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Get Stronger Abs in 30 Minutes With This At-Home Pilates Routine

Strengthening your abs isn’t about fitting into your skinny jeans. Having a strong midsection improves your posture, balance, and alignment and can …

Exercise

Chocolate Dutch Baby

Introducing a warm chocolate dessert that is way simpler and faster than a soufflé (no beaten egg whites) or a molten chocolate cake (no double boiler) but every bit as delicious.<p>Ingredients<p>3 large eggs<p>⅓ cup all-purpose flour<p>¼ cup sugar<p>3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt, …

Dessert

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

No-Bake Chocolate Espresso Mascarpone Cake

This chocolate espresso mascarpone cake is so rich, creamy, and delicious! An ideal choice for the holidays. Easy, simple, creamy, and no-bake – this …

Dessert

Recipe: Ultimate Korean Short Ribs

Ultimate Korean Short Ribs<p>Serves 4<p>1/4 cup peeled, chopped Asian pear <br>1/4 cup chopped yellow onion <br>1/4 cup mirin <br>2 tablespoons sake <br>2 tablespoons …

How to Make a Better Quiche, Faster (No Blind Baking!)

Quiche was a big dinner staple in our kitchen growing up. It was always on heavy rotation, especially in the colder months, and my mother had two specialties: broccoli-cheddar and Swiss chard. My sisters and I each had our favorite; they all loved the chard and I loved the broccoli. Regardless of …

Recipes

15 Keto Snacks That Take Care of Comfort Food Cravings

Is it just us, or is the ketogenic diet trending harder than berets and flare pants right now? High in fats, low in carbs, and 100-percent …

26 Cooking Hacks Everyone Should Know About

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The Ultimate HIIT Bodyweight Workout For Weight Loss

Whether you're new to HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts, or you've been doing them for years, here's a basic bodyweight HIIT workout you can do anywhere. You don't need any equipment to get in an amazing, heart-pumping, muscle-building workout!<p>This 20-minute HIIT workout involves 10 …

Bodyweight Exercise

Peruvian Grilled Chicken: A Spicy, Succulent Delight

Spit-grilled chicken (pollo a la brasa) is popular all over Latin America. But it’s the Peruvian version that’s best known here in the United States, buoyed by the many restaurants that serve the bird in all its burnished, garlic-scented, drippings-slicked glory. Usually, they serve a spicy, creamy …

Seafood

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

These No-Bake Energy Ball Recipes Are Perfect for a Grab-and-Go Breakfast

An easy energy bite recipe for every taste<p>The main reason it's taken me so long to come around to trying any recipes for energy ball is the name. The …

Breakfast

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A 20-Minute Indoor Cardio Workout for When It's Just Too Hot to Run

Running in the summer can be a drag. Sure, more hours of daylight means more time to fit in a jog before or after work. But unless you literally get …

Exercise

Don't Let Another Summer Go by Without Making Atlantic Beach Pie

<i>With Genius Recipes correspondent Kristen off in a dark, cookie-filled cave somewhere finishing up the Genius Desserts cookbook manuscript, we're re-running our best ever Genius summer desserts. Wish her luck! And make this pie.</i><p>If lemon meringue is the poodle of pies, this one is the scraggly mutt …

Baking

This Easy Greek Cucumber Salad Is Calling Your Name

Summer is all about the simple side salads. When fresh produce is at its best, you only need a few pantry staples and spices to dress it up. Case in …

Recipes

Before Roe v. Wade, the women of the Jane collective learned to give safe abortions themselves

By 1973, more than 11,000 had been performed, and not one woman died<p>In 1968, a young, neatly dressed mother was at home in Chicago when her telephone …

Roe v. Wade

8 Barre-Inspired Abs Exercises You Can Do at Home

When you think of barre workouts, you probably picture a ballet barre in a studio with walls covered in mirrors and floors lined with mats. You also …

Yoga

This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

Workouts

The Five Basic Sauces

Knowing the five basic “mother sauces” is as helpful to the food lover as it is to the chef. Understanding these sauces will help you read menus, …

3 Ten-Minute Workout Videos for Days When You Have No Time to Exercise

Some days, something has to give. Your iCal is overbooked; you're pulled in a million directions; life gets in the way; and oftentimes, exercise is …

HIIT

Skill school: How to make coffee cake – Jamie Oliver | Features

Each month, we take two kitchen skills and put them together to produce one delicious recipe. This month, we’re looking at making the perfect …

7 Minutes. No Equipment. One Science-Backed Core Workout That Works

In the faster-is-better world we live in, carving out 30 to 45 minutes a day for a good workout can seem like a major challenge—and that can totally …

14 Coffee Popsicles for the Ultimate Chilly Caffeine Buzz

When that afternoon slump kicks in, you’ll need a <i>little</i> pick-me-up to get you through the rest of the day. Forget your usual snack of iced coffee and a candy bar. What you need is a buzz-inducing coffee popsicle to reignite your fire. Whether it’s made from cold brew or leftovers from your French …

Coffee

A CrossFit Coach Says This Is the Best Way to Lose Belly Fat

Stop doing ab exercises, people. If you want to get rid of your unbudging belly fat, the answer isn't how many crunches you can do. Jade Jenny, head CrossFit coach and owner of Champlain Valley CrossFit says, "there are really no exercises to reduce belly fat, unfortunately this is the age-old …

A Cardio Core Workout Way Better Than the Treadmill + Sit-Ups

Cardio is good. Cardio that incorporates core strength at the same time is better. This workout lets you check off both without stepping foot on a …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Celebrate anything, or nothing, with one of these 10 cakes

As if you needed an excuse to make a cake, here are 10 options from the Recipe Finder, ideal for birthdays or a springtime celebration.<p><i>[Bake a cake, and it just might make you feel better]</i><p>World’s Fair Cake, pictured above. Chocolate cake layered with lovely pastel-tinted whipped cream.<p>Pineapple …

Dessert

From Lemon Cake To Chocolate Cream Pie: 15 Unforgettable Easter Desserts

Jelly beans and chocolate bunnies are fine, but these Easter treats will make your holiday celebration unforgettable. From the lemoniest lemon pound cake to the silkiest chocolate cream pie, there is something on this list for every<i>bunny</i>.<p>1. Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake<p>If ever there was a cake for …

This Boxing Workout Will Get You in the Best Shape of Your Life

Round 3: Jump Rope<p>"The more efficiently the heart works as a pump, the better the cardiovascular fitness," says Foster. "There's no better way to …

Cardiovascular System