Meatless Monday: Chopped Apple Salad with Toasted Walnuts, Blue Cheese and Pomegranate Vinaigrette


When I was in college and visited the campus rec center for a sweat session, I often laughed at people on the elliptical (coughcouhgTHETAsororitygirlscoughcough). Unlike some people, I wasn’t afraid to sweat. I didn’t go to the gym to socialize, sport my boom-boom shorts, and/or pick-up guys. That’s what the internet is for, right? But… Read more →

Tempeh Bacon “BLT”


After last weekend and the major eat-fest that I oh-so-thoroughly enjoyed, I’ve buckled down this week. I worked out when I didn’t want to…four times since Monday, in fact. I pushed myself to go a bit harder or longer during said workouts. Good job, self. You’ve burned about 40% of that lemon turnover from last… Read more →

Shrimp Korma over Basmati Rice


Mr. Prevention walked in the door yesterday and immediately groaned, “Ew, what smells like coconut?!” First, it is a mystery to me as to how anyone could hate the smell of coconut. And second, I’m a bit shocked (and impressed) by his sense of smell. The smell he was complaining of was that of my… Read more →

Chili Contest: Entry #5 – Vegetarian Chili with Peanut Butter


The Illini have a bye-week and I am headed to San Fran this morning for the Foodbuzz Festival! I’m very excited to meet some of my favorite bloggers and have a weekend packed with tons of wonderful food! Bonus for not missing (another) Illini game due to work or travel! But before I left, I… Read more →

Red Wine Spaghetti with Seared Scallops


Sometimes Mr. Prevention and I have very bizarre conversations. Last week, we were ranking in order of preference various seafood such as crab, lobster, scallops, shrimp, and mussels. And then arguing about which seafood is better and why. In order of mt most favorite to least favorite, I would choose crab, scallops, lobster, mussels, and… Read more →

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