Category Archives: Real Food

Ginger Almond Chicken

This month, I feel like I’m working overtime to overcome new mommy sleepiness and springtime allergies. Sometimes I walk into a room and ask myself, “Now what was I doing?” I know none of my readers have that problem! This … Continue reading

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How to Make Healing Bone Broth

Bone broth is one of those amazing super foods that can restore the body by healing the gut lining. It used to be a staple in the American diet a century ago, maybe even in your great grandmother’s kitchen. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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15 Meal Planning Tips for Busy Families

Meal planning is not just for super moms or the exceedingly organized working professional! Meal planning is for all, for families small and large. It saves you time, money, and lowers your stress. Planning ahead also encourages you to nourish … Continue reading

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Paleo Coconut Banana Blueberry Muffins

Call me queen of the grain-free muffin recipe! I have several Paleo muffin recipes on my blog, including one with raspberries and rhubarb, zucchini and plums, and raspberries and pears. This new recipe with blueberries and coconut has to be … Continue reading

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Our First Back to Eden Garden (Part 2) – Early Fall

With the first official day of autumn already behind us, I’m asking, where did summer go? I can feel the change of seasons in the air. The temperatures are definitely cooler and refreshing rain has dotted our landscape a few … Continue reading

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Paleo Zucchini Muffins with Plums

Two foods abundantly overflowing from our garden right now are zucchini and plums. What better way to utilize their distinct flavors than to create a recipe that features both! We have enjoyed a bountiful harvest already and we’re only half … Continue reading

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Our First Back to Eden Garden (Part 1) – Early Summer

When we first watched the documentary film, Back to Eden, about two years ago, we fell in love with wood chips. It’s a fascinating journey through the beautiful gardens and orchards of master gardener, Paul Gautschi, who lives in northern … Continue reading

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Thyme for Garlic Butternut Squash Fries

Butternut squash is my all-time favorite grain-free side dish. It offers many different explorations for the palate, depending on the preparation. It has a variety of uses – it can be grilled, stewed, souped, mashed, baked and roasted. My Beginner’s … Continue reading

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Applesauce Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon and Raisins

Applesauce and sweet potatoes are the perfect pairing. They offer a blend of the sweet and starchy. They meet the requirements of the Paleo lifestyle, since they are both grain and gluten free. And they just taste good together. Add … Continue reading

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Creamy Rutabaga No-Potato Mash (Gluten and Dairy Free)

When embarking on the GAPS healing protocol several years ago, I took on the adventurous task of learning about new foods on my accepted list. All grains, beans, potatoes, and processed foods were out of my diet. Enter new and … Continue reading

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