Food: Restaurant Features & Recipes | Chicago North Shore Moms

Hit the Refresh Button on School Lunches

It’s time for some school lunch options and combinations! My kids have been into hummus lately, which is a great savory option. My daughter likes to dip carrots and the boys like pretzels. The tortillas in this pic are string cheese rollups! Don’t forget to add...

U Pick Apple Orchards near the North Shore

Updated September 2022!  Enjoy!   We’ve put together a list of great U-pick apple orchards, which are the closest in proximity to the North Shore area.  In recent years a few of our beloved orchards have permanently closed so please always call ahead to make sure...

16 Ice Cream Shops on the North Shore

There’s nothing that screams “yum” more than a trip to your local ice cream shop! We’ve rounded up a few favorites on the North Shore & we’re making it a goal to get a scoop from each before summer ends! We’ve already made a pretty good dent in the...

Weeknight Recipe: Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos!

  If you’re dealing with a picky-eating situation in your home, tacos can be a lifesaver. They’re one of the most easily customizable meals, so every taste, dietary restriction or other variation can be made without creating a totally separate meal....

BLT Panzanella Salad Recipe!

      Late summer is prime tomato season, and this BLT Panzanella Salad from Habitual Hostess is a perfect way to use up your garden’s harvest or farmers market haul! BLT Panzanella Salad 1/2 loaf of sourdough bread, cut into 1” cubes (about four...

Meet a Mom: Meet Mara Smith, Creator of Inspiro Tequila

Hello friendly faces!  It’s that time of the week!  We’re back with a new CNSMoms’ Meet a Mom spotlight brought to you in part by Mary Gifford of Gifford Law. This week we’re introducing a Northbrook mom of three kids, former powerhouse attorney turned entrepreneur,...

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