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The Ultimate HIIT Bodyweight Workout For Weight Loss

Whether you're new to HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts, or you've been doing them for years, here's a basic bodyweight HIIT workout you can do anywhere. You don't need any equipment to get in an amazing, heart-pumping, muscle-building workout!<p>This 20-minute HIIT workout involves 10 …

Eight Great Homemade Veggie Burgers

Everyone should have a great veggie burger recipe in their repertoire, and the good news is there are infinite ways to go about it. A base of …

30 Apple Dessert Recipes for National Apple Month

From iconic apple pie to more inventive granita, these incredible apple desserts are fresh, comforting and impossible to resist.

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

12 Vegan Dinner Recipes to Fall in Love With This Fall

It’s here — the time of year we all have a mini freak out over the fact that summer produce is disappearing from markets shelves as if corn and zucchini are the <i>be all end all</i> of veg-based dishes. But, may we remind you that there is a *whole* other slew of produce we love and crave on the way, like …

The Tahini Dressing On This Ottolenghi-Inspired Salad Has A Secret

<i>Recipes can bring you back to a place you dream of, from childhood to a far-flung locale. We partnered with Hellmann's Canada to share a simple, inspired dish from food and prop stylist Miranda Keyes—one that harkens back to her time in London. (Psst: It's simple enough for weeknight family</i> …

Blueberry Chutney Recipe

This fabulous recipe for Blueberry Chutney is perfect as a sandwich spread (especially with ham), and is also wonderful warmed and served over cream …

The Best Exercise to Do If You Have Tight Hips

Loosening up your hips with wall squats is key to avoiding injuries<p>The squat is a basic fundamental movement, but it can be hard to perform one properly if you don't have good hip mobility. Not only are you at risk for injuries if you're not doing them correctly, but you're making the exercise …

An 8-Move Barre Workout for Your Butt and Thighs

Sit, squat, run, stand, walk—your butt and thighs definitely get a workout during your everyday life, but what about those smaller muscles? You're …

Workouts

45-Minute Calorie-Torching Tabata Workout

This 45-minute workout is one of our hardest, but Equinox Tabata instructor Raneir Pollard's infectious energy will inspire you to push past your limits. Tabata is a form of HIIT (high-intensity interval training) that alternates between 20 seconds of intense bursts of work and 10 seconds of rest …

22 Cheat Sheets For Anyone Who Wants A Bigger Butt

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for putting more junk in that trunk.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has previously reported, your butt is made up of three glute muscles — the gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, and gluteus maximus — which are covered with a layer of fat. So getting that bun definition is …

Grilled Broccoli with Avocado and Sesame

4 servings<p>Broccoli can take more heat on the grill than you might think; it won’t taste burnt unless you actually set it on fire.<p>June 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pickled Jalapeños<p>½ cup white balsamic vinegar or unseasoned rice vinegar<p>¼ cup dry white wine or water<p>3 tablespoons sugar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt<p>3 …

Just 21 Of The Best Documentaries You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

There's seriously something for everyone.

The 7 Most Effective Bodyweight Exercises You Can Do

Even if you don't pay monthly dues at the gym or have a dedicated workout area at home, you still have the only tool you need to get in the best shape of your life: your own body. Doing bodyweight movements, like squats and push-ups, during high-intensity interval training (HIIT), is a …

The No-Mayo Coleslaw Recipe Coming Soon to All Your Picnics and Barbecues

A few weeks ago, while clearing out my pantry, I found a package of udon noodles, likely purchased on a whim months ago and swallowed by my cupboard shortly thereafter. Without a recipe in mind, I turned to Google and came across an udon noodle salad on Epicurious, (originally from <i>Self</i> magazine). …

Don't Underestimate the Mini Cast-Iron Skillet

The adorably tiny cast-iron skillet is the pan I reach for every day.<p>It’s never been the wasted greens or performative melancholy that’s bothered me about “cooking for one.” It’s the idea that what you’re doing requires a caveat: <i>this is just a junior varsity effort, something to fool around with</i> …

An Upper-Body Yoga Flow That Will Take Your Practice to the Next Level

When you practice yoga regularly, you hit a point when you want to get to the next level, whether it be mastering an arm balance or perfecting your …

Yoga

Recipe: Banana, cardamom and pistachio bread

Cardamom and pistachio give a modern spin and a bit of crunch to the best way of using up spotty brown bananas. Ground cardamom can be bought online. …

30 *Totally* Impressive Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

For some, the idea of cooking from scratch sounds like a nuisance; why waste time making your own sauces, spices, and spreads when you can grab them ready-made at the store? But more people are taking the homemade route these days, and we encourage you to give it a go. Salad dressing is an easy …

Healthy Eating

Leopard Plants

<b>Leopard Plants in Botanical Nomenclature:</b><p>When establishing a plant's taxonomy, we use a genus name, a specific epithet and a cultivar name (if any). …

21 Cheat Sheets For Getting Superhero Abs

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for people who want a shredded midsection.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has reported, getting those abs to pop is about way more than doing a zillion crunches, or even lightly keeping an eye on your diet. It's actually a lot more labor-intensive, requiring most people …

Tofu Binagoongan

<i>This Tofu Binagoongan has all the goodness of the classic Binagoongan but none of the fat… all delicious, all healthy.</i>It was another meatless …

Food

pistachio cake

<b>Heat oven:</b> To 325 degrees F. Line the bottom and long sides of a loaf pan with a sling of parchment paper. Coat paper and exposed short sides of loaf …

16 non-boring salad recipes to whip up this spring

As warmer weather and fresher produce start sprouting up, so do salad cravings. Tempting greens and veggies at the farmers market may once again make …

Healthy Eating

15 Shakshuka Recipes for Breakfast or Dinner

If you’re a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of person who doesn’t like to plan out meals, then eggs are probably a constant in your kitchen. Whether they’re for a protein-filled breakfast or a last-minute dinner, eggs are a total lifesaver AND budget friendly . Since you’ve met your monthly …

Tahini Chocolate Banana Soft Serve

I’m sure by now you’ve tried the 1-ingredient magic that is banana “soft serve” ice cream?If not, you must. It’s just frozen, ripe bananas whirled …

SoftServe

12 Under-Recognized, Badass Women Who Changed the World

“Well-behaved women seldom make history.” The phrase probably makes you think of Marilyn Monroe or Eleanor Roosevelt, both of whom have been credited with the words (usually written in calligraphy across a coffee shop wall or posted on Instagram when their birthdays roll around). It has become a …

18 empowering quotes about women that will make you feel like a badass

Even though we’re a week away from April 1st, that doesn’t mean we have to stop celebrating Women’s History Month. Every month is our month; every …

10 lunches to make for work without actually cooking ANYTHING

You know the scene: You <i>tried</i> to get up early enough to make a filling, healthy lunch for work, but then your dog got sick, or your kid had a …

13 Vegetarian Dinner Recipes That Have Us Screaming “Yes, Peas!”

A lot of us take great pride in visiting farmers’ markets and eating the seasons. If that sounds like you, then you’ve already been digging around for your prized asparagus-centric dinners and rhubarb recipes. There is just something incredibly uplifting about buying fresh, supporting local, and …