Simple Roasted Cranberries (Gluten Free, Grain Free, Paleo)

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For some, Thanksgiving side dishes are a bit sacred.  They’ve been eating the same green bean casserole and mashed potatoes for twenty years and aren’t interested in seeing anything different on their table.  Then there are people like me.  I’m always looking for ways to bring in fresh flavors without giving the family the shock […]

Coffee Rubbed Pot Roast

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Pot roast is one of those meals that everyone loves.  It’s the ultimate comfort food, and somehow always tastes best when served on Sunday.  Pot roasts recipes are a lot like opinions, everyone has one.  Whether it was your Mom’s recipe or your Grandma’s recipe, I bet you have a family favorite that you make […]

Pumpkin Spice Granola

Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Granola

I’m definitely a multi-tasker.  I believe all Moms are multi-taskers by nature, or none of us could survive this wild and crazy life.  So as a multi-tasker I’m always appreciative when I find things that can also do two things at once.  Like when the kids are bouncing off the wall so I put big […]

Crock Pot Chicken Teriyaki

Crock Pot Chicken Teriyaki

Healthy eating is so easy with recipes like this Crock Pot Chicken Teriyaki around.  This all natural, low fat, gluten free, dairy free, meal is as effortless as it gets. Everyone loves a Crock Pot meal at the end of the day, but let’s face it, sometimes those meals can be lacking in the flavor […]

Slow Cooker Oktoberfest Stew

Slow Cooker Oktoberfest Stew

What do you think of when you think about fall? I think about all the outdoor fun – football games, pumpkin patches, hay rides, and apple picking.  And after a day of fun outdoor activities this Slow Cooker Oktoberfest Stew is just what you want to come to. I love effortless meals, and this one […]

One Dish Sausage and Potato Roast

Sausage and Potatoes

During the summer I make plenty of quick meals on the grill.  When the days turn cooler and the days get shorter I kinda lose my desire to stand outside at the end of the day.  Winter meals have a reputation for keeping you in the kitchen for a while.  All those roasts, stews, and […]

Crock Pot Chicken Chili

Crock Pot Chicken Chili

It’s my favorite time of year – soup season.  There’s nothing better than sitting down to a warm bowl of goodness at the end of a busy day.  This Crock Pot Chicken Chili is one of our family favorites.  I love how easy it is – just throw a few simple ingredients in the crock […]

Easy Oven Fajitas

Easy Oven Fajitas

Tomorrow my brand new second grader gets on the bus for the first time this year.  I’m excited for her but there is something quite heartbreaking about watching her go.  But the sadness will quickly disappear once I realize what the start of the school year brings.  I always said I would never be one […]