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

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

Broccoli Dip (Broccomole)

Hi friends! Like most people, I’m a huge fan of guacamole! Aside from all the wonderful health benefits of avocado, it just tastes good! In my opinion there’s just not much better than a big bowl of guac! Since we’re on a budget, you can imagine my dismay when over the past few weeks the

Easy Whole Roast Chicken

A Life of Happenstance is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. True confession…I despise touching raw chicken. Like REALLY, REALLY despise it! Beef and seafood don’t bother me at all, but

Coconut Flour Vanilla Mug Cake

I’ve always had a huge sweet tooth, so giving up sweets when I started on this new dietary lifestyle a few years ago was very difficult! Even now I have a tendency to eat too many “healthy” sweets and baked goods. That’s why I love the idea of a mug cake. It satisfies my need

Picadillo

Whenever I’m in a time crunch for dinner, this is my go to dish. It’s super fast to make, incredibly flavorful and we almost always have enough for leftovers! Picadillo is a Cuban dish that is traditionally served over white rice. Growing up, it was my FAVORITE meal! When it comes to the olives, make

Crustless Zucchini Quiche

Hi friends! Now that it’s summer, zucchini season is in full swing. I use zucchini for EVERYTHING! I use my spiralizer to make noodles out of it, I hide it in homemade bread and even make pizza crust out of it. During the week my breakfast is typically a quick scrambled egg or homemade yogurt with