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Raspberry Lemonade Cocktail

This is my new favorite summer cocktail and I just had to share! It is so easy to make, you just need some good lemonade, fresh raspberries and vodka. I like Tito’s Gluten-Free vodka. In one glass, smush 4 raspberries at the bottom of a glass. The proper term for that is muddle, lol. Then fill the cup with your preferred amount of ice. As an added FYI, I try…

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Mama and Baby Love Freezer Meals

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Learning about bulk cooking and making freezer meals is single-handedly the most transformative thing in my role as a mother and wife. It is the most important skill a woman needs to learn if she wants to have enough time for all her passions and get a healthy dinner on the table every night. Bulk cooking and freezer meal prep saves me so much time in the kitchen. Each of…

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Blueberry Season Recipes

It’s blueberry season! One of my favorite times of year. We go blueberry picking every summer and then I also buy pounds and pounds of bluberries to put up for the rest of the year. I thought I would round up all my blueberry recipe posts into one place to make it easier to find for y’all. In no particular order, my blueberry season recipe posts: Blueberry Pie Berry Jam…

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Freezer-Friendly, Truly Healthy, Trail Mix Recipe

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When I started substitute teaching at my daughter’s preschool this year, snack time became serious business. In the past, while working at home I could just go into the kitchen and grab whatever I wanted. Often it was a small second helping of whatever I had eaten for breakfast or lunch, or another balanced protein-packed snack. At school, I can’t do that, and the temptation of goldfish became a real…

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Flower Pot Dessert {Paleo “dirt” chocolate pudding}

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My sweet daughter goes to an awesome preschool with a strong play-based learning environment. The kids get lots of free play inside and out, lots of creative projects to strengthen the right side of the brain, and learn how to get along with others. There are special areas they rotate through several times a morning, including cooking, music, movement, art, and science. The school is great at tying the special activities…

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Grain-Free Family Table

Carrie Vitt, of Deliciously Organic, just came out with a new cookbook and it is fabulous! I met Carrie online earlier this year, she lives in North Florida just like me! She is a super kind and loving mama and an amazing chef. She get’s it honest, her mama is a long time caterer! Carrie’s first cookbook was full of grains, but upon being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease (Hashimoto’s…

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Chicken and Grape Bake Recipe

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  I made this recipe from my cookbook From Your Garden To Your Family a few weeks ago for my family and I thought I would share because it’s one of our favorites and just so dang easy to prepare. I am so excited to be back home in North Florida, I’m looking forward to getting back to gardening. I tried my hardest in South Florida, but man, between the torrential…

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Freezer Meals To-Go Menu

Freezer Meals To-Go Menu

All week I’ve been sharing some of my most cherished freezer friendly recipes. They have also all been recipes individual portions with a combo of protein and veggies mixed in to make them fantastic, healthy grab-and-go meal options. Ideally we all want to sit down and have a relaxing meal, but the reality is that we are running around trying to fit five million things into one day. And if…

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Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Spinach Pie

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Spinach Pie

  This is a recipe that is in From Your Garden To Your Family, 50 fresh, grain-free recipes for every season (which is included in my eCookbook bundle that is on sale till July 31st), and it is my mother in law’s recipe, except with more bacon and salt. 🙂 This is hand’s down one of my husband’s favorite recipes and is about the only way I can get him…

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Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Mini Meatloaf

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These freezer friendly mini meatloaves are super tasty and make for an easy meal on the go. It’s so easy to grab a mini meatloaf on the way out the door when I am working outside the home and need to pack a healthy lunch or dinner for myself. And they are packed with veggies, so when I eat two for lunch, all my nutritional categories and needs are being…

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