Crock Pot Meyer Lemon Chicken + Weekly Menu

My mom BEGGED me to go to step class yesterday with her. Friday night, however, I informed her that “I am on ‘vacation’ and I’d be happy to go with…if I happened to be awake. However, I’m not setting my alarm to get up for a morning workout. Sorry.” She pouted a moment. I held…

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Shrimp Tacos with Jalapeno Ranch Sauce + Weekly Menu

My body is so confused. Yesterday was October 5th and in Michigan, the temperatures reached 80 degrees. EIGHTY! It was hot and muggy and my allergies have been TERRIBLE. As in, I’ve been miserable. Want-to-rip-my-nose-off-and-scratch-out-my-eyes miserable. And hopped up on allergy meds that make me foggy, groggy, and lazy. Yet, I worked out 6 days…

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Pumpkin Alfredo

There’s this patient-slash-customer at the hospital that tells “everyone he meets” that our cafeteria is “the best restaurants in town”. His words, verbatim. Promise. This is…incredibly flattering. The man is in the cafe getting lunch most days of the week and it seems I bump into him every time I turn around the hospital campus….

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Potato, Hatch Chile, and Chorizo Tacos

I know I get grumpy about sub-par produce much of the year here in the Midwest. I mean, we’re not exactly in an ideal location for having the freshest and best tasting produce year-round.  However, we take for granted the fact that we can get so much most of the time. A coconut in Michigan…

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