Alison Walker

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30 Rosés to Drink This Summer No Matter Your Budget

It’s time to think pink again. Here are 30 mouthwatering bottles to help beat the heat.<p>These 30 rosés from around the world are crisp, mouthwatering …

Wine & Spirits

These 6 Home Workouts May Look Simple, But They'll Definitely Make You Sweat

Whenever I say that sweating profusely is my absolute favorite part of a workout, I often get a handful of perplexed and mildly concerned looks. …

50 incredibly beautiful small towns in Italy

Small Italian towns and villages get under your skin.<p>From north to south, bustling market towns and picturesque villages are capable of capturing …

Italy

The Perfect 2 Weeks in Bali Itinerary

<i>Bali might be a small island but it’s packed with things to do and see. Creating the perfect Bali itinerary can be a difficult task – no matter how</i> …

If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be Doing

You've been working out, eating healthy, and losing weight, but you're still not seeing progress in your midsection. What gives? If you can't seem to lose the fat around your stomach, aside from tweaking your diet, you can also tweak your workouts to help see results.<p>Hundreds of crunches are the …

Exercise

30 Minute HIIT and Abs Workout with Warm Up and Cool Down (no equipment)

Need a little core work but also want to be sure you fire up your metabolism as well? This routine takes a typical lower intensity abs workout and …

Workouts

The Best Kind of Breakfast to Eat, According to Metabolism Experts

If there’s a discussion that we have often at <i>Cooking Light</i>, it’s about whether breakfast is really so important. Readers constantly ask: Will …

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 …

Bake This Bread Today

You should try this recipe from Jim Lahey, the founder of New York’s acclaimed Sullivan Street Bakery, as soon as possible.<p>I used to love to bake …

This Sweet & Spicy Cauliflower Is Everything Your Life Needs

Although cauliflower is being served up 100 different ways than how I personally grew up eating it (plain and steamed or raw with a dip), I still …

19 Whole30 Soup Recipes That Make January Way More Tolerable

We know: It’s so easy to reach for canned soup. And the premade varieties at health food stores can actually be pretty darn good. But most …

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

If your New Year ambition is to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you can't really face getting out in the cold, then we may have just the solution.<p>Combining the ease of a workout DVD with absolutely zero cost (all you need is an internet connection!), the video …

Exercise

The 20 Essential Recipes for Christmas Morning

If you're making a checklist for Christmas morning, it should include cozy pajamas and slippers, a good Christmas playlist, maybe a cracking fire, …

Holiday Bark 4 Ways: Orange Pistachio Bark Recipe

"Melted dark chocolate with orange zest is poured over a parchment-lined baking sheet, sprinkled with pistachios and strips of orange peel, then …

Amazon is slashing prices on even more Whole Foods items — here's what just got cheaper

Amazon is slashing prices on more Whole Foods items.<p>On Wednesday, the grocery chain announced that it had cut prices on more items, with a focus on holiday staples and best-sellers. Amazon Prime members are getting even deeper discounts — something the retailers says is a "sneak preview" of when …

Your Cheat Sheet to Cellaring Wine

Sip or save? Spotting collectible wines may seem daunting, but fear not—help is here with our simple guide to 10 age-worthy styles perfect for your …

Wine & Spirits

31 of the Most Effective Dumbbell Workout Videos All in 1 Place

You know you should be strength training to build muscle, but if you're at a loss for where to begin, here are 31 videos you can follow along with. From 10 minutes to 45, from arms to booties, choose the workout that will help you reach your goals.<p>A 20-Minute Workout to Sculpt and Tone Your Entire …

Exercise

How to Make Potato Gnocchi

Potato gnocchi are a fun, and delicious dinner. See how easy they are to make from scratch with this recipe. Notice that unlike many gnocchi recipes, …

9 Pasta Recipes With at Least 2 Servings of Vegetables

When it comes to healthy dinner options, it seems pasta is often forgotten. Which is a shame, because pasta can actually be a delicious blank canvas …

30-Minute Meal-Prep Recipes So You Aren't Spending Sunday in the Kitchen

Meal prep is meant to be a simplifying strategy, designed to make healthy eating quick and effortless throughout the week. But when you’re spending …

Healthy Eating

21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot

Comfort food at its easiest.<p>People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. No other appliance can cook you dinner while you’re at work, and reward you with the sweet smell of a delicious meal when you walk through the door.<p>And that’s not all. This appliance is also a …

12 Vegan Dinner Recipes to Fall in Love With This Fall

It’s here — the time of year we all have a mini freak out over the fact that summer produce is disappearing from markets shelves as if corn and zucchini are the <i>be all end all</i> of veg-based dishes. But, may we remind you that there is a *whole* other slew of produce we love and crave on the way, like …

Vegan

Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M. | Inc.com

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without question, your time will get lost in the vacuum of our increasingly …

Self-improvement

You Should Really Try Working Out with Kettlebells

Kettlebell training boosts your power, strength, flexibility, and mobility, all while being gentler on your body than barbell weight training. You …

Recipe: The Only Pad Thai Recipe You’ll Ever Need

“There are kind of two types of cookbooks out there,” chef Jet Tila, frequent Food Network contestant, host, and judge says. “There is the ‘Yo, slap a bunch of this on this, pow, bang, zoom,’” the succession of onomatopoeias suggesting a set of haphazard, 15-minute recipes. “And then there’s the …

A Killer Core Workout That Builds Both Strength and Endurance

There are two main ways to get in shape: build strength and gain endurance. This core workout knocks out both in just 25 minutes.<p>Instructor Kelly Lee …

Everyone uses Gmail, but not everyone knows these awesome tips and tricks

Between Labs, extensions, and settings, there’s a plethora of ways that you can customize your Gmail experience and tweak how emails are handled. …

Apps

20 trips to add to your travel bucket list

Stop using precious vacation days for the same old, been there-done that trips. There's a big world out there filled with adventure, and we want you to see and do it all. Some of our suggestions will take you a little further out of your comfort zone than you're used to, while others fall into the …

26 Best Plank Exercises For Strong Arms and Abs

Plank is the ultimate exercise that works the upper body and core. Mix things up and make plank more challenging with these variations that will also work your legs and butt.<p>Begin in plank position with your feet together. Keep your upper body stable and engage your abs.<br>• Begin doing jumping jacks …

Workouts

April Meal Planner: 30 Colorful, Healthy Meals To Keep Your Table Fresh

April is conceptually the first month of REAL spring, so naturally, we tend to focus on light, healthy, refreshing meal options that will help us get in shape for summer. We also get to go *nuts* at the farmer’s market after months of limited seasonal food options. It’s the month of asparagus …

Cooking