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Oregano Honey Chicken

Oregano Honey Chicken

Slow cooker fans, this leave-it-and-go healthy dinner recipe is for you. I know the big craze is the Instapot – which is amazing for perfectly cooked meat dishes – but I still love the planning convenience and ease of my slow cooker. I’m often driving […]

Banana Oat Bread

Banana Oat Bread

My kids are bananas for oats! They love my CROCK POT OATMEAL, they love their dada’s instant oatmeal packets and for the past couple years, this banana bread has been both my sons’ favorite. I love this recipe because it’s easy, versatile and forgiving. E * […]

Kid-Made Peanut Butter Bananas

Kid-Made Peanut Butter Bananas

Ever want to wake up Saturday morning and NOT make your kids breakfast? Set out a jar of your favorite nut or seed butter, bananas and six tiny chocolate chips on each plate and your KIDS can make breakfast and have fun doing it. They […]

Tigernut & Chestnut Mini Muffins

Tigernut & Chestnut Mini Muffins

High fiber, prebiotic, sweet tigernut flour matched with earthy, honey chestnut flour makes for perfectly moist and fluffy mini muffins. I LOVE these little gems. The recipe is a great base for many incarnations: banana bread, chocolate chip muffins, blueberry, apricot, peach or cherry – all […]

Kind & Calm Jar

Kind & Calm Jar

Punishment or positive reinforcement? Kids and adults both respond so much better when their good choices are appreciated more than their bad choices – it’s just so easy to forget to show gratitude when things are going well. It’s actually hard to remember to say to […]

Butternut Pomegranate Rolls

Butternut Pomegranate Rolls

Soft dinner rolls are not often synonymous with gluten-free bread. Luckily this grain-free, seed-free recipe is soft, moist, versatile and healthy. The subtly sweet butternut squash flour balanced with savory Indian water chestnut flour can compliment morning bacon and eggs or an evening meal of […]

Cantaloupe Yogurt Trifle

Cantaloupe Yogurt Trifle

This spring I’ve noticed flower blooms trigger my food impulses. My neighbor’s very Dr. Zeus Lion’s Tail suddenly sprouted the most amazing vibrant orange tiered flowers and I had a ripe cantaloupe. That trifle bowl wedding gift had to be used. I will warn you – this blog […]

Little Gem Salad Bouquet

Little Gem Salad Bouquet

Three little gems were eyeing me at the market begging to be elevated to bouquet pre-salad. Our courtyard catnip mint was flowering and begging to be eaten by someone other than our feisty kitties. The gibbous moon would be waxing tonight and serendipity took hold. […]

Pumpkin Custard Cups

Pumpkin Custard Cups

After Russell’s soccer practice and Asher’s baseball game, my kids of course wanted one thing: crustless pumpkin pie. Doesn’t every kid beg their parents for some good old Paleo pumpkin dessert after a sporting event? It may be springtime in May, but at our house […]

Herbed Egg Salad

Herbed Egg Salad

This fresh herb egg salad is delicious any time of the year, but it was inspired by this lovely Easter Sunday. There are always just a few too many hard boiled eggs at Easter, so what better way to use them than in a healthy […]