Recipes & Meal Ideas

I don't like calling everything I cook a "recipe". The word recipe has too many gourmet associations and expectations that come with it. So, I named this page Recipes & Meal Ideas instead. 

The food I cook for our family is usually no-fuss, easy and (most times) healthy. I'm always looking for new meal ideas that are safe for Little Guy and that our family will love.  I hope you find a few meal ideas here that will work for you and your family!


All recipes and meal ideas on this page are free of:

  • Peanut
  • Dairy (cow's milk protein - milk, butter, etc.)
  • Gluten and wheat (some now have wheat since Little Guy grew out of his wheat allergy but can be adapted as gluten free)
  • Egg
  • Sesame
I have found these recipes to work for my family. Of course, please read labels every time and make sure the food you cook and eat are safe for your family.

Breakfast:


Banana Bread Oat Muffins


Banana SunButter Frozen Pops


Easy SunButter Breakfast Cookies - my kids eat multiples of these!


Oat Muffins

Healthy Dairy-Free Smoothie: No Sugar Added


Healthy Green Ghostbuster Smoothie


Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal Bites - I make these about every other week


SunButter Banana Sandwich - Little Guy eats this almost every day


SunButter Baked Oatmeal - Great for a brunch

SunButter Overnight Oats - My go-to breakfast

Vegan Overnight Oats


Snacks:


Chocolate Cocoa Popcorn - sweet, salty and delicious!


Easy Homemade Applesauce 

Homemade Popcorn - Easy and on the stove!

Mexican Avocado Rice Snacks


No Bake Granola Bars


No Bake Oat Balls


Nut Free Granola Bars - *These are a STAPLE in our house!


Nut Free Snack Mix - Addicting!


Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Granola Bars 


Simple Oat Date Bars: Vegan and Gluten-free


White Bean, Basil and Lemon Hummus - *Sesame-free!

Sides:


Broccoli Coleslaw Salad - seriously delicious and egg-free


Cranberry Salad

Three Bean Salad - Great side dish for a crowd


Easy Summer Corn Salad


Roasted Autumn Veggies

Roasted Butternut Squash


Rosemary Thyme Oven Baked Fries

Stuffing: Gluten-free, Dairy-free and Egg-free (tastes like Stove Top!)

Meals:

Avocado, Basil, Spinach Pesto


Baked Chicken Fajitas - One pan and very easy!


Butternut Squash, White Bean and Kale Soup

Chicken and Spaghetti Squash


Chicken Wings with Pepperoni Sauce

Crockpot BBQ Pulled Pork


Crockpot Chicken Fajitas


Crockpot White Chicken Chili


Easy Chili: One pot and you're done


Easy Oven Baked Italian Meatballs - Egg Free! - I make these every few weeks and freeze the rest.


Emily's Favorite Harvest Soup


Kale and Tomato Pasta


Macaroni and Cheese: Vegan and Gluten-free - Freezer-friendly


Mayo-free Chicken Salad with Avocado and Tomato - An easy lunch option


Potato Skins: Healthy, Kid-Friendly and Dairy-free

Quesadilla: Gluten-free, dairy free and allergy-friendly


Roasted Sausage, Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts - Oh how I love roasting, it's so easy.


Simple Summer Sausage, Veggies and Pasta


Turkey Burger with Avocado, Tomato and Corn


Veggie Pizza: Vegan and Gluten-free


Dessert:


Allergy-friendly Rice Krispy Treats


Banana SunButter Frozen Pops


Birthday Cake Decoration: Sprinkle Numbers (no cookie cutter needed)


Birthday Cake: Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free and Nut-free

Chocolate Avocado Pudding


Chocolate Covered Pretzels (so easy)

Chocolate Pretzel Peppermint Bark


Easy Chocolate Cupcake Mix with Vanilla Frosting


Gluten-free, Dairy-free and Egg-free Cake with a Strawberry Twist


Healthy First Birthday Cake


SunButter Chocolate Cups


Mason Jar Chocolate Raspberry Parfait (if you're going to try any dessert, THIS is amazing!!)

Vegan Pineapple Cake (perfect for picnics, or something different to bring to a dinner party)


DISCLAIMER:

The information and materials contained in this blog are provided for general informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing medical or nutritional advice or giving a medical opinion.


Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding food allergies or a medical condition. 
I do post affiliate links on this blog which is of no cost to the reader. Reviews of all products are my own. I will reveal if I am paid to review a product.

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