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I'm Melissa!

A Food Network chef + mama obsessed with Aperol spritzes, travel, and mouth watering food. I also own a gorgeous cooking school in Italy. My mission? To share the secrets of La Dolce Vita so you can create a healthy, beautiful, delicious life filled with joy!

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I think health and wellness are based as much on your mindset as what you eat and do. I have never believed in extreme diets and cleanses or limiting entire food groups.

I tune in to my body and listen to what it needs. I am kind and loving to it. Crazy workouts that leave me broken and sore and unwilling to return to the gym till the following year, are not my style.

For those unfamiliar with my philosophy. I have always believed ABS ARE MADE IN THE KITCHEN, not in the gym. It’s 70% diet and 30% exercise. And the key to success is to cook most of the meals you eat.

Once you are in control of the ingredients you put into your body, the weight will fall off. So head on over to my website melissamayo.com and check out tons of FREE healthy and delicious recipes.

Start cooking and the extra weight will fall off. And let me know if you have any questions. I am always here to support you and share what works for me with you.

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I'm Melissa, your host & tour guide.

A Food Network chef, author, mamma, eternal optimist, wannabe-mermaid, spice mixologist, and “dough therapist” (yep, it’s a thing)—

I'm also the founder of Susina Cucina, the gorgeous, Italian cooking school I manifested into my reality. I’m obsessed with Aperol spritzes, travel, and mouthwatering food… especially pizza and pasta.

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