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The Ultimate Microwaved Chocolate Cake in a Coffee Cup

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You're only 5 minutes away from a decadent chocolate cake.
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When it Comes to Spending Time With Kids, Quantity Doesn’t Matter

When it Comes to Spending Time With Kids, Quantity Doesn’t Matter | Amanda's Recipe Box | Scoop.it
STORY: How Parents Underestimate Kids’ Ability to Do Chores “There were no statistically significant associations between maternal time…and any child outcome,” concludes the study, “Does the Amount of Time Mothers Spend With Children or Adolescents Matter?” The findings even surprised the three researchers, including Kathleen Denny of the University of Maryland’s Department of Sociology. “The assumption that more time with mother has to be better for children is so ingrained, even among sociolo
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A Healthy Twist On Chili: Turkey Picadillo Recipe

A Healthy Twist On Chili: Turkey Picadillo Recipe | Amanda's Recipe Box | Scoop.it
To lighten up this traditional Latin stew, use olive oil, a healthier fat than the traditional lard, and ground turkey instead of beef to make it leaner.
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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Cream Sauce, Arugula and Toasted Pine Nuts

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Makes/Yield: 6 servings - Duration: 20 min - Prep Time: 10 min
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One-Pan Lasagna Recipe

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Usually when you make lasagna, you have to boil the noodles, assemble the layers, and cook the dish. In this version, though, chef Tyler Florence press sheets of uncooked fresh pasta into a pot of sauce, eliminating the need to carefully add each layer and letting the pasta cook directly in the flavorful sauce.
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This Rice Bowl Is Your New Lunch Go-To

This Rice Bowl Is Your New Lunch Go-To | Amanda's Recipe Box | Scoop.it
If you need a quick, healthy meal that’s ready in a flash, but can’t bring yourself to eat one more chopped salad, take heart: This rice bowl is your new best friend.
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How to Make Overnight Oats Without a Recipe

How to Make Overnight Oats Without a Recipe | Amanda's Recipe Box | Scoop.it
Today: Calling all multitaskers! While you sleep, you can cook your oatmeal overnight in the refrigerator. In the morning, top with fresh ingredients — fruits, granola, honey, a dollop of peanut butter — or simply take the whole jar for the road.
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Get the Protein, Hold the Meat

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A study published yesterday in the scientific journal “Cell Metabolism” links overconsumption of meat and cheese with bad health. The specifics of the study’s findings are as follows: People between 50 and 65 years old whose diets are high in animal protein are 74% more likely to pass on early than those who either consume less animal protein or who get their protein from plant-based sources. Go nuts, guys!) It’s a reminder we could all use, no matter our age, to diversify the sources of our protein intake. “The evidence is overwhelming and incredibly consistent that people who eat plant-based products have a reduced risk of death,” Dr. David Katz, director of the Yale University Prevention Research Center, told ABC News.
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Fear Not the Chocolate Soufflé

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Today: Don’t be scared of chocolate soufflé! Yossy has a classic recipe, plus three essential tips for success, to help you tackle the iconic dessert. At its very simplest, chocolate soufflé is made from a base of melted chocolate and egg yolks lightened with meringue and baked until tall and impressive. Room temperature egg whites will whip up tall and strong and will provide structure for the soufflé. For extra richness, use a spoon to make a little pocket in the center of the soufflé and fill it with chocolate sauce and a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
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Chicken Recipes, Part by Part: The Breast

Chicken Recipes, Part by Part: The Breast | Amanda's Recipe Box | Scoop.it
Chicken. We all cook it, but sometimes rely too much on one part. Give the other bits a chance! Every day this week, we’re sharing the definitively best recipes for chicken, part by part.
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A Nutritionist Told Us to Drink Hot Chocolate

A Nutritionist Told Us to Drink Hot Chocolate | Amanda's Recipe Box | Scoop.it
Sarah Britton is a Toronto-born, Copenhagen-based holistic nutritionist. Photo credit: Sarah Britton Since the beginning of the new year, nutritionist Sarah Britton has been schooling us on how to be healthier while still eating like we do.
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Poached Eggs Parmesan

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For some reason, poaching eggs scares some people. Probably because when they’ve tried to do it, they ended up with loose and wispy eggs instead of nice, tight bundles. There are a couple tricks to doing it right.
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5 Real Women Share Their Resolution Game Changers

5 Real Women Share Their Resolution Game Changers | Amanda's Recipe Box | Scoop.it
The goal: To overcome breast cancer and regain her health. The game changer: Before her breast cancer diagnosis, Krysten viewed working out as a penalty for not being good enough.
Amanda Carroll's insight:

who says new years resolutions don't work... 

 

I admit, I was wrong.

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Top Ten Teacher Christmas Gifts (written by a TEACHER!) - I Think We Could Be Friends

Top Ten Teacher Christmas Gifts (written by a TEACHER!) - I Think We Could Be Friends | Amanda's Recipe Box | Scoop.it
What do teachers really want for a Christmas gift? We asked a teacher! And she gave us her top ten teacher Christmas gifts. They are practical & affordable!

Via Troy West
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7 Healthy, DIY Airplane Snacks

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We love flying—that means we’re traveling!—but sometimes, finding a delicious, healthy snack or meal in an airport is impossible. Here are seven easy solutions to that problem!
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Sweet Potato Gnocchi

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A new and yummy twist to Gnocchi. Pair this up with butter or your favorite alfredo sauce. This recipe can be made with butternut squash instead of the sweet potatoes.
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Mmmm.... make-ahead green bean casserole and more great green beans

Mmmm.... make-ahead green bean casserole and more great green beans | Amanda's Recipe Box | Scoop.it
Green bean casserole might not have the historic pedigree of other Thanksgiving dishes, but it’s been a holiday staple since Dorcas...
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5 Crock-Pot Dinners With Just 5 Ingredients

5 Crock-Pot Dinners With Just 5 Ingredients | Amanda's Recipe Box | Scoop.it
Wouldn't you love to come home from work or picking up the kids from school and find dinner already waiting for you? That's why they invente...
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Herbed Chicken Thighs Roasted in a Paper Bag

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Today: A dish to start before work — and finish quickly when you’re home.
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The Bread That Will Change Your Whole World

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Sarah Britton is a Toronto-born, Copenhagen-based holistic nutritionist. Such good bread makers, they are. Says nutritionist Sarah Britton, who gave us the recipe: “What if I told you that if you don’t have hazelnuts, you could use almonds?
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From zero to five: Childless couple welcomes triplets and twins in less than a year - TODAY.com

From zero to five: Childless couple welcomes triplets and twins in less than a year - TODAY.com | Amanda's Recipe Box | Scoop.it
They prayed for babies, and boy, did they get them: Five children in less than a year, providing a crash course in parenthood for a...
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Are You Stressing Your Kids Out?

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Kids today are more committed than ever before, and it could be negatively affecting their lives. Dr. Kristen Race sheds light on overstimulation and how to find family balance.
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The Bread That Will Change Your Whole World

The Bread That Will Change Your Whole World | Amanda's Recipe Box | Scoop.it
Sarah Britton is a Toronto-born, Copenhagen-based holistic nutritionist. Such good bread makers, they are. Says nutritionist Sarah Britton, who gave us the recipe: “What if I told you that if you don’t have hazelnuts, you could use almonds?
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The Recipe that Helped Jessica Simpson Lose 8 Pounds in 2 Weeks

The Recipe that Helped Jessica Simpson Lose 8 Pounds in 2 Weeks | Amanda's Recipe Box | Scoop.it
When Jessica Simpson gave birth to her son, Ace, in June 2013--just a little more than a year after delivering daughter Maxwell--it was time to get serious about shedding the extra pounds she had put on following two consecutive pregnancies.
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Crock-Pot Hot Chocolate Recipe Is Even Easier & Tastier Than Your Old Way

Crock-Pot Hot Chocolate Recipe Is Even Easier & Tastier Than Your Old Way | Amanda's Recipe Box | Scoop.it
If you're lucky enough to live in a place that's covered with snow this Christmas, then odds are good you'll be spending plenty of time...
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