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Real Food Recipes

Nachos with Chorizo, Refried Beans, and Raw Cheese

Sometimes I wonder if I’ll ever stop trying to top myself with the most irresistible healthy fast-food. I haven’t really eaten fast food in years, but I used to eat it a lot when I was a young adult. I couldn’t help myself…I’d been craving chorizo all day and when I got to the store […]

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Alternative Medicine Real Food Recipes

Our Homemade Salad Dressing

We used to buy almost all of our salad dressing in a bottle from the store. Years ago, I’d buy Kraft, Wish Bone, or Hidden Valley Ranch.For awhile I thought these dressings tasted just fine and were healthy. Eventually I started buying Litehouse Brand and Annie’s Organic Dressings and other organic brands, thinking I was […]

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What’s The Truth About Cottonseed Oil?

Cottonseed oil: a seemingly harmless substance that you may be eating every day of your life. It is found in a variety of processed foods. It is so cheap, in fact that it costs producers next to nothing to manufacture. Why? Because cottonseed oil is nothing more than a by-product of industrial waste produced during […]

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Activism Healthy Living Real Food

The Face-Off Continues With Kitchen Stewardship!

Some of you may be familiar with Katie at Kitchen Stewardship’s web site. Katie has created a wonderful resource for cooking, real food, recipes, and tips for eating and living healthy. She has been kind and creative enough to host a Face-Off of real food bloggers. The purpose is to share information from many outstanding […]

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Healthy Living Real Food

One Day Left to Enroll in GNOWFGLINS eCourse in Traditional Cooking!

If you are interested in learning how to prepare traditional foods to get the most nutritional value possible for yourself and your family, this course is for you! The deadline is 12:00 midnight, PST, Monday, February 22 (in just two days!), so the time to sign up is now! Wardeh Harmon of GNOWFGLINS has released […]

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Real Food Saving money

Budgeting and Planning for My Garden

Over the last few weeks I’ve been thinking a lot about getting ready for gardening season – and wishing it was already warm enough to plant! But we’ve got a ways to go yet… I have several goals this year that are a bit different than last year. Last year I was just trying to […]

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Activism Real Food

Big Pharma Wants To Outlaw Natural Food Supplements

Here is an action item that arrived in my mailbox yesterday from one of the lists I subscribe to. I feel really strongly about this, and I know a lot of people who visit this web site do as well. Even if you are not a person who takes “vitamin supplements”, please read this important […]

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Kids & Family Real Food Recipes

Want to Learn How to Cook Traditional Food? Sign Up For This Great eCourse!

If you are feeling overwhelmed and unsure about where to start in your journey of making real food, this eCourse designed by Wardeh Harmon of GNOWFGLINS (God’s Natural, Organic, Whole Foods, Grown Locally, In Season) web site is the perfect place to begin! You can learn about preparing and cooking food in the traditional ways […]

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Kids & Family Real Food Recipes

Apples Fried in Butter Topped with Yogurt, Sprouted Nuts, Raisins, and Maple Syrup

If you are looking for a show-stopper dessert that is super-easy to make, this would be it. A lovely combination of sweet, crunchy, and savory, it reminds me of a expensive confection you’d find in a fancy restaurant. It’s probably one of the most delicious treats I’ve ever eaten, and simple enough that you can […]

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Healthy Living Real Food

Do Eating Habits Or Exercise Dictate Weight?

Does it seem strange that health experts are constantly hounding us to exercise to lose weight and stay healthy, and yet our country has some of the highest disease rates – including obesity – in the world? What is not commonly known is that we are not gaining weight because we sit around too much. […]