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Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Chicken Tenders

Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Chicken Tenders

  Chicken fingers are a big hit in this house. I have made many different versions that we love dearly. If you are grain free, but can eat dairy, these nuggets with almond flour, butter and parmesean cheese are amazeballs. If you love Chick-Fil-A nuggets, but don’t support that business or want put that junk in your body, try this grain free copycat recipe. I love this recipe because the…

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Opa’s Empanadas

Opa's Empanadas

This recipe was in my original slow cooker freezer recipes cookbook. It’s my father-in-law’s recipe, hence the name, Opa’s Empanadas. My in-laws are immigrants of German/Latvian descent but their families immigrated to Argentina a few generations ago. They came to the US in the late seventies with two suitcases of all they owned. That makes my husband is a first generation American. I hate to get political when talking yummy recipes, but what’s…

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Fill Your Freezer Before School Starts!

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I cannot stress enough how important mastering freezer cooking is in reaching your health goals. If you are a mom, you probably want to eat real food and be healthy and feel great for yourself and so you can be the best mom you can be for you kids. If that’s the case, you must, must, must learn to utilize your freezer. Yes, eating everything fresh on the day it’s…

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My Favorite Real Food eCookbooks

My Favorite Real Food eCookbooks 1

I am super passionate about helping moms get their kitchens under control, their freezer stocked and their pantry overhauled with real food in the fastest, easiest way possible so they have more time for self care and personal growth. Of course, I love my style of freezer cooking and use my cookbook, From Your Freezer To Your Family Slow Cooker Freezer Recipes For Every Season, on a weekly basis. The…

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My Favorite Real Food Cookbooks

My Favorite Real Food Cookbooks 1

My very own cookbook is the one I use the most. I am so grateful so many other moms have bought it and love the recipes as much as my family does. But even if it wasn’t a source of revenue for me and my family, I would be happy that I wrote a cookbook that makes my life easier. Instead of having a massive, disorganized pile of notes, I…

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How to Make Marigold Tea

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I am such a fan of herbal remedies because they work. I also just love that they come from the earth, God’s creation. The more I learn about herbology, the more gratitude and awe I have for God and how masterfully He created plants for all our human ailments and conditions. If you are a Christian and nervous about trying herbs, check out this book, Health Through God’s Pharmacy. Marigold is a sacred…

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Dairy Free Spinach Dip

We got invited to a super bowl party this year and I brought two different kinds of dairy free spinach dips to share. Both were big hits at the party, even the “unhealthy” regular guys there just to watch football and eat hot wings, said it was really good. Including my fresh veggie phob of a husband. Spinach-Arugula Dip 2.5 cup raw unsalted cashews, soaked for 3 to 6 hours…

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Healthy Deviled Eggs

Healthy Deviled Eggs

Did you know that fat is good for you? I know, it’s really hard to wrap your mind around the idea when, for a generation, we have been told that low-fat is the way to be healthy and lose weight. But they just had it plain ass-backwards. You need lots of fat. Fat helps your brain, hormones and body function properly, especially as you age. You need fat to be fertile,…

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Quick Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipe

Quick Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipe

Y’all know how much I love my slow cooker and my slow cooker freezer recipes and how much time it saves me, but I do still love being in the kitchen and being creative. Now that I have my slow cooker freezer recipes as the foundation of my week, I don’t feel pressure to cook. If I’m in the mood to cook, I do; if not, I pull something out…

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From Your Freezer To Your Family: Slow Cooker Freezer Recipes For Every Season

From Your Freezer To Your Family: Slow Cooker Freezer Recipes For Every Season 2

The latest cookbook in the From Your Freezer To Your Family series is here: Slow Cooker Freezer Recipes For Every Season! This cookbook has over 75 recipes!  Including the best of the best from my very first slow cooker freezer recipes cookbooks. I have spent the last year and half creating this cookbook. All recipes have been created, tested and re-tested by me, M+BL staff, and an ARMY of moms!…

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