Salad with Blueberries, Grapes, and Almond Honey Mustard Dressing

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Yesterday was a day of highs and lows. I woke up still plagued with a headache that was going on day 2.5 and I was just…over it. I peeked outside (into the pitch black – ugh) and gasped over the reality of 6+ inches of snow falling overnight. I hate when the weather reports don’t… Read more →

Cheesy Taco Soup

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I thoroughly enjoyed the winter Olympics…almost as much as I enjoy the summer Olympics. Or college (Illini) sports. Yes, even when they lose in basketball to Michigan by, like, 30 points. Gaaah. But as a side note on the Olympics, I really do not understand curling. Atallwhatsoever. By the middle of week 2 of the… Read more →

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: Crock Pot Cincinnati-Style Chili

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By the time my annual chili contest wraps up, I swear off chili for a solid few weeks. Chili for 10-12 weeks straight is…enough. Even for me. But after a few weeks, sure enough…I’m back to happily enjoying chili. I don’t stay away for long, regardless of the season. Good thing, too, since I still… Read more →

Chicken Enchiladas with Poblano Sauce + Weekly Menu

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Mr. Prevention has always appreciate the four seasons the Midwest enjoys each year. On Valentine’s Day, we hadn’t made any solid plans because I wasn’t quite sure what his jet-lag status would be after his return from China, but around 9pm, we decided to go out to dinner. Somewhat jokingly, I suggested one of the… Read more →



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