Archive for November 2011

A Sort of Goodbye

Some interesting things happened to me while taking this break. Not only did I turn 41 but I was in an accident on the em . . . very day I turned 41. I was headed toward one of my favorite places in the city, Mojo Spa, for a complimentary birthday manicure. While I was... Read more »

The Value of Rest

I just realized I haven’t had a real day off since Labor Day. I also realized that I have not taken a break from blogging since I began writing in 2008 for the Examiner. I do not get paid to blog in cash per se unless my blog goes viral. I am grateful to companies... Read more »

Greens That Taste Good

I find this recipe useful after I need to talk myself back into healthy eating after I haven’t been so good. The addition of raisins make the greens taste sweeter. Sauteed Greens with Pine Nuts and Raisins Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves 6 Ingredients: 1/2 bunch mustard greens 1/2 bunch kale 1/2... Read more »
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Allergy Free Lincoln Square Lunches

Allergy Free Lincoln Square Lunches
Over the Halloween weekend I was too busy to cook so I opted to try out some healthy take-out. Plus I love supporting local businesses. There is something about Lincoln Square coffee shop friendliness that is just right on. They ooze cool without wearing it like a weapon as so many hipster cafes do. Drew’s... Read more »