Give us this day Our Daily Bread

THE Historic District embraces a smattering of bakeries and cafes that individually offer something unique and special. Some focus on cakes, while others steer their efforts towards pies, macarons or coffee. However, since February 20, Our Daily Bread Café has proven that it specializes in more than one area, offering fresh baked goods, coffee classics,…

watermelon, tuna & quinoa poké bowl with tahini soy sauce

An essentially raw bowl of Asian flavored comfort? Sign me up! This skinny version has Summer written all over it. The light and refreshing natural sweetness of the watermelon counterbalances the nutty and salty flavor of the Tahini Soy Sauce. Each cube of raw tuna offers a meaty bite, while the avocado caters your taste…

a taste of (thai) land & sea

ON A scorching Saturday, my husband and I decided to pop into the Savannah Seafood Shack, nestled tightly among the hustle and bustle of Savannah’s liveliest roadway. Upon arrival, we saw onlookers peering into the windows at expert craftsmen fashioning rolls of frozen cream. A bubbly woman was ushering them inside, “Come in! Have you…

No Syrup Needed | Mirabelle Cafe

For well over a century, community members and visitors, by the hundreds of thousands, have flocked to the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, basking in its opulent history. Serving as a historic landmark, the towering Cathedral casts a long shadow over the city of Savannah, and at its base, sits the Mirabelle Cafe (click). The darling…

cast iron skillet buttermilk corn bread

It’s almost the 4th of July and just about everyone is looking for simple and fantastic sides to bring to their friend’s barbeque. This moist cast-iron buttermilk corn bread is what you have been looking for. If you’re searching for incredibly easy and tender BBQ ribs to go with this side, click here for my…

southern bbq ribs | easy fall-off-‘da-bone

This is a funny story. Well, there are two funny stories here. First. We had been vegan {to get on a healthy track and lose weight <– read more here} for about 3 weeks when the Hubs runs up to me in the grocery store with a huge smile on his face. Shaking a pack…

vegan {egg-less & dairy free} almond pancakes & fresh berry coulis

These Vegan {egg-less & dairy free} Almond Pancakes topped with Fresh Berry Coulis are not only healthy, but deliciously hearty. These yummy hotcakes are made without eggs and coconut milk takes the place of dairy milk. They are also made with almond flour, instead of all-purpose, giving a nutty flavor and the health benefits of…

{vegan} skinny corn chowder

So what’s up with this colorful veg-loaded {vegan} skinny corn chowder? Does it taste as good as it looks? Hell yes, because I made it. This gorgeous {healthy} summer soup is packed with veggies that only enhance the flavor. A bowl of this skinny corn chowder will fill you up without the extra calories from…

boozy grapefruit & citrus sangria

Sangria. You can’t go wrong. It’s hot out and you want a sexy drink to match your bikini. Everyone wants a drink that is low maintenance, boozy and dazzling, especially when sharing it with friends. Sangria. So here’s the deal. It’s an easy and fantastic drink that is slightly tangy from the citrus and grapefruit,…

eattiamo review {live and love italian food}

Italian food is created and shared with passion and love. I should know, Grandma was straight off the boat from Sicily. Her greatest joy and goal in life was to see her family eat. Her hands told the tale. Imagine her worn, crooked {beautiful} hands kneading pizza dough and crushing garlic in a wooden mortar….

{vegan} red quinoa veggie spring rolls in brown rice wrappers

Vegan. This has been my identity for 3.5 weeks now. Here’s the thing, I like fried chicken, mac & cheese and meatballs. But the husband and I have been participating in the 6-week Eat to Live challenge. This diet involves NO oil, NO sugar, NO salt, NO meat and NO animal by-products. The goal is…

{super healthy} spicy chickpea veggie-balls & ginger-sriracha sauce

the story For just about 3 weeks, the husband and I have been doing Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s Eat to Live (click) 6-week plan. Dr. Fuhrman’s book reviews nutrient-dense foods and explains how (and why) we can (and should) break ourselves from food addiction, while losing weight. As avid gluttons and foodies, the husband and I…