Chili Con Carne y Frijoles 3

5th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #5 – Chili Con Carne y Frijoles

   I don’t want to jinx it, but the baby is finally sleeping. I don’t know what came over her, but today, she did not want to sleep. At all. Whatsoever. She’d get drowsy, I’d put her down to sleep, and she’d be crying within a minute. We repeated this process for about 3 hours…

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Southwest Chicken Chili 2

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

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 4

Braised Balsamic Chicken

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 4

Spicy Honey Mustard Chicken Stir-Fry

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 4

Thai Red Curry with Shrimp and Mango

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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