• Chicken
  • Chicken Noodle Soup

    Did you know if you make your own chicken noodle soup from scratch it tastes really good? Like order-it-in-a-restaurant tasty? Go-back-and-get-a-second-bowl delicious? I honestly did not have any real feelings one way or another towards chicken noodle soup until the day I made my own stock for the broth and needless to say it was a […]

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  • Mexican Chicken Soup

    This soup is a favorite staple in our house and I made sure to get a few batches of it tucked away in the freezer before Lily was born. I am going to share both our family’s original version and the modified low FODMAP version. Mexican Chicken Soup (Original) Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 T olive […]

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  • Tequila-Lime Chicken Fajitas

    This will not be fancy-fancy food blogging, but more of a way to share how recipes, functional food-prep, and kid-feeding works round these parts. First up will be my Tequila-Lime chicken, which is a classic recipe for our house. I am including my low FODMAP specifics, but this is just a regular old recipe for […]

  • Gluten Free
  • Tofu Pad Thai

    This recipe is modified from Weight Watchers recipe. Basically, I made it a little bit less healthy by increasing the portion size, oil, sugar and sodium. What can I say? It’s how I roll. The ingredients in this dish seem all kind of crazy and a little scary (fish sauce? sugar? egg whites?), but it’s […]

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  • White Chicken Chili

    Hello, fall. Hello, hearty chilis and soups. Hello, cooking mojo being back. Ingredients 0.5-1 lb chicken breast, diced (shredded rotisserie chicken works beautifully, too) 1 T olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 4 oz can chopped green chilies 1 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp coriander 1/4 tsp ground cayenne […]

  • Beef
  • Beef Taco Meat/Taco Seasoning Mix

    I’ve been using those taco seasoning mix packets from the grocery store forever without much thought. Then I flipped a package over recently and read the ingredients. Ruh roh. Why, praytell, do I need yellow corn flour, maltodextrin, modified cornstarch, sugar, citric acid, autolyzed yeast extract, and caramel color in my tacos? And just what […]