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Instant Pot BBQ Chicken

Instant Pot BBQ Chicken

A true winner winner chicken dinner right here! With a delicious homemade BBQ sauce that’s free of any of those junky ingredients in a pre-made sauce, this easy recipe will have you feeling like a total BBQ champ!

Crispy Carrot Fries with Creamy Dipping Sauce

Crispy Carrot Fries with Creamy Dipping Sauce

The crisp is real on these carrot fries. Super easy to throw together, super easy to eat an entire batch in one sitting. Pair them with my delectable almond butter turmeric sauce and you’ve got a mouth party going on!

Paleo Cheesecake Bars

Paleo Cheesecake Bars

It’s creamy, it’s tangy, it’s super luxurious and indulgent! Everything you know and love in a classic cheesecake, but without the gluten, refined sugar, or dairy. The dessert of your dreams awaits!

Dairy-Free Coconut Sunflower Seed Butter Ice Cream

Dairy-Free Coconut Sunflower Seed Butter Ice Cream

We all scream for it: it’s ICE CREAM!!! If you’re like me, I’m all about ice cream year-round, not just during the hot summer months. But there is something extra delightful about that cool, creamy contrast on a hot, steamy day. Just a few simple ingredients and you’re well on your way to the perfect sweet treat!

Mint Matcha Truffles

Mint Matcha Truffles

These little bites of antioxidant-packed green goodness are the perfect summertime (or anytime, really!) no-bake treat! Whip up a batch to have on hand for those moments when you just need a little somethin’.

"Peanut" Butter & Jelly Bars

"Peanut" Butter & Jelly Bars

Throw it back to those childhood PB & J days with this healthier makeover! These “peanut” butter and jelly bars are the perfect summertime sweet treat, great for those backyard bbqs and sharing with friends and family!

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. 

Super Simple Orange Chicken

Super Simple Orange Chicken

This takeout favorite gets a healthy makeover in this fast and simple recipe! All the delicious flavors you love, but from fresh, quality ingredients. Read on for the details!

Creamy Carrot Mash with Crispy Bacon

Creamy Carrot Mash with Crispy Bacon

Are you tired of the same old veggies prepared in the same old ways? Up your veggie game with this deliciously creamy, delightfully smoky carrot bacon mash. You'll never look at your veggies the same again!

Smoky Orange Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Smoky Orange Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Be the side dish star with this sweet, smoky, crispy Brussels sprout show-stopper! Comes together quickly with just a handful of flavor-packed ingredients!