Peppermint Oreo Truffles


Yes, the irony in a Registered Dietitian who loves to bake excessively around the holidays. It’s no time to cut too many calorie corners, right? As my friend Sam (miss you, girl!) recently shared, “It’s not what you eat between Christmas and New Year’s that matters, it’s what you eat between New Year’s and Christmas.”… 

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White Chocolate Peppermint Fudge + Weekly Menu


My friend texted me the other day wondering about the need for a candy thermometer when making Eggnog Fudge. I know that certain recipes like  fudge and my personal favorite, English Toffee, pretty much require a candy thermometer. It took me an entire day and about 6 pounds of butter to finally produce an acceptable… 

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4th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #8 – Crock Pot Turkey Chili


My aunt-in-law (is that a thing??) sends out daily updates about her grandkids (my second cousin-in-laws??) who she babysits daily. The emails always include photos and usually some type of cute story or update about their time at Kindermusic, swim lessons, school, or any number of activities. Some of the stories are laugh out loud… 

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Bananas Foster Breakfast Strata


I’m debating as to whether or not I want a Kindle for Christmas. I seriously can’t decide. Any thoughts on this, dear readers? See, I love reading…but I like to read last thing at night after crawling into bed. However, Mr. Prevention is a professional sleeper and he’s always in bed before me and always… 

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