Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from our family to yours! |

My husband and I (and the puppies!) are enjoying this wonderful Christmas season with our families in Washington state, decorating Christmas cookies, watching football, and eating all the delicious food. But I still wanted to drop in here real quick and wish all of you a very merry Christmas from my family to yours!

And in case you still need some recipe ideas for tomorrow, here are some of my favorites…


Spaghetti Squash and Sausage Breakfast Casserole, the perfect paleo make-ahead breakfast for busy weeks or Christmas morning | Vibrant Life Army Wife
Spaghetti Squash (or Sweet Potato) and Sausage Breakfast Casserole

Pumpkin EggNOs, delicious and crispy waffles are possible on the autoimmune protocol | Vibrant Life Army Wife #paleo #AIP #nutfree #glutenfree
Pumpkin EggNO’s (AIP)

This Rutabaga Sausage and Kale Hash is a delicious alternative to your traditional white potato hash | #paleo #21dsd
Rutabaga Sausage and Kale Hash


Add some creamy, irresistable green veggies to your Thanksgiving table with this Cheesy Bacon and Brussels Sprouts Gratin | #glutenfree #grainfree #primal
Cheesy Bacon and Brussels Sprouts Gratin

For a healthier twist on the traditional favorite, try this recipe for Sweet Potato Casserole with Candied Pecans and Marshmallow Cream, all made from scratch. | #paleo #glutenfree
Sweet Potato Casserole with Candied Pecans and Marshmallow Cream

No canned soup needed for this delicious homemade Green Bean Casserole recipe made from scratch with real food, gluten free, and paleo friendly ingredients |
Green Bean Casserole

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Sage and Fennel Meatballs

Looking for an alternative to your traditional mashed potatoes this Thanksgiving? Look no further than these Mashed Parsnips with Caramelized Fennel and Bacon! | #glutenfree #dairyfree #paleo
Mashed Parsnips with Caramelized Fennel and Bacon


Delicious and easy no bake Chocolate and Peppermint Macaroons, can be made with carob powder for AIP | #glutenfree #grainfree #dairyfree #refinedsugarfree
Chocolate (or carob) and Peppermint Macaroons (AIP)

Mini Rustic Apple Pies, guest post on The Paleo Mom | #AIP #glutenfree
Mini Rustic Apple Pies (AIP)

Healthy (er) homemade Peppermint Bark made with real food ingredients | #glutenfree #grainfree #paleo #nutfree
Homemade Peppermint Bark

A delicious pumpkin pie with a buttery, flaky crust just the way you remember it but without the gluten, grains, eggs, or nuts | #AIP #paleo #glutenfree #eggfree #nutfree
Pumpkin Pie (AIP)

Holiday Peppermint Chocolate Cream Pie |
Holiday Peppermint Chocolate Cream Pie

Skip the vegetable oil laden store bought white chocolate chips and make your own instead with wholesome real food ingredients | #glutenfree #dairyfree #paleo
Dairy Free White Chocolate


Nothing warms the soul during the holiday season like enjoying a mug of Hot Buttered Rum with your (of age) loved ones. Especially when the aforementioned Hot Buttered Rum is made with nourishing, healthful fats and has less than half the normal amount of sugar. | #glutenfree #paleo
Hot Buttered Rum

Whiskey, hard cider and homemade maple cinnamon syrup are combined to make this delicious fall cocktail perfect for Thanksgiving |
Cinnamon Cider Bomb

I sincerely hope you all have a wonderful holiday season! And thanks for hanging out in my neck of the interwebs 😉

In vibrant health,