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Flatout Flatbread: Cheeky’s Healthy Meal Choice

By: Danielle Vega

March 17, 2014
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If you haven’t tried Flatout Flatbread before… you should know it’s flatout good! This company offers five kinds of flatbread in a variety of flavors that can be used in endless amounts of recipes. Why does Cheeky loves this brand so much? It’s incredibly healthy! All flatbreads have no saturated fat and are a great source of fiber and whole grains. Flatout is consistently coming up with new creative products, such as the Foldit Flatbread for sandwiches or burgers and the EdgeOn baked flatbread crisps. The brand is sold in thousands of supermarkets, hotels, recreational parks, schools, universities and restaurants across the nation. Looking to buy Flatout products in Illinois? Check …  Read more

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Evolution Fresh Cold-Pressed Juices Available at Starbucks!

March 17, 2014

With spring right around the corner, juicing is all the rage. Why not grab that juice when you grab your coffee at Starbucks? Yes, that’s right – our beloved chain is bringing us Evolution Fresh cold-pressed juices, which are organic and non-GMO whenever possible. Cheeky chatted with Kate Schenk, MS, a certified nutritionist at Starbucks to get the skinny on these power-packed juices. Cheeky: What are the benefits of drinking cold-pressed fruit and vegetable juice? Kate Schenk: Drinking a cold-pressed green juice provides a great way to get nutrients from fruit and vegetables on-the-go. A single bottle of Evolution Fresh cold‐pressed 100% juice is made from one to two pounds of fruits and/or …  Read more

Zucchini, Zucchini and More Zucchini

Delicious Zucchini Recipes for Spring!

March 3, 2014
Tempura Zucchini
by:
Lakesha Rose

Zucchini, zucchini, zucchini wherefore art thou zucchini? I love zucchini uncooked, grilled and fried. It will soon be in abundance, and I am always trying to figure out how to make it differently. I recently traveled to Europe, and one of the stops was Italy. My most favorite vegetable (yes, it’s a fruit, but we’re all used to saying veggie, so I’m sticking to calling it a vegetable!) to eat there is fried zucchini and fried zucchini flowers. While we’re not in Italy, I will transport you there with some of my favorite ways to eat this delicious vegetable. Note: This recipe will work with lots of other vegetables, such as Jerusalem artichoke, …  Read more