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 […]

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 (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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]