Mellissa Sevigny

1,676 Flips | 13 Magazines | 3 Likes | 9 Following | 2,916 Followers | @MellissaSevigny | Photographer, recipe developer, & blogger at ibreatheimhungry.com. A lover of coffee, bacon & bourbon - I'm good at food.

150 Best Keto Side Dish Recipes - Low Carb | I Breathe I'm Hungry

Shares 4K<p>Finding meat-based main dishes on a low carb and keto diet is pretty easy – it’s the keto side dish recipes that can be a challenge to keep …

Plus-size women hit back at body shamers on social media using #WeWearWhatWeWant

A plus-size model and blogger has hit back at body-shamers by starting a social media campaign.<p>Simone Mariposa, created the #WeWearWhatWeWant hashtag this week to encourage plus-size women to feel confident in their clothing choices.<p>She was inspired after seeing the story of a plus-size girl who …

Social Media

16 Unique Mojito Recipes to Kick Off Happy Hour

It’s the end of the day, and you’re dying to get out of work and meet your friends for happy hour. While checking in at a bar can be super fun, other times you just want to relax. Heading home, putting on your comfiest duds and mixing up a pitcher of your fave summer cocktail is sure appealing …

Italian Scientists Are Going HAM on Fake Parmesan

Food science researchers from the University of Parma have developed a method of testing the authenticity of Parmigiano-Reggiano, which has protected food status under European law.<p>Can you hear that? It's the sound of Italians stampeding, wielding their cheese knives (the special almond-shaped …

Italian Food

4 Things That Can Throw Your Period Out of Whack

<i>This article originally appeared on Motto.</i><p>You know that taking hormonal birth control or, you know, getting pregnant will affect your period. But …

South Carolina

25 Chicken Breast Recipes That Are Anything but Boring

Chicken breast gets a bad rap as the beige of meats. It's versatile but bland; the practical, diet-friendly choice, too often stripped of the flavor and juiciness that make a piece of dark meat so satisfying. But when it's cooked right, it can be just as tasty as any other part of the bird. Cooked …

Social Media Roasts Australia Café for Deconstructed 'Hipster Coffee'

Three glass beakers of steamed milk, coffee and hot water were all it took for writer Jamila Rizvi’s photo of “deconstructed” coffee in a Melbourne …

Coffee

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Before tossing coffee grounds in the garbage, think twice. High in nitrogen, they can have a second life as a natural fertilizer and pest deterrent and are ideal for use in growing tomatoes. Non-coffee drinkers can also fertilize with grounds, because many coffee shops give away used grounds for …

Gardening

You Need This DIY Murphy Bar in Your Life ASAP

Ladies and Gentlemen: Welcome to one of my favorite projects of all time — the wall-mounted murphy bar. There are so many reasons why I love this project. Small-space living is real, and this bar is the perfect solution. This DIY bar can be used for cocktail hour or a craft desk space. Plus, it’s …

Is it possible to eat too much fruit?

You've been told since you were a kid how important it is to eat fruit. But is there such thing as too much? As a nutritionist, I've worked with clients on both ends of the fruit-eating spectrum: Some shunned fruit completely due to its carb and sugar content, while others loaded up on fruit …

Low Carb Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake

Cheesecake! The quintessential low carb dessert, amiright? When I first did Atkins in the 90’s – I ate so much low carb cheesecake that I thought I’d …

Zucchini Noodles Salad with Parmesan & Walnuts – Low Carb

YOU GUYS. I’ve been out of commission with bronchitis for two weeks, which is my (valid?) excuse for being absent from the blog for so long! I’VE …

Skillet Chicken & Mushrooms – Low Carb & Gluten Free

Chicken and Mushrooms are a classic pairing that just seems meant to be amiright? I guess some of you mushroom haters would disagree – but otherwise …

Low Carb Breakfast Chili – Gluten Free

About a month ago Jones Dairy Farm asked me to help them come up with some “Brinner” (that’s breakfast for dinner) recipes featuring their delicious …

How to Make Ribs in the Instant Pot – Low Carb

Since I finally got my new Instant Pot out of the box and started using it a few weeks ago, I’ve become a little obsessed! People have been going on …

Easy Balsamic Beef Pot Roast – Low Carb & Gluten Free

I’m actually writing this on Saturday morning to post on Monday, and I’m wishing I’d done it last week because this easy balsamic beef pot roast …

Supper Bowls for the Super Bowl

Sure, supper bowls are a thing.<p>So, you misspelled Super Bowl and you got here. Whoops! But wait! Don’t go! As long as you’re here, make the most out …

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The absolute best ramen NYC has to offer

1<p>Photograph: Paul Wagtouicz<p>Restaurants, Japanese<p>Mu Ramenicon-chevron-right<p>The best seats in the house are at the bar overlooking the open kitchen, …

East Village

Gardens: grow a mini grove | James Wong

Only got room for one fruit tree? Try this clever trick and you’ll be spoilt for choice…<p>As an urban gardener with a tiny plot to play with, poring over the fruit tree sections of the gardening catalogues can verge on heartbreaking. But if you long to fit more in than the textbooks recommend, a …

I wasted decades feeling fat and ugly

<b>(CamPix1 via iStock)</b><p>All my life people have told me to lose weight or else. At 74, I’m fat, healthy and done apologizing<p>Erica Manfred<p>January 25, 2016 12:30am (UTC)<p>I was a fat kid, a fat teen, a fat adult, and have been “fat shamed” ever since I can remember. When I was a kid they just called it …

Fitness

Italian Soups

These delicious recipes include a Sicilian meatball soup and a Tuscan-kale-and squash minestra.

Low Carb Elderberry Syrup – Sugar Free

I had planned to post this low carb elderberry syrup recipe in a few weeks, but decided to bump it up the schedule since I woke up with a brutal sore …

Low Carb Cream of Broccoli & Cheddar Soup

Last week I wrote a break-up letter to cauliflower in response to the ridiculously high prices it’s been commanding due to the recent shortage. I’m …

An Open Letter to Cauliflower: It’s not me, it’s you…

Dear Cauliflower, I think it’s time we took a break. We’ve been dating pretty seriously for a couple of years now, and it’s been great – really. …

IBIH Low Carb Green Smoothie – Dairy Free

It’s January, people! Which means…. Fat pants – you’re on the bench. Skinny jeans – suit up. 😩 👖 👈 Had a little too much high carb fun the last …

Low Carb Moscow Mule (Sugar Free)

Oh Hai! I thought I’d take a break from my total slothitude (not a word? Don’t care I’m using it because that’s how I roll this week) to bring you …

Our Top 50 Kitchen Hacks Will Change the Way You Cook

Whether you're baking, frying, or sautéing, these tricks get food on the table faster.<p>Whether you're baking, frying, or sautéing, these tricks get food on the table faster.