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Amanda Labourot

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Passionate about communications – but less clued up on cooking - Amanda hopes to gain some insights from SOSCuisine about improving one’s health on a daily basis, whilst enjoying good food.

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Recent posts from Amanda

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5 golden rules of worry-free travelling

Going on vacation soon? Looks like it’ll be a long journey? Here are some tips that will help both adults and kids enjoy the holidays from start to finish!

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5 Lunch Salad Recipes for Busy People

What you eat has a direct impact on your productivity. Indeed, when your batteries are fully charged, your concentration will be optimal and you will be less prone to snacking… In this article, I am proposing five main course salads that cost less than $ 2.50 per serving. Plus, all can be made ahead of […]

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The Dirty Dozen

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health, has published the 12 foods having the highest pesticide load, making them the most important to buy organic versions.

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The Clean 15

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health, has published the 2014 version of  the 12 foods having the highest pesticide load, making them the most important to buy organic versions.  At the opposite end of the contamination spectrum, here’s the list of Foods That You Don’t Have to Buy […]

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5 reasons NOT to diet to lose weight

1. You will end up solo. Most weight-loss diets include strict food plans that are seldom applicable to your family members and individuals. While you may no longer enjoy the pleasure of a meal with your family or an evening out with friends, frustrations increase and you jeopardize all the work you’ve put in. What’s […]

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A Taste of Sochi: Russian Gastronomy

11 February, 2014 No Comments

As the Sochi Winter Olympics have started, I thought it would be interesting to see what’s cooking inside the casseroles in Russian kitchens. Mirroring the Siberian winter climate, Russian gastronomy is a rich cuisine that is simple and nutritious: just like SOSCuisine! The first meal of the day is meant to be light yet nutritious. […]

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DIY Valentine’s Day, Act III: I love you like crazy…

5 February, 2014 No Comments

After dessert and before ‘sleeping’… Have you thought of a small gift for your significant other? How about buying a heart-shaped box in a drugstore or Dollorama and filling it up with Valentine’s Day chocolates that you can make at home with the famous SOSCuisine recipe?

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Valentine’s Day DIY, Act II: I love you passionately…

5 February, 2014 No Comments

After a drink, romance blossoms. Do you know how to create a striking effect without spending a fortune? By colour-coordinating your table! It’s really very simple and the end result is breathtaking:

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Valentine’s Day DIY, Act I: I love you very much…

4 February, 2014 No Comments

With your SOSCuisine Valentine’s Day recipes, you are sure to score a perfect ten. That being said, there may be moments when you have to step back into the kitchen to orchestrate your gastronomic festival. It is important not to leave your Valentine unattended.

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A Romeo & Juliet (or Ellen & Portia)-style Valentine’s Day… at low prices!

3 February, 2014 No Comments

Here are some Valentine’s Day ideas for creating an ambience worthy of the greatest romances… A small I-love-you card and a Valentine’s Day gift might always be appreciated but why not opt for originality and responsible spending this year? Your partner will definitely cherish your efforts!

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4 Mealtimes for Kids this Holiday Season

26 December, 2013 No Comments

Suggestions for decorating your meals with some festive spirit this holiday season…

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History of cranberries

23 December, 2013 No Comments

Cranberry, a cousin of the red bilberry, is present in all the sauces of the festive season! Used as a poultice by Native Indian witch doctors, cranberry was also adopted by American sailors to fight against scurvy. In fact, US troops consumed around 500,000 kg per year during the Second World War! Just a reminder […]