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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...

Eating Gluten Free and Dairy Free? Keep It Simple!

Eating Gluten Free and Dairy Free? Keep It Simple!

Have you ever thought about giving up gluten and dairy, but when it comes down to taking action, you fizzle out because it just seems WAY TOO HARD? If so, you’re not alone. It can seem overwhelming enough to eliminate one food from your diet, let alone two. Now, I’m...

Dairy Free Chicken Piccata Meatballs

Dairy Free Chicken Piccata Meatballs

While chicken piccata is traditionally based on skinless, boneless chicken breasts, I think you will want to give this Dairy Free Chicken Piccata Meatballs recipe a try! The meatballs have way more flavor than a simple chicken breast, which makes the overall flavor...

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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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