August 21, 2014

Grab Your Invite to Bagger Dave’s Signature Drink & Happy Hour Event

At Around the Plate, we believe food should be enjoyed and we get really excited when we see foodies gathering together over a drink or meal.  So when Bagger Dave’s Burger Tavern asked us if some of our readers would be interested in attending an invite-only Signature Drink Tasting and Happy Hour event, we couldn’t […]

When Life Gives You Fresh Avocados, Host a Party To Share the Benefits!

Nothing makes us happier here behind the Plate than getting to share our love for fresh, delicious foods! That’s why when we got the opportunity to show off the many benefits fresh Hass avocados can provide, we jumped on it. Every month at thePlate Boutique, our nutrition-inspired kitchen store located in downtown Mt. Pleasant, MI, […]

Foodie Review & Giveaway: CamelBak Relay Water Filtration Pitcher

This summer we’ve been all a buzz about the importance of hydration. From cool hydration-inspired cups to new and inspiring recipes, we’ve been trying to encourage all of our readers to drink more water. We know its not always that glamorous, but boy is it important! So any way we can make it easier for […]

Behind the Scenes of Around the Plate’s First Podcast Interview

If it seems like we’ve been working on our podcast for ages now, that’s probably because we have! Almost 8 months ago we decided to make the jump into podcasting and since then, have been working hard on finding the right music, intro voice, and guests for the show. Our lovely fans from Facebook and […]

Learn to Pack a Healthy Lunch You Love at Today’s Lunchtime #PlateChat

Did you know that May 25th is National Brown Bag It Day? As such, we want to help you not only save money by packing a lunch or snack for work, but ensure that your lunch is loaded with nutrient-rich foods that will make your body feel great throughout the day. Join us today on […]

Foodie Review & Giveaway: Ladera Granola

If you know me or have been reading my articles on Around the Plate for awhile, you know how much I love granola. It’s evident by the many recipes I’ve shared – like this Chocolate and Granola Covered Apple recipe – and a few of the other reviews and giveaways we have hosted here. Today I’m […]

You’re Invited to thePlate Boutique’s Healthy Eating Club Event Featuring Fresh Avocados!

If you want  to eat well, it’s time to consider the many different ways you can incorporate fresh avocados into your day. Join us at thePlate Boutique, located in downtown Mt. Pleasant, MI for a very special Healthy Eating Club event where nationally and locally known nutrition expert, Kati Mora, MS, RD will be sharing simple […]

Foodie Review: Our New Favorites in Colorful Kitchen Gadgets – Core Kitchen!

If there is one thing that catches our eye when it comes to kitchen gadgets, it is bright and vivid color. And although that was the original allure Core Kitchen had on us, it lured us in to something much greater. Located in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, the home of Central Michigan University, we’re always on […]

Join Us Friday for a Lunchtime Twitter Chat All About Hydration

With spring and summer sports in full-swing and with warmer days ahead, now is the perfect time to discuss the importance of staying hydrated. Although being well-hydrated is a great goal, it can often be a challenge because water is, well, boring! So let’s change the hydration game. This Friday, join us for a special […]

Foodie Review & Giveaway: EcoJarz

When it comes to eating well, food safety is key. This not only applies to the way we prepare our food and the precautions we take to minimize cross-contamination, but also applies to the materials we choose to serve our foods and beverages in as well. Of all the different materials food and beverage-ware are […]