Freezer Friendly, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Mini Meatloaf

Bulk Cooking Freezer Meal Real Food Mini Meatloaf

These freezer friendly mini meatloaves are super tasty and make for an easy meal on the go. It’s so easy to grab a mini meatloaf on the way out the door when I am working outside the home and need to pack a healthy lunch or dinner for myself. And they are packed with veggies,… [read more]

Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Chicken Tenders

Bulk Cooking Freezer Meals Real Food Chicken Tenders

Chicken fingers are a big hit in this house. I have made many different versions that we love dearly. If you are grain free, but can eat dairy, these nuggets with almond flour, butter and parmesean cheese are amazeballs. If you love Chick-Fil-A nuggets, but don’t support that business or want put that junk in… [read more]

Opa’s Empanadas

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This recipe was in my original slow cooker freezer recipes cookbook. It’s my father-in-law’s recipe, hence the name, Opa’s Empanadas.  My in-laws are immigrants of German/Latvian descent but grew up in Argentina. They came to the US in the late seventies with two suitcases of all they owned. That makes my husband is a first generation American. I… [read more]

From Your Freezer To Your Family: Slow Cooker Freezer Recipes For Every Season

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The latest cookbook in the From Your Freezer To Your Family series is here: Slow Cooker Freezer Recipes For Every Season! This cookbook has over 75 recipes!  Including the best of the best from my very first slow cooker freezer recipes cookbooks. I have spent the last year and half creating this cookbook.  All recipes… [read more]

Paleo Freezer Menu from OAMM

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So excited to tell you about  this menu!  Tricia, the founder of OnceAMonthMom.com is a dear friend of mine and I am am PUMPED she is doing a grain free menu.For those of you that may be new, Tricia’s site is what made me fall in love with freezer cooking and inspired me to adapt… [read more]

Nourish & Love Episode 5: Grain Free Chicken Nuggets and Easy Raised Garden Beds

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Make Breakfast Once a Week

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As you all know, I did not grow up cooking, and it is still a relatively new skill for me.   But my strengths have always lied in my ability to plan, be organized and efficient. I firmly believe that eating a bagel, toast, cereal, or oatmeal is not healthy for the majority of people (grains… [read more]

Leftover Turkey Soup

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For the last couple of years, I have bought an heirloom turkey from a local farm.  They have been the best tasting turkeys I have ever eaten.   I guess it’s similar to how a homegrown tomato tastes a million times better than a grocery store tomato.   So, because the turkey tastes so good… [read more]

Last Minute Entertaining Tips

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It’s not very often that I do anything last minute.  I am a planner with a capitol P.  I love to plan for things months and months in advance.  For me, anything I want to accomplish is much more manageable and attainable if I give myself plenty of time and split the goal into small,… [read more]

Winter Squash Recipes

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At our house, fall means the beginning of winter squash season: butternut, acorn, pumpkin… I love it all! And winter squash is incredibly versatile since it can be prepared to be sweet or savory. There is so much more out there than just the traditional pumpkin pie. So, if you’re wondering what to do with… [read more]

Take Them A Meal

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TakeThemAMeal.com is one of those genius inventions that you wish you had known about sooner because it is a such a huge time-saver. If you haven’t heard yet, TakeThemAMeal.com is a way you can systemically organize meal drop offs for a person in need. Whether it is because of a birth or death in the family or any… [read more]

Nourish & Love Show Episode 1: Natural Makeup and Green Bell Pepper Freezing Tip

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In this episode, I talk about my natural makeup and beauty products and an easy way to freeze green bell peppers. This is my very first, official webshow!  I literally have been working on this all summer, because figuring out how to make videos is really, really difficult.  Big thanks to one of my multitalented writers, Becky,… [read more]

Roasted Carrot Coulis

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Oh, this recipe for roasted carrot coulis is so good!!  After I made it, I just ate off the pan with a spoon for awhile until I forced myself to stop.  I put it on crackers with a little feta cheese on top.  OMG.   My husband, who HATES vegetables, inhaled this dish. Anyway, this… [read more]

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Healthy Mexican Lasagna with Video

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I saw this recipe a several weeks ago and it looked really yummy, but as usual I wanted to do my own spin on it and make it healthy.  I had a ton of tomatoes from my garden to use up and I thought it would be a perfect recipe to use them up!  The… [read more]

Easy Blackberry Jam

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Earlier this summer when I went blueberry picking with Penelope and a friend of mine and her kids, I also picked up some blackberries.  In years past, we have eaten blackberries fresh and made pies, but this year I wanted to try making jam. I have made blueberry jam before with pectin but wanted to… [read more]

Freezer Cooking: Cilantro Shrimp

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PrintCilantro Shrimp Ingredients5 cups of frozen wild caught shrimp 2 cups of cilantro 6 tablespoons of minced garlic 1 bag of baby carrots Day of cooking add juice of 2 limes water grass fed butterInstructionsTo preassemble the meals for freezing Dump shrimp, cilantro and garlic into two separate one gallon freezer bags Divide bag of… [read more]