Crispy Baked Chicken with Egg and Arugula Salad

Crispy Baked Chicken with Egg and Arugula Salad 3

My mom always used to say I loved to talk about food. Granted, my relationship with food as a child was, for some reason, obsessive. And not surprisingly, I was overweight. Quite overweight. When I started cooking for myself in college, it was very basic stuff. I did a lot of whole wheat pasta with… 

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Recipe Repeat: Crock Pot Cincinnati-Style Chili

Crock Pot Cincinnati-Style Chili 3

By the time my annual chili contest wraps up, I swear off chili for a solid few weeks. Chili for 10-12 weeks straight is…enough. Even for me. But after a few weeks, sure enough…I’m back to happily enjoying chili. I don’t stay away for long, regardless of the season. Good thing, too, since I still… 

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Meatless Monday: Roasted Tomato Soup with Goat Cheese

Roasted Tomato Soup with Goat Cheese 3

I love going to my parents house because I get spoiled by them. In fact, Lily does, too. For instance, my mom brought me coffee, dolled up the way I like it, as I was watching Olympic hockey, relaxing in the recliner yesterday morning. I literally thought to myself, “I could get used to this!”… 

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Mu Shu Chicken Lettuce Wraps


I remember loving all of my rotations during my internship to become a Registered Dietitian. While the clinical aspects of nutrition and being in the hospital was a seemingly natural fit for me, I wasn’t challenged or excited about clinical nutrition. I guess my thoughts on clinical nutrition (in the in-patient setting sense) is that… 

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Crab-Stuffed Portobellos


Trust story: I almost got taken out by a garbage truck yesterday morning. It is Mr. Prevention’s job to take the trash and recycling to the end of the driveway for pick-up on Tuesday mornings. But, he forgot. I got a call as I was getting ready for work, hair half up, in the process… 

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