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9 Low-Carb Protein Bars Everyone on the Keto Diet Should Try — All on Amazon!

The keto diet is taking the fitness world by storm, and finding healthy food choices for it is getting easier by the day. Short for the ketogenic diet, this low-carb diet focuses on high-fat and moderate-protein foods, which ultimately helps burn fat. Whether you already practice the diet or want …

Ketogenic Diet

There's a Secret to Making Saltines Even Better

Shockingly enough, it involves butter<p>In a time of cracker and flatbread abundance, the pedestrian saltine gets short shrift. The grocery aisle teems …

Baking

10 Superfoods That Make the Best Smoothie Ingredients

Banana. Berries. Nut butter. Milk. Maybe a handful of greens, when you’re feeling the veggies. If your smoothie game has revolved around these core …

Nutrition

5 Ways To Get Rid Of Butt Acne

Keep that 🍑 smooth AF.<p>Talk about a (literal) pain in the butt: You can actually get acne on your booty. 😱<p>But “buttne” isn’t quite the same as the zits that pop up on your face—more like acne's annoying cousin. “Butt acne is usually not true acne, but rather folliculitis, which is a mild infection …

Skin Care

32 Easy Keto Recipes That'll Have You Set All Month Long

High-fat dishes for days.<p>It’s pretty much impossible to check your Pinterest (or Instagram, or Facebook) feed anymore without coming across a keto recipe—it seems like everyone and their mom is on a keto diet. But it can be hard to wade through all those recipes to see which you should actually …

Cooking

The 10 Best Poems According to a Professor Who Teaches the Best 100

The Collected Poems of A. E. Housman<p>If there is one poem on this list that you should memorize, it’s this one. A.E. Housman, pessimist, classicist and connoisseur of melancholy, was also one the greatest formal masters of his age. The elements he employs here are deceptively familiar: the rhymed …

Literature

5 Books To Read If You’re Missing "Game Of Thrones"

Five books set in worlds that are frozen over, and where that setting becomes central to each character's state of being.<p>I don't come from a place where it snows. I live in San Francisco, where it's basically the same temperature all year long — always mild, always temperate, with a hint of blue …

Books

7-Day, 1,200-Calorie Low-Carb Meal Plan to Lose Weight

Research suggests that eating a low-calorie, low-carb diet can help you lose weight. And while popular low-carb diets, like the ketogenic diet and …

Healthy Eating

Burn Fat and Build Muscle With Any of These 30-Minute Workouts

You don't need a full hour to get in a good workout. In fact, in just 30 minutes, you can torch calories, burn fat, and build muscle all at the same time. These workouts are a little bit of everything: cardio, strength training, HIIT, and bodyweight workouts. Instead of hitting play on another …

Exercise

Trying to Lose Weight? These 12 Tips Will Help You Naturally Feel Less Hungry

If you're trying to lose weight, you know you have to be in a healthy calorie deficit. But when you start reducing your calories, you can't help but feel hungry as you're adjusting to your new diet. Sound familiar? Not to worry. Max Lugavere, bestselling author of <b>Genius Foods</b>, has some useful …

Weight Loss

Want Stronger Arms? Halle Berry's Trainer Tells Us Her 10 Favorite Push-Up Variations

When it comes to Halle Berry's workout routine, we cannot get enough. She's shown us the various training modalities that she implements into her regimen, from boxing to meditation, and we've been dying to know what her favorite exercise is. POPSUGAR spoke to her trainer, Peter Thomas, and he …

Workouts

My New Favorite Sandwich Recipe for Office Lunches

Lunch is the hardest meal to make. Whether you're trying to get creative with your kid's lunch box, or are just trying to eat something a little more …

Healthy Eating

Crispy Chickpeas Are My Goes-On-Everything Dinner MVP

By Alex Delany<p>These simple crispy chickpeas are here to improve whatever you're making for dinner.<p>I’ve always wanted to be a renaissance man. Or whatever the less pretentious-sounding version of that is. You know, someone who excels in multiple fields, someone who is always surprising friends with …

Food

23 High-Protein Sheet Pan Dinners That Pretty Much Cook Themselves

I love cooking, but I hate doing dishes. Unfortunately the two go hand in hand, and unless you're a wizard who can zap away the mess, you kind of …

Sheet Pan

Quick and Dirty Strength and Cardio Circuit Workout

This strength and cardio circuit workout is perfect for those days when you want to work all the muscles in your body with a quick, efficient …

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

How This Fitness Editor Breaks A Sweat Before Work

Short on time? This trendy workout can still get it all in.<p>HIIT, or High Intensity Interval Training, is the latest buzz in workouts. It's designed around short bursts of exercise followed by rest, and researchers have shown that it gives you a great workout in no time flat. A complete workout can …

A (Mostly) One-Bowl Banana-Spice Cake With Plenty of Southern Charm

Whether or not you’ve ever actually had a piece hummingbird cake before, you’ve probably seen it on your favorite southern food blog. The quirkily named, cream cheese–slathered banana-spice cake with crushed pineapple and chopped nuts has been gracing the kitchens of southerners for …

Dessert

5 Dinner Salad Recipes Better than Your Restaurant Favorites

Slotting salad night into my family's weekly meal plan did not come easy in my house. It was a slow-won battle, and the key was showing my husband …

Food

The Best Instant Pot Recipes For Spring

Because, frankly, we've all had more than enough chili and stew by now.<p>Greetings, Potheads. The past six months have been prime Instant Pot season, haven’t they? The colder weather and holiday vibes hosted the perfect environment for the chilis and stews that the Instant Pot so gloriously executes. …

Cooking

The 8 Best Lower Ab Exercises for That Hard to Tone Spot

Build up your core with these expert-approved moves.<p>You’ve probably heard the saying, “abs are made in the kitchen.” But that's really only partly …

Tired of Stubborn Belly Fat? Here's What You Need to Ditch From Your Diet

Having a flat belly is the holy grail for both fitness junkies and the average Jane, but for most, it seems to be an unattainable goal. But it doesn't have to mean that you are stuck with your muffin top forever. In fact, there's a simple science behind acquiring a flat belly, and it doesn't …

Fitness

30 Spring Dinner Recipes You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

Dear soups, stews and casseroles: We’ve had a good run. But it’s springtime now, and that means we’re on to lighter and brighter meals. For starters, …

10 Tips for Better Sheet-Pan Dinners

By Anna Stockwell<p>If your sheet-pan dinners consist of a jumble of random ingredients, you need to read this.<p>A sheet-pan dinner—where everything is roasted all together on one rimmed baking sheet—is a weeknight go-to for us, and not just because it means less dishes to wash. The best sheet-pan …

Cooking

The Best Shoulder Workout To Reshape Your Arms

You totally have 30 minutes for this.<p>Whether you're looking forward to rocking a spring triathlon or the new halter in your closet, you're going to want your arms to be on point. And when it comes to a strong, sculpted upper body, focusing your training on your shoulders will give you the best bang …

8 sit-up alternatives for six-pack abs

1/<p>Forearm Planks<p>Planks are a functional and effective static, isometric strength exercise.<p>Place your elbows on the ground right underneath your …

According to the Experts, This Is How to Lose That Extra Weight and Keep It Off For Good

As the Summer months approach and it's time to shed those cozy layers, many of us feel a renewed incentive to lose body fat before it's time to debut our beach bodies. Although there's never a wrong time to trim body fat, it's crucial to always make sure we're doing so in a healthy manner. Rather …

Josh Katz’s recipe for shakshuka

Shakshuka means “a mixture” in Tunisian Arabic. I was first introduced to shakshuka by some Israeli travellers I met in Australia many moons ago. This recipe is as good on a cold night as it is for breakfast.<p><b>(Serves 4)<br>For the shakshuka:</b><b><br>2 tbsp olive oil</b><b><br>1 onion, peeled and finely chopped</b><b><br>2 garlic</b> …

Italian Food

Here's what comfort food looks like in 26 countries around the world

While we rely on food to sustain us physically, we also depend on it for its comforting properties; sometimes a dish just knows how to convey so much more than words ever could.<p>From greasy fish and chips in Great Britain to the lasagna-like moussaka in Greece, here are 26 comfort foods from around …

Classic Mexican Rice With Tomatoes and Peppers

This is an easy and tasty Mexican rice made with the addition of tomatoes and peppers. You probably have all of the ingredients in your pantry.<p>Feel …