Italian Salad with Prosciutto, Peperoncini, and Parmesan + Weekly Menu

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When you don’t have kids of your own, predicting what’s kid-friendly and what’s not can be quite challenging. I often come to my conclusion based on whether or not Mr. Prevention would eat xyz food and that’s usually a pretty good indication of how kid-friendly it truly is. That said, some kids are really good… Read more →

Cheesy Taco Soup

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I thoroughly enjoyed the winter Olympics…almost as much as I enjoy the summer Olympics. Or college (Illini) sports. Yes, even when they lose in basketball to Michigan by, like, 30 points. Gaaah. But as a side note on the Olympics, I really do not understand curling. Atallwhatsoever. By the middle of week 2 of the… Read more →

Recipe Repeat: Buffalo Chicken Tacos

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Working in a department of all women is often times challenging, but mostly a riot. Some of my staff treat me like the daughter they hold with great regard and some treat me like their big sister they’d never cross — there’s that perfect balance of work and play with there always being respect and… Read more →

BBQ Chicken and Pineapple Quesadilla

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I find it particularly interesting to learn about kids’ eating habits. The great lengths some parents go to…just to put a wholesome meal on the table…that their kids will actually eat. There are cookbooks devoted to disguising vegetables in “kid food” (I hate that term). I mean, this is big stuff. Listening to parents’ woes… Read more →

15-Minute Wonton Soup + Weekly Menu

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I have very mixed feelings about surprises. The surprise of what Mr. Prevention or my sister-in-law will give as gifts, I love. They’re both great gift-givers and I always like being on the receiving end because lord knows, they’re both impossible to shop for. Truly. Impossible. Mr. Prevention has resorted to emailing me links and… Read more →



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