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5 Pros Reveal Celebrity Red Carpet Secrets

Take notes.<p>Ahead of the Oscars, we asked the beauty experts behind Hollywood's biggest stars to reveal their secret rituals and tricks for getting celebrities looking and feeling flawless before they hit the red carpet. Hint: You're going to want to take notes.

Cumin-Infused Vegetables and Chickpeas over Quinoa

One of my family’s stand-by meals is the Vegetable Couscous from Jeanne Lemlin’s Quick Vegetarian Pleasures. I’ve mentioned before that I have a …

African-Inspired Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burgers Recipe

<i>Sweet potatoes, black beans, and a hint of peanut butter combine with cumin and ginger to create these delicious West African-inspired veggie burgers.</i><p>…

Sausage-Flavored Breakfast Beans and Grits Recipe

In my quest to eat breakfast more regularly, I’ve discovered two things about myself: fruit-heavy breakfasts don’t really satisfy me and carb-heavy …

Spaghetti Squash Pesto Lasagna

Right before I went vegan, I made the best lasagna I had ever tasted. It was called Pesto Lasagna, and it contained eggs and three kinds of cheese. …

Mushroom and Tempeh Gumbo Recipe

Thanksgiving is about 2 weeks away, so I thought it was about time I posted an appropriate recipe. To me, this is “Thanksgiving Gumbo” because it …

Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup

<i>You can make this creamy, ridiculously easy, vegan broccoli soup two ways, curry spiced or savory.</i><p>For someone who has such definite opinions about …

Black-eyed Pea Chili with Quinoa and Corn

Happy New Year!<p>In my newsletter this week, I asked my subscribers what they would rather have, a new semi-healthy dessert recipe or a new black-eyed …

Roasted Cauliflower Bites with Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here. If you’re looking for a snack that you can eat without guilt while all of your friends and family are stuffing …

Black and Red Lentil Chili

This is probably the fastest chili I’ve ever made without using canned beans. The secret is black beluga lentils, which cook quickly and keep their …

Creamy Curried Kale and Chickpeas

I have an excellent recipe for you, as well as a special treat for all of you Loki fans.<p>Over spring break, my husband and I took our high school …

Beany Breakfast Sausage Patties

Though it’s said to be the most important meal of the day, breakfast has always been the most difficult meal of the day for me. Most mornings, I’m …

Benefits of Yoga: It Boosts Your Career!

Previous research has shown that regular aerobic exercise—even walking—can boost your brain’s performance. But unlike the benefits of aerobic exercise, which take a while to kick in, yoga has a pretty immediate effect on your mind—so you’ll feel it just 30 minutes after you say “Namaste,” says …

Yoga: Poses To Tone Your Butt

<b>Warrior III</b> Standing on one straight leg, lean forward with your chest until it is in line with your lifted back leg and parallel to the ground. Extend your upper chest and gaze forward as you flex your back foot, keeping your leg straight and all of your toes pointing down. Stay here or extend …

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …

Emmy Awards 2014: 15 Celebrities to Follow on Instagram

The Emmys, a.k.a. TV's biggest night, is almost here! While we'll have to wait until Monday night (Aug. 25) to see the talent walk the red carpet, …

The Six Beauty Products Penélope Cruz Can't Live Without

Oscar-winning actress and Lancôme spokeswoman Penélope Cruz loves a bad movie, is no stranger to bed-head, and isn't too shabby with scissors and a …

Can Artificial Insemination Save Endangered Species?

Wildlife<p>These Magellanic penguin chicks, hatched in May 2014, are the second group of penguins bred using artificial insemination at SeaWorld. The penguin on the right was the first penguin to be conceived using frozen-then-thawed semen. The two on the left were conceived using chilled semen. …