Archive for the ‘Wellness’ Category

Tried It Tuesday: Sunwarrior Illumin8 #Giveaway

July 26, 2016 at 5:59 am
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You know I love to try new products from my fave companies. Sunwarrior recently launched an organic, plant-based meal replacement product called Illumin8. Illumin8 powder fulfills eight essential, “core” nutritional components of a meal – protein, carbs, healthy fats, minerals, vitamins, fiber, enzymes and probiotics. You may recall that Sunwarrior is a small, growing health food company. They’re committed to “making only the best plant-based…

Only The Good Stuff! Curate Snacks #Giveaway

July 25, 2016 at 6:08 am
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It may be hard to believe but I still have more goodies from Expo West to share. Finds’ friend Stacy found Curate Snacks on a trip to California this winter and asked me if I had seen them. I hadn’t. I saw them at Expo West and chatted with the team. They offered me a bunch of flavors to try. I tried a few and…

Health Without The Hassle: vitafive Vitamin Packs

July 14, 2016 at 5:34 pm
Sleep Pack!

If you’ve been around here much, you may know that I am a fan of gummy vitamins. Why? Well, they taste like candy but are good for you. That’s a win-win for a candy lover like me. When the folks at vitafive offered me the opportunity to try their daily vitamin packs for a month, I said “of course!” Vitafive provides a variety of “health…

Summer Shenanigans

July 10, 2016 at 1:09 pm
The Husband with our Taste tickets and some of our healthy tastes!

We are having a perfect summer weekend here in Chicago – weather wise. It is reasonably mild, sunny and there is a great lake breeze coming in. Like every summer weekend in Chicago, there is a ton going on. We love our summers here! Through the blog, I was invited to two cool events at the Taste of Chicago. Humana invited me and The Husband…

Friday Five: 5 Best Nut/No Nut Food Finds

July 8, 2016 at 7:11 am
Best Nut_No Nut FI

It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each week they pick a theme and bloggers join in and link up. This year instead of specific themes, they are letting us be creative with broad themes for each week of the…

Tried It Tuesday: Perky Superfood Snack Bites #Giveaway

July 5, 2016 at 6:04 am

At the NCA Sweets & Snacks Show, I started off on a healthy note with The Fruitful Children and their new Perky Superfood Snack Bites. Perky Snack Bites contain only fruit and veggie ingredients that are “gently” dehydrated in a 100% wind powered kitchen. They are all natural, gluten free, Kosher, Paleo, vegan and Non-GMO. They taste amazing – like delicious, wholesome fruit roll ups. They…

Pumpkin Powered! SuperSeedz #Giveaway

July 4, 2016 at 5:38 am
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At the NCA Sweets & Snacks Show, I had the opportunity to meet Kathie from SuperSeedz. Kathie started making roasted pumpkin seeds with curry seasoning to pep up her salads. They began disappearing and hers kids and their friends asked for more. Kathie started experimenting with flavors and met a business man who became the president of the company and then her husband. Kathie and…