Spice Cake with Italian Meringue Pumpkin Buttercream (SCD)

Hi friends! I’ve been trying to come up with a good alternative to a traditional pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving. While I LOVE a good pumpkin pie, not everyone feels the same. I wanted to create a dessert that still looks and tastes like Fall and this cake really exceeded my expectations! The spice cake is

Roasted Red Pepper and Cauliflower Soup (SCD, Paleo and Whole 30)

Hi friends! I think a lot of people wait to eat soup until the weather cools down. I could eat soup (and do) anytime of year. It’s such an easy, comforting meal to make. This roasted red pepper and cauliflower soup is SO simple, it has only four ingredients! When you pick your red peppers and

Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja

Hi friends! Ropa vieja is shredded beef and vegetables that look like a pile of old rags. In Spanish ropa vieja means “old clothes”, so it makes sense that the dish actually looks like a pile of  colorful, old clothes! It’s traditionally made with flank or skirt steak that once cooked, is shredded. It’s a

Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes

Hi Friends! I think it’s safe to say that breakfast is my favorite meal. I feel like what you eat in the morning really sets the tone for the rest of your day. Personally, I find that when I take the time to eat a healthy, filling breakfast I’m less irritable and I make better

Paleo Cashew Cream

Hi friends! This will come as no surprise to those who know me…I have a HUGE sweet tooth! About five years ago I tried giving up sweets and sugar for lent, I made it one day. Yes, you read that right. 1 day!  I had absolutely no will power. Fast forward to the present day

Healthier Mini Smash Cake

Hi friends! I can’t even believe I’m writing this but at the beginning of August my little boy O, turned one! One! I just don’t know where the time went. I blinked and my teeny tiny 4 pound premature baby is now a 19 pound little man who is on a mission to explore and

Seasons 52

  Hi friends! Anyone who knows me can tell you that I completely worship my mother! She is such an amazing woman and since having my babies it has made me love and appreciate her even more. I just don’t think I realized how much she loves me, or how much she sacrificed for me

Zucchini Pizza Crust

Hi friends! When it comes to dinner on a Friday, I always end up wanting pizza! It’s such a fun laid back meal and I love that you can customize homemade pizza however you want. In a continued effort to increase my veggie consumption I typically make a zucchini pizza crust for our Friday pizza

Turmeric Meatloaf

Hi Friends! Growing up I never really liked meatloaf. I don’t know when that changed but now as an adult I love it! I find meatloaf to be comforting. Just the word conjures up images of a 1950’s Donna Reed type housewife in her apron, and since becoming a stay at home mom, I guess

4 Ingredient Cinnamon Banana Pancakes

Hi friends! This is a fast, easy recipe that’s great for a little snack or to add to your weekend brunch menu. Now, these little pancakes don’t have the fluff or rise of traditional pancakes, so I hesitate to even call them that. If you’re looking for a fluffy pancake recipe…this isn’t it! These are