Banana-Bran Chocolate Chip Muffins 2

Banana-Bran Chocolate Chip Muffins

It’s kind of amazing how smart our dog is. We’ve tried every trick to get to the beach without her knowing, but she just…knows. It’s as if she goes through a mental checklist: Nice weather – check! Towels – check! Guests in town – check! Sunscreen – Sniff, sniff. Check! Swim trunks/swimsuit – Check! We’ve…

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Rice Pudding 2

Slow Cooker Cardamom Rice Pudding

Last week at work we went through a personal strengths and team building session with a coach who works to uncover each individual’s strengths or “super powers” and to focus on utilizing those super powers rather than trying to improve weaknesses. It was fascinating. My coworkers and I took a fairly in-depth test online that…

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Slow Cooker Chicken Mole 4

Slow Cooker Chicken Mole

I’m in the middle of reading a book called The Starch Solution — it’s basically the theory of forks over knives and was recommended to me by a friend who is alleviating symptoms of MS through diet. The basic concept is vegan with lots of whole grains and carbs, carbs, carbs with very few high protein…

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Low-Fat Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins 2

Low-Fat Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

You guysssssssss, I had a really proud moment yesterday. My co-workers and I were eating lunch together and the new(er) RD (there’s just the 2 of us with several RN’s) said that I had looked familiar to her when we met a few weeks ago during her interview. She continued on saying, “Yeah, I finally…

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Vegetables in Balsamic Cream 2

Vegetables in Balsamic Cream with Goat Cheese + Weekly Menu

There are moments in time where you remember thinking, I am fortunate or I’ll remember this moment forever. I’ve had a lot of those moments in the past year. Without being overly sappy, the past year has been the best…for many reasons. There’s the things I don’t need but am grateful for: living on the…

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