4th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #1 – Quinoa and Black Bean Veggie Chili

quinoablackbeanchili2

I’ve moved a lot in my adult life. For never having moved from my childhood home until college, I have had quite the shuffle ever since. In fact, my parents still live in my childhood home and will likely remain there for the next many years (don’t prove me wrong, ma!). Selfishly, I love going… 

Read More »

Sausage and Pumpkin Pasta

pumpkinsausagepastaSUBMIT

 I think it’s true that absence makes the heart grow fonder. Last week Wednesday, Mr. Prevention left for Italy and Germany for work. He was gone over the weekend, so if you recall, Lily and I went to Chicago and spoiled some of our favorite Chicagoan friends and family with Maui Chili. Mr. P didn’t… 

Read More »

Peach Pineapple Crumble

peachpineapplecrispSUBMIT

The second I saw white peaches in stores, I bought 3 pounds. I seriously love peaches, especially white peaches. It just so happened that the first peach appearance of the summer happened to fall during a 10 for $10 pineapple special at Kroger. Needless to say, I had a ton of peaches and a ton… 

Read More »

Meatless Monday: Crunchy Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberries and Goat Cheese

wheatberrysaladSUBMIT

I have no idea why, but when warm weather rolls around, I eat a lot of fun grains/seeds in cold salad form. So simple, refreshing, and healthy. Just this week alone, wheat berries, farro, couscous, and quinoa have made their appearance at my table. While I love the diversity, Mr. Prevention resists the unknown. This… 

Read More »

Mediterranean Salmon Salad + Weekly Menu

MediterraneanSalmonSaladSUBMIT

Yesterday was the first Saturday I have thoroughly enjoyed in…too long. I slept in until…almost 8am. Lily and I played soccer in the backyard. Mr. Prevention and I had breakfast and coffee and ventured out to run errands and grocery shop together. I nearly escaped with nothing added to my cart that wasn’t on the… 

Read More »