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In Season: 5 New, Must-Try Dishes on Cooked's Summer Menu

Posted by Roxy Glasser on

You may have noticed a steady unveiling of some new dishes over the past couple of weeks. We've recently revamped our menu to give our customers a few fresh menu options. Here are a couple of dishes we’ve released, and some others that are yet to come! 

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5 Tips for Anyone Wanting Eating Better

Posted by Erin Silva Winston on

Some people who join our Cooked family come for convenience.  Others find their way to us because they want to seriously change their eating habits.  While this is great and we are there to help, it can be hard to overhaul old ways and start fresh.  If you are looking to eat better and feel great, here are 5 tips on how to start:  1. Visualize your new health and wellness routine-- what will your meals look like and how will they make you feel better than you do now? It helps sometimes to put things in perspective.  While diet...

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7 Benefits of Running With A Stroller

Posted by Erin Silva Winston on

When you have babies to preschoolers in the house, there are days when the only workout option is running with a stroller.  I did this for several years, but my kids are all finally in school at least a few mornings per week. I now have many days of jogging out by Lake Michigan solo.  Running solo is... wonderful.  However, I have a newfound appreciation for running with my little guys too.  For all the Mamas and Papas who take baby along for workouts, here are some perks I've discovered along the way:  Quality Time & Outdoor Time With The Little (That's Really 2!) At the...

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Cooked Seeks to Donate Meals to Furloughed Government Workers

Posted by cookedchicago Admin on

Cooked is offering mealtime aid to furloughed government workers not receiving a paycheck. We will be giving away a 1-week meal plan to 100 families living within our current service area (listed at the bottom of this page. As a small business we know the emotional struggle associated with financial hardship. While we unfortunately can’t help everyone throughout this shutdown, we do hope this will provide physical and emotional support to those involved. We will be sending up to 30 meals per week throughout the duration of the shutdown. Should the shutdown end before the 100 meals have been delivered,...

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Is Dairy Healthy?

Posted by Erin Silva Winston on

Dairy's health benefits have been up for debate for some time. In the last two months, studies have been published that suggest that dairy-- to many poeple a foe, might actually be good for you.  In a study published in the Lancet this month, authors suggested that dairy consumption should not be discouraged but should even be encouraged.  So what should we be eating and drinking?  Milk? Cheese? Full fat? Low fat?   Milk is tricky.  First, the bad: long associated with heart disease, full fat dairy has long been considered as the enemy.  Additionally, dairy, especially milk, seems to be hard for...

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