Pumpkin Protein Oatmeal

Yesterday I opened a can of pumpkin purée to make a pumpkin spice latte. So what to do with the rest? I’d made a pumpkin pie protein shake, pumpkin bisque, so why not pumpkin oatmeal. It feels like fall. Warm, yummy, and healthy. Ingredients: 2 cups water Pinch of salt 1 cup gluten free oatmeal…

Comfort Food- Tater Tot Casserole

Winter Night Comfort Food When it’s cold and you want to cook dinner without going out to the store, you improvise with what you have on hand. This tater tot casserole is so delicious you won’t even miss the beef. But if you do- add a pound of ground beef when sautéing your veggies. Tater…

Sunday Night Supper

Sunday afternoons I try to cook things for the week. I made pumpkin oatmeal chocolate chip muffins (recipe below) and soup. Tonight it’s extra chilly and a perfect soup night. Tomato soup & grilled cheese were requested by my eight year old. She loves soup almost as much as I do. I didn’t have celery…

Cafe and {Canned} Chili

We play Cafe almost every night lately. Shelton loves to rearrange the playroom and set the tables for a cafe. She delights in picking out plates, napkins, and making it beautiful. She usually writes the menus and serves the meals. While this is fun we are teaching her manners, how to pay the bill, and…

Super Simple Allergy Friendly Potato Soup

Church, Sunday naps, Mary Poppins, and yummy soup refreshed us this February day. I love potato soup and growing up loved Huey’s potato soup until we realized I couldn’t eat it due to the return of my infant allergies. I learned to replicate the thick creamy soup by puréeing half of the potatoes broth mixture…

Cowboy Beans

When I’m asked to bring baked beans I show up with my version of “cowboy beans” my mom made in a bean cooker growing up. They were delicious and filling with the ground beef. A meal in themselves. She cooked them in a brown McCoy bean pottery pot. The funny part….my mother did not and…

InstaSoup and so much more!

It’s a cold January day and I’m changing things up a bit. This month I’m updating blog photos, changing my Instagram name, and cooking a lot more. I’m planning to post more in 2019 and I’d love your input on what you’d like to see more of. So please leave me your thoughts in the…

Keto Lasagna

Keto Lasagna We love spaghetti and lasagna a lot! We eat it often. So tonight I converted a recipe I found online to meet our allergies. Here is the original recipe. MEAT NOODLE INGREDIENTS : •2 Pounds Ground Lean Beef •1 Egg beaten •1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder •1 Teaspoon Onion Powder •2 Teaspoon Ground Sage…

Allergy Friendly Chicken Turkey Bacon Chowder 

Ever since my friend Kaitlyn posted about this Chicken Bacon Chowder she made I’ve been dying to convert this recipe for our allergies. Gluten, dairy, soy, tree nuts, peanuts, pork, and preservatives plaque our household. This is so delicious I know it will be a winter staple in our home. 🏡  Chicken Bacon Instapot Chowder  ingredients: 8 cloves…

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 &…

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…