Revisiting Rome: Baked Eggplant Parmesan with Homemade Tomato Sauce

It was our third day in Rome and we were exhausted. And hungry. My mom is a notoriously picky eater. As the group leader, I was unofficially tasked with not only guiding us through the city, but finding affordable, non-touristy places to eat that would make my picky mom and equally picky sister, happy. We …

Top 3 Healthy Cinco de Mayo Dishes to Spice Up Your Meatless Monday Fiesta

Like St. Patricks Day, Cinco de Mayo is one of those holidays that we take seriously. As in, we find the yummiest food (and not a few drinks) to celebrate another country's culture for the day without really having any idea what the holiday is about. These fiestas aren't always so healthy though. Between the …

Golden Beet and Radish Arugula Salad with Pan-Seared Asparagus + BONUS EARTH DAY SMOOTHIE RECIPE!

10 minutes. That's what it took to put this beautiful salad together. 10. Minutes. Pan-seared asparagus. Doesn't that sound so yummy? I can feel my stomach rumbling already. And then you've got these beautiful golden beets. I've only ever had beets that were boiled or roasted. It was a little scary to go for them …