Posts filed under: Real Food

Real Food Diary – What I Ate Today I’ve been doing intermittent fasting for a few days. I’ve had a good experience so far, but I’m concerned that my 18/6 fasting schedule was too restrictive. Today I’m trying a 12/12...
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Real Food Diary – What I Ate Today I’ve heard a lot about intermittent fasting and how eating fewer times in a day increases health. I thought I’d give it a try and see how my body responded. I chose...
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Real Food Diary – What I Ate Today If you haven’t tried my Chocolate Maple Fudge recipe, please check it out. You know those pesky chocolate cravings you get every now and then? I keep this fudge on hand in...
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Real Food Diary – What I Ate Today I don’t care about the millennial stereotype that comes along with avocado toast, folks. Actually, I’m technically a Gen-X’er, though barely. So, you can point and laugh all you want. I love...
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Easy Honey Balsamic Roasted Vegetables Raise your hand if honey balsamic roasted vegetables sounds yummy. Now, raise your hand if you have time to babysit a balsamic glaze on the stove on a random weeknight. Yeah. Me neither. That’s why...
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Is Low Temperature Pasteurized Milk Healthy? My family is fortunate to have a local source of raw grass-fed cow’s milk. We drink it daily and make wonderful dairy foods from it like raw whey, raw cream cheese, and raw yogurt....
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Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Healthy chocolate peanut butter fudge? Is that possible? Yes, my friends. It’s not only possible, it’s super easy and melt-in-your-mouth decadent. Who Doesn’t Love Chocolate and Peanut Butter? Chocolate and peanut butter are a classic...
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Real Food Diary – What I Ate Today I have finally found a gluten free pasta I love. I’ll have to do a whole review of it soon, but for now you can check it out for yourself.  It’s called...
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Sometimes I Get Tired of Eating Healthy I remember the weekend I decided I’d had enough of eating real food. I’d been on my real food journey for about eight months. The week before I began a new job, carted my...
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How to Eat Healthy at a Party Without Offending Your Host There are many opportunities throughout the year for parties and get-togethers with family and friends. Hanging out with those you love to celebrate a special occasion or just being...
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Simple Homemade Soaked Crackers Recipe After our family stopped eating conventionally prepared grains and started eating our grains soaked, soured, or sprouted, I started experimenting with and tweaking various recipes for our favorite grain products. These days I mostly bake...
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Simple and Delicious Scrambled Eggs with Avocado I admit that eating a better breakfast was difficult for me when I first began my real food journey. I was used to eating carb-laden breakfast foods just to get something down my...
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Real Food Diary – What I Ate Today This morning I didn’t feel well. Not sure what was wrong, but I felt better by lunch time, thank goodness. Because breakfast was skimpy I treated myself to to lunch out at...
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Why I’m Not A Vegan When people discover I’m into healthy, real food I’m sometimes asked if I’m a vegan. If you’ve looked around my website you know I’m not a vegan. The truth is that many years ago, before...
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Real Food Diary – What I Ate Today Today was a pretty typical day. I mean, I did add peaches to my oatmeal. Fancy, y’all. The Twice Baked Potato Pie was pretty yummy. Be sure to check out the recipe....
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How to Make Soaked Wheat Tortillas When I began my real food journey, one of the things that troubled me most was how I would replace conventional, store-bought wheat products such as tortillas.  Sourdough bread, soaked waffles, and soaked pancakes...
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Real Food Dairy – What I Ate Today The highlight of today’s food choices was definitely my homemade chocolate pudding. I make it with raw milk and gently heat it so that the enzymes and good bacteria aren’t damaged. It’s...
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Free Real Food Meal Plans – Week Fourteen Whether you’re new to a real food diet or simply need some fresh ideas, my free real food meal plans make your life easier. Each recipe in this meal planner follows the...
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Real Food Diary – What I Ate Today One of the best things I learned when starting a real food diet is that there no such thing as breakfast food, lunch food, or dinner food. All food can and should...
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How to Eat Healthy on Vacation It’s easy to eat healthy at home when you’ve got a full kitchen of pots, pans, and utensils at your disposal. Eating real food away from home is a little more complicated. Read on...
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Real Food Diary – What I Ate Today I try to keep my diet low in grains because I feel best when I eat a lot of protein. But sometimes a girl just wants a bagel, right? Today was a...
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Free Real Food Meal Plans – Week Thirteen Whether you’re new to a real food diet or simply need some fresh ideas, my free real food meal plans make your life easier. Each recipe in this meal planner follows the...
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How to Eat Healthy on a Road Trip Anyone who follows a real food diet will eventually find that eating away from home can be tricky.  There are many pitfalls to eating a healthy diet when you’re not at home...
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Peppers, Onions, and Mushrooms – An Easy Vegetable Side Dish Recipe Peppers, onions and mushrooms, oh my! My absolute favorite vegetable side dish (Oh, heck, I could make this a main dish!) is peppers, onions and mushrooms sauteed together in...
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Easy, Tender Cube Steak Recipe Cube steaks are one of the most frugal cuts of beef. They make a wonderful dinner for a family on a budget. They are versatile and can be grilled, baked, or pan fried with ease....
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Real Food Diary – What I Ate Today I had the most delicious breakfast today. Well, all of my meals were yummy, but breakfast was a special treat. Even though it’s best to keep your sugar intake under 5% of...
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Weight Loss on a Real Food Diet Is losing weight with on a real food diet possible?  Well, yes, of course it’s possible! I know because I did it. I would say that this is the easiest, most pleasurable diet...
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A Comparison of Primal, Paleo and Traditional Foods The world of consumer health and nutrition is filled with diets of every kind.  Over the past several years, three of those diets have become quite popular.  The Primal Blueprint, The Paleolithic...
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Purchasing a Quarter Grass Fed Beef When we were new to the real food lifestyle one of the first things we realized is that purchasing grass fed beef from a local farmer was way less expensive than buying it at...
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Are Chickens Vegetarian or Omnivores? At the grocery store I can’t help but notice the cartons of eggs and packages of fresh chicken touting, “Vegetarian Fed!” as if vegetarian fed chickens are something to celebrate.  Am I the only one...
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