Lightened Up Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese {Mac & Cheese MANIA!} + Weekly Menu

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I could never be vegan. More power to those who have it in them, but life without cheese is not a life worth living. I don’t mean to be melodramatic, but if my LDL-cholesterol is going up, it will be in the name of cheese! When Rachel and Brandy invited me to participate in Mac… Read more →

Recipe Repeat: Buffalo Chicken Tacos

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Working in a department of all women is often times challenging, but mostly a riot. Some of my staff treat me like the daughter they hold with great regard and some treat me like their big sister they’d never cross — there’s that perfect balance of work and play with there always being respect and… Read more →

Spicy Thai Shrimp Bowls + Weekly Menu

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Trying new restaurants and dishes is one of the few things Mr. Prevention and I have in common. It’s a good thing since we don’t have a ton in common… I’m emotional and often irrational, he is level-headed and even-keeled at all times. I’m an avid hockey lover/hockey player, completely enamored with the sport, and… Read more →

The Best BBQ Chicken Salad + Weekly Menu

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Running a hospital kitchen and cafeteria comes with…frustrations. When I started my job, the interim director was searching the internet for nutrition information that perhaps closely, but not all that accurately, reflected what was being served on the menu to display in the cafeteria. I’m all for posting nutrition information, but it is a serious… Read more →

Greek Stuffed Peppers

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It’s hard to believe tomorrow is Thanksgiving. Even with it being so late in the month this year, it still doesn’t quite feel like it’s here. I guess it’s official — the holidays are here. But this is not the time of year to throw everything healthy out the window. Not in the slightest. When… Read more →



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