Disclaimer – I am not here to single out any food brands. I am teaching about reading food labels in general. What’s the difference? Carbohydrates are large sugar or starch molecules. Sugars are simple molecules in the form of granules or syrup. When the label says “no sugar added” this means sugar in some shape or form of granules or syrups were not added. This … Continue reading Insight of the day: No sugar added, does not mean carbohydrate free!
I am obsessed with pizza. Not to mention I am a lot Italian and grew up on it. I could eat pizza for every meal. Mom raised us on making our own bread, pasta and pizza! Yay carbs. Inventing pizza recipes has been a fun tradition in our household. One of my favorites is the “dessert” pizza. Whole wheat crust topped with Nutella, marscapone cheese, fresh … Continue reading Pizza Chicken?
SAVE THE DATE WALK FOR HUNGER SUNDAY MAY 4TH 2014 It is that time of year again~ On Sunday, May 4th, I will be participating in Project Bread’s 2014 Walk for Hunger. I hope that you will support me in my efforts to raise money to help end hunger in Massachusetts! Check out my direct web page to donate! http://support.projectbread.org/site/TR/Walk/General?px=1364781&pg=personal&fr_id=1230 Join my team: Title Boxing … Continue reading Walk for Hunger! 2014
On May 5th 2013 last Sunday, the Bean Town Walkers participated in the annual Walk for Hunger 20 mile walk around Boston. At Project Bread’s 45th Walk for Hunger, 30,000 Walkers and 2,000 Volunteers raised an estimated $3.1 million to support community-based programs that assist hungry people across Massachusetts. We had a rocking time considering the recent events in Boston. A big part of the … Continue reading Walk for Hunger 2013
Significance of the date; July 23rd, 1984? Yup it was that time of year again, the day baby Nina was brought into the world! Last weekend was fun, but of course I had to do something food related to make my day exceptional. It was a quiet day that included a stop in downtown Tarpon Springs. What did I find you might ask! Coffee! Espresso, … Continue reading July 23!
The walk for Hunger in Boston Mass was held this past Sunday, May 6th 2012! A warm THANK YOU to all of the friends and family that donated and showed support. We achieved our team goal of raising over $700.00, and I achieved my personal goal of raising over $500.00!!! Every year I set this as a personal goal which allows me to be a … Continue reading Walk for Hunger May 6th, 2012!!
Friday, April 20th 2012 I visited a farmer’s market in downtown Dunedin, Florida with my cousin Lisa, friend Lisa and Aunt Silvana. It was a pretty good time even though by the time we got there they were starting to shut down! Bummer, we will have to plan ahead next time. Don’t forget to bring cash!! We had to get a picture next to these … Continue reading Famer’s Markets!!!