I really wanted to call this post my “Top 10 meal prep tips for anyone too hungover on Sundays or peeps who ain’t got time for that” but the formatting was all off, so, I went with “working crowd” assuming you know what I meant. But let’s get to the point shall we? Meal prep- everyone talks about it like it’s for people who have nothing else to do on a Sunday, but in actuality- it’s all about your mindset. If you “can’t even” when it comes slicing and dicing some fruit and veggies for the week, but you’re totally down to bake some pumpkin muffins or throw a chili together to smell all day while you watch football, you’re cheating yourself out of all the meal-prep possibilities I’m about to share with you.
That being said- these tips aren’t going to keep you chained to the cutting board for hours, or make you brave Costco on a weekend (unless you’re into that gauntlet atmosphere like me). We all know it’s much more fun to prep with a glass of wine on Sunday night than over a rushed cup of coffee Monday morning, so pause Netflix and try some of these- you’ll thank me around Wednesday. Continue Reading
A big part about being a happy gluten-free bee is knowing your go-to gluten-free products, for when life gets complicated. High up on that list- the protein bar. Having seen these all over instagram I finally went and got my hands on four flavors of the Square Bar by Square Organics to test out for you all- here are my thoughts! Continue Reading
With two years in the books, Brett and I wanted to celebrate our anniversary with some good eats! Fun fact about me- I keep a running log of places I find in Chicago with gluten-free options so that I can review them as soon as I have the opportunity. So when it came time to pick a place to eat for our Friday night celebration, I handed Brett the list and told him to surprise me. On Friday night at 8:00pm sharp our uber rolled up to Hub 51, and we eagerly headed inside. Continue Reading
Last Saturday night my friend Jackie and I had a night out on the town. Not knowing where to go for dinner, but eager to find a new place that did gluten-free right, we settled upon Sunda: A New-Asian restaurant that has an extensive cross-cultural menu, and an even more impressive gluten-free menu. So we strapped on our heels and headed to River North; what awaited us was worth the adventure! Continue Reading
Being asked to be a bridesmaid is one of the most special feelings in the world. Someone you love is asking you to share one of the most important days of their life with them. Out of everyone they know, they want YOU by their side. While the honor of being a bridesmaid is priceless, gearing up for the big day can be pricey! So, gathering what I know from my own experience and a few of my friends, I have composed my top 10 ten ways to NOT break the bank as a bridesmaid: So you can focus on your girl, rather than your bank statement! Continue Reading