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Wake Up. September Has Come

Wake Up. September Has Come

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Best Yummy Hummus Spots in Chicago, Vegan friendly

Blue Door Cafe Lincoln Park – The hummus is served with plenty of veggies, and they have excellent salads, and cappuccino too.               Soho House, upstairs - Delicious, vegan and beautiful.   Chikatana West Loop – Pretty veggies and house made crisps come with this hummus.

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The Best Hot Chocolate

As a 13 year Chicago local, these are my favorites for the best hot chocolate in Chicago. Best Vegan Hot Chocolate: Infiniteus - Healthy, organic and made to order.  They also have awesome juices, smoothies, local vegan snacks from Fast Lane to Health and kombucha from Community Kombucha. Best House Made Hot Chocolate and Marshmallows: Katherine Anne Confections - Yum.  […]

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Fast Lane to Health-why us?

Get in the Fast Lane to Health® We create healthy, vegan snacks that taste like a treat.  Our Elevated Snacks™, Superfood Fudge™ & Superfood Muffins™ are satiating & nutrient dense without any added sugars.  This brand will tantalize your taste buds in a natural, hit the spot healthy way™, because we care about human beings […]

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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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