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butternut squash soup

This is fall in a bowl! It’s simple and very flavorful. Cozy up with a bowl of this savory goodness and watch the rain fall! INGREDIENTS Soup 1 butternut squash (about 3 pounds), peeled, seeded and cut in 1-inch chunks 1 onion, diced 1 red bell pepper, chopped 4 slices bacon, diced 2 T olive… Continue reading butternut squash soup

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chicken + veggies {crockpot}

Crockpots. Love them. This is an incredibly easy dinner and it’s delish! INGREDIENTS 4 chicken breasts (or you can use turkey breasts, too!) 16 oz baby red potatoes, halved or quartered 16 oz baby carrots 16 oz green beans (I use the organic frozen from Costco) 1/2 cup Tamari sauce 1/2 cup honey 2 cloves… Continue reading chicken + veggies {crockpot}

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butternut squash & chicken stew {crockpot}

Another great crockpot meal that’s super yummy and easy! I really don’t like cutting the butternut squash, so my hubs takes care of that part. ;) INGREDIENTS 1 T olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 4 chicken breasts (I use the organic frozen chicken from Costco) 1 butternut squash, peeled and… Continue reading butternut squash & chicken stew {crockpot}

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maple mustard chicken bake

Got this from my dear friend, Janie, who is continually helping me to stay healthy! This is a FODMAP friendly recipe, too. Delish! INGREDIENTS Coconut oil 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons yellow mustard 1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil (or 1 teaspoon dried) 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley 1/2 teaspoon salt… Continue reading maple mustard chicken bake

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pineapple chicken over quinoa {crockpot}

Thank the Lord for crockpots! It’s the little things. ;) This is a delicious recipe and very filling. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS 4 chicken breasts (I use the Costco frozen organic chicken) Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 cup pineapple juice 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/4 cup maple syrup (or coconut sugar if… Continue reading pineapple chicken over quinoa {crockpot}

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pumpkin bread

Seeing as fall officially started on Thursday, I was in the mood for something pumpkin-y! This pumpkin bread is made with almond flour so it’s gluten free, and it has no refined sugar or dairy. Plus, it’s delisshhh! INGREDIENTS – BREAD: 3 eggs 1 cup organic pumpkin puree 1/3 cup full fat coconut milk 1/3… Continue reading pumpkin bread

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sesame chicken {crockpot}

I haven’t tried this yet but wanted to post it so I don’t forget about it! It’s a slow cooker recipe from my friend Carrie over at Goodfulness and I’m positive we’ll love it! Ingredients: 2 pounds chicken breasts uncooked boneless skinless 1 cup chicken broth 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1/4 cup organic Tamari or… Continue reading sesame chicken {crockpot}

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bruschetta

I realized this afternoon that I haven’t yet posted this delicious recipe! It’s great for parties and just as a weekend snack, too. I’ve used crackers and I’ve also used a baguette… gluten free, of course. ;) INGREDIENTS: 8-10 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced 3-4 fresh garlic cloves, minced (or you can use pre-minced from a jar) 20 fresh… Continue reading bruschetta

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dad’s potato salad

I came across this recipe and adapted it for our eating style. It’s seriously delicious! And, I was elated when my dad, who is basically a potato salad eating aficionado, said he loved it, too. Potato salad for the win! INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 – 3 lbs baby red potatoes 3 T white vinegar 2 large celery… Continue reading dad’s potato salad

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raw raspberry cheescake

This is beautiful and delicious! I made it last year for Easter, and it will make an appearance this year as well. Super clean. Super simple. Super yummy. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS: Crust: 1/4 cup pecans 1/4 cup walnuts 1/2 cup soft Medjool dates ¼ tsp. sea salt Filling: 1 ½ cups raw cashews, soaked for at… Continue reading raw raspberry cheescake