by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Apr 2017

Earth Day is one of my favorite days to celebrate each year. There are so many ways to teach our kids about taking care of and honoring Mother Earth-through food, community gardening, art projects, inner city recycling programs and clean-up days in our own towns. Getting our younger generation excited and involved in having an active part in our planets sustainability is so important. Here's some...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Feb 2017

Love is in the air this month. Valentine’s Day is still one of the most celebrated Hallmark days of the year, but for someone like me, it can be challenging for my loved ones to find that perfect gift filled with health and wellness with a touch of “unrefined” sweetness. I put together a list of fun, health-inspired gifts for us hard-to-shop-for folks who are...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Dec 2016

The New Year brings opportunity to set new goals, recalibrate and make better healthy living choices. Living a healthy lifestyle is a common resolution for many, especially after indulging over the past few weeks. Where should you start? The gym, the kitchen, getting more sleep or giving up a bad habit? Tackling all of those could be daunting and will most likely set you up...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Jul 2016

Walk into any grocery store an you will find a wall of protein bars.  Now, which ones are good for you, which ones are like a candy bar dressed in fitness packaging and which ones are just plain junk?  As consumers, we spend a lot of money on these bars with hopes of each bite making us stronger, more fit, recover quicker and thinner.  Yet, how...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Mar 2016

Every year on Earth Day the world joins together to help make our planet a better place. Some plant a garden, pick up trash or try to monitor their waste. Eating healthy, minimally processed foods can really help the environment too. Our global food system can contribute to waste in a big way through production, consumption, and debris. Celebrating Earth Day on April 22 is...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Feb 2016

Celebrate National Sweet Potato Month this February! Mother nature gifted us with this superfood tuber so let's use it for all that it's worth and all year around. Sweet potatoes are naturally sweet, versatile and delicious. They're a complex carbohydrate, giving us more energy for longer amounts of time, help stabilize our blood sugar level and are packed with nutrients such as beta-carotene(anti-oxidant), vitamin C potassium...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Jan 2016

The New Year brings opportunities to set new goals, recalibrate and make better healthy living choices. Living a healthy lifestyle is a common resolution for many, especially after indulging over the past few weeks. Where should you start? The gym, the kitchen, getting more sleep or giving up a bad habit? Tackling all of those could be daunting and will most likely set you up...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Jan 2016

Elvis Presley would have celebrated his 81st birthday in January 2016. It's legendary that one of the King’s all time culinary favorites was peanut butter and banana sandwiches. Is that why National Peanut Butter Day is January 24th? Most of our kids love it and, as adults, we still love the creamy (or crunchy) food and continue to rely on it as a staple in...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Dec 2015

Written by Jill Motew, Zemas founder and mother of five What do I do when one of my Zemas Madhouse Foods gluten-free baking mixes is not formulated to make a regular sugar cookie and I WANT that sugar cookie for my kids Hanukkah dessert? I have two choices-start from scratch or resort to making them from a gluten-free, all-purpose mix. The first is time consuming...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Nov 2015

Written by Tricia Goldfarb I love fall in Chicago. It’s the best the Midwest has to offer. The leaves change and show all their color. And the weather is usually gorgeous. This year was especially sweet. Not only was there baseball in October, but I landed my dream job. I’m so excited to join the Zemas Madhouse Foods team. I get to use my marketing...

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