Alisa Bjorkman

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The 'I'm Too Busy to Work Out' Workout

Too busy to burn calories? Try this once-a-week 20-minute workout routine that will preserve stamina and build muscle in no time<p><b>The Best of Less</b>Do one set of 10 to 12 reps of each move once a week with 3- to 8-pound dumbbells. Between exercises, hop on a stationary bike or run in place at a …

Simple Springtime Dishes

The Coolest New Yoga Trend

What to expect when you take your downward-facing dog to the beach<p>For more than 5,000 years, people have been practicing yoga to find <i>sama</i>, the yogi term for balance, both mentally and physically. Most yoga lovers will test their ability to balance on anything—a bench, a ledge, or even another …

Ladies: You Don't Need to Be Perfect

Perfection is only perfect until something cracks it right down the middle. Don’t bother striving for perfection. Instead, strive for genuine honesty.<p>…

The Do-Anywhere CrossFit Workout

No time? No equipment? No space? No problem. This travel-friendly, CrossFit-inspired workout will blast fat and sculpt muscle in minutes. No excuses!<p>Vacations generally present a number of fitness obstacles, and summer ones are no exception. For starters, there never seems to be enough room in your …

Happy Hour: Blueberry Cardamom Gin Cocktail

Today's after-work treat? Blueberry pie in a glass<p>A little sugar, a little spice, a lotta nice. No need to wait around for summer for sip of this grown-up fruit punch.<p>1 cup (6 oz) blueberries1 cup dry gin1/4 cup sugar1/4 cup water1/2 Tbsp cardamom pods4 tsp fresh lemon juiceAdditional blueberries …

7 Ways to Boost Your Mood with Food

A new study shows that eating certain foods can make you both healthy AND happy<p>Fruits and veggies are obviously good for your physical health. But it turns out that filling up on these superfoods can also make you happier.<p>Researchers discovered that happiness and mental health are highest among …

The Best Ways to Beat Brain Fry

Stuck in a mental fog? Clear things up with these four research-backed moves<p>The next time you're struggling to think coherently, skip your usual caffeine fix and take a quick walk instead: Being in a green space may help combat brain fatigue, according to new findings published in the <i>British</i> …

15 Minutes or Less Main Dish Recipes

<b>Drop the frozen meal! We know it's been a long day, but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice quality or nutrition at the dinner table. Here are our favorite healthy, delicious recipes that only take 15 minutes to make. They're just the thing for those crazy-busy weeknights.</b><p>Broken Noodles with …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Classic Cake Recipes

Serious home bakers will want to master these crowd-pleasing recipes for cheesecake, chocolate cake, carrot cake, and more.<p>First up: What could make traditional red velvet cake even better? Chocolate, of course!

Our Most Spectacular Strawberry Recipes

<b>Strawberries are sugar-sweet, affordable, and omnipresent -- even if you can't pick your own, you'll find pints and quarts of them at roadside stands and red seas of them in the produce aisle. Make these delectable berries the star in breakfast dishes, desserts, and even salads.</b><p>Strawberry Basics<p><b>In</b> …

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Shot Glass Appetizers: All-In-One Finger Foods For Your Next Party

The first time I saw mini grilled cheese sandwiches sticking out of a small glass of tomato soup, I thought: what a brilliant idea. Take a favorite …

Oldie but a Goodie: Giant Vanilla Bean Chocolate Chunk Cookies (nut-free)

This recipe is a oldie because it’s one I posted in my notes section of my Facebook when my website was being a b*tch. But if you don’t have …

Thai-Inspired Ground Turkey Larb Salad with Sriracha, Mint, Cilantro, and Peanuts - Kalyn's Kitchen

<i>posted by</i> Kalyn Denny <i>on</i> March 27, 2013<p><i>This Thai-Inspired Ground Turkey Larb Salad also has Sriracha, Mint, Cilantro, and Peanuts, and this delicious</i> …