Amanda Thomas

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20 Easy Vegan Cookie Recipes We'd Love to Devour Right Now

All hail the "unicorn cookie."<p>After an amazing vegan dinner (hummus and veggie pizza, anyone?), end the night right with one of these all-star cookie …

7 tricks for more natural looking make-up

Between bold, power beauty and going entirely barefaced lies the daily holy grail; natural-looking make-up that defines the features without stealing the show. It <i>should</i> be easy, but there are knacks to perfecting it, so pro S-J Froom tells us.<p>As the international make-up artist for bareMinerals …

Eating in-season with fresh, homemade rhubarb muffins

In B.C., prime rhubarb season is from April until June. For as long as I can remember, my Mum has always grown fresh rhubarb in our garden. This …

​52 Easy (And Delicious!) Ways To Use Your Favorite Veggies

​This is your ticket out of a bland vegetable rut.<p>Who says vegetables can’t be everything you ever hoped for—packed with flavor, satisfying, and second-helping worthy? Don't roll your eyes at us. It <i>can</i> be true, even for the most resistant vegetable eaters (kids AND adults alike). If you’re lacking …

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Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Want more energy and less stress? It’s time to rethink your packed lunch

Eating the right food is important for busy teachers, especially during exam season. Here’s what you should include – and leave out – of your lunchbox<p>Eating a good lunch at work is so important: it gives you energy for a busy day, is a break from the classroom and helps balance stress levels. It’s …

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Boost Your Metabolism and Debloat With This Tropical ACV Drink

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Tone It Up<p>ACV Pineapple Drink For Metabolism<p>Boost Your Metabolism and Debloat With This Tropical ACV Drink<p>Shares<p>One of the …

Paraben-Free Shampoo & Conditioner You Should Try Now

First things first: WTF is paraben? And why don’t you want it in your shampoo and conditioner?<p>Parabens are pretty commonly used preservatives in …

7 Tips To Look Flawless Using Baking Soda

Many women don’t realize that aside from the household solutions, baking soda is an amazing beauty tool that can upgrade your daily routine and …

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11 Pumpkin Recipes That Are Way Better Than a Slice of Pie

They’re carve-able, crave-able (we’re totally guilty of sneaking Halloween pumpkin treats all day long) and available for just a short time only. Come winter, just like Cinderella‘s coach at midnight, pumpkins completely fall off the radar. Take full advantage by whipping up these 11 recipes that …

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10 Brilliant Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar in Your Hair and Skin Routine

Our vanity is lined with bottles of olive oil and coconut oil for easy access when we get an urge to DIY. Vinegar is the latest kitchen staple we've added to our bathroom beauty stock. Vinegar has a slew of benefits when added to your regular hair and skin care routine. You can use it to clear up …

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How To Make Mac And Cheese In A Slow Cooker, Because You Can

Yes, yes and yes.<p>When slow cooker season hits, there's little desire to use any other appliance to make a meal. Luckily for all of us, there's also little reason to. Not only can we whip up meals that call for fewer than five ingredients and no more than 10 minutes of prep, thanks to this blessed …

Slow-Cooker Triple Chocolate Brownies

Think beyond stews: Uncover the sweet side of your slow cooker with these crowd-pleasing brownies.

These 17 Pastas Are Incredibly Creamy And Delicious

The pasta-bilities are endless.

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my old-school baked ziti

The night before I went to the hospital to have this little nugget, in one last burst of frenetic nesting — a tornado of focused, effective energy I …

19 Soul Food Recipes That Are Almost As Good As Your Mom's

Fish don't burn in the kitchen, beans don't fry on the grill.

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This Apple Custard Cake Recipe Will Become Your New Secret Weapon

With this iconic fall recipe, famed baker Sarabeth Levine, of New York's fleet of Sarabeth's restaurants and author of the new <i>Sarabeth's Good Morning</i> …

20 Easy Comfort Food Recipes To Feed Your Soul

YASSS.<p>There is no season for comfort food -- we need it all the time. It's there for us on the hardest of days and to celebrate the happiest ones, too. But it's definitely during the fall that our craving for a big plate of comfort strikes most frequently. Maybe it's because we're sad that summer's …

7 Fall Slow Cooker Recipes Perfect For Dinner

There's something about fall and slow cookers that go hand-in-hand. Maybe it's because school is back in session and easy prep meals are a must? Or maybe it's the cool breeze making me crave something extra warm? Either way here are seven of my favorite slow cooker recipes.<p>There's something about …

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12 Breakfast Slow Cooker Recipes That Make Mornings Easier

Mornings are hard, but breakfast makes them better. The only problem with this most important meal of the day is that we have to make it. Carving out time for breakfast is tough, with the rush of the a.m. and the allure of the snooze button. That's where the slow cooker comes in to save your …

40 Pumpkin Recipes to Make All Autumn Long

Stock up on your Libby's cans now.<p>Pumpkin is a surprising powerhouse in the kitchen. It obviously shines in muffins, cakes and pies but also works well in savory dishes like pizza and chili. Get cooking, because you'll want to make all of these recipes before fall ends.

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Pots and Pans you need for cooking

Whether you're building your first kitchen's arsenal of tools or just decluttering and purging the outdated and old equipment, it can be tough to know which pots and pans you really need—and which are just taking up precious cupboard space. This guide takes the mystery out of it all: These are the …

How To Make French Toast at Home - Recipe

<b>Whisk the eggs, half-and-half, salt, and sugar</b> in the cake pan until the egg is completely incorporated into the liquid.<p><b>Ready your cooking space:</b> …

14 Cookie Cake Recipes to Make This Weekend

Cookie cake, dessert pizza, fruit tart… whatever you call them, there’s no denying they’re absolutely delicious. A thin “crust” and fresh fruit toppings make these great desserts for the days when you don’t want anything too heavy but still have to satisfy your sweet tooth. Plus, there are <i>endless</i> …

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19 Incredibly Easy Blender Recipes That Will Help You Eat Healthier

Blender = BFF.

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31 Microwave Recipes That Are Borderline Genius

Well, this changes everything.

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9 Ways Honey Can Up Your Beauty Game

Sweeeeeeeet.<p>Honey is the Beyoncé of the beauty world. She's been around for ages, but is def still the queen of everything. Just take a trip to Sephora or even the drugstore for proof of her benevolent reign over face masks, shampoos, lotions, lip balms, and more.<p>And like Beyoncé, honey benefits …

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