Posts filed under: Food & Nutrition

I’ve got a tasty, festive salad for you.  I am all about keeping salads simple and adding flavor with what you have on hand in your fridge and pantry.  In...
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*This post is sponsored by Illinois Farm Families. The field of genomics is exploding!  I was thrilled to be included on a recent tour of the University of Illinois’ Institute...
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Yasss!  Peaches are in season now.  I just want to gobble them up.  My family loves them, too. I have childhood memories of eating whole peaches and just letting the...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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It’s Spring time!  With March still in full swing, I chatted with a fellow registered dietitian nutritionist/chef, a food blogger/photographer and a health coach for National Nutrition Month on how they...
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I am making banana bread today. . . Grant, my 12 year old, has been asking me to make banana bread for awhile now.  To be honest, I always have...
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Happy month of LOVE.  Who doesn’t LOVE chocolate on Valentine’s Day?  One of my fondest memory as a little girl was waking up on Valentine’s Day morning and coming downstairs to see...
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