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Roasted Cauliflower with Anchovy Sauce
Appetizers, Sides, Snack, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Roasted Cauliflower with Anchovy Sauce

It’s finally here!  The new year followed by all of our healthy resolutions!!  This is one of my favorite times of the year, a time to reboot and examine what you need from the year to be your optimal self.  With the holiday season being so busy, I got away […]

Coconut Matcha Energy Bars
Snack

Coconut Matcha Energy Bars

One of my favorite *new* blogs is Sakara Life’s publication “S-Life Mag” (website).  Sakara Life is a company based out of LA and New York that offers healthy meal delivery options that are drool-worthy and also incredibly good for your body and mind.  S-Life Mag is an online publication that they created to […]

Smoked Trout Salad with Harissa Dressing
Dinner, Featured Item, Lunch, Main, Salads, Seafood, Vegetarian

Smoked Trout Salad with Harissa Dressing

Smoked fish is a constantly craving of mine.  It’s rich in flavor, a touch salty and can be used in everything from salads to flatbreads.  So the other day as I was wondering the aisles of Trader Joe’s, I came across their beautiful smoked trout (in the refrigerated section, not canned) […]

Windy City Blogger Gift Baskets Giveaway
Activities, Dining Out, Featured Item

Windy City Blogger Gift Baskets Giveaway

The members of the Windy City Blogger Collective have put together five AMAZING gift baskets that you can win! These would make great holiday gifts for you or for someone else!  Click on the link to the Windy City Blogger Collective website to enter to win! WCBC 2016 And Beyond Gift […]

Acorn Squash Chicken Chili
Dinner, Lunch, Main, Soup

Acorn Squash Chicken Chili

Two of the foods that most represent autumn to me are chili and squash… so why not combine them!  I was making chicken chili over the weekend and roasting squash for two separate things when this thought came upon me.  But how to incorporate squash that was cooked and not in […]

Honey Simple Syrup
Drinks, Smoothie

Honey Simple Syrup

Last night I went to an event at Baffo, the restaurant in Eataly, where they joined forces with Owen + Alchemy, a local juice company.  The event was cocktail centric, although we did have some delicious small bites!  The concept was mixing juices with alcohol to make delicious cocktails but also […]