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If you have never had a frappe, then you are in for a special treat. The ones in Greektown are so good, but also loaded with a lot of sugar and dairy, which does not make my belly happy. I haven’t had one in years, so one morning all by myself, I had yet to […]

Banana Flax Mocha Frappe

Gluten Free, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vegan

June 12, 2013

If you have never had a frappe, then you are in for a special treat. The ones in Greektown are so good, but also loaded with a lot of sugar and dairy, which does not make my belly happy. I haven’t had one in years, so one morning all by myself, I had yet to […]

Banana Flax Mocha Frappe

Gluten Free, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vegan

June 12, 2013

Banana Flax Mocha Frappe

Gluten Free, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vegan

If you have never had a frappe, then you are in for a special treat. The ones in Greektown are so good, but also loaded with a lot of sugar and dairy, which does not make my belly happy. I haven’t had one in years, so one morning all by myself, I had yet to […]

Banana Flax Mocha Frappe

I came across this recipe back in 2009, except it wasn’t gluten free. The avocado in the recipe intrigued me so I converted it and posted it in my Chicago Family Health Examiner Column. However, Mighty Nest, a local e-commerce company that sells non-toxic, eco-friendly home goods, asked me to help them un-cupcake the cupcake, […]

Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Avocado Cupcake Recipe

Family Health, Gluten Free, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vegan

May 20, 2013

I came across this recipe back in 2009, except it wasn’t gluten free. The avocado in the recipe intrigued me so I converted it and posted it in my Chicago Family Health Examiner Column. However, Mighty Nest, a local e-commerce company that sells non-toxic, eco-friendly home goods, asked me to help them un-cupcake the cupcake, […]

Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Avocado Cupcake Recipe

Family Health, Gluten Free, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vegan

May 20, 2013

Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Avocado Cupcake Recipe

Family Health, Gluten Free, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vegan

I came across this recipe back in 2009, except it wasn’t gluten free. The avocado in the recipe intrigued me so I converted it and posted it in my Chicago Family Health Examiner Column. However, Mighty Nest, a local e-commerce company that sells non-toxic, eco-friendly home goods, asked me to help them un-cupcake the cupcake, […]

Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Avocado Cupcake Recipe

Once a month a group of mom’s from my neighborhood get our kids together to hang out and play. It is strange, they all go to different schools, but it is a way for us to stay connected in our hood. It was my turn to host in May and I gladly wanted to because […]

Champagne Mango Guacamole

Gluten Free, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vegan

May 5, 2013

Once a month a group of mom’s from my neighborhood get our kids together to hang out and play. It is strange, they all go to different schools, but it is a way for us to stay connected in our hood. It was my turn to host in May and I gladly wanted to because […]

Champagne Mango Guacamole

Gluten Free, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vegan

May 5, 2013

Champagne Mango Guacamole

Gluten Free, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vegan

Once a month a group of mom’s from my neighborhood get our kids together to hang out and play. It is strange, they all go to different schools, but it is a way for us to stay connected in our hood. It was my turn to host in May and I gladly wanted to because […]

Champagne Mango Guacamole

I have been wanting to do something with the pre-shredded Brussels Sprouts bag that I see at Trader Joe’s. I bought a bag, then it went to waste..I hate when that happens. Then it came to me a few weeks ago when a friend of ours was visiting from Boston with their family. I then […]

Bacon Brussels Sprout Slaw

Gluten Free, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Uncategorized

May 4, 2013

I have been wanting to do something with the pre-shredded Brussels Sprouts bag that I see at Trader Joe’s. I bought a bag, then it went to waste..I hate when that happens. Then it came to me a few weeks ago when a friend of ours was visiting from Boston with their family. I then […]

Bacon Brussels Sprout Slaw

Gluten Free, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Uncategorized

May 4, 2013

Bacon Brussels Sprout Slaw

Gluten Free, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Uncategorized

I have been wanting to do something with the pre-shredded Brussels Sprouts bag that I see at Trader Joe’s. I bought a bag, then it went to waste..I hate when that happens. Then it came to me a few weeks ago when a friend of ours was visiting from Boston with their family. I then […]

Bacon Brussels Sprout Slaw

It is work in progress trying to create the ultimate healthy home for my family. When I changed my diet several years ago, I also changed up many of my household cleaning products and cookware. Yep bye, bye to non-stick, bye-bye to aluminum pans, melted plastic utensils, personal care products, you name it, it was […]

Creating a Healthy Home for Your Family with Mighty Nest

Family, Family Health, Healthy Eating, Healthy Home

April 26, 2013

It is work in progress trying to create the ultimate healthy home for my family. When I changed my diet several years ago, I also changed up many of my household cleaning products and cookware. Yep bye, bye to non-stick, bye-bye to aluminum pans, melted plastic utensils, personal care products, you name it, it was […]

Creating a Healthy Home for Your Family with Mighty Nest

Family, Family Health, Healthy Eating, Healthy Home

April 26, 2013

Creating a Healthy Home for Your Family with Mighty Nest

Family, Family Health, Healthy Eating, Healthy Home

It is work in progress trying to create the ultimate healthy home for my family. When I changed my diet several years ago, I also changed up many of my household cleaning products and cookware. Yep bye, bye to non-stick, bye-bye to aluminum pans, melted plastic utensils, personal care products, you name it, it was […]

Creating a Healthy Home for Your Family with Mighty Nest

Each time a holiday comes up, I try to mimick the meal to help celebrate the holiday and explain to my daughter what we are celebrating and why. Though she thinks it is fun to celebrate anything, it is a fun age. On Fat Tuesday was no exception. My daughter has a few of her […]

Kid-Friendly, High in Veggies, Red Beans and Rice

Corn Free, Gluten Free, Healthy Dinners, Healthy Eating, Recipes

February 19, 2013

Each time a holiday comes up, I try to mimick the meal to help celebrate the holiday and explain to my daughter what we are celebrating and why. Though she thinks it is fun to celebrate anything, it is a fun age. On Fat Tuesday was no exception. My daughter has a few of her […]

Kid-Friendly, High in Veggies, Red Beans and Rice

Corn Free, Gluten Free, Healthy Dinners, Healthy Eating, Recipes

February 19, 2013

Kid-Friendly, High in Veggies, Red Beans and Rice

Corn Free, Gluten Free, Healthy Dinners, Healthy Eating, Recipes

Each time a holiday comes up, I try to mimick the meal to help celebrate the holiday and explain to my daughter what we are celebrating and why. Though she thinks it is fun to celebrate anything, it is a fun age. On Fat Tuesday was no exception. My daughter has a few of her […]

Kid-Friendly, High in Veggies, Red Beans and Rice

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