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Super Simple Side Dishes

By | October 30, 2013

essay order photo credit I have no problem coming up with main dishes to serve my family at meal times. My problem area when it comes to meal planning is side dishes. Can you relate? I have found that if I do not plan side dishes to go along with our meals, I end up Read More

Pumpkins Aplenty! 35 Recipes Just In Time For Fall

By | September 25, 2013

I grew up in the pumpkin capital of the world (at least it claims to be!). So, naturally, I love pumpkin anything. Putting this post together was torture since there is nary a can of pumpkin to be found in late July! I am looking forward to trying some of these delicious looking recipes out.  photo Read More

Happy Birthday, America! A Real Foodie Celebrates The 4th

By | July 2, 2013

America turns 237 this year! Since that is most likely the oldest birthday party you will be invited to celebrate this summer, you ought to do it up right! My parents host a 4th of July picnic each year at their home and I am often the one who gets put in charge of food. Read More

20 Ways to Naturally Flavor Coffee

By | April 12, 2013

I spent 6 years of my life working for a well-known coffee shop. I was hired on my 16th birthday and quit working for them a few days before my first baby was born almost two years ago. Over the years that I worked there, my taste in coffee drinks definitely evolved. I started out Read More

4 Ways to Save Money on Your Food Bill

By | March 19, 2013

Oh, how wonderful it would be to not worry about how much you spend on food for your family every month. I would love to be able to walk into my local co-op or place an order from Vitacost without first taking a peek at our budget to ensure I don’t go over the amount Read More

The Scoop on Seafood

By | February 21, 2013

Does the topic of seafood confuse you? Do you wonder what the best choices are, what “sustainably caught” really means, and when you should choose farmed over wild? You are not alone! Many people have simply stopped eating it because there are just too many factors to consider. While I can understand that to a point, Read More

Pretty and Powerful: Pomegranates

By | January 30, 2013

I used to be intimidated by pomegranates.  In fact, when we first got married, I bought a few at the grocery store and let them sit in the fruit bowl until they were no longer edible because I honestly didn’t know how to eat one. I knew they were delicious because I had had pomegranate Read More

Meal Plan Monday #24

By | December 17, 2012

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 and meal plans! We do have a couple of guidelines for you to follow, if you would be so kind: 1. Please only link-up real food recipes Read More

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