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 […]

How to Make Homemade Pure Vanilla Extract

Homemade pure vanilla extract is so easy and inexpensive to make at yourself, with no added chemicals, dyes, and artificial flavorings! It makes a beautiful gift, even for the person who’s not easy to shop for. Here’s my free and easy tutorial! Believe it or not the holidays are upon us, breathing down our necks! I always […]

Healthy Homemade Gummy Candy – Real, No Added Sugar with Ningxia Red!

Making your own gummy candy at home is so easy, you’ll probably wonder why you’ve never tried it before! This recipe is extra healthy with the added antioxidant power of Ningxia Red, healing properties of grass-fed gelatin, and the nutrients from raw honey. Not a single dye, artificial coloring or weird ingredient in sight, either. It is so […]

How to Make Your Own Kombucha Tea At Home

Making your own kombucha at home is really quite easy – it’s become a new weekly thing in my household and I LOVE the taste! It is so good, and so healthy as it contains 1 billion probiotic strains. So many good bugs for your gut! Here’s a tutorial on how I do it. Kombucha Coocha […]

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 […]

Moroccan Chickpea Vegetable Soup Recipe

It’s been so chilly up here in New England it’s a perfect time to use some fresh veggies in a delicious flavorful soup! This Moroccan chickpea vegetable soup recipe is super easy to prepare, even with kids running around! Plus it contains all real ingredients, nothing processed so it’s healthy and guilt-free. Beans, beans, beans. […]

How To Make Ghee – Easy Tutorial

Ever heard of ghee? If you haven’t, it might sound like some strange baby word, but it’s actually a healthy and versatile cooking fat that is super easy to make yourself at home! It has the benefits of butter without the casein and protein that aggravate many digestive systems. It’s also-known-as clarified butter. I suppose you could say […]

How to Render Lard in a Crock Pot

When you hear about rendering lard does it take you back to your grandmother’s kitchen? Or perhaps even your great-grandmothers kitchen? Not exactly something that screams “modern cooking,” right? If you’re like me, you’ve found an interest in bringing back those traditional kitchen skills and a great place to start is rendering lard. It’s not […]