Gerry Tan

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3 Ways to Get a Good Night's Sleep (That You Haven't Tried Yet)

You know all the conventional advice: Keep a dark room and lay off the snooze button. But for the stubborn sleepers–the ones who would sooner give up …

Oatmeal, Walnut and Banana Bars Recipe

<b>Makes 10 bars</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 bananas, mashed (1 cup)<p>1/2 cup cream cheese, softened<p>2 cups rolled oats<p>1 cup chopped walnuts<p>1/3 cup dried cherries, …

Gone Girl

Here they are, in no particular order: the books we passed on to our closest friends, fought over at book club, lugged with us on every move and …

The 7 Potluck Dishes That Never Fail

Beloved doesn't have to equal boring. We've found the very best way to make the classics everyone loves.<p>The Supermarket Shortcut You Can Dress Up to …

3 DIY Lunches That Are Better Than Anything You Can Order In

On the totem pole of nighttime rituals, planning our lunches ranks on the low end. Just making a homemade dinner can be a feat in itself, so prepping …

Mac and Cheese Bites with Bacon and Mushrooms Recipe

Tip<p>How to Cook Bacon<p>Bacon is most commonly cooked on the stovetop or in the oven. If you’re opting for the former, start with a cold pan with the …

Cooking

101 Greatest Running Tips

Fitspiration for your feet, courtesy of our friends at Runner’s World

Marathons

Nights in Rodanthe

<i>Nights in Rodanthe</i> is a 2008 American romantic drama film. It is an adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' 2002 novel <i>Nights in Rodanthe</i>. The film stars …

20 Nutritious, Delicious + Kid-Approved Recipes

We obsess about how important healthy eating is for <i>us</i>, but there are a few other people who rely on you to keep them eating well, too… your children! Making sure kids eat what’s good for them can be difficult, since foods packed with nutrition don’t always please their tastebuds. But teaching kids …

Cooking

Natalie Morales's Boston Marathon Playlist

Use it to pump up your next race—or workout<p>On Monday, Natalie Morales—a <i>TODAY Show</i> host and lover of all things fitness—will run in the Boston Marathon as part of the show's "Shine A Light" series.<p>And luckily for us, Morales just shared the epic playlist that she'll be listening to during the race. …

Boston Marathon

7 Salad Dressings That Aren't Basic Vinaigrette

5 Yoga Poses for Amazing Arms

Do these moves for arms you can’t WAIT to show off<p>Yoga helps to calm the mind and spirit, but it also creates absolutely gorgeous arms! These 5 moves from the <i>Women’s Health</i> Big Book of Yoga by Kathryn Budig will help build strength in your upper back and shoulders without adding bulk. The result: …

Yoga

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

Muscle

Pancake Mix-Ins That Put All Other Breakfasts to Shame

Maybe you're a pancakes-every-weekend person and want to up your game. Perhaps you've written off the American classic as too sweet or heavy. Either …

12 Baked Eggs Recipes Worth Getting Out of Bed For

Your new favorite breakfast looks super fancy, but barely requires any cooking skills to pull off.<p>Saturday morning is the time to really have breakfast. It is not the day for scarfing down a granola bar or cereal out of a plastic cup at your desk. The weekend means it's time to do breakfast right. …

Healthy Baked Oatmeal Recipe with Fresh Fruit

I came up with this baked oatmeal recipe for my family a few weeks ago and I have been thinking about it non-stop ever since. Oh how I wish I could …

3 Salads That Will Make You Want to Skip the Entrée

The chef's dream: to pack her favorite flavors into a single mouthful. Her solution: main-course salads.<p>Photo: Jonny Valiant<p>Chicken, Black Bean and …

10 Genius Ways to Use a Muffin Tin

You may never use it to make muffins again.<p>Chances are, you use your muffin tin pretty infrequently—and probably only to bake muffins or cupcakes. But the pan is actually quite versatile; put it to good use with these creative ideas from some of our favorite food bloggers:<p><b>Whip Up Meatloaf …

Breakfast

Award-Winning Books You <i>Need</i> to Read

Suddenly there are a lot more gold-stickered covers at the bookstore. Here are our picks from the recent honorees, including a few surprises.<p>The …

7 Awesome Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Knock out muscle pain with the foam roller.<p>Aching muscles can last for days, so speed up your recovery by rolling them out. These seven exercises from <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i> only take 10 to 15 minutes. Grab a foam roller—like the LuxFit Premium High Density Foam Roller—and do them after a workout, …

Stretching

8 Genius Ways to Use Mason Jars In the Kitchen

<b>Make Pizza In a Jar</b><br>You can buy an entire pie's worth of pizza dough for less than the cost of some store-bought slices. The thing is, it's easy to overeat a homemade pizza when you bake an entire pie—especially when you're cooking for one. Try this smart trick from 1FineCookie.com to keep portions …

3 Great Breakfasts for Weight Loss That Are Actually Filling

Make them in advance so they're ready to go when you are.<p>We know, we know—slowing down to cook a meal can seem next to impossible between work, your social life, and everything in between. Grabbing a bagel or pastry in the morning is almost too easy—but here's why you should make the time to whip …

Breakfast

Be Your Own Personal Trainer: 4 Tips for Strength Training On Your Own

How to maximize muscle-building time—no giant trainer bill required<p>Six weeks ago, I decided I was ready to inch away from the cardio equipment and pump some iron. I signed up for my gym's six-week training camp program, ETC, so I could tone up and build up my strength-training self-confidence. (You …

Exercise

7 Packable Sandwiches That Put PB&Js to Shame

Just in case you can't remember the last time you used "excited" and "brownbag" in the same sentence…

9 Bar Cookie Recipes

We love a good cookie. What's even better? When said cookie comes in the shape of a bar and takes half the time and effort -- no scrambling to transfer hot cookies to a cooling rack, no messy portitioning of subsequent batches, no devastating cookie pangaea. It's a one-and-done, no-fuss …

10 Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Start Your Day Off Right

Do you ever feel that breakfast is the ultimate Catch-22? Without breakfast, we are not fully awake. But to prepare breakfast requires more than a …

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy

Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru