recipes

Weeknight Meal Plan || #8 (Extra Easy!)

Happy Friday!  What are you guys up to this weekend?!  We are celebrating my brother-in-law’s new job tonight and Parker’s bestie’s birthday tomorrow, followed by a relaxing day of football and pulled pork sandwiches on Sunday.  Aaron has been traveling a lot lately and while I would never describe it as easy, it feels like I’m finally finding my rhythm with doing the two kids solo thing.  The hours from 5-8pm are a well choreographed dance of bathing, feeding, and dodging meltdowns, but most nights, come eight o …

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes

These gluten free pumpkin pancakes are perfect for a fall breakfast or brunch. Easy and quick to make with a subtle flavor of pumpkin spice, these sweet pancakes are sure to be a hit! Serve with drizzled honey or maple syrup. Dairy free and made with coconut flour. Fall is for sure my most favorite time of year.  Oh how I (Lauren) love pumpkin season! I can’t deny my love for all things pumpkin. As soon as I see pumpkins in front of the grocery store, I just get giddy. I’ll even admit to being one of those people who can’t …

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Gluten Free Slow Cooker Banh Mi Wraps Recipe

This delicious Bahn Mi recipe is a twist on the classic Vietnamese sandwich. I’ve used lettuce wraps instead of a baguette, but I’ve kept in all those lovely Vietnamese flavors – meat, pickled veggies and sauces, for the filling. Sometimes I (Lauren) think the concepts of meal prep and slow cookers get a bad rap. I often hear people say they make for rushed or bland meals, but if you like to eat healthy and have a busy life, I think you have to master both of these. I obviously disagree and believe that not only can you make …

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Gluten Free Baked Apple Streusel Donuts

These Baked Donuts will leave you all warm and fuzzy! Wonderfully spiced, with a delightful apple streusel topping, plus they are gluten free! L:et’s embrace another fall flavor as we begin September, APPLES! My husband can attest that I eat an apple almost everyday. They are for sure one of my absolute favorites and right now is peak season to get the sweetest and juiciest ones.  Hence my keenness to share these apple streusel topped baked donuts!   How To Make These Baked Donuts – Step by Step Method for Donuts: Preheat oven …

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