(also known as regular-degular recipes)
Because you gon’ be hungry after all that crying.
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For when you need options
Stuffed Plantain Cups by Mayma, Dominica Gourmet
For when you're feeling creative
Empanada Dough 2 Ways by Chef Zee, Chef Zee Cooks
For when you need something delicious and portable
Egg Muffins—9 Ways by Life Made Sweeter
For when you’re feeling soft and fluffy
For when you’re feeling sweet and savory
Curry Chicken and Sweet Potato Galette by Alexander Hardy, Food + Wine
For a glorious pasta situation
Easy Weeknight Skillet Lasagna by Chef Resha, CarnalDish
For a delight that works as a solo or as a duet
Coconut Chickpea Curry by Jessica, Jessica In The Kitchen
For a new quiche paradigm
Sweet Potato Crust Quiche by Kristen, A Mindful Mom
For when you need some sabor
Pernil (Puerto Rican Roast Pork Shoulder) by Marta Rivera, Sense and Edibility
For when you want to summon The Itis
Alexander Hardy, getsomejoy’s griefKit
For when you want to switch the game up
Cajun Plantain Fries by Michelle Blackwood, Healthier Steps
For when you need a flavorful, multi-purpose foundation
Simple Green Seasoning Recipe by Asha’s Kitchen
For the munchies and other emergencies
Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes by Quin, Butter Be Ready
For a joy-filled sidepiece
Pork and Cabbage Spring Rolls by Aaron Hutcherson, The Hungry Hutch
Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese by Quin, Butter Be Ready
For when you need a grandma-approved pot of joy
Southern-Style Collard Greens with Smoked Turkey by Chef Resha, CarnalDish
For days that end in Y
Sweet Potato Macaroons by Jenné, Sweet Potato Soul
For when ice cream is the answer
Easy No-Churn Ice Cream by Life Made Simple
For soaking up tears
Lemon Glazed Blueberry Cinnamon Rolls by Chef Resha, CarnalDish
For moments when chocolate is the answer
Best Brownies Ever by Chef Resha, CarnalDish
For when you need a citrus moment in your life
Lemon Cake by Ina Garten, Food Network
For when you’re feeling decadent
Apple Streusel Cheesecake by Marta Rivera, Sense and Edibility
What meals or dishes that represent joy would you include on a love-infused menu? Somebody's favorites? Dishes that bring sweet memories or are associated with a happy tradition?
Celebrate someone you love with a joy-infused meal. Eat something that reminds you of someone you love. Enjoy a meal they loved or prepared for you. Have a meal for one or share your love-infused meal with others. Host a love-infused potluck and invite guests to bring a dish that represents joy to them. Share joyful stories and reflections if you’re up to it.
Reflect and write about a memory associated with a meal or dish that represents joy to you. What makes this dish so special? Who has prepared or enjoyed this dish with or for you? Can you prepare this meal? Set a timer for 15 or 30 minutes and reflect in a journal, a blank document, or a note in your phone.
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