Beauty Editor’s Picks: Cracking the Coconut Trend

This natural moisturizer is going gangbusters in beauty products, with good reason. S.W. BASICS OF BROOKLYN BODY SCRUB Organic sugar mixes with organic shredded coconut to deliver a scrumptiously scented exfoliating body treatment. Organic coconut oil lends a moisturizing hand. $22, swbasicsofbk.com OGX NOURISHING COCONUT OIL HYDRATING BODY MIST Combat winter dryness with a spritz of this coconut oil-rich spray after your […]

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Bake It Forward with Busy Philipps

Today’s #BakeItForward celebrity supporter is Busy Philipps, mom of two and an award-winning actress. Busy is best known for her roles in “Dawson’s Creek” and “Cougar Town.” Growing up, Busy would bake crescent cookies during the holidays with Moot, her grandmother. This year, she baked a second batch for Rustin Davis, the base camp PA on “Cougar Town.” Rustin is in charge of taking […]

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Beauty Editor’s Guide: Three Steps to Red Lips That Last

They’re an instant holiday pick-me-up. Here’s how to leave your mark. STEP 1: SET A GUIDELINE Fill in with a matte pencil close to the shade of your lips. MAC ($16, maccosmetics.com) makes a great range of shades that should have something close to your lip color. This creates staying power when you break out the bright red. Finish with […]

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Five on Friday: Holiday Cookies with Our Bloggers’ Connection

Join us each month as we round up our favorite seasonal posts from the Cooking Light Blogger Connection. This month’s theme is holiday cookies, and we’re loving the festive flavors of these five treats. 1. Peppermint Chocolate Chunk Marshmallow Creme Cookies: This cookie from Kumquat is the ultimate wintertime treat, perfect for holiday parties, cookie swaps, or simply devouring warm from the oven. 2. Paleo Gingerbread Cookies: These guilt-free cookies from The Roasted […]

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Bake It Forward with Lidia Bastianich

Today’s #BakeItForward celebrity supporter is Lidia Bastianich. Lidia is a best-selling cookbook author, award-winning television host, and owner of four acclaimed NYC restaurants: Felidia, Becco, Esca and Del Posto. Additionally, she owns Lidia’s Pittsburg and Lidia’s Kansas City, and is one of the owners of Eataly, an artisanal Italian food and wine marketplace in New York City. Lidia baked a blueberry frangipani tart for AHRC Nassau, a not-for-profit member-based organization committed to meeting the needs of people with […]

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Fit Foodie: Beer Mile World Championships

In my previous post, I introduced the beer mile, a race that requires you to run four laps around a track while quickly drinking four beers. This unique race has recently exploded in popularity amongst the running community. On December 3, I traveled to Austin, Texas to compete in elite section of the first-ever beer mile world championships. Read on for my race recap.

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Bake It Forward with Jessica Seinfeld

Today’s #BakeItForward celebrity supporter is best-selling cookbook author and mother of three, Jessica Seinfeld. This holiday season, Jessica is making Broiled Honey-Nut Bananas, one of her favorite go-to recipes. “These Broiled Honey-Nut Bananas are my constant,” she said. “I always have the ingredients in the house. It satisfies my sweet tooth without being too much of a good thing. The crunchy, […]

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Our 14 Favorite Recipes of 2014

On Instagram, we’re counting down the days to the New Year with 14 Days of our ’14 Faves. We’re sharing the picks here, too. Our editors and staff have compiled a list of our favorite recipes from all of our magazines in 2014. From dangerously-delicious chocolate quick breads to dinners you’ll want to add to your weekly rotation stat, you’re sure to […]

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From Plated: This Is the Shortcut to a Quick, Healthy Dinner

You want to eat healthy, but meal planning and grocery shopping are simply too much for your over-loaded schedule. So what’s the solution? For a growing number of busy professionals, it’s Plated, the dinner kit service that delivers fresh ingredients and chef-curated recipes directly to you. Plated is simple: You go to their site and choose your ready-to-cook meals. On […]

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4 Great Gifts for Coffee Lovers

We recently tested 10 of the newest coffee machines on the market. These four really stood out for their quality and capabilities, so if you have a coffee fanatic on your gift list, one of these just might be the perfect present. For the In-a-Hurry Connoisseur Bonavita’s new 8 Cup Coffee Brewer with Stainless Steel Lined Thermal Carafe streamlines perfect coffee down to one […]

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