BBQ Chicken Drumsticks


Has anyone seen my motivation? No, seriously. It has gone missing. I ran a 5K last weekend in under 30 minutes – quite the accomplishment for me, and ever since, the last thing I want to do is workout. I managed a workout yesterday, however, between the farmer’s market marketing for the hospital and serving… Read more →

Chicken Souvlaki


Sunday was the Steelhead Iron Man here in St. Joseph, Michigan. Mr. Prevention was asked about 3-4 weeks ago if he wanted to do the half marathon portion of the relay. An ex-collegiate swimmer swam the 1.2 mile swim in Lake Michigan, our friend rode the 56 mile bike, and Mr. Prevention tagged off to… Read more →

20-Minute Chicken Enchiladas + Weekly Menu


I’m all for advancements in technology. The open road tolling transponder in my car that keeps me from stopping at every last toll in all of the Midwest states might be the best invention ever. My cell phone is within arms reach…always. I don’t leave home without it. I do everything from take pictures on… Read more →

Ground Lamb and Hummus Pita “Pizzas” + Weekly Menu


The dog had me up at the asinine hour of 6am yesterday. Okay, 6:40am. Still, for a Saturday (and perrrrrfect sleeping weather) with nothing on the agenda, that’s a nightmare. Knowing she wouldn’t leave me to sleep in peace, I retreated to the coffee pot and started working on recipes for the cookbook. I’ve been… Read more →

Baby Potato Salad + Weekly Menu


Who doesn’t love a good potato salad? If you don’t, I must seriously question your taste in food. Sorry, no offense. A while back, I polled readers to ask if they enjoyed when I post my weekly menu. The response was overwhelmingly, “YES!” and indeed, Sundays (Weekly Menu day) are busy on my blog. Much… Read more →

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