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Comfort Foods that Nourish: Shepherd’s Pie

By | February 5, 2014

By Jerri Ann, Contributing Writer We call it sheepherder’s pie in our house. That is what a shepherd is after all, a herder of sheep. So why is it called Shepherd’s Pie anyway? I went to the google machine. It seems that Shepherd’s Pie is used synonymously with Cottage Pie. Cottage Pie dates back to Read More

10 Whole Food Freezer Meals to Simplify your Life

By | January 22, 2014

So as any mom can attest too…it’s tough getting a healthy meal on the table at times.  We switched to a whole foods diet and have found that while it does require more prep, we are all reaping the benefits of tastier food, more nutrients, more energy, and less carb cravings.  “Fake” food, the processed Read More

Recipe Collection: Crock Pot Taco Chard Lasagna

By | July 9, 2013

By Virginia George, Contributing Writer I am not a doctor, nor do I play one on TV.  All of the information provided is my opinion based on my own research.  Please consult your doctor before making any dietary or lifestyle changes. Given that I am just on the other side of my own darkness I have Read More

Recipe Collection: Easy, Cheesy Stuffed Bell Peppers {Guest Post}

By | April 25, 2013

Image by Honest to Goodness Living By Brittany Fisher, Guest Contributor It’s one of those days again. You know the kind where the kids screamed all day, and your allergies have been out of control for weeks and you can barely focus on breathing let alone throwing together some sort of gourmet meal for your Read More

Homemade Bisquick

By | April 13, 2013

By Danielle, Contributing Writer  One of my favorite things to do is figure out how to make something from scratch that you normally buy in a box.  As a working mama I need the convenience of quick meals and sides but I don’t want to compromise on health. Enter homemade Bisquick. Bisquick is great for Read More

Recipe Collection: Simple Chicken Tacos {Guest Post}

By | March 30, 2013

Photo Credit:NourishingSimplicity This is a guest post by Katie Stanley of Nourishing Simplicity.  We are having a series of guest posts this month and next so that Kate can enjoy her new baby! Mexican is one of my favorite cusinses. I eat it several times a week, oh course that might have something to do Read More

Recipe Collection : Jambalaya

By | March 28, 2013

This recipe is a long loved “oldie but goodie” that my mom has been making since I was a kid. I changed up the recipe to make it 100% real food and it is loaded with nutrient rich bone broth, tomatoes, and shrimp. We love to have this on cold, dreary winter days, as the Read More

5-Minute Meals for Busy Nights (Plus a Recipe for Egg Fried Rice)

By | March 9, 2013

We all have *those* days, right? Please tell me I’m not the only one tempted to order in at least once a week! The thing about that though is that the availability of real, nourishing food is pretty well non-existent on a take-out menu. I need options for insta-dinner without sacrificing too much of my Read More

Recipe Collection: Feta and Chorizo Mac’n’Cheese {Guest Post}

By | March 7, 2013

This is a guest post by Brittany Fisher of Honest to Goodness Living.  In March and April, we are sharing several guest posts as MAM awaits and enjoys her baby! I have a confession to make. Before my real food days, I was a die-hard boxed mac n’ cheese fan. You could make me homemade Read More

Recipe Collection: Cheesy Vegetable Casserole

By | January 24, 2013

Daily Tip: A new plan can sometimes revitalize your entire outlook! I love vegetables in all forms.  I love them in soups, salads, by themselves, steamed and covered in butter, sauteed with bacon….  That’s why I always am looking for new ways to prepare them.  For people who may not like vegetables quite as much as Read More

Recipe Collection: Brined, Slow-Roasted Turkey

By | November 29, 2012

For Thanksgiving this year, I tried out a brined, slow-roasted turkey.  Everyone agreed it was amazing. Although Thanksgiving is now over, there’s still Christmas coming.  And perhaps you want to make a turkey for it.  Or perhaps you just want to make a turkey because turkey is awesome.  Or, you know, there’s always next year. Read More

Recipe Collection: Quick Beef and Potatoes

By | March 15, 2012

I know.  If you’re on Facebook, I made noises about chocolate cake for today.  And I did bake one, and it was pretty good.  But it didn’t turn out quite how I thought it would, and I didn’t decorate it and fill it and make it all nice.  Actually, my family’s coming this weekend to celebrate Read More

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