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The holidays have come and gone, and now it’s all about hunkering down for the long winter stretch! After some very mild temps in Chicago we are bracing for our coldest day of the season this Sunday! A warm and

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Homemade dips are my absolute favorite! After learning a few years ago how easy it was to make dips in a food processor I stopped buying anything store bought! White Bean dips come together with only a few ingredients and

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It’s officially July – what are you making this weekend for your 4th of July festivities? As a kid I always remember having big juicy pieces of watermelon at our 4th of July family BBQ’s and just biting into a

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Last night for dinner we found ourselves looking for a unique way to use a head of cauliflower in the fridge to accompany our steamed salmon. We talked about roasting it and adding mushrooms, fennel, and other veggies to liven

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This time of year I’m all about fresh, light, vegetable dishes for dinner. I love hitting up our Lincoln Square Farmers Market on Thursday nights after work and perusing the fresh veggies from local farmers. The tomatoes are just starting

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During the week I’m all about easy, quick meals that can be pulled together in less than 30 minutes. I like to stockpile my creative juices for weekend projects where time is NOT of the essense and my stomach isn’t rumbling

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Sometimes getting back into the swing of the work week after the weekend can be tough…that’s why I have a few low maintenance dinner recipes in my cooking arsenal that I pull out for lazy Monday nights, such as this

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Looking for an easy hors d’oeuvre or just a little something extra to top that big bowl of soup you’re about to dive into? I found this Prosciutto Crisps recipe last Fall and decided to try it with a bowl

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January is all about the post-holiday cleanse and kick starting healthy eating habits for the New Year! Grains and veggies are a great way to stick to your new healthy eating routine and it couldn’t be easier to whip together

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Happy October 1st! It’s officially my favorite month of the year and that means everything in my kitchen is infused with pumpkin starting today! During the Fall months my favorite go to meal is a warm, hearty soup or stew.

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