Semi Homemade Salad

Can I tell you a little secret? Sometimes I make gourmet salads in under 2 minutes! That is, with a little help from a pre-made store bought salad mix. At first I was hesitant to purchase something when I couldn’t use the dressing included because it wasn’t vegan, but I got over myself and decided …

Camping Trip to Bodie

It’s the oldest ghost town in America situated in a valley at the end of a long dirt road, close to the Mono Lake area in California. Being in such a difficult to reach spot and crazy temps ranging from the mid 70s in the summer to -30 below zero in the winter, who in …

Grand Canyon Camping Trip

Just wanted to share a fun camping trip my husband and I took to the Grand Canyon. Ever since discovering our love of camping, we’ve packed up our little camper and headed out to explore every chance we got. If you’re looking for the perfect 4 day itinerary for visiting the Grand Canyon, feel free …

Trying to Grow Tomatoes

Considering the fact that I cannot keep a house plant alive to save my life, it’s a pretty big deal that I ventured to grow tomatoes this last spring! Maybe it’s because I forget to water or I over-water, too much sunlight, not enough?? Whatever the case, I am ashamed to say I have killed …

Pecan Bars

There is no shortage of bad-for-you foods that offer the convenience of a drive-thru window. That’s why, I nip that sabotage in the bud and pack my own treats, like these pecan bars! I’ve been driving A LOT these days. Not a complaint, it’s just the way it is. My car is one big purse …

Creamy Pasta Alfredo

Winter is the time to bundle up, enjoy the chilly weather and indulge in your favorite comfort foods. In my book, the best foods are the ones that taste amazing while being equally good for you. That’s my whole motto here at Gia Knows, so when I put together a recipe worth raving about, I …