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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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5 Places to Enjoy Brunch in April

5 Places to Enjoy Brunch in April
Brunch is the meal to look forward to after a long week. What’s better than enjoying a plate of waffles with your favorite breakfast cocktail among friends. Below is an updated list of where to eat brunch this month. Happy Weekend! Mortar & Pestle: This rustic-chic Lakeview daytime eatery is a place that will get... Read more »

Turkey Meatballs in Spicy Tomato Sauce with Burrata

Turkey Meatballs in Spicy Tomato Sauce with Burrata
I just got back from a week long vacation in Europe, visiting Barcelona and Paris with one of my best friends, and it has been a tough week getting back into the swing of things! One of my favorite parts was the FOOD, of course, (could not get enough of the ham and manchego in... Read more »

The Best Everything Bagel Recipe

The Best Everything Bagel Recipe
Everything bagels are my absolute favorite. It’s my go-to for lox, with schmear and an egg sandwich. When I read Gina’s easy bagel recipe I wanted to make them immediately. I know making bread can be intimidating, but this recipe is basic and nearly foolproof. You just need to follow the directions carefully. Greek yogurt is... Read more »
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5 Places to go just for Dessert

5 Places to go just for Dessert
Dessert is arguably the best part of the meal. And sometimes, there are those moments, when you simply want to go out, just for dessert. Below are 5 places to try for your dessert night out. Pizzeria Bebu: Whoever invented the skillet cookie is my hero. Bebu serves ‘Nora’s cookie,’ which arrives in a skillet, piping... Read more »