How to Cook Fish in Parchment Paper

How to Cook Fish in Parchment Paper
Learning how to make fish at home can be intimidating. There are so many mistakes you can make and then what do you do if you mess it up? Woof. One of the easiest fish recipes I like is baking a nice filet of fish in parchment paper. I know that might sound fancy or challenging, but... Read more »

5 Places to try this October

5 Places to try this October
I can’t believe it is already October and we are in the middle of the fall season! Below is a list of 5 places to try this month. Perfect dining for fall when the weather is cooling down and you are looking for a new hit spot to try. Ina Mae Tavern & Packaged Goods:... Read more »

Oatmeal Lace Cookies

Oatmeal Lace Cookies
At a holiday event, that I attend each year with my family, I always look forward to the dessert. More specifically, the white lace cookies, dipped in chocolate. I’m not sure how it started to become something that I craved, perhaps because I never see white lace cookies on a menu any other time of the year.... Read more »
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5 Places to Visit in Seattle

5 Places to Visit in Seattle
I recently visited Seattle, mainly for work, but I was also able to enjoy the city and of course the food! Below is a list of a few places that I recommend for your next visit to Seattle! I was lucky to travel in the month of August when the sun is shining in this... Read more »

Healthy In N Out Burger Recipe (Paleo)

Healthy In N Out Burger Recipe (Paleo)
The very first time I went to an In N Out Burger was in Phoenix. We were flying back to Chicago, but had to make a stop at In N Out before heading to the airport. I thought the burger and animal sauce was amazing. I finally understood what everyone was talking about when they say... Read more »

5 Places to try this Summer

5 Places to try this Summer
Why is it that summer always goes by so quickly?! I can’t believe we are already halfway through July and there are still so many activities I am trying to squeeze in before fall comes, not to mention so many restaurants and patios I want to check out! Below is a list of places to try... Read more »
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Lemon Bars for Father's Day

Lemon Bars for Father's Day
I’m obsessed with lemon in baked goods. There’s something about the zesty, fresh, lemon flavor that makes it irresistible. My go-to lemon dessert are lemon bars. There are so many recipes for these bars, but Smitten Kitchen’s is my favorite. I don’t like when the lemon flavor is overpowering, and SK’s is the perfect amount.... Read more »

5 Places to Try this Summer

5 Places to Try this Summer
Below is a ‘must-try’ list for this summer, in no particular order. This list encompasses some of the hottest new restaurants that are not to be missed this season!  Bar Biscay: MFK owners Scott Worsham and Sari Zernich Worsham (joined by industry veteran Joe Campagna) recently opened Bar Biscay in West Town, and it is buzzing. Biscay is a Spanish-inspired... Read more »

Healthy Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Healthy Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins
It’s the first day of May and finally a beautiful spring day here in Chicago! Lately, I’ve been trying out some paleo recipes, and as a result, I now own so many different kinds of flours, oils and butters, ones that I never even knew existed. I’m also learning that paleo recipes bake differently. For... Read more »
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Healthy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Healthy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
I love lemon-focused baked goods. I recently baked lemon bars from Smitten Kitchen and they were outstanding. I even had friends commenting on how amazing they were weeks after they had tried them. Seriously, so good. Lately, I’ve been dabbling in some paleo recipes, and when I found this recipe, I just had to make... Read more »