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10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

Food

Lauren Conrad: Get the Recipe for My DIY Two-Ingredient Miracle Mask

<i>Lauren Conrad is today’s InStyle.com guest editor! Check back throughout the day for exclusive content straight from the lifestyle guru herself. Go</i> …

Chewy Coconut Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Chewy oatmeal raisin cookies have always been one of my weaknesses. A buttery cookie dough that is jam-packed with nutty oats and plump, juicy …

Key Lime Coconut Cheesecake

<i>Coconut graham cracker crust topped with Key Lime Cheesecake filling and a swirl of whipped cream creates a simple and delicious dessert for every</i> …

Cookies and Cream Cake

About five years ago, I developed a serious obsession with Eclair Cake. After tasting this delicious concoction of pudding, graham crackers and …

Dessert

Top 10 budget restaurants, bars and cafes in Leeds

As Leeds gears up for its food festival (23 May- 8 June), we hunt down the city's best budget restaurants. Updating our 2009 guide, we pick 10 more places to eat well for under £10<p>Café Moor<p>Proud locals might point out Kirkgate Market's painted ironwork or its acres of Victorian tiling but, for me, …

Rhubarb Hand Pies: The Perfect Picnic Dessert

<i>Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Take down that picnic basket -- these portable hand pies want to go with you on your next adventure.</i><p>This time of year, …

Blueberry Scones Recipe

<i>Tender blueberry scones flecked with lemon zest create the perfect breakfast treat.</i><p>Sunday was my first Mother’s Day and I must say, it was pretty …

Dessert

A perfect day in Trastevere, Rome's favourite neighbourhood

You’ve thrown coins into the Trevi Fountain and marvelled at the Colosseum – what next? Take a trip across the Tiber river to Trastevere, a charming medieval neighbourhood with a fiery temperament. A stroll around Trastevere, a formerly working-class district with a heady nightlife, will take you …

Italy

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

Italy

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

How to Save an Overly Salty or Spicy Dish

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Next time you over-season your dish, don't panic -- just follow these tips.</i><p>We've all been there. You're expecting guests at any moment, you've just …

Tropical Morning Muffins

I find it hard to resist a muffin in the morning, especially when it is a homemade muffin that is still slightly warm from the oven. So I don’t try …

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cup Cake

Home > Recipes by Category > Cakes > Peanut Butter Cup Overload Cake<p>Peanut Butter Cup Overload Cake<p>March 25, 2014 // 361 <i>Comments »</i><p>Today, I turn 34 …

6 Unexpected Ways to Use Translucent Powder (Aside from Setting Makeup)

Ask any professional makeup artist, and they’ll probably say that translucent powder is a must-have for any look. For setting makeup (foundation, …

6 Habits That May Be Hurting, Rather Than Helping, Your Skin

Want to look like Jennifer Aniston when you’re 40? Yeah, us too. Taking care of your skin can get complicated when there’s a never-ending supply of …

Skin Care

Motivate Monday, Because This Woman Lost 100lbs While Her Husband Was Serving Our Country

Working out with a friend is where it’s at! If only that friend could be Brad Pitt….<p>This woman lost 100 lbs while her husband was in the army! Watch …

This DIY Will Make Your Skin Very Happy

It’s true what they say: you are what you eat, and it shows! Raw food and vegan chef Jason Wrobel—who hosts <i>The Cooking Channel’s</i> first-ever show …

Into The Gloss

How To Look Like You're Not Tired: http://into.gl/OVHsj0

Smooth Skin Secrets

Now that it’s a little warmer, take after our favorite ladies on the red carpet by showing your legs off at your next event. Even if you don’t have a …

The Gin Hound

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A drink to get you out of a bourbon kind of winter.</i><p>If you ran into me in a bar this winter, you would have noted with some amusement that I was drinking an Old …

Tuscan Rice Fritters (Fritelle di Riso)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>A Tuscan dessert of sugar-crusted, fluffy fritters of rice pudding.</i><p>These sugar-crusted, fluffy fritters are essentially deep-fried blobs of rice …

Eggs in Vinaigrette Toast

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: Everyone has meals for when they're at their laziest. Here's Caroline's.</i><p>It isn’t often that I publish recipes for how I truly like to eat when I’m feeling my laziest …

Lemonies (Lemon Brownies) -with yoyomax12

Sunday Sweets: A Disney Movie Marathon

Have you guys seen that NY Times article about a family that learned to communicate with their autistic son Owen through Disney movies? If not, GO …

Kit Kat Cream Cheese Brownies

March 17, 2014<p>If you like your brownies rich then these are for you.<p>I’m talking chocolatey gooey goodness on the bottom, Kit Kat wafer bars in the …

Lemon Cream Pie Bars

<i>I wrote this post as part of the Plugrá Butter Brigade. Thanks, Plugrá, for sponsoring this post and for making my favorite butter!</i><p>When I was little, …