Join Our Recipe Testing Team

Hey Friends! Do you love to cook? Need some fresh meal ideas? Rachel and I are in the thick of recipe testing for our forthcoming cookbook, From Freezer to Cooker, and we could use your help. Especially if you own a slow cooker or an Instant Pot. Why a Recipe

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Real Food Menu Plan for January 15 to January 21: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 “Stock Up and Save”

Raise your hand if you’ve had a snow day yet. We’ve only been back in school a few days and our crew is already holding out hope for an out of school snow day. Please tell me we are not alone. Snow days are so much fun, but it sure

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Whole30 Freezer Party Makes Meal Prep a Cinch

Hi friends. I’m Natalie, a mama, paleo food enthusiast, and blogger over at Lovely Inside Out. I’ve been making freezer meals for a while now to help take the load off our mid-week dinnertime dash. I’ve also done a few Whole30 resets over the past two years. And to be

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Fiesta Chopped Salad

Fiesta Chopped Salad (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

This fresh, delicious, and super healthy Fiesta Chopped Salad (or is it salsa?) works as a light lunch, side dish, appetizer, or snack anytime. Make this on the weekend and eat on it throughout the week. Eat on its own or scoop it with tortilla chips or crackers. (Note: We are

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Real Food Menu Plan for January 8 to January 14: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 “Stock Up and Save”

Welcome to 2018! Hopefully, you made it through the holiday season unscathed. Hopefully, you are staying warm this winter. And hopefully, your freezer is fully stocked. But, just in case your freezer is not stocked, no worries…you’ve come to the right place. Have you gotten a chance to snag our

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Healthy, freezer-friendly mini meatballs soup

Mini Meatball Soup {Freezer Meal}

Freezer-friendly Mini Meatball Soup is the perfect for warming up your family on a cold winter night. Well, there’s no avoiding it now. Winter is on it’s way. Soon it will be time for puffy coats, chunky sweaters, and down blankets. It won’t be long until we’re all doing that

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Merry Christmas!

“A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices…” Merry Christmas, Thriving Home friends. Like many of you, we are using this week to rest and spend time with our families. Everything will be back in action in 2018!

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Real Food Menu Plan for December 22 to December 28: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 “Stock Up and Save”

Here we are at Christmas. You’ll see our menu is a bit different because of that. For instance, instead of Meatless Monday, we will have Perfectly Grilled Steak and for dessert, we’ll have the Best Chocolate Cake you’ve ever eaten.  (We will use this cake in our family celebration of

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10 Winter Fashion Must-Haves Under $50

I (Polly) come from a small lake down. (Camdenton, MO if you know where that even is). As a child, I grew up wearing combination of a bathing suits, Umbros, over-sized t-shirts, and Tevas pretty much every day of my life. In college, I realized that fashion was not my

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Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

The sweet and vibrant flavor of this Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette homemade salad dressing will bring life and flavor to any salad.  As much as I love cooking from scratch, I still feel a little out of my element when it comes to salad dressings. I know they are easy. I

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