Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center

Desserts You Have To Try Around The Springfield Area

If you've got a sweet tooth, these desserts around the Springfield area are a must-try. Chocolate Croissant from Common Grounds Coffee Shop I heard about this delicious croissant from a co-worker of mine. They told me about how it was one of their favorite treats, so naturally, I knew I had to make…

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The Gluten-Free Guide To Springfield

Before my diagnosis, you would find me devouring a basket (or two) of Texas Roadhouse rolls or a large chimichanga smothered in queso. In 2006, I moved to Springfield from Boston, MA, the mecca of delicious diverse food. Shortly after my move, I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease and a dairy allergy;…

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Farms To Visit In The Springfield Area

When I first visited Springfield, I didn’t expect to find a city embedded with such a rich farming culture full of farm stands and pastures. According to the Missouri Dept. of Agriculture, the Show-Me State is home to about 95,000 farms, covering two-thirds of the state’s total land acreage. On…

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Vegan Springfield

Five or six years ago, I never thought I’d be here, vegan or a blogger. Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Nia and I run the microblog Black Girl Vegan (@black_girlvegan) on Instagram. Black Girl Vegan was birthed out of my love for cooking, food and my desire to help vegan foods be more…

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How to Dine Around the World in Springfield

Springfield has become such a great melting pot when it comes to cuisine from all over the globe. So come along with me as I journey through some of my favorite restaurants and food trucks that cook up delicious international cuisines, right here in our city! Café Cusco Located on Historic…

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Get Great Pie On Pi Day At These Springfield Pie Shops

March 14th is famously known as National Pi Day, and there is some pretty great pie around Springfield. If you’re looking to sink your teeth into some tasty treats, here are some of the places you can get a slice on 3.14. Prairie Pie Photo courtesy of Prairie Pie Prairie Pie is a wholesale pie…

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5 Dishes You Didn't Know You Could Get In Springfield

Not many cities allow you to dine around the world in a single day. Springfield has an already intricate food scene where you can feast upon pretty much any cuisine you desire. I've found some pretty incredible dishes I had no idea you could get in Springfield throughout my food-tasting journey…

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