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it began with family.

Growing up in a big Italian family, a passion for food has always been present. Watching my grandparents add their magic to every meal ingrained the power of food + connection in my life from a young age.  Every Sunday about 20 of us quiet, shy, and timid Italians (lol)  would meet at my grandparents house for food, conversation & connection as I would prop myself up in their tiny 4x8 kitchen to watch them work their magic.

As a sinless Italian can never deny food, snacking became a daily ritual for us all. Sure, our meals were delicious, real, and rarely made with processed ingredients, but eating 10 pounds of pasta and bread every week wasn’t sustainable for everyone, especially my Mom.

discovering holistic wellness.


migrating to the mecca.

A decade later, I was magnetically drawn to the Mecca of the health and wellness culture—Southern California. I packed my bags, fled my hometown in New Jersey and followed my passions onward. From a family of artists, I struggled to find my place, but quickly the veil was lifted and I was able to see what my creative gift truly is, combining nutritional ingredients that make a lasting difference. The rest is history.

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