Balsamic Vinegar and Honey Pulled Pork Sliders

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I’m still sick (day 8 for anyone else counting). And now, I admit, I’m getting downright ornery and unpleasant. Friday night we went out for Mexican. Mr. Prevention didn’t even bother giving my sweatpants the side-eye. He just went with it. I ordered something smothered in cheese, throwing healthy eating out the window in hopes… Read more →

Meatless Monday: Roasted Tomato Soup with Goat Cheese

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I love going to my parents house because I get spoiled by them. In fact, Lily does, too. For instance, my mom brought me coffee, dolled up the way I like it, as I was watching Olympic hockey, relaxing in the recliner yesterday morning. I literally thought to myself, “I could get used to this!”… Read more →

Chocolate Banana Smoothie

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I had a patient yesterday that was absolutely hilarious. Somehow, he wandered onto the topic of what Mr. Prevention likes to eat. People are often curious, I think, as to whether or not I have a lot of say over what Mr. P eats and/or if he eats junk. The short answer to those questions… Read more →

4th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #10 – Vegetarian Black Bean Chili

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This is it. The 10th and final chili recipe of my 4th Annual Chili Contest! And yes, I still love chili. This year’s contest was a huge success and I’m not looking forward to having to choose just one best chili. I had intended for the chili contest to end along with the Illini football… Read more →

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Almonds

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I had every intention of working out yesterday morning. I had my workout clothes set out and everything. I knew I wouldn’t get to the gym for a few reasons: overnight snow, injury (my weight lifting class is off-limits for a few more days), and I could sleep later if I worked out at home…. Read more →



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