Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Brown “Butter” Sage Sauce


For those of you who haven't met my parents before, they are pretty awesome people. They are very determined and focused and passionate about whatever they are doing. So, shockingly, that same mindset wouldn't change even when they find out that they both have to completely alter their diet to stay healthy for years to come. Of course my parents, the sometimes stubborn and completely committed people that they are, go into their new diets … Read more

Super Duper Allergy Free Chocolate Chip Cookies


In case you haven't picked up on my excitement about these cookies based on the title of this recipe... I'm SUPER DUPER excited! I knew when we started this blog that one of the very first recipes we had to put up were chocolate chip cookies. And not just any chocolate chip cookies; I'm talking chocolate chip cookies free of dairy, wheat, gluten, eggs, nuts, and soy... All the things normal chocolate chip cookies are full of! (Did I say … Read more

Maggiano’s: Boston


My parents started a school a few years ago called Ohana Institute. It's a pretty amazing 5th-12th grade accredited private school, and you should for sure check it out. www.ohanainstitute.org I graduated from Ohana two years ago, and work there as a teacher's assistant now. And Vivian is too young to go to Ohana (yet). But my younger sister, Hannah, and Viv's two older sisters, Anne Margaret and Evelyn, attend. … Read more

College Eating: Ole Miss


I had the awesome opportunity to go with my dad to Mississippi for a conference he was doing. I was really, really excited to go because that meant I would see one of my bestest friends, McKenzie! We have known each other since she was 11 and I was 13. We were homeschooled together and were the first two students at my parent's school, Ohana Institute. Now McKenzie goes to Ole Miss, and loves it there! I'm sure many of you have siblings, … Read more

Mummy Cupcakes


Cupcakes are by far the hardest dessert to watch other people eat. Like when you go out to dinner with some friends, or your family, and it’s of course concluded with a group dessert buffet (at least it looks like a buffet because they order so much). “Oh, I wanna try this one!” “And I wanna try this one!” “Why don’t you order that and I’ll order this, and we’ll share!!” … Read more

Welcome to Vivian & Me!


Why, Hello! I'm Hunter... This is Vivian... And welcome to Vivian and Me! We are so delighted that you are visiting our page! We encourage you to look around and find what's interesting to you. We will be adding new posts as often as we can and would love for you to like us on facebook, follow us on twitter and instagram, and check out our pinterest boards! If you have any questions, shoot us an email at hello@vivianandme.com. Please … Read more