Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

Fuel Your Day with New Proburst Bites! #Giveaway

February 27, 2017 at 7:13 am

You may remember that I met the folks from Enjoy Life at the NCA Sweets & Snacks Show. This Chicagoland company has been doing allergen free foods since before it was cool! Enjoy Life Foods started as a business school project in 2001. Now they offers 46 different allergy-friendly products including cookies, snack bars, seed and fruit mixes, baking chocolate, chocolate bars and snack chips.…

Friday Five: My On Deck “On-The-Go” Snacks

February 24, 2017 at 6:52 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. This is a “free” week. I’m gearing up for Expo West in a few weeks so there will be tons of new snacks and foods to share. In the meantime, I have some new (to me) snack finds and some new products from two of…

Throwback Thursday – Francesca’s 25th Anniversary!

February 23, 2017 at 6:58 am

Not many restaurants make it to their silver anniversary – especially in Chicago. That’s 25 years in a very tough business. So it’s kind of a big deal that Francesca’s Restaurants are celebrating their 25th Anniversary this February. One of the ways that they’re celebrating is by offering their 1992 menu. The menu is being offered throughout February at Francesca’s restaurants. The Husband and I…

Snack Box Sunday! Fit Snack Fit February #Giveaway

February 19, 2017 at 8:31 am

If you’ve been around here, you know I love subscription boxes of healthy snacks. I love finding new snacks and new items from some of my fave companies. I’ve tried pretty much all of them and keep subscriptions that I receive ongoing to a handful. I was out of town for work this week and came home to three: Love with Food Gluten Free Box,…

Friday Five: 5 Heart Healthy Snacks

February 17, 2017 at 5:29 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. Today’s topic is “Winter Fitness Rants.” Believe it or not, I couldn’t think of five! I do hate how much my nose runs and the erratic temps. That said, it’s been a pretty mild winter, so I’m not complaining. I was looking through some old…

Healthier Valentine’s Day Treats + Cocktails #Giveaway

February 14, 2017 at 6:10 am

I’m sad to say that The Husband and I are not celebrating V-Day together. I have to go on a work trip. Womp. Womp. Nonetheless, I had the opportunity to learn about some great new products from Wyman’s of Maine and BLND that can be used to treat your Valentine right! Or, you can check out these ideas and give and IOU like I have…

Healthier in ’17: No More Boring Oatmeal #Giveaway

February 9, 2017 at 6:27 am

You may know that January was National Oatmeal Month, but I didn’t. I missed out on sharing some oatmeal excitement from Viki’s Granola and Carrington Farms. Well, I have some good news! February is American Heart Awareness Month and oatmeal is a heart healthy food. Using this logic, I’m celebrating Oatmeal Month late and I’m inviting you to join me. I’m not going to lie,…