Peaches & Cream Popsicles


I’m in a workout rut. I’m beginning to get way too good at making up excuses as to why I don’t lift weights, for example. The past 15 years, I’ve been consistent with my cardiovascular exercise. I don’t know that I’ve ever gone more than a handful of brief stretches where I didn’t workout regularly…. Read more →

Jalapeño-Buttermilk Brined Grilled Chicken + Weekly Menu & Chili Contest Info


The photographer who shot my wedding, also took the head shot that’s in my cookbook. He and his wife actually came to my parent’s house yesterday to get their copy of the cookbook signed. It was so fun. They made the Caprese Quinoa Patties with Balsamic Ricotta first from the book and absolutely loved them…. Read more →

Perfect Iced Coffee


My patient load is very sporadic at work, but yesterday I had rapid fire patients in the afternoon. It was quite the challenge, especially when some show up early and others show up late. My last patient of the day recently made a change that was praise-worthy – he had quit drinking two 2-liters a… Read more →

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 →

Coriander Grilled Salmon with Cilantro-Yogurt Sauce


Sunday evening, Mr. Prevention and I saw The Heat. I was really expecting a great movie, but we were both super underwhelmed. It wasn’t that the movie wasn’t funny, it was just so long. It seemed to drag on and on. Truth be told, we left with just a few minutes left in the movie…. Read more →

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