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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...

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....