Friday, October 28, 2011

Living Healthy Chicago Visits the Chicago French Market

Could you prepare a delicious meal for two for less than $20? That’s the challenge that you’ll find on one of Chicago’s most fun television shows that airs frequently on CLTV and starting this Sunday, October 30, at 11:30 a.m. on WGN. Living Healthy Chicago, starring WLUP diva and personality host Jane Monzures, stopped by the Chicago French Market Wednesday for the second time to film a segment.
Joining Jane was nutrition knowledgeable Chef Joe Rosetti from Market Bar on Randolph. The challenge was not only to create a meal for under $20, but to make it healthy and local. Chicago French Market offers a number of farm stand vendors selling local, fresh vegetables and many organics.
Jane and John sampling cheese at Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine

During their visit, Joe and Jane shopped at Produce Express, Pastoral Artisan Cheese Bread & Wine, Chicago Organics and City Fresh Market to pick up the necessities. The rather humorous Joe was holding out in telling Jane what was on the menu and made a game of keeping her guessing until the end. Kale here. Scallions there. Turnips. Ground turkey. Bread. Cheese. What could they be making?

As Jane and Joe made their way through the market, they sampled a little bit of what each vendor has to offer and were amazed at the quality of food they could find for such a reasonable price! From the locally grown fresh produce to delicious gourmet cheeses to great-tasting bread, they were impressed with what the market had to offer. They got a great selection of ingredients and still had change left over! Keep your eyes open for the segment to air on Living Healthy Chicago to find out what Jane and Joe made from their trip to the French Market.

John and Jane modeling the delicious ground turkey they found at City Fresh Market
Living Healthy Chicago also taped a segment at the Chicago French Market a few weeks ago that will air this Sunday, October 30, at 11:30 a.m. on WGN. Tune in to see what other delicious choices there are at the Chicago French Market!  Make sure to like the show and the Chicago French Market on Facebook and tune-in frequently for more ideas about living healthy in Chicago.
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