Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwiches!!

Bella Breakdown OMG, we’ve never seen a more beautiful summer essential dessert than this double cookie dough ice cream sandwich! Make these easy egg-free cookie dough sandwich layers in no time then freeze with some cookie dough ice cream for an extra cookie-esque punch. All you need to whip up a batch of your own is: 1 stick butter 1/3 c. sugar 1/3 c. light brown sugar 1 tbsp. milk 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. salt 1 1/4 c. flour 1 c. mini chocolate chips Ice Cream of choice Start by combining the butter and sugars in a medium...

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Make Quick, Crunchy Pickles with Your Vegetable Scraps

Bella Breakdown Ever wonder what to do with those leftover veggie scraps? We have your answer: pickles! This is the perfect way to put some crunch in your lunch. Ingredients red cabbage 2 parts salt 1 part sugar carrot radish rice vinegar Preparation Combine the red cabbage, salt and sugar in a bowl, toss to coat the cabbage thoroughly and let the mixture sit for 10 minutes. Place your cabbage mixture into a clean tea towel and wring the towel out over a bowl or sink to rid the cabbage of it’s excess water. Then, place the freshly wrung...

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How to Make Super Simple Fresh Pasta

Bella Breakdown We’ve all had dry pasta in every shape and size, but fresh pasta is on another level. Fire up that pasta cutter and get fancy for a night. You deserve it. Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup 00 flour (specifically Italian milled flour used for pasta making) 1/4 cup semolina flour 2 large egg yolks 2 large whole eggs 2 Tbsp. water 1 Tbsp. olive oil Procedure Step 1 Mix the all-purpose flour, 00 flour, and semolina flour in a medium size bowl with a whisk.   Step 2 Empty the flour mixture onto a marble...

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Savory Chickpea Waffles

Bella Breakdown Skip the syrup—our savory take on the waffle cuts out more than 25 grams of sugar. Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/2 cup thinly sliced shallots 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme, divided 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided 3/4 pound chopped tomatoes 3.25 ounces chickpea (garbanzo bean) flour (about 3/4 cup) 3/4 cup 1% low-fat milk 1.5 ounces sharp white cheddar cheese, shredded 1 large egg yolk 1 tablespoon cider vinegar, divided 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 large egg...

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One-Minute Marinated Feta

Bella Breakdown The best thing you do with feta is marinate it with a whole bunch of olive oil and fresh herbs. Buy an extra pack of crackers—you’re going to go through this quickly. Grab These Ingredients olive oil thyme feta dried chiles Follow These Simple Steps Place, in a medium size jar, the olive oil, thyme, feta, and dried chilies. Continue layering these ingredients together until the jar is full. Top off the jar with olive oil and refrigerate. This will get better as it sits! Serve your marinated feta spread on lightly salted crackers with a sprinkling...

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