Real Food Recipes

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Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Soup Recipe – Gluten-Free and Nourishing

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Soup – a Nourishing Bowl of Comfort What’s better on a cold winter evening than a nourishing bowl of soup? Not much. I should know. My family eats a lot of homemade soup in the colder months. See,…

Healthy Homemade Chocolate Milk Syrup Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Healthy Homemade Chocolate Milk Syrup Recipe Before I understood what real food really was my boys drank a lot of chocolate milk.  We used both chocolate milk powder and chocolate syrup.  And I thought it was healthy. I mean, it had vitamins…

Honey Chicken Recipe – Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. My Favorite Honey Chicken Recipe – Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs I love chicken thighs.  I love their flavor.  I love their texture.  I love their price.  Especially their price. Because saturated fat has gotten a bad rap (totally undeservedly) most people buy…

Maple Steak with Apple, Walnut and Blue Cheese Salad

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Delicious Maple Steak with Apple, Walnut, and Blue Cheese Salad Confession: When I was a kid I hated steak. I had one bad experience with dry, chewy steak and I swore it off forever. Fortunately, as a young adult, I begrudgingly tagged…

Low Carb Lettuce Wrap Recipes

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Low carb lettuce wraps are a versatile way to have a delicious low-carb, keto-friendly dinner the whole family will love. Low Carb Lettuce Wrap Recipes My family loves tacos, but after months and months of Taco Tuesday, we got a little bored…

Low Carb Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Low Carb Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Recipe If you’re on a low carb or keto diet you probably already know that zucchini is included in many low carb or keto recipes. With only 6 grams of carbs per medium zucchini it’s a great…

Cherry Vanilla Smoothie Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Healthy Cherry Vanilla Smoothie Recipe My family loves fruit smoothies. Although there is an endless number of smoothies we can make from various frozen and fresh fruit, we tend to stick to berries, peaches, and bananas for the most part. I’ll admit…

Easy Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Pumpkin Curry With Coconut Rice

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My Tomato, Avocado and Goat Cheese Salad – Plus Ten More Amazing Salads!

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Tomato and Avocado Salad – A Simple Summer Recipe Sometimes I get a little overzealous in the summer when produce is at its peak. Sometimes, when the beautiful colors of nature are at their most enticing, I purchase a few too many…

Easy Homemade Pie Crust Recipe

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Delicious Potato Puffs – An Easy Leftover Mashed Potatoes Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. What To Make With Leftover Mashed Potatoes – An Easy Potato Puff Recipe We eat a lot of potatoes.  Mostly because we like them and they are filling.  Partly because potatoes – even organic ones – are inexpensive.  And there are so…

Slow Cooker Garlic Butter Chicken with Cream Cheese Sauce

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Slow Cooker Garlic Butter Chicken with Cream Cheese Sauce Garlic butter chicken.   Cream Cheese Sauce. Oh my.  Where do I even begin?  I guess I should tell you first about the tender, moist chicken.  But, you just have to know about…

Simple Sweet Pepper Frittata

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Easy Chicken Quesadillas Recipe – A Frugal Family Dinner

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Chicken Quesadillas Recipe – A Frugal Family Dinner Chicken quesadillas are an easy weeknight dinner favorite at my house.  They take no time at all to make and we always have leftovers for the lunch the next day.  The tortillas are…

Pineapple Shrimp Stir Fry Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Quick and Easy Weeknight Pineapple and Shrimp Stir Fry Recipe First of all, this one was a kid-pleaser. Second of all, it was quick and easy to make on a weeknight. Does anything else matter? Oh.  Okay. I’ll tell you more about…

Healthy Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Healthy Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe Fluffy.  Sweet. Buttery. Comfort. Yes, please. I grew up eating pancakes made from a packet mix.  I could make ’em myself by the time I was 10 and did so most Saturday mornings. I had no idea what…

Quinoa and Pecan Casserole

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Pork Chops and Fried Apples

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Pork Chops and Fried Apples – A Paleo Fall Favorite One of my favorite things about fall is the abundance cinnamon-y food.  On a cool fall evening there’s nothing nicer than the scent of a warm, home cooked meal wafting from the…

Vegetable and Lentil Soup Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Vegetable and Lentil Soup Recipe If you’re looking a bowl of warm comfort, you’ve come to the right place!  I threw together some veggies, lentils, and homemade bone broth in the slow cooker last weekend and made my taste buds dance. When…

Homemade Maple Whipped Cream

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Homemade Maple Whipped Cream Recipe What makes coffee and hot chocolate a little more special?  Pies and puddings much more delectable? Pancakes and waffles downright decadent? Why it’s my homemade maple whipped cream! This creamy taste-of-heaven is super easy to make and…

Indulge in Awesome Grain Free Desserts

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Delicious Wheat Free Desserts When I began my real food journey, I vowed that no matter what I did differently to achieve health, I would NEVER cut wheat and sugar from my diet.  Of course, I had no idea that wheat and…

Coconut Lime Shrimp

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Coconut Lime Shrimp Recipe Have you tasted summer?  I have.  It tastes like coconut lime shrimp and it is delicious! I found skewered shrimp on sale and couldn’t pass it up, but I didn’t have a skewered shrimp recipe handy.  I did…

Eggplant Mini Pizzas

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Eggplant Mini Pizzas Recipe Although my family follows a traditional, Weston A. Price diet at home, we often eat grain free.  Properly preparing grains takes a lot of time and none of us feels best when we consume too much grain —…

How to Make Kombucha Taste Better – Mango Apricot Kombucha

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. How to Make Kombucha Taste Better So, you decided to try kombucha because you’re intrigued by the health benefits. You grab a bottle of GT’s Gingerade or, my favorite, GT’s Guava Goddess, and you decide it’s not half bad. It’s a little pricey,…

Honey Balsamic Roasted Vegetables

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. 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 I came…

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. 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 combination.  I…

Simple Homemade Soaked Crackers Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. 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 with sprouted…

Simple Scrambled Eggs with Avocado Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. 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 throat. I’m…

Soaked Wheat Tortillas Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. 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 were easy…

Peppers, Onions, and Mushrooms – An Easy Vegetable Side Dish Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. 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 butter, seasoned…

Easy Pan-Fried Cube Steaks

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. 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. My easy…

How to Make Homemade Butter

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Paleo Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Paleo Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas When I was a child, Thanksgiving was a lovely holiday that meant lots of delicious, comforting food. My father, who was born and raised in the Northeastern US made his homemade turkey stuffing and my mother, who was…

Homemade Chocolate Milk Mix

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Homemade chocolate milk mix is easy to make and relies on real food ingredients. These simple, healthy ingredients make my homemade chocolate milk mix taste like a gourmet drink when mixed with your favorite animal milk, nut milk, or – my favorite…

Homemade Real Food BBQ Sauce Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. The weather’s getting warmer here in the south and that means it’s time for BBQ! There are so many ways to make a delicious homemade bbq sauce, but most of the recipes I’ve found call for ketchup and sugar. No thank you!…

Gluten Free Cream of Broccoli Soup

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page.   If you’ve been looking for a gluten free cream of broccoli soup recipe, look no further. After numerous attempts, I’ve finally perfected my recipe for this delicious and healthy soup. This yummy cream of broccoli soup is a new family favorite…

Nourishing Soaked Waffles Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. When I began my journey into a real food lifestyle I quickly learned the importance of sprouting, soaking or souring grains, especially wheat, before eating them. I also quickly learned that soaking grains was less expensive than buying sprouted flour and took…

Honey Balsamic Chicken Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Introducing . . . my new favorite chicken recipe– Honey Balsamic Chicken.  I’m not sure where the inspiration for this recipe came from, but it reminds me of a honey chicken wing recipe I used to make.  Only this recipe is so…

Easy Sourdough Pizza Crust Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. There are few things more sensory-pleasing as biting into a slice of pizza, feeling the snap of the crisp crust as it gives way to a chewy interior and tasting the delicious tang of sourdough. Some people leave their pizza crusts after…

Easy Soaked Oatmeal Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. I’m excited to share my recipe for soaked oatmeal with you today! Oatmeal is a comforting breakfast food that’s made delicious with the addition of flavorful ingredients like maple syrup, berries, nuts and more. Oatmeal is such a versatile food. My boys…

Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets Recipe Using Coconut Flour

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Do your children enjoy chicken nuggets as much as mine do? One of the first things we stopped buying when we switched to a real food diet was frozen processed dinner foods. I knew I’d need to make homemade chicken nuggets to…

Meatloaf Cupcakes

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Meatloaf Cupcake Recipe You need a new ground beef recipe.     What?  How’d I know that?  Because I can read minds.   Okay.  Not really.  The truth is that I heard your family protesting yet another meatloaf all the way over…

Simple Soaked Pancakes Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. What’s more comforting on an easy Sunday morning than a stack of warm pancakes spread with butter and drizzled with maple syrup? Well, nothing – unless your belly isn’t comforted by foods made with wheat flour. That’s why making soaked pancakes is…

How to Make a Sourdough Starter

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Authentic homemade sourdough bread begins with a fermented, thick, gloopy substance called a sourdough starter. It might sound (or look) unappealing, but let me tell you, homemade sourdough starter is the first step to a truly delicious loaf of homemade sourdough bread…

Sweet Potato Frittata

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Sweet potatoes are an important part of my family’s real food diet. Did you know that sweet potatoes are a nutritional powerhouse? They contain ample amounts of Vitamins A, B, C and the mineral potassium. And, even though they have a sweet…

Easy Homemade Jell-O Recipe Made with Fruit Juice

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Homemade Jell-O Recipe – Bonus! It’s Healthy! Did you know that jello is a healthy treat for kids and adults? Wait! Let me explain: My homemade jell-o recipe is healthy because it’s sugar-free (with no artificial sweeteners!) and made with healthy…

Quinoa Stuffed Roasted Acorn Squash

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Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes Although I am no longer a vegan or vegetarian, I certainly remember how it felt to participate in meat-centered holiday meals with friends and family when I didn’t eat meat. When the standard Thanksgiving centerpiece dish is a turkey,…

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Butternut Squash Soup Recipe Butternut squash soup is a family favorite here.  It’s creamy, it’s sweet, it’s savory, it’s . . . perfect.  And, made with homemade bone broth, it’s incredibly nourishing. I love serving this dish on cool fall evenings and cold…

Easy Maple Chocolate Fudge

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page.   Easy Maple Chocolate Fudge Raise your hand if you love chocolate! When I’m in the mood for chocolate, my easy maple chocolate fudge is my go-to chocolate treat. It’s simple, it’s silky and it’s more decadent and healthy than the powdered…

Real Food Pumpkin Recipes

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page.   The Best Real Food Pumpkin Recipes If there’s one food flavor that has the ability to make me feel cozy and comfy, it’s pumpkin.  Pumpkin, combined with the warmth of pumpkin pie spice flavors like cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves, helps…

Pumpkin Risotto

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. It’s everything-pumpkin season again. I’m sharing my easy pumpkin risotto recipe with you today. You can add it to your fall recipe list along with the amazing pumpkin chocolate chip muffins I shared recently. Don’t forget to check out my other yummy…

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Thanks to my pumpkin chocolate chip muffin recipe my whole house smells like autumn. Yum! It’s finally fall – even here in the South where fall seems to come a little later each year.  That means, in addition to the fantastic fall…

Easy Slow Cooker Roast Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. I have to admit that my easy slow cooker roast recipe was inspired by my own mother. When I was a kid, Sundays meant we had a delicious roast for lunch with leftovers for dinner. Before we left for church my mom put…

Easy Sourdough Bread Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Sourdough Bread Recipe You know what makes me feel all comfy-cozy? The smell of homemade bread baking the oven. There are few things I bake that are more satisfying to prepare and eat than my easy sourdough bread recipe. Sourdough bread…

Coconut Flour Brownies

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. After reading Wheat Belly (which I highly recommend) I finally understood many of the health issues I used to have. Our family tries to limit the amount of wheat in our diet – at least at home.  We are more relaxed about what we eat…

Homemade Sprouted Wheat Flour

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. How to Make Homemade Sprouted Wheat Flour Traditionally, wheat was sprouted, soaked or soured in order to produce healthier and more easily digested baked goods.  Check out my sourdough bread recipe and my post about why I buy sprouted flour for more details. Even…

Homemade Chocolate Pudding

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Real Food Homemade Chocolate Pudding Recipe Chocolate pudding brings back memories of my childhood.  As I said in my post with my Homemade Vanilla Pudding Recipe, my mom made pudding from a box, but it was always the stove-top method. That created…

Slow-Cooker BBQ Chicken

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken When I was a child, my mom was known for her amazing shredded, BBQ venison, so I’m proud to say that this simple, slow cooker BBQ chicken recipe was inspired by her delicious creation.  Just like my mom, I…

Homemade Vanilla Pudding

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Homemade Vanilla Pudding When I was a child, my mother would make chocolate or vanilla pudding as a treat.  I’m pretty sure that it came from a box, but it was rarely ‘instant’.  The chocolate pudding of my childhood was thick and…

Ginger Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Ginger Chicken Stir Fry Recipe I don’t make a lot of Asian-inspired dishes, but when I do they usually involve cashews, ginger and rice wine vinegar.  And it’s often some variation of a stir fry. I’m just creative that way.  Honestly, I…

Grain Free Meatloaf Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Grain Free Meatloaf Recipe The first time I made meatloaf it was a sweet disaster.  You see, I didn’t have a recipe for meatloaf and these were the days before I knew that recipe websites existed. (Omg, how old am I?)  I…

Easy Slow Cooker Beef Stew

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe Now that soccer season is in full swing again, my slow cooker is getting a workout.  I actually have three slow cookers (my sturdy, old-timer, non-programmable slow cooker, my nifty, new programmable slow cooker and, my…

Homemade Yogurt Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Homemade Yogurt Recipe Do your kids love yogurt as much as mine do?  Yogurt is such a great snack, but the stuff you buy at the store is so often fulled with sugar and artificial flavors but missing the oh-so-important-ingredient fat. That’s right….

How To Make Kombucha Tea

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. How to Make Kombucha Tea Kombucha tea is a wonderful, fermented drink that promotes digestive and over all health for those who drink it.  Kombucha has quite an interesting history which can be discovered by searching “kombucha” on Wikipedia. Essentially, what we…

Homemade Chili Seasoning

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Homemade Chili Seasoning Mix One of my favorite cold-weather foods is chili.  It’s so simple, filling and versatile.  Making chili in the slow cooker is a wonderful way to have a quick, healthy dinner on the table in no time at all…

Goose Egg Custard Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Goose Egg Custard Recipe from The Elliott Homestead Family Table Cookbook First of all, I know you’re salivating over that lovely goose egg custard picture above.  I know you want to dive straight down to the recipe so you can get started…

Easy Potato Soup Recipe

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Potato Soup Recipe Potato soup is one of those foods that hits the maximum deliciousness mark from texture to umami.  It’s easy to make, filling, and wonderful the next day as leftovers.  I make potato soup all year around, but we especially…

Homemade Taco Seasoning

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Homemade Taco Seasoning Hey, busy parents!  I understand your struggle to get a healthy dinner on the table when you’re just trying to survive day to day in the busy seasons of your life.  When you need real food that will…

Without Grain Cookbook Review + Giveaway!

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Without Grain Cookbook Review If you’re making the transition to grain-free eating, I’ve found the first cookbook you should add to your grain-free cookbook library.  If you’re already into the grain-free lifestyle, this book will be an excellent addition to your kitchen,…

Crispy Potatoes

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Crispy Potatoes Recipe Crispy potatoes are a Sunday morning tradition at my house.  No matter the time of year, they provide a delicious and filling start to the day.  Whether we put them into lovely sprouted or soaked tortillas or top them with two over…

How to Make Bone Broth in the Slow Cooker

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. The Benefits of Bone Broth If you don’t know about the health benefits of bone broth by now, you haven’t been paying attention.  In fact, drinking bone broth has become down right trendy. Bone broth is delicious, comforting and incredibly nutritious. Now,…

Book Review: Mediterranean Paleo Cooking

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Mediterranean Paleo Cooking When my copy of Mediterranean Paleo Cooking arrived yesterday I did a little dance.  When I opened it, I had to sit right down.  I found myself doing something that I have never once done with a cookbook:  Reading…

Grass Fed Steak Recipes

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. When I was a child, I hated steak.  One dry, chewy steak was all it took to turn me off from steak.  Fortunately, when I was in my late teens a group of my friends persuaded me to eat with them at…

Grain Free Chicken Nuggets #2

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Remember the days before you knew about real food when you could, completely without guilt, dump a bag of frozen chicken nuggets on a baking sheet and call it dinner? Yeah.  Me, too.  Sometimes knowing too much is so inconvenient.  (But it’s…

Spinach and Feta Frittata

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. First things first– Yes, the kids love it!  Because I know what you’re thinking! That looks yum, Allison, but spinach and feta?  I have children to feed! I know that it doesn’t seem like a kid-friendly dinner, but my boys loved it….

Sirloin Steak with Balsamic Onions, Bacon and Brie

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Craving a thick, juicy steak?  Then, I’ve got the perfect recipe for you! This delicious sirloin steak with balsamic onions, bacon, and brie will take you to flavor heaven. The best part about this recipe is that the steak itself requires very…

Easy Shepherd’s Pie

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. If you want comfort food, you’ve come to the right recipe.  One of my favorite comfort food recipes is my easy shepherd’s pie.  It’s filling and warm and perfect for any weather. Typically, shepherd’s pie is made with lamb or mutton.  For…

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Soup – a Nourishing Bowl of Comfort What’s better on a cold winter evening than a nourishing bowl of soup? Not much. I...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Healthy Homemade Chocolate Milk Syrup Recipe Before I understood what real food really was my boys drank a lot of chocolate milk.  We used both chocolate milk...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. My Favorite Honey Chicken Recipe – Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs I love chicken thighs.  I love their flavor.  I love their texture.  I love their price.  Especially...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Delicious Maple Steak with Apple, Walnut, and Blue Cheese Salad Confession: When I was a kid I hated steak. I had one bad experience with dry, chewy...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Low carb lettuce wraps are a versatile way to have a delicious low-carb, keto-friendly dinner the whole family will love. Low Carb Lettuce Wrap Recipes My family...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Low Carb Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Recipe If you’re on a low carb or keto diet you probably already know that zucchini is included in many low carb...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Healthy Cherry Vanilla Smoothie Recipe My family loves fruit smoothies. Although there is an endless number of smoothies we can make from various frozen and fresh fruit,...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe This cake is trouble, you guys.  I want to make it all the time.  I want to eat it all the time....
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Pumpkin Curry With Coconut Rice Recipe I have a serious fondness for curry dishes.  The warmth and the variety of the flavors in both curry powder...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Tomato and Avocado Salad – A Simple Summer Recipe Sometimes I get a little overzealous in the summer when produce is at its peak. Sometimes, when the...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Homemade Pie Crust Made With Butter We all need a simple homemade pie crust recipe in our recipe box, don’t we?  I don’t know why, but people...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. What To Make With Leftover Mashed Potatoes – An Easy Potato Puff Recipe We eat a lot of potatoes.  Mostly because we like them and they are...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Slow Cooker Garlic Butter Chicken with Cream Cheese Sauce Garlic butter chicken.   Cream Cheese Sauce. Oh my.  Where do I even begin?  I guess I should...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Simple Sweet Pepper Frittata Recipe If you’re looking for a simple weeknight meal that’s easy on the grocery budget, put this Sweet Pepper Frittata recipe on your...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Chicken Quesadillas Recipe – A Frugal Family Dinner Chicken quesadillas are an easy weeknight dinner favorite at my house.  They take no time at all to...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Quick and Easy Weeknight Pineapple and Shrimp Stir Fry Recipe First of all, this one was a kid-pleaser. Second of all, it was quick and easy to...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Healthy Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe Fluffy.  Sweet. Buttery. Comfort. Yes, please. I grew up eating pancakes made from a packet mix.  I could make ’em myself by the...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Quinoa and Pecan Casserole Hello, comfort food! It’s nice to eat ya. Quinoa has long been one of my favorite side dishes, but recently I’ve been...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Pork Chops and Fried Apples – A Paleo Fall Favorite One of my favorite things about fall is the abundance cinnamon-y food.  On a cool fall evening...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Vegetable and Lentil Soup Recipe If you’re looking a bowl of warm comfort, you’ve come to the right place!  I threw together some veggies, lentils, and homemade...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Homemade Maple Whipped Cream Recipe What makes coffee and hot chocolate a little more special?  Pies and puddings much more delectable? Pancakes and waffles downright decadent? Why...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Delicious Wheat Free Desserts When I began my real food journey, I vowed that no matter what I did differently to achieve health, I would NEVER cut...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Coconut Lime Shrimp Recipe Have you tasted summer?  I have.  It tastes like coconut lime shrimp and it is delicious! I found skewered shrimp on sale and...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Eggplant Mini Pizzas Recipe Although my family follows a traditional, Weston A. Price diet at home, we often eat grain free.  Properly preparing grains takes a lot...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. How to Make Kombucha Taste Better So, you decided to try kombucha because you’re intrigued by the health benefits. You grab a bottle of GT’s Gingerade or, my...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. 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...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. 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...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. 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...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. 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...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. 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,...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. 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...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. 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....
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Paleo Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas When I was a child, Thanksgiving was a lovely holiday that meant lots of delicious, comforting food. My father, who was born and...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Homemade chocolate milk mix is easy to make and relies on real food ingredients. These simple, healthy ingredients make my homemade chocolate milk mix taste like a...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. The weather’s getting warmer here in the south and that means it’s time for BBQ! There are so many ways to make a delicious homemade bbq sauce,...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page.   If you’ve been looking for a gluten free cream of broccoli soup recipe, look no further. After numerous attempts, I’ve finally perfected my recipe for this...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. When I began my journey into a real food lifestyle I quickly learned the importance of sprouting, soaking or souring grains, especially wheat, before eating them. I...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Introducing . . . my new favorite chicken recipe– Honey Balsamic Chicken.  I’m not sure where the inspiration for this recipe came from, but it reminds me...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. There are few things more sensory-pleasing as biting into a slice of pizza, feeling the snap of the crisp crust as it gives way to a chewy...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. I’m excited to share my recipe for soaked oatmeal with you today! Oatmeal is a comforting breakfast food that’s made delicious with the addition of flavorful ingredients...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Do your children enjoy chicken nuggets as much as mine do? One of the first things we stopped buying when we switched to a real food diet...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Meatloaf Cupcake Recipe You need a new ground beef recipe.     What?  How’d I know that?  Because I can read minds.   Okay.  Not really....
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. What’s more comforting on an easy Sunday morning than a stack of warm pancakes spread with butter and drizzled with maple syrup? Well, nothing – unless your...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Authentic homemade sourdough bread begins with a fermented, thick, gloopy substance called a sourdough starter. It might sound (or look) unappealing, but let me tell you, homemade...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Sweet potatoes are an important part of my family’s real food diet. Did you know that sweet potatoes are a nutritional powerhouse? They contain ample amounts of...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Homemade Jell-O Recipe – Bonus! It’s Healthy! Did you know that jello is a healthy treat for kids and adults? Wait! Let me explain: My homemade...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Acorn Squash Recipe – Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash I’ve found a new favorite fall recipe!  This quinoa stuffed roasted acorn squash is so delicious and super...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes Although I am no longer a vegan or vegetarian, I certainly remember how it felt to participate in meat-centered holiday meals with friends and...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Butternut Squash Soup Recipe Butternut squash soup is a family favorite here.  It’s creamy, it’s sweet, it’s savory, it’s . . . perfect.  And, made with homemade bone...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page.   Easy Maple Chocolate Fudge Raise your hand if you love chocolate! When I’m in the mood for chocolate, my easy maple chocolate fudge is my go-to...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page.   The Best Real Food Pumpkin Recipes If there’s one food flavor that has the ability to make me feel cozy and comfy, it’s pumpkin.  Pumpkin, combined...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. It’s everything-pumpkin season again. I’m sharing my easy pumpkin risotto recipe with you today. You can add it to your fall recipe list along with the amazing...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Thanks to my pumpkin chocolate chip muffin recipe my whole house smells like autumn. Yum! It’s finally fall – even here in the South where fall seems...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. I have to admit that my easy slow cooker roast recipe was inspired by my own mother. When I was a kid, Sundays meant we had a...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Sourdough Bread Recipe You know what makes me feel all comfy-cozy? The smell of homemade bread baking the oven. There are few things I bake that...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. After reading Wheat Belly (which I highly recommend) I finally understood many of the health issues I used to have. Our family tries to limit the amount of wheat in...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. How to Make Homemade Sprouted Wheat Flour Traditionally, wheat was sprouted, soaked or soured in order to produce healthier and more easily digested baked goods.  Check out...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Real Food Homemade Chocolate Pudding Recipe Chocolate pudding brings back memories of my childhood.  As I said in my post with my Homemade Vanilla Pudding Recipe, my...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken When I was a child, my mom was known for her amazing shredded, BBQ venison, so I’m proud to say that this simple,...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Homemade Vanilla Pudding When I was a child, my mother would make chocolate or vanilla pudding as a treat.  I’m pretty sure that it came from a...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Ginger Chicken Stir Fry Recipe I don’t make a lot of Asian-inspired dishes, but when I do they usually involve cashews, ginger and rice wine vinegar.  And...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Grain Free Meatloaf Recipe The first time I made meatloaf it was a sweet disaster.  You see, I didn’t have a recipe for meatloaf and these were...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe Now that soccer season is in full swing again, my slow cooker is getting a workout.  I actually have three slow...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Homemade Yogurt Recipe Do your kids love yogurt as much as mine do?  Yogurt is such a great snack, but the stuff you buy at the store is...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. How to Make Kombucha Tea Kombucha tea is a wonderful, fermented drink that promotes digestive and over all health for those who drink it.  Kombucha has quite...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Homemade Chili Seasoning Mix One of my favorite cold-weather foods is chili.  It’s so simple, filling and versatile.  Making chili in the slow cooker is a wonderful...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Goose Egg Custard Recipe from The Elliott Homestead Family Table Cookbook First of all, I know you’re salivating over that lovely goose egg custard picture above.  I...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Potato Soup Recipe Potato soup is one of those foods that hits the maximum deliciousness mark from texture to umami.  It’s easy to make, filling, and...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Easy Homemade Taco Seasoning Hey, busy parents!  I understand your struggle to get a healthy dinner on the table when you’re just trying to survive day to...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Without Grain Cookbook Review If you’re making the transition to grain-free eating, I’ve found the first cookbook you should add to your grain-free cookbook library.  If you’re...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Crispy Potatoes Recipe Crispy potatoes are a Sunday morning tradition at my house.  No matter the time of year, they provide a delicious and filling start to the...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. The Benefits of Bone Broth If you don’t know about the health benefits of bone broth by now, you haven’t been paying attention.  In fact, drinking bone...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Mediterranean Paleo Cooking When my copy of Mediterranean Paleo Cooking arrived yesterday I did a little dance.  When I opened it, I had to sit right down....
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. When I was a child, I hated steak.  One dry, chewy steak was all it took to turn me off from steak.  Fortunately, when I was in...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Remember the days before you knew about real food when you could, completely without guilt, dump a bag of frozen chicken nuggets on a baking sheet and...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. First things first– Yes, the kids love it!  Because I know what you’re thinking! That looks yum, Allison, but spinach and feta?  I have children to feed!...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. Craving a thick, juicy steak?  Then, I’ve got the perfect recipe for you! This delicious sirloin steak with balsamic onions, bacon, and brie will take you to...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. If you want comfort food, you’ve come to the right recipe.  One of my favorite comfort food recipes is my easy shepherd’s pie.  It’s filling and warm...
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