Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

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

June 6, 2014 at 7:26 am

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.…

Guest Post: From IT Desk to Nutritious in The City

June 5, 2014 at 5:38 am

My friend, Richard, suggested I check out Nutritious in The City’s 11 Day Cleanse. I was worried that this would be all juice and powders, but it is real food and only real food. I spoke to Jen, the health coach behind Nutritious in the City, and could really relate to her story of finding her passion and purpose, so I asked her to share it.…

Tried It Tuesday: Meat for Athletes (#Giveaway) + SF/GF Electrolytes (#Gvwy) + #BetterYourBest

June 3, 2014 at 7:04 am

Now that the weather is nice here, I am spending a lot of time outside on the run – YAY! This “Tried it Tuesday” is a running edition. Today, I share fuel, electolytes and crazy challenges. After trying EPIC bars, I started looking at some other natural meat products to fuel my active lifestyle. I saw some great looking products from Native American Natural Foods that…

Fed Up Preview + Top 6 Tips to Kick Your Sugar Habit

June 1, 2014 at 7:08 am

My friends at Abe’s Market offered me and 2 readers tickets to see the Chicago premiere of the new documentary Fed Up. Ironically, I posted this giveaway when I was attending the Snacks and Sweets show. In fairness, I was working with Simple Squares, an organic snack bar company that uses only honey in its 5 ingredient energy bars. That said, I still got my…

Tried It Tuesday: Snack & Sweets Show Edition (#Giveaway)

May 27, 2014 at 5:45 am

Sometimes in life, you just get lucky. As a blogger who loves to write about healthy snacks (and sometimes partake in not so healthy sweets), being asked to staff a booth at the NCA’s Sweets and Snacks Show is like hitting the lottery. I am not going to sugar coat it, it was AWESOME! How awesome? Well, there were “over 620 vendors exhibiting candy snacks over…

Nature’s Candy – Maple Syrup and Raw Honey Review + #Giveaway

May 26, 2014 at 6:05 am

I have a sweet tooth and love all natural maple syrup and honey. When the nice folks at Mohawk Valley Trading Company in Utica, NY asked if I wanted to do a review and giveaway of their Maple Syrup and Raw Honey, I said “YES!” They sent me bottles of their Dark, Robust Pure Maple Syrup, Raw Buckwheat Honey and Raw Orange Blossom Honey. I love “real” maple syrup. This syrup is…