Easy Garlic Dill Refrigerator Pickles + Weekly Menu

Easy Garlic Dill Refrigerator Pickles 4

No, this won’t be some diatribe about how the pregnant woman NEEEEEEEEDED pickles stat. But the pickles I made (8 quarts for anyone curious ) a few weeks ago are…safe. Power has been restored to my humble abode after a full 3 1/2 days without. I’ve never been so glad for Mr. Prevention’s thinking on… Read more →

Roasted Vegetable and Black Bean Tacos {vegan}

Roasted Vegetable and Black Bean Tacos 4

Yesterday was such an off day – eating wise and just in general. I was beyond exhausted by the time I got home from work. I held down the couch for 30 minutes or so to gain a second wind for the evening. Where’s this second trimester bliss I hear pregnant women raving about? I… Read more →

Meatless Monay: General Tso’s Tofu

General Tso's Tofu 4

Last week I had the honor of speaking at the Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic Annual Meeting in Bay City (if you were there, make my day and say hi in a comment!). The whole 2 days was amazing — meeting RD’s from around the state, learning (because let’s face it, I’m a total… Read more →

Chocolate Banana Smoothie

Chocolate Banana Smoothie 4

I had a patient yesterday that was absolutely hilarious. Somehow, he wandered onto the topic of what Mr. Prevention likes to eat. People are often curious, I think, as to whether or not I have a lot of say over what Mr. P eats and/or if he eats junk. The short answer to those questions… Read more →

Meatless Monday: Field Greens with Pear Vinaigrette

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Explaining to people what a “food blogger” is (does?) can be…awkward? Complicated? I’m not really sure, but I always get tongue-tied with my response. How do you explain, “I make food, take pictures of it, and post it online,” and make it sound…cool. Because let’s face it, food blogging is totally cool in every way…. Read more →



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