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coleslaw salad
recipes, salads

Dairy-Free, No-Mayo Coleslaw Salad

With Potluck in the Park coming up this Sunday (you're coming right?!) and it being the middle of football season, I thought I'd share with you this coleslaw salad recipe which has become my go-to for BBQs right now. I've made this coleslaw salad a few times lately to go with brisket and the tangy, crunchy combo… Continue reading Dairy-Free, No-Mayo Coleslaw Salad

pulled chicken tacos
mains, recipes

The Easiest Pulled Chicken Tacos

Continuing in this unofficial series of what to cook with it's too hot turn on the oven... I bring you these easiest ever pulled chicken tacos. And it's hands down THE easiest... (OK, I know I've called other recipes the easiest, but really this takes it to a whole new level) recipe of all recipes...… Continue reading The Easiest Pulled Chicken Tacos

tomato basil fruit salad
recipes, salads

Tomato Basil Fruit Salad

I shared this tomato basil fruit salad on my Instagram the other day and wanted to get it up on the blog so it doesn't get lost in the interwebs.... In the post I said... Something I've learned: Kids will eat anything if they can pick it out of the dirt. And they're more likely… Continue reading Tomato Basil Fruit Salad

breakfast ideas - simple smoothie
breakfast, recipes

5 Easy On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas for Back to School

I got lots of requests this week for healthy on-the-go breakfast ideas (read: summer's over and it's back to school, schedule, structure...) so today I want to share with you some of my and my littles' current favorites for quick, easy, healthy ways to break the fast. And then... because there's just so much to… Continue reading 5 Easy On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas for Back to School

what's healthier turkey or beef
health

What’s Healthier: Turkey or Beef?

This is a question I've gotten a lot lately: What's healthier: turkey or beef? I started going into this one last week when I posted this beef taco recipe that you may have noticed is sorta similar to these turkey tacos. For years turkey's been considered the "healthier" swap in tacos, burgers, spaghetti, you name it.… Continue reading What’s Healthier: Turkey or Beef?

beef tacos
mains, recipes

Beef Tacos + Cilantro Cauliflower Rice

We eat a lot of tacos around here, especially these beef tacos. Right now I'm averaging most days where two meals a day are a taco, in some form or fashion. Some healthier than others, yes. Regardless, most days I'm drawn toward all things roll-able. When I asked you in this survey last week what… Continue reading Beef Tacos + Cilantro Cauliflower Rice

watermelon gazpacho
recipes, soups

Watermelon Gazpacho

You know what the best part about this watermelon gazpacho is? The only thing you have to turn on is the blender. No heat required. Which is becoming my new requirement for summer cooking. If it requires a heat source other than a grill or a slow cooker, it's gonna have to wait till October.… Continue reading Watermelon Gazpacho

health, kids

5 Things I Do (and Don’t) When My Kids are Fighting a Cold

As not fun as it is to have a sick kid, I gotta admit, I do love the couch snuggles... One of us was sick last week (can you tell which one?) with a fever, runny nose and a cough. Thankfully the really "sick" part only lasted about 24 hours, which I credit a lot… Continue reading 5 Things I Do (and Don’t) When My Kids are Fighting a Cold

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Cake
desserts, recipes

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Cake – vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar-free

I made this chocolate chocolate-chip banana bread cake last week and thought it would be just the recipe to follow up the last three posts about my healing story.  I love sharing with you the recipes I’ve adjusted and adapted that make food, cooking and life more enjoyable while healing. Lately though I’ve been thinking...… Continue reading Chocolate Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Cake – vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar-free