How To Build Your Smoothie #MommasTips

Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
There are thousands of smoothie recipes and the combinations for delicious smoothies are endless. The key is to follow these simple tips on how to build a smoothie so that no matter what flavor combinations you choose, you always end up with a delicious smoothie for you and your family. Below are...

Chicago Is Abundant With Good Food

Lifestyle
Momma Cuisine is a media sponsor of the Good Food FestivalWatch the segment on WGN News Midday Fix: http://wgntv.com/2014/03/12/midday-fix-momma-cuisines-johanna-cook-makes-creamy-polenta-and-pork-and-beans/For two years in a row, Momam Cuisine am a media sponsor of the Good Food Festival in Chicago. Celebrating 10 years of bringing local farmers and producers to the public, the Good Food...

ElBulli chef Adria unveils cooking 'laboratory'

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ElBulli chef Adria unveils cooking ‘laboratory’ (via AFP)Spanish star chef Ferran Adria unveiled plans on Tuesday to open a “cooking laboratory”, museum and database of top recipes at his world-beating restaurant elBulli. Adria, whose eatery was crowned best in the world five times by Britain’s Restaurant…

Don't waste expensive herbs with this easy tip #MommasTips

Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
The problem with buying fresh herbs is that many recipes only call for a couple teaspoons or tablespoons. You end up with the entire bunch leftover and not really sure what else to do with the herbs. This simple tip will help you preserve your fresh herbs for future use,...

A Charitable Confection, charity bake sale for Project Orange Tree

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Grandbaby Cakes Hosts Inaugural Charity Bake Sale "A Charitable Confection" Doing good never tasted so good! Chicagoans with a penchant for gourmet sweets are invited to attend the first ever "A Charitable Confection" charity bake sale on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 10 p.m., at the Chicago Urban...

Great Everyday Meals on Sports Doc Radio with Dr. Bob Weil

Parenting, Lifestyle
Momma Cuisine was a guest on Sports Doctor Radio hosted by Dr. Bob WeilI adore Dr. Bob Weil and his mission to help minimize and get rid of childhood obesity. This common thread between us has helped us learn more about each other and over the years, become great supporter...

#GoodFoodChi Twitter chat supporting Chicago & Midwest local foods

Lifestyle
Momma Cuisine is a media sponsor of the 2014 Good Food Festival ChicagoFor two years in a row, I have been a media sponsor for the Good Food Festival Chicago along with some pretty amazing brands! As Momma Cuisine, Good Food Festival’s mission about empowering local food growers and artisans and bringing...

You can now clip your coupons on MommaCuisine.com

Lifestyle
I love grocery shopping. In fact, my #GroceryAdventures hashtag is something I use every time I go out on this chore (adventure), where I tweet and Instagram my grocery adventures for all to see. I share unique finds, exotic and odd items, the beauty of fresh produce, or anything that...

Nestle recalls Hot Pockets

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Nestle recalls Hot Pockets (via CNN Video)Nestlé USA has issued a recall of two varieties of Hot Pockets because they may contain harmful meat. More from CNN at http://www.cnn.com/ To license video from CNN/HLN go to CNNImagesource.com or e-mail: cnn.imagesource@turner.com

Delicious Juicing Recipes

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Delicious Juicing Recipes (via http://juicingforweightlossrecipes.net)There’s no need to feel deprived of candy, cakes and other processed foods! There are some truly delicious juicing recipes that are not only really good for you, but taste wonderful too. In the winter when it’s really cold, it’s sometimes difficult…

An SUV Fit For Modern Families

Lifestyle
With three kids, my husband an I often complain about space in our vehicles. We live about one hour west of the city of Chicago where we work, visit family and enjoy so many great urban amenities. That means we spend hours and hours in our cars with our children,...

Emeril Lagasse on Huffington Post Live w/ Momma Cuisine, Chef Tom Woodbury and Bossy Italian Wife

Lifestyle
Chef Emeril Lagasse was the first hire at Food Network and helped to catapult the network in to mainstream success where millions of homes tuned in every night. In high school, watching Chef Emeril was a family affair. My dad especially loved Chef Emeril’s big and lovable personality, and so...

7 Ways To Eat Healthy Now

Lifestyle
Disclosure: This is not medical advice. Please contact your physician for your personal health assessment and goals.The new year always forces people to reassess their life and make new goals for a better future. One of the top five, if not number one is getting fit and healthy. For many, this...

Momma Cuisine for Chase Bank's Mission Main Street $250,000 Grant

Lifestyle
I am on a huge mission. My mission is for Momma Cuisine to be one of the 12 recipients of the $250,000 grant from Chase to help me take my mission to empower families to make Great Everyday Meals to the next level in business. I am preparing to launch GEMFoodMag in the...

VIDEO: Chef Doug Psaltis of RPM Italian at Best Buy co-hosted by Momma Cuisine

Lifestyle
Momma Cuisine was invited to co-host this event with Chef Doug Psaltis at Best Buy in Downer’s Grove, IllinoisIt was an honor to be able to meet Chef Doug Psaltis at Best Buy for this event showcasing some of the great small appliances available in Best Buy’s across the country....

Join Momma Cuisine at Best Buy in Downer's Grove this weekend with Chef Doug Psaltis of RPM Italian

Lifestyle
  I am so excited to be hosting this event with Best Buy and Chef Doug Psaltis, executive chef of one of the hottest restaurants of the moment, in Chicago RPM Italian. RPM is widely known to be owned by Guiliana and Bill Rancic. "P" in RPM is Psaltis and...

LIVE! With Momma Cuisine - Back to School Special - Tues, Aug 13, 2013 at 11am CST

Lifestyle
LIVE! With Momma Cuisine is sponsored by Cookmore.com powered by Kenmore. If you’re having trouble watching the show – MOMMA CUISINE TVJasmine Jafferali, MPH is a Lifestyle and Wellness Consultant specializing in gluten free/allergy free living as well as family and women’s health. It is her personal mission to raise her children...

Quaker Cinnamon Oatmeal with Coconut Milk and Bananas + The Chicago Fire Soccer #spon

Parenting, Lifestyle
This post was sponsored by Quaker. Thank you for letting me share products I love!Quaker Oatmeal is a staple in our home and my kids eat it almost everyday for breakfast. What I love about the oatmeal, along with Quaker’s other breakfast foods, is how they provide a quick and healthy way to...

Enter Your Best Summer Recipe to Kenmore and Win $8400 Worth of Prizes

Lifestyle
Kenmore is a proud sponsor of LIVE! With Momma CuisineSummer is in full swing so fill up the cooler and fire up the grill. To celebrate 100 years, The Kenmore brand is inviting home cooks across the country to cook their way into Kenmore history by looking for the best...

{Video Journal} Getting back to exercising

Lifestyle
Momma’s Video Journal – Getting Back to ExercisingExercising is NOT fun for me. I don’t know if it will ever be. But, I do know that exercising is crucial to keeping my body healthy, inside and out. I have the same struggles as many other busy moms. Not enough time in...