Today's HAUTE HOSTESS Guilty Pleasure
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by Megan Greene Did you know over 20 million Americans have diabetes, and nearly 5 million are not aware that they have this disease? Considering that October is National Diabetes Month, we've decided to share a few healthy desserts for those with diabetes. Check out our list of the tastiest diabetic friendly desserts. Mocha Ricotta Tiramisu You will need: 1 tsp espresso powder 1⁄2 cup boiling water 2 tbsp coffee liqueur or brandy (optional) 1 tsp  sugar 1 cup light ricotta cheese 1 cup low-fat yogurt 1⁄4 cup of  icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1  oz of semi-sweet dark chocolate Ready in 25 mintues Baked Almond-Stuffed Peaches You will need: 5 dried apricot halves, finely... CONTINUE READING 6

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girlsinfeat

by Courtney A. Leiva Sure, you and the girls love painting the town red, but when was the last time you and your besties stayed in and planned a super fun girls night? To help you prep for the gossip, cocktails and so much memories, here’s ten of our girls night must-haves for one enjoyable evening. 1. Skinny Girl Prosecco Get the... CONTINUE READING 7

healthycocktails

by Chelsea Hirsch A study done by Tufts University found that the average weight gain between Thanksgiving and New Year’s is only one pound – but that one pound accounts for 51 percent of the average annual weight gain. So we did some thinking, and it’s no secret that alcohol contributes to weight gain and the holiday season is synonymous with... CONTINUE READING 8

holiday

by Joann Vaglica Don’t run to your local bakery for dessert this holiday season! Please even the most picky of your guests with some of these different and not-so-traditional desserts that are easy to prepare and can be made right from your own kitchen! Get your apron on, tempt those taste buds, and get ready to whip up some delightful desserts... CONTINUE READING 9

couples

by Courtney A. Leiva If your one-year-anniversary is soon approaching, get some gifting inspiration with these fun and quirky gift ideas, ideal for any kind of couple. From skydiving experiences to funky gifts you won’t forget, check out our favorites below! 1. Blizzerator Great for all the long winter trips you plan to spend together, treat each other to this must-have snow... CONTINUE READING 2

winterfeat

by Romy Roloff Baby, it's cold outside. Instead of being out and about in the streets trying to keep your face from frostbite, we think a much better alternative is to try an indoor activity. You might think staying in is boring, but we're here to prove you wrong. Here’s a roundup of the absolute best and most fun ways to... CONTINUE READING 10

aprons

The kitchen can get messy. From cooking traditional food to dessert to holiday meals, both our outfits and our kitchens are a hot mess. We’ve got something that’ll make the task less tedious – and you can look much, much more fashionable while doing it all! Here are some cute aprons for every occasion from our friends over at Flirty... CONTINUE READING 4

go

Some of us procrastinate on gift-giving. Whether we deny that statement or not, the mad scramble to find something at the mall just causes headache. Avoid waiting in long lines this holiday season by logging on and checking out some products from Go-Girl Fashion Fixes, who has a little one-of-a-kind gift for everyone. Here’s some gifts for the giver on... CONTINUE READING 6

leftovers

Thanksgiving is rather late this year, but it doesn't mean that we won't be sampling all of our favorite staples! And while some of our guests run off to do their Black Friday shopping, those of us who are hosting are always faced with the same dilemma, year after year. We're pretty sick of re-heating our Thanksgiving leftovers, and turkey is... CONTINUE READING 7

featvegan

by Mekishana Pierre It's a Vegan Thanksgiving! It's that time of year again: the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving in which you're measuring your loosest sweat pants, calculating the distance from your seat at the table to the nearest couch perfect for a post-dinner nap, and waging your bets for who is going to get the first concussion in Turkey Bowl. It's... CONTINUE READING 8

thanksgivingalternatives

by Courtney A. Leiva If you're not the traditional turkey and stuffing kind of gal, not to fear, as each of these 14 scrumptious Thanksgiving alternatives bring you that allergy-friendly and guiltless option without sacrificing taste or flavor. From low-fat snacks to some serious gluten-free grub, prepare to sink your teeth into these yummy holiday must-haves. 1. Gardein Holiday Roast If you’re... CONTINUE READING 16