citrus avocado dressing and dip (gf, df, v, Paleo, Whole30)

Citrus Avocado Dip or Dressing (Whole30 approved!!!) // One Lovely Life

Avocados are my love language. If I possessed the skill to write sonnets, I would write at least one very good one about avocados. Since we went gluten and dairy free, they’ve become one of my go-to sources of healthy fats. They’re so versatile, taste delicious, and you can even freeze them! (Yep! It’s true!)… 

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Green Beans with Tangy Vinaigrette (gf, df, v, paleo, whole30)

Green Beans with Tangy Vinaigrette // One Lovely Life

Ohhhh, I love summer produce season! Nectarines, peaches, cherries, red ripe tomatoes, green beans, and more. When I saw that green beans were on sale this week, I couldn’t help but snatch them up. Green beans are one of my favorite simple sides. These are delicious. The sweetness of the caramelized onions combined with the… 

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Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. I rotate our toys to keep things interesting around here. With more than a dozen hours of our weekly therapy being in-home, I need to keep the toys/puzzles/books interesting enough that Sophie will engage with them during therapy too. We moved a few sets of blocks downstairs to our living room, and one day… 

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Daniel Tiger’s Veggie Spaghetti (gf, df, vegan)

Daniel Tiger's Veggie Spaghetti // One Lovely Life

In Autism therapy, we use a lot of what’s called social stories. Going to the doctor? Let’s read books, tell stories, and watch shows that feature going to the doctor. Learning about potty training? Having a babysitter over? Learning to share toys? Same story. It’s a great strategy for almost all children, whether they’re typical… 

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five fact friday

Five Face Friday // One Lovely Life

1. Jordan left yesterday. Sigh…. I’m doing my best not to sink into lonely despair. It was just so very fun to have her here! I’m a rather terrible hostess, but we did have loads of fun together watching movies, taking pictures, playing Just Dance, and going jogging/walking in the mornings. 2. Did you have a… 

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five fact friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. As much as I lament not living closer to ALL of our family, it does make visits from family much more sweet. We’ve had my sister here with us this week, and it’s been SO FUN. She’s been a blessed good sport at enduring our therapy schedule and general lack of doing anything fun or… 

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