Jessica LaFlam

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Sweetie Pies: A Dozen Mini Edible Roses

These beautiful and delicious treats are sure to please that special someone in your life. Here is how to turn simple red apples into a dozen rose-resembling treats.<p>Butter and flour a standard 12-cup cupcake pan. Prepare the pie dough as instructed. Once it is ready, roll out on a lightly floured …

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Spotlight: Personal Growth Expert Fabio Angeleri

MagMaker / February 9, 2015<p><b>My name is</b> Fabio Angeleri and <b>my medium is</b> personal growth.<p><b>My love of</b> meditation started when I was around 22 during very …

Thich Nhat Hanh

3 Amazing Juices for Weight Loss

As an added bonus, they all taste amazing.<p>Let us be clear: We're not advocates of purely liquid diets for weight loss. Most juices are missing fiber and protein—both of which are key to feeling satisfied and dropping pounds. That said, enjoying a juice with a meal or as a snack can help you …

Our Best Slow-Cooker Recipes

Ginger, cumin, and cinnamon take ordinary chicken to a new level without any extraordinary effort.<p><i>Need recipe inspiration? Sign up for our Everyday Food Newsletter and get the most delicious recipes delivered to your inbox.</i>

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7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Achieve Better Success in Life

Know this: Hard work alone won't get you there.<p>Success is a subjective notion, if there ever was one. But for simplicity's sake, let's assume the higher you are on Maslow's hierarchy of needs, the better you're doing. In case you don't remember the levels from Psych 101, essentially, people can't …

Self-improvement

25 Simple Ways to Take Better Care of Yourself -- Instead of Emotional Eating

<b>When you are busy or overwhelmed, it can be a challenge to squeeze in quality self-care and way too easy to resort to emotional eating instead.</b><p>Overeating can become a substitute for the <i>hidden hungers</i> we really crave -- rest, comfort, celebration, or simply a reward for surviving a difficult day. …

10 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Hit the Gym After Work

Never skip a post-work workout again.<p>Everyone has that moment after a long eight-hour (read: 10-hour) workday when all you want to do is schlep home, get into bed, and Netflix it up—even though you totally planned to hit the gym after you left the office. We hear you. So we spoke with experts to …

Investing Facts You Probably Don't Know

Intelligent and responsible investing can be simple and uncomplicated. It involves buying a globally diversified portfolio of low management fee index funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) or passively managed funds in an appropriate asset allocation. After the initial purchase, there is very little …

What It Really Means to Be in the Present Moment

These days we often hear touted the importance of being in the present moment. We’re told that the “now” is all that exists and if we’re not here …

Chocolate Ganache Cake

Ingredients<p><i>Cake</i><p>2 cups whole-wheat pastry flour<br>• ⅔ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• 1 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 1 teaspoon baking soda<br>• ½ teaspoon sea salt<br>• 1¼ cups …

Dessert

Chocolate Pies and Tarts

You can’t go wrong when luscious chocolate is matched with caramel, nuts, fruit, whipped cream, custard fillings, or flaky pie crust. Browse our collection of the best pie and tart recipes featuring chocolate in the fillings, crusts, toppings, or throughout.<p>A crispy crust made from ice cream cones …

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