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 […]

Homemade Superfood Liver Pills for Incredible Nutrition

Liver from pastured animals is full of nutrients and even considered a superfood, but it can be difficult to swallow for those who aren’t used to eating it. So, here is my simple, go-to method for getting more of it into my diet on a regular basis! Are you brave enough to try it? Liver and onions. […]

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 […]

Planning a Vegetable Garden This Summer? What You Should Do Now

Anyone planning a vegetable garden knows that what you do before summer can have a big effect on how your garden grows. There are many things you can do now to ensure your vegetable gardening this summer is productive. Now is the perfect time to get started – the snow is gone, the rain is […]

How to Make Easy and Healing Bone Broth

Bone broth is one of the most nourishing and nutritious real foods you can make – full of the vitamins and minerals from the bones of animals, it provides nourishment we seldom get in conventional diets. Here is a very easy, slow cooker version that anyone can make! If you’re into real food, you’ve most likely […]

Where to Buy Real, Organic Food for Less

Since switching over to real food a year ago, it has been a challenge to keep the food budget down and under control as I’m out in the suburbs where farmer’s markets are not plentiful or nearby. So, I’ve finally found a way to make it doable by shopping at local chain stores where prices […]

Organic Gardening: Use Egg Shells to Deter Slugs and Snails

Did you know you can get rid of slugs and snails with eggs shells? It’s very effective, organic, green, and even adds fertilizer to the soil! I have something in common with slugs…we both love hostas and vegetable gardens. But there is one thing we do not both like – eggs. I love the insides of eggs, but […]