The Lunch Bunch: Mason Jar Salads

These mason jar salads will take your lunch from zero to hero. Pull together a memorable lunch with healthy grains, veggies and protein this week.

What’s a Food Sensitivity?

Do you ever wake up Monday morning with a slight headache, brain fog, sluggish feeling and maybe a little heavier than you did on Friday? Not such a great feeling, right? […]

Independence Day Recipes for Healthy Entertaining

Backyard. BBQ. Friends. Family. American flags. Picnics. Sunshine. Lakeside. Red solo cups. Pontoon boat. Dips galore. Beer. Parades. Hot dogs. Corn on the cob. Jean shorts (jorts!). Warm weather. Brownies. […]

Gluten-Free Pizza Recipe

When Jeana and I met for coffee the other month, can you guess what we randomly started talking about? If you guessed food sensitivities and trigger foods then congratulations you’re […]

Homemade Granola Bar Recipe

HANGRY – A state of anger caused by lack of food; hunger causing a negative change in emotional state. I know that if I’ve reached the point of hangry, good […]

The Lunch Bunch: Mexican Casserole Recipe

Cinco de Mayo is on my brain. With this week full of Mexican-inspired cuisine, fresh guacamole, corn chips and margaritas, I was craving another flavorful Mexican dish for our Lunch […]

The Lunch Bunch: Asian Kale Salad Recipe

Back in January, I created a Kale & Brussels Sprout salad that has become a staple in my weekly meals. I even have my fiancé requesting this salad about every […]

The Lunch Bunch: Mediterranean Tuna Salad Recipe

“Time is what we want most, but what we use the worst.” Do you ever feel like you’re counting down to that day or afternoon off when you can finally […]

The Lunch Bunch: Mexican Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

Spring has sprung! Outdoor season for Chicago’s farmers markets is about a month away and already has me excited for all those sweet, fresh veggies. My fiancé and I fired up the […]

The Lunch Bunch: Tomato and Lentil Soup Recipe

April showers bring May flowers … and with rain brings cravings for hot soup. I used to be too intimated to make homemade soup. I believed there was certain artistry […]

The Lunch Bunch: Healthy Chickpea “Chicken” Salad

(Recipe and photo by WholeLivingLauren at My recipe this week comes with absolutely perfect timing and was created by one of my favorite Registered Dietitians, Lauren Blake. Lauren and I […]

The Lunch Bunch: Veggie Polenta Lasagna Recipe

My biggest hurdle to overcome after returning from vacation is getting back on a food plan. During my week in Florida, I was indulging in fresh seafood each and every […]


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