Healthy Halloween 2016

Happy Weekend Everyone!

It has been a busier week than expected so, I apologize for lag time between posts. With Halloween coming up, and everyone rushing to the store to pick up candy this weekend, I wanted to share some of my past recommendations and a few new ones.


Back in 2014 I shared some non-candy options to balance out all of the sugar kids (and adults) will be ingesting. While I still use some of those items, like glow-sticks, I also am an advocate for Fair-Trade candy whenever possible. That was the focus of my 2015 post. Continue reading

Vegan Ricotta Recipe

It doesn’t get any more simple or delicious for dairy free cheese than this!

I first tried out vegan tofu ricotta this past Christmas with my family. I was rolling out and cutting some fresh made pasta for lasagna and also making eggplant rollatini. Growing up I spent holidays with both my Mom’s and Dad’s family which, while both big and fun, meant an over-abundance of food. My Dad’s side is 100% Italian so Christmas Eve, Christmas, the day after Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are memories of fun with cousins aunts and uncles around lots of fish, poultry, and of course pasta and cheese. Continue reading

Snap Kitchen Philly Review

Disclosure:  I received free samples from Snap Kitchen while at the event as well as meals to take home. All opinions stated are my own.

 

I had such a great time checking out the brand new Old City Snap Kitchen location in Philadelphia last week before the grand opening! Local bloggers and IGers were invited to not only try whatever foods we wanted but also snap blog-worthy photos with the picture station they had set up that you can see below – so much fun! I’m sure you can still see a collection of the pics on Instagram by searching #snapkitchenphilly. Continue reading