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Jeff’s Superfood Pizza for Picky Eaters

Jeff's Superfood Pizza for Picky Eaters

Have a kid that does not want to eat yummy, healthy food? Does not even want to try a tiny bite? Today we have a guest post from Olivia Johanson from Every Home Remedy. She’s going to share with us one way she is working through picky eating with her son with this superfood pizza her husband makes.

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Easy Tuna Casserole Recipe

Easy Tuna Casserole Recipe

Do you need a new menu for dinner that isn’t super difficult but the whole family will love? I make tuna casserole for my daycare kids and they can’t get enough of it. I love it too. I have a formula for making my own homemade hamburger helper type meals that save me time and money on food but are made without all the harmful chemicals that come in processed food. This tuna casserole is a spin on that idea.

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Leftover Chicken: How to Cook a Whole Chicken to Make 3 Meals

Leftover Chicken: How to Cook a Whole Chicken to Make 3 Meals

I saved a ton of money and time buying one whole chicken and making it into three wonderful meals. Buying whole chickens is much more economical than just getting boneless skinless chicken breast. Whole chickens have a better variety of meat and nutrition available as well. Making delicious meals from leftover chicken is super easy.

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7 Non-Alcoholic Drinks for your Kid-Friendly Party

7 Non-Alcoholic Drinks for your Kid-Friendly Party

I don’t know about you but I love a party! Would you love to have some fun, yummy non-alcoholic party drinks to serve that aren’t full of artificial colors and flavors? I don’t drink alcohol but I love having a fun party drink to serve. I have done a lot of different things over the years, but I love the idea of making fruit punch from real food ingredients. There are a thousand recipes for fruit punch but most of them have cool aid or soda or some other ingredient that I like to avoid in my diet and my kid’s diets.

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Leftover Pork: How to Cook 1 Pork Roast to Make 5 Meals

I cannot believe how amazingly versatile, inexpensive, and wham-pow tasty pork roast is! You can make a ton of meals from it with leftover pork roast.

I cannot believe how amazingly versatile, inexpensive, and wham-pow tasty pork roast is! You can make a ton of meals from it with leftover pork roast.

Using leftover pork is a huge time saver and money saver. Leftovers are a lifesaver for a busy family! The price of the roast depends on where you live, but it’s one of the most economical meats you can get. I got this 6-pound roast for about $11 here in Oklahoma. I buy pork shoulder, butt roast, or picnic roast. Whichever kind is on sale, and they all turn out great.

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Pumpkin Cookie Recipe with Homemade Pumpkin Puree

PUMPKIN COOKIE RECIPE-HOMEMADE PUMPKIN PUREE: I love using pumpkins with my kids and decorating with them, but I HATE wasting food. We roast our pumpkins and make our own homemade pumpkin puree. Then I freeze it in the freezer in 2 cup portions so it’s ready for recipes. This pumpkin cookie recipe is bomb!

I love using pumpkins with my kids and decorating with them, but I HATE wasting food. I don’t like buying them and not using them. We roast our pumpkins and make our own homemade pumpkin puree. Then I freeze it in the freezer in 2 cup portions so it’s ready for recipes. This pumpkin cookie recipe is bomb!

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Meatball Recipe with Real Food

MEATBALL RECIPE: Making kid food from real food ingredients gives children the most health and nutrition possible. This meatball recipe made with real food is a kid pleaser. They are stuffed with hidden nutrition and I can make a ton of them ahead of time and freeze them so they're ready.

Making kid food from real food ingredients gives children the most health and nutrition possible. This meatball recipe made with real food is a kid pleaser. They are stuffed with hidden nutrition and I can make a ton of them ahead of time and freeze them so they’re ready.

I love freezer meals and bulk cooking! If you want to see how to simplify menu planning, click here

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Mac and Cheese Recipe with Real Food

MAC AND CHEESE RECIPE: I have searched and searched for a great mac and cheese recipe for years and I have finally figured it out! I don’t want to serve my kids (or myself) processed cheese food, I want to serve them real food ingredients.

I have searched and searched for a great mac and cheese recipe for years and I have finally figured it out! I don’t want to serve my kids (or myself) processed cheese food, (Velveta) I want to serve them real food ingredients.

Every recipe I saw for using real cheeses called for you to make a roux with flour and butter, and then add liquid and make a sauce and melt the cheese into it. I just never liked it. If you want a recipe with roux, check this healthy mac and cheese

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