Tuna noodle salad with TONS of veggies (gluten free)

All four kids have been raised on a Paleo type diet. My reasons for following this lifestyle are centered in the dramatic health benefits. I choose to avoid grains and all dairy because I feel best. Cameron has a mild case of eczema which shows up on his thighs and upper arms. It is not … Continue reading Tuna noodle salad with TONS of veggies (gluten free)

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Sprouted Lentils with bone broth and veggies: lunchbox

Every once in a while I incorporate beans into our family meal plan/menu. Properly prepared beans have a lot of great health benefits, including fiber. FOLATE AND POTASSIUM IN SPROUTED LENTILS According to Livestrong.com, sprouted lentils contain the following health benefits: A 1 cup serving of sprouted lentils contains 77 g of folate, a B … Continue reading Sprouted Lentils with bone broth and veggies: lunchbox

Ground Turkey Lasagna with Veggie Sauce (Gluten and Dairy Free, Paleo)

When I meal plan I don't think about fitting dishes to fit a certain "diet" like Paleo or low carb. I think more in terms of how can I pack the most nutrients into their diet each day. We all want our kids to eat tons of vegetables, but sometimes it is a struggle to … Continue reading Ground Turkey Lasagna with Veggie Sauce (Gluten and Dairy Free, Paleo)

Butternut Squash Lasagna (gluten and dairy free)

I love to find ways to incorporate mineral rich bone broth into our meals. Cameron will drink mugs of broth easily. But, William and the girls are a more difficult sell. Properly made bone broth, has many healing benefits, including gut health, bone, skin and connective tissue nourishment. Chris Kresser does an amazing job detailing … Continue reading Butternut Squash Lasagna (gluten and dairy free)

Nourishing acorn apple soup

This delicious soup came together after a trip to the farmers market on the coldest week of the year in NC. My favorite farmer brought in a beautiful harvest of winter squashes. I was so inspired by their perfect shapes and rich colors that I bought five acorn and three spaghetti squash. On the way … Continue reading Nourishing acorn apple soup