Pumpkin pie is a dessert staple for Thanksgiving. Pumpkin bread, pumpkin ravioli and pumpkin soup—there are so many creative pumpkin recipes to whip up for the holidays. Retailers like Starbucks have gotten on the pumpkin bandwagon, serving Pumpkin Spice lattes, and pumpkin muffins and scones throughout the fall. Breweries also make seasonal pumpkin ales around the holidays. (Steadfast Beer Co makes a glutenfree pumpkin ale!)
So, how did pumpkin become so popular around the holidays?
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Your Anti-COVID-19 Menu – WHAT TO EAT NOW!
Every day, as we learn more and more about what makes the COVID-19 virus tick, we also learn more about what we can do to minimize our exposure and stay safe. Though we haven’t fully cracked the code and the end of the pandemic still feels a long way off, we do understand the three most important things we can do right now to protect ourselves: tame the inflammation the virus takes advantage of; get underlying health problems under control; eat to feed the good bacteria in your gut so they can keep your immune system operating at its absolute peak.
COPING WITH THE LOSS OF Home for the Holidays
A wise man once wrote, there’s no place like home for the holidays, but this year, unfortunately that’s not the case. With the CDC recommending that we don’t head home this holiday season, the typically joyous time of year that we could all really use has to be put on pause.
Reduce stress this holiday season
Stress and overwhelm are synonymous with the holidays now, so it’s extra important to have tried and tested ways to get centered and back into the joy of the season. There are lots of things you may already be doing, or can tweak slightly to help you relax and feel more present
EASY 5: FIVE TIPS FOR ANYBODY LOOKING TO STAY FIT WHILE QUARANTINED
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is hard at the best of times, and a global pandemic is anything but the best of times — with gyms closed, kids home, and the world turned upside down, figuring out how to be active, eat well, and maintain a productive mindset might feel close to impossible — but you can do it. Embrace that something is better than nothing. Your workouts don’t have to be perfect, but they do have to happen. Think consistency — think daily, non-negotiable motion! Your future self will thank you! Exercise is good for our immune system, our body, and our mind — you will be a more emotionally resilient, focused, compassionate version of you if you move! Plus, in a world filled with things we can’t control, it feels reassuring and positive to control what we can control: our workouts. So, how do you make motion a non-negotiable?
7 Facts About Oats
That might surprise you
Gluten and dairy restriction:OUR CHILDREN DESERVE BETTER!
When children experience respiratory, digestive, behaviour, or other health challenges, many parents naturally seek out dietary solutions. Unfortunately, the prevailing confusion in this area provides fertile ground for misconceptions and counterproductive dietary fads. Among contemporary trends, avoiding gluten and/ or dairy products are two of the most popular. Does taking your children off gluten or dairy really help? Do such recommendations rest upon fallacy or fact? As it turns out, though born of legitimate concerns, the impulse to discontinue gluten or dairy products is generally misguided, and may distract parents from truly important steps that can help kids to eat right, grow, and thrive.
Health & lifestyle
4 REASONS CELERY IS HEALTHY
How Breast Milk Shapes the Gut
“The Key to Better Long-Term Health”
Grain Free Snickerdoodles
STREISAND HOOKED ON PLAYING MARKET!
Wakes daily at 6:30 a.m. to make big stock bets
Clutter, Be Gone!
Fifteen minutes a day keeps the mess away
“I ALWAYS FEEL LIKE IF A BARISTA IS MAKING COFFEE, I SHOULD BE DOING SOMETHING.”
Seattle’s vibrant setting brims with vitality and tranquility.
STARBUCKS SAYS IT SEES BETTER TIMES AHEAD AS STORES REOPEN
Starbucks’ revenue shrank 38% in its most recent quarter but the coffee giant says it’s recovering faster than expected as its stores reopen from coronavirus lockdowns.
The Pitch The Product
Luckin became a $4 billion business by promising that Chinese would drink more coffee if they could buy it more easily and cheaply than at Starbucks. Then it faked hundreds of millions in sales
STARBUCKS TAKES $3 BILLION HIT TO REVENUE DURING PANDEMIC
Starbucks expects to lose more than $3 billion in revenue in its fiscal third quarter due to the new coronavirus, but said the disruption to its business should subside through the rest of the year.
Customer Service At Its Best
Try standing on the other side of the counter
World's Largest Starbucks Opens in Chicago
Starbucks coffee is a ubiquitous part of an early morning rush for thousands of people all over the world.
Do People Say You're Crazy? That's Good
We’re told that business is rational and logical. But what if that’s wrong? Advertising executive Rory Sutherland, vice chairman of Ogilvy Group, argues that real success comes from defying everyone else’s logic.