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Healthy Hidden Veggie Meatballs

When I decided to double down on finding family-friendly dinners we could all enjoy, I knew I had to do something with hidden veggies. My kids have no problem eating fruits and berries but...

Butternut Squash Mac + Cheese

Last week I decided I wanted to double down on family friendly meals. I wanted to make something that was delicious for EVERYONE. Something that incorporated one of my kids’ favorite meals (hello mac...

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

Before I started typing this post I double searched and double checked my site to make sure I didn’t already have pumpkin muffins on it. Why HOW why HOW have I not given you...

Sweet Balsamic Tempeh

I get mixed feedback about tempeh whenever I share it on my Instagram stories. Half of you are absolutely obsessed and half can’t get it to taste great. I get it.  I think tempeh...

Gluten Free Chicken Pot Pie

In 7th grade I saw a show on tv where one of the characters sang a song that went something like “chicken chicken chicken chicken chicken pot pieeee.” I wish I could sing it...

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip

Now that it’s officially past Labor Day and we’re in the month of September, I’m starting to think of the cozy, heartier dishes that I forgot about during summer.  Like soup. And pumpkin things....

Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls

I went through a serious cinnamon bun phase. I think it started in middle school when my parents gave me $20 to go to the mall. Instead of buying clothes or accessories or shoes,...

Eight Kid Approved Lunchboxes

Ok ok funny story. We got back from our trip late last night. We were tired and exhausted so we got some food off PostMates, showered, and went straight to bed. We woke up...

Apple Chai Granola

Right now my house smells amazing. It smells like fall. I am sitting here typing up this up with my second… no third batch of apple chai granola cooling in my oven and I...

Peanut Butter Chickpea Blondies

Ever since I first saw chickpea blondies I was very skeptical. Chickpeas? Like Hummus chickpeas? But in a sweet delicious dessert? I couldn’t even imagine it! But then I tried one of those edible...

Gluten Free Cheesecake

I have a couple cheesecake recipes on the blog, like these chocolate cheesecake squares and these peanut butter cheesecake bars. But it occurred to me I didn’t have an actual, real life traditional cheesecake...