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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 this “snippet” will give you the gist of it. [click to continue…]

Autoimmunity: Just One Disease Expressed in Different Body Parts

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Autoimmunity is a broad condition that has been segmented by medical specialties. There are over 80 different diagnosable autoimmune diseases and they are all treated in different, yet somewhat similar ways with the ultimate goal being to suppress the inflammatory immune response. However, in conventional medicine the patient is never regarded in a holistic way.

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Recipe: Vanilla Frosting (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP)

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I don’t use frosting a lot because it is so sweet. But when you need to make a special treat you don’t have to use bad fats and refined sugars. You can make a very good frosting with good fats and natural sweeteners.

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Fat Tuesday: March 24, 2015

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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: Avocado Lemon Salad Dressing (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP)

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Avocados are so popular these days! It’s no wonder. People are learning about the great nutrition and the healthy oils contained in them. Instead of just slicing avocados onto a salad, I thought a dressing would be really creamy and delicious. And it is!

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Sunday Snippets: March 22, 2015

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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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Biofilms, Bacteria and Candida

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Biofilms begin with individual bacteria. When conditions are favorable, they start forming communities by adhering to a surface. This surface could be liquid (as in pond) or solid. Examples of biofilms are plaque on teeth or the slimmy stuff in your drain. Whether we like it or not, they are all around us and within […]

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Fat Tuesday: March 17, 2015

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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: Deviled Egg Peeps

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It’s that time of the year when you start to see those adorable candy peeps in the stores. They ARE cute but do you really want your kids to eat them? They are full of chemicals – in fact, there is nothing real in them. Here is a recipe that you can make with your […]

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Sunday Snippets: March 15, 2015

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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 Winner of Make It Paleo II!

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Make it Paleo II is another gorgeous book by Hayley Mason and Bill Staley that is truly eye-candy. They are well known for their food photography and I am so happy they are in the Paleo community. Their food is not only gorgeous – it is truly healthy. And the winner of Make It Paleo II […]

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MTHFR, Methylation Cycles and Their Impact on Your Health

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Have you seen or read about the MTHFR genetic mutation? It’s the new kid on the block and a lot is being said about it. Do you have it? Does it contribute to your health condition and is it making you sick? Here’s the lowdown on MTHFR.

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GMO Mosquitoes! What Will They Think of Next?

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If you thought genetically modified food was bad enough, think again. Now they are coming out with genetically modified mosquitoes and intend to let them loose in Florida!

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Fat Tuesday: March 10, 2015

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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: Braised Chicken with Mushrooms, Capers and Artichokes

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Braising is a cooking technique that is typically used on tougher cuts. The method is to sear the outside of the meat to increase flavor and then slow cook it in liquid. The cooking relies on heat, time, and moisture to break down the tough connective collagen tissues in meat. Simply put, it means cooked […]

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Sunday Snippets: March 8, 2015

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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 Two Winners of the Avocare Avocado Oil Gift Box!

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Avocado oil is getting more popular as people realize the benefits. It has a high smoke point and can be used for pan frying without worry of breaking down. It can also be used in salads and mayonnaise as the taste is really good! Avocare avocado oil is a high quality unrefined avocado oil. And […]

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Book Review and Giveaway: Make it Paleo II by Hayley Mason and Bill Staley

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I was so excited to see that Hayley Mason and Bill Staley just released a new cookbook called Make it Paleo II. I love their other cookbooks for their elegant yet simple recipes. After you read the review, go enter the giveaway for your own copy!

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Your Microbiome, Probiotics, Fermented Foods and Some Surprising New Facts – You Really Need to Read This!

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There has been more progress in our understanding of the microbiome and the world of bacteria in the last 3 to 5 years then there has been in all the years preceding. This is due to the new genetic testing that can analyze the DNA of the bacteria. In doing so we have identified over […]

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