Meals For One

Bella Breakdown First of all, stop thinking that meals for one is sad. It is not! We, at some point in our lives, have all been single people, living on our own, having to fend for ourselves! It is important that we know how to make meals for ourselves as well in the most efficient, cost-effective way possible. You can’t order off of the dollar menu you’re entire life, and we all know eating out gets expensive. So here are a few ways to make the most out of meals for one: 1. Plan Your Meals Around Your Ingredients...

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Pairing Fast Food Combos With Wine

Bella Breakdown If I could dream up the perfect meal, it would probably be heaps of something from Taco Bell and a bottle of Rose. For some reason though, that is not a meal that you should be proud of, and I’m not totally sure why. I think it sounds amazing. It turns out I’m not the only one who feels like fast food and wine would make a fantastic combination. Business Insider and a few professional sommeliers put together a list of the best fast food and wine pairings. Here are the top 5: 5. In-n-Out Double Double...

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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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Try These Everyday Tips To Make Dieting Easy

Bella Breakdown There are an infinite amount of dieting fads. Many people have a hard time figuring out which one will work for them and is the most effective. Nutritionists suggest instead of diving head first into a daunting diet, incorporate a lot of small changes into your daily routine. Here are some of the small changes that professionals suggest… 1.) Use bento boxes! This helps with meal prep and portion control. 2.) Veggies, veggies, veggies. Try substituting meat and high fat foods with lots of yummy vegetables. 3.) Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so...

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Meatless Meal Options That Kids Will Love!

Bella Breakdown Each night I try and figure out what to make for dinner. Having to feed my 3 kids plus my husband and I is something I have to think about in advance if I am going to put something healthy on the table. I really love cooking (most of the time) and it is important to me to feed my family nutritious and delicious food. While we are not vegetarians, it is always a goal of mine to make at least one meal of the week a meatless one. Nachos: You can find healthier whole grain tortilla chips...

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