Sandra Provias

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Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

8 Easy Thai-Style Dishes You Can Make at Home

Believe it or not, you don't need a kitchen full of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients to make delicious Thai food at home. Most large supermarkets carry all of the Thai pantry staples -- like fish sauce, coconut milk, sweet red chili sauce and curry paste -- in the Asian foods aisle. Fresh …

Healthy and Portable Fridge-Free Snacks

<b>1. Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds</b><p>Autumn means pumpkin-flavored everything, but why stop when the trees are finally bare? Instead of grabbing another Pumpkin Spice Latte, bake a sweet or savory batch of pumpkin seeds. They make a quick, crunchy snack that's packed with vitamins.<p><b>2. Dark Chocolate Coconut</b> …

One Pot Andouille Sausage Skillet Pasta

Sesame-Ginger Noodles with Chicken and Vegetables

Korean Veggie Pancakes

Extra Veggies = Extra Flavor: Stir-Fried Lo Mein With Charred Cabbage, Shiitake, and Chives

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I've had noodles on the brain (in my noodle, if you will), ever since I read Shao ZhiZhong's fabulous series on how to cook Chinese noodles. The arrival of my Wok Mon home wok kit served as the perfect catalyst for some recipe testing.<p>Remember that …

15 Minute Workout: 4 Isometric Moves for a Toned Body

Exercise 1 Pushup Hold<p>Position your hands on the floor directly under your shoulders, and extend your legs behind you so that your body forms a straight line from head to heels <b>(a)</b>. Bend your elbows to lower your body toward the floor, keeping your back straight and elbows close to your sides. Hover …

The Dumbbell Workout Routine That Will Kick Your Butt

The 5-Minute Workout That Will Kick Your Butt<p>All you need for this fast-paced routine is a pair of dumbbells<p>Think you don't have time to work out today? Enter this 5-minute, high intensity routine. This workout was created by <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the new …

A Thai Dish That Tastes Just as Good as Takeout

Sorry, Seamless.<p>Women’s Health<i>’s food and nutrition editor Jill Waldbieser has officially completed the #31Mealsin31Days challenge—she cooked at least one homemade meal every day for the entire month of May. See all 31 of her delicious recipes here.</i><p>If you order in every time a Thai food craving …

Food

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

Exercise 1 Half-kneeling diagonal chops<p>Come down on your right knee (like you're going to propose), holding a 5- to 10-pound dumbbell with both hands to the outside of your right hip <b>(A)</b>. In one fluid motion, raise the dumbbell across your body and up to the ceiling, just past the outside of your …

Morning workouts are good for you

7 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning<p>Because who wants to blow off an ugly sweater party just to go to the gym?<p>With the holiday season in full swing, your after-work schedule is about to blow up. And let's be honest, every party invite you receive is just one more night you're not going to show up …

This Thai Noodle Salad Makes the Perfect Packed Lunch | Women's Health

<b>Thai Cold Noodle Salad</b><p><b>What you'll need:</b><br>2 oz brown rice noodles<br>1 large boneless chicken breast, cooked<br>1 carrot cut into thin strips<br>1/2 bell pepper, deseeded and finely sliced<p>For the dressing:<br>1 red chili, deseeded and finely chopped (optional)<br>2 garlic cloves, finely chopped<br>1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh …

Sweet Corn with Toasted Coconut (Thénga Makkaí) from 'Indian Cooking Unfolded'

Coconut is definitely not the first thing I think of when I'm looking for a new way to cook those extra six ears of corn that I couldn't resist buying at the farmers market this week. But this toasted coconut and chile spice blend from <b>Raghavan Iyer</b>'s new cookbook, <i>Indian Cooking Unfolded</i>, is a …

10 White Desserts for Labor Day

We've gone on and on and on, about berries, about plums, about cobblers and pandowdies and lattice pies and schlumpfs. We've stained our cheeks and our hands and our shirts with the glories, the jewels, of summer -- and we've savored our every moment with them.<p>But since this weekend is Labor Day -- …

Dessert

Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookies

I love cookies.<p>I love allllllll kinds of cookies.<p>I especially love cookies I don’t know very well!<p>(Sorry. <i>About Last Night</i> reference. I was going to …

Buffalo Chicken Macaroni Salad

First of all, we need to announce the winner from our giveaway! The winner is #1334, Kelly! Congrats, girl!<p>So as many of you noticed last week, we’re …

Smoky Yellow Split Peas (Tamatar Chana Dal) from 'Indian Cooking Unfolded'

As <b>Raghavan Iyer</b> explains in his new cookbook, <i>Indian Cooking Unfolded</i>, dals are a cornerstone of Indian cuisine, especially when you're talking about vegetarian cooking. They're relatively easy to make, full of protein and fiber, and offer countless variations in spice and color. You could probably …

German Potato Salad Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 pounds red potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1-inch cubes1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided1/2 pound bacon, cut into 1/2-inch dice3/4 cup finely minced yellow onion (about 1 small)1/3 cup white vinegar2 tablespoons white sugar1 tablespoon whole grain …