Pickled “Fried” Green Tomatoes with Buttermilk-Herb Sauce + Weekly Menu

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Yesterday was the first day I was able to get in the lake and actually enjoy the water. As in, it was above 64 degrees for the first time this summer, or so it seemed. We’ve had very few 80-something degree days, perhaps none in the 90′s, and have been *lucky* to get weather in… Read more →

Healthy Banana Oat Muffins

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One of the more carefree, fun, and creative parts of my job includes making the weekly menu in our hospital cafeteria. The sky is the limit — we make anything and everything in our hospital cafeteria and not to boast too much, but people do love our food! We make Crab-Stuffed Zucchini Boats, Ratatouille, Pepperoni… Read more →

Rocky Road Baked Donuts + Weekly Menu

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So I have a new injury to add to my list of ailments — tennis elbow! This is a classic case of which came first, the chicken or the egg? The pregnancy or the irritation from starting my tennis career at the spry age of 28 and pregnant this past January? We’ll never know. It… Read more →

Greek Pork Tenderloin + Weekly Menu

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As you can see below, my weekly menu includes a few roll-over meals from last week. I have not been in the mood to cook. I’ve been in the mood for cereal and soft serve and anything that requires absolutely no effort. In short, being pregnant has caused me to be a carbaholic lazy person…and… Read more →

5 Minute Healthy Strawberry Frozen Yogurt + Weekly Menu

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As someone who has battled my weight my entire life (quite literally my entire life), seeing the scale go up is…tough. I know a woman’s body goes through so many changes that attribute to weight gain in pregnancy – everything from blood volume to placenta to baby and everything in between. Still, though, it was… Read more →



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