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Love the Way You Look

Even when you focus on physical appearances, remember that the definition of beauty has been fluid through the ages. To see what era most suits you, sift through various images of beauty as portrayed by different artists. Instead of making hateful comments, try to give your self-talk a more positive... View more

Which Workout Should You Do?

There are so many options! Here, we’ll briefly go through a few to get you started. The best way to go about exercise is to mix it up, and to have fun with it! So, some days, you might play in the park with the kids, go swimming with... View more

Warm Pear with Cinnamon Ricotta

Ingredients 1 small pear, halved and cored 1/4 cup part-skim ricotta cheese 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Preparation 1. Preheat broiler or toaster oven. Place pear on a baking sheet; broil 10 to 12 minutes until tender. 2. Combine ricotta and cinnamon in a small bowl. Top warm pear with ricotta mixture. View more

The Benefits of Drinking Water

Let’s face it – it’s hard to get our daily recommended water intake each day. We’ll carry around a water bottle all day, which gives us a certain sense that we are getting enough, but still barely finish a bottle or two. Well, ladies, it’s time to drink up.... View more

Surprising Superfood Combonations

Black beans are a good source of iron. Thing is, the iron in plant foods, known as non-heme iron, isn’t as readily absorbed as the iron you’ll find in meat.That’s where vitamin C-rich foods, like red bell pepper, come in. They can increase the absorption of non-heme iron by six... View more

Edamame-and-Pear Crostini

Ingredients 1 (16-ounce) bag frozen shelled edamame 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup chopped mint 1/2 cup grated pecorino Romano cheese 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 baguette 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil diced, peeled Bartlett pears Garnish: fresh mint Preparation Preheat oven to 375°. Cook edamame in salted boiling water for 10 minutes. Remove with slotted spoon, and place in ice water; drain.... View more

Exercises That Build Muscle Without Bulk

Get into plank position (the up part of a push-up). Twist your lower body to the left, then to the right; return to center. Bring your left knee forward to touch your left elbow; hold for 1 second, then return to center and repeat on the right side. That’s... View more

Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Ingredients 1/2 cup chopped seeded plum tomato 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup (2 ounces) goat cheese with fine herbs, divided 8 (1/2-inch-thick) slices diagonally cut French bread baguette, toasted Preparation 1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl, tossing gently. Let stand 15 minutes. 2. Spread 1... View more