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Easy Pumpkin Alfredo

This morning I woke up and desperately wanted some pumpkin alfredo. I toyed around with the idea of making a dairy free alfredo but there was something about the day, the weather, my mood...

Cheesy Marinara Spaghetti Squash

I really like spaghetti squash, you guys. It seems I always save my spaghetti squash recipes for autumn weather, but if you dig spaghetti squash as much as me, you need to check out...

Slow Cooker Apple BBQ Chicken

To me, fall and winter is all about the slow cooker. You know, that set it and forget it kitchen gadget you registered for but haven’t yet pulled out to break it in? That...

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Chocolate Tahini Freezer Fudge

Do you guys know halva? It’s like this sweet sesame bar that is crazy good. It comes in many different flavors and my favorite… any guesses? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? CHOCOLATE!! If you’ve been around...

Pumpkin Cashew Queso

I’ve been obsessed with dairy free queso since I first found out about it. I made my first cashew queso and never looked back. Sure, I love me a good melty, cheesy queso, but...

Paleo Apple Cinnamon Bread

This season is all about pumpkin, I know. But, it’s also about apples. A few years back we went apple picking when the boys were toddlers. It proved to be more challenging than expected....

Baked Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

My kids love oatmeal. Like, a lot. It’s almost an everyday occurance in our house and so I figured why not make a fancy shmancy version that doesn’t come out of a packet? WHY...

Pumpkin Chia Pudding

So, I’m drinking the pumpkin kool-aid, y’all… I don’t know if my fall spirit is just shining extra bright this year, or if it’s just a by-product of having a food blog, but I...

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...