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 →

Salad with Blueberries, Grapes, and Almond Honey Mustard Dressing

Salad with Blueberries, Grapes, and Almond Honey Mustard Dressing 3

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 →

Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal with Apples and Cinnamon

Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal with Apples and Cinnamon 4

I didn’t wear a jacket to work yesterday…for the first time in, like, forever. At least 7 months, which is about 3-4 months too long. We had the windows in the kitchen at work open. The breeze was refreshing and crisp. I was crawling out of my skin, anxious to leave work for the 50… Read more →

Chili Mac + Weekly Menu

Chili Mac 1

My in-laws came in for a bit of the weekend and I was excited to see them. Yes, I’m fortunate…I actually like my in-laws. Quite a lot, actually. They also brought their very youthful dog, Harry, who was quite the handful for our lazy Lily dog. My father-in-law has turned into an avid beer connoisseur,… Read more →



for new recipes and inspiration!