A Skewer is Cooler

Bella Breakdown When you throw a party with a lot of guests, you can’t help but feel as though things need to seem unique. You want to create a memorable atmosphere, and that means every detail needs to be perfect, down to how you’re serving your food. Sure, buffet style is always great, and even having servers pass out appetizers is awesome too. The latest, and possibly most talked about trend, has to be the skewer. Seriously, we’ve been skewering everything. The skewer is no longer saved for the kabob. A skewer can pretty much make any average food...

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All You Need To Know About Wine

Bella Breakdown We have all met those people who go out to dinner and order a glass of wine. They spin it, sniff it, take the world’s tiniest sip and then try to tell you about all of the obscure tastes and aromas they’re experiencing. I’m sorry, but 99% of those tastes and aromas are probably made up. And frankly, it seems sacrilegious to just spit it back out again. If I got wine tasting, please believe I’m leaving with a belly full of wine. So, for the most basic of wine drinkers, what are the most important things...

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Summertime Sickness

Bella Breakdown As we make our way to the end of the summer months, we can’t help but savor our last few days of hot weather and weekend parties that go late into the night. You still might be participating in barbecues every weekend, and who could blame you? Barbecues have some of the best food! Summer, especially this particularly hot one, can be a breeding ground for foodborne illnesses. There are a number of foods you might be preparing for your summer meal that should be prepped with a lot of caution. 1. Poultry It’s super important that...

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Food That Will Bug You

v Bella Breakdown Luckily for me, I’ve never necessarily been a picky eater. I’ve always been okay with different flavors, vegetables, an occasional odd meat. Never have I been so picky, that my diet had to resort to eating bugs. For one young woman in Philadelphia, bugs seemed to be the only thing she enjoyed eating. That’s right, I said it. Bugs. 24 year old, Joy Nemerson began getting creative with her meals because she was suffering from food intolerance. Joy started to implement food into her diet. She advocates for the fact that these creepy crawlies contain just...

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Curb Bad Cravings

Bella Breakdown We’ve all been in the position of having a bad hankering for junk food. My Achilles heel has always been candy, specifically chocolate. A lot of people crave greasy foods like pizza, burgers, fries, nachos. The list could honestly go on forever. Junk food cravings are completely normal. They often come when we’re stressed out, or hormonal. If you feel as though you’ve been giving into the craving monster inside of you way too much lately, then there are substitutes you can make to curb your junk food cravings. Craving nachos? Replace high fat nachos with a...

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Ditch the Bed Head

Bella Breakdown Have you gone to sleep with a silky mane of perfect hair, and woken up to find it looks as though it’s been a temporary home for a family of squirrels? Yeah, that’s pretty much me every time I wake up. Now, I’m not sure about you, but my hair tangles extremely easily. So, where I was able to run my hands through it the night before, in the morning I’m brushing out tangles that make my eyes water. There are a few ways, however, that help to preserve your hair overnight, so you can at least...

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