Easy, Real and Tasty Paleo Ketchup Recipe (that Kids will Love!)

If you’re a label reader like me, you may have noticed that ketchup often contains high fructose corn syrup, red dyes and more ingredients I don’t want my family eating! Making your own ketchup at home is an easy and inexpensive way to save on expensive, organic ketchup from the grocery store and you get […]

How to Grow Your Own Superfood Salad Sprouts

A quick and easy tutorial on how to sprout your own (ahem) sprouts for salads.  It couldn’t be easier and this is a fun project for kids! Eat Those Greens! Am I the only one who connects “salad sprouts” with fancy, elaborate salad buffets?  I love a good salad spread and never, ever pass up the opportunity […]

Easy Veggie Chips Your Kids Will Love

A simple and quick recipe for vegetable chips that will help make those “eat your vegetable” battles a bit more peaceful. Plus, they are tasty and fun for adults, too! Recently, I’ve found myself deep in hostile, hostage-like negotiation scenarios. Usually daily. Usually multiple times a day. Can you tell I’m the mother of a toddler? A two-year-old […]

Easy Roasted Homemade Applesauce

A recipe for the the most delicious applesauce using only one dish!  No mess and your family will adore this real food recipe. Smell that?  That delicious, cinnamon, pumpkin patch, chunky sweaters and fresh leaves smell?  That’s the smell of fall y’all!  My absolute favorite season of the year.  As we dive into winter head first, I’m doing all […]

Creamy Balsamic Salad Dressing – Easy, Creamy and Real

A recipe that’s easy, creamy and made with all REAL food, this balsamic salad dressing recipe is sure to be a family favorite. Making your own salad dressings at home is an easy and inexpensive way to cut back on added chemicals and preservatives, and unhealthy fats. I used to think the only salad dressing worth eating was […]

Easy Breakfast Casserole – Gluten Free, Paleo and Real!

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so make it count with a hearty, nutritious breakfast that’s full of protein, like this breakfast casserole dish, made with real food and eggs! Here’s the best part – make a large batch at the beginning of the week, and just reheat each day for a […]

My Favorite Real Food Kitchen Tools (Part 2)

So, what kind of kitchen gadgets does it take to run a real food kitchen? Here’s what I actually use and can recommend – all are simple and inexpensive. They make my life easier! Howdy Real Food Friends!  I’ve got another post today sharing more of my favorite kitchen tools.  You can read part one here.  Like […]

My Favorite Real Food Kitchen Tools

Kitchen gadgets, tools, contraptions, dust collectors, etc.  Whatever you call them, they are (or should be) things that help you get real food preparation done quickly and efficiently.  As you may know, cooking traditional, real foods takes a bit of work.  Let’s just be real.  It be more time consuming than pulling a box out of […]

How to Make Paleo Mayonnaise – Recipe

Delicious mayonnaise! It’s one of my all-time favorite foods. Here’s how to make the real food, healthy version, that also happens to be Paleo! The best thing about homemade mayonnaise is the incredible flavor. What’s Up with Faux Food Mayo? In my pre-paleo, real food days, I was a big fan of Miracle Whip. I would put […]

Easy Mexican Nachos Recipe with the Kids – Post at Inner Child Food

Today I’m writing over at Inner Child Food sharing a very easy recipe for Mexican Nachos! They are so tasty and fun to make with kids, plus I made them healthier by using real cheese and fresh veggies. I’m also sharing tips for how to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the kids, like teaching them where […]