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Lunches On-the-Go

Quick and Easy Healthy Meals

March 31, 2014

I am all about healthy living, duh, but sometimes it can feel like a chore. Most of my clients are workaholics or busy heads of the household, so I wanted to toss out some ideas for quick meals that you can pop in your purse (albeit, a big handbag) and dine on anytime. Sassy Stir-Fry 1. Prep Some Rice: Steam some fiber-rich brown or black rice. I am a huge fan of the simple Annie Chun’s Sprouted Brown Rice Bowls (heat up in one minute) and Lundberg’s Black Rice (can be made in a rice cooker while you work). 2. Make or Buy a Sauce: I am a big fan of anything light. Sauce …  Read more

Flatout Flatbread: Cheeky’s Healthy Meal Choice

By: Danielle Vega

March 17, 2014
cheeky speaks

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

Zucchini, Zucchini and More Zucchini

Delicious Zucchini Recipes for Spring!

March 3, 2014
Tempura Zucchini
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