Meatless Monday & Money Matters: Southwestern Pizza with Black Beans and Corn


Other than a killer run, laundry, and lesson planning…I did nothing this weekend. Nothing really productive, anyways. Yesterday, the only reason I got out of my fuzzy, warm robe was because I had to go play hockey. I started the day off with an attempt at Banana Nut Quinoa Bread. It was edible, but not… Read more →

Chicken with Creamy Chive Sauce over Potato and Celery Root Mash


I got home from class last night around 8:30 and I was starved. I had had leftovers for lunch, so I wanted something else so I asked Mr. Prevention what he had for dinner. “B-dubs,” he responded. (Chicken wings for those of you unfamiliar with the popular US chain). Of course, I thought. You see,… Read more →

Meyer Lemon Ricotta Pancakes {Classy Protein Pancakes}


I think I would like to rename these “classy protein pancakes”. For roughly 300 calories, you get a stack of pancakes (okay, 3…) and nearly 13 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber. Unlike your average flapjack, these are dense, but not dry. They’re filling but not heavy (in case that makes sense to… Read more →

Meatless Monday & Money Matters: Creamy Taco Mac


We were grocery shopping in Meijer yesterday afternoon when Mr. Prevention comes strolling up to the cart with his arms over-flowing with foods that get the side eye from me. When I flipped over his luncheon meat turkey package to point out the sodium nitrate, he responded with, “WTF is a nitrate and why do… Read more →



My first and only experience with Cioppino was in the form of a frozen, prepared meal from Trader Joe’s. One Saturday afternoon here recently, Mr. Prevention decided to earn some brownie points and do the unthinkable: feed ME for once! I’ll be honest, Trader Joe’s makes a decent frozen, prepared meal…but there’s only so much… Read more →

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