Julie

21 Flips | 1 Magazine | 9 Likes | 12 Following | @Julie4ce8 | Keep up with Julie on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Julie”

This Unique Gin Is EU Protected and Made From Grapes, and You Need to Try It

The city of Mahón, capital of the Spanish Island of Menorca—and, according to many, the birthplace of mayonnaise (think: salsa Mahonesa)—is the only place Mahón gin, a particularly unusual, EU-protected-status spirit, can be crafted. Along with England’s Plymouth and Lithuania’s Vilnius, this gin …

Balearic Islands

A 4-step fat-burning routine you can do inside or outside with no equipment

Fat-burning exercise routines don’t have to take hours of work and acres of space, contrary to popular belief. In fact, short, intense workouts often burn more fat than long, extended (and let’s face it, sometimes boring) ones. Plus, you don’t even need a gym to make it happen. You just need enough …

Top 20 Bodyweight Circuits For Rapid Fat Loss

The most effective way to burn fat is a sound diet.<p>Period.<p>The second way (and close in effectiveness) is circuit training. Circuit training will suck …

Video: How to Make Incredible Japanese Mayonnaise

Japanese mayonnaise (and Kewpie brand in particular) is beloved worldwide for its delightful spreadability, savory flavor, and sunny …

The Great Common Core Textbook Swindle

Cheryl Schafer was a veteran math teacher by the time Common Core arrived in New York back in 2010. It was apparent to her almost immediately that …

Education

5 Weight-Lifting Moves That'll Help You Drop a Size (Or More)

Strength training isn't one-sex-fits-all. Sculpt muscle and drop pounds with this routine tailored for women.<p>Few things are clearer: If you want to torch calories, lower your body fat, and stay trim for life, you need more muscle. Yet rarely do I hear women talk about their success with weights. …

Weightlifting

Luscious Chocolate Icing

Makes 1 cup<p>Serve this icing spooned over cake or ice cream.<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup heavy cream<p>2 tablespoons hot espresso or very strong coffee<p>8 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate (do not exceed 61% cacao), chopped<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Heat cream in a small heavy saucepan over medium …

Dessert

Wedding Date Necklaces: 5 Chic Ways to Wear Your Wedding Date Around Your Neck

I like the idea of keeping your wedding date close to your heart. Here are five stylish necklaces that help you do just that.<p>We've seen this one, which Kaley Cuoco wears to commemorate her New Year's Eve wedding anniversary, but I don't think we've seen it in rose gold. (Yes, I know it's …

Weddings

Your Daily Guide to Getting in Shape This January

So, your New Year's resolution is to get in shape—for real, this time. You've joined the gym, you've bought some kickass running shoes; now, all you need is a game plan. And, here it is: We enlisted celebrity trainer and fitness enthusiast Lacey Stone to set up a daily schedule that starts January …

7 Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes Everyone Will Love

These decadent yet healthy dishes, from appetizers to dessert, will please everyone at the table—whether or not you eat wheat.<p>7 Gluten-Free …

Holiday Recipes

Aromatic Pork and Noodle Soup

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Vietnamese pho is built on a long-simmered and aromatic stock infused with charred ginger and onion, spices, and fish sauce, ladled over rice noodles and most commonly served with thin slices of beef. This is not that. We borrowed the technique of …

Recipes

HIIT Playlist: 10 Songs That Make Interval Training Easy

Take the HIIT approach to cardio by adding these alternating slow and speedy songs to your playlist for a fat-burning good time.<p>While it's easy to …

41 Gluten-Free Desserts That Won't Give You Flour FOMO

No gluten? No problem. You'll still love these desserts.<p>Whether you're gluten-free or not, these desserts will satisfy your sweet tooth. Honestly, you might not even notice that these cookies, cakes, and other treats don't have flour—they're <i>that</i> good.

The Absolute BEST Fall Soup You Will EVER Have!

Roasted Parsnip and Honey Crisp Apple Soup with a Cider Vinegar Drizzle and a Blue Cheese and Bacon Crumble<p>This recipe will change your mind about …

A Whiskey & Hot Cocoa Drink for a Crisp Fall Day

This morning there was a snap in the air that I hadn’t felt since the springtime. Not cold, but just another quickness to the day that it made me yen …

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 …

Best-Ever Potato and Leek Soup

This potato and leek soup from Andrew Zimmern is a riff on the classic vichyssoise and makes a large batch perfect for freezing.<p>Yes, I know, this is …

11 New and Recent Books for the Feminist Reader

Photo: Amazon<p>The feminist book canon grows larger and more diverse every day, and that's something to celebrate. Of course, classics like Betty Friedan's <i>The Feminine Mystique</i>, now out in a 50th anniversary edition; Simone de Beauvoir's <i>The Second Sex</i>; Arlie Hochschild's <i>The Second Shift: Working and</i> …

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 …

Workouts

Green Machine Smoothie