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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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Healthy Food Trends for 2014

Healthy Food Trends for 2014

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Happy New Year! Hope you had a memorable 2013! Now it’s out with the old and in with the new! Here are some of the new food trends expected to appear in 2014. Based on my previous predicted food trends in 2012, I’d say the odds are in my favor! Pancakes for Dinner – Um, yes please. This is a food trend I really hope takes off. Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, so to be able to...

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Soaked Oats

Soaked Oats

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Soaking or fermenting grains before using them to make porridge, breads, cakes, and casseroles is an age old tradition. Here are a few reasons why you should should jump on the ‘”soaked oats bandwagon” and give your digestive tract a break! All grains contain phytic acid in the outer bran layer. Phytic acid is an organic acid that combines with calcium, magnesium, copper, iron,...

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CHEW Chicago Tour

CHEW Chicago Tour

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Yesterday’s CHEW Health and Wellness Tour of Chicago was amazing! I had such a blast and would recommend anyone and everyone to do it! The tour met at Green City Farmer’s Market in the heart of the Lincoln Park neighborhood. We stopped at Tiny Greens, a farm in Urbana, IL that sprouts greens and sells them to put on salads or sandwiches. They sell everything from sunflower and...