Chicago Gourmet 2014

So for those of you in Chicago that are in the food scene, this past weekend culminated the 7th year that Chicago Gourmet has been in existence. It’s always in September and it takes over Millennium Park. Tons of wineries, restaurants, breweries, chef tastings, cooking demonstrations fill the weekend. This was my 4th year volunteering…

Mixed Berry Chia Seed Jam

I first found out about chia seeds in 2009 from Cooking Light magazine. I wrote THIS article about some ways you can incorporate it into your diet. Since then of course, it’s become a very popular ingredient to add to your diet. I love going on Pinterest and see how other people use chia seeds….

Eating and Exercising for Good Health

I’m happy to have guest writers discuss tips for eating better and getting healthier. Leslie was nice enough to share an article with everyone about this great topic! I’ve been trying to move more into a less processed diet, incorporating more whole foods and super foods, so this article is right up my alley! By…

Red Gold Crock Pot 2-a-Day Giveaway!

Now that fall is approaching and temps are cooling – one of my favorite things to do is make things in my crockpot. Just spending a few minutes in the morning prepping and having a nice hot meal when you walk in the door from a long day at work – there is nothing better!…

Breakfast for dinner! – featuring Krusteaz + Giveaway!

I have to thank Krusteaz for offering a giveaway for my readers. Krusteaz and I go WAY back. Before I was blogging, before I photographed almost everything I ate – Krusteaz was a popular pancake/waffle mix for people on Weight Watchers. My twin sister and I were members of Weight Watchers back in 1999 and…