Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

Need A Wholesome Snack to Tide You Over? Meet Enerchi Bites!

July 28, 2014 at 6:44 am

Through my new friends at Undiscovered Kitchen, I was contacted by two sisters in Boston who were tired of looking for the ideal healthy snack. They decided to make their own and they are called Enerchi Bites. Annie and Marla say that their days were “filled with long hours, short breaks, and time on the road and at the desk, leaving them little time to snack healthfully.” The sisters went…

Get to Your Farmers Market + Try This Recipe! (#Giveaway)

July 27, 2014 at 8:17 am

You know I LOVE a good farmers market. I especially love Chicago’s Green City Market at this time of year. There are SO many options from veggies and delicious summer fruits and much, much more. I took some pictures of my visit yesterday. The colors were so vivid and everything looked fresh and inviting. I bought more than I could carry, as usual. I also noticed…

Check out Abe’s Market’s Summer Road Trip!

July 22, 2014 at 7:01 am

Finds’ fave Abe’s Market is going on a summer road trip! They are highlighting six US cities and some of the best healthy/green spots and vendors in each. For each city, they have a local and sustainable guide, featured vendors and sales on all of their favorite products local to that city. Lucky for us, we can buy products local to us, or from the other cities,…

Say “Goodbye to Boring Nuts”: Ricky’s Lucky Nuts #Giveaway

July 21, 2014 at 7:44 am

You may remember Ricky’s Lucky Nuts from my Snack Show Finds. They say, “Say goodbye to boring roasted nuts!” Ricky’s Lucky Nuts created uniquely flavored peanuts “designed to perk up your senses and entice your taste buds.” The sweet and spicy peanuts are GMO-free and made from all-natural ingredients. The peanuts come in savory and sweet nut varieties including Sweet and Smoky BBQ, Thai Red Curry, Sweet Chai,…

Tried It Tuesday: Chips & Snacks Your Nutritionist Will Approve! #Giveaway

July 15, 2014 at 6:47 am

I have been fortunate to try so many awesome, healthy snacks recently. Today, I am going to talk chips and popcorn – the good for you (but still delicious) varieties! I raved about Good Health Natural Foods’ Glories Sea Salt Sweet Potato Chips in my April Bestowed Box review. I wrote to them to tell them about the interest on my blog and they offered to send…

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

July 13, 2014 at 7:57 am

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…

Friday Finds: Road Trip Helpers, Great Giveaways + More!

July 11, 2014 at 8:26 am

I came across an awesome post about road tripping from Lindsay at Your Fit Trip. Lindsay is a road warrior, so check out her awesome blog for the best in airport food, healthy dining, on the road exercise and much more! Here are the three apps Lindsay tried on a July 4th weekend roadtrip with her feedback: RoadAhead Highway Exit Finder – Free Lindsay says, “RoadAhead displays…