Friday Favorites #6: Squash Variations & Recipes

Friday Favorites #6: Squash Variations & Recipes

Squash is a wonderful treat in the fall and winter time. I love to use it to create new recipes and flavors as the seasons change. Frequently, people buy or receive an abundance of squash in the fall and then don't know how to use it! I thought I would devote this post to how [...]

Paleo Meal & Snack Examples!

Here are some small meal/snack ideas to get you through your day. Eat every 3-4 hours to help aid in blood sugar stability and ward off those cravings and dips in energy! The secret key to consistent energy levels, good moods, mental clarity, supported metabolism, decreased sugar cravings and avoiding getting “hangry” is blood sugar [...]

Raising Healthy Eaters (+2 kid friendly recipes!)

Tips to Involve Your Children in the Kitchen Meal planning Kids like to have options, provide them with some meal ideas and have them weigh in. Plan your weekly menu together. Grocery Shopping Your child can help you create the grocery list. This will make them more familiar with the different food items. In the [...]

Paleo Chicken Enchiladas (with homemade coconut flour tortillas!)

Enchiladas are one of my husband's favorite foods. His mom makes great ones with cream cheese, green chiles and green enchilada sauce. Oh and plenty of cheese - they are delicious! I made these differently than my normal recipe and they turned out great. Servings: 4-6 people (~8-9 enchiladas) Time: 1 hour 30 minutes Ingredients: [...]

Oven BBQ Beef (Whole 30, Paleo, Gluten Free)

Oven BBQ Beef (Whole 30, Paleo, Gluten Free)

Adapted from my mom's recipe! It is delicious and easy. Can't get any better than that. Why grass fed beef? Research is showing that grass fed DOES outweigh grain fed in their nutrient profile. For example, in this article it revealed that feed lot beef has more palmitic and myristic acid that raises cholesterol and increases inflammation [...]

Buffalo Chicken Casserole

Buffalo Chicken Casserole

This casserole is the bomb. It is Whole30, gluten free, dairy free and low carb! My husband and I put it over greens with a paleo (dairy free) ranch dressing I had made! It was delicious and full of flavor. This recipe is inspired by jaysbakingmecrazy.com. She has a buffalo chicken casserole that has very similar ingredients, [...]