Keep up with me!

Hello! I’m sorry I’ve been absent from this website for way too long. But I’m still out there. I’m available for hire for freelance ...

Keep up with me!

Hello! I’m sorry I’ve been absent from this website for way too long. But I’m still out there. I’m available for hire for freelance projects, writing gigs, and remote positions (or Chicago-based). And if you want to keep up with me, here’s how: I’m blogging at speechisbeautiful.com, which I started almost three years ago now. […]

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{Guest Blog} Sowing the Seeds of Success: Low-to-No Cost Tips for Teachers and Parents to get Kids Excited about Food

Sowing the Seeds of Success: Low-to-No Cost Tips for Teachers and Parents to get Kids Excited about Food By Rob Glass Rob is a Spanish teacher in Maryland, a Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Ambassador, and an avid amateur chef. Summer is almost at an end, and the school year will be here again before you […]

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Blogging Over There…

Hi friends, I just wanted to let you know that if you want to keep up with me, I’m blogging at speechisbeautiful.com a lot more frequently. In fact, I try to blog about once a week. It’s my speech therapy blog and I find it a lot easier to generate ideas because it’s what I’ve […]

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Basic Pasta Carbonara for A Family of Four

One of our favorite recipes is Pasta Carbonara. It’s easy to throw together and kids love it. Here’s how we make it: 12 oz of Gluten-free pasta, preferably corn-based 2 TBSPs olive oil 8 oz of chopped pancetta (or bacon chopped small) 2 eggs, lightly beaten Pinch of salt 1/3 cup Parmesan Boil water and […]

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Cookbook Review Times Two {Giveaway}

A couple new books have come out that you need to hear about. First up is Chef Stuart O’Keeffe’s new book The Quick Six Fix. I love the idea of having a short ingredient list to create great meals. When I opened up the book, I figured out how it all works. You start by […]

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Basic Pico de Gallo Salsa for One Family

I spent most of my adult life being too intimidated to attempt making salsa. How crazy is that? Thankfully I figured it out and I make it as frequently as I can. My husband and my older son (who is seven) love it. My three-year-old son will not even try it, but when I was […]

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Nature’s Farm Camp

Today’s guest blog is written by Tim Magner. He is a children’s book author, food educator and dynamic teacher. While visiting more than 100 schools as a children’s book author, Tim got an up-close look at what kids were eating. He created Truck Farm Chicago, a farm-on-wheels project that connected kids to food for three years. […]

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Thankful Giveaway: The Mediterranean Family Table

I’m continuing our fun cookbook giveaway to celebrate Thanksgiving. Today’s selection is The Mediterranean Family Table. Stay tuned — I’ll be giving away one more brand-new book next week! I’ve read for years that the best diet we should all adopt is the Mediterranean diet. But how do you wrangle a family into accepting a […]

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