Julie Wanicka Nederveld

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7 Squat Variations You NEED to Try

Your go-to butt exercise could use an upgrade<p>Squats are like the LBD of your workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your body look pretty amazing. But just like your wardrobe, your fitness routine could use some variety. For an upgrade with major results, try these 7 squat variations from …

The Top Calorie Searches of 2013

Google reveals which calories people were counting the most this year<p>Quick: When was the last time you Googled "How many calories are in a [fill in the blank]"? Now think back to what you were searching for exactly. Google added a nutrition search tool earlier this year, and today, it announced …

6 Exercises You Can Do During Commercial Breaks

A total-body workout that you can do DURING your fave TV show<p>Having trouble deciding between a trip to the gym and the newest episode of <i>American Horror Story</i>? Good news: You can watch at home AND still break a serious sweat! We reached out to Helena Wolin, ACE certified personal trainer and …

4 Slimming Foods To Always Have On-Hand

Keep these healthy staples around at all times, and you’ll never have to resort to ordering crap for dinner<p>It’s a dieting duh that holiday bashes can be pretty terrible for your waistline. But the fatty party food isn’t the only scale offender. Party hopping also makes it harder than ever to stay …

7 Things That Are Secretly Stressing You Out

Keep calm and read this article

Too Busy to Work Out? You Need to Read This

The Biggest Loser’s Alison Sweeney has a philosophy worth stealing<p>We get it—sometimes even the best fitness intentions fail when you have a packed schedule, tons of errands, or a date you just can’t pass up. So you skip the gym to take care of other things…and you might end up feeling a little …

Tomato-Rich Diet Could Help Protect Against Breast Cancer, Small Study Suggests

Tomatoes could help boost levels of a hormone that plays an important role in sugar and fat metabolism, a small new study suggests, potentially lowering the risk of breast cancer among women already at risk for the condition.<p>Research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism …

Forgiveness: The Perfect Gift Any Day of the Year

Call me an oddball, but I've never been a gift-giving conformist. The first and last time my husband and I exchanged traditional Christmas gifts was 1981. We purchased them in October, opened them in November and paid credit card bills till the following April. By our last payment, I barely …

7 Tips for Weight-Lifting Newbies

Get ready to OWN that weight room<p>If your confidence plummets every time you step off the elliptical and into the weight room, it’s time to face your fear. First of all, lifting heavy weights can burn tons of calories and help you tone up in a way your treadmill just can’t. Plus, you know you’ll …

Why You Can't Stop Snacking

Hint: Lack of willpower has nothing to do with it<p>Do you open a bag of chips, only to find yourself clawing at the bottom minutes later? Your mistake might be stashing the bag within arm’s reach: Seeing nearby foods actually triggers neurological impulses to dig in, according to a new study in <i>PLoS</i> …

A Fun Way to Kick Off Your Get-Fit Resolution

This January 1, celebrate with a runner's high, not a hangover<p>Got big fitness plans for 2014? You might want turn in early on New Year's Eve. First thing on January 1, 35 cities across the country will host the second annual Commitment Day 5K Fun Run/Walk.<p>Hosted by Life Time Fitness and the …

4 Exercises for Looking HOT in Your Holiday Party Dress

Do these moves to look even more amazing come party time<p>Bikini Season 2013 may be long over, but another occasion for skin-baring numbers is fast approaching: Holiday Party Season! Planning to make merry in something festive—and fitted? Use this guide to target the muscles that you’ll show off in …

7 Fascinating Facts About Your Muscles

Because knowledge is (muscle) power, people

Carrot Cake with Honey Cream Cheese Frosting + A Cookbook

When I sat down at my kitchen table one night in November of 2008 and started honey & jam, I had no idea what I was doing. I was a directionless 18 …

Gluten-Free Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

These flourless peanut butter cookies bake up thin and crisp. The simple batter welcomes variations. To the batter, consider adding 1 cup of mini chocolate chips, 1 cup toasted, chopped peanuts, 1/2 cup shredded coconut or 1 cup chopped dried fruit, such as dried cranberries.<p>Recipe adapted from Bon …

Chocolate Mousse Pie Recipe {Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Egg Free} - Happy Mothering

Shares 100<p>I love, love, love to bake. Going gluten, dairy and egg free has created so many new challenges with baking that I’m slowly overcoming. …

Dessert

Buckwheat Waffles Recipe

Do you like buckwheat? When I lived in Japan I used to eat buckwheat soba noodles all the time, and a few years ago I started making buckwheat …

Strawberry Banana Muffins

Moist muffins filled with strawberries, bananas, and pecans and with a crisp nutty topping.<p>When Pacific Foods first approached me about trying their …

Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

These chewy, coconut oatmeal cookies are bursting with chocolate chips (and they're vegan too!)<p><b>Notes:</b> You can purchase vegan chocolate chips online or look for high quality dark chocolate that doesn't contain dairy or animal products and then chop it into chunks. For example, Dandelion Chocolate's …

Vegan Soft Pretzels

better than the ballpark.<br>plus you can yell at the TV...<p>Make Your Own Soft Pretzels.<p><b>E</b>very spring, when the weather subtly shifts from just plain cold …

The Basics Behind Making Fluffy, Tasty Quinoa

(Image credit: Emma Christensen)<p>Quinoa has come a long way in the last few years — all the way from the back shelves of health food stores to …

Chickpea Energy Salad

This is a re-set salad. No matter how you've been eating the rest of the day, it'll get you right back on track and give you a burst of afternoon …

32 Vegan Recipes That Are Perfect For Thanksgiving

"Oh, I'd love a boiled potato and some plain green beans for Thanksgiving dinner." Said no vegan, ever. Don't be that host.

Recipes

Vegan Pumpkin Bread Pudding

<i>This vegan bread pudding is full of the aromatic flavors of cinnamon, ginger, and cloves, combined with the rich, amber taste of maple syrup.</i><p>Well, …

Quinoa Caesar Salad | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Notes<p>~I highly recommend making the quinoa a day in advance so that it’s easy to pull together on a weeknight. Soak the cashews all day so that you …

Everyday Pad Thai | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Serves 4 <br>Total time: 30 minutes || Active time: 30 minutes<p><i>Photo by Vanessa Rees</i><p>Here it is: the quintessential sweet and sour Thai noodle. Also, the …

Chai cupcakes

Lightly spiced these little sweet confections are just like a creamy chai latte with a fluffy whipped frosting, a treat for any day of the week.<p><b>Chai</b> …