Tag: clean eating

Rain, Rain...You Can Stay!

Rain, Rain...You Can Stay!
To be honest right off the bat, I’m not sure if I’m writing this more for YOU, or for myself. It rains a LOT in Chicago. A lot more than I remember it did, and while I only spent 10 years away, the weather seems to have gotten a bit worse while I was gone.... Read more »

Taste Test Tuesday #5: Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Gyros

Taste Test Tuesday #5: Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Gyros
You know me. Though I hate this in myself, I can’t help but admit I’m a bit lazy. That’s the main reason I absolutely love my slow cooker. I especially love recipes where you don’t have to do anything BUT throw all the ingredients into your slow cooker. Then, you just wait and TA-DA! Dinner... Read more »

Taste Test Tuesday #4: Healthy Sweet n Sour Chicken (under 350 calories!)

Taste Test Tuesday #4: Healthy Sweet n Sour Chicken (under 350 calories!)
Growing up, my sole go-to meal when ordering out from Chinese restaurants was Sweet n Sour Chicken. I’ve got a huge sweet tooth (as if you couldn’t tell, from all my baking recipes!) and anytime I can order something sweet as my main meal, I’m gonna go for it. I didn’t pay much attention to... Read more »
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Taste Test Tuesday #1: Slow Cooker Tomato Balsamic Chicken

Taste Test Tuesday #1: Slow Cooker Tomato Balsamic Chicken
I am on a mission to become a good cook. My mom is an amazing cook, and I will probably never live down not being able to even make Jello for her one year. 25 years ago. So I cook a LOT, in hopes that one day it will just click. I’m definitely getting there.... Read more »

LuLu's Dim Sum Reopens in Evanston

LuLu's Dim Sum Reopens in Evanston
Fans of LuLu’s have undoubtedly been waiting for this, for three long years. After closing in 2013 after two decades (and two locations), LuLu’s opened back up in a third location on Monday, December 19th. I had the chance to have dinner there Wednesday night, and couldn’t be happier to have this longtime favorite back open... Read more »