Paleo Friendly Pot Roast and Gravy

One of my favorite meals to make in the slow cooker is pot roast. This is especially so when I’m hosting a party around the holidays. Since a majority of the work is magically done in the slow cooker, all I have to do is make the sides and gravy.

Lately some of my friends and family are following the paleo diet. I usually make a few different sides such as roasted brussel sprouts along with carrot and potato halves so that everyone is happy. Once your guests arrive and smell of the aromas from the kitchen greet them at the door…well let’s just say, it better be time to eat!
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Keto – Friendly Fudge Brownies with Walnuts

There is something exciting about baking homemade treats and giving them away to friends and family! I especially enjoy doing this around the holidays. With only 6 ingredients, these keto friendly brownies are baked with love and are a great addition to your recipe collection.
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Holiday Party Appetizer – Brie, Apple and Honey Crostini

This time of year is packed with parties, shopping, and all things that make the days go by way to fast! That’s what inspired this recipe. Both quick and easy to make, this simple appetizer will entice anyone walking by, offering a little sweet and tangy bite. Did I mention this recipe is healthy? Sign me up!
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Turkey, Kale and Carrot Soup

Our Thanksgiving table is always packed with the largest turkey we can buy and served alongside an array of tasty sides that are rich and full of flavor. Friends and family gather as we eat as much as our stomachs can hold.

As the next day begins and my body slowly recovers from a ‘food coma’, I think about how I’m going to create another meal from these leftovers?

I always start with a healthy pot of soup, made from homemade turkey bone broth, packed with veggies and served with some crusty bread. I always create a double batch and freeze half of it for those cold winter nights or when I feel like a cold is coming on. Garlic, turmeric and ginger help fight those germs off before they take over my body!
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Apple Spinach Salad with Cranberries and Feta

If you are looking for a light lunch or a side to a lovely dinner, you have got to make this recipe. Each bite is packed with nutrients, antioxidants, and fiber, providing a sweet and savory bite.
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Smoky Black Bean & Sweet Potato Casserole

Colder weather calls for warm winter dishes that offer tons of great flavor and health benefits. I think casseroles have gotten a bad rap for being too heavy or rich. That’s what inspired me to create this dish. Both gluten-free and vegetarian, this recipe has both smoked mozzarella cheese and smoky paprika to liven it up. Like a little spice? Well we’ve got that covered too! You’ll definitely want to print this recipe and make this dish!
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Pumpkin Gingerbread

Did someone say pumpkin and gingerbread in the same sentence? That’s right folks, you’ve been asking for fall and this recipe gets you there faster than ever before. Picture yourself sitting in your coziest spot with a slice of this amazing bread and a cup of hot chai tea or a pumpkin latte…Yumm! Pumpkin offers a healthy twist that includes a good source of fiber and tons of nutrients.
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Roasted Butternut Squash Apple and Sage Soup

It’s official, fall is here and that means cozy soup season is in full swing. Save time by prepping this soup ahead. Before leaving the house in the morning, grab your butternut squash and peel, seed and cube. Then wash and dice the apples. I always leave the skin on because that’s where most of the nutrients are found. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, each apple with its skin contains about 5 grams of fiber, 13 mg calcium, 239 mg potassium and 10mg vitamin C? Store in a Ziploc bag in fridge until you are ready to cook dinner.
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Healthy Oat Cookies

If you are always on the go with little time to eat a full meal, grab a few of these healthy cookies and toss in your bag. They make a great anytime snack and provide fiber, protein and nutrients your body needs to keep going.
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Ginger Roasted Salmon

There are several health benefits of salmon. A fatty fish, loaded with nutrients that is tasty, versatile and widely available no matter where you live. This fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and a great source of protein.

There are several ways you can incorporate this fish into your diet. My favorite way to cook salmon is to roast it in the oven alongside broccoli flowerets and serve as is or on top of a serving of brown rice or quinoa.
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