Apple Pie Soaked Oatmeal

Apple Pie Soaked Oatmeal
Hearty, with a touch of sweet, and filled with all the spices we love this time of year. Apple pie soaked oatmeal is a nourishing version of those little brown packets (you know the ones I’m talking about). The ones filled with artificial colors and flavors, and other ingredients that can’t be pronounced. This version is hearty, nourishing, and soaked ahead of time to reduce the anti-nutrient phytic acid, making it more digestible.

I confess, I picked up a box of those instant brown packets of oatmeal this past summer. We had just returned from our annual vacation to Cape Cod, and received a phone call that our three-year adoption wait would be coming to an end in a short four hours. A two and a half year old boy would be arriving at our home that evening. Would we be able to take him? Of course we would! A mad dash to Target was made as we picked up clothes, a few toys, some snacks and “kid-approved” food to get us through a few days.

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Wheat-Free Breakfast Burritos Easy to Freeze

Easy To Freeze Wheat-Free Breakfast Burritos

These wheat-free breakfast burritos will fill you up with nourishing ingredients, and are a very simple way to begin a busy morning! Since becoming a mom to a toddler (with four hours notice, I must add), I can absolutely see why freezer meals are so helpful, and why many people choose to stock up on…

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Potato Apple Soup with Caramelized Onions and Gorgonzola (grain-free) Cover

Potato Apple Soup with Caramelized Onions and Gorgonzola (Grain-Free)

I’m over at The Nourishing Gourmet this week sharing a twist on traditional potato soup! This rustic potato soup is delicately sweet, with caramelized onions and local apples, topped with savory gorgonzola. Not only is it nourishing-to-the-max with chicken bone broth, but it’s quick to put together and very frugal for even the tightest budget! This soup is…

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maple ginger carrots cover

Maple Ginger Carrots (a simple weeknight side)

Zesty ginger and sweet maple syrup are a beautiful combination. This side dish became a favorite in my kitchen last winter and was one I had almost forgotten about until this week. I was in a pinch for a vegetable side last night, and the big bag of carrots in my fridge quickly reminded me…

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