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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Blueberry Granola Overnight Oatmeal in mason jar on wood table, some on spoon above

Blueberry Granola Overnight Oatmeal – With Gluten and Dairy Free Options

The use of granola instead of plain oats takes this blueberry granola overnight oatmeal to the next level! The use of granola instead of plain oats takes this overnight oatmeal to the next level! No need to add sweetener, as each ingredient has its own sweetness making a perfectly balanced and delicious final product. This…
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strawberry chia seed pudding in two jars, on cutting board with cut strawberries around

Paleo Strawberry Chia Seed Pudding Made From Just 5 Healthy Ingredients

Made with just five healthy ingredients, this paleo strawberry chia seed pudding makes a delicious and nutritious breakfast, snack or dessert! Not only is our paleo strawberry chia seed pudding good for you, but it’s also very simple to make. And there’s no dairy or gluten either, so just about anyone can eat it. Paleo…
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Meal Planning and How I Keep Our Kitchen Organized with Printables

In this post: Meal planning can help keep you sane during busy weeks. Plus it’s super handy during emergencies to know at a glance exactly what is in your fridge, freezer and pantry! To help keep our family organized I like to gather recipes, make lists and plan out every meal for a week’s worth…
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sweet potato nachos

Sweet Potato Nachos – Delicious and Paleo – No Corn!

Loaded up with all the goodness of regular nachos – meat, cheese (or an alternative), olives, peppers, guacamole, cilantro and more – these sweet potato nachos are sure to cure those nacho cravings, without the corn! One of my FAVORITE appetizers is nachos. Hands down. I’ve even ordered it as a meal when dining at a…
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loaded potato slices with cheese, bacon and green onion pieces on a white plate

Loaded Potato Slices – Finger Food for the Big Game

In this post: An easy-to-make appetizer that tastes just like loaded baked potatoes…only these loaded potato slices are portable for any game night or party! So many topping options too! Everyone loves loaded potatoes, right? All that cheesy, bacon and onion goodness in a potato. But what if you want to make an appetizer that…
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homemade guacamole, chips

Everyone’s Favorite Homemade Guacamole

In this post: Make this fresh homemade guacamole for the big game – or anytime! One of my favorite foods in the whole world is fresh homemade guacamole! I just happen to know it’s a favorite of many of you too. I’ve been making homemade guacamole for awhile now. Last week I finally remembered to…
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How Much Food to Serve at a Party – Free Printable Serving Guide

In this post: A lot goes into hosting a party. Rather than over-preparing & wasting money, here’s a simple guide to help you figure out How Much Food to Serve at a Party! A lot goes into hosting a party. You have to invite everyone, decorate, prepare entertainment, and most importantly, prepare food. Good food…
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