Laura Nicolais

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Choose A Book And Read To Your Barber, He'll Take A Little Money Off The Top

Jozef Jason came to the Fuller Cut barbershop for one reason: the kid's mohawk. It's almost second-grade picture day, and he wants to look good. He hops up onto an antique swivel chair and asks his barber for the new 'do.<p>"It's high on the top and short on the bottom, and lines that go in a diagonal …

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The Best Post-Pilates Smoothie

Brooke Siler, author of The Women's Health Big Book of Pilates, shares her fave shake recipe<p>Life's all about balance…and so is this nutrient-dense shake. A mix of carbs, fat, and protein, it will keep you fueled the right way post-Pilates. Mix the following ingredients in a blender or food …

The Only 5 Juice Recipes You'll Ever Need

The founders of LA's Pressed Juicery release their first book and share their secret recipes with BAZAAR.<p>If you're cool and you live in LA—or your name is Jessica Alba, Madonna, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Nicole Richie or Emma Roberts—then you're probably a huge fan of the Pressed Juicery, a …

Talkin' 'Bout A (Vegan) Revolution

Unlike most good ideas, I decided to go vegan overnight. Over lunch, actually, 1:00 p.m. fast approaching my office desk, realizing I was on the …

Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

These chewy, coconut oatmeal cookies are bursting with chocolate chips (and they're vegan too!)<p><b>Notes:</b> You can purchase vegan chocolate chips online or look for high quality dark chocolate that doesn't contain dairy or animal products and then chop it into chunks. For example, Dandelion Chocolate's …

The New Treadmill Workout You HAVE to Try

Meet the newer, safer—but just as body-transforming—alternative to high-intensity interval training.<p>Amped-up Pilates reformers. Trampoline cardio. Underwater cycling. You can find fitness classes with all kinds of different bells and whistles right now—and new ones are popping up every day. In this …

8 Rules for Wearing White Makeup (and Looking Like a Total Bombshell)

Rock the white hot look in all the right ways

15 Guilt-Free Vegan Cookie Recipes to Try Baking

Vegan is one of our favorite words, especially when it comes to baking because it means less guilty desserts, cookie dough you can eat raw and maybe even cookies you can eat for breakfast (!!). Even if you don’t normally eat vegan food we think these cookie recipes will convince you to lose the …

Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup With Crispy Shiitake Chips Recipe

100% vegan cream of mushroom soup that's every bit as rich and satisfying as a cream-based version, with brighter flavor and a more mushroomy intensity.<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab: Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup With Crispy Shiitake Chips</b><p>Ingredients1/2 ounce dried porcini or morel mushrooms (optional)1 …

The Vegan Experience: Triple Garlic Pasta With Oven-Dried Tomatoes, Olives, and Bread Crumbs

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Building up a strong vegan pasta dish isn't all that different from building a non-vegan pasta dish. Here, the pasta is, of course, the star. The rest is just made up of a few supermarket staples—plum tomatoes, lots of garlic, olives, and bread …

Roasted Butternut Squash, Lime & Coconut Soup

Prep time<p>20 mins<p>Cook time<p>60 mins<p>Total time<p>1 hour 20 mins<p>This brightly colored vegan soup, with fragrant coconut fresh coriander (cilantro) and lime …

Carrie Underwood's Workout Moves for Miniskirt-Ready Legs

Carrie Underwood gives us a little leg envy. OK, a lot of leg envy. To get those incredible stems, Carrie works out with her longtime trainer, Erin Oprea, several times a week....

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 …

HOW TO: Whip Up Light and Creamy Vegan Avocado and Coconut Mousse

Need a healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth? Look no further than this nutritious and oh-so-creamy avocado and coconut mousse. Perfect for the …

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The Vegan Experience: 85 Great Vegan Recipes

GalleryThe Vegan Experience: 85 Great Vegan Recipes<p>The third annual Vegan Experience has come to a close, leaving us with another 25 recipes to bulk out our collection. From warming soups and light salads to greasy snacks and hearty mains, we've got a whopping total of 85 standout vegan dishes to …

Vegan "B.L.A.T."s: Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado, and Crispy Smoked Mushroom Sandwiches

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Welcome to the third year of The Vegan Experience! All month we're exploring the vegan lifestyle, from dining out to eating in, developing a slew of delicious recipes for vegan appetizers, snacks, and entrees along the way. For more posts in the series, check here!<p>More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips …

18 Vegan BBQ Recipes for Veggies + Carnivores at Your Barbecue

No matter which way you sauce it, BBQ has always been a meat eater’s game. Times are changing, though, as popular diets go mainstream (hey, Beyonce ;) and we’re more down to try new things. We’ve got the goods on all things vegan for some meat-free, dairy-free dishes at your 4th of July cookout — …

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