My parents are just OBSESSED with 3-Bean Salad. I mean, it's absurd. They buy it for like, every event. Recently, they've been making alot of health changes and I wanted to be able to create this salad in a healthier way. The pre-made kind is FULL of sugar and nasty industrial oils so I took it upon myself to take care of that.Read More
Growing up, one of my favorite memories was going to Olive Garden with my Italian grandma and eating Pasta Fagoli and mountains of breadsticks. Although I can no longer have gluten or dairy, this soup comes pretty darn close and takes minutes to make.Read More
First, we just need to stop kidding ourselves. Nothing about unicorn hot chocolate is healthy. Have you seen it lately? If not, scroll down because there's about 4,735 photos of it.
But after being overwhelmed by it's cuteness online, and finding a newfound appreciation for all things unicorn, I had to find a way to make it at least healthIER, so that kids everywhere don't just start dropping dead. I never knew that blogging would turn into a life saving endeavor.Read More
When it comes to healthy eating on a busy schedule, meal prepping is a MUST! Do you hear me? I realize that isn't what you wanted me to say, but lying to you isn't gonna get us anywhere. I know, you have visions of like seventeen pots on the stove and stuff spilled everywhere whilst you try to jam another container in the fridge - but it doesn't have to be that way. And it doesn't have to take all weekend. Just so happens I have quite a bit of experience in the meal prepping arena and I've developed a formula of sorts. And if I've been able to teach my parents how to do it - you got this.Read More
Hi! I've been drowning in wedding photography and am now returning to this blog! Listen. I'm Italian. And three years ago, when the powers that be told me I could no longer have gluten, or dairy, and about a billion other things, I had a bit of a bad reaction. It involved a lot of crying, spazzing, and laying on the floor crumpled up questioning, "Why?" While I was down there, I also questioned why my forefathers decided to settle in the Midwest as opposed to, I don't know, Hawaii or New Zealand.Read More
There's nothing worse than seeing a charcuterie board when you can no longer consume gluten or dairy. Picnics and charcuterie boards are like besties, and it's annoying. So let's solve this dilemma once and for all and show you how to have a fabulously tasty, dairy free, gluten free picnic. Because I did, using some of my favorite items (all linked below). And actually, it works out better if you have dairy free stuff considering the spoilage factor. So boom.Read More
I can't even right now. So good it almost makes me want to sing a Neil Diamond song if I didn't despise him. I woke up this morning with this recipe in my head. And it's not just any plain old banana nice cream, y'all. It's new and improved and awesomer. But, first we need to talk about nice cream - do you even know of what I speak?Read More