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Healthy Hot Chocolate

My sister is obsessed with hot chocolate and I’m obsessed with eating and drinking things out of her ceramics (almost all my photos are taken in her bowls or mugs). I invited her over the other night for dinner and hot cocoa. Thankfully, I tested this recipe beforehand since she’s quite the chocolate snob. It…

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What’s the Sticky on Honey?

“Sugar pie, honey bunch You know that I love you I can’t help myself I love you and nobody else.” Swatting a bee away? Not anymore! I’ll be humming this tune next time one buzzes in my ear. Honey is at its prime during the summer and fall as it gets harvested at this time….

candied jalapenos

Candied jalapeños

If you’re trying to give your tastebuds a spicy kick, these candied jalapeños will do the trick! Savory Accents has a ton of different spices and all sorts of unique ways to heat up your average foods. There are always samples to try at each market. I also love their Merken spice blend. You can…

5 Yoga Poses You Can Do After Traveling

Tight hips are my worst nightmare when it comes to traveling. The first thing I do at a rest stop during a long drive is bust out the hip openers. A few of my yoga clients are headed to Hawaii and were in desperate need of some yoga they could do in their hotel room…

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A Look Inside the Green City Market

Wednesday and Saturday mornings are some of my ultimate favorite times in the city of Chicago during the summer. The energy is hustling and bustling at the farmer’s market twice a week and I just cannot get enough. The Green City Market is my go-to grocery store May-October. There even is an indoor market during…

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Did you know red peppers and green peppers come from the same plant? You just keep the green peppers on the vine a little bit long and they’ll turn red! Peppers are a part of the nightshade family. This means they usually grow overnight and they could be a concern to some individuals. With my…