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Healthy Slow Cooker Chili

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Now that fall has officially started, I have been in the mood to whip up a batch of homemade chili. Having a full schedule during the week and even on weekends, I’m a huge fan of slow cooker recipes. I decided to take my go-to chili recipe and turn it into a slow cooker one to help save on time. I love that with slow cookers, you can literally throw all ingredients into one pot and just walk away – how wonderful is that?!Instead of using butter, I turned to coconut oil for browning my onions, which I’m obsessed with. […]

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Healthy Shrimp Scampi with Risotto

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For those of you who are looking for quick dinner ideas, you came to the right spot! I’m a big advocate of meal prepping and taking food to work for lunches, however I make the effort each night to have a nice home cooked meal for dinner. Time can be a factor in deciding what to make for dinner, especially if you have little ones running around or get home from work late. This is where finding protein packed, quick meals, are essential to my daily routine. I chose to whip up shrimp scampi with risotto, which took me a […]

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Vegan Creamy Coconut Pumpkin Soup

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I can’t believe it’s November. We finally had our first real cool night, so that is making it a little more believable that it’s not summer anymore… but this year is just flying by! I’m okay with that if it means more pumpkin in my life. I like sweet pumpkin treats, but I like savory even more and my Creamy Coconut Pumpkin Soup is amazingly easy to make and not at all sweet… but it’s still a treat! My mom has been making her famous pumpkin soup for years and we look forward to enjoying it each year. This year […]

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