Coffee Pancakes


I love quotes, I absolutely love them. A good quote is inspiration or something that speaks to your soul. Too deep? Well, I’ll just share some of my personal favorites. “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” — Duke Ellington “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” — Albert Einstein “You… 

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Honey Lime Shrimp + Weekly Menu


You know when you’re off work for awhile and you swear that once you’re back to work, you’ll fall right into your groove again? Maybe that was just me and my plan after a week off for the Christmas holiday where I gallivanted around every Chicago suburb near and far visiting with friends and family…. 

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Super Simple Pumpkin Yogurt


This week had a really rough start. Monday was a 2 hour commute home thanks to snow, bad drivers, and then, an accident on the highway that blocked all 4 lanes. I was in foul humor by the time I got home and Mr. Prevention offered up his culinary specialty: delivery pizza. I opted for… 

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Parmesan Baked Potato Halves


This time of year, the ice hockey season is in full swing. I play year-round which totally confuses people. As soon as the fall/winter season is through, there’s spring and summer sessions starting. Unfortunately, playing hockey is somewhat of a part-time job. With a 45 minute commute (without snow…) on each end, time to change… 

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Meatless Monday: Vegan Pumpkin-Coconut Muffins


Most recently, I’ve had coconut in the form of a pina colada. A REAL pina colada made with REAL coconut and REAL pineapple. I splurged and had one while in Mexico. I enjoyed every last sip of the calorie-packed cocktail. It was glorious. As someone who rarely consumes cocktails, a pina colada while on a… 

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