The BEST Cilantro-Lime Chicken Recipe

Bella Breakdown You don’t even need to like cilantro to love this cilantro-lime chicken! Ingredients 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 c. Chopped cilantro Juice of 2 limes pinch of crushed red pepper flakes 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 tsp. cumin cooked white rice, for serving To make, combine olive oil, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, red pepper flakes, and cumin. Mix well, then add chicken thighs to the mixture and marinate for 30 minutes. Add salt and pepper to both sides of the chicken thighs. In a sauté pan, heat some olive oil and cook the...

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These Pina Colada Smoothie Bowls Will Get You Through to Summer

Bella Breakdown This tropical drink tastes as good as it looks! Ingredientes Smoothie: Frozen pineapple Banana Coconut milk Garnish: Pineapple Banana Toasted coconut flakes Maraschino cherry To make Combine bananas, frozen pineapple and coconut milk in a blender. Pour the mixture into a bowl and top with sliced bananas, chopped pineapple, toasted coconut and a maraschino cherry. Stay...

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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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How to Make Your Own Poke Bowl, the Wildly Popular Fish Dish from Hawaii

Bella Breakdown Here’s a really simple, super-delicious salmon poke bowl recipe for you to try. Loaded with healthy fats from the avocado and salmon, plus tons of protein, this dish has enough nutrients to keep you going. To make: Chop 12 oz of tuna and set aside in a bowl. In a separate bowl, combine 1/3 cup soy sauce, 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar, 2 Tbsp. mirin, 1 Tbsp. sesame oil, and ¼ tsp sriracha. Mix well. Put 2 cups cooked sushi rice into a bowl, then add 2 large shredded carrots, 1 medium cucumber, 1 cup shredded green cabbage,...

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Cramp Relief Smoothie Recipe

Bella Breakdown This cramp-busting smoothie will help you fight hunger as well as PMS! Carrots help lower hormones and detoxify the body, pineapple helps to ease bloating, banana helps to ease muscle cramps, ginger helps calm and soothe cramps, turmeric acts as an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever, Kefir fights against PMS and bloating. Combine these six ingredients in a blender. PM-YES! Next time your aunt flow pays you a visit, try this yoga routine designed to help out us Bellas with...

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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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