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@FoodPorn’s 5 Most Drool­worthy Chicago Restaurants

As you may know, I am the executive producer on FYI Network’s new show “Food Porn.” There are more than 50 million Instagram posts, using the hashtag “#foodporn,” and the phrase is tagged on Twitter about every two seconds. The show…

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  • If You Want to be Naturally Thin, Make Food Special

    In a restaurant or at a spa, you pay to have your food made special. It looks beautiful and is fun to eat. So why should...

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  • Pop-able Turkey Meatballs

    Cocktail party food should always be bite-size. I believe if you make things that are simple and upscale, people will ap...

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  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin Recipe

    This beef tenderloin recipe is perfect if you’re craving something hearty and delicious, pair it with some veggies...

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  • Food

    Whole Wheat Fusilli with Tomato, Basil, Pine Nuts and Smoked Mozzarella

    This delicious recipe makes an excellent dinner, but you can also make it ahead (or double it) and have the leftovers for lunch the next day. You can substitute brown rice pasta for the whole wheat pasta if you avoid…

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  • Blueberry Muffins

    This muffin recipe is great. You can substitute other fresh fruit for the blueberries. Ingredients – 1¼ cups oat ...

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  • Memorial Day Menu Recipe Guide

    The weather’s getting warmer and I’m beyond excited to get outside and start grilling. Whether you’re throwing...

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  • Avocado Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

    This is not your typical smoothie! It’s a little savory, a little sweet and completely decadent. Try it out, and l...

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  • Food

    Whole Grain Bruschetta with Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

    Bruschetta sounds fancy, looks beautiful, but it’s the easiest appetizer to make. If you can slice bread, toss a salad and put them together — voila! You’ve done it! It’s great for parties because you can slice up a whole…

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  • Mozzarella, Arugula, and Sun-Dried Tomato Panini

    A panini is really just a flattened-out version of a grilled sandwich, in the spirit of grilled cheese, but it is tradit...

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  • Wheat-Free Vegan Basil and Mozzarella Pizza

    I don’t think there’s one person in this world that doesn’t like pizza. Personally, I’m a big fan of homemade pi...

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  • Guilt-Free Pound Cake

    Desserts and sweets are a part of life. I’m immediately suspicious of any “diet” that says you can never eat sugar...

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  • Food

    Pesto Vegetarian Lasagna

    I’m all for eating lasagna because it’s an inexpensive way to feed a crowd (or family), but I don’t like the super heavy ones. So my go-to version is a veggie lasagna thats greener and fresher tasting (this one’s all…

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  • Vegan Stuffed Squash Blossoms

    This time of year always gets me excited for the endless cooking possibilities. The holidays are a great time to experim...

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  • Delicious Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

    This frosting is so good you’ll lick the bowl. The recipe makes double what you’ll need for the cupcakes, so...

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  • Your Herbs & Spices Cheat Sheet

    Herbs and spices add interesting flavor to so many different foods, and I recommend using them liberally. You can someti...

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  • Food

    Italian Turkey Burger Recipe

    If you love a good burger, this recipe is for you. These turkey burgers are not only healthy, they are sure to be a crowd pleaser.

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  • Grilled Peach and Arugula Salad

    We’re lucky to have access to many types of fruits and vegetables year round at the supermarket, but there’s nothing...

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  • Pear and Ginger Crisp Recipe

    This is my twist on traditional apple crisp. I love the ginger aspect of this recipe because it’s one of those ingredi...

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  • Brownie Cookies

    These cookies are perfect for when you need great chocolate flavor. They have just a little fat from the nondairy butter...

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