Balsamic Pot Roast in the Crock Pot


I’ve declared this month NO DONUT DECEMBER — even baked donuts! Leading up to the holidays, junk food, sweets, treats, parties, and get-togethers galore swamp people’s schedules. And with my recent IT band *issue*, I know I can’t undo too much damage by way of exercise. At least for now. Saturday night is my work… Read more →

Buffalo Ranch Panko Baked Chicken Fingers


I came home from the grocery store on Sunday and Mr. Prevention watched me as I unloaded everything and put it in its proper place in the fridge, freezer, and pantry. “What’s all that meat for?” he asked. “I’m out of town through Wednesday, remember?” “Yeah, I know” I said. “I had a lot of… Read more →

Slow Cooker Beef Burgundy


I was not chosen as the next contestant on The Price is Right. Bummer. But there was a car, several trips, and a Mac I’d have loved to have won Instead, I got home way past my bedtime and struggled through the entire day. Sleep deprivation is no fun. (And not any better today after getting… Read more →

Chicken BLT Salad


Mr. Prevention was in Italy for work this week. Naturally, I ate wheat berries and spaghetti squash for dinner, loved every bite of it, claimed all the leftovers as my own, and didn’t hear a peep about how dinner would’ve been sooooo much better with meat, more carbs, or less vegetables. There are a few… Read more →

Peaches & Cream Popsicles


I’m in a workout rut. I’m beginning to get way too good at making up excuses as to why I don’t lift weights, for example. The past 15 years, I’ve been consistent with my cardiovascular exercise. I don’t know that I’ve ever gone more than a handful of brief stretches where I didn’t workout regularly…. Read more →

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