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Simply Made Archive for: ‘kid approved’
Pumpkin Chili

I don’t know if it’s the added pumpkin or what, but this is seriously one of my favorite chili’s. Even better the second day, so be sure to make extra! Ingredients 2 lbs lean ground beef 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 yellow onion (diced) 2 Tbsp chili powder 2 Tbsp cumin 2 tsp garlic powder …

Chicken Stew

A bowl of this chicken stew will warm you right down to your soul. Ingredients 3 pounds of chicken breast (cubed) 4 Tbsp olive oil 4 carrots (peeled & sliced) 1 yellow onion (chopped) 4 stalks celery (chopped) 1/4 cup flour 1 tsp rosemary 1 tsp thyme 1/2 tsp sage salt & pepper (to taste) …

One Pan Potato, Sausage & Kale

Love love LOVE one pan meals – like seriously it doesn’t get much easier than this!! Ingredients 6 cups baby potatoes (cut in half) 1 large red onion (sliced thin) 8 chicken sausages (sliced about 1 inch thick) 3 Tbsp olive oil 2 tsp dried thyme himalayan salt & pepper (to taste) 1 large bunch …

Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies

Mmmm doesn’t get much better than peanut butter & chocolate. Seriously a match made in heaven!! The dates in this recipe make these cookies extra moist and delicious – I bet you can’t eat just one!?! Ingredients 1 cup natural peanut butter 1 packed cup soft medjool dates (pitted & chopped) 1 egg 2 tsp pure …

Rustic Vegetable Soup

A hot bowl of homemade soup is the absolute perfect comfort food on a rainy day or chilly winter’s night. It’s like a warm hug – cozy and soul soothin! Ingredients 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 large yellow onion (diced) 3 cloves garlic (minced) 3 large carrots (chopped) 3 stalks celery (chopped) 4 …

Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip

This peanut butter yogurt dip takes only a few minutes to whip up and is perfect snack to greet the kids (young & old) after school 💯 In a bowl simply mix together ➡️ 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt, 1 – 2 Tbsp of peanut butter 🥜 and 1 tsp of honey until well combined. …

Date & Walnut Banana Bread

  Mmm this banana loaf is so moist and delicious. The dates add the right amount of sweetness and the walnuts add the perfect texture. Great as an afternoon snack with your favorite cup of tea.   Ingredients 2 cups mashed ripe bananas (approximately 5 medium bananas) 1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce 2 large eggs …

Simple Apple Cinnamon Granola

One of my favorite ways to spend a rainy fall morning, is in my kitchen “playing” and coming up with a new recipe. LOVE how this “Simple Apple Cinnamon Granola” turned out. Ooooh AND the best part…..so simple!! Ingredients 5 cups large flake oats 1/4 cup chia seeds 1 1/2 cups raw walnuts (coarsely chopped) …

Simple Breakfast Cookies

 These Simple Breakfast Cookies are a total GAME CHANGER – perfect for those crazy mornings – and to change it up – simply switch out the cranberries with another dried fruit and the seeds with another or some raw nuts. Ingredients   2 ripe bananas (mashed) 1/3 cup natural peanut butter (warmed) 1/4 cup honey …

Simple Broccoli Salad

  Taking only minutes to prepare – this salad is FULL of yummy flavor – and is the perfect addition to your next bbq meal.   Ingredients 4 cups raw broccoli florets (cut into small pieces) 4 celery stalks (diced) 1/3 of a red onion (diced) 4 strips turkey bacon (cooked crispy and chopped) 1/2 …

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