Roger Federer Helps You Eat Like A Pro

Bella Breakdown Athletes tend to be in a tier of their own. Top tier athletes in their respective sports usually have top-notch gym routines, top-notch recovery methods, and top-notch nutrition to keep them at the top of their game. But tennis star Rodger Federer may be putting that theory to the test. In case you haven’t been following tennis for the last twenty years, Roger Federer is one of the best in the game. With over twenty Grand Slam Titles (think tournament wins vs the best in tennis), he is the record holder for most Grand Slam titles ever...

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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies To Get You Feeling Festive

Bella Breakdown When I think of fall, what first comes to mind is the delicious food. Leaves changing and cool nights come second to the thought of comfort food. And nothing says fall quite like sweet treats and delectable desserts. Pumpkin is the flavor of the season. Pumpkin coffee, pumpkin bread, and now pumpkin whoopie pies. For those of you who don’t know, a “whoopie pie” is vanilla creme sandwiched between two cookie or cake pieces. The dessert is believed to be originally from Dutch Country Pennsylvania but has since been morphed and perfected by others from around the...

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Autumn Casserole Recipes To Make Your Mouth Water

Bella Breakdown Summer is over and that only means one thing: sweatpants and comfort food! No more grilling or fresh salads; fall and winter are all about the comfort food that warms your body and fills your heart. And this casserole recipe should put you and everyone else into the fall mood. Fall is a wonderful time of year. The air is getting colder, pumpkin spice flavor is hitting all of your favorite foods, and it’s a good excuse to eat hearty comfort foods on the regular. Casseroles come to mind as fall foods and for a good reason....

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Brilliant Ways Chefs Are Using Old Bay This Summer

Bella Breakdown To anyone who cooks any type of fish they know the importance of Old Bay seasoning. However, there are some chefs who understand the tastiness of this particular seasoning and have created some great ways to use it this summer. For Atlas Restaurant Group’s corporate chef Aaron Taylor, Old Bay is a popular ingredient. “Old Bay works great in the summer because it is so versatile,” Taylor says. “[It] adds a great punch to any dish, especially a chicken or shellfish dish,” Taylor says. Pair your Old Bay oil chicken with an IPA or summer ale to...

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The Only Recipes You Need For National Pizza Day

Bella Breakdown Forget Valentine’s Day, one of my favorite holidays is upon us. Yes, February 9th is National Pizza Day, and it’s time to start preparing your pizza feast. Gather your friends, break out the wine and settle in for a night of gourmet pizza. Now, the first thing to consider is the crust of course. Feel free to go store bought or homemade (see recipe below). If you are getting pre-made dough, I really like Trader Joe’s fresh dough! Pro tip: you can also go to your local pizzeria and ask to buy some dough. It’s usually around...

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