Emma Roberts is on a mission to go plastic-free for the sake of her son, as she wants to make sure she does her part to keep the environment safe.
Wine and cheese only get better with age, our skin on the other hand not so much. Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has the story.
Literally, think outside the box and make cleaned-up versions of your favorite treats. Skip the frozen desserts aisle at the grocery store and make your own fruit “nice” cream. This recipe is all fruit, dairy-free, vegan and contains no added sugar. And this three-ingredient dessert is super-fast and easy to prep. Serve it as a snack or light dessert on the hottest days of the summer — or anytime you want a refreshing treat.
TikTok user @sarahadamhafez uses three common things you probably have in your home already—apple cider vinegar, dish soap, and good old fashioned hot water—to get rid of fruit flies. Simply mix all three and leave it out in a cup by the fruit overnight. Fruit flies are attracted to the scent, but get stuck in the dish soap.
TikTok creator @skinnytaste puts the focus on fresh, high quality ingredients with this simple but delicious grilled salmon recipe. The avocado bruschetta on top adds seasonal produce and extra flavor.
Bacon. Onions. Barbecue sauce. Could this be the bacon-y appetizer you’ve been looking for?
Affordable recipe expert @budget_bytes swears by this cucumber salad as the perfect refreshing anecdote to the summer heat. With simple ingredients like rice vinegar, sugar, salt, sesame oil, green onions, peanuts, and red pepper, the fresh summer cucumbers are able to shine.
Banana ice cream has been a healthy dieter’s favorite for a while now, but this three-ingredient ice cream recipe from @simplymasarra adds some hot chocolate powder for a delicious flavor. Top with your favorite fruit for an even more nutritious treat.
Blend together a refreshing watermelon slushy with this three-ingredient recipe from @plantyou. It’s easy, healthy, vegan, and a great alternative to cocktails at a backyard party.
Mezzetta, a California-based company that coined the slogan "Don't Forgetta Mezzetta," makes an excellent sauce, in addition to jarred olives and preserved veggies. This one has a bright, strong tomato flavor and is quite onion-forward (I like that but not everyone will). It has a smooth texture and slightly smoky flavor, and it avoids one of the most common pitfalls that afflict jarred marinaras — not being oily enough. This has plenty of that good olive oil flavor.
Silver Palate is a name you may know from Sheila Lukins and Julee Rosso's 1982 cookbook or their Upper West Side shop that preceded it. The user-friendly book, with charming illustrations by Lukins, could be found in almost every kitchen I remember growing up in suburban Chicago. "It was the 'it' cookbook," says my mom.
Want a hearty lunch that switches up the standard tortilla ingredients? Try this Malaysian wrap with pepperoni, Samyang ramen, cheese, and scrambled eggs from @ashfoodhunter.
The TikTok wrap hack ensures you get a little bit of every ingredient in each bite by cutting and folding the tortilla. This healthy vegan wrap from dietician Mira Bazzi (@feedyoursouldiet) makes sure every bite contains plenty of crunchy lettuce, onions, red beans, corn, cabbage and carrots, and a scoop of guacamole.
Properly cleaning your cutting board is important for food safety, but using harsh chemicals on a surface you prepare food on is also a big no. This simple 2-ingredient recipe from @zeinahnur keeps It natural by using ingredients you already have in your kitchen.
A banana, oats, milk, chia seeds, salt, baking powder, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and cinnamon are the key ingredients for this healthier version of a favorite breakfast pastry. TikTok creator @traceoats also suggests an optional scoop of protein powder for a more filling breakfast.