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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

{food news} Specialty Food Association's, The Best of Specialty Food Awards #SofiAwards

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The Best of Specialty Foods Awards by The Specialty Foods AssociationThere is a outstanding market for specialty foods in the US, with consumers looking for foods from their native lands, as well as people with special dietary needs, foodies who simply love to explore new tastes and flavors and everyone...

Momma Joins @DunkinChicago and Hundreds of Police Officers for a "Stake Out" for the Special Olympics

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HUNDREDS OF POLICE OFFICERS TO STAKE OUT DUNKIN’ DONUTS ROOFTOPS FOR 11TH STRAIGHT YEAR, FRIDAY, MAY 31 Cooking Personality and “Momma Cuisine” Host Johanna Cook to Join in BenefitFor Special Olympics Illinois Guests to Receive Free Donut Coupon With Donation Chicago, IL—May, 2013—For the 11th year in a row, hundreds of law enforcement officers from throughout...

Momma Cuisine Takes the @Bing It On Challenge

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Momma Cuisine was a VIP guest of Bing for the Bing It On Challenge in Chicago.When thinking of search engines, the first word that comes to mind for many internet users is usually Google. Google has been dominating the search engine wars and Microsoft’s Bing wants a piece of that...

Four Fun Exotic Rice Varieties | Infographic

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If you’re like me and my family, rice is a meal staple and favorite in our home! Check out this fun infographic about some exotic kinds of rice that you may want to try and discover and add to your great everyday meals repertoire.

{Infographic} Pantry Basics for Great Everyday Meals

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{Infographic} Tips on how to afford organic groceries

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Tips on how to afford organic groceries by Momma CuisineEating well and eating healthfully shouldn’t be something that a family has to sacrifice.The fact is, with the economic downturn and many households with tighter budgets, affording organic foods have become a luxury for those who want to stock their pantry’s...

{video} Healthier Alternatives to Everyday Foods @WCIU_YouandMe

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I was invited to come one of Chicago’s popular morning shows, on the WCIU network on You and Me, This Morning with on the road host, Aly Bockler.Our topic on this segment was Healthier Alternatives to Everyday Foods. At this time of the year, resolutions are in full force and people may...

Merry Christmas And Happy Holidays From My Family To Yours

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Like many of you, 2012 came with a lot of successful times as well as trying times.Family and keeping the family together in love doesn’t come without challenges. This year, I faced a lot of them, to say the least. And there were many times that I thought I wanted...

My Great Holiday Meals Interview with @NikkiWoods on BlackAmericaWeb.com

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WRITTEN BY NIKKI WOODSLast year I took a Christmas time-out. I am not ashamed to admit that I plotted to have what I like to call an “intimate” Christmas with just my boys and a couple of close friends. We microwaved all of our favorite snack foods, watched all of our favorite movies,...

{Video} Celebrity @ChefMingTsai sits down with Momma Cuisine - #MCShowLIVE

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The James Beard and Emmy-nominated public television series SIMPLY MING is back for its 10th Anniversary season, premiering on Saturday, October 6, 2012  on public television stations nationwide (check your local listings) and on Create TV in early 2013. Award-winning host Chef Ming Tsai celebrates the television milestone with 26 all-new episodes in a...

{Twitter Party} #FoodD Chat with @TheMotherhood and USFRA on Tues 11/13 at 2pm EST

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Photos courtesy of The Motherhood & USFRAPlease join me and other bloggers with The Motherhood for a Twitter Chat on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. Eastern.What: A Twitter party with the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) to discuss important questions about how food is grown and raised, including topics like...

Football 101 at @RockitBurgerBar with @ChiSportsDivas

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Photo Credits: Rockit Burger Bar & Chicago Sports DivasIt is no secret at I although I love the excitement and activities that surround watching a great football game, that I have NO IDEA what is going on. Incidentally, the folks at Rockit Burger Bar on 3700 N. Clark Street in Wrigleyville, Chicago...

{lifestyle} Interview with @ChefJohnBesh at @Chicago_Gourmet 2012

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Chef John Besh signed copies of his new book, “My Family Table” at this year’s Chicago Gourmet sponsored by Bon Appetit Magazine, and I got an opportunity to chat with him a bit.I asked him about his tips on how to make “Great Everyday Meals”. Watch the video and see...

{lifestyle} Chef J. Joho of Everest Hosts @NoKidHungry Dinner with Guest Chef Jacques Torres

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Photo Credit: No Kid Hungry, Everest and Jacques TorresChef Joho will host the first annual No Kid Hungry Dinner – Chicago at Everest on September 19, 2012. This spectacular seated dinner features Chef Joho alongside Chef Jacques Torres of Jacques Torres Chocolate in New York.  Together the chefs will prepare a multi-course meal with...

{recipes} Live Well, Eat Well: Ode To The Avocado by @NikkiWoods

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Well “ode” may be a bit dramatic but some of my fondest memories are of sitting on the kitchen stool, watching my grandmother neatly slice up an avocado, admiring the cool green color as she tossed it on top of some lettuce, used it as a plate garnishment or smashed it...

{TV Appearance} Momma on @WCIU_YouandMe

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Last Tuesday on August 18, 2012, I was invited by on the road reporter, Aly Bockler to come with her on two segments on WCIU’s new morning show, You and Me This Morning.With the Buick and Momma Cuisine French Market Tour coming to an end this Saturday, August 25th at the Chicago French...