Environment · healthy eating · Healthy Living · organic · vegan · veggies

Return to VeggieFest: 2017 edition

~Last year I discovered VeggieFest, a unique lifestyle festival honoring those who have the courage to refrain from meat. This time around I wanted to take my boyfriend with me to share in the experience. Truth be told, it didn’t go as well as I had imagined. The ran fell on our proverbial  parade (it… Continue reading Return to VeggieFest: 2017 edition

cheese · eggs · farmers market · healthy eating · organic · vegan · veggies

A soggy start to market season

~Today was the day I’ve been waiting an entire year for: opening day of the Frankfort farmer’s market!!! This is my Christmas! I’ve been counting down the days for weeks and it finally came, but at a small price that I was willing to pay. This weekend the weather has been nothing but cold and… Continue reading A soggy start to market season

healthy eating · Healthy Living · organic · vegan

Here goes nothing: Shopping on Thrive Market

~I had been curious about Thrive Market, a website where you can buy everything organic, vegan, paleo, gluten-free, etc. since I saw a commercial for it a while ago. I was just as excited shopping online as I was shopping at Fresh Thyme (which I need to visit again). Not only could you buy food, there was… Continue reading Here goes nothing: Shopping on Thrive Market

farmers market · healthy eating · organic · vegan

My review of Fresh Thyme Farmers Market

~Here it is, the post you’ve all (or most of you) been waiting for: my experience of the Fresh Thyme Farmers Market! But before I jump into my formal review, I’d like to take some time and talk about my most recent trip to the Downers Grove farmers market. It was a rainy and dreary… Continue reading My review of Fresh Thyme Farmers Market

fruits · healthy eating · vegan

Here goes nothing: I try a Larabar

~With farmer’s market season wrapping up, I have to find new things to blog about. Until farmer’s season picks up again, I’ll be blogging about healthy living (food, lifestyle, etc). My first healthy living post will be featuring the Larabar, a new type of heath bar circulating store shelves. Today while at my local CVS… Continue reading Here goes nothing: I try a Larabar

farmers market · vegan · veggies

VeggieFest 2016

~No, this post isn’t about a farmer’s market, but rather an interesting festival I attended today. VeggieFest celebrates vegetarians, vegan, raw/paleo, organic,  and gluten-free food and the lifestyle that encompasses it. Hundreds of people, including myself, battled through the heat and humidity to sample a unique variety of vegetarian foods, watch cooking demos, and listen… Continue reading VeggieFest 2016