Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

It’s Celiac Disease Awareness Month – Get the Facts!

May 15, 2014 at 5:34 am

This post was written as part of my partnership with Zemas Madhouse Foods. All opinions are my own. It seems like gluten free diets and talk about Celiac Disease are everywhere these days. For some, gluten-free is this month’s diet “flavor of the day,” but for people with Celiac Disease, it is a lifelong MUST do. And of course with the rise of this new trend,…

Tried It Tuesday: Get Nutty (#Giveaway) and Fit, Too!

May 13, 2014 at 7:08 am

So far my “Tried it Tuesday” posts have covered products I have tried, or shared, for review. Today, I am going to tell you about some nutty stuff – coconutty and just plain nutty. Also on tap is a free fitness app I am loving at the moment. Cocomo Joe Foods had an unusual beginning. Click here to read the details, but the gist is that Joe was down on…

April Showers Bring…Farmer’s Markets!

May 11, 2014 at 7:44 am

You may remember that I worked with a naturopath physician last year. I love to get her newsletters and this is a really great post that she sent this week. I love farmer’s markets! We have great ones in Chicago. Stacy and I went to the opening day of the Green City Market in Lincoln Park. I got all kinds of awesome new root veggies that inspired…

Tried it Tuesday: For Travels, Nature’s Candy + An Energy Booster

May 6, 2014 at 7:20 am

So far my “Tried it Tuesday” posts have covered products I have tried, or shared, for review. Today, I am going to tell you about a website I use for travel deals (and a special limited time offer) and two healthy, new products I have tried. I love to travel and you know that I love a great deal.  Last May, I had an awesome stay at Red Mountain…

Get Healthier and Happier with Greens Plus! #Giveaway

May 5, 2014 at 6:45 am

I tried a protein bar from Greens + and wrote to them to express my interest in a review and giveaway. They said “yes” and offered to have me try out three flavors from their vegan, gluten free “Snack Bar” line and their Greens + Superfood Wild Berry Greens Powder. They say, “We’ve developed a line of snack bars to satisfy the growing demand for…

April Bestowed “Unboxing” – Review and Giveaway!

May 1, 2014 at 6:44 am

You all know I love my healthy food subscription boxes. The nice folks at Bestowed offered review boxes to some blogger ambassadors this month. Of course I said “yes,” but this is one that I subscribe to, as well. That is great news for you. Why? One lucky winner will win my April “Earth Day” Bestowed box! Please note: The giveaway box was provided at no cost…

Tried It Tuesday: Fitness Edition + New #Vega Bar Review!

April 29, 2014 at 8:14 am

So far my “Tried it Tuesday” posts have covered products I have tried, or shared, for review. Today, I am going to tell you about some recent fitness experiences and one new product line that I tested. Let me know what you think! I tried a bunch of new fitness classes here in Chicago at Sproing Sport, Chicago Primal Gym and Pilates Pro Works. Emily and I tried…