August 5, 2014

Zucchini Obsession: 14 Zucchini Recipes that Make Amazing Summer Meals

When I bring up my seasonal obsession with zucchini – which, incidentally, is in full effect at the moment – I always marvel at how many people describe the delicious summer squash as either tasteless, or perhaps even more astonishingly, as boring and difficult to work with. Tasteless? Boring? Difficult to work with? Hearing those kinds of comments, I instantly know that the people making them are woefully uninitiated in the many sublime pleasures of the deceptively simple vegetable.

Growing up the grandson of a Neapolitan grandmother, I was introduced to zucchini as an ingredient in a multitude of meals at a very early age. When properly prepared, zucchini serves as the basis for an enormous number of mouthwatering dishes. In fact, if anything, the difficulty of working with zucchini is often having too many meal directions to choose from. Read the rest of this entry »

July 9, 2013

Summer S’mores With a Twist

After a recent bonfire mishap, I was on the hunt for s’more recipes that didn’t involve making a fire. I found three bonfire-free s’more recipes definitely worth sharing.

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June 18, 2013

The Military Diet

Yesterday my friend and I were hanging out when she began telling me about this diet she was going to try out. I immediately thought to myself, “Oh great, another diet where you can only eat carrots for 5 days.” But when she began reading off the meal plan for The Military Diet, I was shocked that the list actually included real food and meals. I mean, you actually get to eat ice cream on this diet. I was highly intrigued and after doing some research about the diet, I’m going to try it too!

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June 4, 2013

My 5 Favorite Low-Calorie Summer Treats

After a long, hot summer day I like to treat myself to a delicious dessert after dinner. I’m often on a health kick during the summer months, so I try and stick to low-calorie sweets. I used to think there wasn’t anything out there that was yummy enough for my taste buds and didn’t go over 400 calories, but boy I was wrong. Over the years I’ve discovered which low-calorie treats beat the rest, so naturally, I had to share them with you!

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