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Recipe: Foolproof French Macarons

Not to be confused with the sweet coconut based Macaroons, French Macarons (pronounced <i>mah-kah-ROHN)</i> are light, airy and delicate meringue sandwich …

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15 Minutes or Less Main Dish Recipes

Not even enough time to boil water? We've got you covered with pasta simmered in store-bought marinara sauce and finished with ricotta, basil, and pepper.

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4 Standing Moves for a Super-Flat Stomach

Pooch, be gone.<p>You can get a stronger center without unfurling an exercise mat. In fact, the standing abdominals routine below hits all of the muscles that make up your core, from your abs to your hips, your pelvis to your lower back.<p>Check out the four exercises in our handy video and pin-able …

14 Deliciously Healthy Green Smoothie Recipes

Admit it: Sometimes you’re just not in the mood to eat your vegetables. If you’re bored of the same old salads, let us introduce you to our favorite …

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Lemon drizzle traybake<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Serves<p>Makes 16 slices<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>Mary Berry's been making lemon drizzle cake since the 1960s, and this is the recipe she is most asked for when stopped in the street.<p>Equipment and preparation: for this recipe …

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Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

These six moves will sculpt the abs you’ve always dreamed of<p>You’ve probably heard it before, but you really don’t have to do another crunch. (No, really—don’t. They’re bad for your posture, among a host of other ills.) Instead, use these exercises to firm, flatten, and contour your waistline by …

The Fat-Blasting, 5-Minute Circuit

Sculpt a leaner bod without spending hours at the gym<p>We'll let you in on a little secret: You can torch major calories and burn fat in just five minutes. Don't believe us? You will after you sweat to this high-intensity circuit workout created by <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator, …

Ina Garten's Shortbread Cookies for Birthdaymas

Back in the third grade, the kids with birthdays during the upcoming month got to decorate our classroom's door. The September birthdays did a beach …

How To Do A Perfect Plank

Your guide to mastering the abs exercise.<p>Things that feel like forever: Waiting for the hottie you met last weekend to message you back; boiling pasta; holding a plank.<p>But even though it may not be super exciting, this simple bodyweight move is really effective—not to mention, one of the best ways …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …