Happy National Italian Food Day! Didn’t know that Italian Food Day was a thing? Neither did I… But I’m game for any chance to eat pasta.
My entire life I have been a fan of Italian food. Our closest family friends are Italian and I grew up as an honorary family member. I became more familiar with, “Mangia, mangia!” as a little girl than I was with the word, “Eat.” I grew up loving pastina, fresh baked Italian bread and every single Italian dish under the sun. I have so many fond memories from my time with my adopted Italian family… And a lot of them have to do with the delicious food.
My love for Italian food inspired me to learn how to make it myself. I love making my own pastas and breads, but time is sometimes (okay a lot of times) an issue. When I want a delicious Italian meal and don’t want to spend my entire day preparing it, I reach for Michael Angelo’s. I first discovered Michael Angelo’s when I bought their Vegetable Lasagna at Costco. It immediately became one of my favorite Costco finds. It’s packed full of veggies and flavor. Their dishes are made with clean ingredients that I trust. The veggie lasagna was so good, it made me look up what other meals they have available, and they have a bunch to choose from. To find grocery stores near you where you can pick up Michael Angelo’s, check out their store locator.
How does one go about celebrating National Italian Food Day? I’m so glad you asked. We’re celebrating by whipping up a backyard picnic. One of my favorite date nights is staying in with Matt and a picnic is a fun (and HELLO, romantic) way to do it up. I picked up Michael Angelo’s Eggplant Parmigiana, some fresh bread and the ingredients for a charcuterie board for two. I was able to whip up a super cute picnic with a delicious entree in no time at all.
Comment below and tell me… What is your favorite Italian meal? You know me, I LOVE to talk food.
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Michael Angelo’s. The opinions and text are all mine.