Day 16: Get Yourself a Treat to Have with Dinner (You Deserve It!)

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Day 16: Monday, March 24
Today’s Assignment: Get yourself a treat to have with dinner
The Cooking Cure: See all assignments so far here

Congratulations! You made it to the last week of the Cooking Cure, and if all went well over the weekend, you have a whole entire week of homecooked meals planned, prepped, and ready to go. That’s no small feat! What’s that feeling? Oh, it’s called “being awesome.”

Considering that your plate might be a little full (pun intended…ahem) following through with your meal plans this week, we thought we’d keep today’s assignment light. Today, treat yourself to something special.

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Today’s Assignment (Estimated Time: 10 Minutes)

  1. Treat Yourself! Whether you’ve done the Cooking Cure from Day 1 or just stopped by for the meals that most needed Curing, this has been a big month! We think you deserve a little treat. Buy a bunch of flowers for your kitchen table. Or a pint of your favorite ice cream to eat after dinner. Or maybe a nice bottle of wine to serve with supper tonight! Pick up your treat on the way home from work today and enjoy it with your dinner tonight.
  2. Share Your Dinner: Feel like sharing a virtual high five? Take a picture of your fab dinner and let us know how you’re treating yourself tonight — share it with us over on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter with the hastag #cookingcure.

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