Crispy Brussels Sprouts Salad

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Brussels Sprouts are a rockstar veggie. I am a huge fan of them. But not so long ago, brussels sprouts weren’t welcomed on my plate with open arms.

I know I shouldn’t judge a book by its cover a veggie by its smell, but it’s hard not to. Boiled brussels sprouts smell like old shoes in my opinion, and that’s just wrong.

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Pumpkin “Ice Cream”

 A healthy, three ingredient soft serve “ice cream” that is perfect to celebrate the Fall season even if it doesn’t feel like Fall yet,


 As much as I want it to, it just doesn’t feel like Fall here yet.

The high on Thursday was 91°… yep, October 2nd and it’s 91°

So while I’d love to be making big batches of soup and turning on my oven to bake casseroles and doughnut holes and what not, I just can’t bear it yet.

Not until it gets under 75° do I really start to get into the Fall season foods.

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Breakfast Quinoa

I love love love breakfast, and I get on these kicks where I eat the same breakfast every single day for like a year.

My senior year in college and the first year I was in graduate school, I had a bowl of oatmeal and a few egg muffins {or a hard-boiled egg} every day.

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Coconut Almond Granola

I absolutely love granola! It’s one of my favorite breakfast-snack hybrids.

It’s crunchy, sweet, and delicious.

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However, it’s one of those sneaky little devils that is presumed to be really healthy but it’s typically packed with calories, sugar, and fat.

Most store-bought granola has the same nutritional value as a cookie… I don’t know about you, but for the same nutritional value, I’d much rather eat a cookie than granola.

The best way to remedy that problem is to make your own granola, and fortunately, it’s surprisingly easy.

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