Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

A New Finds’ Fave: TastyMakes – Review + #Giveaway

August 18, 2014 at 6:10 am

As you know, I’ve found many new awesome snacks and superfoods, and superfood snacks, via Undiscovered Kitchen. I am currently a wee bit obsessed with raw, vegan, all natural, GF (AND delicious) snacks from TastyMakes. This San Francisco company was started by a woman after a serious accident. Her misfortune led to a new career and an opportunity for all of us! Tasty Makes sells raw…

Made My Own Almond Milk + You Can, Too! #Giveaway

August 11, 2014 at 6:26 am

The winner of the giveaway is #64 Kelly. Don’t despair! You can get $2 off on the Best Nut Milk Bag at amazon with code 7ETTCEG2 (valid through 9/15/2014) and the bag is on sale for $9.95. Such a great deal! If you read this blog, you know I am not a whiz in the kitchen. However, I am always game to try something new. I…

Need a Reason to Celebrate? It’s National Smore’s Day! #Giveaway

August 10, 2014 at 8:29 am

It seems like every day now offers a “reason to celebrate.” I don’t remember this always being the case. Do you? There are actual websites where you can see what each day celebrates like Days of the Year. According to Punchbowl’s holiday calendar, here is what I missed so far in August alone!: August is National Goat Cheese Month, National Peach Month & National Water…

Tried It Tuesday: Awesome Energy Bar Edition (#Giveaway)

August 5, 2014 at 7:32 am

I have had the opportunity to try so many awesome, healthy, natural energy bars over the last two years and have showcased many here. Recently, I have tried some great new ones and one that contains an ingredient that is VERY new to me – crickets! Well cricket flour. Yes, real crickets. They are a great protein source. Who knew? Today, I will tell you…

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,…