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Chicken Verde Quinoa Bowls (Gluten Free)

Chicken Verde Quinoa Bowls - full of flavor and protein, these quick bowls are the prefect make ahead lunch or potluck dish! | tastythin.com

Chicken Verde Quinoa Bowls – full of flavor and protein, these quick bowls are the prefect make ahead lunch or potluck dish! Sometimes you come upon a great recipe totally by accident.  The other day as I was cleaning out the frig of leftovers, I came up with this delicious combo!  Last week I made a batch of Salsa Verde Chicken in the Instant Pot (soooo easy!) for taco night. …

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Clean Eating Meal Prep Guide (Week 4)

Clean Eating Meal Prep Guide (Week 4) – Weekly Meal Prep tips featuring clean, whole food recipes.  Always simple and always family friendly!  It’s my mission to provide homemade, clean meals and avoid processed ingredients as much as possible for my family.  In this weekly series, I will be sharing what I’m prepping for the week ahead.  Pre-prepping is my secret for grabbing breakfast on the way out the door and…

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Clean Eating Meal Prep Guide (Week 2)

Clean Eating Meal Prep Guide (Week 2) - Weekly Meal Prep tips featuring clean, whole food recipes.  Always simple and always family friendly! 

Clean Eating Meal Prep Guide (Week 2) – Weekly Meal Prep tips featuring clean, whole food recipes.  Always simple and always family friendly!  Do you feel the stress of packing lunches and making dinner every night?  I know I do!  I’ve discovered the key to eliminating this stress with my  Weekly Meal Prep sessions! Life and busy schedules just seem to flow better when I have a weekly menu in mind…

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Quick Marinara Sauce (Whole30 Paleo)

Quick Marinara Sauce (Whole30 Paleo) - fast, delicious, and healthier than jarred sauce.  This Quick Marinara is ready in under 20 minutes! | tastythin.com

 Quick Marinara Sauce (Whole30 Paleo) – fast, delicious, and healthier than jarred sauce.  This Quick Marinara is ready in under 20 minutes! This is my absolute favorite recipe when I’m in a time crunch for dinner or prepping ahead for the week.  It’s quick, fresh tasting, so simple, and perfect with pasta and meatballs. I love to make this sauce with a batch of these gluten free meatballs for my…

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Clean Eating Meal Prep Guide (Week 1)

Clean Eating Meal Prep Guide (Week 1) - Weekly Meal Prep tips featuring clean, whole food recipes. Always simple and family friendly! | tastythin.com

Clean Eating Meal Prep Guide (Week 1) – Weekly Meal Prep tips featuring clean, whole food recipes.  Always simple and always family friendly!  With the arrival of fall and back to school, I am in serious meal planning mode.  Life and busy schedules just seem to flow better when I have a weekly menu in mind and food prepped ahead of time.  Pre-prepping is perfect for grabbing breakfast on the way…

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Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs in the Instant Pot (Whole30 Paleo)

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs in the Instant Pot (Whole30 Paleo) - learn how to make perfectly peeled boiled eggs in the Instant Pot! | tastythin.com

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs in the Instant Pot (Whole30 Paleo) – learn how to make perfectly peeled boiled eggs in the Instant Pot! My favorite appliance continues to amaze me!  I’ve forever been on a quest to determine the secret to perfectly peel-able hard boiled eggs.  I’ve tried all the tricks and finally hit the jackpot by simply using my Instant Pot!  For the longest time, I thought it seemed…

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Homemade Seasoning Blends – Nine DIY Recipes

Homemade Seasoning Blends - Nine DIY Recipes - Add great flavor to your food and save money with these simple to make seasoning blends! Make great gifts too! | tastythin.com

Homemade Seasoning Blends – Nine DIY Recipes – Add great flavor to your food and save money with these simple to make seasoning blends!  Make great gifts too! I love to have these spice blends on hand for adding flavor to all of our favorite recipes.  Making your own spice blends is a great way to control your sodium intake and save lots of $$! Many store bought spice blends include additives…

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Roasted Rosemary Potatoes (Whole30 Paleo)

Roasted Rosemary Potatoes (Whole30 Paleo) – Yukon Gold potatoes and fresh rosemary combine for a simple and delicious side dish that pairs well with just about anything!  When I need a quick and easy side dish, this is my go-to recipe.  My family loves all types of potatoes so I’m always looking for new ways to make them.  I found a perfect match in fresh rosemary and crispy roasted Yukon gold…

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Rainbow Hummus Wraps

Rainbow Hummus Wraps - crunchy, fresh, and full of flavor, these wraps are a nutritious and satisfying lunch! | tastythin.com

 Rainbow Hummus Wraps – crunchy, fresh, and full of flavor, these wraps are a nutritious and satisfying lunch! In the summertime, I prefer meals that are light and fresh.  These Rainbow Hummus Wraps fit the bill perfectly – they are full of colorful crunchy veggies and creamy hummus all rolled up in a whole grain tortilla.   For a quick lunch during the week, prepare all the veggies ahead and store…

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Whole30 Barbecue Sauce (Sugar Free Paleo)

Whole30 Barbecue Sauce (Sugar Free Paleo) – a smoky, tomato-based sauce with no added sugar.  Pairs well with grilled meat and veggies. When I read Michael Pollan’s book, In Defense of Food, I knew I wanted clean eating to be the mainstay for my family.  Cutting out processed foods hasn’t been as difficult as I thought, with the exception of a few things.  One of our biggest struggles has been finding clean alternatives to…

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