honey glazed ham

Easter is nearly upon us and I'm excited to have ham with all the fixins! We'll be hosting a virtual Easter this year because we're sheltering in place due to the #coronavirus. But that won't stop us from making a bunch of yummy food that we'll eat on for days! Here's the honey glazed ham … Continue reading honey glazed ham

chicken chow mein

Since the #coronavirus pandemic is requiring we abide by a “stay at home” order, I’ve been cooking creatively, and cooking a lot more than usual! Tonight’s deliciousness was a unique invention as the hubs asked for Asian cuisine. Hope you enjoy! INGREDIENTS Noodles of choice (I used Shirataki noodles since they’re no carbs, but you … Continue reading chicken chow mein

eggplant parmesan {manchego}

I’ve recently discovered that I like eggplant! Who knew? I’ve been wanting to try my hand at an eggplant parmesan, but a non-cow milk dairy version since I don’t do well with cow milk dairy. So I made some revisions to a traditional recipe that will tickle your tastebuds and have you saying “bellisimo!” Enjoy! … Continue reading eggplant parmesan {manchego}

white bean + chicken ranch chili

This recipe is a new fav in the crockpot! Lots of yummy protein and delicious flavors, and perfect for a rainy night! Ingredients 4 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts (frozen or fresh)2 tsp onion powder2 tsp garlic powder2 tsp salt1 tsp pepper2 cups chicken broth1 large onion finely chopped2 garlic cloves minced2 T dill (fresh … Continue reading white bean + chicken ranch chili

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

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}

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

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}

alfredo noodles + caesar salad {all clean!}

We tried this simple (like, super simple!) meal while on a mini-vacation this weekend and it's dee-lish-usss!!! Tasty alfredo noodles and yummy caesar salad. It was like real Italiano! Plus, it's dairy free, gluten free, sugar free and guilt free. ;) The hubz raved about it, which is always a win for me! ALFREDO NOODLES INGREDIENTS … Continue reading alfredo noodles + caesar salad {all clean!}

sweet + sour cauliflower over rice

This is a delicious dish! It would be great to add pineapple, bell peppers, or any other veggie you like. INGREDIENTS cauliflower 5-6 cups cauliflower florets (I use the pre-cut, frozen florets... less mess!) 3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted ⅓ cup tapioca starch 3-4 cups steamed rice, for serving thinly sliced green onions for garnish sauce ¾ … Continue reading sweet + sour cauliflower over rice