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Turnip and Bean Slaw

Try Chef Courtney’s Turnip and Bean Slaw recipe. You’ll have it done in no time and everyone will love it! Prep time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 4 Radishes 20 Pole Beans 1 Sweet Onion 3 Cloves Garlic 1 Red Pepper 1/2 Cabbage Head 1 Cup Mayo 2 Teaspoons of Salt 1 Teaspoon of Pepper 1 Teaspoon…

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Coconut Bars

Chef Courtney’s Coconut Bars were a hit for today’s snack! Try this recipe with your family! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup – all purpose flour 1/2 cup – canola oil 1/2 cup – shredded coconut 1 tsp – baking soda 1/2 tsp – salt 1 1/4 tsp – cinnamon 2 – eggs 2 tsp – vanilla…

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Back in action at SoulShine!

I have returned from maternity leave and am back in action at SoulShine! My sweet Smith is three months old next week. It’s been a wild ride adjusting to having three little ones but my mind has settled from the adjustment and I am more excited than ever about all the awesome that SoulShine will…

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Veggie Burgers

Chef Courtney prepared Veggie Burgers for the children’s lunch and they loved it! Try this delicious recipe at home! Ingredients: 1 tbsp- salt 1 tbsp- cumin 1 tsp- black coarse pepper 1 cup- chopped broccoli 1/2 cup- diced carrots 1/2 cup- diced sweet potatoes 1/2 cup- red potatoes 1/3 cup- chopped kale 1/4 cup- chopped…

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The Five Love Languages of Children

Our newest bundle of love, Smith Gerhart SengStack, joined our family on November 19th. Over the next few months, we will be navigating our new normal, a family of five! One of the challenges in adding a new addition to the family, is making sure that the current members get their fair share of love and…

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Spinach Cheese Ravioli

Need a way to get your little one to eat or even try Spinach? Try Chef Courtney’s Spinach Cheese Ravioli at home! Ravioli Dough Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups-all purpose flour 1 cup- boiling water 2-eggs Directions: Measure the flour into a bowl, boil the water. Carefully measure the boiling water and pour into bowl of…

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Expect Nothing. Appreciate Everything.

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday! It may sound cheesy, but I really do love to give thanks. I feel incredibly blessed in my life and enjoy passing sincere gratitude forward, so celebrating an entire day to this concept brings me joy. I believe my kids know gratitude. It may not always be sincere,…

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Fall Gumbo

Try Chef Courtney’s Fall Gumbo recipe! With cooler weather, this seasonal dish was a hit with the children! Ingredients: 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 medium tomato, chopped 1 1/2 cups chopped onion 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon vegetarian Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1…

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Pumpkin Cake Bars

Chef Courtney’s Pumpkin Cake Bars were a hit at snack! Try this recipe with your family this weekend! Ingredients: 1/2 cup- vegetable oil 1 cup- brown sugar 1/2 cup- agave 4- large eggs 1/2 tsp- vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups- pumpkin puree 1 tsp- baking soda 1 tsp- baking powder 1/2 tsp- salt 1 1/2…

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Courage to Start – Strength to Endure – Resolve to Finish

Courage to start. Change doesn’t come easy, but what good thing does? Whether you are changing your eating habits, your morning routine, or just trying to make more time to connect with those around you, it can feel like a lot. I love BIG change! I’m constantly trying to change things up. Whether it’s moving…

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