14.2015 | Parents
Diana Chaplin

If you know someone who has little time for themselves, why not surprise them with a gift to show your love? Not the material kind that'll add to the already massive pile of "things" in their home, but the kind that fulfills their desire for a little relief.

Why Burmese Salads Are Better Than Yours

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.14.2015 | Taste

Sick of salad yet? You won't be.

4 Reasons to Ditch Your New Year's Resolution Diet

Jessica Donovan | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Donovan

Start doing the things that make you happy now. Don't wait for that magical day when you fit into a certain dress size or are satisfied with the number on the scales to book your holiday to the beach or buy that little black dress. Live like you have already reached your goal, you will be happy and it will be much easier to achieve.

Your Only Hope Is to Get Healthier

Mark and Debbie Abbott | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Mark and Debbie Abbott

It's tempting to say at this stage of life that weight gain, poor health, and waning energy are inevitable. After all, disease is normal, and who has time to eat right and exercise? Actually, disease is not inevitable, and we do need to make time to eat right and exercise.

A New Year's Resolution That Benefits Everyone: Upgrading How We Evaluate and Shape Our Food Environment

Daniel J. Schultz | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel J. Schultz

For the field of nutrition, researchers can and should move beyond including baked chips, fat-free hot dogs, fat-free salad dressing and low-fat baked goods as a positive nutritional measurement of our food environment.

13 Snacks That Won't Derail Your Resolutions

Kelly Pfeiffer | Posted 01.07.2015 | Taste
Kelly Pfeiffer

Try one of these snacks made of real wholesome foods that satisfy and nourish.

4 Maple Syrup Meals Made In Breakfast Heaven

Posted 01.07.2015 | OWN

Maple syrup is standard with pancakes and waffles, but the natural sweetener can also work wonders on these four morning meals that you may not have c...

Weight Loss: Keep It Simple -- Put Your Health First

Steve Hirsch, MD | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Hirsch, MD

Most weight loss programs, in my opinion, are difficult to follow and are often very restrictive, requiring a great deal of discipline, which makes th...

Beyond Salad: 11 More Creative Ways to Eat Kale

Kelly Pfeiffer | Posted 01.02.2015 | Taste
Kelly Pfeiffer

Kale is a great veggie to incorporate into your weekly meals. But it doesn't have to be limited to salads. Kale is super versatile! Here are 11 kale recipes that go way beyond a boring salad.

7 Of The Best Cauliflower Recipes Ever

PureWow | Posted 01.02.2015 | Taste
PureWow

Back in the day, we used to breeze past cauliflower in the grocery aisle. Fast-forward to 2015, and our love for the versatile veggie couldn't be stronger. From spicy and roasted whole to whipped into a velvety soup, here are seven of the best cauliflower recipes guaranteed to make you fall in love, too.

Astoria Characters: The Biz Brothers

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.30.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

As soon as Dan and Shaun Dougherty sit down, they start reminiscing. It's still a rarity to see the two together even though they are business partners. Their farm-to-table New American Cuisine restaurant, Crescent Grill, has been open for a year and a half, and it keeps them too busy to socialize.

Sugars: Become an Expert Sugar Detective

Steve Hirsch, MD | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Steve Hirsch, MD

Interpreting food labels is not always easy, but one simple tool will suddenly make grams of sugar more meaningful and will probably shock you.

Eat REAL for the Holidays: 12 Health Tips for the 12+ Days of Holidays!

Lawrence Williams | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Lawrence Williams

The 12 days of Christmas are realistically more like 60+ days of diet sabotage. Sure, the traditional holiday season starts at Thanksgiving and culminates at New Years; however, unhealthy holiday foods are really introduced as early as mid October with fall festivals and Halloween candy.

Roasted Butternut Squash and Pomegranate Quinoa Salad

Laurel Moll | Posted 12.09.2014 | Taste
Laurel Moll

It's a smart idea to add in a few healthier salads and side dishes for a fresh change.

7 Festive Gluten-Free Holiday Hors D'Oeuvres

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.02.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

The rest of the crowd might enjoy a break from the mini hooded hot dogs in favor of these healthier bites.

Whole Plant Eating: Squash Seeds

Susan Liang | Posted 12.01.2014 | Taste
Susan Liang

It's easy to scrape the seeds and pulp directly into the compost bin, but during this traditional season of plenty, there are many ways to put every inch of your squash to good (and delicious) use!

11 Gifts Your Health-Obsessed Foodie Friend Will Love This Holiday

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.26.2014 | Taste

He bathes himself in hummus, drinks kale juice all day and you love him anyway.

Yagana Shah

5 Holiday Foods With Surprising Anti-Aging Benefits

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.24.2014 | Fifty

Anti-aging probably isn't the first word that comes to mind when it comes to those delicious (and calorific) Thanksgiving pies, casseroles and comfort...

Beyond Pumpkin: Meet Its Cousins

Susan Liang | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Liang

Squashes run the fall. While pumpkins get the most attention, its cousins are equally as tasty and versatile. The next time you're in the grocery store or at your local farmers market, branch out and try a different squash.

Take Your Time: Mindful Eating

Neil Zevnik | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Neil Zevnik

Essentially, mindfulness in eating is about looking inward and outward in your relationship with food. Internally, it is about being aware of how you feel about food, in the moment and in context; it is meditating upon the sources of your food and the effects of its production.

Halloween Recovery

Bill Couzens | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

My St. Patricks Day is Halloween. While it has been over 40 years since the heyday of my "Trick or Treating" days, I still remember the fine aroma of ...

Nature vs. Nurture: Is Your Body a Slave to Your DNA?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

As technology becomes more accessible, it's become easier for individuals to attain in-depth DNA reports in addition to their family history. Knowledge is power, and understanding both your genetic make-up and lifestyle is the key.