Martini Recipes
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How to Make the Perfect Martini

Originally posted 06/13/2016 12:08PM

Ordering a martini feels like making a statement. Not only is it bold and beautiful, but successfully navigating a packed bar while holding that slender stemmed glass will make you feel like you deserve a medal (or at least a free drink).
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Donnie Wahlberg
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NKOTB’s Donnie Wahlberg Gets Emotional Speaking About His Brother Mark: ‘Look How Far We’ve All Come’

Originally posted 06/10/2016 03:38PM

With their bulging muscles and Boston accents, the Wahlberg brothers have a reputation for being one of the toughest (and most successful) sibling acts around — but that didn’t stop Donnie Wahlberg from tearing up when reminiscing about their humble beginnings.
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This Phone Case Is Kim Kardashian’s Secret to the Perfect Selfie

Originally posted 06/10/2016 12:14PM

LuMee Case
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Tiffani Thiessen’s Food Diary: What I Eat in a Day

Originally posted 06/10/2016 10:50AM

For Tiffani Thiessen, cooking is a family affair. The host of Dinner at Tiffani’s found a love for the kitchen through her mom and grandmother before her, and now she’s passing on that affection to her kids.

“I grew up in a long line of women who love to cook,” Thiessen tells PEOPLE, “I just kind of went right into it with them. As I’ve gotten older and I started traveling to other countries, my love of cooking just expanded.”

She and daughter Harper, 5, work together on their favorite breakfast most mornings.

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“Being from California, avocado toast is very popular in our house, we have it almost every morning,” Thiessen says. “She loves making that—I think she just likes smashing up the avocados!”

Thiessen kicks off her day with the Instagram-friendly breakfast, all part of her goal to eat healthy post-baby.

“I wish I could eat what I want, but I just had a baby a couple months ago, so I’m trying to eat healthier these days,” she says. “I try to use a balance of the 80/20 percent, where 80 percent of the time I’m eating very well, and 20 percent of the time I’m a little more adventurous.”

To lose the baby weight she gained while carrying her 11-months-old son Holt, the 5’6″ Thiessen is focusing on boosting her protein intake and banning bad carbohydrates from her diet.

“For me, it’s high protein, and really coming down on the carbs, or the bad carbs, as much as possible,” she says. “I’m nursing, so I can’t be too crazy and really be minimal, so I try to eat a whole grain everyday because I think it’s important, and because I want to give my baby everything he needs too. He’s not on a diet!”

Check out her daily food log below, and pick up the new issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands now, to read more about her diet.

Hydration

3 liters of water throughout the day

Breakfast

Avocado toast, made with ½ and avocado and one slice of whole-grain toast

1 cup of Signature SELECT Kona Blend coffee with Stevia

Post-Gym Snack

8 oz. protein shake, made with protein powder and unsweetened almond milk

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Lunch

3 oz. halibut with oven roasted tomatoes and ½ cup quinoa

1 all-natural zero-calorie ginger root beer

Snack

2 sliced Persian cucumbers sprinked with fresh lemon juice

Dinner

Roasted veggie chopped salad, with asparagus, carrots, red onions, romaine lettuce, iceberg lettuce, salami, mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, garbanzo beans, red wine vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper

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Total Calories:

1,083

The Verdict

Thiessen’s meals are impressively well-rounded, says dietician Keri Glassman of nutritiouslife.com. “That is an excellent, portion-controlled dinner,” Glassman says. “It’s veggie-heavy, with adequate protein and a little fat.” Her post-gym protein shake is “great,” because she’s “getting protein, which is satisfying, and calcium.” But she could easily add in almond butter or ground flaxseeds to increase her low calorie count for the day. Overall though, her meals are “excellent.”

NOTE: It is recommended that women eat at least 1,200 calories per day, and men eat at least 1,800 calories per day.

Julie Mazziotta @julietmazz

Harley Pasternak
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Awesome (and Healthy!) Gift Ideas for Dad from Celeb Trainer Harley Pasternak

Originally posted 06/09/2016 02:30PM

Harley Pasternak is a celebrity trainer and nutrition expert who has worked with stars from Halle Berry and Lady Gaga to Robert Pattinson and Robert Downey Jr. He’s also a New York Times best-selling author, with titles including The Body Reset Diet and The 5-Factor Diet. His new book 5 Pounds is out now. Tweet him @harleypasternak.
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Galaxy Donut
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These Galaxy Doughnuts Are Leaving Us Starry-Eyed

Originally posted 06/09/2016 01:54PM

Move over original glazed!
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Kate Upton’s Trainer Shares the Workout and Diet That’s Led to Her Incredible Body Transformation

Originally posted 06/09/2016 09:32AM

Kate Upton looks more toned than ever thanks to her dedication to regular sweat sessions with trainer Ben Bruno.
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He’s All That: Watch Freddie Prinze Jr. Make His Honey Cayenne Grilled Pork Chops

Originally posted 06/08/2016 04:10PM

Freddie Prinze Jr. is neither camera nor cayenne-shy in this sweet and spicy pork chop tutorial.
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Danica Patrick Stocks Her Tour Bus with Fresh Groceries to Stay Healthy Between Races: ‘I Don’t Believe in Cheat Days’

Originally posted 06/07/2016 04:42PM

NASCAR driver Danica Patrick races almost 40 weekends a year so she is constantly on the go – so to stay healthy, she makes sure she brings fresh groceries on the road with her.
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Hugh Hefner’s Neighbor to Buy Playboy Mansion

Originally posted 06/06/2016 06:09PM

It’s the end of an era: The Playboy Mansion has sold!

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