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Pineapple-Rum Havana Cocktail

Pineapple-Rum Havana Cocktail

This is a Havana cocktail and I love this drink almost as much as I love the song Havana by Camila Cabello.  A rum-based drink that is served “up,” this is smooth and fruity from the very first sip.  The trick to this tropical beauty is […]

Muffuletta

Muffuletta

The Muffuletta is one of the greatest sandwiches ever created, yet sadly many have never heard of it. The Muffuletta is a New Orleans classic, created in 1906 by a local grocery owner named Salvatore Lupo. Lupo, an attentive man, watched as Sicilian farmers would come […]

Oven Roasted Corn With Herb Butter

Oven Roasted Corn With Herb Butter

Some things will never change. Even after 11 years living Northern California, I still consider myself a New Yorker. And so when this time of year arrives, I think of corn–the kind of colorful, sweet, cobs of corn that were plentiful on the south fork […]

Changemaker Power Of Girl Founder Lily Riccio And Her Favorite Blueberry Coffee Cake

Changemaker Power Of Girl Founder Lily Riccio And Her Favorite Blueberry Coffee Cake

15 year-old Lily Riccio is my featured Changemaker this month. This high school sophomore is doing her part to help shatter barriers and bring down glass ceilings across industries. Lily launched her digital platform, Power of Girl, in April of 2017.  It is an inspirational […]

Dairy-Free Pineapple-Peach Turmeric Smoothie

Dairy-Free Pineapple-Peach Turmeric Smoothie

Day 5 of my smoothie week concludes with another easy, tropical-inspired dairy-free smoothie packed with nutrients to keep you energized throughout the day (or weekend). This is my pineapple-peach turmeric smoothie, and it is absolutely delicious. I can’t say this is my favorite of the 5 […]

Cranberry-Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Cranberry-Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Smoothie week recipe #4: a cranberry-orange creamsicle smoothie that’s completely addictive. Ever have a creamsicle as a kid? If you were a fan like I was, you are in for a treat with this cranberry-orange creamsicle smoothie that hits the nail on the head in the […]