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Hummus. Not only is the word itself fun to say (go on, say it to yourself) it’s also incredibly good for you and is packed with protein rich chick peas, vitamin E rich ground sesame seeds (tahini hummus dip), and the powerful antioxidant and antiviral properties of fresh garlic and lemon juice.
Once considered an exotic, foreign food that was limited to the diet and health food section of grocery stores, hummus dips have now become staples of American cuisine. Long considered a staple in Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and North African cuisines, hummus as begun to gain so much momentum that is on par with condiment mainstays such as ketchup and mayonnaise.
In fact, hummus has become so commonplace that some view it was (more…)
It is a well-documented fact that everyone enjoys getting things in the mail. It is also common knowledge that everyone likes cookies. Obviously, sending cookies in the mail is the easiest way to brighten someone’s day. Want to have cookies delivered to people you care about, but don’t have the time or supplies to do all the baking and packaging yourself? Send cookies online!
Of all the people you could send gourmet cookie baskets to, college students are probably going to be the most appreciative. Know someone going through graduate school or facing a particularly challenging exam soon? Gourmet cookie delivery is sure to cheer them up! Many students have no ovens available, so fresh cookies are not a major staple of their di (more…)
Top Green Tea Diet
Your daughter has definitely entered an entirely different part of the country. Her phone calls home are about crawfish boils, creole dishes, and other kinds of cajun specialties. Her first three years at college have been south in the state of Louisiana and after she completes her Bachelors Degree this year she may be staying [...]
While we typically think of flowers as something just to be seen, humans have always known that certain flower petals can also be eaten. Today, the crystallized rose petal and other edible blossoms are used in many different ways to enhance our eating experience. Here’s what you need to know about the crystallized rose petal [...]
Few industries are growing as fast as craft brewing. In 2015, the number of operating craft breweries in the U.S. grew 15% to more than than 4,200, which was the most in the history of the country. Craft beer now makes up about 12% of the overall beer market in the U.S., and the craft [...]
Health and Fitness
- Well: War Wounds That Time Alone Can’t Heal
Moral injury resembles post-traumatic stress disorder with an added burden of guilt, and requires different treatment. [...]
- Well: Direct-to-Consumer Lab Tests, No Doctor Visit Required
Firms promise to help consumers spot metabolic red flags. Critics say the services persuade healthy people to seek unneeded treatment. [...]
- Well: A Doctor on Schedule, Rarely on Time
Everyone can tell when I’m behind. Every visit is pared to essentials. Paperwork is postponed, chatting minimized. [...]
- Well: Early Puberty in Girls Raises the Risk of Depression
Those who developed breasts younger than their peers had a higher risk of depression, a new study found. [...]
- Well: Think Like a Doctor: The Tired Gardener Solved!
Readers solve the case of a previously healthy 67-year-old gardener who is too exhausted and feverish to garden. [...]