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Italian Lentil Stew: Carrabba’s Copycat

This Stew has always been a favorite! So much so that I had it on the Goo Goo Gourmet toddler meal menu when I was running my Baby Food and Family Meal business. I made it this evening and forgot how good it was. Everyone gobbled it up and had seconds and thirds! It should… Continue reading Italian Lentil Stew: Carrabba’s Copycat

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Easy and Tasty Vegan Meatballs!

I have been on a roll with vegan meat alternatives this week! I made my Vegan Ground Beef Alternative recipe 3 times this week! I made Bolognese, tacos, and tonight I made meatballs for Vietnamese Banh Mi Sandwiches. This is a family favorite we serve on our Family Meal Boards. It’s so much fun eating… Continue reading Easy and Tasty Vegan Meatballs!

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Clean and Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce

This time of year I crave the tart and sweet goodness of cranberry sauce. I put it on everything from chicken, fish, crostini, my super-seed quinoa crackers or a beautiful wheel of brie! As my tip in the picture above indicates, I also enjoy adding it to hummus as well! Not only that, but I… Continue reading Clean and Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce

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15 Clean and Affordable Halloween Candy Options + 5 Non-candy Food Treats!

Are you ready for a great list of clean Halloween treats? Well here it is! To buy any of these items, click on the title or the photo of the candy, and it will bring you right there! You also may be able to find some of these options in stores like your local cooperative… Continue reading 15 Clean and Affordable Halloween Candy Options + 5 Non-candy Food Treats!

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Clean Copycat Panera Chicken and Wild Rice (with vegan option)

I have always love Panera's Chicken and Wild Rice soup, but wanted to give it a dairy-free, gluten-free makeover! This can be vegan by eliminating the chicken, and still be a hearty and delicious soup! 2 cups cashew milk or plant milk of choice2 cups broth of choice2 chicken breasts (omit if making vegan)1 cup… Continue reading Clean Copycat Panera Chicken and Wild Rice (with vegan option)

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National Family Meals Month: Polenta Family-style; from Stove to Slab

My son, Nico, waiting patiently for the rest of the family to sit so he can dig in! Our Charcuterie spread on the Family Meal Board September is National Family Meals Month, and we still have a few days left to honor it! Honestly, everyday is Family Meal Day in my world, and here's why.… Continue reading National Family Meals Month: Polenta Family-style; from Stove to Slab

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Italian-Style Stuffed Artichokes

Stuffed artichokes have been a staple in my Italian family for as long as I can remember. We serve them as a side dish at our Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner on Christmas Eve. My Grandma Bonnie always has done them with breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan Cheese and Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  On Thanksgiving a… Continue reading Italian-Style Stuffed Artichokes