Smoky Potatoes with Asparagus and Chorizo

Smoky Potatoes with Asparagus and Chorizo 1

It’s my birthday. I’m 29 years young today. I don’t know why, but it doesn’t really *feel* like my birthday…perhaps because the past 48 hours have been complete mayhem? Monday night, Chicago sent us their storms. These terrible storms headed over the lake and landed right on us in southwest Michigan. We wisely retreated to… 

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Roasted Vegetable and Black Bean Tacos {vegan}

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Yesterday was such an off day – eating wise and just in general. I was beyond exhausted by the time I got home from work. I held down the couch for 30 minutes or so to gain a second wind for the evening. Where’s this second trimester bliss I hear pregnant women raving about? I… 

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Avocado Brownies {gluten-free}

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I heard that there was going to be an avocado shortage this year and I freaked out. I was having flashbacks to the fall when all the pumpkin crops were damaged by the floods. I vividly remember only being able to find pumpkin in HUGE cans (we call these #10 cans in the food biz…13… 

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Italian Salad with Prosciutto, Peperoncini, and Parmesan + Weekly Menu

Italian Salad with Prosciutto, Peperoncini, and Parmesan 1

When you don’t have kids of your own, predicting what’s kid-friendly and what’s not can be quite challenging. I often come to my conclusion based on whether or not Mr. Prevention would eat xyz food and that’s usually a pretty good indication of how kid-friendly it truly is. That said, some kids are really good… 

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Salad with Blueberries, Grapes, and Almond Honey Mustard Dressing

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Yesterday was a day of highs and lows. I woke up still plagued with a headache that was going on day 2.5 and I was just…over it. I peeked outside (into the pitch black – ugh) and gasped over the reality of 6+ inches of snow falling overnight. I hate when the weather reports don’t… 

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