Posts tagged with: Paleo

Easy Acorn Squash Recipe – Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash I’ve created a new favorite fall recipe!  This quinoa stuffed roasted acorn squash recipe is so delicious and super easy to make.  Although it takes 40 minutes to roast the squash,...
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Delicious and Healthy Paleo Thanksgiving Recipes When I was a child, Thanksgiving was a lovely holiday that meant lots of delicious, comforting food. My father, born and raised in the Northeastern US, made his homemade turkey stuffing and my mother,...
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Simple and Healthy Homemade Jello Recipe Did you know that jello makes a healthy snack for kids and adults? Wait! Let me explain: My homemade jell-o recipe is healthy because it’s free of added sugar and artificial sweeteners. In addition,...
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5 Books to Read for Weight Loss With Real Food A few years ago, I lost 47 pounds with a real food diet. If you’ve been reading my blog since the beginning, you’ll remember that’s when I started posting a...
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Sweet Potato Frittata – An Easy Dinner Recipe I love sweet potatoes, but I don’t only enjoy them baked. Sweet potatoes are pretty versatile, which is why they’re so yummy in this sweet potato frittata recipe. Sweet potatoes pack a...
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Is Salt Healthy? Healthy salt? Isn’t that an oxymoron? We’ve all heard the conventional dietary rule that tells us to avoid salt in our diets because it’s unhealthy. In fact, several years ago – before I began my real food...
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Easy Kid-Friendly 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...
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My Favorite Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets 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,...
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Easy Homemade Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets Are a Dinner Winner When my family began our real food lifestyle we stopped buying frozen processed dinner foods. So, when the boys asked for that standard childhood favorite – chicken nuggets – I...
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How to Save Money on Groceries Without Using Coupons Several years ago extreme couponing was all the rage. Thankfully, most couponers I know today have a more moderate and balanced approach to couponing. As well, many former extreme couponers like...
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A New Favorite Chicken Recipe – Honey Balsamic Chicken I have a new favorite chicken recipe – It’s my delicious honey balsamic chicken recipe.  I’m excited to share it with you. I’m not exactly sure where the inspiration for this...
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Gluten Free Cream of Broccoli Soup Have you ever checked out the ingredients listed on a can of cream based soup? I have and it’s not pretty. That’s why I created an easy gluten free cream of broccoli soup recipe...
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Grain Free Meatloaf Recipe – Keto Meatloaf My meatloaf skills have come a long way, baby. The first time I made meatloaf I created a sweet disaster. As a new wife I wanted to impress my husband with a delicious,...
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Is Coconut Oil Bad For You? Is coconut oil healthy? Recently the American Heart Association told us to avoid coconut oil because it contains saturated fat. Saturated fat increases “bad” cholesterol levels. However, I’m still buying and consuming coconut oil....
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A Valentine’s Day Without Candy? Is it possible to celebrate Valentine’s Day with candy? Yep! I’m excited to share with you my best ideas for what to give kids for Valentine’s Day that isn’t candy. When we first began our...
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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...
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Is Real Plans Worth It? A Real Plans Review It’s no secret that I love meal plans. If I wasn’t committed to meal planning feeding my family a healthy diet would be a lot more expensive. In fact, having a...
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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...
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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...
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How I Stopped my IBS Naturally My IBS began suddenly after the birth of my first child when I was 22 years old.  At my six-week postnatal check up, I talked with the doctor about my constant stomach upset.  She...
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How to Make Zoodles (Zucchini Noodles) When I was on a grain free diet I missed the comfort I got from a plate of buttery or saucy noodles.  When I first discovered zucchini noodles I was thrilled. I quickly found...
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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 go-to list!  This recipe takes just a few minutes to prep and feeds...
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Are Grains Bad for You? Are grains bad for us? Well, yes and no. Maybe you’ve gone grain free or are considering going grain free.  You might have friends or family members who are going grain free, but you don’t...
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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...
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Is Maple Syrup Healthy? Oh, maple syrup, how I love you!  For me, maple syrup conjures feelings of warmth on a winter morning.  I bet you can almost taste the sweet syrup mixed with salty butter arranged artfully on a...
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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...
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Why Is Grass Fed Beef Better? If you’ve bought meat at your local grocery store you’ve probably noticed a higher-priced beef labeled as “grass-fed”. Like I did before my family started a real food diet, you may have assumed that...
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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...
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How to Start a Real Food Diet Without Getting Overwhelmed “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” I know you’ve heard it before.  Chinese philosopher Lao-tzu was right on.  Often when we come to the beginning...
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The Best Real Food Books for Beginners Do you ever wonder how real food bloggers know so much about real food?  Some of us were raised on traditional real foods and learned about being healthy from our parents and grandparents,...
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