YumUniverse’s Dark Chocolate, Sweet Potato & Black Bean Brownies + A Book Giveaway!

I’m a huge fan of YumUniverse and Heather Crosby. She’s smart. She’s a cooking whiz. She’s cool (she’s the guest on this week’s podcast, so tune in Thursday and you’ll see what I mean). Heather is all about whole foods and feeding your body the good stuff. She knows that changing your diet can be ...

Guest Recipe: Spicy Chickpea Spread by Fran Taglia

My friend Fran Taglia and I were at a wedding recently, and he was telling me about a new go-to planty snack. I’m always excited for people to share new veggie recipes, but when Fran told me he had one…I got all giggly. And it wasn’t because he’s smoking hot (he’s one of those tall, ...

Lentil-A-Roni from Isa Does It + October Events

I’ve been preparing for a busy ass October! Busy, but really exciting stuff. Mind if I share a few things? On October 4th, I’ll be interviewing some pretty big food/wellness names at Taste Talks. I’ll be hosting a LAB at Chicago Ideas Week on October 15th. And I’ll be at the Green Festival on October 24th ...

Raw Coconut Cacao Macaroons by Miss Renaissance

You remember Miss Renaissance aka Eva Daiberl, right? She hosted one of the first ever For Reals Meals AND created one of my most favorite recipes I’ve ever had on this site. Eva has one of the most insanely stylish closets and homes I’ve ever seen. She always looks pulled together. She never has a bad ...

For Reals Meals Recipe: Easy No-Bake Muesli Nut Bars

These bars rule! I’m so excited to share this recipe that Kelly Marie Thompson made for her For Reals Meals brunch. Kelly was challenged with using Seven Sundays muesli in a new way…and I can’t think of a cooler way than these bars. Great for a snack or a dessert. They’re rich, filling, and crazy easy ...