Kathy O'Rourke

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“Scientific 7-Minute Workout.” Is It Worth the Hype?

We Tried the “Scientific 7-Minute Workout.” Is It Worth the Hype?<p>David Tao<p>Fitness and science are inherently connected, and while a lab might seem …

Exercise

15 Vegan Salad Recipes to Serve When It’s Too Hot to Cook

We all have our ways of combating the summer heat. For some, lemonade (boozy or not) offers the only answer. And who can say no to an icy granita to keep the sweat at bay? But at lunch or dinner time, a refreshing salad that requires little to no cooking is the way to go. These 15 vegan salad …

Healthy Eating

Stop Screwing Up Your Pie Crust | MyRecipes

A quiche is like a frittata with a bit more pedigree and a lot more butterfat. You begin with a rich pie dough, then fill it to the brim with chopped …

10 of the Easiest Breakfasts for the Laziest Mornings

We all have those mornings when we wake up completely disinterested in starting the day. We hit the snooze button, pull the covers over our eyes, and …

9 High-Protein Sandwiches With No Meat

In the world of meal prep and healthy lunch ideas, the humble sandwich often gets overlooked. Which is a shame, because high-quality, 100-percent …

6 healthy eating rules you should always stick to

Spoiler: Eat more, look after your gut and occasionally indulge!<p>At a time where there seems to be so many rules and opinions regarding diet and …

11 Hummus Recipes That Will Make You Ditch Store-Bought for Good

Let’s be honest: Making homemade hummus sounds hard. Or rather, it’s hard to make hummus that’s equally as good as store-bought versions. But that …

The 7 Best Oils For Your Face And Body

We go to the pharmacy, take a walk down the beauty aisle, and notice plenty of skin, hair, and nail products derived from oil. Using oil is often …

A Workout to Help Tone Your Arms and Back For Strapless Wedding Gowns

If a strapless gown is in your future, or you're just trying to build some strength, we've got some at-home moves that'll mix up your regular routine and target all the muscles in your gorgeous arms. This five-move, five-minute routine strengthens, sculpts, and tones — and it even gets your heart …

Workouts

4 Seriously Underrated Ab Exercises

Knocking out sit-ups like it’s your job isn’t necessarily a bad thing — anything for progress, right? But it’s not the best way to build core …

The best Apple Watch apps

Whether you’re wearing the original Apple Watch, the Series 2, or the new Apple Watch Series 3 — which we say is the best smartwatch you can buy — …

Apps

5 Fundamentals To Better Golf

Some golfers hate practicing, but one thing I've learned is that the range — not the golf course — is where your swing gets better. You might be able to make small adjustments mid-round and play OK, but any real improvements come from practice. Let's say you've got at least 30 minutes once a week …

Our Best Tips for Baking with Frozen Puff Pastry

A box of frozen puff pastry is something of a miracle ingredient. If you've ever baked with it, you know exactly what I'm talking about. It puffs …

10 Vegetarian Ways to Eat Your Daily Protein

When I asked my coworkers what they know about protein, the first thing Lauren (a vegetarian) said was, "Everyone tells me that it's impossible to …

9 Healthy Taco Bowls for When You Want to Ditch the Shell

Tacos definitely make our top-five favorite foods list. But since they come in such tiny portions at restaurants, we like to host our own taco nights …

Healthy Eating

Why You Should Eat More Avocado

Here is some very good news for guacamole lovers everywhere: A new review of scientific literature suggests that eating avocado may help prevent …

Healthier Green Bean Casserole

To Make The Casserole:<p>Begin by preparing the onion topping. Then make the mushroom sauce.<p>While those are cooking, preheat oven to 375 degrees and …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

26 Insanely Useful iPhone Tips That You May Not Know About

There are so many features on the iPhone that I enjoy using such as 3D Touch, AirDrop, Night Shift, Widgets, and voicemail transcriptions. If you have been using an iPhone for a while, then you probably already know how to use most of the features. However, there are a number of features that are …

Apps

A Pantry-Clearing, Belly-Warming Lentil and Chickpea Soup

Two nights ago in preparation for the impending blizzard, my neighbor made a big pot of soup to share with friends. When she dropped it off, she told me it had become her favorite recipe for vegan lentil soup, noting, with a wink, that she always makes it with chicken stock.<p>My family devoured the …

35 Things You'll Regret Doing in Life

"Life is too short" is so cliché, but also so true. Not to sound morbid, but our days are limited and we never know when our time will be up. We tend to think we're invincible, especially when we're young and don't often live to the fullest because we don't think of the bigger picture. We let …

Employment

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How I Motivated Myself During My Darkest Times | Inc.com

Motivation is a daily struggle. We all have those mornings when it's cold and rainy, and all you want to is stay curled up in bed. Other times, we're just mentally and physically exhausted. Then there are the times when a disastrous and unexpected moment hits you so hard that everything becomes …

Are You Making These Common Baking Mistakes?

Professional pastry chef Buddy Valastro reveals nine frequent blunders made by home bakers and the reason why each misstep yields problematic results.<p>…

The Best Thing to Do with Your Leftover Rice

What's better than a big, comforting bowl of homemade rice pudding? Having that bowl in your lap in just about 20 minutes. And that's absolutely …

Hips Don’t Lie: 4 Drills to Unlock Your Stiff Hips

<b>The hip joint is one of the most mobile in the body, so why can’t you move yours?</b> Most people I know waste their time with:<p>Foam rolling<br>• Couch …

How to make Almond Crumble Cookies

Because of their symbolic meanings, certain dishes are eaten during the Chinese New Year. These lucky foods are served during the 16-day festival …

Dessert

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The Truth About Sugar

What’s good? What’s bad? How much sugar is too much? Here’s what the latest science says.<p>On a steep, wet hillside near the equator, two hands place …