comfort food

The Perfect Summer Burger

The Perfect Summer Burger

A great burger recipe is just one of those staples you want to have on hand, especially during grilling season. This simply-seasoned juicy burger is sure to become your summertime favorite! Factor in the medley of sensational toppings, and I think you’re set for summer grilling success!

Carrot Pistachio Muffins with Maple "Cream Cheese" Frosting (GF, DF, Paleo)

Carrot Pistachio Muffins with Maple "Cream Cheese" Frosting (GF, DF, Paleo)

These muffins hit on all the best flavor/texture points: slightly sweet, salty, with a little crunch and the perfect tang from the most amazing cream cheese "frosting." You're going to want to whip up a batch immediately. It's a total taste bud symphony! And as always, they're gluten, grain, and dairy free to boot!

Paleo and AIP Shepherd's Pie

Paleo and AIP Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd's pie is comfort food through and through. This version is free of some of the more common nightshade components and features a nutrient dense filling that's full of flavor, blanketed in a deliciously creamy sweet potato topping. Dig in!

Grandpa's Fine Oats

Grandpa's Fine Oats

This warming family recipe remake holds a special place in my heart. Foods made for us by family members with love is comfort food at its best! Give these delectable oats a try for a mega tasty take on one of my grandpa's best dishes. 

Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

The gang's all here! This compilation features some of my favorite Thanksgiving-worthy sides (although really they're perfect year-round!), as well as some appetizers and a couple delectable dessert options, too! Please your palate and wow your guests with any of these gluten free, grain free, dairy free, flavor FULL recipes this holiday season!

Mashed White Sweet Potatoes w/ Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms

Mashed White Sweet Potatoes w/ Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms

Even though these mashed white sweets with all the fixin's are a side dish, they really take center stage! Sweet, creamy, savory, and umami-rich make them the perfect palate-exploding addition to any dinner. Get ready to stuff your face! 

Bacon-Wrapped Dates: Two Ways

Bacon-Wrapped Dates: Two Ways

There's bacon. What more could you need?! But seriously, add the natural sweetness of dates, a little filling, and you've got the perfect sweet/salty combo. Add these little bites to your next holiday party menu or football-watching snack lineup and prepare for total flavor explosion!

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Soup is the fall food wardrobe equivalent of boots, scarves, and cardigans. It's warming, easy to customize, and perfectly in season! Add this creamy dreamy squash soup to your meal repertoire and be warmed from the inside out! 

Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

"There has never been a sadness that can't be cured with breakfast food." -Ron Swanson

Take it from the man: these pancakes are sure to cure whatever ails you. The perfect blend of pumpkin and warming spices, not to mention the added punch of protein, make these the perfect any time breakfast food. 

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Power Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Power Cookies

What's not to love about a warm, fresh-from-the-oven chocolate chip cookie? Even more to love with the addition of pumpkin and fall flavors!! Whip these protein-packed goodies up in a flash and prepare to stuff your face!!