Food: Restaurant Features & Recipes | Chicago North Shore Moms

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,...

Meet a Dad: Meet the Founder of Gatsby Chocolate!

  It’s a special Meet a Dad edition and we are so excited to introduce you to this one!! If you’re a chocolate lover but not so sweet on extra calories, you’ll definitely want to know about our newest find, Gatsby Chocolate! Founded by Doug Bouton, the...

Sweet Tea Sangria

Cheers to Summer! We love a good Sangria in the warmer weather, and depending on the setting or food pairing, have served it in white, red or rose varieties. This Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria from The BakerMama is not only refreshing, but decorated with a patriotic,...

Laura’s Lean: Mom’s Little Secret

Photo Credits: Elizabeth Lim of Beach Cities Moms Before we were moms, we didn’t realize one of the hardest parts of motherhood would be coming up with what to make for dinner Every. Single. Night. Pre-kids, cooking was a hobby, something we enjoyed doing as a break...

Berry Caprese Salad!

  Summer is synonymous with salad, and now salad is synonymous with Kathleen Ashmore, Tik Tok Star and Local Moms Network Food Contributor. Her “Hungry Lady Salad” series is turning even salad skeptics into believers, and this Berry Caprese Salad is...

Build Your Own Rice Bowl Board!

This Build Your Own Rice Bowl Board allows each member of your family to create a dinner plate they’ll love–and actually eat! Picky eaters may just choose chicken and rice, while more adventurous ones may add edamame, spicy Sriracha sauce or cilantro. We’ve been...

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