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Merry Christmas and Welcome to Simple Meals Friday Holiday Edition!

We all know that the food makes up a huge part of the holidays. Often there are dishes that hold special memories for us, whether it’s your Grandma’s cookies or your best friend’s mashed potatoes. This week we invite you to link up your favorite Christmas and holiday meals, treats, tips or even stories relating to special food memories.
With the holidays upon us simple meals can take the ease off the business of season. Don’t forget to slow down and savor the moments! 

There is nothing like having a collection of simple meals to throw together in a slow cooker first thing in the morning or in a skillet as a last minute dinner. What are your favorite slow cooker, rice cooker, skillet meals and salads?
We want to know your easy to make meals. It’s great learn and be inspired by others. When you link up on any of our sites the links will show up on all the blogs.

Meet Your Hosts

Katie of Mexican Wildflower

Amanda of Natural Living Mamma

Jacquelyn of LittleOwlCrunchyMomma

Please Read and Follow these Simple Meals Friday Rules
  • Keep the foods “nourishing”, such as homemade chicken stocks, whole grains, vegetables, fruits, healthy fats (lard, coconut oil, butter, olive oil, tallow), unrefined sugars, flours and salts and meats.
  • Please don’t include recipes using processed oils such as soy and canola oil, msg laden bouillons and other highly processed foods. Try to incorporate traditional methods of preparing foods like, sprouting, soaking, sourdough and lacto-fermentation. If I notice a recipe using these ingredients it will be deleted.
  • Link back to this blog hop, it is a common linking courtesy. It helps to build a stronger blogging community. That way we can all learn and share with each other.


We enjoyed reading all your submissions. The hosts will pick a favorite post to feature on next week’s Simple Meals Friday. If you want to be featured please be sure to link back to this blog hop.
Featured Bloggers
Can it get much better than this? Green Thickies make carmel sauce from apple juice!
Life Less Hurried has a simple recipe to make salami from ground beef and a few other ingredients!
These colorful soaked millet and zucchini pancakes are brought to us by Peeling Back the Onion Layers

How to share your Simple Meals:

Use the linky box below (or post in the comments) to share your recipes. You can use old or new posts and as many as you’d like. We are looking forward to seeing what you will add!


About Amanda

Amanda is a mother of two amazing toddlers. She is an herbalist, natural living guru, and real food, gluten free eating pro. She loves to help educate others on how to take control of their own health through natural living, real food, herbs, essential oils, and most of all - a positive mind set. Her other business Natural Herbal Living Magazine is all about helping people learn about how to use one herb a month on a deep and profound level.
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8 Responses to Simple Meals Friday Holiday Edition

  1. Thank you for featuring my Soaked Millet Zucchini Pancakes! It is an honor! 🙂

  2. Hi, this week I have shared my fantastic my festive mince pie smoothie and a great collection of healthy holiday drinks to get you in the mood for Christmas.

    Thank you for hosting

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