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Tom Ka Gai (Coconut Chicken Soup) Recipe

"The quintessential Thai soup."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken meat<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>2 (14 ounce) cans coconut milk<p>2 cups …

Recipes

What's The Best Workout To Help You Wake Up In The Morning? The Scientific 7-Minute Workout Can Give You A Surprising Boost

If mornings aren't your jam, and you hit snooze eleventy-million times before diving head first into a pot of dark roast, you probably don't have a …

Exercise

10 of the Best Hikes in Asheville, North Carolina

10. Cowee Mountains Overlook<p><b>Difficulty level</b>: <b></b>Easy <b><br>Location</b>: Milepost 430 of the Blue Ridge Parkway <b><br>When to go</b>: Head to the overlook in early summer …

Hiking

9 must-see waterfalls in Georgia and North Carolina

Waterfalls are beautiful and mesmerizing. There’s just something about waterfalls that make them calming and powerful at the same time. Luckily, …

Hiking

I'm a Trainer, and These Are My 8 Favorite Exercises For Losing Fat and Building Muscle

As you've more than likely already heard, there's no quick scheme to losing weight. It takes a lot of dedication, consistency, and hard work to achieve your weight-loss goals. Everyone's weight-loss journey will look different, and if you're wanting to incorporate strength training into your …

Workouts

Build a Set of Monstrous Quads with our "Quad Thrust" Routine

This program is based on the use of three exercises (leg extensions, leg presses and hack squats) that directly target the quadriceps with little …

The most beautiful vacation spot in every state

1/<p>ALABAMA: Little River Canyon<p>Rob Hainer/Shutterstock<p>The Little River Canyon provides gorgeous views as well as recreational activities for visitors, …

National Parks

Comment on butterfly gardening, with jane hurwitz by Jane

The other day my neighbor mentioned that his little boy loves to walk by my house because he gets to see all the bugs and hummingbirds flying about. …

Caterpillars

Explore The Othello Tunnels

<b>The Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park, located near Hope, is a popular destination for hikers and history enthusiasts, both locals and tourists alike.</b><p>…

12 Top-Rated Hiking Trails in Sedona

Sedona is one of the most scenic areas of Arizona and one of the best destinations for casual hikers looking to spend a few hours walking along the …

Strengthen Core Muscles With The Pedestal Routine

Keeping your core muscles strong is crucial to good form and staving off injuries.The post Strengthen Core Muscles With The Pedestal Routine appeared …

The High-Rep Home Abs Workout

Doing hundreds of sit-ups per day isn’t going to get you a tight set of abs, and anyone who thinks so is wasting their precious training time. You’ll …

10 Europe Road Trips That Should Be on Your Bucket List

The next time you head to Europe, consider applying the classic American road trip formula to your vacation abroad. Hitting the road in Europe is a …

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Think of ALL the restaurant pitstops.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what …

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

The Best Glutes Exercises

The glutes are your largest muscles, and they ought to be among the strongest. Powerful glutes help just about every other muscle in your lower body work better. “Your glutes stabilize the trunk of your body, keeping correct posture in your lower body and spine, as well as helping with extension …

The Top 10 Spots For Hiking And Trekking In Spain

If you’re looking for a top choice for a hiking and trekking holiday, you can’t do better than Spain, with its varied landscapes, many mountain …

How to Rent an RV This Summer for Only $1 a Day

Recreational vehicle (RV) rentals tend to be expensive, yet I recently managed to rent a five-person RV in Las Vegas for only $1 per day. In addition …

Alex Guarnaschelli's Mac and Cheese Recipe Is Out of This World

Food Network star Alex Guarnaschelli knows a thing or two about getting a delicious dinner on the table. But if you really want to wow your guests, …

10 Best Hotels in Key West

1 of 11<p>Pier House Resort & Spa<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>The Gates Hotel<p>3 of 11<p>Southernmost Beach Resort<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 11<p>Ocean Key Resort & …

Not Your Parent's Road Trip: How To Do The Pacific Northwest The Right Way

<i>Read Part 1: Los Angeles to Sonoma</i><p>From Sonoma, you can take the time to drive along the coast and hit stops like Redwood National Park – which is what just about everyone does – which is why I recommend making a b-line (with one quick detour to Crate Lake) for your first stop: Sisters, Oregon.<p><b>The</b> …

South Beach

This Intense Floor Abs Workout Video Takes Less Than 15 Minutes

No equipment and no energy to stand? No problem.<p>Sometimes you've just gotta stop, drop, and sculpt. An at-home fitness fix—specifically a floor abs …

5 Satisfying Low-sugar, High-protein Smoothie Recipes

Most smoothies are packed with so much sugar, you’re practically drinking a milkshake.<p>“What I see at juice bars is a lot of the smoothies are loaded …

Peanut Butter Powder Sounds Weird But Is Secretly Great for Cooking

Stay with me.<p>I credit a fitfluencer for first introducing me to the good stuff. It was an extra-warm August day, and she was making a sweet potato peanut butter smoothie on camera. Except she wasn’t using regular peanut butter. She was spooning in what looked like tiny ant hills of fawn-colored …

Recipes

Don’t Eat Before Reading This

A New York chef spills some trade secrets.<p>Good food, good eating, is all about blood and organs, cruelty and decay. It’s about sodium-loaded pork fat, stinky triple-cream cheeses, the tender thymus glands and distended livers of young animals. It’s about danger—risking the dark, bacterial forces of …

Watch #1 Organic Gardening Documentary for Free - Organic Gardening

We invite you to watch <i>Back to Eden</i>, the number 1 organic gardening documentary that will teach you how to grow vegetables and grow fruits with less …

The 25 Best Coffee Roasters in America

What does it take to be one of the best coffee roasters in America? To some critics, it’s innovation — the willingness to throw “rules” by the …

Is your home making you unhappy? The quick fix interior tips to boost your mood

Two years ago, Victoria Harrison was unhappy; burnt out from her commute, stressed at work, not sleeping, and living on chocolate and coffee. When she looked at her friends, also successful 30-something professionals in their dream jobs, she noticed something similar.<p>“We were all tired but wired,” …

This Is the Best Park in Every U.S. State

And how much it costs to visit.<p>This summer, get yourself, your family, or even your pet outdoors and explore the hidden natural wonders in your own …

National Parks

This mushroom bolognese is so rich it made the Fortune 500

Let’s not mince words: This here is one of the most delicious dishes I’ve had the pleasure of eating all year. It’s a mushroom bolognese tagliatelle …

Italian Food