Archive for: October, 2016

7 Plants Native Americans Used to Cure EVERYTHING (From Simple Pain to Deadly Cancer)

The Cherokee and Meskwaki are Native American tribe that is indigenous to the Southeastern United States. They believe that the Creator bless them with a gift of understanding and preserving medicinal herbs. They believed and used the benefits of nature’s pharmacy. Here are some of the medicinal plants that were commonly used by the Cherokee […]

Green Bean Pasta Salad with Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette

Ingredients 12 ounces uncooked casarecce pasta* 1/2 pound haricots verts (tiny green beans), cut in half lengthwise 1 tablespoon fresh thyme 5 teaspoons lemon zest, divided 1/4 cup finely chopped roasted, salted pistachios 2 tablespoons Champagne vinegar 1 tablespoon minced shallots 1 garlic clove, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 5 tablespoons […]

Hearts of Palm Salad

Ingredients 1/4 cup fat-skimmed chicken broth 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar or rice vinegar 2 tablespoons drained capers 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons minced shallots 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 2 cans (14 to 16 oz. each) hearts of palm (packed in water), drained and rinsed with cold water 2 […]

Angel Hair with Spicy Shrimp

Ingredients 3/4 pound angel hair pasta or spaghetti 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 pound frozen peeled and deveined medium shrimp, thawed 3/4 cup dry white wine 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper Kosher salt 2 tablespoons butter Preparation Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain the pasta and return it […]

Angel Hair Pasta with Mussels and Red Pepper Sauce

Ingredients 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/3 cup diced onion 1 garlic clove, minced 2 cups diced red bell pepper (about 2 medium) 1/2 teaspoon salt Dash of ground red pepper 1 (14.5-ounce) can whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped 1/2 cup white wine 36 mussels (about 3 pounds), scrubbed and […]

Flounder Piccata with Spinach

Ingredients 1 (3 1/2-ounce) bag boil-in-bag long-grain rice 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided 4 (6-ounce) flounder fillets 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/3 cup dry white wine 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon drained capers, chopped 2 tablespoons butter 4 cups fresh baby spinach Preparation 1. Cook […]

Babies Start Learning Language While In The Womb

New research reveals that newborn babies are able to tell the difference between their native language and foreign languages within hours of birth. The finding, which will soon be published in the journal Acta Paediatrica, indicates that babies begin picking up language while they are still in the womb. Experts have known for a long […]

Surprising deep similarities found across thousands of languages

For more than a century, linguists have believed that the relationship between the sound of a word and its meaning is arbitrary. Of course, the sounds of onomatopoeic words, such as “bang” and “crash” have a match between their meaning and their sound. But for other words, like “nose,” “fish,” “he,” and “walk,” there is […]

Dance and music alter the brain in opposite ways

In the majority of earth’s most ancient cultures, dancing and music is wonderfully prevalent. This ubiquitous desire to make music and move along to it has been carried through into modern culture. Although some children may dread their trumpet tutorial and others would rather play their Xbox than attend ballet lessons, a new study shows […]

Thai-Style Roasted Trout

Ingredients 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon fish sauce 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 4 (6-ounce) trout fillets Cooking spray 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro Lime slices (optional) Cilantro sprigs (optional) Preparation 1. Preheat oven to 450°. 2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl; stir well. […]