Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chicken Chili (with Instant Pot & Stove Top Instructions)

slow cooker pumpkin chicken chili

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chicken Chili (Gluten Free) – a hearty chili, full of veggies, protein, and huge flavor!  Perfect for family meal time or game day!  Includes stovetop and Instant Pot instructions. It’s hard to believe there was actually a time I thought I didn’t like pumpkin.  It was always one of those foods that I just assumed I wouldn’t like, and as a Mom, I’m ashamed to admit I…

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Instant Pot Creamy Herbed Chicken Stew (Whole30 Paleo)

Paleo Instant Pot creamy Chicken Stew

Instant Pot Creamy Herbed Chicken Stew (Whole30 Paleo) – this simple, rustic creamy chicken stew is irresistible on a cool day.  With chunks of juicy chicken, potatoes, carrots, and celery, this stew is nutritious and family friendly!  Dairy and gluten free. It’s that time of year when soups and stews are making frequent appearances on our menu.  One thing I love about the fall is that the cooler weather gives…

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Grain Free Apple Cinnamon Blender Muffins (Whole30 Paleo)

Grain Free Mini Apple Cinnamon Blender Muffins

Grain Free Apple Cinnamon Blender Muffins (Whole30 Paleo) – free of refined flour and sugar, these mini muffins are a naturally sweetened treat and so simple to make using just your blender!  A perfect grab-and-go breakfast or snack.  Gluten free, dairy free, Whole30, and Paleo approved. Craving sweets and baked goods but trying to limit the processed sugar and carbs in your diet?  I feel ya.  I love my sweets…

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Whole30 Shepherd’s Pie (Paleo Gluten Free)

Whole30 Shepherd's Pie

Whole30 Shepherd’s Pie (Paleo Gluten Free) – this comforting classic is a family favorite!  A savory meat and veggie mixture is topped with a potato cauliflower blend and baked until golden.  So delicious and hearty! This Whole30 Shepherd’s Pie recipe is for my beautiful daughter, who turns 15 this week!  Every year, she requests this for her birthday dinner so it’s thanks to her that I bring this recipe to…

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Apple Cider Pulled Chicken in the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker (Whole30 Paleo)

Apple Cider Pulled Chicken in the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker

Instant Pot Apple Cider Pulled Chicken (Whole30 Paleo) – a sweet and savory pulled chicken recipe, flavored with fresh apple cider.  This super quick and easy recipe, made in the Instant Pot, will be a family favorite!  Slow Cooker instructions included. Apple season in Michigan is one of my favorite seasons.  I love all the delicious ways to use fresh picked apples.  Applesauce, apple cake, apple butter…and now this Apple…

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Fall Reading List & Book Club Suggestions

book club suggestions and reading list

Fall 2018 Reading List & Book Club Suggestions – the best list of current must-read titles and suggestions for your next Book Club!  From General Fiction to Suspense to Personal Development, this list has something for everyone. Hi Friends!  I’ve wrapped up my Summer Reading List and it’s time to share my latest list of must read books!  Are you looking for a great book for your next book club…

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Easy Instant Pot Pumpkin Soup (Whole30 Paleo)

easy instant pot pumpkin soup

Easy Instant Pot Pumpkin Soup (Whole30 Paleo) – you’ll fall in love with this easy creamy pumpkin soup!  So simple and full of nutrition and delicious flavor, this soup is perfect for a chilly fall day.   With the first official day of fall only a couple days away, it’s time to bust out the pumpkin recipes!  I’ve been making this Creamy Pumpkin Soup this month while on a round…

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Homemade Chili Seasoning Mix

homemade chili seasoning mix

Homemade Chili Seasoning Mix – stock your spice cupboard with this simple DIY blend for adding to all your favorite chili recipes!  Budget friendly and healthier than the store bought packets! Cooler fall weather is right around the corner and you know what that means…chili season!  Get a jump start on all your favorite chili recipes by making a batch of this Homemade Chili Seasoning Blend! I absolutely love chili…traditional, white,…

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Quick Instant Pot Potato Cauliflower Mash (Whole30 Paleo)

instant pot potato cauliflower mash

Quick Instant Pot Potato Cauliflower Mash (Whole30 Paleo) – a simple and delicious 4 ingredient recipe with extra hidden veggies!  This creamy blend of potatoes and cauliflower made in the Instant Pot is sure to be a family favorite! Mashed potatoes are a favorite in our family.  When it comes to mashed potatoes, I can polish off several helpings in one sitting and they’re most definitely my favorite part of…

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Whole30 Jalapeno Chicken Sausage Patties (Paleo Keto)

Whole30 Jalapeno Chicken Sausage Patties (Paleo Keto)

Whole30 Jalapeno Chicken Sausage Patties (Paleo Keto) – quick and nutritious, these homemade breakfast patties are full of flavor with just a bit of kick!  Freezer friendly and great for meal prep! One of my family’s favorite breakfast items is sausage.  My kids can make a plate of it disappear in a flash.  I also happen to love the flavor of sausage, just not the greasiness that usually comes with…

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