Posts filed under: Health

Are you too busy to eat breakfast every day? Have you run out of tasty and healthy breakfast ideas? Take a quick read here for tips to simplify breakfast in...
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Does dieting sound good to you right now?  It might be enticing to jump on the latest diet for the sake of “trying it”.  In my line of work, I hear...
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I had a fall feeling in my bones when I picked up my friend, Katie Morford’s book, Rise and Shine: Better Breakfasts for Busy Mornings.   It was a cold, overcast...
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I LOVE all things pumpkin this time of year.  It’s super simple to get canned pumpkin and add a fall flair to any recipe from quick breads to chili to oatmeal...
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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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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...
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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,...
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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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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...
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