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Karla Perez on Her Experience with Minette’s Angels

Karla Perez, Minette’s Angels recipient and breast cancer survivor, chats with #HipNJ about her breast cancer journey and her experience with Minette’s Angels.

“My breast cancer journey was in 2016,” she starts. While she is currently in remission, Perez reflects on how Minette’s Angels helped her and her family throughout the hard times.

“Minette’s Angels helped me through this very trying time in my life,” she says. “They were on my side the whole time.”

Perez says that she cannot wait for Minette’s Angels Celebration of Angels gala on Thursday, April 26th at the Park Savoy Estate.

“Never let cancer get you down,” Perez concludes. “Always fight the fight.” To learn more about Minette’s Angels and to donate, visit MinettesAngels.org.

Cara’s Cucina: Strata

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Strata!

“You really can’t have brunch without some sort of an egg dish. And this one makes for a great presentation,” Di Falco states in the recipe’s accompanying blog. Check out the official recipe, which serves 12-14, below.

Mushroom & Leek Strata

1 Tbs. olive oil
2 leeks, sliced
12 oz. mixed mushrooms
1/2 loaf challah (or other soft bread) cubed
1 C. gruyere cheese, shredded
8 eggs
2 C. milk (regular or non-dairy)
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
butter or olive oil spray

9x15x5 baking dish (get it here)

Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe!

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Buon Appetito!

Marissa Rives on SiriusXM Rush 93

Marissa Rives, Executive Producer of SiriusXM Rush 93, joined Lisa Marie Latino in the #HipNJ studio to discuss her illustrious career.

SiriusXM Rush 93 is the only Sirius channel dedicated to the world or MMA and Pro Wrestling. Rives and her partner at the time came together and convinced Sirius that there was an audience for this type of channel. “We need to do something about it,” she stated.

Rives is front and center for all big MMA and Pro Wrestling events, including the infamous Mayweather vs. McGregor match in 2017. She says there is nothing like watching a match in Las Vegas. “That city is electric,” she says.

What drives Rives? “I want to make a name for myself,” she says. “I want to be remembered for being someone who did something, cared about it, stayed grounded, and paid it forward.”

To learn more, click here.