As a little kid (and a college kid, and a newly married kid) one of my favorite junk food treats was a crispy, fried mozzarella stick. There is just nothing better than biting into a crunchy layer of browned bread crumbs followed by the oooey- goooey- goodness of cheese. Well, maybe even better is giving that a dip into some spicy marinara sauce. But after my second baby I started to feel my metabolism slowing down and by baby number four it was quite apparent that an indulgent mozzarella stick would hang around (in the form of hips and tummy) for far longer than I wanted. It was clear I had to avoid one of my favorite guilty pleasures. Until now! (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Basil’
Celebrate the end of the week – responsibly, of course – with a cocktail that might actually be good for you. Thank God It’s Pomegranate! This cocktail combines the healthy benefits of pomegranate with simple syrup and a hint of basil, creating a flavorful and slightly sweet drink. Plus, you can make it with or without alcohol.
Nothing reminds me of summers growing up as much as this fresh delightful salad!