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6 Tips To Grocery Shop Like A Pro

Grocery shopping is like a sport-some people love it and others despise it (seeing that I’m a food blogger, I’m assuming you’ve guessed how much I love it!). That said, it is an essential part of our days-sometimes every day if you live in my household. Stops to the grocery store are just as consistent for me …

Life’s a Beach in Costa Smeralda

We’re one month into our two-month long vacation on the island of Sardinia, the majestic island in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Italy. In this moment in time, life’s a beach. Literally. More specifically, life’s a beach in Costa Smeralda. This beautiful tourist destination in northern Sardinia is the place we are fortunate …

How To Make The Perfect Risotto

Risotto is a traditional Italian dish that has been upgraded from being served as a rustic family meal to gracing the tables of fine-dining Italian restaurants all around the world. Despite its reputation for being fussy and time consuming, risotto is essentially easy to make. Coincidentally, it’s also very easy to mess up! Common mistakes …

Sardinia: Our Home Away From Home

Summer has arrived, and we are spending ours in Sardinia, a rustic, majestic island off the coast of Rome. Wish you were here? Well, you’re welcome to live vicariously through my family! Sardinia: Our Home Away From Home is a collection of photographs that depict our day to day life on this beautiful island. We spend …

12 Summer-Inspired Clean Eating Recipes

As soon as the warm weather rolls in people naturally tend to crave lighter meals, such as leafy green salads, cold pasta salads, and no-bake desserts. Basically, anything that is fresh, healthy, and clean. If the concept of clean eating is new to you, don’t be alarmed. It’s actually quite simple-consume food the way nature delivered …

Clean Eating for Beginners

‘Clean eating’ has become an important element in the natural health food movement. Although the concept of clean eating for beginners may seem overwhelming, it is on the contrary quite a simple concept: consume food in its purest state, or as close as possible to the way nature delivered it. This approach is neither a diet nor …

Top 10 Superfoods To Add To Smoothies

Homemade smoothie recipes provide a way for parents to vary daily snacks for the kids, as well as introduce babies to new fruits and veggies and include a variety of healthy ingredients in the family’s diet. The variations in smoothie recipes are practically endless, which means they appeal to everyone, even the finickiest of eaters! Smoothies can …

The Top 8 Healthy Pesto Recipes

What better way to celebrate St.Patrick’s Day than with a pesto-inspired theme in the kitchen. These 8 healthy pesto recipes are not only festive, they’re delicious and easy to prepare. Pesto is a classic ingredient in any Italian kitchen. From seafood and pasta, to vegetables and proteins, pesto is a rich, light-tasting condiment that adds a bright, fresh flavour to …

Cooking with Chia Seeds

Chia is a superfood seed which derives from Salvia Hispanica, a desert plant natively grown in South America. These tiny seeds pack a powerful nutritional punch, with one ounce containing roughly 139 calories, four grams of protein, eleven grams of fiber, nine grams of fat, and not to mention antioxidants and a healthy dose of calcium, manganese, …