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14 Ab Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

Ball Exchange Ab Exercise<p>The ball exchange is an excellent way to work the abs while adding intensity to your workouts. This is a whole body …

Spinach Kugel Recipe

"My grandmother always made this wonderful kugel at every family dinner. It is moist and delicious and VERY easy to make!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) …

sheet pan chicken tikka

In the game of weeknight cooking — which I feel, at best, is rigged and not in our favor especially if you (or you and your partner) are out working …

16 Homemade Salad Dressings That Will Actually Make You Want To Eat Salad

For a long time, we considered salad to be a necessary evil. Yes, it's nutritious, but it's also basically just leaves. That is, until we discovered some of these meal-changing homemade dressings. Pass the arugula, please.<p><b>Balsamic Vinaigrette</b><p>Keep it simple, keep it in your fridge 24/7. <b>Get the</b> …

10 Healthy Grilled Cheese Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Water

These gooey, melty, cheesy sandwiches need no introduction, so we'll just say, make 'em. All of them. They're good for you!<p>Today is National Grilled …

Skinny Cauliflower Tots

Skinny Cauliflower Tots<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>25 mins<p>Total time<p>35 mins<p>Author: That Oven Feelin'<p>Serves: 24 tots<p>Ingredients<p>2½ cups raw cauliflower …

20 Grilled Skewer Recipes to Get You Ready for Barbecue Season

It’s *finally* that time. We’re consistently feeling the sun on our skin, the stores are full of brightly colored fashions and the neighbors are already grilling. Ready to jump on the outdoor-cooking bandwagon? There’s no better grill-ready meal than kabob recipes full of your favorite meats and …

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How to Make the Best Swedish Meatballs

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>What is a Swedish meatball?<p>That might sound like a stupid question, because most of us have a pretty clear idea: They tend to be small, flavored with warm spices, coated in gravy, and sometimes stabbed with toothpicks. You know, plus lingonberries and IKEA and …

How to Build Posterior Chain Power

Here's what you need to know...<p>A strong posterior chain is essential for athleticism. It'll also prevent droopy-glutes syndrome.<br>• You need to work …

All of the Nutrients Your Body Needs in One Bowl

<i>The following post was originally featured on Eating Bird Food and written by Brittany Mullins, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>This flavorful roasted garlic lentil soup tastes like it's been cooking all day, but cooks up in less than an hour.<p>What happened to Spring? Last week I was ready to …

Food

How To Make The Perfect Ginger Snap Cookies

Ginger snaps are yummy cookies that we whip out come November and don ‘t stop eating until after the New Year–hopefully we ‘re not alone in that. …

Why You Should Cook An Egg Into Your Oatmeal

When it comes to breakfast, eggs and oatmeal tend to be two different menu items -- the foods are rarely seen together on the same plate. But combining them can increase the happiness of your tastebuds <i>and</i> better your health. It's time we see them as one.<p>The additional protein from the egg will keep …

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You Should Visit Norway, If Only To Drive These Spectacular Roads

With beautiful ancient fortresses, stunning natural wonders and some of the happiest people around, Norway (aka the greatest place on Earth) is totally at the top of our must-see list this season. And while we can't wait to climb to Kjeragbolten and stay in a sleepy fishing town, the one thing …

A Brief History of the To-Do List and the Psychology of Its Success

“The list is the origin of culture,” Umberto Eco famously proclaimed. (Leonardo da Vinci, John Lennon, and Woody Guthrie would have all agreed.) But the list, it turns out, might also be the origin of both our highest happiness and our dreariest dissatisfaction. So argue <i>New York Times</i> science …

15 New Winter Nail Polishes For The Manicure-Obsessed

Whether you prefer flecks of glitter or just a coat of vampy nail polish, here are 15 of the best new manicure shades to last through winter.<p>Whether you prefer flecks of glitter or just a coat of vampy nail polish, here are 15 of the best new manicure shades to last through winter.

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The Most Beautiful Remote Destinations Worth The Trek

It's a small world and it seems to be shrinking all the time.<p>We're now well into 2014 and there isn't much left on earth that hasn't been poked, prodded and probed by the human race. Aside from the deepest depths of the ocean, there aren't many places left that are total and complete …

Stunning photos of Iran's mosques | CNN Travel

Thirty-five unbelievable love and marriage customs of the world

Love is universal, yes – but romance takes an astonishing array of forms around the world. We scoured our travel guides and picked our writers’ brains to uncover some of the world’s most fascinating dating, love and marriage customs, from sweet to downright sinister. If you’ve never wooed your …

Training the Core: 4 Exercises That Take It To The Next Level

Everyone wants a six-pack. It may in fact be the most sought after physical trait in history. <b>What most people don’t realize, however, is that a</b> …

Squats and Hip Dysfunction: 2 Common Problems and How to Fix Them

(Source: Bruce Klemens)<p><b>Movement disorders and motor programming are all the rage in the physio-world these days and that’s a great thing.</b> We’re …

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chicken phở

Last week, when the polar vortex, something that ought to be a frozen rum cocktail with an umbrella on top, but is sadly anything but, had begun to …

Miso Ramen Recipe

Miso Ramen Recipe from Steamy Kitchen• 4 eggs<br>• 10 oz (285 g) dried ramen noodles<br>• 1/2 cup (200 g) fresh or canned bamboo shoots, sliced<br>• 1/2 cup (170 g) …

Homemade Wonton Soup Recipe

<b>Note:</b> Kombu is giant sea kelp. It can be found in most Asian grocers. Yellow chives can be found in Chinese grocers. If unavailable, green chives or scallions can be used in their place. Both the broth and the wontons can be made ahead and frozen. To freeze the wontons, place them on a …

Secret Ingredient Beef Stew Recipe on Food52

Lentil and Sausage Soup for a Cold Winter's Night Recipe on Food52

12 Global Chicken Soups

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this …

Chicken Soup

Slice-Baked Potatoes

When Marlboro Man, the kids, and I were in Colorado last month, we ordered Twice-Baked Potatoes one night. Instead of the traditional twice-baked …

A New Kind of Egg Salad Sandwich

<i>Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.</i><p>I love an egg salad sandwich almost as much as I love eggs with toast. Not that they're very different, but the differences are important to egg and …

Bailey's Mint Oreo Icebox Cake (only 4 ingredients!)

I accidentally made you a St. Patrick’s Day dessert.<p>I saw approximately 850 bajillion new Oreo flavors at the grocery store and had to buy them. …