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Frozen Cherry Popsicles

Cherry season is here.  Yaasssss!  I love cherry-flavored anything.  As much as I love fresh cherries, I use frozen cherries a lot for smoothies, sauces and in these ice pops....

Minty Sweet Pea Hummus

I am always trying to get my kids to eat more veggies.  I adore spring peas (and shhhh, I want them to, also!). Yes, they are starchy and comforting, but they...

Gingerade Cherry Bomb Fizz

If you know me, you know that I am a sparkling – not still water, girl.  I love sparkling beverages like fizzy waters and carbonated, fermented drinks like kombucha. I should own stock...

Ginger Lime Jicama & Edamame Street Tacos

It’s May!  Yay.  Let’s celebrate the foods of the season with tacos.  I love mini tacos a.k.a. “street” tacos.  They are not only small enough to eat with one hand,...

Mediterranean Zucchini Spirals

The warm weather is here and I have such an urge to invite friends over and dine on my outdoor patio or anywhere al fresco. A simple and nourishing dish to bring...

English Pea & Basil Parmesan Frittata

Spring is in full force here, and in typical Chicago fashion – it’s rainy and cold one day and blissfully sunny and warm the next.  You truly never know what...