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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We have several food allergies, intolerances and sensitivities at our house, so we know first-hand about navigating parties. Follow these 5 tips for hosting guests with food allergies at your party, so they can have a great time!

5 Tips for Hosting Guests with Food Allergies at Your Party

In this post: We have several food allergies, intolerances and sensitivities at our house, so we know first-hand about navigating parties. Follow these 5 tips for hosting guests with food allergies at your party, so they can have a great time too! Throwing a party is about celebrating and bringing people together. But in this…
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cranberry muffins on wood cutting board

Cranberry Sauce Muffins – A Perfect Way to Use Holiday Leftovers!

A delicious way to use up leftover cranberry sauce from Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. Cranberry Sauce Muffins make an excellent breakfast option. These Cranberry Sauce Muffins make an excellent breakfast or snack option. Tastes divine when served warm with a pat of butter or more cranberry sauce and your favorite warm holiday beverage. Cranberry Sauce…
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How to be a better meal planner - 5 tips to make meal planning easier

How to Be a Better Meal Planner – 5 Tips to Make Meal Planning Easier

In this post: Want to venture into the time and sanity-saving world of meal planning? Read these 5 tips before you begin for better meal-planning success. Meal planning is an essential part of not losing your sanity when you’re cooking for a family. And whether you’re trying to save money or avoid food waste, it…
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Winter Breeze Cocktail

Winter Breeze Cocktail – A Cranberry Flavored Beverage for the Holidays

We have a lot of fun trying new mixed drinks with company over the holidays. Try this Winter Breeze Cocktail for a delicious hard cranberry flavored drink! Most of the time in winter we crave a nice hot drink to sip by the fireplace. But every once in awhile, it’s nice to have a cool…
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Cranberry Banana Muffins – Perfect for Christmas Morning Breakfast!

 Does your family have a favorite Christmas morning breakfast? Perhaps they’d to try like these Cranberry Banana Muffins this year? Or make them anytime! These Cranberry Banana Muffins are filled fruit and delicious Christmasy flavors like cinnamon and orange zest. They’d make the perfect Christmas morning breakfast! More Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas If you need a…
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Paleo Shortbread Cookies Made with Coconut Flour

These melt-in-your-mouth Paleo Shortbread Cookies have only 4 ingredients & are ready in 20 minutes. Perfect for a cookie exchange or to bake with your kids! Shortbread cookies are a holiday staple. But if you’re watching what you eat, you may not want all those grains and refined sugars. These melt-in-your-mouth paleo shortbread cookies have only 4…
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Ritz Pizza Crackers | Glutino Pizza Crackers Appetizer

Ritz Pizza Crackers or Make Them Gluten Free Glutino Pizza Crackers!

Ritz Pizza Crackers are incredibly simple to make. Plus, if you or your guests happen to be gluten free, you can make Glutino Pizza Crackers instead! Do you ever wish you had a super quick, simple, go-to appetizer recipe that you could whip up at the last minute? You know, for when someone pops by…
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White wine holiday sangria

White Wine Holiday Sangrias with White Wine, Cider, Apples & Cranberries

These White Wine Holiday Sangrias made with white wine, apple, cranberry and rosemary are perfect for the Holidays! I can’t lie. Wine and sangrias are my all time favorite choices for alcoholic beverages. Wine is my go-to for last minute occasions but if I have the tiniest bit of time to put a plan together,…
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The Easiest Ever Coconut Macaroons in Less than 30 Minutes!

The easiest ever coconut macaroons recipe is made with only 5 ingredients and in under 30 minutes! Gluten free, dairy free and egg yolk free! I don’t know about you, but I’m all about delicious things that can be made in less than half an hour. I mean, let’s face it, with the current pace…
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