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The modern diet is markedly different from what our ancestors ate. At Real Food Forager, you'll find:

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  • ways to incorporate ancestral & healing diets
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I’m pleased to introduce this guest recipe from Sophie of A Squirrel in the Kitchen, an autoimmune warrior, self-trained paleo chef and food coach. Sophie has a gorgeous blog with some great recipes! I think you will love this one! [click to continue…]

Giveaway: One Case of Olea Estates Certified Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil — $144.00 Value!

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I have found the most amazing certified organic, extra virgin olive oil made from olives that are hand picked at the peak of ripeness and completely unadulterated. It’s from the Sparta Valley of Greece on land that has been growing olives since 1856.

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3 Weight Loss Hacks that Cut Cravings and Keep You Deeply Nourished

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In my practice of clinical nutrition, over the years, I’ve seen many people who are more concerned with losing weight then improving their health. If you don’t focus on deeply nourishing foods, all your weight loss goals will get fouled up with temptation and cravings.

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Fat Tuesday: October 21, 2014

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It’s that time of the week when real foodies come together for a food festival! Fat Tuesday is the official end of Mardi Gras and here at Real Food Forager we are having our own Fat Tuesday Forager Festival!

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Recipe: Homemade Spicy Freezer Sausage Patties (Paleo, SCD, GAPS)

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We have gotten into the rut of expecting breakfast foods to consist of breads, muffins and cereals. This makes it so hard to go to a grain free or Paleo diet. But there is nothing wrong with eating meat for breakfast.

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Sunday Snippets: October 19, 2014

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Welcome to Sunday Snippets. This is a weekly feature that allows you to take a quick peek at posts that I loved from my FAT TUESDAY carnival this past week. I’ll also summarize some posts from my blog from the past week. If you missed some or didn’t have time to read the whole post […]

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Bad News: EPA Approves 2,4-D Agent Orange for GMO Crops

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I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but we just lost a critical battle for the health of our children and grandchildren and all future generations. But you can still help!

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Is Your Gut Bacteria Controling Your Appetite? – What To Do About It

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We know that the amount of gut bacteria out number the amount of cells in our body by a ratio of ten to one – ten bacterial cells to one human cell. It’s been shown that gut microbes do a lot for us and in return, it appears that they have a say in what […]

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Fat Tuesday: October 14, 2014

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It’s that time of the week when real foodies come together for a food festival! Fat Tuesday is the official end of Mardi Gras and here at Real Food Forager we are having our own Fat Tuesday Forager Festival!

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Recipe: Grain Free Lemon Pear Muffins

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Last week I was able to source a bunch of large organic pears (Bartlett). I had some pears left over that got a bit too ripe for eating raw so I quickly pulled together this recipe for Lemon Pear Muffins. These came out so good I barely had any to put away!

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Sunday Snippets: October 12, 2014

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Welcome to Sunday Snippets. This is a weekly feature that allows you to take a quick peek at posts that I loved from my FAT TUESDAY carnival this past week. I’ll also summarize some posts from my blog from the past week. If you missed some or didn’t have time to read the whole post […]

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How To Lose Weight and Keep It Off

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Are you frustrated with your weight? Do you diet, lose a few pounds, then go off the diet a little and then gain all the weight back and then some? Do you jump onto the diet of the month thinking that this is the one that will work for you? Are you so fed up […]

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Gut Healing and the Ultimate Probiotic

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Much has been written about healing the gut with diets such as SCD,  GAPS, Paleo and Paleo AIP. Many people can heal their leaky gut with these diets and other lifestyle changes. However, some people with more recalcitrant disorders, like autoimmune issues, may need some form of natural therapy to compliment the diet. That’s where […]

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Nourishing Broth: Book Review and Recipe!

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As we age, the body’s production of collagen slows down – which is why making sure you get plenty of collagen in your diet is the best anti-aging strategy you can have. You can take expensive supplements for this, but the cheapest and the best way to get collagen is to enjoy soups made with […]

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Fat Tuesday: October 7, 2014

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It’s that time of the week when real foodies come together for a food festival! Fat Tuesday is the official end of Mardi Gras and here at Real Food Forager we are having our own Fat Tuesday Forager Festival!

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Recipe: Kimchi Kraut (Strengthen Your Microbiome)

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I’ve been trying to incorporate more fermented foods into my daily diet because they are strong in probiotics. I eat plenty of garlic pickles and bread and butter pickles that I cultured over the summer from my very productive cucumber vines. However, it is my view that the more diverse cultured foods you eat, the […]

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Sunday Snippets: October 5, 2014

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Welcome to Sunday Snippets. This is a weekly feature that allows you to take a quick peek at posts that I loved from my FAT TUESDAY carnival this past week. I’ll also summarize some posts from my blog from the past week. If you missed some or didn’t have time to read the whole post […]

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The Dilemma of Fiber

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The food industry has jumped on the fiber-is-good-for-your-health bandwagon. As a result, they are insidiously developing artificial fiber-like products to add to packaged foods. These foods are marketed as fiber rich with the government’s stamp of approval for health claims. However, some of these fiber products are as dangerous as synthetic food can get.

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The Filthy Chicken Rule, What It Means to Our Food – and How To Protect Your Family

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Just when you thought the USDA was protecting you from food borne illness (not), they have come up with a plan that will surely cause more cases of salmonella and other pathogenic diseases, from the most deadly source of food poisoning cases – poultry factory farms.

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