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Music. Travel. Visualization Gurus. Things to visit. Roasted Red Cabbage Salad With Pomegranate Recipe. Mixed Green Salad with Whole Citrus Vinaigrette Recipe : Michael Chiarello. Directions Juice the lemons, orange, and shallot in a juice extractor.

Mixed Green Salad with Whole Citrus Vinaigrette Recipe : Michael Chiarello

Put the juices in a bowl and whisk in the olive oil in a slow stream to form an emulsion. Season with the salt and pepper. Taste and adjust the seasoning. Whisk again, cover, and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Just before serving, place the greens in a salad bowl, add about 1/2 cup vinaigrette, and toss well. Variation for Blender: Use 3 lemons, 2 small oranges, 1 shallot, 1 teaspoon gray salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and 1 1/2 cups pure olive oil. Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello. Shaved Apple, Fennel and Celery Salad Recipe. 6 Easy Smoothie Breakfast Bowls. Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation. Check your assumptions. Rick Thomas - Rick Thomas a partagé un lien. Hear Kurt Vonnegut Read Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat’s Cradle & Other Novels.

Many of us grade the books we read, but Kurt Vonnegut graded the books he wrote.

Hear Kurt Vonnegut Read Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat’s Cradle & Other Novels

Letters of Note once tweeted out a list of the thirteen grades he applied to thirteen of his novels, prefaced with his disclaimer that “the grades I hand out to myself do not place me in literary history. I am comparing myself with myself.” With that out of the way, he gives 1969’s Slaughterhouse-Five , his sixth novel and best-known work, an A-plus, and puts his fourth novel, Cat’s Cradle from 1963, in the very same league. But you don’t have to take Vonnegut’s word for it. 10 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Will Fill You Up. Slide 1 of 13 Jackie Newgent Overview.

10 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Will Fill You Up

NO RECIPE: Paleo Chicken Salad. Paleo Chicken Salad Recipe. Liz Coleman's call to reinvent liberal arts education. Gaia Hypothesis. How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie. Manuel Lima: A visual history of human knowledge. FlowingData. The Why Axis - The Why Axis. Episode #5 – How To Learn Data Visualization (with Andy Kirk) Hi Folks!

Episode #5 – How To Learn Data Visualization (with Andy Kirk)

We love Andy so much that we decided to keep him with us for another episode (well, actually we hope somebody will eventually pay the ransom). This time we talk about “learning visualization”, which is the perfect topic for him given his experience with his training visualization courses. We received many requests of people who wanted to know how to learn visualization in the past. So, here we are with a more than one hour long podcast with the three of us talking about it. We just hope you’ll find the time to listen to the entire episode. How to Write a Blog You’d Want to Read: Blog Writing Tips. Top 10 Blog Writing Tips Most of the “rules” about writing for ezines and newsletters apply to writing posts for your blog, but there are some important differences.

How to Write a Blog You’d Want to Read: Blog Writing Tips

Keep these 10 tips in mind and you’ll be publishing great blog content that attracts prospects and clients in your niche market. Write with the reader in mind. 33 prompts to unlock new blog posts & stories that need to be told. “What should I write about?”

33 prompts to unlock new blog posts & stories that need to be told.

It’s a question I hear … quite a lot. Top 25 Writing Blogs. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Garfield Park Conservatory. Denis Dutton: A Darwinian theory of beauty. Jared Diamond: Why do societies collapse? Barry Schwartz: Our loss of wisdom. Our Bottles — Owen + Alchemy. Gianduja at Eataly. Stracchino. We are a small family farm dedicated to raising hogs in their natural environment. Carbohydrate Content in Vegetables. Carbs aren't always bad, you know!

Carbohydrate Content in Vegetables

They have gotten a pretty bad rep in the last few years, thanks to the popularity of low-carb and gluten-free diets. But do you know what carbs are supposed to do? They're basically calories that your body can burn easily, ensuring that you have energy right away. You need them not only for exercise, but also for overall health. There are lots of BAD carbs, such as: Refined sugarSweetsWhite flour productsRefined grains These carbs will offer almost nothing in the way of nutrients, but a whole lot of sugar. Then there are fruits and veggies, the "superheroes" of the carbs kingdom. Check out the carb content of your favorite fruits and veggies: As you can see, there are very few carbs in veggies, and most fruits have a pretty moderate amount of carbs as well. However, what you don't know is that the fiber in the fruits and veggies almost "cancel out" the carbs in the food you eat. Mashed Cauliflower. Mashed Potatoes are creamy, comforting, delicious… and can be a bullet train to CrankyTown, thanks to their direct route over the craggy heights of Insulin Spike Peak.

Mashed Cauliflower

But bow your head in gratitude to the cauliflower. (What a friend we have in cauliflower!) Mashed with some coconut milk, coconut oil, and chives, humble cauliflower provides all the texture and comfort of mashed spuds, without the trip into dangerous territory. This is the recipe from Well Fed: Paleo Recipes For People Who Love To Eat. Chicken Curry Salad. My mother has a recipe for a killer non-Paleo carrot cake.

Chicken Curry Salad

She’ll bake it for most social gatherings she goes to, taking it as a gift (she is so sweet and generous – love you, mom). That carrot cake is her signature dessert. Raw Summer Roll Salad with Almond Butter Vinaigrette {Paleo + Vegan + Whole30 Option} Recipe. Crock Pot Mexican Pork Carnitas Recipe. Paleo Tuna Salad Recipe. Paleo Spicy Thai Beef Salad – The Spice of Pfeif. Strawberry, Fennel and Arugula Salad with Cacao Nibs. After I took the pictures, I pretty much ate the entire platter of this Strawberry, Fennel and Arugula Salad with Cacao Nibs by myself.

Strawberry, Fennel and Arugula Salad with Cacao Nibs

And as much as I want to feel sorry about that, I kinda don’t. This is yet another in a series of many clean-out-the-fridge salads. I love those because they are often a little crazy and extra creative. They either turn out surprisingly well or terribly awful. This is the former, thank goodness. Spicy Watermelon Salad - The Paleo Diet Recipe Library. Gianduja Soup. It’s taken me two years to share this recipe with you. I first had this cold soup on my birthday two Novembers ago at La Cantine du Troquet after a meal of steak frites. With every spoonful, my eyes lit up and I was so ecstatic about having my favourite flavours of chocolate and hazelnuts come together in a soup (or a milkshake?). It was topped with some candied pecans for a caramel-y crunch. I had to come back home and replicate it.

Soon after, I scooted over to G. Strawberry Salad with Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar and Cocoa Nibs - oneworldplate. What could be better than a salad? How about a salad with fruit? Bake It and Make It with Beth: Spinach, Pear & Cacao Nib Salad. I love this salad! It was served at my wedding, and this was my first time having it since then. I borrowed the Scharffen Berger cookbook from my mother's house, and when I saw the recipe for the salad I knew that I had to make it. The salad is very tasty and pretty healthy. The crunch and flavor of the cacao nib in the salad is amazing. Chocolate works well in everything! Recipe for Spinach, Pear & Cacao Nib SaladINGREDIENTS: For the salad 8 Cups of Baby Spinach Leaves 1 Ripe Red Bartlett Pear, sliced 1 Ripe Bosc Pear, sliced 1/3 cup of chopped toasted walnuts 1 Tablespoon of cacao nibs Coarse Salt & Freshly Ground Pepper.

Strawberry Dark Chocolate Balsamic Salad. Citrus Cocoa-Nib Salad. Staff | Delicious Living Serves: 6 people Calories per serving: 158 Antioxidant-rich cocoa nibs—crushed, roasted cocoa beans—are available in natural foods stores and specialty shops. They aren't at all sweet but add a lush, flavorful note to simple salads like this one. You can also sprinkle them on granola or cereal, blend into smoothies, or use as a substitute for nuts or chocolate chips. Directions. Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus Tea) Recipe. Walk in to practically any taqueria in California and you’ll likely find super-sized containers of agua frescas, right next to the soda dispenser. The usual flavors are horchata (a sweet rice drink), tamarindo (from tamarind, and agua de jamaica (pronounced hah-MY-kah), an infusion of dried red hibiscus flowers. I almost always go for the ruby red jamaica, I think just because I love the color.

The taste is slightly tart and refreshing. If you’ve ever had red zinger tea from Celestial Seasonings, it’s a little like that. Or a little like cranberry juice. Hibiscus tea (an infusion actually) is popular all around the world. 5 Smoothies That Will Boost Your Post-Workout Glow. Monica Cook. Our Bottles — Owen + Alchemy. Aurora Robson.

Tara Donovan. Alexa Meade: Your body is my canvas. Kim Kei. Edoardo Tresoldi. SUSANNA COFFEY  Pilobolus: A dance of "Symbiosis"