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Massaged Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad with Tahini-Maple Dressing

 I was given iron supplements when I left the hospital after Shea’s birth…and I was scared. I’d heard the horror stories of what can come of iron supplementation, even with water and fiber galore. I believed the horror stories to be true and knew them to be true within a few days first hand. I…

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Watermelon Salsa

When did I grow up? I was talking to my friend AJ last night and it was all talk about interest rates and 401K. Oh, and babies. Because he’s officially an uncle. So jealous! I’m trying to get my brother past “flavor of the week” much less a steady relationship, marriage, or children. We can…

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What I like…and don’t like about being a Renal Dietitian

I have worked as a renal dietitian for the past 2 years. If you’re thinking, “Wait, didn’t you just change jobs in January?”, the answer is yes, but I simply switched companies. Not much about my job duties changed, just location, patient load, and salary. To start, the word “renal” refers to the kidneys. The kidneys…

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Carrot Cake Pancakes with Cream Cheese Glaze

Does anyone else watch Army Wives? It’s a pretty decent show on Lifetime that airs Sunday nights. It’s about army families and specifically about the wives who have close knit relationships with one another. One of the main characters, Claudia Joy, was diagnosed last season with type 2 diabetes. She began on insulin injections and…

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Bacon, Eggs, and Asparagus Salad

Mr. P had a work dinner thing last night, so I was flying solo. My initial thought was leftovers, but when I opened the fridge, I discovered we were all out of leftovers. This never happens and I immediately went into a slight panic. I mostly panicked because I knew our milk had expired and…

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