5th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #4 – Southwest Chicken Chili

Southwest Chicken Chili 2

First things first, thank you for all the sweet messages and inquiries, but sadly, I am still very pregnant. And uncomfortable. And ornery. And growing extremely impatient. My OB visit on Thursday afternoon didn’t go as planned. While I went in expecting details of when to arrive in labor and delivery the following day, they… 

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Braised Balsamic Chicken

Braised Balsamic Chicken 4

My co-worker in the kitchen hates chicken. She’s a big meat-eater, but chicken is just not her preferred protein. It’s a little ironic because there’s not a day that goes by that we’re not grilling and serving chicken – it is overwhelmingly the protein of choice in our hospital cafeteria. Of course, this suits me… 

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Spicy Honey Mustard Chicken Stir-Fry

Spicy Honey Mustard Chicken Stir-Fry 4

I’m soon-to-be 32 weeks pregnant and starting to feel every bit of it. My stomach capacity is lessened due to the size of baby. I’ve been making my dinner plate, only to share half of it with Mr. Prevention. I wish it were more often that my eyes are bigger than my stomach, but that… 

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Thai Red Curry with Shrimp and Mango

Thai Red Curry with Shrimp and Mango 4

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… 

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Tortellini Chili

Tortellini Chili 2

Has anyone else seen that Facebook photo/joke that shows a snowy yard with snow-covered trees and the caption says something about not dyeing the Easter eggs and just saying “good luck!” to the kids? I laughed, like, really hard at that one. The talk around the Great Lakes is that our long-awaited beach time during… 

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