Real Food Recipes

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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 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. 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...
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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...
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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...
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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. 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. 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. 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. 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...
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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...
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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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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. I’ve found a new soup that my family loves!  Why am I so excited about soup?  Well, because soup, if made with the right ingredients, is incredibly...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page.  I love chicken thighs.  I love their flavor.  I love their texture.  I love their price.  Especially their price.  Right? Because saturated fat has gotten a bad...
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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. I had one bad experience with dry, chewy steak and I swore it off forever.  As a young adult,...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. My family loves tacos and these lettuce tacos are a new family favorite.  As the boys get older, their ability to mass consume tacos gets greater.  A...
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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links on this page. If you’re tired of the same old lettuce, spinach or kale salad routine, check out this lovely tomato, avocado and goat cheese creation!  I came up with...
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