Recipe Repeat: Coconut-Almond Bars {Kind Bar Copycat}

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I’m depressed. We’re leaving 88 degree Cabo San Lucas for 30′s and grey in the Midwest. It has been 5 days of REAL fruit strawberry smoothies, guacamole poolside (truly, is there anything better than that?), a bit of vitamin D, and kicking my own butt on the treadmill since my conversion from miles to kilometers… Read more →

Cashew Chicken and Pasta Salad

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Do you get into April Fools? Work was sending around some emails about having the directors color coordinate as a joke for the CEO during a meeting tomorrow…we were also all going to report “risk” in our departments to really try to cause her blood pressure to rise. Evil coworkers. See, as someone who is… Read more →

Honey-Lime Tequila Shrimp Tacos with Avocado and Chipotle Cream {Flavor MyPlate}

Honey Lime Tequila Shrimp Tacos 4

When approached by McCormick to be one of their Health & Wellness Content Partners, there was no decision to be made. No matter what level of cooking one participates in, spices and flavor are a must. There are countless ways to make a recipe full of flavor, some healthier than others (cough, cough…saturated fat, salt,… Read more →

Tortellini Chili

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Has anyone else seen that Facebook photo/joke that shows a snowy yard with snow-covered trees and the caption says something about not dyeing the Easter eggs and just saying “good luck!” to the kids? I laughed, like, really hard at that one. The talk around the Great Lakes is that our long-awaited beach time during… Read more →

Baked Strawberry Donuts

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Mr. Prevention and I have jobs that couldn’t really be any more different. He works in the corporate world, is highly professional (not that I’m not, but there may be an occasional “yo yo yo” in a work email…and plenty of smiley faces), and travels the world on business. I would not care for any… Read more →



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