Karen Roca

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Crush Calories With This 30-Minute At-Home Boxing Workout

It's time to crush calories with this boxing workout created by the founder Prevail Boxing, LA's premier fitness boxing studio. Milan Costich will coach you on throwing jabs and hooks. You will do some plyo, some planks, and a bunch of core work. No muscle is left untouched in this powerful sweat …

Boxing

Dark Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

If you are an orange sickle fan like I am, you are not going to want to miss these fabulous cupcakes! Plus – dark chocolate – just amazing! This is …

Dessert

What you need to know before you wok

Call me a stupid American (you wouldn’t be the first), but, whenever I’m cooking Asian dishes, that great Muppet stand-up comedian, Fozzie Bear, is never far from my mind. As I’m tossing stir-fried vegetables in my iconic, round-bottom Asian cooking vessel, Mr. F. Bear’s signature tagline sits …

Food & Dining

Hummus isn't meant to be a dip

Maybe you’ve had this sandwich: A thick layer of garlicky chickpeas, smooshed to the consistency of mashed potatoes cemented cucumbers, sprouts, tomatoes and havarti cheese between two slices of wheaty, seedy bread, avocado optional. When I was in college in the 1990s it was my lunchtime go-to. The …

Healthy Eating

These Slow Cooker Chili Recipes Are So Easy, They Practically Make Themselves

1 of 5<p>Slow-Cooker Butternut Squash, Chickpea and Harissa Chili<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 5<p>Slow-Cooker Chicken Mole Chili<p>3 of 5<p>Slow-Cooker Cincinnati …

Cooking

Debi and Gabriele's Top 20 Italian Comforts

Pasta alla Norma "Nuda"<p>A sprinkle of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese instead of the traditional ricotta salata garnish makes this recipe <i>nuda</i>, which is …

Italian Food

Ribollita

Rinse and drain the soaked cannellini beans and set aside.<p>In a large pot, heat the olive oil and saute the carrots, celery and onions (the soffrito) …

Recipes

Chinese Fried Rice Recipe

Heat 1 tbsp oil in wok; add chopped onions and stir-fry until onions turn a nice brown color, about 8-10 minutes; remove from wok.<p>Allow wok to cool …

Recipes

Homemade Hoisin Sauce Is the King of Condiments

With apologies to mayo, ketchup, and Sriracha.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the homemade hoisin sauce recipe associate editor Christina Chaey makes in triple-batches and puts on everything.</i><p>When I quit my …

Cooking

Two Strategies to Win the War on Lust

God calls us to not only resist lustful thoughts, but to fill our minds with the beauties of Christ so that our desires gradually conform to …

Jesus

How to invest: An essential guide for beginners ~ Get Rich Slowly

When I told readers that January would be “back to basics” month at Get Rich Slowly, the number-one request I received was to write about how to …

Investing

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

WALSH: Christians In The East Lose Their Lives, But Christians In The West Are Losing Their Souls

I was recently invited to attend and give a reflection at a prayer vigil for persecuted Christians, hosted by a church in Maryland. The church was …

Asian Marinated Pork Chops

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:50 minPrep:5 minInactive:30 minCook:15 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond<p>Recipe …

Cooking