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Beef + Veggie Bento Bowl

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In need of a new and healthy lunch option? This beef and veggie bento bowl is a wonderful alternative! If you haven’t caught on already through previous posts, I love throwing together a colorful protein bowl. They’re fairly simple, quick to make and have everything you need. This one particularly is packed with protein, veggies and has a ton of nutritional value to keep you well fueled throughout the day. It’s like the ultimate protein bowl with a little Japanese twist.

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Mango Chutney Chicken with Red Rice + Kale

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What I love about this recipe is that it contains only a few ingredients but it tastes like it has a zillion! It’s very easy to put together and holds such savory flavor from the tangy mango chutney. The chutney tends to slightly caramelize when baked and having this paired with the sautéed kale and rice is simply divine. It’s a lovely dish to enjoy during the cool fall weather with its spicy, sweet and warm flavor. 


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Egg Drop Miso Soup

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Looking to make a healthy dinner in less than 10 minutes? This savory and hearty egg drop miso soup is your answer. The base of the broth is created from white miso which is heavenly. It holds a wonderfully rich and savory flavor which really pulls the dish together. I’m originally from the Big Island (Hawaii) and grew up surrounded by dishes similar to this with Japanese influence. This lovely soup is made in my home frequently as it’s simple yet nutritious and the flavor is divine! It warms your heart and belly all at the same time. Between the tofu and eggs, your bound to get a healthy dose of high quality protein which leaves you feeling both satisfied and satiated. 

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Paleo Pork + Veggie Roast

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This is a 1 pot meal. You literally throw everything into your slow cooker and voila! It is the perfect dinner to have on a chilly fall evening and during the week when the last thing you want to do is stand over your stove. All it takes is a little prep work and plugging in your slow cooker. I love coming home to this delectable roast knowing that I have to do absolutely nothing but grab a plate and pour myself a glass of wine!

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Pecorino Romano Broccoli Cakes

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Treat yourself to these crispy broccoli cakes, truth be told the flavor is fabulous! These little guys provide a warm and toasty meal for the chilly fall weather. They take all but 20 minutes to put together and are quite nutritious. I love having a veggie fueled meal when it comes to lunch and dinner. Broccoli is nutrient dense and is packed with vitamin C. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant which can protect the body from damaging free radicals. In addition broccoli on its own is low in calories and contains a wonderful source of dietary fiber.

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Roasted Butternut Squash + Swiss Chard Protein Bowl

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Embrace the cool fall weather with this warm and delicious roasted butternut squash and swiss chard protein bowl. This dish highlights flavors of fall while being healthy and nutritious. I love taking traditionally hearty ingredients and creating something a bit lighter while still packed with flavor. This is a wonderful go-to week night dinner option and it’s super easy to throw together. The sweetness of the warmly roasted butternut squash paired with slightly salty sautéed swiss chard is quite gratifying. It’s the perfect healthy comfort dish for a cool evening and celebrating fall!

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