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The Best Apples For Your Fall Recipes + The Perfect Dessert For Warm Autumn Days

By | October 14, 2013

glasses frames online image by erin & camera An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away Studies have shown that regular apple-eating helps reduce the risk of strokes. Apples are rich in boron, which helps prevent osteoporosis, and they have a low glycemic index, which means that they do not cause a steep rise in Read More

Grilled Banana S'Mores

By | September 10, 2013

Did you know? National S'mores Day is celebrated yearly on August 10 in the United States. So, I must admit that I still have a pack of marshmallows in my pantry after switching to real food a year and a half ago. (Why is it that the worst foods for you are the hardest to Read More

The 10 Best Foods For Postpartum Health

By | August 21, 2013

  Potassium Broth is a broth made up of potato skins, carrots, and celery. It is best sipped warm like tea, it will rejuvenate you and speed your recovery after childbirth. Don’t forget to add a tablespoon of whey into each cup, it will help you digest and absorb the potassium and other minerals in the broth. It Read More

Summer Crock-Pot Recipes

By | July 17, 2013

Image by anneheathen The crock-pot is one of my favorite appliances. I like that I can leave it on while I’m out of the house, and if I’m an hour late getting home, it’s no big deal. I love using my crock-pot on Sundays! I start the crock-pot Saturday night, then Sunday morning before we Read More

Sourdough Bread From Scratch

By | April 25, 2013

Traditionally, sourdough bread was prepared with a starter rather than with yeast. This makes the bread more digestible due to the type of fermentation that results in using a starter. The fermentation greatly reduces the phytic acid in the wheat, allowing our bodies to extract the maximum amount of nutrients from it. Let’s Get Started! Read More

10 Tips For Successful Fermenting

By | March 26, 2013

When making the switch to real foods, fermenting can sound scary. Or maybe it’s just hard to believe that leaving the bacteria in your food is good for you. We’ve been told so often that pasteurization makes food safer that it’s hard to change our thinking. Read more about why pasteurization doesn’t make your food safer in this Read More

Nuts Are High In Omega 6! Should You Stop Eating Them?

By | February 19, 2013

image by DeusXFlorida Are Nuts Healthy? We often hear that nuts are a “healthy” food and that we should incorporate them into our everyday diet. There are a lot of good things about nuts: they are high in omega-3, protein, manganese, magnesium, copper, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, iron, calcium, and Vitamin E. While there are many Read More

Meal Plan Monday #29

By | January 21, 2013

Today’s Daily Tip: If something doesn’t work for you, that doesn’t mean you have failed.  It means that method wasn’t right for you – try something new. Welcome to this week’s Link-Up! Have a real food meal plan or recipe to share? Our Monday Meal Plan link-up is now open to all real food posts Read More

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