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Soul-Satisfying Chicken Noodle Soup

Soul Satisfying Chicken Noodle Soup | emilylevenson.com

Homemade chicken noodle soup cures what ails you, even if that’s just hunger pains. It’s hearty, it’s filling, and it’s just what the doctor ordered. So hunker down with a steaming hot bowl of this soul-satisfying chicken noodle soup you’ll be ready to take on whatever comes your way.  The first time I attempted to make chicken noodle soup from scratch, I was 6 weeks pregnant and craving all thing chicken. So I called My Mama and asked her for the low-down on how to make my own stock and soup. She was more than happy to oblige, albeit a little weirded out that I was craving it at the tail end...

What can gratitude do for you?

What can a regular gratitude practice do for you?

Now that we’ve officially entered into November, talk about giving thanks (AKA gratitude) is beginning to crop up everywhere. And for good reason. According to research, gratitude is an incredibly powerful tool. Used regularly, it can help you feel better, both physically and mentally. Some of the benefits of a regular gratitude practice: fewer aches and pains more (and better) relationships enhanced empathy reduced aggression better sleep improved self-esteem more resilience more energy increased time spent exercising increased productivity and work performance (Sourced from here, here, and here.) Gratitude: the more you do it, the better you’ll feel. (That’s what she said.) I’m ever grateful for the number of posts talking about...

Thai-Style Pineapple Fried Rice with Beef

Thai Style Fried Rice with Beef | emilylevenson.com

Take your fried rice to the next level with this Thai-Style Pineapple Fried Rice with Beef. It’s super flexible and super delicious. The best part? It comes together in mere minutes. Every now and then, I stumble across a recipe on Pinterest that is, simply put, amazing. That’s not to say that I don’t find good recipes. Or things that we enjoy making on a regular basis. But AMAZING is hard to come by. Particularly when you have to avoid a whole lot of ingredients like eggs, tomatoes, peppers, sriracha, and chili sauce. So when I stumbled across a recipe for Thai Pineapple Fried Rice over at COOKIE + kate, I...

Stop stressing and start living the life you want.

Here are 5 things you can do right now to stop stressing and start living the life you want. Because no one wants to feel overwhelmed and anxious all the time. Want more out of life than feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and stressed out all the time? Are your health, your relationships, and your waistline paying the price? Loretta LaRoche had it right when she said that life isn’t a stress rehearsal. Stop stressing. Start living. Here are five things you can do right now to stop stressing and start living the life you want....

Pumpkin Brownies (Gluten Free, Vegan)

Pumpkin Brownies | gluten free, dairy free, nightshade free, egg free, vegan

It’s fall and that means pumpkin is finding it’s way into everything, including these dairy free, grain free, vegan pumpkin brownies. Your taste buds will thank you for being so damn festive.  I love brownies. As in LOVE. LOVE. LOVE. brownies. They are perhaps one of the greatest food inventions ever. The gooey chocolately awesomeness just cannot be replicated. Chocolate cake is great, but it’s NOT brownies. Chocolate mousse? Also great. Also not brownies. Chocolate cookies? Yeah. SO not brownies....