Great things happening in NYC this past week – warm(er) weather, shorter work week and a lighter end to the day (official sunset 5:41PM tonight). It’s hard to believe next week will be the start of March – which happens to be one of my favorite months for a particularly HEALTHY reason – more details in an upcoming post. Stay Tuned!
Here are my Top Picks from this unusually warm Winter Week. I’d love to hear your thoughts!
Top Pin-Worthy Recipe
I’m a big fan of the SWEET and SALTY food combination – especially when it involves popcorn and dark chocolate, two of my favorite heart healthy foods. Did you know popcorn is a Whole Grain? And that dark chocolate of at least 70% cacao can help lower blood pressure? This no-fuss recipe is just in time for a popcorn-munchin’, star-studded Academy Awards night this Sunday, February 26th.
Top Food Find
Turn the HEAT on with the new Siaracha Seasoning Stix
Hung Fong Foods partnered with Sugarmade, Inc. to create a new way to use Siracha and it’s from the INSIDE OUT. These seasoning stix are designed to be skewered directly into meat, poultry or fish and then liquefy during the cooking process. The seasoning stix come in 4 unique flavors: Classic, Butter Garlic, Teriyaki and a Mysterious Blend X, which has yet to be named…..
Top Career Inspiration
Entrepreneurship is a crazy rollercoaster full of many highs and lows. Even successful entrepreneurs have those days when they just want to give up. This graphic by Daniel Halpern, who runs Social Triggers and Zippy Courses, perfectly illustrates the ups and downs of a “Day in the Life of an Entrepreneur.”
Top NYC Event
Thursday night’s Pizza Making class with CocuSocial… that’s Me and my friends Jenny, Olivia and Chelsey!
And a close up of my personal pizza – topped with Mushrooms, Broccoli, Tomato and Onions. YUMM
These classes are great for an affordable ($50 per person), fun and different type of “delicious” night out. Jenny and I grabbed a deal on Gilt City for this class as a birthday gift for Chelsey. Check out CocuSocial for other cooking events hosted at various hotels, restaurants and bars around NYC.
Top DIY Entertaining (Tool)These multicolored Cake Knives by DianooWhether you made your own cake, bought a pie or delineated dessert responsibility to family or friends coming over, you can now serve evenly sliced pieces for every guest. No messy fingers. No sharp blades. Just perfect pieces. $11.99 gets you 5 different colored knives on Amazon.
This Week’s Top Bonus Pick – Trending Food Video
It’s always fun to see how creative individuals can get with food. With the Sushi Donut you can now enjoy Sushi for dinner AND dessert. No frosting needed.
Video: Insider Food
Have a Great Weekend! I look forward to sharing my Top Picks again next Friday.