All posts tagged real food

How Much GM Food Are You Really Eating?

By | June 5, 2014

By Contributing Writer Sarah Nichols Note from Kate: What you are about to see may feel very overwhelming, especially if you are new to the idea of real food or healthy eating.  Please don’t let this discourage you.  The intent is simply to show you how prevalent GMOs really are in our food supply.  We have Read More

How “Paleo” Has Gotten Off Track (and Isn’t Necessarily Healthy)

By | May 22, 2014

A lot of people have tried to get healthier by going Paleo. I get it.  Paleo, now, is about like vegetarian was in the early 90s (at least if my dad’s health kick at that time is anything to go by).  It’s a diet that’s purported to fix your health concerns because grains and dairy Read More

5 Reasons Why Bloggers Are An Awesome Source of Recipes

By | February 20, 2014

These days, there are so many sources of great new recipes. There are the traditional cookbooks, cooking and homemaking magazines, recipe sites, and — bloggers. Like me. I think bloggers are a great source of recipes, although I may be biased.  ha.  But truly, I believe that they are.  If I didn’t, I wouldn’t work so Read More

Chicken and Pasta with Creamy Sundried Tomato Reduction Sauce

By | February 6, 2014

I had hoped to post about marshmallows today, honestly.  I made some delicious marshmallow cream, that I thought would harden into beautiful marshmallows.  No such luck — they stayed jelly-like and odd-textured.  Only one of my children liked them.  Another wouldn’t try them, and another spit them out and said “Ew.”  And that kid normally Read More

Recipe Collection: Chicken Broccoli Pasta Alfredo

By | January 30, 2014

Since I first discovered this some 15 years ago, it’s been one of my favorites.  Of course, it used to be something I’d order in a restaurant, or make using a jar of Alfredo sauce and white pasta.  But no more. This is a real food, from-scratch version.  What’s more, this is one of my Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: 10 Ingredients to Watch Out For

By | January 27, 2014

  Source Reading the labels on foods these days is not a simple task.  Many times, there are foods that have some “good” (recognizable, real food) ingredients, and some “questionable” (what is that? is it okay?) ingredients.  While foods with only “good” or only “bad ingredients are usually a simple choice, foods with a mixed Read More

70+ Holiday Brunch Recipes

By | December 5, 2013

This December, instead of our regular recipe posts on Thursdays, you’ll see a mix of recipes (if I have time to develop some new ones for you) and round-ups of recipe favorites.  These round-ups are actually pretty awesome, because you’ll get many different recipes for one ‘type’ of meal from lots of bloggers you love Read More

10 Ways to Use Leftover Cranberry Sauce

By | November 25, 2013

By Robyn, Contributing Writer I love Thanksgiving.  There really isn’t anything better then spending the day with your family cooking and enjoying your favorite foods.  When we decided to switch to a whole food lifestyle eliminating processed foods I was quick to find a way to include all my holiday favorites in a new way.  Read More

Recipe Collection: Healthy Chocolate Muffins

By | November 21, 2013

Get this recipe and lots of other great real food recipes at Tradishen!  Plus, save time and money by getting premium access — weekly meal plans, in traditional and GF/DF menus! Recently, I decided I wanted to make breakfast and lunch easier.  I’m busy, and I don’t feel like cooking a fresh meal everyday.  Who has Read More

Recipe Collection: Grain-Free Chocolate Walnut Cheesecake Brownies

By | October 31, 2013

Who doesn’t need a little dessert…now and then? I try not to make desserts (in fact, right now, I’m supposed to be eating no sugar at all.  I’ve been mostly good).  When I do, I often try to go for grain-free options, because I feel like they’re healthier if they’re focused around ingredients that are not Read More

Recipe Collection: Fall Blend Herbal Tea

By | October 24, 2013

In honor of fall — which is at its prime right now — I’ve created an herbal tea blend that is super delicious and just perfect for those cool mornings…or nights…or really any time!  I just love this and the kids do too.  It’s naturally caffeine-free so it’s safe for just about anyone, and it Read More

Recipe Collection: Baked Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal {Guest Post}

By | October 17, 2013

  Today we have a guest post from Katie of Simple Foody.  She’s sharing a delicious baked oatmeal recipe with us!   I love baked oatmeal.  It’s easy to make, can be prepared the night before and popped into the oven in the morning for a no fuss breakfast.  And best of all, I can usually stretch Read More


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