Comfy Comfort Food

Bella Breakdown People tend to have an odd relationship with food. Food can be one of the closest friends we have; we sometimes find ourselves confiding in it. We can also have a really poor relationship with food, rationing ourselves and hating what it may or may not do to our bodies. It’s an odd world we live in, but most people would agree that they all have that one special food or meal that makes them feel safe and happy. Comfort foods are one of the best kinds of foods around. That’s because everyone has a different version...

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The Unseasoned Chef’s Saucy Take On HelloFresh

Cooking can be either your best friend or your worst nightmare. For me, a college student with no prior experience making my meals, it was always the latter. Then, a box of HelloFresh popped up at my door. For those unaware, HelloFresh is a subscription meal service that delivers fresh ingredients to you based on a vast array of recipes and plans to fit your cooking needs. HelloFresh offers three unique functions: the Classic, Veggie, or Family Plans, as well as a diverse, rotating list of recipes that gets updated weekly. HelloFresh lets you choose what you want to...

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Rethinking The Classic PB&J Sandwich

You Probably Thought You’d Never Need Instructions To Make A PB&J Sandwich Your kids are probably tired of eating Peanut Butter and Jelly every day for lunch if that’s what you’re sending them to school with. So let’s get creative and turn this boring lunchtime meal into a delectable dessert that the whole family can enjoy.Here’s what you will need for this creative DIY cooking project: For the Cake batter: 2 cups all-purpose flour 3 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 tablespoons peanut butter...

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This Cheesy Bacon & Brussels Sprouts Bake Is Drool-Worthy

Bella Breakdown Food cravings are real, especially when you’re trying to be healthy. When those cravings come a’calling, we head over to Tastemade and check out recipes. This recipe roundup is so drool-worthy it’s not even fair. There’s salted caramel billionaire bars that prove you don’t have to be filthy rich to be filthy satisfied. Then, they really hit us in the heart with fried cheesecake bites, because the only thing better than cheesecake is fried cheesecake. For your tastebuds, enjoy the most delectable recipe for cheesy bacon and brussels sprouts bake, brought to you by Tastemade of course:...

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Mac N Cheese Empanadas And Apple Streusel Bread…OMG

Bella Breakdown Okay, are you salivating yet? We sure are! These two recipes are decadent, delicious and filling. You get your shot of saltiness with these cheesy and gooey mac n’ cheese empanadas, and then you can polish it off with a savory sweet treat like apple streusel pull-apart bread. Need we say more? Mac N’ Cheese Empanadas by Tastemade INGREDIENTS For the dough: 1 1/2 cups flour 3 tablespoons ice-cold water 1/2 cup cold butter, grated and chilled 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Egg wash (1 egg + 1 tablespoon water) For the filling: 6 ounces...

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