Simple Family Food


Learn how to make simple family recipes and simple plus proven meal planning techniques to simplify your week  – so you can actually feed your family healthy meals faster. Appetizers, breakfasts, main dishes, desserts, drinks, snacks, and more. Most of our recipes are or can be made gluten and dairy-free and several are even Paleo and Keto-friendly!

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Easy Santa Cupcakes

Easy Santa Cupcakes – Use a box mix & make them gluten free!

In this post: Easy Santa Cupcakes made from a gluten-free box mix and fun things like marshmallows, sprinkles, M&M’s, chocolate chips and coconut! Now, I’m a self-professed non-baker. But I can make up a batch of cupcakes from a box mix, no problem! And the best part doing it that way is that there’s more…
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Easy Homemade Italian Wedding Soup | THE Soup

Better known as THE soup at our house, this easy homemade Italian wedding soup is delicious! It can also be made gluten free! This easy homemade Italian wedding soup has become a favorite at our house. So much so that around here it’s simply referred to as “THE soup”. But I can’t take the credit…
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how to make stew in a crockpot

Slow Cooker Beef Stew – Simple to Make & Delicious!

Filled with potatoes, several different vegetables, and of course beef, this slow cooker beef stew is simple to make, delicious & smells great while cooking! I think I’ve mentioned before how much I love my slow cooker, no matter what the season. It makes it so much easier to serve healthy meals even when life…
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chicken pot pie with quick spooned on crust

Chicken Pot Pie with Quick Spooned On Crust for Busy Weeknights

Don’t have time to mess with pastry for a crust? Try this chicken pot pie with quick spooned on crust recipe any night of the week! Mmm. Chicken pot pie has got to be one of my most favorite comfort foods ever. It’s right up there with homemade Shepherd’s Pie, Lasagna and a nice Roast Beef Dinner!…
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no egg vegetable fried rice

Vegan Vegetable Fried Rice | Easy and Budget-Friendly

Vegan vegetable fried rice. All the flavor of fried rice with no meat and no eggs. Perfect for a light dinner or reheated for lunch. Kids LOVE it! Mmm. Fried Rice. Somehow this vegan vegetable fried rice has become a staple comfort food around here lately. The kids love it, which is such a huge…
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egg muffins

Basic Egg Muffins + Choose Your Own Ingredients

These egg muffins are super versatile. You can make them with just one or two additions or chock full of veggies & meat! They can even be frozen for later! I’m not much of a breakfast person. Probably because I don’t want to take the time to make it. I just want to get on…
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Paleo English Muffins

Grain Free English Muffin Breakfast Sandwiches

Can’t eat gluten, but miss those yummy breakfast sandwiches from the golden arches? These grain free english muffin breakfast sandwiches are delish! Craving a little breakfast sandwich goodness? Give these grain free English muffins a try. I’m not really a big fan of breakfast food. I tire too easily of it, I think. So much so…
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Devil's Food Cake Mix and Mint Whoopie Pies stacked on a black plate

Devil’s Food Cake Mint Whoopie Pies – Make them for St. Patrick’s Day!

In this post: How about a really fun and delicious dessert for Spring or St. Patrick’s Day? These Devil’s Food Cake Mint Whoopie Pies are easy to make and oh-so-yummy! We don’t celebrate every holiday at our house. But sometimes a celebration is just what the doctor ordered! And with celebrations come food, like these Devil’s…
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