Eat what your ancestors did. Real Food.

The modern diet is markedly different from what our ancestors ate. At Real Food Forager, you'll find:
  • recipes (SCD/GAPS-, Paleo/Primal-compliant)
  • video tutorials
  • issues in food politics
  • instructions on incorporating ancestral & healing diets into your lifestyle

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It is well known that having diabetes increases the risk for several chronic degenerative diseases, such as heart disease, Alzheimer’s and cancer. A new study published in the British Journal of Cancer in March 2014, indicates that chronic hyperglycemia (increased blood sugar) correlates with the increased risk for cancer – and goes further to indicate that this risk is present, for those in the pre-diabetic state as well as for those people with “normal ranges” – for certain types of cancer. [click to continue…]

Fat Tuesday: April 15, 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: Chicken Feet Broth

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Chicken feet broth is made by simply adding chicken feet to filtered water with onion, celery and carrots. This makes a nutrient dense, collagen and gelatin rich broth that can be eaten as is, or used as the basis for wonderful soups and gravies. My mother always added chicken feet to her soups, but this […]

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Sunday Snippets: April 13, 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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Announcing the 2 Winners of The Liberty Chocolate Giveaway!

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I love the fact that there are very few ingredients in Liberty chocolate. In fact, the dark chocolate has only 4 ingredients, cocoa butter, cocoa powder, honey and vanilla beans.  The dark chocolate is simple, yet deeply flavorful. The honey, also imparts a very smooth, silky consistency to the chocolate without the use of any […]

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Why I Would NEVER Use Baby Oil

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Baby oil is a standard in the care products for baby. It’s always included in those darling packages of cute little bottles. It’s really a seemingly benign and simple product – just mineral oil and fragrance. However, both of those simple ingredients have major problems and should NEVER be used on anyone, much less a […]

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Free Bonus Videos from Upcoming Green Living Bundle

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I’m pleased to tell you about what my friend Joe Rignola has been cooking up! He is hosting an e-book bundle that has to do with the environmental impact our food has on our planet, or hopefully, lack of impact. This is way more than just a book bundle – it also includes videos and […]

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Giveaway: $550 Amazon Gift Card!

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If you could buy anything on Amazon for $550.00 what would it be? Would it be a Vitamix or an Excaliber Dehydrator? Or perhaps a set of new stainless steel pots or some Le Cruset cookware? With this gift card, you could get anything your heart desires!

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Fat Tuesday: April 8, 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: Double Chocolate Raspberry Truffles (GAPS, Paleo)

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Perfect for the upcoming holidays, this chocolate treat is sure to please. Best of all, you can easily make this at home so your family can enjoy chocolate without the fear of high fructose corn syrup and other GM ingredients that most candy manufacturers use these days.

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Sunday Snippets: April 6, 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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Preventing and Reversing Diabetes Summit – Register Now

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Getting a diagnosis of diabetes can be life changing. Certainly, no one wants to hear those words. There is a lot of information out there for diabetics that is based on conventional guidelines. While relying on these standards may work for some people, they do not prevent the devastating long term consequences of having poor […]

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It’s Official! Chocolate IS a Health Food!

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A study released earlier this month looked at the effects of dark chocolate on the gut microbiome. Yikes! My two favorite subjects – chocolate and gut bacteria! Nirvana! The findings were presented at the 247th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) – and revealed that certain gut bacteria ferment the molecules […]

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Giveaway: One Box of Liberty Chocolate Bars – 2 Winners! $72 Value!

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It’s a mine field, sifting through the chocolate bar isle in the market these days. Even the good ones have some ingredients I don’t abide by. You may have read my previous post, Why I NEVER Eat Most Organic Fair Trade Chocolate in which I explain that soy lecithin is in most chocolate, even the […]

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Fat Tuesday: April 1, 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: Glazed Pork Chops with Root Vegetables

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One of the things I love about pork is that it gives you a break from the usual beef, chicken, fish rotation. Of course, you have to get over the knee-jerk reaction that pork is fatty and clogs the arteries. Let’s put that to rest. Certainly, there is good pork and there is bad pork. […]

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Sunday Snippets: March 30, 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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Book Review and Recipe: The Nourished Kitchen Farm-to-Table recipes for the Traditional Foods Lifestyle

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I knew it would be something spectacular – Jenny’s new book. After all, her blog, The Nourished kitchen (go there now if you don’t know it) is amazing. As a matter of fact, The Nourished Kitchen was one of the first real food blogs I found that helped me learn how to cook real food. […]

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New Study: The Gut/Brain Axis and Autism

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The new normal is our understanding that what is going on in the gut can influence the brain and other extra-intestinal areas of the body. The early research explored the commensal (good) bacteria that performs dozens of mutually beneficial processes such as, aiding in utilization of nutrients, production of vitamins, protection against pathogenic (bad) invaders, […]

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