Closeup of a bowl of roasted squash and apple soup

Simple Kabocha Squash and Apple Soup

Roasted kabocha squash and apple soup makes the perfect meal prep recipe that’s also paleo, gluten free, Whole30, and vegan-friendly.

A big bowl of soup provides comfort on even the chilliest days. I should know. I live in North Dakota.

Terrible jokes aside, soups are always welcome in my kitchen. There’s a soup to please everyone — and this one’s an all-around people pleaser, because it’s silky-smooth with just a touch of sweetness from the added roasted apples.

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Woman serving a platter of pork satay skewers with SunButter satay sauce

SunButter Pork Satay Skewers (Nut Free, Paleo)

This blog post and SunButter Pork Satay recipe are sponsored by SunButter®! All opinions and experiences are my own.

You wouldn’t think it from looking at the photos, but these SunButter Pork Satay Skewers make a perfect weeknight dinner. This recipe doesn’t require much prep and cooks in just 10 minutes!

With a simple gluten free and dairy free marinade plus the creamy, nut free SunButter sauce, you’ll see why pork definitely deserves a spot on your meal rotation.

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Casserole dish with dairy free green bean casserole

Bacon-Topped Dairy Free Green Bean Casserole

Dairy Free Green Bean Casserole makes the perfect vegetable-filled, nourishing side dish for winter! I’ve already got my eyes on my Thanksgiving menu, and this gluten free recipe is sure to make an appearance.

It’s not only dairy free — it’s gluten free, low carb, keto-friendly, paleo, and Whole30. So unless you’re a vegetarian or vegan (I topped it with bacon because DUH), this casserole fits all sorts of lifestyles while still providing those earthy, warm, comforting flavors that we tend to lean on for wintertime gatherings.

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Bowl of slow cooker gumbo with rice and a spoon

Low Carb Slow Cooker Gumbo

The older I get, the more I appreciate a cozy, comforting bowl or soup or stew like this slow cooker gumbo.

Paleo, Whole30, low carb, and keto-friendly, this crockpot gumbo simmers away all day to create a perfect amalgamation of spicy veggies, chicken thighs, and hot Italian sausage. One big bowl of this Louisiana classic, and you’ll be glad you’ve got a whole crock of leftovers ready to go for the next day!

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