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This Simple Workout Was Crafted by a Fitness Trainer to Help You Lose Fat

If you want to burn fat, the best workouts involve a combination of strength training and high-intensity intervals. Personal trainer and strength coach Susan Niebergall adds, "Workouts don't have to be long and complicated. In fact, sometimes the shorter more intense workouts can turn out to be …

Workouts

9 Cult French Pharmacy Products Available on Amazon

It was my mother, who lived in France as a twenty-something, who first introduced me to French pharmacy skin care. When I started my own skin-care …

Skin Care

5 Easy Riffs on Our Most Magical Cookies

Eight Christmases ago, Barbara Reiss was stranded in New Orleans. She was there to celebrate the holiday with family and, as often happens in late December, there was a snowstorm, a big snowstorm, a really big snowstorm in New York where she lived. So she stayed put. And then something magical …

Dessert

The 7 Moves Tracy Anderson Swears by for a Perkier Butt

Score a firmer, rounder backside with these moves from Tracy Anderson.<p>Sure, a toned butt looks amazing in your cutoffs, but the benefits of a …

Workouts

Stop the Search: These Are the Best Korean Skincare Products You Can Buy

It's fair to say that when Charlotte Cho launched Soko Glam (her e-commerce site for Korean beauty products) in 2012, she was far ahead of the curve. …

Skin Care

The 14 Best Korean Beauty Products to Buy on Amazon

Korean beauty products are known for their gentle formulas, smart packaging designs, and high-quality ingredients that deliver great results. On top of all that, many of them come with an affordable price tag, so it's no wonder that many of the best K-beauty products have a cult following online, …

Skin Care

26 Dessert Recipes Made in an 8×8 Pan

Indulge away! These desserts are the perfect size for a sweet treat without a ton of tempting leftovers.<p>Blueberry Buckle with Lemon Sauce<p>This recipe …

Dessert

The Best Chocolate Souffle Torte Recipe

"This is my favorite favorite chocolate dessert! Since you are only using very few ingredients, make sure they are of the best possible quality - it …

Bausch & Lomb Lumify Eye Drops Review With Photos | Allure

When I tell you that I haven't gone a day in 10 years without using eye drops (maybe longer) I'm not just being hyperbolic. The obsession started when my eye doctor informed me I have what's known as blepharitis, a condition that sounds rather alarming but really just means my eyes get red and …

Gardening 101: Fleabane

Fleabane, <i>Erigeron:</i> “Dependable Daisy”<p>Why is fleabane such a favorite? As a garden designer, I admittedly have a go-to list of plants curated over …

Celebrate National Peanut Butter Cookie Day with this recipe

Peanut butter cookie fan? Today is your day. Celebrate National Peanut Butter Cookie day with one of our favorite recipes from the Buttery in Santa Cruz. The Buttery's take on peanut butter cookies — massive enough that you almost need two hands to hold them — is at once rich, sweet and perfectly …

I Tried Making Levain Bakery's Infamous Cookies and Here's What Happened

I Tried Making Levain Bakery's Famous Cookies and Here's What Happened<p>Can you replicate these amazing cookies from your own kitchen?<p>June 12, …

Dessert

This 10-Minute Yoga Flow Will Loosen Up Your Tight Hips

Sky Ting Yoga’s Chloe Kernaghan demos moves to release tension in your pelvis.<p>Stuck in front of a computer all day? Spending too much time parked in …

Yoga

All You Need Is a Mat and 25 Minutes to Complete This Total Body Boot Camp Workout

Prepare to sweat.<p>Devan Kline, founder of Burn Boot Camp, and Beth Williams, a franchise partner and personal trainer, stopped by our offices to show …

Workouts

It's a Bodyweight Workout You Can Print and Do Anywhere — No Excuses!

There are so many ways to strength train — dumbbells, barbells, med balls, kettlebells — and we like them all. But bodyweight workouts are perfect for doing anywhere since you don't need any equipment they turn your body into a gym. We created this bodyweight workout to help you bust through any …

Workouts

Fudgy Dark Chocolate Cake

This fudgy dark chocolate cake is the best fudge cake recipe ever! So decadent, so fudgy and fluffy – the ideal one-bowl dessert! It is so easy and …

This Gooey Caramel Sauce Has A Secret, Protein-Packed, Blood-Sugar-Balancing Ingredient

<i>It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with chickpeas. We use them for quick and easy dinners and even deep-dish chocolate cookies—but we’ve never seen</i> …

Edible Landscaping - Edible of the Month: Elderberry

Clusters of black elderberries ripen in midsummer. They can be used for making jams, jellies, pies, and wine.<p>Elderberries are one of the easiest and …

12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

Workouts

Super Soft & Moist Chocolate Yogurt Cake Recipe

This chocolate yogurt cake is really delicious! The combination of chocolate and yogurt makes this cake the perfect moist cake that you will love! …

Dessert

20 Classic Hungarian Recipes You Need to Try

Hungarian cuisine uses native ingredients in delicious ways. Here are the best-loved Hungarian recipes that would make any nagyanya (grandma) …

Food Preservation

10 No-Knead Bread Recipes You Can Make With 10 Ingredients or Less

Requiring few ingredients and no kneading at all, these recipes are perfect for the beginner baker.<p>No-knead breads have been around for thousands of …

Let’s get something out of the way immediately. I love cookies. Always have, always will. I prefer cookies rather than candy or any other sweets …

19 Delicious and Healthy Summer Salads That Are Anything but Boring

Wave goodbye to limp lettuce leaves, watery cucumber, and tasteless tomatoes. These Summer salads are anything but dull, putting tasty twists on a …

Country Women's Association's beer cake and pavlova roll recipes

The Country Women’s Association is well known for its members’ desserts and baking. A new cookbook of country classics includes many favourites, such as Billie Trethowan’s beer cake and Anita Knight’s pavlova roll.<p>Beer cake<p>250g butter<br>4 cups self-raising flour<br>4 eggs<br>1 cup caster sugar<br>1 cup mixed …

Dessert

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Nutrition

Biscotti Recipe

"This is a simple, no frills biscotti. My friend at work gave this recipe to me. It's quick, easy and one of my favorite Italian cookie …

Banoffee Bars Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A cross between a millionaire's shortbread recipe and a banoffee pie, these gooey bars are quite sweet but balanced out by the buttery shortbread crust and sprinkling of sea salt. —Posie (Harwood) Brien<p><b>Makes: one 9" square pan</b><p><b>For the shortbread base</b><p>3/4 cup (170 grams) unsalted butter, …

Molasses Sugar Cookies Recipe

"These are a wonderful chewy spice cookie. They are drop cookies that keep very well. I make them at the beginning of the holiday season and they …

Tahini Shortbread Cookies

Very simple to make, these cookies are everything in one bite: buttery and crunchy yet tender.<p>Prep: 30 minutes<p>Total: 5 hours<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 1/4 sticks (5 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature<p>3/4 cup confectioners' sugar<p>1 cup tahini<p>1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1/2 cup …