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Brown Rice Cereal with Raisins and Pecans

December 8, 2014
Brown Rice Cereal with Raisins and Pecans | InspiredRD.com #SweetNaturally

I worked together with the California Raisin Marketing Board to create this recipe and was compensated for my time. The opinions below are mine and mine alone and do not represent those of the California Raisin Marketing Board. ***** A couple years ago, I teamed up with the California Raisins to create some killer recipes […]

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DIY Hot Chocolate Stirs with Van’s Snack Bars

December 2, 2014
DIY Hot Chocolate Stirs with Van's Snack Bars

I’m over at Van’s Foods today teaching you how to whip up these fun Hot Chocolate Stirs. They are so easy and make a perfect treat or handmade gift for the holidays. Click here or on the photos below to learn how to make your own!

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Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Sides

November 26, 2014
Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Sides | InspiredRD for Van's Foods

I’m sharing some kid-friendly Thanksgiving side dishes on Van’s Foods blog today. Click on the photos to see the recipes! Also, if you have been looking into the MuTu System for diastasis recti, this weekend you can grab the program for 40% off! Sale starts tomorrow and goes through Monday.   Happy Thanksgiving!     […]

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Gluten-Free Wild Rice Stuffing

November 20, 2014
Gluten-Free Wild Rice Stuffing | InspiredRD.com

It’s the best meal of the year: Thanksgiving Dinner. I’m getting excited right now just thinking about it. The turkey, the mashed potatoes, the stuffing…it’s all so wonderful. I remember my first Thanksgiving after getting married. There were only four of us celebrating in a tiny apartment, but the table was loaded with food. We […]

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Easy Party Appetizer: Nuts with Goat Cheese and Grapes

November 16, 2014
Easy Party Appetizer: Grapes, Goat Cheese and Nuts | InspiredRD.com

Last week I hosted a Noonday Collection trunk show. My friend Sarah drove up from Tucson so we could have fun trying on all the beautiful jewelry Noonday has to offer. I only added a few fifteen things to my Christmas wishlist. I set out a few simple appetizers for the guests. We had popcorn, antipasto bites, […]

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Paleo Turkey Chili

October 30, 2014
Paleo Turkey Chili in the Crockpot | InspiredRD.com #glutenfree

My favorite part of Halloween is probably the annual “make-the-face-of-your-pumpkin” photo. That never gets old. What does get old? The heat. I know, we choose to live here, but can’t I just wear a scarf once in the month of October? No? Ok fine. I’ll just take my whiny self into the air-conditioned house and curl […]

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Pumpkin Spiced Hummus

October 14, 2014
Pumpkin Hummus | InspiredRD.com #glutenfree #halloween

The first time Joe took a bit of hummus, he proudly exclaimed, “I love this humpus!” Yes, humpus. We laughed so hard that the name stuck. So if you come over and I put out a tray of veggies and humpus, please make sure to refer to it accordingly. For October entertaining, I love to […]

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2014 Gluten Free Halloween Candy List (and what to do with all that candy)

October 13, 2014
2014 Gluten Free Halloween Candy List

It’s almost Halloween, so it’s time to start thinking about ALL THE CANDY. If you’re gluten-free like me, you’ll want to make sure any candy you eat is safe. Click here or on the image below to find this year’s list of gluten-free Halloween candy. But just because it’s gluten-free, doesn’t mean it’s healthy. So what should […]

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What I want you to know about living with chronic pain

October 7, 2014
What I want you to know about living with chronic pain

Pain comes and goes in my life, but when it comes, it sets up camp for a good while. Weeks at a time when my whole life revolves around pain. Sometimes chronic pain has a name, most of the time it doesn’t. Sometimes that is the hardest part of all. Sometimes people think it’s all […]

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A few days in…a homeschool and Whole 30 update

September 18, 2014
Charlotte Mason Homeschool First Day Photos

We are a few days into homeschooling and the Whole 30. At first I thought we were crazy to start both at once, but I am appreciating the extra energy from the boost of whole foods. We are eating tons of vegetables, good protein, and healthy fats. I don’t think I could have made it […]

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