Peanut-Sesame Soba Noodles 2

Peanut-Sesame Soba Noodles + Weekly Menu

I’m forgetful – there’s no denying that. Mr. Prevention has been asking me to take the Michigan Boater’s Exam online for MONTHS. Yeah, I’m finally doing that…in between making my weekly menu and writing my blog post. Speaking of the blog – it turned SIX on the 8th of this month. I completely forgot my…

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Rice Pudding 2

Slow Cooker Cardamom Rice Pudding

Last week at work we went through a personal strengths and team building session with a coach who works to uncover each individual’s strengths or “super powers” and to focus on utilizing those super powers rather than trying to improve weaknesses. It was fascinating. My coworkers and I took a fairly in-depth test online that…

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Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry 4

Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry + Weekly Menu

Some weekends are just better than others. This weekend was one of the better, for sure. While Mr. P headed to his family’s home with the baby and the dog, I headed to Chicago to go to the wedding of a college friend. Of course I missed Shea (and Mr. P and Lily), but a…

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Slow Cooker Chicken Mole 4

Slow Cooker Chicken Mole

I’m in the middle of reading a book called The Starch Solution — it’s basically the theory of forks over knives and was recommended to me by a friend who is alleviating symptoms of MS through diet. The basic concept is vegan with lots of whole grains and carbs, carbs, carbs with very few high protein…

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Garlic-Mustard Glazed Chicken Skewers 2

Garlic-Mustard Glazed Chicken Skewers + Weekly Menu

Mr. P and I planned an afternoon date today – jet skiing! When we booked our babysitter earlier in the week, the forecast was showing upper 70’s and sunny. For early June in Michigan, we were stoked. As the week progressed, the high dropped to just 72. But, it was sunny and so we stuck…

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