Sep 06 2013
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A lot of times, I read School Lunch Tips type posts and am a little horrified… I have a much simpler way of thinking about my kids’ lunches, to make sure they get the healthy balance they need.


Aug 06 2013
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These homemade Paleo Skittles are slightly chewy snacks made with tons of whole fruits and vegetables. A great healthy snack for toddlers on the go.


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30 Day Guide to Paleo Cooking has meal plans, shopping lists, and all of the recipes for a month of paleo cooking and eating. But my absolute favorite part is 2 pages near the back. Read to see why!


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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. When I went to Dollar General to get ingredients for some summer treats, I was happy to see so much inspiration. There was a pretty big fresh section (our store is a Dollar General Market)


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  While in one of my pinning frenzies, I came across this recipe for (Olive Garden copycat) Zuppa Toscana in a crock pot. It looked darned good to me, and also like something that I could double without much effort, AND freeze successfully. I wasn’t 100% sure about freezing it because of the potatoes (which


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A few years ago, when I started cooking grain-free recipes, I heard about coconut flour as an alternative to wheat flour. I wasn’t sure how to use it though, and since it wasn’t a straight substitution, I needed some help learning how. Enter Bruce Fife’s cookbook, Cooking with Coconut Flour. There’s nothing flashy about this


Oct 22 2012
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It's MmmMonday again, and that means I'm back to review another food-related book from my shelf! This time, it's Sarah Fragoso's Paleo Pals: Jimmy and the Carrot Rocket Ship.   This is a kids' book, written in halfway-to-comic-book style, about a kid named Jimmy who doesn't want to eat the new weird Paleo foods (like


Oct 19 2012
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A couple of weeks ago, I bought a bunch of apples and whipped up some Cinnamon Applesauce. I didn't use any “established” recipe, but how can you go wrong with something so simple? All applesauce is is cooked apples, mushed up or blended, really. I filled my crock pot with apples, peeled (because they're not


Oct 15 2012
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This book. Is. A. Gamechanger. There are books explaining the hows and whys of Paleo, which might have a few recipes. Then there are cookbooks with lots of Paleo recipes and full-color photos, and usually a brief introduction and maybe a shopping list or “how to stock your pantry” type feature. But Practical Paleo by


Oct 12 2012
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Chicken pot pie is one of those foods I’ve always loved. It’s warm and creamy, there’s just the right amount of chicken, lots of vegetables, and a perfect crust to include a bit of in every bite, like a biscuity condiment. But I haven’t made it in ages, because my “go-to” recipe involved canned “Cream


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Cooking for myself and a toddler (while my husband is deployed) is SO different than cooking for all 3 of us. Especially since my husband takes leftovers to work for lunch. So I’ve been focusing on trying to make 3 categories of dinners for Anneliese and myself, to avoid eating the same leftovers for a


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Maybe 2 years ago, my mother-in-law gave me this cookbook, A Harvest of Pumpkins and Squash. I love fall, fall weather, fall foods… so I’ve enjoyed leafing through it and finding inspiration in its pages. Until this weekend though, I’m not sure I had actually made a recipe from the book as it was written!



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