Recipes

Yummy Fall Recipes

Yummy Fall Squash Recipes! If you have been following me you know I have been eating very clean, gluten & dairy free for years.  I am always looking for yummy recipes. This time of year especially seems like the perfect time for a great comfort food dish. I found these recipe and I wanted to…

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Spring Cleaning

We look with anticipation for Spring, the fresh air, spring flowers, and sunny days.  The winter months can make our bodies feel sluggish and perhaps we have even put on a few pounds.  We may be looking for a plan as we look in the mirror and know we will soon be putting on our…

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DOUBLE CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI BREAD {PALEO, GLUTEN FREE}

  This Autumn weather always makes me want to start baking some delicious goodies. This super moist and rich double chocolate zucchini bread tastes like dessert but is secretly healthy, free of refined sugar, grain-free, gluten-free and dairy-free It’s a family favorite in our house and kid-approved down to our littlest guy. Its  great for…

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Delicious Summer Salads

Summer is finally here.  I wanted to share with you two delicious summer salads, that my family and I love. Summer time is such a great time to eat all the wonderful produce that becomes so readily available. Lets start with one of my favorites, Quinoa Tabbouleh. Quinoa Tabbouleh The classic Middle Eastern salad gets…

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Secret Family Recipe

  The house is warm with inviting aromas wafting through the rooms. The living room and kitchen is filled with the chatter of groups of family catching up with each other’s lives, who haven’t seen each other in months or years. Each year there is one dish that is always on our table. Do you…

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Instant Pot or Slow Cooker or Chicken Ropa Vieja

 Chicken Ropa Vieja Prep Time; 15mins Slow cooker Cook Time: 4hrs Instant pot cook time: 35 minutes This hearty, comforting meal  is full of chicken slowly stewed with tomatoes, peppers, onions, and spices that make this Slow Cooker Chicken Ropa Vieja a versatile favorite. Servings:6  (3/4 cup each) Ingredients 1.5 to 2 lb.s chicken pieces…

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Spinach & Blueberry Salad – YUM!

Spinach and Blueberry Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing [Serves 4] This delicious salad is filled with protein and superfoods, and has a great balance of flavors! INGREDIENTS 8 cups baby spinach 2 pint organic blueberries 1 cup cooked quinoa or black lentils (Trader Joe’s has cooked lentils and quinoa or you can cook your own,…

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Roasted Butternut Squash Casserole

  This is a handy make-ahead version of one of my all-time favorite fall and winter side dishes showcasing the best of cold weather produce. See my tips below on how you can prep the casserole ingredients a couple days beforehand, so they’re ready to come together effortlessly at meal-time (just be sure to leave…

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Cauliflower Ginger Soup – Yum!

  I made this yummy soup yesterday and had to share it with you. 1 Large Cauliflower 3 Cloves of Garlic Thumbsize Piece of Fresh Ginger 1 White Onion Handful of Fresh Thyme, cilantro or basil, whichever you prefer 1 quart of Vegetable Stock or chicken stock 1 Can of full coconut milk Coarse Salt &…

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Dark Chocolate Organic Trail Mix Recipe

  Here is one of my favorite yummy energy boost.  It’s so good and good for you. Here’s what you need.  Super simple! 1/4 Cup Whole Food’s Antioxidant Energy Trail Mix (You can use any kind of trail mix though) 3 Tbsp Organic Dark Chocolate Chips. In a microwave safe bowl, melt the dark chocolate…

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