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 #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

Trader Joe’s “5 for $20” Dinner #2: Loaded Veggie (Tortilla) Pesto Pizza

If you caught yesterday’s post, then you know we’re doing a challenge with Power to the Veg on Facebook to make 5 dinners for 2 for $20 in groceries from Trader Joe’s. Thanks to Spoon University and Buzzfeed, we’re already set with recipes. For Dinner #2, we have Loaded Veggie Pesto Pizza (click the linkRead more

How to Stretch Vegan $20 at Trader Joe’s? Five Dinners for 2!

AND WE’RE BACK! It’s been a hot minute since our post about Spinach Za’atar Pie. There’s been LOTS of NEW happening in and around The Food Duo’s domicile. From new products to new adventures, we’re excited to be back to sharing with you (Look out for our next post on our trip to VT). Today’sRead more