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How to Eat Healthy at Chicago Gourmet

How to Eat Healthy at Chicago Gourmet

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One of the 8 Chicago Food Events You Don’t Want to Miss took place at Millennium Park last weekend – Chicago Gourmet 2015! With so many tasty treats to indulge in and top shelf wines, beers and spirits to sip on, maintaining a healthy diet during a day at Chicago Gourmet will make you feel like a kid trying to ignore the candy in a candy shop. But I’m here to tell you that it...

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BeHealthful Retreat 2015

BeHealthful Retreat 2015

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Remember the 8 Chicago Food Events You Don’t Want to Miss post from earlier this summer? Well, one of the recommended events, the BeHealthful Retreat, took place last weekend and our very own Karen Schroeder had the privilege of attending and reviewing the event! Although complimentary admission was provided to the following event, all views and opinions expressed on this blog belong...

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8 Chicago Food Events You Don’t Want to Miss

8 Chicago Food Events You Don’t Want to Miss

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Are you wondering what food and nutrition events are coming up in Chicago? I am! Well I was…until I wrote this post. Whether you are a foodie, blogger, dietitian or nutrition enthusiast, below are a few upcoming events you won’t want to miss! Chicago Food and Wine Festival August 28-29 Lincoln Park Get ready for tastings, wine & cocktail samples, insightful seminars, and...

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Welch’s Vineyard Tour

Welch’s Vineyard Tour

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Remember last year when I got to meet Alton Brown at the Welch’s Harvest Dinner? Well this year, Welch’s sent Amelia on a tour of the Welch’s concord grape vineyards in Washington! Check out her experience below! (Post by Amelia Seith) This past week, I had the amazing experience of traveling to Washington State to explore Welch’s vineyards during harvest time to get an inside...

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Oh She Glows Cookbook Review

Oh She Glows Cookbook Review

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It’s been a little over a month since The Oh She Glows Cookbook was released and I wanted to give myself plenty of time to try some of the recipes before diving into a review. So here goes nothing! I’ve been following Angela’s blog from the beginning – the days when Oh She Glows was just a baby. It has truly been inspiring to watch her site and blog transform into such a beautiful...

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Healthy Mardi Gras Recipes

Healthy Mardi Gras Recipes

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Looking to celebrate Mardi Gras without all of the extra calories? These tasty and nutritious recipes will leave you feeling satisfied without affecting your waistline. Trade in your beignets, paczkis and king cakes for one of these healthy Mardi Gras recipes!   Simple Roasted Garlic Cauliflower and Potatoes by Jeanette’s Healthy Living – Use green, gold and...

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How to be a Registered Dietitian

How to be a Registered Dietitian

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Wondering how to be a registered dietitian? You’re not alone. I am constantly receiving emails and phone calls from prospective students wanting to interview me and pick my brain about how I got my start as a Chicago dietitian and what advice I can give to aspiring dietitians. Finally I decided to put it down all on paper…err…blog post. Here’s my story. Undergraduate History: My career as...

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Food Tour of Wicker Park and Bucktown

Food Tour of Wicker Park and Bucktown

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Hello Chicago! Today I wanted to share with you an amazing experience I had this weekend at the Chicago Food Planet Food Tour of Wicker Park/Bucktown! I found out about the tour through Vimbly and have been anticipating the event all month! I had such a great time tasting my way through the neighborhood and wanted to share every moment of it with you! Disclaimer: the foods eaten in this post...

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Weekend in Omaha

Weekend in Omaha

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Will and I spent this past weekend in Omaha visiting friends and family! We had a busy weekend scheduled with a football game, a wedding and food and drinks aplenty! I didn’t bring my camera with me on the trip, so please enjoy the following Facebook and Instagram montage… On Friday, I went to Urban Wine Company in the Old Market with my mom and sister. We ordered a giant charcuterie...

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Fall Apple Picking!

Fall Apple Picking!

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It’s that time of year again – autumn! Check out the beautiful trees changing color right outside our window! The season calls for all things involving apples, pumpkins, mulling spice, apple cider, winter squash and hot tea. What better way to celebrate then a trip out to Kuiper’s Family Farm to pick some delicious apples right from the orchard! Last weekend I went apple picking with my...

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Chicago Gourmet 2013

Chicago Gourmet 2013

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This was my first year attending Chicago Gourmet at Millennium Park and I had the most amazing time! I came perfectly prepared (see my event tips) and enjoyed a day full of delicious food, elegant wines, and talented entertainment! The park opened at noon for the event, and there was quite the line at the entrance! However, the weather was a beautiful 80 degrees and the crowds were in great...

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Tips for Chicago Gourmet 2013

Tips for Chicago Gourmet 2013

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Are you going to Chicago Gourmet this year? The Bon Appetit Chicago Gourmet celebration of food and wine at Millennium Park is soon approaching! This will be the first year attending the event and I simply cannot wait! I’ve been reading up on some tips and tricks to help make my trip as efficient as possible. Here is what I’ve come up with: Arrive early. As one of the biggest food festivals...