Banza Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

If you’re not familiar with it, Banza is made of chickpeas, packed with a serious amount of protein and fiber and clocking in with far fewer carbs than regular pasta. I figured I’d ease my hubby in to trying this alternative pasta with a pasta salad featuring two of his faves: bacon and ranch. BUT— I lightened up a typically rich dish with a little Greek yogurt and added in some peas for a pop of green and veggie fix.

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My Must-Have for Mommy + Me Cooking With My Littles

My cute little sous chefs absolutely love helping mom make dinner and I love that I’ve found a must-have that makes sure they’re safe doing it. June is actually National Safety Month, and in honor of that I’m partnering with True Growth to give away a True-Tot Tower to one of my followers!

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Marisa's Picks: Sweet Summer Deals

Monogrammed must-haves to keep you stylish on the beach, statement earrings that will give a wow factor to any outfit, eco-conscious slides that scream fashion with a purpose, and chic and functional luggage to maximize your packing: I loved sharing some sweet summer deals that are shore to please.

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Marisa's Picks: Summer Maternity Must-Haves

If you’ve been following my journey for a while, you may realize this is now my THIRD summer pregnancy. So I’m a bit of a veteran when it comes to being VERY pregnant in these hot summer months. I loved stopping by Cheddar to dish on some of my picks for Summer Maternity Must-Haves.

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