Posts Tagged "wine"

Healthy Chicken Meatballs with Red Wine Sauce 00

Healthy Chicken Meatballs with Red Wine Sauce

Healthy Chicken Meatballs with Red Wine Sauce

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These lean healthy chicken meatballs are oven baked in red wine sauce so that they remain juicy and bursting with flavor! A few things you might think when you hear that poultry has been substituted for the traditional beef, pork, and veal in these healthy chicken meatballs: These won’t be as good as the real thing These lean meatballs are destined to be dry There’s no way my spouse will eat...

Superfood Drinks for Heart Health 00

Superfood Drinks for Heart Health

Superfood Drinks for Heart Health

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What you eat and drink matter when it comes to a healthy heart. Check out these antioxidant-rich superfood drinks that can help protect your heart! Heart disease is the number 1 killer in America. What you eat and drink can make all the difference. In honor of American Heart Month this February, I’m sharing few antioxidant-rich superfood drinks that can help protect your...

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend 00

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

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My mom was in town last weekend for St. Patrick’s Day! While most Chicagoans were out boozing at local Irish bars, we were out shopping, dining, and enjoying the theater. On Friday afternoon, we lunched at Atwood Cafe on State and Washington. We’d been wanting to try this restaurant for years and finally got around to making reservations for lunch! We made it inside just before the rain...

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10/10/10

10/10/10

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Congratulations to everyone who ran the Chicago Marathon this morning! Unfortunately I did not run the marathon, but I am working on planning a destination half marathon with a group of friends at the beginning of next year! Onto what I did this weekend. Yesterday morning, the weather was beautiful, so I rode my bike to the Division Street Farmer’s Market between Clark and State street. I...

Blue Cheese Burgers 00

Blue Cheese Burgers

Blue Cheese Burgers

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Hi guys! Last night I made the most incredible blue cheese burgers on the grill, but of course, forgot to take a picture of them!!! 🙁 Let me start off saying that I am usually not the biggest fan of blue cheese, I only like it in SMALL amounts. However, I thought I would give these a try and they were to die for! That being said, I will most likely make them again before the summer is over and...

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Famous Bruchetta

Famous Bruchetta

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While cooking a romantic dinner at home of spinach lasagna and Caesar salad paired with a delicious Chilean chardonnay, I made bruchetta as a quick appetizer. Whether you need to hold guests over at your next dinner party or offer to bring a dish to your next potluck, this flawless bruchetta is always a hit! Bruchetta is my favorite appetizer to make, its super easy and the ingredients are...

How to Make a Classic Red Sauce 00

How to Make a Classic Red Sauce

How to Make a Classic Red Sauce

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The professor of my Food Science class is a chef and taught me how to make this flawless red sauce, it was AMAZING! It was the best red sauce I had ever had and I couldn’t wait to share it with you guys!   Classic Red Sauce  vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, soy-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, tree nut-free, seed-free, sugar-free, shellfish-oil, fish-free, bean &...

Simple Sangria Recipes for Summer 00

Simple Sangria Recipes for Summer

Simple Sangria Recipes for Summer

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Summer is for refreshing cocktails with friends and family! Mix up one of these simple sangria recipes for your next summer picnic, party or barbecue! We commonly turn to red wine as a heart healthy beverage to indulge in guilt free. But you know what else is heart healthy? Fresh fruit. So what better way to enjoy the best of both worlds than with one of these simple sangria recipes for...