It’s officially been one month since I started Inspiralized! I’d like to thank everyone for their support. Whether it’s 1 new Twitter follower or an extra 20 page views, I have been excited every single day to see this blog grow. The overwhelming encouragement from family, friends and friends of friends of friends has been extremely touching. Everyone’s kind words make me work harder and harder towards my goals. Most importantly, I have to thank my boyfriend. Without him, I would have never had the courage to take the plunge. He inspires me every day to dream bigger, and I’m so lucky to have him by my side during all of this.
By the way, the picture above is of Lu and I on a farm in central New Jersey. Cool pic, right?
It’s daunting to quit your job and grow something out of thin air, but entrepreneurship runs in my blood, so I think my success rate is high – my mother’s father, my father’s father and my father all started businesses. In all transparency, I don’t think of this blog as simply a food blog. Of course, I will always blog – I love to write. But I see spiralized pasta as a movement, as a revolution.
Speaking of revolutions, my boyfriend pointed out to me earlier this week that Bon Appetit magazine had a full-page feature in their August issue. He ran out and bought a copy and brought it home. I thought I’d share it with you:
That’s what I’m talking about! Soon you will see spiralized pasta dishes in restaurants all over the world. There will be prepackaged zucchini pasta in bodegas, grocery stores – even Whole Foods (maybe at their salad bar!) Spiralized pasta is the new cronut, but it will persist beyond the normal shelf life of a trend and become a staple on menus and in households all over the world (probably Italy will be the last – they’re so dang proud!)
I will be doing everything in my power to spread the spiralized revolution, and my dream is that Inspiralized will be the #1 go-to resource for spiralized vegetable pasta and will be the voice of the movement. That’s not much to ask, is it? I’m just trying to make Forbes’s 30 Under 30 list, no biggie.
Stay tuned, keep following the blog and then when you see me on Ellen, spiralizing with Ellen Degeneres, you’ll say “I know that girl!“‘