Fruit and Nut Shortbread Cookies


Remember how my mom told me not to bring any baked good homes? Well, of course I did. And guess who wasn’t upset by my doing so? Imagine. That. In my family, I serve as the conscience for everyone at the table. I’m the gate keeper of the salt, butter, and other unhealthy and unnecessary… Read more →

Super Simple Pumpkin Yogurt


This week had a really rough start. Monday was a 2 hour commute home thanks to snow, bad drivers, and then, an accident on the highway that blocked all 4 lanes. I was in foul humor by the time I got home and Mr. Prevention offered up his culinary specialty: delivery pizza. I opted for… Read more →

Meatless Monday and Recipe Repeat: Crustless Pumpkin Pie


Mr. Prevention and I always have our best conversations when we’re in the car. Short distances or long, we always find something engaging to discuss. On our way to dinner Saturday night, we were discussing the holidays and pondering that perhaps we should host Easter next year up in Michigan. We were thinking about the… Read more →

Whole Wheat Baked Pumpkin Donuts with Chocolate Frosting


I went to bed Friday night without much on the agenda for the weekend. In fact, my goal for the weekend was to get plenty of sleep and to do something relaxing…like read a book. I have about 10 books laying around that have bookmarks just a few pages or chapters deep. At this point,… Read more →

Gluten-Free Apple Crisp


Growing up, my family’s idea of a “vacation” was going to the race track in Wisconsin to watch my dad race his vintage Corvette. Looking back, the 100 degree days on black asphalt, gasoline fumes, burnt bratwursts, and far-from-sanitary bathroom situation was a far cry from a vacation in the traditional sense, but looking back… Read more →

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