Tag: "cooking"

Cassava Flour is a healthy alternative

Cassava Flour is a healthy alternative

September 3, 2016 | Comments (0)

So the fall season is already upon us! Most of the children are back in school, and days will be structured to give us the ability to accomplish the maximum during the now limited daylight hours. The Chicago Moms was approached to sample Cassava Flour by Otto’s Naturals. This gluten- free, grain-free, non-gmo, certified paleo […]

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Cooking Natural With Johnsonville Naturals

Cooking Natural With Johnsonville Naturals

October 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

Cooking for your family can be fun. Children between the ages of 5 to 15 are really wonderful cooking companions and having them learn the most important tools to healthy living is really a plus. Conversing while you add ingredients just might influence what they feed themselves for years to come. My sons were exposed […]

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Luella's Southern Kitchen

Luella’s Southern Kitchen

March 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

Some argue that Chicago is one of the culinary capitals of the world. It is an argument worth fighting for because every time I go to a new restaurant, it is rare that I am disappointed! Being a lover of Southern cuisine, it was a sure thing that I would take up the chance to […]

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Shifting and Eating Light

Shifting and Eating Light

October 7, 2014 | Comments (0)

It is week 3 of “Shifting” with Tory Johnson! I have lost 11 pounds and have 14 more pounds to go. In ‘The Shift’ Tory speaks on “paralyzing fears” and “making time for what’s most important to you”. These concepts really spoke to me because I too have had paralyzing fears of acceptance and conformity […]

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Kayem, Summer and You!

Kayem, Summer and You!

July 31, 2014 | Comments (0)

Kayem, New England’s oldest hot dog company and the maker of Fenway Franks, has a really nice new line of Artisan Sausage. Cleverly packaged, and well seasoned to match, these great links are the perfect food to throw on the grill or warm in a cast iron pan. Kayem’s all-natural Artisan Sausage puts a unique […]

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Cabot Cheese is Delicious

Cabot Cheese is Delicious

October 5, 2013 | Comments (1)

Cabot’s ‘Horseradish’ cheddar cheese is my absolute favorite cheese. Mild with a hint of fire, this cheese has so many uses on the menus I plan it is ridiculous! One of my families repeat must-haves is ‘Cheesy Rice’ made with Cabot horseradish cheddar cheese slices. After boiling a basic pot of rice, I scoop out […]

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Yummy Ideas

Yummy Ideas

May 26, 2013 | Comments (0)

Long weekends mean making breakfast or treats. It may be our intention to be free of duties but inevitably, if you are a parent, someone will whine that they’re hungry and you will lovingly answer the call. Though I was sent these products for Mother’s Day, and I did use them that weekend – yes, […]

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Cake In A Jar

Cake In A Jar

December 6, 2012 | Comments (0)

Engaging with people via social media can truly uncover many wonderful things. Creoles love food and cooking. While we are traditionally known for things like gumbo, étouffée and jambalaya, but we are also huge sweet eaters. I met Crystal Jackson Boyd in a Creole Group while chatting and loving her idea for “Cake in a Jar”! […]

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Pass The Cheese Please

Pass The Cheese Please

November 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

Can vegans be vegan if they eat cheese? Cheese is a HUGE staple in my household. Being the only vegan in my family, I often battle my love for cheese when I am making all of the dishes that my family enjoys. From grilled-cheese to home-made mac and cheese to the every day ham and […]

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Two Ingredient Fat-Free Gluten-Free Vegan Brownies

Two Ingredient Fat-Free Gluten-Free Vegan Brownies

October 22, 2012 | Comments (0)

OK, so I consider Brownie Mix to be an ingredient. I am more Sandra Lee than Martha Stewart. My quest for a gluten-free vegan brownie began almost three years ago. I started by trying to replace the eggs with both commercial egg replacers and with ground flaxseed. It did not go well. Think chocolate flavored […]

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"Great Everyday Meals"

“Great Everyday Meals”

September 14, 2012 | Comments (2)

In keeping within the spirit of making great meals for the family, I approached our very own Chicago Mom and asked her to share how she came to be MOMMA! Johanna Cook, of MommaCuisine, tells us some things that will hopefully inspire you to feed that family right! How did you come to be a […]

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Yum Universe!

Yum Universe!

September 12, 2012 | Comments (2)

Today Heather Crosby launched Yum Universe. Many of you may know that I suffered allergies and skin lesions/eczema that I cured with a plant-based diet, so it is no surprise that when this press-release came to my inbox I jumped at the chance to pick Heather’s brain! It is not as difficult as some imagine planning […]

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