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    My name is Heather. I'm a child of God, wife of 12 years, and mom to two young boys nearing 3 & 6 years old.

    I have been blogging on and off since 2003 and have covered a variety of topics: recipes, cooking, photography, being a stay-at-home-mom, surviving melanoma, retiring from photography, my faith, hobbies, mommyhood, the array of therapies required for the special needs in our household.

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meal planning the month of December

Paleo-Approved Classic Chicken Salad,

Swiss Steak,

Avocado and lime tuna salad,

Shepherd’s pie,

homemade gluten-free pizza made with Pamela’s GF pizza mix,

Salisbury Steak,

Moroccan Grilled Salmon

Meatwave chicken drumsticks & sweet potato fries

spicy tuna cakes

grass fed hamburgers & gluten free buns

homemade pizza or calzone from Pamela’s gluten free pizza mix (we like Applegate salami, black olives, artichoke, peppers, cheese – Little Dude has even liked bananas on his pizza… whatever floats your boat, buddy!)

ground beef stroganoff

chicken tortilla soup (done in dutch oven instead of crockpot)

cod paleo fishsticks (we just did these and they were a huge hit – Little Dude even asked for more!)

cheesy potato soup

Bacon and BBQ Burger Salad

loaded gluten-free quesadillas

Game-day Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Korean Beef

gluten-free grilled cheese & soup (Little Dude picked out 4 new soups at Vitamin Cottage)

honey chipotle beef meatballs

Christmas Day: Elana’s roasted whole chicken (Costco has great organic chicken)

Christmas Eve: smoked wild-caught salmon

gluten-free chicken enchiladas (corn tortillas or Rudi’s gluten-free from Costco)

grass-fed beef tacos

Moroccan-Style Stewed Chicken with Olive Couscous

canned wild-caught tuna Panini on gf bread or gf English Muffin




I’m trying some new recipes that I found on Pinterest with the search “cheap paleo dinner” – some of these aren’t paleo but they will be gluten-free and modified to fit our needs.


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