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How to Meditate. Note: These instructions are drawn from the vipassana traditions of Mahasi Sayadaw and Chao Khun Bhavanapirama Thera.

How to Meditate

It is assumed the reader is familiar with the article, What is Vipassana? Contents This article offers step-by-step instructions for nine insight meditation exercises, as well as a detailed explanation of mindful eating, hints on dealing with problems such as wandering mind, sleepiness, disturbing mental images, unpleasant emotions, and more.

The following exercises are not necessarily listed in order of difficulty. Exercises suitable for beginners are noted. Citrus Chicken with Spring Vegetables. This is a first for me to "re-post" a recipe.

Citrus Chicken with Spring Vegetables

I have been craving a little sunshine in my life. About this time of the year I'm so ready for winter to be over. I want to eat fresh fruits and vegetables and to lighten my meals. This dish is warming yet it has a fresh spring taste. Because I am driving my parents and their dog to Arizona to a nephews wedding this week, I decided to remind you of this bright and fresh dinner.

The Best New Way to Bring Your Lunch. I’ll admit it—my workday lunches can get pretty boring.

The Best New Way to Bring Your Lunch

I always think I’m going to finally make use of all those delicious recipes I’ve been pinning away, but then nighttime rolls around and I’m too busy watching really important things like The Bachelorette and Vampire Diaries. And then morning comes, and I’m running around like a headless chicken and I’m lucky if I remember my keys and bus pass on the way out the door, let alone find time to throw a tasty lunch together. But with a teensy amount of planning, delicious lunches can be just a few easy steps away.

All it takes is a trip to the grocery store on a Sunday afternoon, a couple pantry staples, some mason jars, and an hour of your time. Why mason jars, you might ask? Homemade “Clif Bars” My husband runs out the door with a Clif Bar in hand most weekday mornings.

Homemade “Clif Bars”

As a result, the kids think they are the greatest things ever and we had gotten into the habit of snacking on these bars when out and about or traveling. The bars seem healthy enough, but quite high in sugar and really, when there are that many ingredients, I start to wonder. Homemade Cliff Bars (no bake!) Gordon Ramsay's Jerusalem Artichoke Risotto With Scallops Recipe - Food.com - 354420. Oatmeal To Go. What if I said you could create a nutritious breakfast your kids will come running for and can take it go?

Oatmeal To Go

You might say it came wrapped in plastic. Nope, it’s baked oatmeal. How to steam vegetables. Steaming Times for Vegetables I bought a pot that has a basket for steaming vegetables.

How to steam vegetables

How long do I steam my vegetables? Well, how long does it take you to read a book? Kind of depends on the book, doesn't it? Super Simple “Pad Thai” I gingerly call this dish “Pad Thai.”

Super Simple “Pad Thai”

I guess it’d be more accurate to say this is what I consider to be the home cook’s quick and dirty version. I realize that it’s probably deeply offensive among serious cooks that I call this dish Pad Thai at all, and so I’m hoping the use of quotation marks will soften the blow enough to avoid a painful (though probably well-deserved) tongue lashing. Fresh Rhubarb Pie Recipe. Summertime Risotto Recipe - Food.com - 309944. Prosciutto Wrapped Melon - Recipes - Food Network Canada. Prosecco Pairing Notes Description: Prosecco is a slightly sweet, bubbly Italian wine.

Prosciutto Wrapped Melon - Recipes - Food Network Canada

It's fun, it's light and it's a great match for lots of different foods. Prosecco has light fruity flavours with just a touch of sweetness, but it is still very refreshing because of the bubbles. Chocolate Mousse Recipe. Chocoholics Beware.

Chocolate Mousse Recipe

One spoonful of this Chocolate Mousse and you will be hooked forever. It is what you could call a grown up chocolate pudding. A simple yet elegant dessert. Homemade Mac and Cheese Recipe. Creamy Pasta Bake With Bacon And Asparagus Recipe.