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15 (Almost) Too-Cute-To-Eat Easter Desserts

Wednesday March 27, 2013 by Alexandra C.



Strictly speaking dessert-wise, Easter is the BEST holiday. I mean, part of the holiday is going around finding chocolate, so obviously the sweets are going to be ah-mazing. I also think Easter is the cutest holiday. You guys, there are bunnies and chicks involved. So, why not combine the two best things about Easter? 

Here's our round up of some of the cutest, sweetest and most adorable...

How To Make French Macarons (and not have a breakdown)

Friday March 22, 2013 by Alexandra C.



Macarons are notoriously temperamental when it comes to baking them. However, they're also notoriously mouth-watering. My version of baking macarons mostly involves handing over cash to someone far more talented.
 
I love baking though, so if there was an easier way to get all that goodness without wanting to simply quit and cry on the floor (I've been there chicks, no judgment), I'd be all...

Easy Arugula Salad Recipe

Wednesday March 20, 2013 by Ali

Easy Arugula Salad Recipe

This is the most simple salad, but every time I make it people rave about it.  The best time to eat Arugula is in the summer when it's fresh and local, but I love it any time of the year.  This is a very common salad in Italy and I fell in love with it when traveling there.  You can find it at many local Italian restaurants too.

Ingredients:

Arugula - 2 bunches or 1 package
Parmigiano...

12 Dessert and Drink Recipes for St. Patrick's Day

Wednesday March 13, 2013 by Alexandra C.



St. Patrick's Day is traditionally served with green beer and most likely whatever free bar snack is available.

This year, I think we can celebrate better than with stale green beer and nuts. In its place, we've rounded up 6 delicious (and always classy) cocktails and 6 mouth watering desserts:

Drinks 


1. DIY Shamrock Shake (Alcoholic Version!): We whipped this up last year, but this delicious...

We Love Fridays: Edible Spray Paint

Friday March 8, 2013 by Alexandra C.



Have you ever wanted to eat a golden apple? Or perhaps a blue orange? Maybe some silver ham? I know I have. I mean, why wouldn't you?

That's the idea behind this German company: The Deli Garage. Their product 'Esslack' is an edible spray paint, which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like: 


The paint has no taste, it simply coats food in a fun colour. Seriously, who wouldn't...

3 Recipes For Healthier Alternatives To French Fries

Thursday February 28, 2013 by Alexandra C.



I love fries and I can't have a burger without them. I have a bit of a sweet tooth, but truth be told, my salty tooth is bigger. My only issue is that I know fries aren't exactly the healthiest option. So I decided to come up with three healthier alternatives to french fries. Hopefully these options will satisfy my cravings and I won't have to feel guilty about eating them.

These fries aren't going...

6 Healthy 100 Calorie Snacks To Try

Tuesday February 26, 2013 by Alexandra C.



The other week, I asked the Chick community what their favourite healthy snacks were because lately I've been a cheat. Chocolate, cake and cookies, I'll be the first to admit to having a sweet tooth! 

I'll also be the first to admit that these aren't always the smartest choices, especially when you consider how many nutritious, low cal tasty treats are available and really easy to make!...

We Love Fridays: 'We Love Weekends Edition'

Friday February 22, 2013 by Alexandra C.



I love Fridays because it means that the weekend is just moments away. However, every Friday without fail, I'm stuck with one of the toughest questions one can ask themselves: 'What am I going I do?'. 

Well, I have a plan for this Friday. I found 5 ideas for weekend fun times and there's something here for everyone. Whether you're looking to eat, drink, watch, do, or make...

5 Mouth-Watering Sandwiches to Brighten Up Your Work Week

Wednesday February 20, 2013 by Alexandra C.



Brown bagging it this week to work? Me too. Usually bringing a lunch to work brings disappointment. Blergh- yet another pb+j? Boo. However, brown bagging it doesn't have to mean boring. We found 5 recipes for innovative and delicious sandwiches. It's oh-so-good-you'll-never-pay-for-lunch-again! 
 
Monday: Spicy Crab Sandwich 


Combine crab meat with sesame oil. Chop...

Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipe: Love Potion #9

Wednesday February 13, 2013 by Alexandra C.



We should always celebrate love. In any form. Isn't it worth celebrating? I'll certainly cheers to love!

And on that slightly cheesy, but totally genuine note, I present to you this Valentine's Day cocktail recipe for Love Potion #9! With cherry liqueur (mmmm!), sweet and sour mix (oooh!) and vodka (yay!), this recipe combines tart and sweet and it comes with a little kick to...


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