Quick Fruit Salad

I love fruit of almost any kind. This is a quick easy fruit salad that can be made in advance and the longer it sits in the fridge before serving the better it is!
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It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
Any fruit you would like.
I used apples, a banana, strawberries, and grapes.
Equal parts of lemon juice, water, and sugar.
For this I used 1/2 Cup of each lemon juice, water, and sugar.
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How To:
Peel, Slice, Dice, and Clean your fruits.
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Add your lemon juice, water, and sugar into a large bowl and mix well until sugar is dissolved.
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Now add your fruits and mix well!
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Cover with lid and place in fridge for at least 2-3 hours.
Serve and enjoy!
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Buffalo Shredded Chicken Pita – Crock Pot

This is by far one of my favorite meals! Set it and forget it! So filling and so good! We had this for the Super Bowl! So good!

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It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: 350 (based on the food brands I used) Read your labels for accurate calorie counts. Follow package serving size for accurate counting of calories. I measure everything per plate/bowl based on serving sizes listed on all packages/containers to determine calories.

What you need:
4-6 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
1 Bottle of your Favorite Hot Sauce (watch for allergens)
2-4 TBL Butter (dairy free)
2 TBL Worchester Sauce (watch for allergens)
2 Cloves Garlic minced
1 Packet Ranch Seasoning (watch for allergens)
2 Cups Water (optional) (reduces hot sauce spice just a bit)

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How to:
Combine all ingredients into crock pot and set to high.
Lay frozen chicken breast over mixture and mix around to cover chicken.

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Pour Ranch Seasoning Packet over chicken and mix around again incorporating ranch into rest of ingredients.

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Cook for 4-6 hours or until fork tender and cooked thoroughly.
Remove from crock pot shred with two forks return to crock pot on low for 1 hour.

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TIME TO EAT!

Take one Pita cut in half and toast in toaster.
Spread Dairy Free Ranch Dip (see recipe in Dip Section) (or ranch dip of your choice) on interior of Pita.

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Scoop in shredded buffalo chicken and enjoy! ❤

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Skinny Cran-Lime Water

A very dear friend of mine gave me a tip for a cleansing drink that makes drinking water so easy! I have to share it with the world! Thank you Nae for this AMAZING tip!

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It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: 2.5-5 (based on the food brands I used) Read your labels for accurate calorie counts. Follow package serving size for accurate counting of calories. I measure everything per plate/bowl based on serving sizes listed on all packages/containers to determine calories.

What you need:
Diet 100% Cranberry Juice
Lime Juice
Water

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How to:
Using a half full 16 oz water bottle fill remainder of bottle with diet cranberry juice and 3 drops of lime juice – adjust lime juice to your liking. Give it a shake and DRINK!

That easy!

Extremely healthy, natural, cleansing, and great for the body!
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Garlic Potatoes – Crock Pot

Garlic is one of my all time favorite spices! I love it and us it in pretty much everything! You can never have to much garlic!
This is a kid approved amazing side dish!
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It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: 210 for 1 potato (based on the food brands I used) Read your labels for accurate calorie counts. Follow package serving size for accurate counting of calories. I measure everything per plate/bowl based on serving sizes listed on all packages/containers to determine calories.

What you will need:
5-6 Large Potatoes
1 Cup Butter
1 Cup Water
1-2 TBL Garlic Salt
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How To:
Peel and largely dice potatoes
Pour 1 cup water, 1 cup butter (dairy free if needed), 1-2 TBL Garlic into crock pot
Dump in prepared potatoes.
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Cook on high for 5 hours or until potatoes are tender.
Enjoy! ❤
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Real Snow – Snow Cones

This winter has been unbelievable. The “polar vortex” has definitely showed itself time and time again. With temperatures ranging from -35 to just a freezing for several weeks now dumping inches and inches of snow every couple of days we have had to find things that are fun and keep the kids entertained. First was the real snow ice cream (check that recipe if you haven’t yet) now it’s Real Snow – Snow Cones.

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not counted the calories yet :/
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What you need:
5 cups fresh snow (yup, not the yellow snow) Make sure its fresh and clean
1 packet of your favorite Kool-Aid
1 cup sugar
1-2 cups water

How to:
Collect your 5 cups or more if needed of fresh snow.
In a separate bowl combine, Kool-Aid packet (we used grape), 1 cup sugar, 1 cup water. Mix until sugar is dissolved. Judge the thickness as you are mixing. You want it to be more of a thicker syrupy consistency. Add more water if needed.
Fill the cup/bowl of choice with snow and pour Kool-Aid mixture over top. You be the judge how much you would like on your snow cone. Stir to combine with snow.
Serve and enjoy!
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Fun winter treat for the whole family!!!

BBQ Pork Chops – Crock Pot

These chops are so tender and filled with flavor! A huge hit with our family!
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It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels.

Calorie count: I have not counted calories yet for this meal.

What you will need:
4-6 Boneless Pork Chops
1-2 Bottles of BBQ (your choice) (we use Sweet Baby Ray’s)
1 onion
Garlic Salt

How To:
Slice onion in to 4-6 slice (1 per chop)
Cover bottom of Crock pot about 1/2 inch with BBQ sauce
Now layer one row of chops on bottom of crock pot, place onion slice on top of each chop, shake garlic salt on top of each chop, cover that layer with bbq sauce. Repeat until all chops are used.
Add more bbq to cover completely. I always add water to the bbq bottle, screw lid back on shake, then dump on top.
Cook on high 4-6 hours until chops are fork tender and cook through. (time will depend on your crock pot)

These chops are so tendered and filled with flavor! Enjoy!