Do You Typically Dine Al Desko at the Office? Here’s a Reminder to Sanitize the 3 Dirtiest Items Currently at Your Desk

  When we think of office germs, we most often hear that the dirtiest spots are located in public places like the break room (refrigerator handles, microwave handles, and the kitchen sink) and bathroom (toilet seats and bathroom door handles). But what if I told you that you could be harboring just as much (if not more) bacteria at your own desk… where plenty of us […]

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5 Ways to Eat Clean for Breakfast That Actually Taste Good

  October is here (I mean, as of tomorrow), which is currently blowing my mind. It feels like the months continue to get shorter and shorter every year–and as we all know, they’re about to start flying even faster. Hello, holiday season. Now, we all know that there we’ve got some guaranteed splurge moments in the very near future, even before Halloween. Fall […]

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Pretty Fly for a DIY: 5 Things to Know About Making Homemade Nut Butters

Welcome to Pretty Fly for a DIY, a series in which we take a closer look at commonly purchased food items, and highlight the most important things you need to know in order to successfully make them for yourself at home. Why would I make it instead of buy it, you ask? We know convenience factor is a real consideration when it comes to getting […]

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8 Foods You Shouldn’t Reheat (Because They Could Poison You)

  You’ve never met a problem the microwave couldn’t solve, right? Wrong. So wrong. Before you heat up those leftover potatoes, you might want to read this first. I live alone, which means I usually cook things I can eat in one sitting. But occasionally, I have leftovers. As convenient as it is to pan-fry one juicy chicken breast on a […]

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I’m the Writer Who Started the Canned Pumpkin Controversy, and Here’s What Really Happened

Last week, I wrote an article challenging the veracity of canned pumpkin purée that inadvertently sparked a viral social media debate.   It’s been dubbed the “pumpkin controversy of the decade.” (I wasn’t aware there have been major pumpkin disputes in previous decades.)   I have been called a pumpkin racist.   I’ve pissed off all the PSL-loving basic white girls on the Internet. We've all been lied […]

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We Can’t Stop Staring at These Mesmerizing Mirror Cakes

If you thought the raindrop cake was mesmerizing, you may want to have a seat. There’s a new food trend circling the Inter-webs as of late that’s totally worthy of the hashtag #foodporn. Ladies and gents, I introduce to you, the mirror cake:   Гармония… А что чувствуете вы? Harmony… And what do you feel? A photo posted by Olga Noskova […]

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Which Kind of Angel Food Cake are You? 11 Recipes to Bake Based on Your Personality

Delicately sweet, fluffy, and airy-light angel food cake is what some might deem heavenly–and that’s completely valid. It’s always a crowd-pleasing dessert and can be adapted seasonally to serve at whatever events, parties, and holidays you encounter throughout the entire calendar year. We’re for sure fans of a classic take on this elegant cake, but there are endless ways to dress it up. And there’s no sense in sticking […]

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Where to Pick Up Free Coffee on National Coffee Day

  Calling out to the caffeination nation. The day we’ve all been looking forward to is finally upon us. And while every day may already seem like National Coffee Day (if you drink coffee, this is a fact), the actual arbitrary holiday has been reserved every year for September 29. Celebrate by getting your early morning jolt on with these freebies […]

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5 Plates That Make Food Way More Fun

Ever tried to pick out white plates at a department store? You’ll find 50 shades of white, complete with stone wear, fine china, and plain old plastic. But where’s the fun in that? Serve up supper on festive plates to bring a side of giggles to the table, whatever your age. Nothing invigorates an inattentive eater like the prospect of […]

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Fashion Week Has Us Craving Salad, Especially These 10 Vibrant Fall Salads

No doubt, there is an inherent overlap between food and fashion–from the public scrutiny of models’ diets to the fact that both food and clothing are required to fill our basic human needs. But the phrase, you are what you eat and what you wear, has taken on an entirely new meaning as the fashion and food worlds have come to collide in more overt, […]

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