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This Honey Lemon Chicken Will be Your Go-To on Busy Nights

<i>The following post was originally featured on RecipeTin Eats and written by Nagi Maehashi.</i><p>This rarely happens, and it usually only lasts 24 hours, but I can officially say: I'm cooked out. Between cooking for Easter both in real life and for RecipeTin Eats, ploughing full steam ahead on my <b>Stir Fry</b> …

Recipes

How Instagram Fitness Star Brittany Perille Yobe Maintains the Roundest Butt Ever

👉 🍑<p>Brittany Perille Yobe launched her Instagram account in 2013 to share photos of her chiseled core in the morning, when she thinks her abs look best. But now that she's acquired 708,000 followers and counting, she may be even more famous for her butt and the hardcore workout videos she posts to …

7 Alternative Grains and Seeds to Incorporate into Your Diet

Filling and simple to cook, rice is a food staple in many cultures around the world. Yet, it's just one of the many grains and seeds that are an …

Nutrition

Science Has Good News for People With Red Hair

You'd better think twice before you pick on a ginger.<p>First off, red hair and freckles are beautiful. Second, it's mean to pick on people, you jerk. …

Hair

How to Defunk Your Smelly Gym Clothes

Even the most high-tech workout gear can trap sour-smelling bacteria. Here’s how to stem the stench<p>Little-known fact: Your sweat doesn’t stink. It only turns sour when it mingles with the bacteria on your skin.<p>And while the new performance fabrics do a great job at wicking sweat away from your …

This $499 magic mirror could make you fitter than ever

Anyone who's ever tried to lose more than a few pounds knows the harsh raw power of the bathroom mirror and the bathroom scales. For some of us, …

A Cookbook for People Recovering From Eating Disorders

Francesca Baker's 'Eating & Living' isn't your average cookbook.<p>As someone who has experienced an eating disorder herself, UK-based writer Francesca Baker knows how difficult it can be to make choices about food while recovering. Healing has to happen not only in your body, but in your relationship …

20-Minute Barre Routine to Isolate Hard-to-Target Muscles

If you're new to barre, look no further than this workout. Ballet dancers have amazing bodies (ahem! Misty Copeland) and these types of exercises …

Exercise

Here's Proof Mental Illness Is Not Someone's Fault

Let's set the record straight, shall we?<p>You wouldn't tell someone with cancer to just "get over" their illness, so why aren't people with mental health disorders afforded the same courtesy?<p>A common plague of mental health stigma is the idea that the disorders are a fallacy that's "all in a person's …

The 15-Minute Core-Carving Complex

Burn fat fast and shrink your middle with this brand-new MetCon workout from Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>A complex is one of my favorite metabolic conditioning weapons.<p>It works like this: You perform a series of exercises back-to-back with zero rest—and you never put down the weight. It’s one of …

7 Exercises For a Strong and Stunning Midsection

Core training is always a hot topic. If we're honest, we all want that toned midsection for Summer, and from a health perspective, a strong core is vital. Especially as we get older and especially if we're stuck at a desk all day. Posture, balance, lower back health — they all relate to the …

How to Gain Muscle and Lose Fat at the Same Time

In bodybuilding, there is a common belief that it is impossible to gain muscle and lose fat at the same time. Many bodybuilders believe that you …

7 relatable fitness bloggers who will build you up

It's intimidating to step into the world of fitness blogs. There don't seem to be many bloggers who represent the majority of us: beginners, perhaps …

Fitness

16 books that every introvert should read

There's nothing better than a storyline that really speaks to you, so we rounded up 16 books with themes and characters that introverts will really appreciate.<p>Read on for literature real introverts need to read.

The Surprising Secret Ingredient That Will Make Your Cake Taste a Million Times Better

This oil substitute makes for one decadent chocolate dessert.<p>A Kansas City chef believes he's found the key to what he calls "chocolate nirvana." Hint: It involves a condiment usually reserved for sandwiches.<p>In a recent column for the <i>Kansas City Star</i>, Jasper J. Mirabile Jr., the second-generation …

8 No-Equipment HIIT Moves You Can Do in 30 Seconds

Pencil Squat<p><i>Targets shoulders, abs, butt, inner thighs, calves</i><p>Stand with feet together, arms extended overhead.<br>• Jump feet shoulder-width apart and …

Workouts

These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

Alex Silver-Fagan's Fast-And-Dirty Circuit Workout

Women start their path to fitness for all kinds of reasons—sometimes the wrong ones—but often discover their true motivation later in the journey. …

Workouts

Why You're Actually Too Embarrassed to Exercise

Embarrassment is one of the top reasons Americans don't work out (along with the lack of time, inability to exercise effectively, and lack of enjoyment of fitness).<p>When I weighed 300 pounds, joining a gym was one of the most difficult (but rewarding) actions I had to take on my personal weight loss …

Attention Fellow Introverts: It's Time to Stop Beating Ourselves Up

I crave time alone even when I'm lonely.<p>A few years ago, my best friend of over a decade called me and I chose not to answer. We were living in different states and hadn't seen each other in months; in his voicemail, he was crying. How had I not known something was wrong? When I called back, he …

Psychology

Tone up fast! 5 sculpting moves to get ready for Valentine's Day

The day of love is almost upon us! Regardless of what your plans are this Valentine’s Day, feeling like a bombshell is a must, and loving yourself is non-negotiable.<p>That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, we want you to love every inch of your gorgeous body. And what better way to remind yourself of …

Workouts

What If Your Anxiety or Depression Is Actually "DDD"?

An increasingly common psychological disorder called depersonalization may be going undiagnosed.<p><b>This article originally appeared in the April 2007 issue of ELLE.</b><p>There are many analogies Sandy Gale uses to describe her affliction: It's as if she is separated from others by an invisible barrier, as …

Want to get serious about fitness? Quit your gym

Some people go to the gym all the time. Good for them. This article is addressed to the people who struggle, who don't go as much as they think they …

These Single-Serve Recipes Will Make Your Life Easier

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Food

Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

"These cookies are the pinnacle of perfection! If you want a big, fat, chewy cookie like the kind you see at bakeries and specialty shops, then these …

Perfect Chocolate Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This cake is ideal for a simple layer cake for birthdays and parties, but is also delicious on its own without frosting.<p>Adapted from Hershey's. —Posie (Harwood) Brien<p><b>Makes: two 8-inch layers</b><b><br>Prep time: 30 min</b><b><br>Cook time: 35 min</b><p><b>For the cake:</b><p>2 cups sugar<br>• 1 3/4 cups flour<br>• 3/4 cup cocoa (not …

Dessert

7 Healthy Cookies You Should Definitely Eat for Breakfast

With holiday baking in full swing, it's hard to avoid sneaking a cookie for breakfast from time to time. That's totally acceptable this time of year, …

Ready for holiday baking? Try these cookie recipes

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Chewy Chocolate Ginger-Molasses Cookies Recipe | PBS Food

Ingredients<p>7 ounces best-quality semisweet chocolate<br>• 1 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<br>• 1/2 cup packed dark-brown sugar<br>• 1 …