Whole Wheat Peppermint Pancakes

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  If you were a guest in my house over the holidays, the chances of your getting homemade cinnamon rolls are…nonexistent. I’m sorry, please forgive me. I just…can’t…do…it. I nearly caused a flare up of my plantar faciitis making sure everyone was fed plenty of Christmas cheer with an assortment of homemade goodies. I mean,… 

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Pomegranate, Pear, and Pistachio Salad with Creamy Pomegranate Dressing + Weekly Menu

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In recent years, the USDA replaced the very well-known “food guide pyramid” with the almost-insulting, super simple “plate method”. In brief, half of your (9 inch) plate should be filled with fruits and vegetables, 1/4 of the plate should be filled with lean protein, and the remaining 1/4 of the plate with a starch/carbohydrate. At… 

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Blackened Salmon Tacos with Corn Salsa and Cilantro-Lime Ranch

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About a week ago, my breast milk supply plummeted. I was devastated and could only correlate the reduction in supply to the absence of lactation cookies in my diet. While I don’t that lactation cookies are 100% to thank for good milk supply (though I’d be okay with that – I have modified the recipe… 

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Quinoa Almond Flour Pancakes

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 Sooooooo it’s probably a bad thing I’ve been living in yoga pants and men’s boxers the past 7 weeks, huh? Maternity leave is ROUGH, let me tell ya. It’s Mr. Prevention’s theory that people who wear scrubs gain weight more easily because in super comfy, loose clothes all day at work, it’s harder to gauge… 

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Butternut Squash Soup

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 I survived my first road trip with the girls. It was scary. Last week, Shea (7 weeks tomorrow, whaaat???), Lily (the lazy bulldog), and I ventured to Chicago while Mr. P was in Italy for work. Rather than sitting home all week alone, I jumped on the opportunity to head to my parent’s and get… 

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