Whether you’re struggling to increase your muscle mass, can’t seem to meet your weight loss goals, or are otherwise hitting a plateau, the likely culprit is nutrition. Eating well after exercise is essential if you’re to gain the full benefits of your training. Here are some top post-workout snacks to try. Читать дальше “Top 8 Post-Workout Snacks” »
The Balkan Peninsula is one big plate of different countries rich with, more or less, the similar culture, habits and tradition. It’s a pity that these countries are mostly known for the Balkan wars, the political conflicts and regimes, but behind this painful past are hidden lots of beautiful things. The Balkan countries merge the most interesting and appealing things – Nature and food. Читать дальше “Delicious Sweets from the Balkans” »
Working smarter is always more effective than working harder. Just like there is the regular long-winding way to clean your home and then there are these simple, effective hacks that make home cleaning seem like a breeze. What’s more, most of them are really clever tricks that work with ingredients already in your cleaning closet or in your pantry, so no additional items to add to your shopping list and they are easy on your wallet too.
If you find yourself using shopping as a distraction when you should be doing something else, then listen up. Rather than turn to retail therapy and deal with the consequences later (hello, maxed-out credit card) follow these simple yet efficient tips for shopping for clothes. Our strategies will keep your closet fresh, your wallet fuller, and your inner shopping diva satisfied! Is your shopping list ready? Читать дальше “Clothes Shopping Tips” »
We all love ice cream! What better way to end your day than with some homemade vanilla bean ice cream? Just try to keep this delicious dessert in your freezer for more than a day!
Whole milk, 1 c
Salt, 1 pinch
Sugar, ¾ c
Vanilla bean (split lengthwise), 1
Heavy cream, 2 c
Egg yolks, 5 large
Pure vanilla extract, 1 t
In a saucepan, combine the milk, salt, and sugar; heat over medium. Use a paring knife to carefully remove the vanilla bean pod and add it to the milk. Cover the milk mixture, remove from heat, and let sit one hour.
Prepare an ice bath (fill a large bowl halfway with ice water; place a smaller bowl in the large bowl). On top of the smaller bowl, place a sieve and pour in the heavy cream.
In a separate mixing bowl, whisk the egg yolks. Warm the milk mixture; gradually whisk it into the egg yolks. Pour this mixture back into the saucepan; cover; and simmer on low, stirring frequently.
The mixture should become a thick custard; strain it into the heavy cream. Stir this mixture in the ice bath so that it cools. Add the vanilla extract; refrigerate overnight.
Take the vanilla bean pod out and transfer the custard to your ice cream maker. Complete the ice cream according to your ice cream maker’s instructions.
Making healthy choices is not always easy. But when you can get your daily dose of health in the form of a delicious juice, what’s to say no to? A little juice goes a long way when it comes to your health – packed with boundless nutrients that can easily be absorbed by your body.
With the winter chill upon us, it is the perfect time for soup. Our cream of cauliflower soups are to die for, and it’s a snap to make. All they take is a simple grocery list and a blender or food processor. You’ll want to make extra! Читать дальше “Cream of Cauliflower Soup” »
Words are powerful; will they be spoken, written or painted is your choice. Have you ever thought of decorating your room exactly with them? Frames and photos, wallpapers, clocks and colored walls are, without doubt, the things that give your home an artistic touch and a spiritual, intelligent atmosphere. But, if you want to be unique and known as the person with the most creative room, think of the title of this article and make the idea become your creative truth. Maybe you already have something similar on your walls, like a wallpaper or photo, but the real avant-garde challenge is to use any material you have at home and to make your room’s walls speak for your great character!