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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

Health and Nutrition Go Hand-in-Hand

By | September 3, 2013

best antivirus software for mac Today marks the 1 year anniversary of the launch of our sister site, Modern Alternative Health! Because I believe that health starts in the kitchen, I wanted to highlight some of my favorite posts from Modern Alternative Health this year. Here are my top 5, and be sure to head Read More

Will GMO's ever be labeled?

By | August 30, 2013

I totally get it, you want to know what it is that you are eating. Some may say we have a right to know. Others just want to know they are giving their family the best they can. Still others may have an allergic reaction to even the smallest trace of certain substances. Whatever your Read More

What's in Your Baby Carrots?

By | August 29, 2013

  durera_toujours If you’re like most people, you’ve probably eaten baby carrots.  Baby carrots have pretty much taken over the grocery store shelves.  I have to admit, they are pretty convenient.  They’re something that is actually recognizable as food in the grocery store and is ready to eat.  And they’re cute right? Baby carrots hit 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

Easy Crock Pot Yogurt Tutorial

By | August 16, 2013

Making my own yogurt was one of the first projects I took on when I adopted a real food diet. I was excited by how easy it was, and how much money I could save that way (we’re big yogurt-eaters around here!). Two years later, yogurt-making is still a regular part of my cooking routine. Read More

Natural Sweeteners: Clearing up the Confusion

By | August 14, 2013

  Editor’s Note: Virginia is a Christian mom living with her husband and four kids in Minnesota. You can find her blogging about faith, food, family, and life after depression over at GeorgeTown, MN and on Facebook. Sweeteners.  Honey, maple syrup, agave nectar, xylitol, and stevia all tout their health benefits.  Some are zero calorie, low-glycemic, or “natural”. Read More

Summer Natural Remedy Roundup

By | August 7, 2013

  Editor’s Note: Today’s post is from Jeanne and Abby, the co-creators of They are two transplanted Montana mamas who became fast friends when their kids collided on the playground. Committed to building happy, healthy, wholesome lives for their families and the world they live in, they’re passionate about real food and simple living. Read More

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