Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad with Creamy Poppyseed Dressing

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Sometimes when people ask where I’m from, I don’t know how to answer. Originally from? Currently from? Recently from? In my early adult life I’ve lived in 4 different states (Illinois, Oklahoma, Ohio, and Michigan). Originally from Chicago, currently from Michigan, and most recently from Ohio. The lovely Oklahoma was thrown into the mix after… Read more →

Banana Wheat Germ Pancakes

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I do quite a bit of grocery shopping for work. Trust me, it’s one of my least favorite parts about my job. The grocery store in heels? Nooooo thank you. I am cut from the cloth of I-didn’t-even-get-out-of-my-jammies-to-grocery-shop. And make-up? Meh, whatever is leftover from the day before, if any. It’s just not an activity… Read more →

15-Minute BBQ Chicken Pizza + Weekly Menu

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I was feeling a little overwhelmed at work yesterday. I had a schedule jam packed with way too much….especially for a Friday. My last patient of the day about melted my heart. Maybe it’s the hormones? But when we wrapped up, I asked if I could give her a hug. I sensed she needed it…. Read more →

Chicken Enchilada Verdes

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Craig’s List is an interesting, interesting place. I remember when I moved into an apartment in grad school and my roommate and I wanted a big TV…on a budget. We found a 36-inch tube TV off Craig’s List for $100 and were over the moon with excitement. The seller was even offering to drop it… Read more →

Ultimate BLT Grilled Cheese + Weekly Menu

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I used to so look forward to Fridays after work and sipping on a cold beer to wind down from the long work week. I’d generally try to get my workout out of the way in the morning and plan to just veg after work, gearing up for the weekend. I’ve never been the type… Read more →



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