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Happy Sunday Funday!!! Watermelon Margaritas Recipe

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1/2 of recipe (about 16 oz.): 138 calories, <0.5g fat, 2mg sodium, 10.5g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 7g sugars, 0.5g protein — PointsPlus® value 5* 



Watermelon makes for a light and versatile flavor for your cocktails. Not only is it sweet and refreshing, its vivid pink color also makes it as pretty as it is tasty. For a perfect mid-afternoon cocktail, combine watermelon and prosecco to make a watermelon Bellini. The original Bellini uses white peaches, but watermelon lightens the drink and gives it a bolder appearance. Puree chunks of seeded watermelon in your blender with a splash of lemon juice to brighten the flavors and a modest quantity of sugar or other sweetener to balance the lemon and bring out the melon’s flavor. Divide the puree into champagne flutes or other tall glasses and fill them up with the rest of your prosecco. For a kid-friendly version, substitute sparkling lemonade or a lemon-lime soda for the wine.

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Ingredients: 
1 1/2 cups cubed seedless or seeded watermelon
3 oz. tequila
1 tbsp. lime juice
3 no-calorie sweetener packets (like Splenda or Truvia)
2 cups crushed ice or 10 – 16 ice cubes 



Directions:
Place all ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth. Pour, sip, and enjoy! 


Feel like stabbing your brain? – Natural Tips and Treatments to Relieve Migraine

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Watch Your Diet and Drink Enough Water

Some foods or drinks are known to trigger migraine attacks. Avoid or limit those into your diet to prevent future outbreaks. Especially wheat, dairy, sugar, artificial preservatives or chemical additives, processed foods, soda’s, alcohol, aspartame, caffeine, and monosodium glutamate (MSG) are common culprits.

Dehydration is another cause known to trigger migraine attacks. Make sure to drink plenty of water instead of coffee or soda’s.

Healing Herbs

Some of these herbs are very effective to prevent migraine attacks when taken regularly or may help you to relieve and ease the pain:

Feverfew: effective in preventing migraine attacks. It inhibits chemicals in the brain which cause dilatation of blood vessels.

Butterbur: effective to reduce the number and severity of attacks. It relieves spasms and works as an anti-inflammatory.

Chasteberry: works wonders in treating menstrual-induced migraine attacks.

Willow extract: great pain reliever, fever reducer, and natural anti-inflammatory remedy. When combined with feverfew it can significantly reduce the frequency, duration and intensity of a migraine attack.

Ginger: works wonders for an upset stomach. Ginger can ease migraine-related nausea and works as a natural painkiller. For a better effect, combine with feverfew.

If you are interested in herbal remedies, you can find more useful information in the e-book Herbal Remedies Guide. This guide will teach you how to treat common ailments using herbs.

Magnesium

Research suggest that people who suffer migraine attacks are often deficient in magnesium. Add more magnesium-rich foods to your diet, like spinach, okra, broccoli, Brazil nuts, almonds, basil, and cacao. Or take an Epsom salt bath to replenish your magnesium levels.

Omega 3s

Inflammation of the tissue surrounding the brain is often the culprit of many migraine attacks and headaches. A dose of healthy omega 3 fatty acids can fight the inflammation. You may also be interested to read the article about the amazing health benefits of omega-3 fish oil.

Reduce Stress Levels and Exercise Regularly

Stress may trigger migraine attacks as well. People who suffer from migraine attacks report less strikes when committing to a daily meditation session, breathing exercises, or having a relaxing massage once in a while.

Getting enough exercise is also known to reduce attacks as it release endorphin’s which helps in controlling and reducing migraine attacks. Although it’s unlikely to hit the gym when you’re in much pain, some people can avoid a severe outbreak when going for a walk or run when they feel an attack coming.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is not for everybody, but the needles may trigger pain relieving chemicals in your body and help you to ease migraine or reduce their frequency.

You could stimulate your own pressure points to help your body release more endorphin’s. Put pressure on the nerve just under your eyebrow. This will stimulate your pituitary gland to release painkilling endorphin’s.

Caffeine

Caffeine is a sword with two edges. When you drink a lot of coffee it may trigger migraine outbreaks, but in small doses coffee or caffeinated teas can help to reduce the pain.

Cayenne pepper

When cayenne pepper hits your stomach your brain starts to release endorphin’s, our body’s natural painkillers. If you can bear the taste, add 1 to 3 teaspoons of cayenne pepper in a glass of water (8 ounces) to find instant relief. As an alternative you can swallow a dollop wasabi paste.

Hot and Cold Hydrotherapy

Alternate a hot shower with a cold to alleviate pain. Begin with water as hot as you can stand, after 2 minutes switch to water as cold as you can stand. Repeat for 20 minutes to increase blood circulation and pull the pressure out of your head.

Another way is to to use foot soak. Some references recommend to put your feet in hot water that will help you to carry blood from your head to your feet, whereas I’ve also found conflicting recommendations for cold water foot bath, or alternating between the two. I guess you will need to experiment and find what works best for you to relieve headaches and migraine.

Aromatherapy to Ease Migraine

Some essential oils, such as peppermint, lavender, basil, sandalwood, rosemary, eucalyptus or green apple scent, work wonder to ease headaches and migraines.

Credit: Healthy & Nautral World

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Happy Motivation Monday!!! – Self Confidence (Tony Robbins)

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Leader of the Pack (Business Philosophy) – Be Different

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Happy Eat a Hoagie Day!!! (Sept. 14th) – Sonny’s Steak Hoagie

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Sonny’s Steak Hoagie

Ingredients

4 (8-inch) hoagie rolls, homemade preferred

2 3/4 ounces blended canola/ olive oil, 60/40 ratio

10 ounces sliced thin sweet onions in 1/16-inch slices

28 ounces sliced thin rib-eye steak in 1/16-inch slices

2 ounces melted sweet butter

1/4 teaspoon salt

Provolone cheese

Directions

Optional ingredients: homemade tomato sauce, bell peppers, mushrooms, or your favorite cheese

For the hoagies:

Preheat frying pan over medium-high heat. Cut the hoagie rolls horizontally to open up and make a pocket. Add the blended oil to the pan and stir in the onions. Put the steak on top of onions and add 1/2-ounce of the butter. Cover the pan for 2 1/2 minutes. The meat should have a cooked appearance on top and rare underneath. Using a fork and spatula separate steak from the onions. When the meat is cooked add the salt, remaining butter, and provolone. Cover to the pan to melt the cheese. Divide the steak mixture among the hoagie rolls and serve. If you like, you can add the optional ingredients to the steak mixture before serving.

Solar Flare causes beautiful Northern Lightshow, but what is an Aurora Borealis? (Science is Awesome)

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The sky danced with bands of green, yellow and other colors last night, as the aurora borealis, or northern lights, dazzled viewers in the upper Northern Hemisphere. The light show was sparked by a powerful solar flare that erupted from the sun Wednesday.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Centersays that while Earth will feel the effects of the large coronal mass ejection through Sunday, it won’t bring major communications or electrical problems.

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Would you eat this? Burger King in Japan Launches Black Cheeseburger

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The black buns? We’ve seen those before. But why, Burger King, why black cheese? Why?

NariNari reports that Burger King Japan is rolling out another “Kuro Burger” (“Black Burger”), with buns made from bamboo charcoal, an onion and garlic sauce made with squid ink, beef patties made with black pepper, and black cheese, which is also apparently made with bamboo charcoal.

I don’t think I’ve ever seen black cheese in my entire life. This could be a first for me.

The ugly burger launches nationwide in Japan on September 19 with two varieties – one with salad and one without, but there’s no plans as of yet to bring them to the UK market.

Japan is at the top of the game when it comes to strange snack foods, bizarre burgers, and robot restaurants.

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Credit: narinari.com

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