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… Read more →

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… Read more →

Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal with Apples and Cinnamon

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I didn’t wear a jacket to work yesterday…for the first time in, like, forever. At least 7 months, which is about 3-4 months too long. We had the windows in the kitchen at work open. The breeze was refreshing and crisp. I was crawling out of my skin, anxious to leave work for the 50… Read more →

Recipe Repeat: Crock Pot Cincinnati-Style Chili

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By the time my annual chili contest wraps up, I swear off chili for a solid few weeks. Chili for 10-12 weeks straight is…enough. Even for me. But after a few weeks, sure enough…I’m back to happily enjoying chili. I don’t stay away for long, regardless of the season. Good thing, too, since I still… Read more →

Overnight French Toast Cups

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I’m teaching back-to-back cooking classes today. It’s going to be…a hot mess a challenge. At noon is my monthly diabetes cooking class. We’re making black bean brownies (recipe soon!). I fear the pre-judgement of my dear patients. I mean, I get it…black beans in brownies? Hopefully they trust me and give them a whirl. I… Read more →



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