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Review: Cooked Chicago

Review: Cooked Chicago

Mike and I have a new favorite local Meal Delivery service! We’ve previously tried out a few Meal Delivery services that provided ingredients & recipes for US to cook, but […]

Blogger Cooking Class @ Whole Foods Market

Blogger Cooking Class @ Whole Foods Market

Hi Veggies! Recently I had the pleasure of attending a complimentary Blogger Cooking Class at Whole Foods Market Northbrook. I love that the idea for this class originated when Katie met […]

Review: Meez Meals

Review: Meez Meals

  I am proud to say that I’ve now kept up my meal-planning routine for a couple of years, and it’s still working well for me.  Though between summer travel, visitors, and our […]

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Chicago Ideas Week: Lessons

Usually I’m pretty much a home-body, perfectly content putting my pj’s on at 6pm and puttering around the house for the rest of the evening. This Tuesday, Mike and I […]

Chicago VeganMania 2014

Chicago VeganMania 2014

 Yesterday was one of my favorite days of the year:   Chicago VeganMania!   The festival is now in it’s 6th year and has gotten bigger and better each of […]

2014 Chicago Veggie Fest

2014 Chicago Veggie Fest

This weekend is one of my favorite weekends of the year – Veggie Fest weekend!  Mike and I spent the entire day today at the festival (our third year in […]

Oak Park's Thursday Night Out

Oak Park’s Thursday Night Out

This summer marks my 9-year Chicago-versary!  Whenever I tell someone that I’m originally from Florida, the response is almost always that I’m crazy to have moved to the North.  I […]

LYFE Kitchen

LYFE Kitchen

A couple of weeks ago, I checked out Evanston’s newly opened LYFE Kitchen along with Mike and his parents.   NOTE: This is NOT a Sponsored Post. I had heard […]

A Night at the Le Pain Quotidien Bakery

A Night at the Le Pain Quotidien Bakery

Before last week, I had never stepped foot into a Le Pain Quotidien restaurant, though I certainly recognized the name.   While I can’t place where I’d heard of it (likely, passing […]

Giveaway: Freshii + Free the Children

Giveaway: Freshii + Free the Children

Freshii has long been one of my favorite fast-casual restaurants. I started going there years ago, as they were one of the few places downtown that I could find Tofu […]

Chicago VeganMania 2013

Chicago VeganMania 2013

September has been quite the busy month so far!  I’ve been to Florida (for my birthday and bridal shower), to India (!!! – for a business trip), and equally exciting… […]

2013 Chicago Veggie Fest

2013 Chicago Veggie Fest

Last Sunday was a day I had been looking forward to an entire year, ever since attending last year’s Chicago Veggie Fest I’d been counting down for the next one. When […]

PPK Vegan Food Crawl

PPK Vegan Food Crawl

Earlier this summer, Jeni, Hector, Nissa and I from the Chicago PPK group decided to do a Vegan Food Crawl!  Jeni and Hector are moving out of Chicago next month, […]

Visitors: Fun & Food with my Niece!

Visitors: Fun & Food with my Niece!

Okay, so I’m going to take a brief pause from my recaps of our recent Colorado trip (even though I also still haven’t finished my recaps from my Portland trip 3 […]

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Spring CSA: Genesis Growers

This Spring, Mike and I participated in our first ever CSA and loved every bite of it!   “CSA” stands for Community Supported Agriculture, and essentially means paying for a […]