Warm Up With This Recipe For Wild Rice Mushroom Soup

Bella Breakdown Wild Rice Mushroom Vegan Soup This creamy soup incorporates wild rice and mushrooms for a vegan, dairy-free soup. This gluten-free and vegan soup is sure to keep you warm during the cold seasons that the whole family can enjoy! Print Recipe Pin Recipe Prep Time 5 minsCook Time 55 minsTotal Time 1 hr Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack, SoupCuisine French Servings 4 servingsCalories 1200 kcal Ingredients  1 can Coconut Milk (14 ounces)3/4 cup Wild Rice Blend5-6 cups Vegetable Broth (5 cups for a thicker consistency and 6 cups for thinner consistency)4 cups Mushrooms - Crimini and...

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Spooky And Sweet Halloween Monster Popcorn Balls

Bella Breakdown Monster Popcorn Balls This sweet treat is on the spooky side and just in time for Halloween. This fun family craft activity is a great way to spend time with the family while making some fun treats. Print Recipe Pin Recipe Prep Time 30 minsTotal Time 30 mins Course Dessert, SnackCuisine American Servings 20 Popcorn BallsCalories 1500 kcal EquipmentLarge Pot Ingredients  1 package Mini Marshmallows (16 ounces)16 cups Popped Popcorn (2/3 cups of popcorn kernels)5 tbsp Butter1 can Non-Stick Cooking Spray10 drops Food Coloring (any color desired) (recommended - purple, green, or blue)Halloween Sprinkles (optional)Candy Eyes (optional)Halloween-Themed Candy...

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How Changing Your Diet Can Help You Live Longer

Bella Breakdown Man has searched centuries for the secret of living longer and there are a couple of countries around the world that hold the secret. Scientists and researchers have indicated 5 countries around the world called blue zones that have citizens with a high population of centenarians (people who are over 100 years of age). Scientists have researched blue zones to find the secret of living a longer life and diet seems to play a big role. Here are a couple of changes you can make to your diet to ensure you live a long and healthy life....

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Replace Unhealthy Snacks With This Recipe For Zucchini Chips

Simple Baked Zucchini Chips Pass on the potato chips and try this healthy snack alternative made with simple, healthy ingredients. Once you'll try these zucchini chips, you'll be hooked on this healthy snack. The best part is you can customize any way you like with herbs and spices. Print Recipe Pin Recipe EquipmentMandolin Veggie SlicerPastry Brush Ingredients  2 tbsp. Olive Oil1 large ZucchiniKosher Salt (for taste, as desired)Herb or Spice Of Choice (optional) Instructions Preheat the oven to 225 °F. Line two 17" baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Cut the ends of the zucchini off and start...

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The Delicate And Enriched History Of Saffron

Bella Breakdown Exotic spices can cost a pretty penny at the market, including the delicate saffron spice. Saffron can cast as much as $10,000 per kilogram due to the delicate harvest process that can only be done by hand. Saffron has a rich history spanning thousands of years as being one of the most sought-after spices in the world. Saffron isn’t only for cooking, it can also be used as a dye and medicine. For only one gram of saffron, 150 saffron flowers are harvested with most of the less expensive saffron found in grocery stores that could be...

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