February 2012

Action Alert: Tell the FDA To Stop Antibiotics In Animal Feed post image

Did you know that 80% of the antibiotics made are used in livestock feed? Conventional feedlot animals are given antibiotics every day of their lives, primarily to enhance growth. This encourages the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This misguided practice has created a global threat to… Click to Continue →

Sacred Foods For Preconception, Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond post image

I am really concerned about the health of the upcoming generation of children. After all, we are in the third generation of people eating highly processed foods and it is only getting worse. More and more babies born to supposedly healthy mothers are plagued with… Click to Continue →

Fat Tuesday: February 28, 2012

Fat Tuesday: February 28, 2012 post image

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! Every Tuesday come join in this… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Cacao Date Energy Bar (SCD/GAPS)

Recipe: Cacao Date Energy Bar (SCD/GAPS) post image

Here is a real treat for those on the SCD or GAPS diets. On these diets, chocolate is not allowed due to it's chemical composition. However, the fat component of cacao, the pure cocoa butter is entirely fat and is perfectly fine on these diets… Click to Continue →

Sunday Snippets: February 26, 2012

Sunday Snippets: February 26, 2012 post image

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… Click to Continue →

Giveaway: Folks This Ain’t Normal — $25.00 Value post image

If you have never read a book by Joel Salatin, now is the time to start! I'm giving away a copy of his brand new book, Folks This Ain't Normal. Self described "Christian-libertarian-environmentalist-capitalist-lunatic-farmer," Joel Salatin is fiercely intelligent and gets right to the heart of… Click to Continue →

Announcing The Winner of the Cuisinart Immersion Blender! post image

This has been a really exciting giveaway! To celebrate the one year anniversary of Real Food Forager I am giving away my favorite kitchen tool. You just don't realize how much you will use this utensil until you have one.  With this simple tool you… Click to Continue →

Fructose: How Much Is Safe?

Fructose: How Much Is Safe? post image

In the first part of this investigation of fructose, I explained the cascade of reactions that takes place in the body in the presence of high fructose intake. I examined the relationship between fructose, Metabolic Syndrome, AGEs, low fat and low cholesterol diets and their… Click to Continue →

Gut Bacteria Found In Autistic Children is Different post image

New research conducted at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, reports that children with autism and gastrointestinal disturbances have high levels of a bacterium called Sutterella in their intestines. This clearly shows a relationship between gut… Click to Continue →

Fructose: Friend or Foe?

Fructose: Friend or Foe? post image

There has been a lot of talk about sugar, natural sweeteners and artificial sweeteners in the news lately. However, there is a controversy brewing about the safety and benefit of fructose. We all know that fructose is the natural sugar found in fruits. But recent… Click to Continue →

Fat Tuesday: February 21, 2012

Fat Tuesday: February 21, 2012 post image

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! Every Tuesday come join in this… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain-Free Raspberry Tart (SCD/GAPS) post image

In further celebration of my one year anniversary, I present to you my Raspberry Tart! This is a simple crust made from savory crispy pecans. Mixed with a little coconut flour and ghee, it makes for a solid, crunchy crust that is perfect for a… Click to Continue →

Sunday Snippets: February 19, 2012

Sunday Snippets: February 19, 2012 post image

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… Click to Continue →

Last Chance To Save $70.00 on Healthy Grains Class and Individual Classes Available To Purchase post image

I just received word that the coupon code has been extended to February 24! That will be the last day to register for the Healthy Grains class at a huge discount! In addition, Ann Marie is offering the opportunity to buy individual classes for a… Click to Continue →

Giveaway! Cuisinart Immersion Blender — $29.00 Value! post image

In celebration of the one year anniversary of Real Food Forager I am giving away my favorite kitchen tool. You just don't realize how much you will use this utensil until you have one. You must have an immersion blender if you cook a lot… Click to Continue →