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Coast to Coast: 12 Crazy Food Truck Cuisines Worth Road Tripping For | Brit + Co.

via Coast to Coast: 12 Crazy Food Truck Cuisines Worth Road Tripping For | Brit + Co.. We’ve scoured the country from coast to coast in search of  unique, weird and downright crazy food-truck cuisine. Grab your keys, your friends

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Coast to Coast: 12 Crazy Food Truck Cuisines Worth Road Tripping For | Brit + Co.

via Coast to Coast: 12 Crazy Food Truck Cuisines Worth Road Tripping For | Brit + Co.. We’ve scoured the country from coast to coast in search of  unique, weird and downright crazy food-truck cuisine. Grab your keys, your friends

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Brown Bag It! 18 Healthy Lunches | Brit + Co.

Brown Bag It! 18 Healthy Lunches | Brit + Co. by Michelle Swift We understand life gets hectic, but come on. Treat your body right by skipping the drive-thru and brown bagging this: 18 healthy lunches that can keep up with

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Brown Bag It! 18 Healthy Lunches | Brit + Co.

Brown Bag It! 18 Healthy Lunches | Brit + Co. by Michelle Swift We understand life gets hectic, but come on. Treat your body right by skipping the drive-thru and brown bagging this: 18 healthy lunches that can keep up with

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Spring Day Perfection

For today this just seems fitting, in fact I’d love to just fit myself into this recount of a NYC spring day: “I landed in New York to find the weather itself conspiring against me. It was one of those

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Spring Day Perfection

For today this just seems fitting, in fact I’d love to just fit myself into this recount of a NYC spring day: “I landed in New York to find the weather itself conspiring against me. It was one of those

Story-Telling

Jot It Down on Paper: Facebook’s Newest App

Are you head-over-heels excited to get your hands on the new iPhone app available February 3rd? It’s like Facebook meets Pinterest meets Instagram meets Twitter meets Feedly. Facebook imagined the unthinkable and created a new publishing tool to share stories.

Story-Telling

Jot It Down on Paper: Facebook’s Newest App

Are you head-over-heels excited to get your hands on the new iPhone app available February 3rd? It’s like Facebook meets Pinterest meets Instagram meets Twitter meets Feedly. Facebook imagined the unthinkable and created a new publishing tool to share stories.

Avocado Salad

Avocado Salad

Buttery avocado, zesty lime, the warm earthiness of cumin, and refreshing cilantro combine in this fresh salad, pairing nicely with spicy foods. Avocado Salad Ingredients: 1 Ripe Avocado, diced 1 Tomato, chopped 3 Green Onions, finely chopped (include the green

Avocado Salad

Avocado Salad

Buttery avocado, zesty lime, the warm earthiness of cumin, and refreshing cilantro combine in this fresh salad, pairing nicely with spicy foods. Avocado Salad Ingredients: 1 Ripe Avocado, diced 1 Tomato, chopped 3 Green Onions, finely chopped (include the green

Spaghetti in a Caper Cream Sauce with Parmigiano

A rich, homestyle creation that will have you coming back again and again. Think comfort food—Italian style. Creamy bèchamel, a hint of toasted nutmeg, nutty Parmigiano Reggiano, and a salty-acidic bite of caper. Buon Appetito! Spaghetti in a Caper Cream

Spaghetti in a Caper Cream Sauce with Parmigiano

A rich, homestyle creation that will have you coming back again and again. Think comfort food—Italian style. Creamy bèchamel, a hint of toasted nutmeg, nutty Parmigiano Reggiano, and a salty-acidic bite of caper. Buon Appetito! Spaghetti in a Caper Cream

Stuffed Dates

Dates Decked Out with Blue Cheese, Pomegranate, Walnut & Mint

Looking for an easy, appetizer that says, gourmet? Try this date dish out on your guests this Christmas. Elegant, bite sized, and delicious they are sure to send guest rockin’ around the Christmas tree! Dates Decked Out with Blue Cheese,

Stuffed Dates

Dates Decked Out with Blue Cheese, Pomegranate, Walnut & Mint

Looking for an easy, appetizer that says, gourmet? Try this date dish out on your guests this Christmas. Elegant, bite sized, and delicious they are sure to send guest rockin’ around the Christmas tree! Dates Decked Out with Blue Cheese,

Roll-Up

Stuffed Collard Greens with Quinoa and Legumes

Roll into the New Year with a healthy twist on the traditional cabbage roll! Let the economical collard green shine in the limelight as it’s typically downplayed by its similar leaf, kale. Although kale bodes more popular, collards are nutritionally

Roll-Up

Stuffed Collard Greens with Quinoa and Legumes

Roll into the New Year with a healthy twist on the traditional cabbage roll! Let the economical collard green shine in the limelight as it’s typically downplayed by its similar leaf, kale. Although kale bodes more popular, collards are nutritionally

Black Beans/Sweet Potatoes

Black Beans with Sweet Potatoes

Warm up a fall night with Black Beans and Sweet Potatoes! A simplistic meal, nutritious and quick, it can be used in a myriad of ways: – Eat it as is – For more of a substantial bite serve atop

Black Beans/Sweet Potatoes

Black Beans with Sweet Potatoes

Warm up a fall night with Black Beans and Sweet Potatoes! A simplistic meal, nutritious and quick, it can be used in a myriad of ways: – Eat it as is – For more of a substantial bite serve atop

Gomen with Lentils

Gomen and Lentils

The familiar collard green stars in the Ethiopian dish, Gomen: Typically served atop a platter of injera and eaten with your hands, I served the greens over brown lentils. A powerhouse of vitamins and fiber not to mention flavor, Gomen tastes

Gomen with Lentils

Gomen and Lentils

The familiar collard green stars in the Ethiopian dish, Gomen: Typically served atop a platter of injera and eaten with your hands, I served the greens over brown lentils. A powerhouse of vitamins and fiber not to mention flavor, Gomen tastes

Eggs in Tomato Harissa Sauce

Fried Eggs in a Spicy Tomato and Harissa Sauce with Crusty Bread

A quintessential meal to satisfy the appetite for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Healthy, quick and the perfect blend of spice to warm the chilly onset of Fall and Winter. Fried Eggs with Spicy Tomato Harissa Sauce may become your new

Eggs in Tomato Harissa Sauce

Fried Eggs in a Spicy Tomato and Harissa Sauce with Crusty Bread

A quintessential meal to satisfy the appetite for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Healthy, quick and the perfect blend of spice to warm the chilly onset of Fall and Winter. Fried Eggs with Spicy Tomato Harissa Sauce may become your new

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Home Sweet Home

…and that is the richness of travel, sense of home broadens. A melding with places sought, people met, challenges faced, memories made, conversations over meals shared, and looks exchanged. Sense of place fades as your world expands. …the richness of

home-sweet-home

Home Sweet Home

…and that is the richness of travel, sense of home broadens. A melding with places sought, people met, challenges faced, memories made, conversations over meals shared, and looks exchanged. Sense of place fades as your world expands. …the richness of

Firenze

Florence

Romanticalism at it’s finest. Yes, I say romanticalism—not really a word you say? Well, it’s describing romanticism in a heightened sense—a strengthening of language. Florence. Ah Florence. Where one can simply stand, enamored in it all. The Medici’s, Leonardo, Botticelli,

Firenze

Florence

Romanticalism at it’s finest. Yes, I say romanticalism—not really a word you say? Well, it’s describing romanticism in a heightened sense—a strengthening of language. Florence. Ah Florence. Where one can simply stand, enamored in it all. The Medici’s, Leonardo, Botticelli,

Pisa

Pisa

    That utter sense of satisfaction. Not wanting, not needing, simply being. Traversing by foot, crossing the River Arno, flanked by brightly, painted buildings. Sunshine warming one’s cheeks. Gelato in hand, the memory of Pisa, leaning.

Pisa

Pisa

    That utter sense of satisfaction. Not wanting, not needing, simply being. Traversing by foot, crossing the River Arno, flanked by brightly, painted buildings. Sunshine warming one’s cheeks. Gelato in hand, the memory of Pisa, leaning.

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Love in Silence.

Love in Silence. {Video} | elephant journal. “If you aren’t quite sure what love looks like anymore, but still believe in it; If you believe that love isn’t about making anyone stay; If you believe that love is hearing each

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Love in Silence.

Love in Silence. {Video} | elephant journal. “If you aren’t quite sure what love looks like anymore, but still believe in it; If you believe that love isn’t about making anyone stay; If you believe that love is hearing each

Tellaro

Tellaro

  Narrow, winding roads. Volcanic, black rock dotted with sunbathers, extending outward to the sea. A slow pace. Lardo and fresh figs, upturning the ends of one’s mouth. Lost and found in Tellaro.

Tellaro

Tellaro

  Narrow, winding roads. Volcanic, black rock dotted with sunbathers, extending outward to the sea. A slow pace. Lardo and fresh figs, upturning the ends of one’s mouth. Lost and found in Tellaro.

Moneglia

Moneglia by Moonlight

A rocky beach and salty sea, lulling ashore. Constellations alight the night sky. A shooting star—pause—in reverence of. Frizzante, shared between two glasses, and a friend whose greatness is immeasurable. A talk of life.  

Moneglia

Moneglia by Moonlight

A rocky beach and salty sea, lulling ashore. Constellations alight the night sky. A shooting star—pause—in reverence of. Frizzante, shared between two glasses, and a friend whose greatness is immeasurable. A talk of life.  

Hot Dog

“Dog Days of Summer”

How do you like your dog? Boiled, grilled, pan fried….frozen like a popsicle! Summer heat coaxes outdoor grilling and the classic hot dog is–top dog for barbecue gatherings, picnics and ball games. Whether it’s the nostalgia of Americana or ease

Hot Dog

“Dog Days of Summer”

How do you like your dog? Boiled, grilled, pan fried….frozen like a popsicle! Summer heat coaxes outdoor grilling and the classic hot dog is–top dog for barbecue gatherings, picnics and ball games. Whether it’s the nostalgia of Americana or ease

Hipanema Bracelets

Hipanema

While doing some window shopping, I was drawn to the most fabulous bracelets, enticing me with their vibrant colors. But there was something else that caught my eye, a familiar ribbon signifying luck, the Brazilian wish ribbon or “fita.” Having

Hipanema Bracelets

Hipanema

While doing some window shopping, I was drawn to the most fabulous bracelets, enticing me with their vibrant colors. But there was something else that caught my eye, a familiar ribbon signifying luck, the Brazilian wish ribbon or “fita.” Having

Great Grandpa Piotter

Bring Back the Butcher

Featured in Flavor616, June 2013 The white-apron clad experts behind the meat counter, amid sausage casings and bone dusters, are a dying breed. Tim Sobie owner and meat cutter of Sobie Meats in Walker, MI remarks, “Is there a resurgence

Great Grandpa Piotter

Bring Back the Butcher

Featured in Flavor616, June 2013 The white-apron clad experts behind the meat counter, amid sausage casings and bone dusters, are a dying breed. Tim Sobie owner and meat cutter of Sobie Meats in Walker, MI remarks, “Is there a resurgence

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Bottoms Up

by MICHELLE SWIFT featured in ROADBELLY Transitioning from corporate suit and tie to a brick-and-mortar community builder, Matt Michiels, a self-declared extreme hobby guy, brings Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply—a place for beer lovers and brewers—to the Ada neighborhood.

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Bottoms Up

by MICHELLE SWIFT featured in ROADBELLY Transitioning from corporate suit and tie to a brick-and-mortar community builder, Matt Michiels, a self-declared extreme hobby guy, brings Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply—a place for beer lovers and brewers—to the Ada neighborhood.

Dream

The pursuit of ________?

Make your life, don’t just let it happen. What do you want to be today, not someday? What makes you inspired, scared, or thankful? What are you waiting for? Think about it….. Gather your dreams, desires, what-have-you’s, fears and wonderment

Dream

The pursuit of ________?

Make your life, don’t just let it happen. What do you want to be today, not someday? What makes you inspired, scared, or thankful? What are you waiting for? Think about it….. Gather your dreams, desires, what-have-you’s, fears and wonderment

Kimchi

Take-out Night!

A rice dish filled with funk, spice and leafy greens—what more could one want! Fried rice, akin to comfort food, is a dish that tastes even better when prepared with leftovers. Simplicity in preparation, Kimchi Fried Rice is a one

Kimchi

Take-out Night!

A rice dish filled with funk, spice and leafy greens—what more could one want! Fried rice, akin to comfort food, is a dish that tastes even better when prepared with leftovers. Simplicity in preparation, Kimchi Fried Rice is a one

Corktown-Graffiti-Pyramid

48 hours in Detroit, a beautiful decay

I went for two reasons and found a few more. A sad-like, happiness, a contradiction that somehow makes sense, perhaps not immediately but allow it to soak in. A nostalgic sense of what was, what is, what could be—a history,

Corktown-Graffiti-Pyramid

48 hours in Detroit, a beautiful decay

I went for two reasons and found a few more. A sad-like, happiness, a contradiction that somehow makes sense, perhaps not immediately but allow it to soak in. A nostalgic sense of what was, what is, what could be—a history,

cocktails

Booze Cruise: Progressive Style

It’s that time of year, the hustle and bustle of holidays has fizzled away and winter has rooted itself, initiating a craving for warmth and revelry. This year, instead of moping around the house in your Snuggie awaiting spring, pass

cocktails

Booze Cruise: Progressive Style

It’s that time of year, the hustle and bustle of holidays has fizzled away and winter has rooted itself, initiating a craving for warmth and revelry. This year, instead of moping around the house in your Snuggie awaiting spring, pass

Offal_cuts

Offal

When was the last time you feasted on ‘mystery’ meat?  No, not that frozen, reheated chicken patty slapped on your lunch tray at the ‘ol high school cafeteria.  We’re talking straight up variety meat, offal. Offal is not something you’ll

Offal_cuts

Offal

When was the last time you feasted on ‘mystery’ meat?  No, not that frozen, reheated chicken patty slapped on your lunch tray at the ‘ol high school cafeteria.  We’re talking straight up variety meat, offal. Offal is not something you’ll

Parmesan and Kale Dusted Popcorn

Parmesan and Kale Dusted Popcorn

Last week I went on a kale chip baking frenzy and this week found myself with some leftover kale chips.  I decided to re-purpose my kale into fairy dust for popcorn—yes, it’s magical in your mouth!!! Enjoy this savory snack—pop

Parmesan and Kale Dusted Popcorn

Parmesan and Kale Dusted Popcorn

Last week I went on a kale chip baking frenzy and this week found myself with some leftover kale chips.  I decided to re-purpose my kale into fairy dust for popcorn—yes, it’s magical in your mouth!!! Enjoy this savory snack—pop

the hustle

How to be a Freelancer Not a Bill Collector

If you’ve done freelance work, your ears are no stranger to the phrase, “we can’t pay you, but you’ll get exposure!”  When first starting out as a freelancer with no experience, free work may be the way to put yourself

the hustle

How to be a Freelancer Not a Bill Collector

If you’ve done freelance work, your ears are no stranger to the phrase, “we can’t pay you, but you’ll get exposure!”  When first starting out as a freelancer with no experience, free work may be the way to put yourself

Nature-Box

Nature Box

I’ve just received my very first mail-order food product—a box of snacks!  I stumbled upon Nature Box via the interwebs a bit ago and decided to give it a whirl. Once a month Nature Box will send you a box

Nature-Box

Nature Box

I’ve just received my very first mail-order food product—a box of snacks!  I stumbled upon Nature Box via the interwebs a bit ago and decided to give it a whirl. Once a month Nature Box will send you a box

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Kale Chips

Who can resist salty, crunchtastical snacks?! Kale has been in the limelight as a healthy and versatile superfood and it’s staked a prominent presence in the chip world—kale chips are popping up in restaurants and hitting grocery store shelves. But

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Kale Chips

Who can resist salty, crunchtastical snacks?! Kale has been in the limelight as a healthy and versatile superfood and it’s staked a prominent presence in the chip world—kale chips are popping up in restaurants and hitting grocery store shelves. But

Avocado Chickpea Salad

Smashed Avocado and Chickpea Salad

If you are akin to me then lunch is something to look forward to, a mid-day stretch for the mind and energizing the belly. I’m not one who can handle the doldrums of eating the same peanut butter and jelly

Avocado Chickpea Salad

Smashed Avocado and Chickpea Salad

If you are akin to me then lunch is something to look forward to, a mid-day stretch for the mind and energizing the belly. I’m not one who can handle the doldrums of eating the same peanut butter and jelly