Pan Seared Salmon with Creamy Sriracha

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 I remember the first few weeks of motherhood. I was living in a constant state of “oh my gosh, now what?” and always prepping for the worst. I certainly couldn’t go fold laundry while the baby napped, because what if she woke up? Or, I better not start on a project because her nap may… 

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Pomegranate, Pear, and Pistachio Salad with Creamy Pomegranate Dressing + Weekly Menu

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In recent years, the USDA replaced the very well-known “food guide pyramid” with the almost-insulting, super simple “plate method”. In brief, half of your (9 inch) plate should be filled with fruits and vegetables, 1/4 of the plate should be filled with lean protein, and the remaining 1/4 of the plate with a starch/carbohydrate. At… 

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Blackened Salmon Tacos with Corn Salsa and Cilantro-Lime Ranch

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About a week ago, my breast milk supply plummeted. I was devastated and could only correlate the reduction in supply to the absence of lactation cookies in my diet. While I don’t that lactation cookies are 100% to thank for good milk supply (though I’d be okay with that – I have modified the recipe… 

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Cheesy Broccoli Soup

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 Tonight marks the beginning of the outdoor hockey season. The high here today is a whopping 31 degrees and by the time my blades hit the ice at 9:10pm, I imagine the wind chill will have it feeling in the low 20′s. But I really shouldn’t complain. Outdoor hockey is 5 minutes from my house… 

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Quinoa Almond Flour Pancakes

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 Sooooooo it’s probably a bad thing I’ve been living in yoga pants and men’s boxers the past 7 weeks, huh? Maternity leave is ROUGH, let me tell ya. It’s Mr. Prevention’s theory that people who wear scrubs gain weight more easily because in super comfy, loose clothes all day at work, it’s harder to gauge… 

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