Tag: raw foods

Evolving with Evolution Juices

Evolving with Evolution Juices
I was shopping at my local Dominick’s Fresh Store and happened upon a line of juices I haven’t seen before called Evolution Fresh. Most often pre-made juices have way too much sugar. Even though most fruits are thought of as “healthy”, high-sugar fruits like mango, bananas and pineapples are not good for those who are... Read more »

Where's the Kombucha?

Perhaps you have noticed that Kombucha is no where to be found these days. Whole Foods has recently pulled the beverages because of elevated alcohol levels that were not indicated on labels. The company is awaiting their suppliers to update their labels. Under government regulations, products containing alcohol levels of 0.5% or more need to... Read more »

10 Diets Tips That Work For Nearly Everyone

In contrast to last week’s post [True Confessions: I Have Testimonial Greed](http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/chicago-eats-allergy-free/2010/06/true-confessions-i-have-testimonial-greed.html) where I expressed the envy that I feel for others seemingly easy before’s and after’s. There are some easily forgotten common truths that work for just about everyone. Yoga may not burn as many calories as running or other activities but it’s great... Read more »

What To Eat When It's Too Hot to Cook!

What To Eat When It's Too Hot to Cook!
This weekend is going to be a scorcher. Time to give your oven a break and try out some of these low-heat options.

Play with Food: Eat the Rainbow

First I want to mention, the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) is offering great discounts on some of your favorite allergy-friendly companies. Log in to the Member Area on their website and check out the E-Discount Vault. You’ll see discount codes for companies such as Vermont Nut Free Chocolates (10% discount and perfect for Valentine’s... Read more »

Green Smoothies

Whether you are a raw foodie or just want to eat healthier this year, green smoothies are a quick and easy way to get greens into your diet. Green smoothies are blended beverages made with water, fruit and green leafy veggies. The difference between a juice and a smoothie is that juices usually have the... Read more »

Why I'm an Accidental Raw Foodist

Being that I can’t eat soy, wheat, or dairy I find I just don’t like veggies without a little somethin’ somethin’. Raw food cuisine provides a lot of tasty alternatives for those of us with food allergies. Here’s a photo gallery featuring some of the top raw foodists that want to inspire us to eat... Read more »

The Bread Blog

Whenever I mention my food allergies I always hear the same thing (more like a lament): “What about bread? OMG no bread. I’d die without bread.” I try to get my carbs from veggies but occasionally I will purchase brown rice bread from Trader Joe’s or their Gluten Free French Rolls. I was less impressed... Read more »