Pumpkin Paleo Chili

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While we were on our book tour / road trip for nearly a month I daydreamed about what we would do when we got home. I imagined how I could simplify our life and make more time for the kids. One of my thoughts was to do more menu planning. It’s so nice knowing what… 

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So Simple Zucchini Noodle Soup

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This soup is so simple it almost doesn’t even need any explanation I just sauteed carrots and celery, and added steamed zucchini noodles, broth and Herbamare. It would also have been really good with some chicken for chicken “noodle” soup. To make the zucchini noodles I used this nifty julienne slicer that Elana got me… 

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Maple Sausage & Sweet Potato Soup

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I love soup. Especially on a cold day. Today it’s been cold and there’s even a little snow on the ground. I’m hoping we get more snow this weekend. Here is one of our favorite soups. It’s one of those wonderful meals that everyone eats, and no one complains. Sigh =) Maple Sausage & Sweet… 

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Cream of Celery Soup gfcf, casein-free, dairy-free

This morning I woke up to Ashley saying, “Zoe! Wake up! It’s snowing!” Zoe, who was still asleep, grumbled back, “No it isn’t, Ashley.” I had to laugh. It really was snowing, and there were already a few inches covering the ground. I crossed the hall into their room, climbed in bed with them and… 

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chicken stew

We were all set for 20 or more inches of snow. Kitchen and pantry stocked, shoes inside, bikes covered in the driveway… And then it rained, and rained and rained — for two days straight! We made stew anyway though, after all, it was cold and rainy. I don’t even measure when I make soup… 

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