Savory Pepperoni Pizza Crescent Rolls

Sunday football is much less exciting without snacks. And this past Sunday, I was craving a savory snack that wouldn’t require too much effort. I’d had some leftover pizza ingredients from a pizza I had made earlier in the week, but I didn’t have any dough. I did, however, have some of those delicious Pillsbury crescent rolls (the most exciting part is popping the can, … Continue reading Savory Pepperoni Pizza Crescent Rolls

What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder? (Plus, Advice From Someone Who Has It)

Generalized anxiety disorder, commonly known as GAD, affects about seven million people in the United States and even more worldwide. It’s fairly common, but it can be complex to understand and difficult to cope with at first. What is it? How do you know when you have it? Here are some answers to the most common questions surrounding GAD—plus, I partnered with Emily Hein, founder … Continue reading What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder? (Plus, Advice From Someone Who Has It)

Cilantro Lime Shrimp Salad in Avocado Bowls

Summertime often brings huge, unpredictable thunderstorms in the Northeast. So when the power went out today, I was immediately in search of a tasty, summery meal that I didn’t have to cook. Thankfully, I bought some pre-cooked shrimp a while back, so all I had to do was defrost them in room temperature water, and they were good to go. While I tried not to … Continue reading Cilantro Lime Shrimp Salad in Avocado Bowls

mini peanut butter and nutella brownies

I am the world’s worst baker. When I try to bake anything, I always find myself saying, “Oh, that didn’t work,” as I solemnly watch my experiment deflate as it cooks in the oven. Or stick together, or lose shape, or taste like garbage…you get the point. This past weekend, I took the easy route. I bought packaged brownie mix. And it’s not because I’m … Continue reading mini peanut butter and nutella brownies

Fried macaroni and cheese balls

Mac and cheese is life. But actually, I just got a new deep fryer for my birthday (yes, that is what I asked for) and wanted to test it out. I thought, “What better to test it with than some homemade mac and cheese balls?” So I did just that. Pro tip: you don’t need a deep fryer for this recipe. You can definitely use … Continue reading Fried macaroni and cheese balls

Chipotle cheddar macaroni and cheese

Mac & cheese has always been my favorite food. I remember feeling so empowered when I was little, whenever my mom would let me take the reins and stir the powdered cheese sauce into the perfectly cooked Kraft noodles. Yes, it’s pretty easy to make boxed mac & cheese, but when you’re young, cooking anything alone is an accomplishment. I’ve upped my cooking game a … Continue reading Chipotle cheddar macaroni and cheese