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Lentils and Cauliflower with Mustard Lemon Dressing

Today marked the end of the semester for me. No more finals, no more projects, I am finally done. To say I am excited is an understatement. While this semester wasn’t the hardest, it definitely seemed to linger on. I’m finding that the farther into my degree I get, the more it seems to drag.

But the good thing? I only have one more semester left. One more semester!

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Wheatberry Salad

 Wheatberries, quinoa, barley, farro, bulgar.

Say what?

 

 The amount of different grains we have today is astounding. How do you keep up? When each new one sounds different and looks the same, how are we to choose? Is this some conspiracy the food industry is making up to get us to pay $10 for a package of fancy rice?

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Swiss Macaroni and Cheese

Mac and cheese. Is there any other more comforting food in this world? Anything that sticks to your ribs in the best of ways leaving you feeling filled and content with life?

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Shredded Beef with Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

It really doesn’t get much better than a piece of meat that’s been slow cooking for hours. Whoever said that roast beef was bad either ate some that wasn’t cooked right or is an complete idiot.

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Brussel Sprouts Salad With Mustard Lemon Dressing

I don’t know about you guys but I’m still in the whole brussel sprouts craze. I think I’ve been stuck in it for about, oh, a good 5 years now? I just can’t get enough of them. Even after eating so many that I thought I would be sick, I still somehow manage to love this odd little earth shaped veggie.

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Cauliflower with Coconut Milk Curry

This is a little bit like one of my previous recipes, the coconut cauliflower curry. In fact it’s very similar, I just love this recipe.

This is one of those recipes that if you are trying to eat healthier but don’t want to feel deprived, you’ll be fine with this one. While yes, coconut milk is very calorie dense, coconut milk also is very filling. I got so full from just a few pieces of cauliflower because of the coconut milk coating my stomach. It’s perfect. And of course we all know how great cauliflower is for us, so why not get it in our diets somehow?

Enjoy!

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Fig and Goat Cheese Pork Loin

So… Christmas is almost here.

20 days. The countdown has begun.

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