April 2013

Low Carb Diet REVERSES Cardiac Markers in Diabetes post image

Many people are still opposed to the low carbohydrate diet. I just don't know why. Like anything, not every diet is good for every person. I get that. But we are now seeing medical studies that show amazing improvements in diseases from diabetes and heart… Click to Continue →

Fat Tuesday: April 30, 2013

Fat Tuesday: April 30, 2013 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! Share your special holiday meal! Every… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Lemon Coconut Macaroons

Recipe: Lemon Coconut Macaroons post image

I bought a huge bag of organic lemons from the market a few weeks ago and they have been sitting in my refrigerator ever since. I don't know what caused me to buy so many. It's really not hot enough for lemonade, but it's always… Click to Continue →

Sunday Snippets: April 28, 2013

Sunday Snippets: April 28, 2013 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 →

Eggs Blamed for Heart Disease Again — From Poor Science post image

The New York Times online Health section yesterday reported (Gina Kolata) that eggs have been implicated in increasing the risk of heart disease by the same mechanism that evoked fear in meat eaters just two weeks ago. Trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO) in the News Again Researchers… Click to Continue →

Guest Post: Salmon – Buy Wild Caught or Don’t Buy It At All post image

The other day I watched an incredibly moving documentary entitled Salmon Confidential, (linked below) which reveals some of the shocking controversies surrounding the practice of salmon farming in British Columbia, Canada. The film documents biologist Alexandra Morton's efforts to gather evidence about the devastating impact… Click to Continue →

Magnesium Stearate: Is It a Safe Ingredient in Supplements? post image

Magnesium stearate is a common flow agent used in supplements. Some people criticize its use in supplements for a variety of reasons that are mostly unsubstantiated. While it is always better to take supplements that are as pure as possible, is magnesium stearate as bad… Click to Continue →

Sale Extended Through April 24 — One Last Day on E-Book Bundle! post image

This is truly the last day to save over 90% on the Village Green Network Bloggers super E-Book Bundle! If you thought you missed the sale -- I just want to let you know that it has been extened another day!  Hurry! After 11:59 tonight… Click to Continue →

Last Day to Save Over 90% on 30 Healthy Living E-Books! post image

Today is the last day to save over 90% on the Village Green Network Bloggers super E-Book Bundle! I don't want you to miss out on this incredible value so I am sending you a short reminder that this is the last day. After 11:59… Click to Continue →

Fat Tuesday: April 23, 2013

Fat Tuesday: April 23, 2013 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! Share your special holiday meal! Every… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain-Free Apple Tart from Grain-Free Breads, Snacks and Desserts post image

One of the most satisfying types of desserts, in my opinion, is one with a crust and a filling that is naturally sweet, like apples. A tart satisfies my desire for something crunchy and slightly sweet. This tart is very healthy because it is sweetened… Click to Continue →

Sunday Snippets: April 21, 2013

Sunday Snippets: April 21, 2013 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 →

Grain-Free Book Bundle Bonanza!

Grain-Free Book Bundle Bonanza! post image

If you are grain-free or gluten-free, Paleo, Primal, SCD or GAPS you should not miss this incredible E-Book Bundle for Village Green Network bloggers. Just my new e-book, Grain-Free, Breads, Snacks and Desserts has a retail value of $29.95. For a mere $10 more you… Click to Continue →

Why I Eat Butter Off the Spoon

Why I Eat Butter Off the Spoon post image

I stopped eating butter when I was in my teens because they said it was bad for the heart. I switched to soy margarine and I loved the taste of Shed's Spread. Ugh! Then, I stopped using much margarine at all when I started to… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Ginger Squash Cookies

Recipe: Ginger Squash Cookies post image

Here is another sample recipe from my e-book, Grain-Free Breads, Snacks and Desserts, which is now included in the Village Green Network E-Book Bundle -- see below for details of that fantastic deal that you should not miss! In the mean time, here is the… Click to Continue →