Like her mother, Caroline Manzo (who makes excellent giambotta), Lauren Manzo Scalia knows her way around the kitchen. She's been known to whip up meals for her entire family, including special ones for her adorable daughter, Markie Scalia. There's just one problem with feeding a toddler, though, as Lauren has found. And that problem can be summed up in five words: All that macaroni and cheese!
In a recent Instagram Story, the New Jersey mom shared a photo of cheese-covered noodles that did, indeed, look very tempting. In her caption, the Manzo'd With Children alum wrote, "The hardest part of being a mom is not eating this entire bowl."
Yep, this looks quite binge-worthy:
But the cheesy dish was ultimately given to its rightful owner (eater?).
Markie's grandma Caroline has also faced down temptation when it comes to the toddler's snacks. The Real Housewives of New Jersey alum recently wrote, "I bought these [Goldfish crackers] for my granddaughter Markie. I haven’t stopped eating them. She’s now old enough to enjoy all the fun snacks — these are dangerous times for Grandma."
But in the end, it looks like "grandma" hasn't totally overdone it on those Goldfish crackers: She recently lost 20 pounds, and has been sticking to a mostly vegetarian diet. Wait, but the crackers are vegetarian, so... stay strong, Caroline!
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