Jen Monaco

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10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

Breakfast

Potato Salad with 7-Minute Eggs and Mustard Vinaigrette

8 Servings<p>Egg salad and potato salad: Unite! We like how the still-soft yolks dress the salad, but you can cook the eggs a minute or two longer if you like them more set.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ pounds new or baby Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed<p>4 large eggs, room temperature<p>1 teaspoon mustard seeds<p>…

Key Lime Pie, Meet Meringue

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Get a little tropical with some Key lime pie—because summer is just around the corner.</i><p>I love a good …

11 In-Your-Face Baked Potatoes

<i>Pictured: Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes recipe from CHOW</i>You love baked potatoes, right? Of course you do. From nutritious, veggie-packed plate fillers …

Sweet Potatoes

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.<p>1. …

If You Love Starbuck's Cranberry Bliss Bars, You NEED to Check Out This Healthy Alternative

Get your bake on with this easy recipe.<p>If you start your day with one of those delish Cranberry Bliss Bars from Starbucks and are craving another by 3 p.m., we feel you. The good news? There's no need to give up your morning or afternoon treat; just switch it up to this healthier recipe brought to …

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

Weekend Challenge: Medicine Ball V-Up

Hello, abs of steel!<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness</i> …

5 Moves for Toned Arms and Shoulders

Five moves to firm your upper bod<p>It may not feel that way just yet, but spring is right around the corner—and that means short sleeves, bathing suits, and generally showing off those glorious shoulders of yours. This five-move circuit contours your arm and shoulder muscles for a sexy …

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? …

The Under-200-Calorie Red Velvet Cupcake of Your Dreams

Consider this our Valentine's Day gift to you<p>Between candy hearts, truffles, and chocolate-covered everything, Valentine’s Day can be a calorie-fest of epic proportions. Luckily, we found something a little more waistline-friendly from Anjali Shah, certified health coach and the genius behind the …

Weekend Challenge: Overhead Dumbbell Squat

You can definitely handle this move<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve</i> …

Hearst Magazines

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15-Minute Workout: Core Exercises

Hit your muscles from all angles with this routine to sculpt a tight, sexy midsection.<p>Hitting your muscles from all angles is the absolute best way to sculpt a tight, sexy midsection.<p>If your abs routine consists of crunches, crunches, and more crunches, you may still have some jiggle around the …

5 New Lunges to Try, STAT!

Your basic lunges aren’t cutting it anymore<p>Just like you shouldn't eat the same foods at every meal, you shouldn't do the same old lunges every time you work out. Sure, they're convenient and easy, but so is fast food—and you know that doesn't do your body any favors. So the next time you hit the …

The (15 Minute) Belly Blasting Workout

Even women who are otherwise slender and fit can end up with a belly pooch due to underworked lower abdominal muscles. This workout will tap into the deep abdominal muscles—the transverse abdominis—that pull in your waistline like a corset. Do these moves one after another with no rest in between. …

Weekend Challenge: Reverse Lunge with Front Raise

Tone your tummy and butt in a single move!<p><i>Join the</i> Women’s Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and</i> …

The 10-Minute Total-Body Toning Circuit

You definitely have time for this heart-pumping workout<p>Each of these exercises works multiple muscle groups for an efficient total-body routine, with some extra emphasis on the upper thighs, an area some people want to give a little more love. To increase the cardio burn, do as many reps as you can …

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, …

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

Baked Beet Chips Recipe

Got the munchies? Chomp on these healthy (and tasty) chips<p>Maybe beets aren't your favorite—but we're willing to bet you've never had them like this. Chow down and change your mind (and thank us later.)<p><b>How to make them:</b> Preheat oven to 350°F. Peel 3 medium uncooked beets and cut into thin slices. …

Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Get lean legs and a tight butt<p>Perform this legs and butt workout once or twice a week: Starting with the first exercise, slowly complete five reps (it should take about 10 seconds per rep: five up, five down). Continue until you've done every exercise. Do two to four total circuits, switching sides …

Vegetarian Cheesesteak Sandwich

Less than 1 hour<p>2<p>10 Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil, divided<br>• 1 pound button mushrooms, sliced<br>• 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced<br>• 1/2 yellow onion, …

Recipes

Kale Competitors: How Do Other Greens Stack Up?

<i>By Keri Gans for U.S. News</i><p>These days, hardly a day goes by that I don't read something promoting kale as a nutritional powerhouse. Recipes that include kale are popping up all over the place, making you wonder how we survived without it.<p>To be honest, I don't love kale. It tastes bitter to me. But …

3 Light-as-Air Recipes for National Lemon Meringue Day

Today is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day—if you were ever looking for a natural excuse to whip up something fluffy and lemony, this is it!<p>And here are some inspirations for you to get cooking: healthy variations on traditional lemon meringue, which usually uses relies on lots of eggs to get those …

The Best New Exercises for Women

Discover the best workout for women that you're not doing<p>The Best New Exercises (for every part of a woman's body!)<p>There's a popular saying among fitness experts: "The best exercise is the one you're not doing." The take-home message? To achieve the best results, you need to regularly challenge …

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

6 Healthy Popsicle Recipes That Put Your Neighborhood Ice Cream Truck To Shame (PHOTOS)

In the sweltering summer heat, ain't nothing like a popsicle to cool you down.<p>We have yet to meet a popsicle we didn't like. Refreshing as they are, most of the icy treats on the market are loaded with sugar and dyes that can leave your lips a Cookie Monster blue. Not to mention, an average box can …

Print the Power Pairs Dumbbell Workout

Multitask your way to a better bod with these two-in-one strength-training exercises<p><b>The best part? With this easy printable list, you can get your fitness expert-certified sweat on for free. Learn more about the workout or get the printable version now.</b>

The Five-Minute Flat-Abs Workout

Got five minutes? Use those precious moments to blast away belly fat<p>Not only do traditional crunches target just one of your main core muscles, but after a few minutes of the repetitive motion, that muscle fatigues and other areas (like your hip flexors and neck) take over to compensate. "The …