Hi guys, I don’t usually post on the weekends but I’ve been holding onto the photos for this Loaded Baked Potato and Cauliflower Soup for weeks now and wanted to get it post while the weather is terrible and we’re all freezing.

I had plans today, got all the kids in the car, and then immediately drove home after putting gas in the car because I literally couldn’t.

Too cold for me.

Everyone keeps saying, “Amanda, it’s February, of course it’s cold” but y’all, last February I was wearing sleeveless dresses in New Orleans during Mardi Gras and not complaining about it being too cold to have a Jeep.

Summer needs to hurry.

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Easy, healthy, and delicious Paleo Butternut Squash and Bacon Soup is the perfect way to warm up on a winter day.

Paleo Butternut Squash and Bacon Soup  - easy, healthy, and delicious soup that's perfect for a cold winter day.

Originally shared on Food Fanatic in November 2017. You can find this Paleo Butternut Squash and Bacon Soup and many others over there!

I have fallen into the routine of making butternut squash soup every single night after the kids are in bed. And then the next day I have soup for breakfast and lunch and then I’m sad when dinner rolls around and there is no more soup left.

Is it possible to be addicted to butternut squash soup?

I literally panicked when I walked into the grocery store the other day to find that they were out of all squash but spaghetti squash. I can’t make a creamy soup with spaghetti squash.

I do several different versions of butternut squash soup (like this coconut curry one or this one with crab!) and most nights I’m just kind of throwing whatever I find in the fridge in. You can’t really go wrong when it comes to a soup like this.

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Turkey, Potato, and Corn Chowder - rich, delicious chowder in less than 30 minutes!

Heeeey guys, happy first day of winter break!

My kids are already driving me crazy. Shocker, right?

It’s crazy cold right now and nobody wants to go outside and run off their energy. So far we’ve gone a movie, taken the dogs to see Santa, decorated cookies, watched Home Alone 4 times, and eaten 3 batches of my mom’s Christmas mix.

Please send ideas.

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Paleo Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup is full of spicy, cozy flavor. Plus, it’s easy enough for a quick weeknight dinner!

Paleo Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup is full of spicy, cozy flavor. And it’s easy enough for a quick weeknight dinner!

One of my favorite favorite FAVORITE parts about fall is squash. I love squash. A few weeks ago I drove several towns over to a grocery store that I knew would have different varieties of squash than the stores in my town.

And I spent, like, 30 bucks on squash.

Just squash. Six different varieties of squash though.

But still, my favorite will always be butternut squash. Even though it’s pretty widely available all year long, I still go butternut squash crazy every fall.

I put it in eggs in the morning, I bake it into muffins, I top salads with it, and, of course, I make soup with it.

My all-time favorite is my Autumn Squash Soup (which can also be made paleo if you just substitute full fat coconut milk for the heavy cream and maybe just use fresh apple instead of apple juice) and I make that one at least once a week.

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup - easy kid-friendly soup! A creamy soup with broccoli, carrots, and cheddar cheese!

Okay guys, dinner time.

Does the whole family sit down at the table?

Does everyone do their own thing?

I’ll admit, I’m terrible at dinner time these days. I’m a stickler for the kids at the table all together, but more often than not, I’m in the kitchen working on the dishes or doing a 2nd batch of biscuits or whatever needs to be done. I’m close enough to hear their conversation but not actually participating, you know?

Then they want to watch videos on their tablets so no one’s actually talking to anyone anyway.

And I’m feeling like it’s time to get rid of that mealtime boredom and bring some fun to the table.

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