Healthy Banana Oat Muffins

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One of the more carefree, fun, and creative parts of my job includes making the weekly menu in our hospital cafeteria. The sky is the limit — we make anything and everything in our hospital cafeteria and not to boast too much, but people do love our food! We make Crab-Stuffed Zucchini Boats, Ratatouille, Pepperoni… Read more →

Honey Sriracha Chicken + Weekly Menu

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Last week, as we were driving from central Illinois back to Michigan, Mr. Prevention pulled one of my favorite moves. “Oh, I forgot to tell you, but I’m not home next week. I leave Monday morning and I’ll be back late Thursday night.” Really?! Really? One day of notice and such an after-thought, at that…. Read more →

Thai Red Curry with Shrimp and Mango

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I turned 29 last week. I don’t feel any older, but the fact that next year means the big 3-0 is a bit…ohhh, I don’t know the right word. Adult-ish, perhaps? I called Mr. Prevention’s sweet grandma to thank her for my birthday card (which I found under a pile of crap and other unopened… Read more →

Easy Garlic Dill Refrigerator Pickles + Weekly Menu

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No, this won’t be some diatribe about how the pregnant woman NEEEEEEEEDED pickles stat. But the pickles I made (8 quarts for anyone curious ) a few weeks ago are…safe. Power has been restored to my humble abode after a full 3 1/2 days without. I’ve never been so glad for Mr. Prevention’s thinking on… Read more →

Rocky Road Baked Donuts + Weekly Menu

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So I have a new injury to add to my list of ailments — tennis elbow! This is a classic case of which came first, the chicken or the egg? The pregnancy or the irritation from starting my tennis career at the spry age of 28 and pregnant this past January? We’ll never know. It… Read more →



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