Pesto Chicken Lasagna 1

Pesto Chicken Lasagna + Weekly Menu

I hope you have all been healthier than I these past few days. I didn’t think much of my sore throat that started last week Monday (6 days ago now), especially since it was strangely isolated to one side of my throat. Tuesday brought on some of the same, with the soreness being at its…

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Cumin-Rubbed Chicken with Guacamole Sauce 3

Cumin-Rubbed Chicken with Guacamole Sauce + Weekly Menu

I must confess that Mr. P and I were in bed by 9:30pm on both Friday and Saturday nights. We are PARTY animals, let me tell ya. I felt a little less pathetic when my parents, who are acclimated to central time (an hour behind us), were ready to hit the hay…at 8:30pm their time….

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Blueberry Coconut Baked Oatmeal 2

Blueberry Coconut Baked Oatmeal + Weekly Menu

Today I had breakfast for breakfast and breakfast for lunch. My first breakfast was in a rush, on my way out the door to my tennis lesson…and in a moment of weakness. What better way to finish off my latte than with a donut (and a side of guilt) for breakfast? Sigh. Mr. Prevention is…

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One Pot Spicy Taco Rice Skillet 3

One Pot Spicy Taco Rice Skillet + Weekly Menu

How hard is it to get back in the groove after the holidays? Ugh. I’m guessing most of you are dreading a full work week ahead, just like me. Couple that with just coming off a 12 week maternity leave and Michigan’s first real cold front of the season and UGGGGGGGGGGH. No words can describe how…

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Pomegranate, Pear, and Pistachio Salad 3

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

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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