Learn to Cook “Good and Cheap” + Help Others While You Are at It!

July 13, 2014 at 7:57 am
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I recently supported a cool Kickstarter that I want to tell you about. Leanne Brown is a chef and “food scholar.” She believes that, “everyone should eat great food every day. Eating well means learning to cook. It means banishing the mindset that preparing daily meals is a huge chore or takes tremendous skill. Cooking is easy — you just have to practice.” Her Kickstarter with an initial target of $10,000 has raised almost $140,000! The goal is…

Hey Chicago – Have a Healthier “Taste” and More This Weekend!

July 9, 2014 at 6:06 am
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I have never been to the Taste of Chicago. Why not ? Well, I don’t love crowds, eating when it is a zillion degrees and Chicago foods are not always the healthiest. Great news! I just learned about the Humana Healthier Choices Passport Guide. For the seventh year, Humana Healthier Choices is providing a listing of healthy appetizers, entrees and desserts available at the Taste! This year boasts the largest listing yet – 52 foods…

Friday Finds: Become a Superfood-ie, #BeKindtoCitySkin + More!

June 6, 2014 at 7:26 am
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My friends at Yummari Foods introduced me to the awesome folks at Undiscovered Kitchen. Undiscovered Kitchen is a soon-to-be launched “digital discovery marketplace for the most unique, handcrafted & artisan foods. Undiscovered Kitchen gives passionate food artisans & entrepreneurs the opportunity to reach new customers, sell products throughout the country and grow their businesses!” I introduced them to some of my fave artisan food businesses and bloggers, too. Undiscovered Kitched will launch their marketplace soon. Click HERE to…

Friday Finds: #IfEverybodyRan, My EBib + More

May 23, 2014 at 5:49 am
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Mizuno believes that “running has the power to transform the world — one person at a time.” [I agree.] That’s why they are donating $1 for every mile run with the Mizuno Baton to Back on My Feet, a nonprofit organization that helps those experiencing homelessness turn their lives around through running. What if everybody ran? You can be part of the answer. Here is how it works: Download the app and activate when you are ready…