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

  • recipes and videos (SCD/GAPS-, Paleo/Primal-compliant)
  • ways to incorporate ancestral & healing diets
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Recipe: Gut Healthy Butternut Squash Protein Cookies (Paleo, SCD, GAPS) post image

I usually have an abundance of winter squash already cooked in my refrigerator. Sometimes I have so much I have to come up with a way to use it up. Here is a fantastic cookie that is totally healthy! I love using collagen peptides (from… Click to Continue →

The Simplest and Cheapest Way to Heal Your Gut post image

Are you ready for the simplest and cheapest way to heal your gut and cure all kinds of conditions like allergies and asthma, and manage autoimmunity better? There is a common thread among the popular healing diets, such as, SCD, GAPS, Paleo and AIP. Actually… Click to Continue →

A Little Known Aspect of Human Anatomy that is Critical for Gut Health post image

Today's conventional medicine mechanistically looks at body parts. There are specialists for every body part you have. However there is one, little known, unifying aspect of anatomy that every doctor should consider. Fascia the Old Years ago when I studied anatomy, fascia was understood to… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Paleo Blueberry-Lemon Tart (SCD, GAPS) post image

In the middle of this icy cold winter, I had a sudden craving for something fresh and springlike. What could it be? Blueberries! It's hard to source organic blueberries in the middle of the winter so I used the frozen organic blueberries that I get… Click to Continue →

Surprising New 2017 Dirty Dozen from Environmental Working Group (EWG)! post image

Last year strawberries ousted apples as the dirtiest, most pesticide-ridden item on the list. This year strawberries are number 1 again, but, move over apples, now you're number 4! Can you guess which is now number 2? Each year the Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzes… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Beet Greens – A Super Food post image

I love beets, but I used to throw the beet greens away or simply buy loose beets. Sometimes the greens can taste bitter – I have a solution for that! I didn't like messing with the greens which sometimes were limp and wet – not… Click to Continue →

Vitamin D for Autoimmunity – But You Must Take it With This Super Nutrient! post image

Yet another study has shown that Vitamin D is protective of remission of an autoimmune disease. This study showed remission from ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Just a year ago a study published in the United European Gastroenterology Journal found that vitamin D… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Mango Coconut Protein Bar (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

This tropical protein bar has very simple ingredients like coconut, mango and collagen peptides – and is nut-free – hard to find in most store-bought snack bars! What I love about collagen peptides (from grassfed cows), is that you can mix it into almost anything… Click to Continue →

Ginger: The Best Natural Remedy for Menstrual Cramps post image

Ginger has been known to alleviate the nausea from pregnancy and motion sickness for ages. Studies show that it is also great for easing menstrual cramps or primary dysmenorrhea. I wish I had this information when I was menstruating (OK, OK I'm really dating myself… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Cassava Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies (Paleo) post image

Some of the best things in life are simple. Here is a simple, cassava flour chocolate chip cookie that can satisfy any cookie lover (like myself). Now that we have moved into a more Paleo diet, I have added the use of cassava flour. I… Click to Continue →

Giveaway! 2 Boxes Kettle & Fire Chicken Broth – 3 Winners! (New Product) post image

A cornerstone to healing the gut and maintaining great health is to consume properly made bone broth on a regular basis. It's best to make your own homemade broth from grassfed, organic bones. But what happens when you run out and don't have time to… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Pumpkin Tart with Maple Cinnamon Crust (Paleo, SCD, GAPS) post image

You can make any pumpkin dish with butternut squash, add the appropriate spices and voila! You have pumpkin! I actually prefer to use butternut squash, kaboucha squash or a combination of the two, because I find pumpkin to be rather watery. The custard-like filling in… Click to Continue →

Book Review: Your Baby’s Microbiome by Toni Harman and Alex Wakeford post image

If you have been reading my blog for a while you know that I am fascinated by the emerging research on the microbiome. Here is a recently released book titled, Your Baby's Microbiome The Critical Role of Vaginal Birth and Breastfeeding for Lifelong Health. Need… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Tender Grassfed Brisket in the Oven (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

Apparently brisket has many different cuts and grades. You would have to be a "brisket connoisseur" to know it all. I'd like to consider myself that, but I'm not – I'm satisfied with a grassfed and grass finished brisket from my biodynamic farmer or some… Click to Continue →

Is Amyloid Plaque Really the Culprit in Alzheimer’s and Dementia? post image

Amyloid Plaque has been blamed for causing Alzheimer's. However, all the medications geared towards reducing amyloid plaque are proving to be ineffective – so much so that researchers are beginning to question the relevance of amyloid plaque to dementia and Alzheimer's. Amyloid is the sticky… Click to Continue →