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Keto Meat Pie

Keto Meat Pie

Keep everyone happy with this satisfying, cheese-topped keto-friendly main dish masterpiece. Meat pie may be a little old-school, but it’s time to rediscover its deliciousness. Any cook can get rave reviews from this easy-to-follow recipe. Serve lukewarm for peak flavor. Great for packed lunches, too.

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5 Tips for Creating Your Own Healthy Meal Plan

5 Tips for Creating Your Own Healthy Meal Plan

Most people think that all recipes come from Michelin star chefs or are handed down from some distant ancestor. Not only that, but if you were to even consider making your own recipe, you would have to go through years of trial and error or training in the woods…

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Your Diet and Workout

Your Diet and Workout

Your workout efforts are only as effective as the quality of the foods you consume. This means that it won’t help to spend an hour working out, only to sit down to fries and burgers. Choosing the best foods to match your workout regime is crucial in helping you meet your goals.

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No Thermometer Yogurt Instant Pot

Dairy Free Instant Pot YogurtYes, it IS possible to make yogurt in your Instant Pot, and you can successfully do it without a special thermometer! This recipe is specifically made dairy free & vegan, we will be posting a dairy version soon!Disclaimer: First things...

A Beginner’s Guide To Making Bread

A Beginner's Guide To Making BreadThere is nothing better than the smell of bread cooking in the oven and a warm slice of fresh, homemade bread covered in melted butter and jam straight from the oven. Photo by Jason Briscoe on Unsplash Some new bakers shy away from...

Instant Pot Mongolian Beef

This recipe has been a long time coming and I am happy to share it with you finally! One of Roy’s favorite foods is Mongolian Beef and we have eaten a LOT of it from many different takeout and eat in places. Before the Instant Pot I had not been able to make a decent batch that was easy to replicate but this recipe is IT!

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Keto Meat Pie

Keto Meat Pie

Keep everyone happy with this satisfying, cheese-topped keto-friendly main dish masterpiece. Meat pie may be a little old-school, but it’s time to rediscover its deliciousness. Any cook can get rave reviews from this easy-to-follow recipe. Serve lukewarm for peak flavor. Great for packed lunches, too.

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Plantain Tortillas

Plantain Tortillas

Hi friends! I have been out of the blogging game for a little while here and have been slacking on running final tests on recipes to post for you. My in laws are spoiling us and we…

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Instant Pot Chuck Steak

Instant Pot Chuck Steak

As with most blogs, if you click a link in this post it is probably an affiliate, which kicks us back a commission if you make a purchase… so if you were planning on it anyway, we just get a cut of whatever you would already pay. Like if you need a new Instant Pot,…

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Instant Pot Carne Asada

Instant Pot Carne Asada

Happy Taco Tuesday! Just kidding, it’s not Tuesday. That’s ok, because it doesn’t have to be Tuesday to have tacos. I believe that tacos are good for any day or every day,…

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Iced Gingerbread Cookies

Iced Gingerbread Cookies

I don’t know about you but I really love a good gingerbread cookie. It needs to have a fairly spicy bite to it and be pretty thin, adequately dense and perfectly chewy. The sweetness…

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Lemon Pepper Asparagus

Lemon Pepper Asparagus

Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables and before this I mostly enjoyed it steamed or roasted with a little salt, nothing fancy. If we were to get fancy, we would do bacon wrapped…

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Instant Pot Chicken Broth

Instant Pot Chicken Broth

I’m sure all of you have heard about bone broth by now with all of the media attention it has gotten. I encourage you to do your own research if you are interested in learning…

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Banana Vanilla Ice Cream

Banana Vanilla Ice Cream

Well, I said I wouldn’t do it. I wouldn’t be that real food blogger that constantly posts about treats. I told myself that I wanted to present as a realistic, day-to-day, easy recipe,…

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Indulgent Banana Cream Pie

Indulgent Banana Cream Pie

In case you need a recipe for something to fill your Gluten Free Pie Crust with… here ya go! I made my first banana cream pie a few years ago and only recently started experimenting…

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Spiced Paleo Porridge

Spiced Paleo Porridge

I have a squash obsession-it is true. There was no denying it any longer when I went through 8 winter squash in 5 days. Between eating them plain with a little sea salt and getting…

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Paleo Peach Compote

Peaches and Nectarines… This was a big part of my life last weekend. Washing them, eating them, slicing them, flash freezing and storing them. Nearly 30 lbs worth of peaches and nectarines that needed my help to avoid the spoils of being forgotten and rotten. My…

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Instant Pot Lentil Soup

Instant Pot Lentil Soup

This is a really simple Instant Pot Lentil Soup recipe using just lentils, split peas and a few veggies. We always add some extra Piri-Piri because we like our soup…

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Instant Pot Root Veggie Soup

Instant Pot Root Veggie Soup

First things first: Please note that we utilize Amazon affiliate links and Sponsored Ads on our site, read more about that and our medical disclaimer here. ‘Tis The Season For… We are fully into winter over here, it is so windy and cold! The top menu item on my mind…

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Oven Baked Chicken

Oven Baked Chicken

Oven baked chicken is one of the laziest dinners we make in our house and is also one of the most economical and versatile! There is something to be said for making a simple meal…

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Gluten Free Pie Crust

Gluten Free Pie Crust

After many test batches and tweaks to this recipe, we are (finally) ready to share it with you all! The coolest thing about this gluten free pie crust is that it can be used for two…

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Banana Avocado Ice Cream

Banana Avocado Ice Cream

It sounds weird, I know. Banana Avocado Ice Cream…. trust me, if you have not tried avocado in a sweet preparation, it is time you do. When Roy and I were making one of our…

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Chicken Veggie Stir Fry

Chicken Veggie Stir Fry

It is about time that we share a recipe that is not some sort of a dessert…. I feel like I was on a treat spree the whole time we had my in laws here to visit. Part of it was my…

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Double Chocolate Blender Muffins

Double Chocolate Blender Muffins

Brownies are my current obsession. I just want to make all of the brownies all of the time! I regularly get that sweet/chocolate craving and lately I have been going straight to the…

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Instant Pot Lentils and Rice

Instant Pot Lentils and Rice

Apparently, I have been missing out on lentils and rice up until recently. I liked the idea of this recipe but wasn’t fully sold until I tried it a variety of ways. Going with the amounts of water I would have used for the lentils and rice separately, then of course…

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Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash Noodles

Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash Noodles

A simple Instant Pot recipe that has taken longer than I will admit to perfect. If you are an IP person, you know that trial and error is a big part of getting your groove on with…

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Pizza Frittata

Pizza Frittata

The pizza cravings around here are real and I have embraced the fact that (sometimes) they can be satisfied in a healthy way! I have been on a pizza bender the last week and…

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Sweet Spicy Chicken

Sweet Spicy Chicken

Chicken is a staple in our house. We tend to keep it very simple with methods and focus on the flavor combinations. What can I say-I like delicious and easy recipes! This recipe is a…

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Coconut Protein Pancakes

Coconut Protein Pancakes

Mmmm, pancakes. Coconut Protein Pancakes, to be precise. Fluffy, delicious, moist pancakes. Minus the gluten? I am sure you know that it is possible. Grain free? Nut free? Dairy free?…

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Fudgy Blender Brownies

Fudgy Blender Brownies

Fudgy blender brownies are possibly my laziest dessert recipe to date. They are even easier than the mug cake! Basically blend up your ingredients and bake. It’s about as easy as it…

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Leftovers Frittata

Leftovers Frittata

Have leftover egg whites? Have eggs? Ok, good. You need this frittata. This amazingly simple and delicious leftovers frittata… It all came together when I sparked an interest in…

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Instant Pot Chicken Soup

Instant Pot Chicken Soup

Here it is-a delicious filling chicken soup recipe for the instant pot. We use lentils rice, chicken and a lot of veggies to make this a thicker soup that satisfies and…

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Instant Pot Beef Vegetable Soup

Instant Pot Beef Vegetable Soup

Let’s not wait any longer… I gave a sneak peek to our new Facebook group and was planning on posting something else this week but you guys… this Instant Pot Beef Vegetable Soup is just too amazing! I have so many ideas and recipes to share with you all so…

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Mocha

Peanut Butter Chocolate Mocha

PSA! A blender, a few common ingredients and 2 minutes of your time can change your coffee game forever! Hello Peanut Butter Chocolate Mocha! Whether you like an…

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Plantain Pizza Crust

Plantain Pizza Crust

So here it {finally} is for you guys, after countless test batches and revisions. A legit plantain pizza crust that happens to be vegetarian, paleo-ish friendly and also…

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Instant Pot Salsa Chicken

Instant Pot Salsa Chicken

It’s Saturday over here and I am so glad that I made this Instant Pot Salsa Chicken early in the week! With how crazy busy life has been lately it has been amazing that I have…

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Instant Pot Spiced Lentils

Instant Pot Spiced Lentils

Post contains affiliate links and ads-read more about that and our medical disclaimer here I love lentils! I also love our Instant Pot. I couldn’t tell you why but prior to this the only way I’d ever tried lentils is in soup. I saw them in a salad and thought it was…

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Instant Pot Verde Chicken

Instant Pot Verde Chicken

Easy delicious green chili chicken in the Instant Pot! Make this a variety of ways to meet your dietary needs! It is already set up as gluten free and keto! Use it in salads, tacos, soups, and more!

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Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs

Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs

I have spent the last 2-ish years really playing it safe with the Instant Pot… mostly making soup… We make a lot of soup! There’s nothing wrong with soup, I really love it. This year I am determined to branch out and start creating more recipes in the Instant Pot…

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Curried Carrot Fritters

Curried Carrot Fritters

Hey there! We have a great recipe for you this week. We LOVE curry, chili powder and turmeric around here so if you do as well then you are in luck. I wanted to make a veggie…

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Banana Pumpkin Bread

Banana Pumpkin Bread

Here it is! Paleo banana pumpkin bread that is nut-free and pretty darn delicious! I find that using the combo of arrowroot or tapioca starch and coconut flour lends the best texture…

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Peanut Butter Jelly Ice Cream

Peanut Butter Jelly Ice Cream

This new fruit ice cream trend is really something! We are huge fans now that I have tried it and we feel really good giving this as a treat to the kids! The key that I have found is…

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you aren’t usually a fan of gluten free baked goods, I challenge you to try this recipe and let us know what you think. Follow it EXACTLY and try it. Better yet, have someone else…

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Instant Pot BBQ Ribs

Instant Pot BBQ Ribs

For those of you that have an Instant Pot, you know what a timesaver it is to have in the kitchen. If you don’t have one I would highly recommend looking into it. You can read more…

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Pumpkin Turmeric Soup

Pumpkin Turmeric Soup

Tis (still) the season for…squash. This week I am changing my tune with a different kind of squash recipe-Pumpkin Turmeric Soup. In case you haven’t heard-I love pumpkin because it…

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Instant Pot Yellow Split Pea Soup

Instant Pot Yellow Split Pea Soup

Instant Pot Yellow Split Pea Soup is a spin-off of our original Instant Pot Split Pea Soup, which so many of you got creative with and shared ideas for. I love that you…

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Instant Pot Peanut Vegetable Soup

Instant Pot Peanut Vegetable Soup

Back by popular demand this week is another Instant Pot recipe! I feel like as soon as school starts it is time for squash, baked goods and soup, and I know I am not the only one!…

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Instant Pot Mongolian Beef

Instant Pot Mongolian Beef

This recipe has been a long time coming and I am happy to share it with you finally! One of Roy’s favorite foods is Mongolian Beef and we have eaten a LOT of it from…

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Fruit and Veggie Smoothie

Fruit and Veggie Smoothie

Recently I have been craving smoothies, which tends to happen as soon as the sun starts to come out each year. This winter was really cold and snowy, we loved it at first…

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Low Carb Veggie Soup

Low Carb Veggie Soup

Check this out-a quick soup that is nourishing and light! Even the kids love this one, we make in in less than 20 minutes and enjoy it as a main course or side! Just a stovetop and a couple ingredients!

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5 Healthy Drinks That Can Boost Your Gut Health

5 Healthy Drinks That Can Boost Your Gut Health

5 Healthy Drinks That Can Boost Your Gut HealthThey say happy gut, happy life. And this is not far from the truth. According to scientific research, gut health affects the overall health. But how is this so? Ever heard of the word gut microbiome? The gut microbiome is...

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Instant Pot Chicken Chili

Instant Pot Chicken Chili

Instant Pot Chicken ChiliYou can’t go wrong with a savory and hearty barley soup, and this one has a few special ingredients to make it anything but a bland healthy recipe!Disclaimer: First things first-like pretty much any other free blog on the web, we have...

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No Thermometer Yogurt Instant Pot

No Thermometer Yogurt Instant Pot

Dairy Free Instant Pot YogurtYes, it IS possible to make yogurt in your Instant Pot, and you can successfully do it without a special thermometer! This recipe is specifically made dairy free & vegan, we will be posting a dairy version soon!Disclaimer: First things...

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How To Get Your Kids Excited To Eat Healthy!

How To Get Your Kids Excited To Eat Healthy!

Get Your Kids Excited To Eat Healthy!Kids can be resistant to healthy eating, here are my top tips to get them on baord and excited for the possibilities with healthy meals!  I know we are not the only family that sometimes resorts to letting the kids eat...

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Instant Pot Bean and Barley Soup

Instant Pot Bean and Barley Soup

Try this easy, savory and hearty instant pot bean and barley soup, a few special ingredients make it anything but a bland healthy recipe! Plant Based, Vegan, Gluten Free and Delicious!

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chicken video

2 tbsp butter 1 tsp garlic 1 tsp piri piri 1 tsp salt 3/4 cup chopped onion 2 chicken breast 2/3 cup salsa 1/3 cup water   Saute for 5 min, add water   add frozen chicken, pour salsa, start for 30 min poultry   NPR

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20 min IP spaghetti

Easy Instant Pot Spaghetti that is done in 20 minutes TOTAL-that is including the pressure up time! This is our family's new favorite! INGREDIENTS: ~1 lb hamburger meat ~24 oz Spaghetti Sauce of choice ~6-8 oz Spaghetti Noodles of choice ~1 cup water ~1-2 tsp sea salt...

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Homemade Dairy Free

4 cups hot water 1 1/2 cups reconstituted TVP 1/2 cup oats 2 tbsp-1/4 cups coconut sugar (optional) 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional) Blend 1-3 minutes until smooth</p> 4 cups hot water 1 about 2 cups ice 1 cup dry TVP 1/3 cup oats 2-5 tbsp sugar 1 tsp vanilla...

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Breakfast Tacos

Breakfast Tacos

  Post contains affiliate links-read more about that and our medical disclaimer here OMG! Why did I never think of doing this before? I made these breakfast tacos and it seriously made my weekend... If you don't know me then let me disclose... I sometimes eat...

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Uber-Chocolate Mug Cake

Uber-Chocolate Mug Cake

  Post contains affiliate links-read more about that and our medical disclaimer here   Well hey there foodie friends! By popular demand we have decided to share the recipe for the Uber-Chocolate Mug Cake that you may have seen on Instagram! This recipe is...

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