Pretzel-Crusted Honey Mustard Chicken Fingers

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I’m pretty terrible at all things surprises. This waiting game to go into labor is HARD. I know that every woman thinks they’ll go into labor before their due date. I mean, when you’re beyond uncomfortable, have no clothes that fit, and every movement feels like a stride in the last miles of a marathon…life… 

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Cinnamon Whole Grain Power Pancakes

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My favorite breakfasts are carb-oooo-liiiiiicious. DONUTS!! My #1 most favorite. Waffles! Cereal! Fruit! Muffins! Cinnamon rolls! French toast! Biscuits! Granola! Smoothies! Protein is the forgotten element of so many breakfast meals and it’s a shame as protein provides both balance and satiety. Yet, proteins tend to be less convenient to eat on-the-go, cost more, and… 

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Chicken Enchiladas with Hatch Chile Salsa + Weekly Menu

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It feels like a miracle I made it through last week. It was one thing after the next at work…all while I am trying to train Donna for my maternity leave. My maternity leave that may be sooner rather than later. The highlight of my week: the shower my staff and coworkers threw…so sweet! I… 

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Blueberry, Cranberry, and Walnut Breakfast Cookies

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My dear friend Donna is here with me this week learning the ropes of my job, as she will be covering my maternity leave. The in-patient. The out-patient. The kitchen. The chaos. “I really understand why you love your job, Nicole.” she said to me on our way home last night. I feel blessed to… 

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Blueberry Pizza with Honeyed Goat Cheese and Prosciutto

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Don’t think for a second that this is some bizarre pregnancy craving. This is legit, amazing food. And why people will turn up their noses to goat cheese…well, I’ll never understand. Goat cheese is just…dreamy. Also dreamy is the thought of days I could sleep without 8 bathroom breaks each night (if you think I’m… 

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