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Minty Sweet Pea Hummus

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

Gingerade Cherry Bomb Fizz

I LOVE  making drinks with kombucha, a sparkling, fermented yeast tea beverage that is jam-packed with probiotics (it’s like fizzy apple cider vinegar).  It can be a good thing for your...

Ginger Lime Jicama & Edamame Street Tacos

I love mini tacos a.k.a. ‘street’ tacos. They are not only small enough to eat with one hand, but you can eat more and feel perfectly fine doing it (with...

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...

Smoky Tzatziki Cucumbers

Some of my fondest food memories are of my grandmother’s cooking.  “Gram” as my two sisters and I called her was a natural cook.  Although, her kitchen wasn’t a large...