Posts tagged "Dinner"

7 reasons I love Blue Apron

7 reasons I love Blue Apron
Have you heard of Blue Apron?  Blue Apron is a weekly box that arrives at your door with all the measured ingredients you need to make a delicious, fresh and unique meal. You can choose dietary preferences (vegetarian, chicken, beef, fish) and delivery options (one, two or three meals a week for 2 or 4 people).... Read more »

Family dinnertime games and conversation starters

Family dinnertime games and conversation starters
There are endless studies about the benefits of families sitting down for dinner regularly.  Improved relationships, eating habits and grades are all shown to be found in those that sit down together at the end of the day. “Children who do eat dinner with their parents five or more days a week have less trouble... Read more »

Meez Meals delivers everything you need to cook Meatless Monday dinner

Meez Meals delivers everything you need to cook Meatless Monday dinner
Do you love to cook but don’t have time to get the right ingredients? Do you want to learn to prepare healthy meals for your family? Are you struggling to find unique vegetarian recipes? Are you home with young kids or busy at work and can’t get to the store to buy fresh ingredients? I... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Quinoa Burgers

Another Chicago Now blogger wrote a compelling piece about the superfood quinoa and suggested this week’s recipe.  I didn’t know much about quinoa and did some research. Quinoa, pronounced keenwa, has a very high protein content and contains amino acids, which can ward of illnesses.  In addition, it contains a large amount of fiber and iron.  Quinoa... Read more »

A Recap of My Meatless Monday

If you read my post last week, you read of my intention to prepare Papperdelle with Broccoli Rabe and Ricotta in honor of Meatless Monday. After finally I got my hyperactive kids to bed, the last thing I wanted to do was cook dinner.  Once I started, I began to really enjoy the process of following a recipe and creating a... Read more »