Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes

Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes

Yes, More Pumpkin… Have I mentioned my family loves pumpkin?!?! On weekends, I love to make fun breakfasts for my family, and this one was a hit. It is a recipe from the Eat This, Not That blog. However, I think it is important to share with parents the “healthy” recipes that kids will actually eat and that actually cook up correctly. Enjoy! Watch Noah and I make the recipe! Find the recipe here.

Tomato Soup and Gluten-Free Bacon Grilled Cheese

Tomato Soup and Gluten-Free Bacon Grilled Cheese

Cheap, Easy Weeknight Meal I have been loving the idea of soup and sandwiches with the fall weather cooling down. However, I wanted something easy to make that I could still control the ingredients. So, I found a great recipe for a copycat version of Panera tomato soup, and I modified some of the ingredients. Then, I put a fun spin on the classic grilled cheese and purchased ingredients I felt comfortable with. Even with grass-fed, gluten-free, and organic ingredients,…

Read More Read More

Baked Burrito Casserole

Baked Burrito Casserole

Crowd Pleaser I found a recipe I figured my family would like and one that I could make several batches of and freeze. This recipe will please even the pickiest eater with the creamy, cheesy taste mixed with the taco flavors! It is gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and egg-free. I found the original recipe on the Written Reality blog, but I swapped some of the ingredients for better options to use cassava tortillas, preservative free ingredients, and pasture-raised meat and dairy….

Read More Read More

Triggering Labor Through Supporting Lung Development

Triggering Labor Through Supporting Lung Development

Lung Development lung surfactants – made of 6 types of fat and 4 proteins surfactant protein A (SP-A) –  has collagen-like domains similar to SP-D phospholipids – fat (lecithins) cholesterol calcium dependent lectins Ways to Support Lung Development exercise eating vitamin D rich foods eggs – yolks contain lecithins meat (white meat is the best) collagen – powder or bone broth colloids – butter, collagen, eggs, gelatin, bone broth, mayo beans (sprouted) fruit vegetables support immunity – vitamin C and zinc…

Read More Read More

5 Weeknight Meal Plan

5 Weeknight Meal Plan

Make a Plan! How many of us struggle to have enough time to cook? I know I do, and I love to cook. But, honestly, I want to spend the least amount of time cooking that I can because I have a lot of other things I want to do, and there are only 24 hours in a day. Plus, dinner time is probably the worst time to try and cook, especially if you are coming home from work and have…

Read More Read More

Paleo Pumpkin Donuts

Paleo Pumpkin Donuts

Happy Fall! My house is full of pumpkin lovers. So, we start pumpkin season early and keep it going. On weekends, I love to make fun breakfasts for my family, and this one was a hit. It is a mix of other bloggers’ recipes and my own spin on things. Enjoy! Watch Noah and I make the recipe! Ingredients Donut (original recipe) Icing (original recipe for pumpkin butter) 8 oz cream cheese (can use dairy-free) 8 oz pumpkin butter (make…

Read More Read More

Halloween Treats

Halloween Treats

Trick-o-Treat! Kids get so excited for Halloween, don’t they?!?! The costumes. The decorations. THE CANDY. It is a ton of fun, but the amount of sugar can give a parent anxiety. Plus, when you have a child that has a food sensitivity dealing with school parties can be a challenge since they can’t have what’s provided, but you don’t want them to feel left out. Noah and I had a blast making chocolate covered popcorn and chocolate pudding graveyard cups….

Read More Read More

Chocolate Pumpkins

Chocolate Pumpkins

Halloween Treats! Kids get so excited for Halloween, don’t they?!?! The costumes. The decorations. THE CANDY. It is a ton of fun, but the amount of sugar can give a parent anxiety. Plus, when you have a child that has a food sensitivity dealing with school parties can be a challenge since they can’t have what’s provided, but you don’t want them to feel left out. So, Brynn and I created these fun AND EASY pumpkin chocolates that would be…

Read More Read More

Paleo S’mores

Paleo S’mores

S’more Love Brendon, my husband and I, have a special place in our hearts for s’mores. For our honeymoon, we went to Hocking Hills National Park and stayed in a remote cabin. Each night, we made a campfire, cuddled in a blanket, and made s’mores. Since coming back home, we have a bonfire at home and love making s’mores as an at home date. However, regular s’mores are full of sugar and my stomach doesn’t really like that. So, I…

Read More Read More

Our Gender Reveal for Speedy Thiede #2

Our Gender Reveal for Speedy Thiede #2

Our Family Celebration Brendon and I found out the gender of “Speedy Thiede” at our 20 week ultrasound, and then, we planned a silly string fight for the kids the next day to reveal it to them. The silly string would either be blue or pink coming out of the guns. I really like the silly string option because it gave the kids a fun activity and took some of the focus on any mixed emotions about the gender (my…

Read More Read More