Experiment & Shepherd’s Pie

This month we tried an experiment after we returned from vacation. After indulging for eight days on food and wine we decided to buy the highest quality ingredients on a budget. Specifically $50 a week at Kroger on organic produce plus proteins from the freezer and basics in the pantry. Before we started we had…

Grass fed veggie Chili 

After a week of indulging on vacation I was craving veggies and grass fed beef. The garden was full of peppers and tomatoes so chili it is! So here is a quick nutrient dense dinner.  Grass fed beef & veggie chili Ingredients: 2 lbs grassfed beef 2 Tablespoons olive oil  2 organic zucchini sliced &…

Big Bad Brunch

 Today at the farmers market we were each choosing things we liked. Then we got home hungry! In between breakfast 🍳 & lunch 🍴 I set out for Brunch 😋 adapting recipes from a few places for allergies and tailoring each dish! So here’s what we had.  Omelette (Scott) Baked eggs (Julie) turkey bacon, rice…

Okra. 

God is doing amazing things and I want to SHOUT IT OUT TO EVERYONE! I am so proud of my husband and his business partner! Go check out https://okramagazine.com/ Let me be 100% honest with you. I am a dreamer. Each day I do my best. I want to show you out there, YOU CAN…

Clean room

So Shelton has been wanting a dog. We told her about six months ago if kept her room clean for a year she could get one. Today after church she decided to clean her room once and for all. So three hours later I take a peek 😳 it’s worse than when she started. Thankful…

He said….

I am so thankful for God and His Promises. God is always present and alway faithful. He never said weapons would not form…He said no weapon formed would prosper (Isaiah 54:17). I love how Paul put in Acts when on trial…,”I admit that I worship the God of our ancestors as a follower of the…

Feast and Famine

Well technically tomorrow is a Feast day of Lent. Each Sunday you may partake of that which you chose to abstain from. Well I also tend to feast before I start a healthy eating plan…I do Not use the D word! After several months of traveling and indulging (especially at Disney) I decided it’s time…

Mississippi Mud Cake

Two birthday parties today left Shelton wanting a “special chocolate cake” So I adapted a recipe from The Bishop’s Bounty. Mississippi Mud Cake 1 Cup butter/Ghee  1/2 Cup cocoa 1 Cup white sugar 1 Cup coconut sugar 1 1/2 Cups gluten free flour 1 Cup chocolate chips 1 Cup coconut shredded  4 eggs 1/2 package…

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Coconut Soup Happy New Year! We are on day 2 of our super gentle ItWorks aloe cleanse* so we eat especially clean and light!  This soup is super easy and Shelton❤️’s it! Recipe 1 onion diced 3 T Ghee 2 C chicken or veggie broth 1 14oz can coconut milk 1 15oz can butternut…

Chicken Sausage • Potato • Apple Hash

Yummy one skillet brunch  1 lb Chicken ground sausage  1 onion diced 2 garlic cloves minced 6 new potatoes diced 2 gala apples cored & diced 1T olive oil  1 t ground safe 1 sprig fresh rosemary  Salt & Pepper to taste Sauté onion in olive oil. Then brown chicken sausage. Then add new potatoes…

Black eyed pea & spicy chicken sausage soup

Black eyed pea & chicken sausage soup served with gluten free biscuits  2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 onions chopped 6 gloves garlic minced 4 ribs celery chopped 4 large carrots chopped 2- 16oz spicy ground chicken sausage 4 Tablespoons fresh rosemary  4 Tablespoons lemon zests 32 oz stock of your choice Salt & Pepper to…

Nut Free Pesto

She was so proud she picked the basil (roots and all). So we set out to make pesto she can eat (dairy free and nut free).  NUT FREE PESTO 2 cups fresh basil 2 cloves of fresh garlic 1/3 cup Pecorino Romano (sheep cheese) 1/3 cup olive oil  Blend basi & garlic in a food…