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how taking care of your body will allow your soul to achieve a higher level of happiness


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Filet Mignon with Cauliflower Purée

Uh Oh. Getting fancy over here. I’ve been watching a lot of Chopped recently and MAN they make a lot of purées. I thought I’d make one of my own!

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Chicken with Mango Salsa

If you ask my mother-in-law what I like to eat for dinner, she’ll tell you chicken is not always my favorite protein. I used to be a liiiiiitle picky and there were a few times I would (hopefully, subtly and politely) opt out of the chicken for a PB & J sandwich. She still makes fun of me till this day, and rightfully so.

This recipe is an easy way to add flavor to chicken [not that my my mother-in-law’s chicken wasn’t flavorful 😉 ] In this recipe you’ll find a sweet and spicy mango salsa paired with juicy chicken! Clean up your drool and start cooking!

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Sweet n’ Sour Chicken

Sauces can make or break your dish. It’s also difficult to find a sauce you like without trying 20 different variations before you make the right one. I am here to tell you I have found THEE perfect sweet n’ sour sauce. Your search for the sweet n’ sour sauce of your dreams ends with this blog post.

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Sweet Potato & Brussel Sprout Hash

Oh veggies…you are so hard to get enough of.

Since it’s hard to get the veggies our bodies need, I try to make a big pan full of veggies once a week. One of my recent favorites is a Sweet Potato & Brussel Sprout Hash. I never really cooked with brussel sprouts before but they are great when paired with something sweet like the lovely sweet potato. The sugary flavor, soft texture of the sweet potatoes balance the earthy, crunchy flavor of the brussel sprouts. I’m so in love that I make this once a week!

I hope you’ll love it, too!

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