Crockpot Paleo Chicken Tortilla Soup

We’re wrapping up week two of our paleo diet and I can already feel the difference of eating clean. While I’m not doing Whole 30, I’ve cut out all carbs, dairy and sugar — so I guess it’s not really that far off. I had to get over the initial slump of feeling lousy, wanting to eat everything in sight and desperately missing my Diet Coke. But now my diet is getting into a rhythm and I can already notice a change in my appetite and cravings. And I’ve been pleasantly surprised at how much I like almond milk this go around! Who knew? Of course, meal planning is key, and when researching dinners, I came across several variations of paleo chicken tortilla soup. So I took my own spin on the dish — and it turned out really delicious and filling (and husband approved).

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

This time of year just calls for warm, hearty soup… and I certainly don’t discriminate. Whether beef stew, vegetable minestrone or homemade tomato basil, you really can’t go wrong. I love making a big batch and throwing it in the freezer to warm up on a whim — and most soups can be made in one big pot, which makes clean up super easy. Ahhhh, soup season.

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Broccoli Cheese Soup via VMW

We are so ready for the three-day holiday weekend… Aren’t you? Well to get you through Thursday, we are featuring another one of our favorite friends–Stephanie from The Vintage Modern Wife! If you aren’t following her blog, you must. She is a sweetheart with an adorable little life, a husband who adores her, a puppy named Pearl and she’s a southern girl, just like us! Oh, and be sure to swing by her blog today too because we did a little swap and are hosting a giveaway over there! Okay, now for some cheesy goodness…

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