Derren Brown's guide to overcoming awkward situations
Boing Boing reader tw1515tw mentioned this essay by mentalist Derren Brown on how to overcome awkward situations. Most of Brown's strategies involve behaving irrationally to disarm the other person. Here's one of Brown's tips: How to handle aggressiv...
Zesty Lime Shrimp and Avocado Salad
Delicious Low Fat Healthy Recipes From My Family To Yours. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers Points.
18 Microwave Snacks You Can Cook In A Mug
Perfect for a dorm room. Or for not a dorm room.
Medicinal Value of Whole Foods
Medicinal value of whole foods listed.
How to Take Charge of Your Unhealthy Eating Habits
Do you struggle to eat healthy? If you're like most people, you probably give in to the temptation of ice cream, chips, cookies and fast food more often than you'd like. After you give in to those temptations, you feel guilty.
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Picture this scene: it's 8:30 in the evening. The sky is just starting to get dark outside your living room window. You ate a delicious, healthy and…
Succulent Spiced Pear Streusel Cupcakes and the Unvarnished...
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What Are Your 4 Pounds Made Of?
Research shows that regardless of what we're eating, humans typically eat about 3-5 pounds of food each day. If we prioritize natural, whole ingredients, the 4 pounds we choose will fill us up without boosting our body fat. If we choose fast or jun...
Banana Chocolate Fudge Bars
It has been too long since I posted a recipe containing chocolate! I must remedy that immediately. I have made these Banana Chocolate Fudge Bars about a half dozen times in the last month. I have been tweaking the recipe
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Gooey Butter Cake
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Mini Chocolate Peanut-Butter Icebox Cakes
Yup. It's official. It's summertime. Ok, well we know not officially official summertime, all...
24 Incredibly Simple Ways To Make Your Food Taste Awesome...
Upgrade your food without spending time and money on complicated recipes and fancy ingredients you'll never use again. Or, you could simply add nutella or sriracha sauce to all of your meals. T...
Pumpkin Spiced Cream Cheese Breakfast Rolls
Good Monday morning! Thanks to everyone who participated in the Nordicware giveaway last week, all of your pumpkin favorite recipes were making me
Turtle Candies | She Wears Many Hats
A simple recipe for making homemade Turtle candies.
5 Ridiculous (but effective) Ways to Lose Weight
Ready for some insane - but effective - ways to finally drop that extra weight that you've been carrying around? Try one or more of these tips out for awhile and watch th [...]
Hasselback Garlic Cheesy Bread
Hasselback Garlic Cheesy Bread yield: 2 loaves Ingredients: 1 cup Warm Water 1 Tablespoon Honey 1 envelope Active Dry Yeast (2 1/4 Teaspoons) 1 teaspoon Salt 3 cups Bread Flour Olive Oil, For Greasing Surfaces ⅓ pounds Sharp White Cheddar,
Caprese Baked Egg Cups.
[donotprint] I learned five things yesterday. 1. Having a cocktail after making a freakishly giant mess in the kitchen helps calm the stress of cleaning up AND makes it go faster... or just makes you forget how long it takes? 2. Making your husband a...
Vanilla Bean Scones | Sugarcrafter
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Apple Dessert Braid | Busy Mommy: An Iowa Mom Blog
Everyone enjoyed the pizza braid I posted last year, so I thought I would turn it into something everyone enjoys - dessert. Not just any dessert though, but a
une gamine dans la cuisine: Peanut Butter Blondies
:1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips ( I used bittersweet )1/2 cup heavy cream1 Tbsp unsalted butter, softenedPreheat oven to 350 F. Grease a 13x9 inch baking pan. Line bottom with parchment paper and grease parchment. In a large bowl, beat together ...
Lasagna-Style Baked Ziti - Playing House
Sweet. I'm always looking for easy weeknight meals. Thanks!
This avocado hummus is delicious. And I know I say that a lot, but I really rilly like this one. It's a good one! In other related news, why are avocados so expensive? I get that they're delicious, buttery, fatty
Sweet Pea's Kitchen » Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Brownie...
10 New Rules of Healthy Eating
Adopt these nutrition habits to look, feel and perform better than ever.
Mother's Famous Chinese Egg Rolls Recipe
Saturday, January 15, 2011
A thin-crust pizza you can make on a baking sheet - topped with a little mozzarella, crushed canned tomatoes and fresh basil.
Apple Cake with Lemon Icing!
Deliciously moise apple cake, made with a combination of Fuji and Red Delicious, drizzled with lemon icing.
15 Hard Truths We All Have To Swallow
Hard lessons from the mean streets of the internet. Much love - Virgin Mobile
Cinnamon Sugar Apple Pie Eggrolls
Is anyone else still holding on to apple season for dear life? I mean really, apples tend to be more of a fall thing but I just can't get enough of them right
Brownies in a Cast Iron Skillet
If you are a fan of chewy, fudge-like brownies, you'll love this recipe. I did have to make this twice, to make sure I had the baking time right, but it was worth it. They are truly fabulous! Thick, chewy, rich! You won't need any mixing bowls for t...
Top 25 Skinny Recipes 2012
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50 Riddles Quiz
Can you name the answers to these 50 riddles?
Paleo Diet In A Nutshell (Infographic)
For those new to Paleo, we decided to create a go-to Guide to make it easy for you. Here is the Paleo Diet In A Nutshell (Infographic)
The Zombie Bite Calculator Quiz - The Oatmeal
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Young Artist Takes Surreal Self-Portraits to Express Emotions...
The mind can create all kinds of strange scenarios when we are asleep. In this series entitled Surreal-ity, photographer Kylie Woon brings those mind-bending…
Two Tiny Kitchens
The Best Chocolate Cake
A rich chocolate cake infused with cocoa and coffee creating a chocolate lover's dream come true.
Three Safe-to-Eat Cookie Doughs: Chocolate Chip, Sugar,...
I'm siiiiick. If you follow Willow Bird Baking on Facebook or Twitter (you do, right?), you've probably heard me whining about it lately (okay, maybe this isn't the best way to encourage you to follow). It started with a sore
Sweet Tooth Friday: Toffee Snickerdoodle Cookies
I always, always forget about Snickerdoodle cookies. Why you may ask? Well, because there's no chocolate in them. Obviously. I mean seriously, if I'm going to make a cookie, it better have chocolate in it. Or if it doesn't, I better be able to add ch...
Soft Pretzels - Alton Brown Style
I love soft pretzels - who doesn't? I just never seem to get them outside of fair settings. And then the other week, Alton Brown did a show on homemade pretzels - it was a sign! So I went to the
Fractal Forums user LhoghoNurbs posted this Photoshop entry to the site's Annual Fractal Art Competition 2012: a set of fractal utensils! The set includes four pieces: Cantor fork :: now you can pin a single kiwi seed. Twice in a row. Recursive spoon...
World's Most Extraordinary Swimming Pools
14 Immune-Boosting Recipes
Flu season arrived early this year, so it's already time for the sickness-prone to start devising plans to defend themselves from the virus. One way to boost your immune system is to add a few super-foods, such as garlic and broccoli, to your diet.
DIY Woven Chain Collar Necklace
Earlier this month Lauren and I escaped city life with our dear friend Grace, of Stripes & Sequins, for a weekend chock-full of sun and DIY. With an abundant supply of rhinestone and brass curb chain, we decided to try weaving the components together...
Homemade Doughnuts | Amanda's Cookin'
I've always wanted to make homemade doughnuts. I've made before, but they were of the cake variety. Yeast doughnuts, however, have been on my baking to do list for quite some time. So on Mother's Day my kids and I made the most amazing homemade doug...
How to Make Crêpes Without a Crêperie
…one plate at a time.
100 Healthy Study Snacks You Should Reach For Instead
Instead of going for salty, sweet or fatty snacks, however satisfying they may be, try these healthy alternatives instead.
individual tres leches cupcakes
little heavenly cakes are soaked with condensed milk and cream
Off Track Planet
Three Abdominal Exercises That Will Kick Your Gut
27 Ways To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible
If you love cooking but are tortured by the cruel, limited shelf life of fresh foods, these tips are for you.
Tomato Basil Pizza | David Lebovitz
Homemade Tomato-Basil Pizza Recipe right from your own oven! Melting cheese, fresh herbs & luscious tomatoes-a recipe from Chef David Lebovitz
Quinoa and Black Bean Burger and a "Grain Mains" Book Giveaway...
How to make for a flavorful and satisfying veggie burger made from quinoa and black beans. Recipe from the book Grain Mains.
300 Calorie Food Picture Gallery
300 Calorie Food Picture Gallery. Fruits, vegetables, meat, poultry, fish, sea food, sweets, cereal, nuts, dairy, alcohol.
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25 Napping Facts Every College Student Should Know
Napping may sometimes trump class time for some exhausted college students.
chinese dumplings and potsticker recipe
Recipe: chinese dumplings and potstickers [warning: a long post] Do you know what that one recipe was that started you on your cooking passion? I have
pickycook.com | cinnamon crumble apple pie
this pie is the best of two world - good ole fashioned apple pie and apple crumble. i have used many different kinds of apples in this pie but my go-to is granny smith. it is a good tart apple that holds up well when baked. the next time i make it i ...
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip.
Go put on your stretchy pants. Seriously. Do it now. Some days, I find that certain recipes speak to me. Better-Than-Crack-Brownies, Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles, Cake Batter Bark... those things excite me. This only has happened a handful of times...
Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip
There's one appetizer that, if all else fails, we WILL order at a restaurant: spinach artichoke dip. Hey, it's what we do. We look at other
Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
…one plate at a time.
75 Timeless Beauty Tricks
Learn Woman's Day's best beauty tricks and tips from the last 75 years
Eat Well, Spend Less: Back to School Breakfast (Recipe:...
Frugal, nourishing and quick solutions for back to school breakfast, plus a recipe for Apple-Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal.
10 Rich Recipes for National Cheesecake Day
21 Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Ingredients
The right breakfast smoothie can help keep you and your family full for hours and prevent mid-afternoon junk food cravings.
As they say, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas - but what if we could share with full discretion? Everyone of us has his own little secrets and
Eclectic Recipes » Butternut Squash Mac n' Cheese
I started a diet a few weeks ago. Not one of those you go on, and then go off of, but a real new lifestyle change. I made it a week, lost 5 lbs and then
Milky Way Brownies Recipe
This fudgy brownies recipe has chopped Milky Way candy bars tucked inside. Many photographs included.
Millionaire's Shortbread - Blue-Eyed Bakers
Since one half of the blue-eyed baking squad is currently blogging from waaaay across the pond in ...
Skinny Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato Frosting
Delicious Low Fat Healthy Recipes From My Family To Yours. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers Points.
24 Statement Hairstyles For The Holiday Party Season
It's the perfect excuse to put bows and sparkly things in your hair.
36 Ways To Be Irresistibly Attractive
"The secret of attraction is to love yourself. Attractive people judge neither themselves nor others. They are open to gestures of love. They think about
What Do Specific Foods Do?
- Hippocrates (460-377 BC)
Photo Gallery: 13 Best Superfoods
Ask five nutritionists to rate the 13 most powerful foods and you'll get five different lists - but many of the selections will overlap. Why? Because every food provides something different: Some are a rich source of protein or fiber but void of man
2 Stews: Cheesecake In A Mug
That is awesome. It would be so much fun to do at work...for lunch on one of "those stresser days!"
Favorite Recipes from 2011
Can you believe 2011 is almost over? Where did the year go? 2011 was a pretty great year, especially for this little blog of mine. Over the last 12 months, we have picked up lots of new friends along the
My first (delicious) impressions of Vietnam
Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal
Vegan cinnamon baked oatmeal recipe for one
10 places to move abroad and extend your life
Relocating to one of these regions could help you live a longer, healthier life.
100 Easy Chicken Recipes
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What your hair color says about your health
Oddly enough, your natural hair color offers insights into your mental and physical well-being
Amazing Black Bean Brownies Recipe - 101 Cookbooks
This quirky, yet amazing black bean brownie recipe delivers deliciously dense, bite-sized squares of melt-in-your-mouth fudge-textured brownies.
Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
I love bananas, but I can never eat them fast enough, they always turn brown. I don't mind though because then I have an excuse to bake:) I usually make banana bread or banana cinnamon chip cake, but I recently
34 Insanely Simple Two-Ingredient Recipes
Cooking doesn't get much easier than this. BTW, these are mostly desserts. I hope you're OK with that.
Chocolate | foodgawker
Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast Cake
A most delicious way to start the morning. Buttermilk and lots of blueberries make this cake super moist. Lemon adds a lovely flavor.
18 foods that fight common ailments
Discover healthy eats that help fight diabetes, heart disease, migraines and more.
The Cooking Photographer: Caramel Stuffed Apple Cider Cookies...
OMG these look delicious! :D