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My Mighty Meals

Friday nights, depending on your likes and dislikes could be spent in a wide variety of ways. People enjoy going to the movies. People enjoy going out to a bar and connecting with friends. Some people enjoy being active and going to the gym. And some prefer to just sit back and relax with a good book. I myself play in a men's soccer league here in the suburbs on Friday nights. But last week, I skipped my game, and instead chose to spend it with two of my closest friends. I was lucky enough to be invited out to Kitchen Chicago to photograph My Mighty Meals as they worked throughout the night. 

My Mighty Meals is the brainchild of a lifelong friend of mine Kris Davia. He, alongside his incredible fiance Nora, have spent years meticulously growing this company to what it has become today. What is it that they do? Here's Kris himself to explain My Mighty Meals:

Too often, people carry the perception that healthy food tastes bad or doesn’t have much variety. My Mighty Meals will show you that that’s not the case! Our meals are not only healthy, but they taste good too!

We prepare meals fresh from week to week. Each meal is planned, calculated, and given that personal touch to match the cooking that comes right out of your kitchen. This homemade taste will keep the meal plan manageable and easy to follow.

Twice a week, both Kris and Nora head to Kitchen Chicago, where they spend most of their entire night cooking up a storm. The hours they worked on the Friday I was there was from 6 pm till well past 2 in the morning. Each meal carefully thought out with the specific client in mind. Whether it's an individual trying to lose weight or quite possibly a fellow athlete trying to gain muscle mass, these two will put a plan to work for you. And no, this isn't about tiny portions of food that lack any type of flavor. Instead, these meals taste like they have come straight out of your mom's kitchen. In fact, as I'm typing this, I'm currently devouring and quite honestly drooling over the pork tacos pictured here. Yeah I know it's almost midnight, don't judge me!

But let's be honest, I really shouldn't be the only one who gets to drool over this food. So here are some more shots of other dishes they were working hard to prepare on Friday night.

If you are interested in learning more about My Mighty Meals and what they can do for you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to me with a comment below. Or check it out for yourself on their website at My Mighty Meals.

Galka's

I was so happy to be able to photograph this incredible family again this fall. I've known Ryan since we were little kids, and to see the amount of happiness and love shared between him and Patti with their three beautiful children just make me so happy. I can't believe how quickly they are all grown up, and to be able to witness their personalities through the lens of my camera is truly a blessing.

Erica & Andy

I've had the pleasure of knowing Erica for a long time and one thing has always been very evident, her love and admiration for Andy. I had the unfortunate pleasure of sitting near Erica at work, and had to listen to months of her trying to figure out when Andy was going to pop the question. Thankfully, for all parties involved, Andy proposed to Erica and we get to see this great couple grow old together. I wish nothing but happiness for years to come to this amazing couple.