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 →

The Best Black Bean Brownies

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Happy VALENTINE’S Day! I love V-day. It’s the sap in me. A day involving love, chocolate, and flowers…I’m in. Very in. When I got home from work yesterday, I found a box of chocolate-covered strawberries waiting for me at the door. The card read, “Please save some for me! See you tomorrow. Love, Mark and… Read more →

Chocolate Banana Smoothie

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I had a patient yesterday that was absolutely hilarious. Somehow, he wandered onto the topic of what Mr. Prevention likes to eat. People are often curious, I think, as to whether or not I have a lot of say over what Mr. P eats and/or if he eats junk. The short answer to those questions… Read more →

Meatless Monday: Peanut Butter Trail Mix Bars

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Before my group tennis lesson on Saturday, my friend and I were watching her 3-year-old take his tennis lesson. Such a cutie. So cute that he swung the racquet more like a hockey stick or golf club, but it didn’t matter — he was having a blast. As soon as he saw he had an… Read more →

Chocolate Brownie Cookies + Weekly Menu

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Friday night we did absolutely nothing. I worked way too late for a Friday night and came home to find Mr. Prevention and Lily snuggled up on the air mattress in our bedroom. You see, Lily dog isn’t allowed on furniture or in the bed, yet she refuses to let you enjoy a nap or… Read more →



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