Category Archives: Food-E-Vents

Indiana Farmer’s Market: LaPorte #NWIndiana

As I mentioned in an earlier post (Indiana Farmer’s Market: Plymouth and Valparaiso), I am trying to make my way around area farm markets in order to promote more fresh, local eating. This past weekend, I decided to drive a bit north to see what was up with the LaPorte, IN farmer’s market. The growing…

This One Time, We Drove 3 Hours to a Food Swap. #IndyFoodSwap

True story, dude. We did. We drove THREE FREAKIN’ HOURS to swap food…and it was totally worth it. Take a look at this venue. It’s City Market in downtown Indianapolis. Wouldn’t YOU drive three hours to swap gourmet home made food with 40 other strangers? Don’t you shake your head; it’s a fabulous time! In…

Dia de Muertos: Fiesta in Chicago with @NegraModeloUS & @Rick_Bayless #NegraModelo #ad

*Compensation was provided by Crown Imports via Legacy Marketing Partners. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Crown Imports.* Dia de Muertos… Dia de los Muertos… Day of the Dead… However you say it, whatever you call it…it is not Halloween. November 2nd began…

Pritikin: Day 3 (The End)

**You can read about Day 1 at the Pritikin Center HERE and Day 2 HERE. Please keep in mind that the trip was won but these posts are NOT sponsored. Just my own experiences.** September 28, 2013 – Day 3: It only took me three days, but I finally made it to the Sunrise Stretch. How sad…

Pritikin: Day 2 (Cook-off Time!!)

**You can read about Day 1 at the Pritikin Center HERE. Please keep in mind that these posts are NOT sponsored. Just my own experiences.** September 27, 2013 – Day 2: Let’s be honest…Day 1 of this trip left us exhausted. Our 5:30 am flight meant we needed to get to the airport by 3:30am…

Pritikin: Day 1

**If you are wondering how I ended up at the Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa, you can click here. Also, posts about Pritikin are NOT being sponsored, meaning, they are not paying me to write about them. It was such an amazing experience that in sharing information, I hope it might help someone else make positive…

A Typical Day At The Pritikin Longevity Center

Unsure of where the time has gone, my trip to the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami is happening this week. THIS WEEK, you guys! Since we won’t receive an agenda until we check in, I only half know what to expect (because of my obsessive searching on the internet.) What I do know is that…

“Like” My Recipes: Kikkoman Master Sauce Contest

After some persuasion from my Facebook crew, I decided to go ahead and enter my third recipe contest. Am I mad? All of this promoting and sharing and liking and sharing and all of this “PLEASE VOTE FOR ME!” It’s craziness! The ironic thing about it all is that I DETEST popular voting of anything….

#NegraChefChallenge and Exclusive #Foodiechats: Seattle

*Honest Blogger Found Here: Travel, events and post are sponsored by Negra Modelo. However, opinions are solely mine. Disclosure Policy HERE.* Calling all chefs, home chefs and restauranteurs…if you were asked to concoct a menu recipe using Negra Modelo beer, what would you create? Would it be smoky pulled pork tacos like Chef Rick Bayless made? Or,…

Takin’ It To The Road…Or Air: Seattle Style #Foodiechats

Yo, yo, yo…exciting news!! Food (Just Sayin’) is hitting the road…I mean the air…straight to Seattle, Washington! From the 21st (tomorrow) to Friday, the 23rd, I’ll be live sharing all of the foodie fun hotspots I encounter, West Coast style. Most importantly, I’ll be live covering the FIRST EVER Thursday night #Foodiechats on Twitter! On the…