Diane Ciccone

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11 Vegan Cookout Recipes for a Meat-Free BBQ

While the Fourth of July means something a little different to each of us, there’s one thing we all celebrate with equal vigor: the food. There’s …

Cooking

How to grill avocados like a pro

When it comes to grilling, it’s time to let your favorite healthy fat (avocado, of course) get in on the action. The mild flavors get taken to new …

Recipes

Sweet Potato Salad With Black Beans and Avocado

In a large pot, boil sweet potatoes in salted water until fork-tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and cool sightly.<p>In a bowl, stir together yogurt, …

Food

Glute, Hip, and Thigh Exercises for Strength

Leg Extensions<p>The leg extension is a simple, classic exercise targeting the quadriceps muscles. This exercise is great for anyone who needs to …

Workouts

19 Aquafaba Recipes That Prove Chickpea Water Is Not As Gross As It Sounds

Aquafaba: It sounds like some kind of luxury skin lotion, a new water sport, or a couture swimsuit brand.<p>Actually, it’s a bit less fancy—but so much …

Vegan

Grab Your Dumbbells For This Trainer's Quick (but Killer) Legs and Butt Workout

There's nothing we love more than a killer booty workout that's quick yet efficient. Fitness blogger and trainer Stefanie Williams blessed Instagram with a simple home workout that fires up the lower body with just two dumbbells and three moves. The sequence combines strength training with some …

Workouts

Vegetarian Chickpea Tacos Recipe

"Quick healthy tacos that the kids will go crazy for. Use this mixture as you would taco meat in taco shells or tortillas. Add desired toppings and …

These 75 Vegan Breakfast Recipes Will Have You Saying "Is It Morning Yet?"

From tofu and veggies to protein smoothies to overnight oats, here are over 75 recipes to satisfy your morning cravings. They'll make you realize that breakfast really is the most<p>importantdelicious meal of the day. All of these recipes are under 400 calories, are completely vegan, and are full of …

Recipes

4 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie Recipes You Should Make This Week For A Flat Stomach

We love making smoothies! They’re a great way to get protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory benefits in one pretty glass – all things you want to keep …

Nutrition

Pre-Ride Yoga Warm-Up - Monthly Yoga with Abi

I'm an idiot. Yesterday I went to the gym. I was tired, I wasn't concentrating and it's hot here in Bali so I lazily skipped my usual warm-up. In …

A Bodyweight Ab Workout From Simone De La Rue You Can Do Anywhere

If you're looking to shape up your core and tone your abs, we've got just the workout for you. Simone De La Rue, celebrity trainer who's known for her chiseled abs, recently posted a bodyweight ab workout that you can do anywhere — gym, living room, even on the sidewalk. And, lucky for all of us, …

I Was Warned This Natural De-Bloating Elixir Was "Very Serious"—So I Tried It

"De-bloating," "all-natural," "overnight": These three phrases are individually very appealing to any health-and-wellness guru, but when strung …

Start from 0! This low-impact workout is perfect for beginners

Want to start working out but have no idea where to start? This workout is for you!<p>If you want to start exercising, but have no idea where to begin, this is the workout for you. It's low-impact and suitable for beginners of all ages.<p>This three-circuit routine will target your entire body. Circuit …

7 Vegan Breakfast Recipes You Haven't Tried Before

We do everything and anything to make mornings tolerable. From coffee pots that brew on their own to alarm clocks that simulate a sunrise, we take …

17 Creamy Desserts That Are Actually Dairy-Free

Even though I generally prefer savory to sweet, I have a real soft spot for creamy desserts. A pint of ice cream has no chance of survival around me …

25 Vegan Recipes That Won't Mess With Your Weight-Loss Goals

If you're vegan, you know that if you don't meal plan ahead of time, it's very easy to fall into the pasta-and-tomato-sauce trap. Once that happens, any and all weight-loss goals go totally out the door. Healthy veganism is about focusing on whole foods with plenty of vegetables and plant-based …

Healthy Eating

If You Want to Slim Your Waist, These Are the 13 Best Side Plank Variations

You can skip the crunches because plank is one of the most effective core-carving poses. But don't forget to spend a little time on your obliques by adding these side plank variations to your strength-training routine.<p>Begin by lying on your side. Bring your right elbow directly under your right …

Workouts

5 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie Recipes You Should Try To Lose 5 Pounds Fast

Maybe you don’t always want to sit down to a cooked meal — especially at breakfast time when you’re already rushing around and trying to get out the …

14 Vegan Breakfast Recipes With 7 Ingredients or Fewer

These simple vegan breakfast recipes are going to revolutionize your morning routine. They each have just seven main ingredients, so you can whip …

Breakfast

How to Make a Yummy, Anti-Inflammatory Morning Drink to Start the Day Off Right

Whether you’re sticking to a strictly anti-inflammatory diet or you’re just looking to detox a bit, this morning drink has got you covered. Studies …

Recipes

7 Free Streaming Workouts That Take Less Than 20 Minutes

Maybe you don’t have time to make it to the gym for a full workout. Maybe you’re super tired and kind of unmotivated and all you can manage is a …

Exercise

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Best Vegan Recipes To Celebrate Black History Month

This is my collection of the <b>Best Vegan Recipes To Celebrate Black History Month</b>, they are full of flavor and will be a hit at your next family meal. …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

You Can Do This Trainer's Bodyweight Ab Workout Anywhere — No, Seriously, Anywhere

When you're short on time and don't feel like dragging yourself to the gym, thanks to online trainer Anna Victoria, you can now squeeze in an ab workout wherever you are — no equipment needed! With over 1.3 million followers on Instagram, Anna is a trustworthy source when it comes to accessible, …

Workouts

This Trick Works Every Time for Crispy Tofu

No matter how you drain it or press it, tofu is a fickle thing. Especially when you want it to have a crisped exterior and flavor-packed interior. Deep frying it will do the trick, but doing that at home isn’t always possible (or safe), and many of us are trying our darnedest to stick to our …

Recipes

Six steps to younger looking skin with simple facial yoga workout

Fancy lifting, firming and smoothing your skin for zero cost? A simple facial yoga workout has been shown to turn back time the natural way.<p>Imagine …

This Brilliant Vegan Pasta Swaps Avocado for Eggs!

Avocados are not only an excellent source of heart-healthy mono-unsaturated fats (the good kind of fats), but they’re also a super versatile ingredient that makes for a good substitution to butter, oil, and eggs when it comes to baking. So I thought, why not try making a vegan pasta dough using …

Food

The hottest new workouts you can stream from the cozy comfort of your own home

Thanks to the brave new world of on-demand sweat sessions, playing hooky from your IRL workout class is no biggie. And hallelujah for that, since the …

12 Stretches to Help Relieve Tight Shoulders

It’s important that you stretch your shoulders regularly to loosen and strengthen the muscles. Releasing tension in your body can improve your …