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Get it While it’s Hot Dog Month

Here are some recommendations for healthier vegan hot dogs and a homemade hot dog from scratch recipe. With the proper Chicago Style Hot Dog Toppings it all taste great, some are just better for your heart. Smart Dogs  Yves Meatless Hot Dog All American Hot Dog Recipe from JustTheFood.com 2 cups (288 g) vital wheat […]

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Nobu Sushi New York

This place is a culinary dream.  Incredibly fresh and creative dishes, excellent ambiance and service. No wait here either, since it’s not exactly Nobu, it’s Nobu Next Door. Raw scallops don’t sound ideal, but they taste way better than you can ever imagine.

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What is in Season Now?

Save your wallet and help the farmers by eating seasonally!  How easy is it to incorporate seasonal vegetables into your kitchen? Easy to read Seasonality Chart

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Free Healthy Foodie Apps

Since it isn’t always simple to find good healthy food, here are some free apps to assist: InBloom: Now you will know where to eat organic at any time.  Allows you to search nearby restaurants and markets for sustainable, healthy meals, based on location, eco considerations, special offerings like “grass-fed beef” or “shade-grown coffee,” and dietary […]

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World’s Largest Corn Maze Run – 5k Run/Walk

World’s Largest Corn Maze Run – 5k Run/Walk, northern McHenry County Date – Sunday, October 14, 2012 Start time – 8:00am Location – Richardson’s Adventure Farm- Home of the World’s Largest Corn Maze 9407 Richardson Road, Spring Grove, Illinois 60081 http://www.allcommunityevents.com/cornmaze/wlcm_run_home.html “This is not just any corn maze. OHHH NO, this is the “World’s Largest Corn […]

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Eat Seasonally & Save

Seasonal eating will help everyone; from the farmer to your wallet, while backing the environment and covering your health and tastebud bases in between. WiseBread has listed the various fruits and vegetables that are in season each month.  During its prime season produce will be more abundant, therefore less expensive and easier to acquire, so it […]

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Research and Recommendations Regarding Diets that Keep the Weight Off

After having successfully achieved weight loss, Dr Cara Ebbeling and colleagues at the Children’s Hospital Boston, assigned participants to one of three maintenance diet groups. The diets included a conventional low-fat diet, a low Glycemic Index diet (GL), and a very low carb diet.  The resting energy expenditure (REE; basal metabolic rate, or how many calories […]

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BYOB in Chicago

It is always nice to have a few BYOB spots on hand. The Dining Room at Kendall College Category: Restaurant Address: 900 N. North Branch St. | Goose Island The School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College in Goose Island, which has a list of notable chef/owner graduates such as Shawn McClain (Green Zebra, Spring), Mi… more » Ay Ay […]

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Healthy, Practical Cooking

My friend Ryan is debuting, “my life’s work wrapped into a tiny 23 minute bundle of love;).” His “Simply Centered” live streaming cooking show is debuting tomorrow 6/28/12 at 10:30am.  If cooking healthy without sacrificing flavor is your style, check it out on Centered Chef’s FB or Today TV Live.

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Foods for Healthy Weight Loss

This site offers a tiered food classification that can be used as a quick reference chart for healthy food choices.   It shows healthy options in tier 1 and 2 such as quinoa, apples with the skin, and kale.   Tiers 4 and 5 list foods to try and consume less often for weight-loss purposes. i.e. processed meat, pastas, […]

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