Recipe Repeat: Coconut-Almond Bars {Kind Bar Copycat}

Coconut-Almond Bars 3

I’m depressed. We’re leaving 88 degree Cabo San Lucas for 30′s and grey in the Midwest. It has been 5 days of REAL fruit strawberry smoothies, guacamole poolside (truly, is there anything better than that?), a bit of vitamin D, and kicking my own butt on the treadmill since my conversion from miles to kilometers… Read more →

Cashew Chicken and Pasta Salad

Cashew Chicken and Pasta Salad 2

Do you get into April Fools? Work was sending around some emails about having the directors color coordinate as a joke for the CEO during a meeting tomorrow…we were also all going to report “risk” in our departments to really try to cause her blood pressure to rise. Evil coworkers. See, as someone who is… Read more →

Honey-Lime Tequila Shrimp Tacos with Avocado and Chipotle Cream {Flavor MyPlate}

Honey Lime Tequila Shrimp Tacos 4

When approached by McCormick to be one of their Health & Wellness Content Partners, there was no decision to be made. No matter what level of cooking one participates in, spices and flavor are a must. There are countless ways to make a recipe full of flavor, some healthier than others (cough, cough…saturated fat, salt,… Read more →

Italian Salad with Prosciutto, Peperoncini, and Parmesan + Weekly Menu

Italian Salad with Prosciutto, Peperoncini, and Parmesan 1

When you don’t have kids of your own, predicting what’s kid-friendly and what’s not can be quite challenging. I often come to my conclusion based on whether or not Mr. Prevention would eat xyz food and that’s usually a pretty good indication of how kid-friendly it truly is. That said, some kids are really good… Read more →

Crispy Baked Chicken with Egg and Arugula Salad

Crispy Baked Chicken with Egg and Arugula Salad 3

My mom always used to say I loved to talk about food. Granted, my relationship with food as a child was, for some reason, obsessive. And not surprisingly, I was overweight. Quite overweight. When I started cooking for myself in college, it was very basic stuff. I did a lot of whole wheat pasta with… Read more →



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