When one finds out that they are unable to eat a certain food, the mind automatically goes to extremes. “I guess I’ll never eat ice cream again… There goes my favorite Friday pizza night.” It really is understandable to be dizzied by the murky future when you’ve only known a certain way of eating and […] . . .

 

Our son is going through a fairly strict elimination diet regimen right now. Poor guy is a growing eight year-old with some long-standing tummy issues that we are attempting to resolve in a similar manner to the GAPS diet, but with a bit more freedom for his needs. As of today he is off dairy, […] . . .

 

I know it’s time to change things up at breakfast when pancakes and eggs are sniffed at. I’m not sure why but breakfast is often the hardest meal of the day to keep interesting. Dinners and lunches are all over the place and provide a lot of room to play with, but breakfast feels redundant […] . . .

 

There are only so many ways to eat ground beef before you get bored, right? There’s hamburgers, spaghetti, tacos, stir-fry, soup, and stew. And then I’m out of ideas. Most of our meat is ground beef, because that is the most economical way to buy grass-fed beef in these parts, so as you might imagine, […] . . .

 

Have you heard of one-pot pasta? If you eat pasta, then it could be a game-changer for you. You throw your pasta, ingredients or sauce, and some extra liquid together in a pot and presto – a one pot meal with all of your favorite ingredients. I wasn’t sure how well it would turn out […] . . .

 

I’ve long been a fan of Danielle Walker’s recipes, and I grabbed new favorite recipes regularly at her blog. Her food was always delicious and not overly-fussy. My family loved her recipes, and I could count on them to be tested and trustworthy. Plus she had some yummy photography. So when she announced that she’d […] . . .

 

The Sweet Pea had a birthday recently. 10 years old! Double digits! It called for a special celebration.  She requested an ice cream cake.  “What flavor?” I asked. “Mint chocolate chip. And I want you to be able to eat it, too!” I agreed to it, because it was really quite thoughtful of her, and […] . . .

 

I’m so glad to have all of you to find delicious recipes around the web for me! I never would have found this one, but am so glad to have it in my recipe book. This week I bring you #34 in the Plant to Eat Top 100(ish). With 185 (and counting) imports, here is […] . . .

 

With a four-star review at Food.com, over 190 of Plan to Eat users have added this recipe to their recipe books. At #28 in the Plan to Eat Top 100(ish) recipes is Easy Garlic Chicken. You guys. You had me at “Easy”. . . .

 

I’m always on the hunt for recipes that stretch a pound of meat to feed 6 (or more) people. I believe meat has a place in my family’s diet. And I believe in buying the best quality meat I possibly can. And I know what that kind of meat costs per pound. Yikes. Feed a family of […] . . .