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You’ve probably heard the buzz about it, come across it during your trip to your nearest whole foods market, or seen it slowly, steadily replace that once-bestselling quinoa grain bowl. But what is Adlai, anyway? And what makes it the latest cult-favorite superfood? Truth be told, there is much to love this up-and-coming powerhouse grain,…

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Fitness, Tips

Only 20% of US adults meet government exercise guidelines, meaning the 80% who are largely inactive are putting their health at risk. When starting a new fitness regime sometimes the image of your ideal body isn’t motivation enough. Having a workout buddy, signing up for fitness classes in advance and setting yourself goals are all good…

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Food & Drinks, Recipes

In this recipe, we use the technique for making a Spanish omelette, but infuse it with Filipino flavors. The traditional Spanish Omelette is called Tortilla de Patatas, or potato omelette. The potatoes are usually fried with onions in olive oil, then mixed with raw eggs in a bowl. This mixture is then covered, allowing the…

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Food & Drinks, Recipes

These chickpeas cooked in a sweet, spicy and tangy tomato-based sauce and finished with a touch of coconut cream is the kind of dish that I could enjoy almost any night of the week. I tend to make a big batch of it and cook up different vegetable side dishes to accompany the curry, mostly…

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Fitness, Food & Drinks, Tips

You would literally have to be a caveman to have not heard of the paleo diet. But if you are like the rest of us, just because you have heard of it doesn’t mean you’re clear about what it truly entails. Here we examine the paleo diet pros and cons, as well as advice on…

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Fitness, Inspiration, News & Promos

For many the goal is simply knowing how to get skinny, but is that really the right goal? Your body is your unique vessel. It should be nurtured, maintained and most importantly appreciated. However, if you are thinking along the lines of just how to get skinny, then it’s quite possible that you are punishing…

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Food & Drinks, Tips

I’m all about a good soft-boiled egg in the morning. A gelatinous egg white surrounding a runny, barely-cooked yolk, with a dash of salt and toast is the perfect way to start my day. I don’t always get the perfect soft-boiled egg though. There are so many variables at play: how much water you have,…

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Food & Drinks, Recipes

Hummus is a nutritious, protein-packed snack that can be modified in countless ways. Instead of a plain chickpea base, add roasted carrots and fun toppings for good measure. Pickled red onions add a refreshing touch to earthy hummus, and crunchy pan-fried chickpeas add texture to an otherwise smooth and heavy dish.