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Easy Mexican Chicken Recipe (Sheet Pan Dinner)

Easy Mexican Chicken Recipe (Sheet Pan Dinner)

Are there certain days of the week when you have almost NO time to cook? If so, keep this Easy Mexican Chicken Recipe at the top of your list of quick meal recipes. As my kids have gotten older and are involved in more activities, our schedule has become busier....

Beef and Carrot Noodle Bowls

Beef and Carrot Noodle Bowls

Do you ever get tired of making the same recipe or meal from a specific ingredient? That’s how I felt when I created these Beef and Carrot Noodle Bowls. When it comes to beef chuck roast, which is one of my favorite cuts of beef, I tend to make one of two things with...

Gluten Free Dairy Free Pancakes

Gluten Free Dairy Free Pancakes

Are you more of a pancake person or a waffle person? Either way you’ll love the batter for these Gluten Free Dairy Free Pancakes because you can use it to make pancakes or waffles. Bonus, right? In my house, I have 1 waffle kid and 1 pancake kid. Anyone else have...

Chicken and Rice Casserole Recipe (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Chicken and Rice Casserole Recipe (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

If you grew up in a “meat and potatoes” kind of house like I did, then you probably ate a lot of casseroles. There were a few staple casseroles my mom would make regularly. This Chicken and Rice Casserole Recipe was one of them, and I can’t wait for you to try my...

Dairy Free Cream of Chicken Soup (Gluten Free)

Dairy Free Cream of Chicken Soup (Gluten Free)

If you’ve ever felt like you can no longer make your favorite comfort foods now that you’re eating gluten and dairy free, then this Dairy Free Cream of Chicken Soup recipe will brighten your day in a big way! As a child of the 80’s and 90’s, it’s no surprise that I...

Homemade Poultry Seasoning

Homemade Poultry Seasoning

I know you may be wondering why you’d go to the work of making your own seasoning blend, but hear me out on this one! Making your own seasoning blends, such as this Homemade Poultry Seasoning, is simple to do and then you know exactly what’s in the mix. Before I go...

Boozy Chocolate Truffles (Dairy Free)

Boozy Chocolate Truffles (Dairy Free)

Can I let you in on a little secret about chocolate truffles? They look WAY harder to make than what they really are. Trust me on this, okay? In fact, jump on down to the actual recipe for these Boozy Chocolate Truffles (that are dairy free!), skim through the recipe,...

Pear-Pecan Cake with Spiked Caramel Sauce

Pear-Pecan Cake with Spiked Caramel Sauce

Before pear season leaves us, make a point to whip up this Pear-Pecan Cake with Spiked Caramel Sauce. This gluten and dairy free cake is not fussy at all to make, which means it’s the perfect dessert for a cozy night in, whether you’re entertaining or just want a...

Dairy Free Taco Dip

Dairy Free Taco Dip

Going to parties where there is likely going to be a lot of heavy, cheesy dips and appetizers isn’t always easy when you need to avoid dairy, but today I’m sharing my favorite Dairy Free Taco Dip that is always a hit. It’s been known to fool some of the biggest cheese...

Fresh Now: Kale

Fresh Now: Kale

In an effort to eat more fruits and vegetables and encourage you to do the same, I’m introducing a new series on my blog called “Fresh Now”, where I will highlight a fruit or vegetable that is in season.  You’ll get all the details about the health benefits as...

Egg Free Caesar Salad Dressing (Dairy Free)

Egg Free Caesar Salad Dressing (Dairy Free)

If you love Caesar salads as much as I do, but can’t have dairy and don’t love the idea of using raw eggs in your dressing (which classic Caesar salad dressings do), then I’ve got the answer to your prayers with this easy Egg Free Caesar Salad Dressing! And before you...

3 Easy Steps to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

3 Easy Steps to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

I’m guessing you KNOW that eating more fruits and vegetables is important for good health, but do you STRUGGLE to make it happen? If so, I want you to follow these 3 Easy Steps to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables that are outlined below so you can make eating more...

Potato-Kale Meatball Soup

Potato-Kale Meatball Soup

What’s better on a cold, snowy winter day than a bowl of soul warming soup? Maybe eating that soup curled up on the couch with a good book, but since that wouldn’t be super easy to do, I’d suggest eating this Potato-Kale Meatball Soup at the dinner table and THEN...

Sausage Meatballs with Roasted Potatoes and Broccoli

Sausage Meatballs with Roasted Potatoes and Broccoli

When the holiday season hits and the “to-do” list seems to be never ending, it’s more important than ever to stay on track with your healthy cooking and eating even though that may seem like more work than you have time for. But with recipes like this Sausage...

Creamy Roasted Pepper Tomato Sauce

Creamy Roasted Pepper Tomato Sauce

Need a sauce that's rich in flavor and can be used in a ton of ways? Try this Creamy Roasted Pepper Tomato Sauce. It's got all the flavor you want from a jarred pasta sauce, without any of the added sugar or preservatives. Plus, it won't take you all day to make. I...

5 Ingredient Butternut Squash Soup

5 Ingredient Butternut Squash Soup

Now that summer has faded to fall and the cooler temps have rolled in, I'm in soup and stew mode. Anyone else? If so, give this 5 Ingredient Butternut Squash Soup a try. It's easy to make and uses a very short list of simple ingredients. What could be better? Is this...

Italian Pasta Salad (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Italian Pasta Salad (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

When it comes to pasta salad, the sky’s the limit as to the variety of flavors and ingredients that you can add, but when you’re not eating gluten and dairy, most pasta salads are off limits. Not anymore! This Italian Pasta Salad is gluten free and dairy free, but...

Gluten Free Zucchini Bread (Dairy Free)

Gluten Free Zucchini Bread (Dairy Free)

With the weather showing signs of cooling down, I think it’s time to turn the oven back on and do some baking, don’t you? If you agree, I’d suggest you put this Gluten Free Zucchini Bread on the top of your list of recipes to make! Zucchini bread bridges the gap...

Grilled Mini Meat Loaves

Grilled Mini Meat Loaves

While it may seem surreal that school is back in full swing (seriously, where did summer go?!?), it’s here to stay and that means BUSY nights and even LESS time to cook. Anyone feel me? If so, these Grilled Mini Meat Loaves just might be the answer to your prayers for...

Best Dairy Free Yogurt to Substitute for Plain Yogurt

Best Dairy Free Yogurt to Substitute for Plain Yogurt

Do you ever get confused when it comes to picking out the best food product or ingredient when there are several (or many!) options? Today I’m going to answer the question of which is the best dairy free yogurt to substitute for plain yogurt so that you won’t have to...

Dairy Free Basil Pesto (Nut Free)

Dairy Free Basil Pesto (Nut Free)

Eating dairy free should NOT mean that you have to stop eating your favorite foods, and, for me, pesto ranks pretty high on my list of favorites! So, the thought of never making pesto again when I got serious about eating dairy free was not an option! I think you’ll...

Dairy Free Peach-Mango Smoothie Popsicles (3 Ingredients!)

Dairy Free Peach-Mango Smoothie Popsicles (3 Ingredients!)

I’m going to keep this short and sweet today, because that’s the theme of these Dairy Free Peach-Mango Smoothie Popsicles…short and sweet! These peach-mango popsicles have just 3 ingredients and take very little time to make! Popsicles are a refreshing summer treat...

Herb-Balsamic Grilled Chicken with Peach-Pepper Salsa

Herb-Balsamic Grilled Chicken with Peach-Pepper Salsa

Do you ever have those moments when a thought or a new way of thinking about something hits you in the face and you have an epiphany about what to change or do differently? I know this does NOT seem like it would have ANYTHING to do with recipes, but as crazy as it...

Cilantro-Lime Cabbage Coleslaw (Dairy Free)

Cilantro-Lime Cabbage Coleslaw (Dairy Free)

When it comes to coleslaw, do you get overwhelmed at ALL the different ways you can make it or are you like “bring it on, I want to try all the coleslaw recipes”? No matter which side of the fence you’re on, I think you should try this Cilantro-Lime Cabbage Coleslaw...

Welcome to Fresh Food Bites!

Welcome to Fresh Food Bites!

I'm Laura...mom, wife, dietitian, and I love to cook and EAT! I hope to inspire you to eat more vegetables and nourish your body and soul one bite at a time with creative recipes that work and, most importantly, taste great! 

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