Posts filed under: Health

*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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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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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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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 LOVE chickpeas, almost to the point of obsession.   I love ’em pureed into a dip, raw in a salad or roasted like I am going to do today.  A...
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Do you want a simple dish to whip up?  Try chickpeas aka chana as it’s called in Indian cultures.  Lately, I’ve been loving chickpeas as they are super comforting and  nourishing.  Loaded...
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Happy 2018!   Now that the holiday smoke has cleared, what’s your plan for making healthy lifestyle shifts this year? I have some simple ones you can make every day.  I am...
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