A Vegan Recap of The Food Duo’s Life

Ever have those times when “life just gets away from you?” Can life really “get away” like it’s in fear of US? NOPE! With that typed, let me, Carmella, share what Carlo and I have been  up to outside of being The Macaroon and The Artichoke.  BUSINESS OWNERS: Yes, we’ve been the owners of V MarksRead more

Trader Joe’s “5 for $20” Dinner #5: Vegetarian Noodle Stir-Fry

Fridays really should be a “no fuss” lead into the weekend. However, a lot of us don’t feel that “relief” into well into the day (usually at the 5 side of 9-to-5). So, it’s nice to come home, unwind and have a simple dinner cooked and ready in less than 20 minutes, like this VegetarianRead more

Trader Joe’s “5 for $20” Dinner #4: Roasted Carrot Soup with Caramelized Onion & Hummus Sandwich (Wraps)

It’s Thursday night, and we’re feeling all right? Why? Because after a hectic day at work and crazy stormy weather, we enjoyed a Middle Eastern/Mediterranean take on the classic “Soup and Sandwich.” That brings us to Dinner #4 in our Trader Joe’s “5 for $20” challenge: Roasted Carrot Soup with Caramelized Onion & Hummus Sandwich.  IfRead more

Trader Joe’s “5 for $20” Dinner #3: Protein-Packed Vegan Sweet Potato, Kale, and Chickpea Bowl

“Where do you get your protein?” From Trader Joe’s, DUH!?!?!   We’re coming to the end of Wednesday, Day 3 or Dinner 3 of our “5 for $20″ challenge, thanks to Spoon University’s article on Buzzfeed. When a recipe has “Protein-Packed” in the title, it has to deliver. This one, Protein-Packed Vegan Sweet Potato, Kale, andRead more