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Archived Since:November 13, 2008

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Ma Cucina

One of the things that always interests me about food blogs is the setting. I wonder what lies beyond the pictures, which are often cropped down to just the food…what do the kitchens look like that create these wonderful foods…what kind...Show More Summary

Whole Wheat Waffles (Vegan)

Mmmm waffles. Great for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert! Ingredients 6 cups whole wheat flour 1/4 cup baking powder 3 Tbsp white sugar 3/4 tsp salt 5 1/4 cups soy milk 1 1/2 cup vegetable oil 6 Tbsp ground flax seed + 1 cup water...Show More Summary

University Courses for Everyone

Coursera is a great new site that has partnered with leading post-secondary institutions to offer university-level courses online for free. I’m interested in Introduction to Logic, Modern and Contemporary American Poetry, and A History of the World Since 1300. Show More Summary

A Workout for Legs Like a Rock Star

Love this workout, which the site claims is Carrie Underwood’s routine: Similar Posts: Starts With Goodbye Motivational Songs to Help Get You Going Review: The Best Headphones for Running Committing to Fitness Want Your Own Magazine...

What Success Looks Like

From Max Gunther (h/t Farnam Street): We are counselled to fix our eyes on our goals, looking neither to the right nor to the left, refusing to be distracted. This is supposed to be the sure route to success. But here is a puzzling fact. Show More Summary

Summer Tomato, Hummus and Olive Tapanade Crostini (Vegan, Sugar Free)

This little number is good at attracting a crowd of supporters at a party. It is quick to make and the ingredients are all fresh and healthy. It has an unusual combination of hummus and tapenade, for which you can find the recipes here and here (respectively). Show More Summary

If…

Here is a poem that is well-loved in our house. IF….. IF you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too;Show More Summary

10 Great Skills You Can Teach Yourself

If you have ever wished you could cook, paint, play an instrument, or have better nunchuck skills, then I have the perfect article for you. LifeHacker has done it again, created a megawatt post with an impressive amount of references for the Top 10 Highly Desired Skills  You Can Teach Yourself. Show More Summary

Whole Wheat Low-Fat Banana Bread (Vegan)

Here is a banana bread recipe I like because it uses very little sugar, it is low fat, and of course, it is vegan. I adapted this from the Veganomicon cookbook. Ingredients 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 tsp ground cinnamon 3/4 tsp baking...Show More Summary

Weights vs. Cardio for Burning Fat

Love the Livestrong site for exercise info and routines. This article sets the record straight – weight lifting is better for burning fat than cardio. …your body adapts to any stress placed on it. Over time, the work required to, say, run a 5K will decrease as your fitness improves. Show More Summary

Homemade Hand Sanitizer

I found this simple recipe for making your own hand sanitizer. It looks easy and uses everyday ingredients. Ingredients 1/3 cup of aloe Vera gel 2/3 cup of 99% rubbing alcohol 8-10 drops of essential oil (such as vanilla, lavender, grapefruit,...Show More Summary

Olive Tapenade

Olive tapenade classes up almost any foodie event by bringing appetizers and hors d’ouevres up a notch. But anyone can go into a delicatessan and overpay for a tiny jar of the olive gold. Making it yourself raises eyebrows, and it is way easier than you would think. Show More Summary

Committing to a Routine

LiveStrong has some simple good advice over here on how to commit to a routine. What do you think, does this work for you? 1. Set Reasonable Goals 2. Chart Your Progress 3. Schedule Set Times for Exercise  4. Don’t Over Do It SimpleShow More Summary

Review: The Best Headphones for Running

If you’re a runner you probably have two items of workout gear that take a serious beating: your running shoes, and your headphones. Headphones need to be almost weightless, withstand a good deal of sweat, and stay put to keep you motivated. Show More Summary

Vegetable Frittata for Brunch

When we host a brunch party, Frank’s amazing whole wheat waffles are usually the focal point. At our latest one, I made this vegetable frittata with what I had on hand (good way to use up all the vegetables in the fridge) and it turned out to be a great hit. Show More Summary

The Claim: Learn Multiple Languages in Just a Few Years

Really? Four languages in a few years? I suppose if your job depended on it like this guys did, you’d have to figure out some sort of system. Here are his steps: 1. Pronunciation 2. Vocabulary and Grammar 3. Listen, Write, Read 4. Speak Sounds simple, right? I’m guessing the hardest point is not giving up somewhere in between Steps 2 and 3. Show More Summary

The Secret to Life Venn Diagram

Isn’t this refreshingly simple? Except for the learn to say No part… The Secret to Life by Bud Caddell Similar Posts: Monday Photo: Goal Accomplished Can 400 Million People be Wrong? Book Review: The Confident Woman Starts With Goodbye Real Simple Ways to Get Organized

Using Cues and Rewards to Break Habits

One of the best articles I have read this year was How Companies Learn Your Secrets by New York Times investigative reporter Charles Duhigg. It’s a long article with great nuggets of information ranging from Target’s mathematical advertising model to how to break a cookie habit. Show More Summary

Homemade Hummus

  Have you ever met anyone who doesn’t like hummus?  I haven’t yet. It is a vegetarian/vegan staple, goes with everything, is healthy, and is super easy to make – the perfect food. And other than the tahini (which I also make at home, pictured below in the glass bowl, recipe here) the ingredients are likely things you have in your kitchen already. Show More Summary

How to Fit Reading into Your Schedule

It has been a standing agreement in our house that reading a book a week is an honourable goal. Finishing a book a week sometimes mean that we forgo an hour of TV or sleep, but it has been worth it. Over the last few years we’ve only missed the goal once or twice, and not by much. Show More Summary

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