Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

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…

Finds’ Fave PB & Co The Bee’s Knees Review + Giveaway!

May 19, 2014 at 7:19 am

If you read this blog, you know I LOVE peanut butter (especially from Finds’ Fave Peanut Butter & Co) and that I am NOT a food blogger. That said, I was beyond delighted when Adam from PB & Co got in touch to invite me to be a part of their Yum Squad – a new ambassador group. Do I want to get access to new goodies…

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…