FOOD & DRINK

Clean Juice Beginner Cleanse

Alright, PEEPS. I am here to share with you my experience with my very first juice cleanse! I had been thinking about doing one for a couple of weeks after reading about them on Clean Juice’s website and writing an article on local juiceries in January. I hadn’t been feeling great after eating. I was…

Best Burgh Seafood

With the Lenten season upon us, there has been a lot of talk about fish. This made me realize I have never rounded up my favorite seafood places, and seafood is my favorite! These are year round places so any seafood lover can get down with some sushi, lobster mac, or crab cakes. I’ve been…

Pittsburgh Pizza Crawl

BUCKLE UP YINZERS! We are pizza crawling. We constantly hear about all the hot spots in Pittsburgh for pizza, so I decided to put them all to the test. After asking for recommendations on Instagram I decided on 5 places (actually 7 then I realized that was insane and cut it down to 5 lol).…

Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is a perfect side dish for any party! A lot of people think it’s only good for summer picnics but that AINT IT. Here is my recipe for pasta salad that I used for my friend’s engagement party this past January weekend. Recipe card is at the bottom 😊

Festive Drinks To-Go

This year the holidays are looking very different. With the PA COVID restrictions in place until the new year, it’s so important now more than ever to support small, local businesses. I have a list of my picks for festive drinks to go from some Pittsburgh businesses. Check them out! De Fer Coffee & Tea:…

A Day with People of the Burgh

So I have a lot of members of The 412 Franimal squad that are not on Instagram or may have missed my takeover of the popular Pittsburgh Instagram account @peopleoftheburgh this past Sunday! I wanted to round up all of the things I mentioned on the gram so everyone can enjoy my recommendations. So without…

Vegetarian Taco Dip

A crowd fave, TACO DIP! This vegetarian friendly taco dip will be a hit at your next gathering. It is served cold and can be whipped up in minutes! I put a fun twist on mine for Halloween last weekend, but this dip won’t fail no matter the time of year. Recipe card at the…

Pittsburgh Breweries to Hit

For anyone who knows me, you probably know I am a big beer drinker. I’m primarily an IPA gal, but I will try any beer at least once! I love holiday beers, fruity beers, dessert themed beers and even a domestic Bud Light every now and then 😉 I wanted to take my love of…

Hofbrahaus Pittsburgh

If you’re looking for a fun day or nighttime bite and drinks, Hofbrahaus is a perfect fit! I went 2 weeks ago for their Oktoberfest celebration and had so much fun. Oktoberfest is something I always like to go out for because everyone is always having such a fun time and enjoying the live music…

Apple Pie Bites

Who doesn’t love the All-American classic, APPLE PIE?? With fall upon us, it is definitely the time for some sweet apple desserts. This twist on a fall favorite makes it easier than ever to enjoy apple pie. I’ve already made this recipe twice this season and it is a major hit! Recipe card at the…

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Of course everyone knows buffalo chicken dip is a classic party snack fave. I have made it hundreds of times and always get asked what recipe I use because it never separates or gets greasy. So here is my recipe for buff chick dip that I’ve been using for over a decade! Recipe card at…

Burger Bombs

Here is my recipe for my Burger Bombs! They are so filling and the perfect thing to take to a party or to make for a Sunday full of football. The best part, no dipping sauce needed and everyone can add their favorite toppings! Recipe card at the bottom.