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Thank you @misenkitchen for sending me the chefs knife! I was so sad that our old one chipped! Also thank you for stocking me up with your stainless steel set 🥹🙏🏽
this is for all my people feeling burnt out and exhausted from waiting on opportunities to come. especially those sitting and wondering why advocacy for basic human rights comes with such a heavy price tag. i want you to know this. go create your opportunities. the worst thing you can do to yourself in this moment is not getting up and staying in your own hand. don’t let yourself stop you from making your dreams come to reality.
One knife that does it all 💁🏻‍♀️
How lucky are we that our children have their grandparents in their lives? Life is so short, don’t take this time with them for granted 🥹🥺
Little Eats | Quick and Easy High Protein Waffles for Kids 

Makes 4
1 egg 
1/4 cup cheese
1/4 cup all purpose flour 
1/4 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp milk 
1 tbsp avocado oil 
Minced broccoli 
Minced shallot 
Salt + pepper to taste
Pinch of paprika 
torn turkey deli meat (you can use a different protein here like beef or turkey bacon or even cooked ground meat) 

1. Combine everything in a mixing bowl til it turns into a lightly thin batter
2. Spray your waffle maker with avocado oil and add the mixture to the waffle maker
3. Once done, let them cool on a cooling rack
4. Serve into preferred bite sizes for kids
* Pairs really well with sliced apples and some milk 🥰
Pistachio + Avocado Muffins 🥑 ✨

1 avocado
1 1/4 cup of granulated sugar
½ cup of avocado oil
1 cup of milk
½ cup of pistachios
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 
1 tablespoon of vanilla extract 

For the dry ingredients:
3 cups of all-purpose plain flour
3 teaspoons of baking powder
¼ teaspoon of baking soda
A pinch of salt

1. Preheat your oven 350°F 
2. In a food processor or blender mix in your wet ingredients along with pistachio and avocado and blend until smooth. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl
3. Add the dry ingredients to the bowl and mix until just combined
4. Fold in the chocolate chips *optional*
5. Use an ice cream scoop or a large spoon to divide the batter into the muffin pan
6. If desired, sprinkle additional chocolate chips and chopped pistachios on top of the muffins.
7. Bake the muffins for 18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into a muffin comes out mostly clean

*pro-tip: store these in an airtight container to maintain freshness for 3 days. You can freeze them in a ziploc for the mornings you need something reheated fast!