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
I'm Italian. And in 2013, 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
Does anyone even like celery? Anyone? I'm super bad at thinking of names for things. My previous twenty-something blog was titled Blunt Delivery. Over the years, the bombardment of inquiries asking if I was a drug delivery service revealed to me that perhaps it wasn't as crystal clear to others as it was in my mind. A deliverer of bluntness, not blunts, people. #namefailRead More