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Healthy Dining in the news and local media:

  • Ask Laura: Easy to prepare recipe reminiscent of Mom's cooking? (June 2011) I'm of Polish descent and, like you, prefer home cooking to dining out. Might you have any easy-to-prepare recipes in your repertoire using local ingredients in season now reminiscent of my Mom's home cooking? Thomas P. ... MORE  
  • Ask Laura: I don't have time to cook! (September 2009)
    Do you have 10 minutes? Then you can prepare a meal that tastes great and is kind to your body, the planet and the animals. Here’s one of my out-of-the-kitchen-fast recipes that will leave you time to read a book, take a walk, organize a closet or write a letter as you won't be tethered to the kitchen ... MORE  
  • Ask Laura: Can You Recommend a Physician? (September 2009)
    As the healthcare debate rages on, I remain focused on taking personal responsibility for my own well-being. I eat well, embrace voluntary
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  • Ask Laura: Whole Lotta Lettuce Goin’ On! (August 2009)
    Want to save money? You’ve got to do the math. One way to save big is by checking the unit price of ... MORE
  • Ask Laura: I can’t cook! Help! -Sue (August 2009)
    What you are experiencing, Sue, is a lot like having a math block. My advice is to feel the fear and do it ... MORE
  • Ask Laura: Anything! (August 2009)
    Since founding HealthyDining.org (an all-volunteer community outreach and education effort) in 2003, I have been helping consumers make smarter, more eco-friendly choices. Currently, I live in La Grange.
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  • Eat Better for Less This Spring
    Wanda Urbanska features eating, growing and buying tips from Laura
    in this spring issue of Simple Living. (March 2009)
  • Food for Thought (and for Publishing!)
    Laura was a panelists for this event that described the current state of food writing and ways that aspiring food writers and editors could become a part of the food publishing world. (February 2009)
  • Get to Know: Laura Bruzas of the Western Springs Library
    TribLocal reporter Mick Swasko interviews Laura about her role and vision for the Thomas Ford Memorial Library. (January 2009)
  • 2009 Organic Soy Scorecard
    The Cornucopia Institute’s Scorecard rates companies that market organic soy foods, such as soymilk, tofu and “veggie burgers,” based on ten criteria that are important to organic consumers’ showcasing companies that are truly committed to the spirit and letter of the organic law while exposing those that do not rate highly or were unwilling to share their sourcing and production practices in our survey.
  • Healthy/Organic Eating on the Cheap
    CenterStage reviewer Julia Steinberger learns a lesson from Healthy Dining publisher Laura Bruzas. (April 2007)
  • Grocery Shop like A Pro - Eating Well on a Budget
    In this article posted on A Fresh Squeeze Laura provides shopping smart tips that encourages subscribing to Healthy Dining to learn more.  (January 2007)