Arugula-Basil Pesto + Weekly Menu

Arugula-Basil Pesto 4

I’m trying something new — photos with no black and white boarders. They look naked and it’s weird! But, change is good. Or can be good. I think I freak Mr. Prevention out every time I say, “This may be our last time doing blahblahblah or going to blahblahblah before Shea is here.” Or I’ll… Read more →

Easy Blueberry Crostata

Easy Blueberry Crostata 1

This time of year is like Christmas in southwest Michigan – it’s BLUEBERRY season! While blueberry season isn’t quuuuite in full swing just yet, it’s just around the corner. Passing by you-pick fields going to and from work doesn’t make working indoors all day any easier, let me tell ya… I had a puff pastry… Read more →

Five Fruit Crisp

Five Fruit Crisp 2

I adore Michigan for a lot of reasons. The lake, duh. Microbews and wineries galore…what’s better? The seasons. Yes, even winter (to an extent). Hockey – ’nuff said (go Wings!). 70 mph speed limits – amen. And fruit…lots of fruit. This time of year is all about you-pick fruit. It’s everywhere in southwest Michigan. Fruit… Read more →

Healthy Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins + Weekly Menu

Healthy Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins 3

I can’t remember a time I’ve been so incredibly sick that I’ve lost my appetite. Even when I had thrush and could hardly taste food, I still ate. The day after I gave myself food poisoning (totally my fault…expiration dates are more than a suggestion, it ends up), I was back to my regularly scheduled… Read more →

Honey-Lime Tequila Shrimp Tacos with Avocado and Chipotle Cream {Flavor MyPlate}

Honey Lime Tequila Shrimp Tacos 4

When approached by McCormick to be one of their Health & Wellness Content Partners, there was no decision to be made. No matter what level of cooking one participates in, spices and flavor are a must. There are countless ways to make a recipe full of flavor, some healthier than others (cough, cough…saturated fat, salt,… Read more →



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