Dress from Palm Village Mandeville, Lilly Pulitzer.
Special thanks to Ashley Daily of Euphorbia and The Plant Gallery.
Susan Freeswick EVERYDAY KETO TO GO
Whether you are gluten free, sugar free, low carbohydrate, clean eating or
Jennifer Rabalais JADE
JADE is the culmination of a lifetime of the love and appreciation of
Paleo, Everyday KETO To Go owner and baker Susan Freeswick can accommodate.
beautiful things for Jennifer Rabalais. “Whether it is viewed as a blessing or a
Everyday KETO To Go began as a labor of love after Susan and her family started the
curse, the gift to recognize design, quality craftsmanship and symmetry has been
Keto journey to help support her mother’s declining health. “I kept posting through
my passion since I was a child,” Jennifer says.
social media the food I made and also my breads as a way to show that my Keto lifestyle wasn’t lacking in any way,” says Susan. “Someone simply commented that I should sell it and given my experience
In 2012, JADE initially opened with a 2,400-square-foot showroom in The Shops of Canal Place in downtown New Orleans. Subsequently, a more permanent location was acquired in Old Metairie nestling JADE among stately
in catering, I knew how to mass produce the product. So, the next day I opened
old oaks on Metairie Road. The charming residence was home to two previous
Everyday KETO To Go and sold my first bread!”
interior design showrooms spanning over 50 years. This May, JADE will celebrate
Nearly three years later, Susan’s Sliced Bread is still a best seller along with Blueberry Lemon Bread. Other offerings include custom cakes, cheesecakes, bagels,
seven years in the historic space. New Orleans is renowned for its history and antiques and JADE continues
corn bread, cookies, french breads, sweet breads, brownies, pastries and more.
that legacy. “Every object in your home should have meaning to you and every
Susan’s personal favorites are the Cinnamon Rolls, and any of the cookies!
fabric should stir your senses,” Jennifer says. “I love talking one-on-one with our
Susan sources ingredients locally and always organic if possible. “So many
customers. Some people will come in and say that they just love looking around.
people that have diet restrictions are so excited to have found us,” Susan smiles.
That’s when you know that you’ve created an atmosphere that’s inviting and
“My baked goods have made diabetic customers cry because they can finally have
interesting. That makes me happy.”
something safe. We’ve been a dying man’s last wish, and the only thing that tastes good to man who is battling cancer. “It makes me teary every time I think about it, because it has become so much more than a bakery.”
JADE’s 4,500-square-foot space offers an inviting opportunity to browse decorative furniture, bedding and linens as well as the talent of local artists. JADE has a wide variety of unusual gifts and offers complimentary gift wrapping. Tina Lagasse, JADE’s talented interior designer, provides personal, in-home guidance
To further her mission of serving healthy, baked goods, Susan is looking
to give your home character and individuality. Combining all of the selections is
forward to opening a retail store soon in late fall. And by the end of 2021, be on
one of Jennifer’s favorite parts: “I love to go to a client’s home with Tina to see
the lookout for Susan’s first cookbook which will include recipes for healthy family
months-long projects come together.”
meals! Healthy can be delicious!
As a one-stop shop for all home décor needs, Jennifer adds, “We live, raise our families, host friends and extended family, and take refuge in our homes. It makes sense to seek guidance from passionate professionals on how to make our living space all that it can be. JADE strives to be that place.”
Everyday KETO To Go delivers weekly, to New Orleans and surrounding areas from Laplace to Chalmette to the Northshore and beyond. 504-957-9033. everydayketotogo.com. 48
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JADE is located at 324 Metairie Rd. in Metairie. 504-875-4420. jadenola.com.