Lauren Block

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13 Refreshing No-Bake Desserts to Beat the Heat

In the midst of a summer heat wave, the last thing I want to do is turn on my oven to bake. But a sweet tooth knows no season, and all those picnics and barbecues you're bound to attend this summer call for shareable treats. If you're looking for something that goes beyond a melty tub of Breyer's, …

Dessert

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

Workouts

Sweat It Out with the Tone It Up Girls for a Bombshell Bod

This routine from Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn's new book will help you sculpt every inch (fast!) and gain the swagger to wear that 'kini with confidence.<p>Summer's here, which should be reason to celebrate (flip-flops! barbecues! rosé!). Yet for many women, the season is often overshadowed by two …

Workouts

27 Fat-Burning Ab Exercises (No Crunches!)

Abdominal exercises to burn fat, flatten your belly, and strengthen your core.

Mint Chip Ice Cream Cake

20 Servings<p>Don't be intimidated by homemade ice cream cake—this mint recipe is worth the effort.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 1/2 cups cake flour<p>1/2 teaspoon baking powder t<p>1/2 teaspoon kosher salt<p>11 large egg whites<p>1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar<p>1 3/4 cups sugar<p>10 …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

A 10-Move Workout You Can Do In 10 Minutes (Video)

Here’s a great, effective and quick full-body routine you can do anywhere! No equipment or gym required, just a mat for comfort. Make sure to check …

15 Creative Ways to Use Brownie Batter

Pop Quiz: What’s even better than regular brownies? Answer: Brownie batter, of course! We are definitely guilty of licking the bowl clean. You too? That’s what we thought ;) When your next chocolate craving strikes, check out the brownie-inspired treats on this list. From smoothies to cheesecake, …

Dessert

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

Tiramisu Brownies

Tiramisu Brownies<p>Author: April | Food n' Focus<p>Ingredients<p>12 oz dark chocolate chips<br>• 16 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature<br>• 1-1/4 cup …