Thirsty Thursday: Bragging on Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 28, 2019 | Category: Thirsty Thursday, Uncategorized

There is just something about knowing that the "mother" is taking care of me! more

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Wonderful on Wednesday: Glutton for Gluten-Free Product Praise!

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 27, 2019 | Category: Wonderful on Wednesday

I am normally a DeCecco fanatic, but my friends are gluten-free, so I stepped out of my comfort zone while babysitting at their house. more

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Trivia Tuesday: Top Tips from Asparagus

By: | 2 Comments | On: March 26, 2019 | Category: Trivia Tuesdays

Which state is the largest producer of asparagus in the USA? more

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Manic Moday: Bank on Balanced Blood

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 25, 2019 | Category: Manic Monday, vegan, Your Daily Bread

But these little choices of what goes in your mouth will support what comes out of your good heart. more

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Trivia Tuesday: The Lean Green Bean

By: | 2 Comments | On: March 19, 2019 | Category: Trivia Tuesdays

We have served this dish at so many kids events and they get wolfed down so quickly, you may want to get more than you think. more

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Manic Monday: Meat or Wheat–Eat Veggies & Repeat!

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 18, 2019 | Category: Manic Monday, plant-based, Vegetarian

I have always loved the taste of sausage, and I still eat it when I go back to our family restaurant occasionally. But at home I cook with plant-based sausages like this one from the Field Roast brand. more

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Friends & Family Friday: Berlirce’s Post-Workout Detox Drink!

By: | 2 Comments | On: March 15, 2019 | Category: Friends & Family Friday, Uncategorized

Food is about how we connect! more

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Thirsty Thursday: Chicago’s Green River Recipe & Guide for St Pat’s Day

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 14, 2019 | Category: Thirsty Thursday

Five Top Selling Irish Beers in Ireland more

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Wonderful on Wednesday: A Tribute to Daniel Donato!

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 13, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized, Wonderful on Wednesday

Today's "Wonderful on Wednesday" story is devoted to the incomparable musical wonder of singer, song writer and guitarist Daniel Donato. I am not a musician, so I am dedicating a recipe to Daniel instead of a song. more

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Trivia Tuesday: Which Brand of Hummus has the highest fat content?

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 12, 2019 | Category: Trivia Tuesdays, Uncategorized

Serving this hummus with veggies and you will have a super low fat, high fiber party platter that will fill your friends up without weighing them down. more

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Manic Monday: 1-Pot Colorful Curried Kale Stew

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 11, 2019 | Category: Manic Monday, plant-based, Uncategorized, vegan, Vegetarian, Your Daily Bread

Cooking is not just about keeping your gut healthy, though this dish will definitely do that. How many times this winter did you crave the sight luscious color to awaken and enliven your spirit? more

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Friends & Family Friday: “Faster than Fast Food” Linguine Fini

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 8, 2019 | Category: Friends & Family Friday, Uncategorized, Your Daily Bread

Lisa said she happened to look it up recently and was surprised to learn what Catholics consider on the "okay" list of foods which are considered "not meat". Here they are! more

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Thirsty Thursday: 5 Ways to “Eat” Your Water

By: | 2 Comments | On: March 7, 2019 | Category: Thirsty Thursday, Uncategorized

Let veggies and fruits show your the power of their hydrating properties with these top five tips. more

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Wonderful on Wednesday: Coffee, Tea or Yogi?

By: | 2 Comments | On: March 6, 2019 | Category: Wonderful on Wednesday, Wonderful Women Wednesday, Wonderful Women Wednesday

Two wonderful women join forces to produce a unique blend of coffee, tea & yoga on Wednesday night Candlelit Yoga event at 7pm at Higher Ground Coffee in Lemont more

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Winner of Trivia Tuesday is Melissa McGivney!

By: | 6 Comments | On: March 5, 2019 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Trivia Tuesdays, Uncategorized

Yes, I stare into the bakery window and long for cream filled paczki. Maybe I will surrender this evening before... more

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Manic Monday: Restorative Remnant Soup

By: | 2 Comments | On: March 4, 2019 | Category: Manic Monday, Our Daily Bread, vegan, Vegetarian, Your Daily Bread

Coming to the chopping board is similar to the feeling of coming to the yoga mat. You know it's gonna make you feel better, you know your body needs it, but it's so hard to do something so good for you. more

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Friends & Family Friday: Grandma Nita’s 20-Minute Soup

By: | 10 Comments | On: March 1, 2019 | Category: DAILY BREAD BLOG, Friends & Family Friday, Grandma Nita's Kitchen, Our Daily Bread, Uncategorized

Grandma Nita is in the house, and she makes the best escarole, potato & white bean soup on earth. Today's recipe only took 20 minutes to make, and is so healthy I was able to eat a half of an Enzo's beef & sausage combo on the side. (Order in... more

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Thirsty Thursday: Sweet Potato a Winner for Water?

By: | 2 Comments | On: February 28, 2019 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Our Daily Bread, plant-based, Sophie's Vegan, Thirsty Thursday, Uncategorized, vegan, Your Daily Bread

Who knew cooking cheap and delicious sweet potatoes, could turn me into an eco-warrior?! more

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Wonderful Women Wednesday: Pastor Traci Smith’s Powerful Message

By: | 2 Comments | On: February 27, 2019 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Frozen to Fabulous!, Our Daily Bread, Uncategorized, Wonderful Women Wednesday, Wonderful Women Wednesday

I have been on a journey I didn’t expect and wasn’t ready for – I’m not sure anyone could be ready for it. more

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Trivia Tuesday: Are You a Bean Queen?

By: | 4 Comments | On: February 26, 2019 | Category: Trivia Tuesdays, Uncategorized, vegan

2. Which of these beans has the most protein at a whopping 17 grams per cooked cup more

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Manic Monday: What’s Up Butternut?

By: | 2 Comments | On: February 25, 2019 | Category: DAILY BREAD BLOG, Manic Monday, Monday Menus, Our Daily Bread, Uncategorized, vegan, Vegetarian

My son is a pretty big meat eater, but he sat down and demolished this loaded sunshiney squash so fast that the spoon settled into the empty cavity with the steam still rising from the shell! more

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Friends & Family Friday: Dinny’s Vintage Broiled Grapefruit

By: | 6 Comments | On: February 22, 2019 | Category: DAILY BREAD BLOG, Friends & Family Friday, Friends & Family Friday, Our Daily Bread, vegan, weekend

What really sticks out was this gorgeous broiled grapefruit that she made, because it was just like her: simple, elegant, unfussy and healthy. more

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Thirsty Thursday: Reusable Tea Bags Available on Etsy

By: | 4 Comments | On: February 21, 2019 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, DAILY BREAD BLOG, Food and Holiday Gift Ideas, Our Daily Bread, plant-based, Thirsty Thursday, Uncategorized, Wall of Fame, Your Daily Bread

Today's bag was filled with a sample of Dave's favorite loose tea from Rishi! more

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Wonderful Woman Wednesday: Bright Light Vegan Chocoluscious Cookies

By: | 2 Comments | On: February 20, 2019 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, DAILY BREAD BLOG, Guest Chef, Guest Chefs, Our Daily Bread, plant-based, Sophie's Vegan, Sophie's Vegan Delights, Uncategorized, vegan, Vegetarian, Wonderful Women Wednesday, Wonderful Women Wednesday

Sophie is in her first year of medical school, and enjoys sharing her passion for vegan cooking and baking with others. more

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Trivia Tuesday: Congratulations to Winner Amy Lossie! (Answers too…)

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 19, 2019 | Category: Trivia Tuesdays, Uncategorized, vegan, Your Daily Bread

Amy Lossie got ALL four questions right, and so she becomes our first ever "Trivia Tuesday Champion"! Amy, for your prize more

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Manic Monday: It’s All in Your Head of Cauliflower

By: | 4 Comments | On: February 18, 2019 | Category: Manic Monday, plant-based, Uncategorized, vegan, Vegetarian

Now grab that head and take control! Yes, this is a metaphor for Mental Health Mindset we simply must fight for under this super sonic snow and ice attack that is blanketing us in Chicago. more

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Friends & Family Friday: Adaptable Vegan/Meat Eaters Dish

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 15, 2019 | Category: Friends & Family Friday, Our Daily Bread, Uncategorized, weekend, Your Daily Bread

This is a great recipe that will make your house smell divine as the aroma of garlic, dijon mustard, white wine and sausage/vegan sausage fill the air. more

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Thirsty Thursday

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 14, 2019 | Category: Holiday Meals, Thirsty Thursday, Uncategorized

Renata's tip: order Vodka & Soda with splash of grapefruit or cranberry juice & lime for a light drink around 80 calories. more

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Wonderful Women Wednesday

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 13, 2019 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, DAILY BREAD BLOG, Food and Holiday Gift Ideas, Our Daily Bread, Wall of Fame, Wise Women Wednesday, Wonderful Women Wednesday, Wonderful Women Wednesday

Chocolate and beets. Rutabaga and cinnamon. Zucchini and bread pudding. These are just a few of the unusual pairings that Chef Rose Deneen... more

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Trivia Tuesday

By: | 8 Comments | On: February 12, 2019 | Category: Trivia Tuesdays

What is the only food on this list that has more protein than a cup of cooked split peas? more

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Welcome to Manic Monday!

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 11, 2019 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Manic Monday, Uncategorized

Today's sweet potato and red lentil stew has the sweetness to keep me comforted, but the power of protein and fiber in the lentils to keep me humming along nicely through the day. more

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Friends & Family Friday

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 8, 2019 | Category: Baba's Italian, Bite Sized Blog, Friends & Family Friday, Friends & Family Friday, Guest Chefs

Yes, it's sort of like the movie Moonstruck but with a big sausage and beef place instead of a plumbing business. more

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Thirsty Thursday: Learn about Wine from the BEST!

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 7, 2019 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Thirsty Thursday, Uncategorized

Just reading about and looking at photos of Jaclyn's blog on the Kosta Browne Winery is making my heart and soul blossom. more

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Wise Women Wednesday

By: | 2 Comments | On: February 6, 2019 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Uncategorized, Wise Women Wednesday

I was stunned to learn that over 20 students are our local high school are registered homeless more

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Fat Chat!

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 4, 2019 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Fat Chat

This blog is for the rest of us who have survived the Polar Vortex and Super Bowl Sunday, but can't zip our pants. more

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Red Cabbage Boosts Red Blood Cells

By: | 2 Comments | On: February 1, 2019 | Category: DAILY BREAD BLOG, Our Daily Bread, Vegetarian, Your Daily Bread, Your Daily Bread

"red cabbage is boosting your body's blood while also tasting and looking fabulous" more

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Focaccia al Figlio

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 29, 2019 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, DAILY BREAD BLOG, Our Daily Bread, Uncategorized, Vegetarian, Your Daily Bread, Your Daily Bread

love the idea of alternative flours. White flour tastes great, but I have a sensitivity to low blood-sugar levels, and I can get a bit shaky if I eat white flour products on an empty stomach. Since chick peas have a lower glycemic index, this recipe would... more

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