July 2013

Recipe: Avocado Peach Salsa

Recipe: Avocado Peach Salsa post image

A sweet and spicy salsa adds dimension to any meal. This sweet salsa compliments salmon and other seafood as well as chicken very well. With summer light fare and lots of outdoor eating, this seasonal Avocado Peach Salsa is a treat to look forward to… Click to Continue →

Op Ed: World Food Prize Goes To Criminals post image

I nearly lost it when I read about the recipients of the World Food Prize this year. They are: Robert Fraley a Monsanto Executive; Mary-Dell Chilton, founder of Syngenta Biotechnology and Marc Van Montagu, founder of the Belgium Institute of Plant Technology Outreach. These are… Click to Continue →

Don’t Let Time Sabotage Your Goals — Real Food For Busy People to the Rescue! post image

There are many reasons/excuses for falling back on your Real Food goals. Time is a major road block for some folks. Our new online class from your favorite Real Food bloggers at Village Green Network is designed to address that very problem. We know you… Click to Continue →

Fat Tuesday: July 30, 2013

Fat Tuesday: July 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 →

Why You Should REFUSE Fluoride Treatments For Your Child post image

Yet another established medical/dental procedure that I have always declined for my family is the routine use of fluoride treatments in the dentist office. Don't let them get near you with this toxic substance! Fluoride is a Poison And Does Not Belong In Water Fluoride… Click to Continue →

Sunday Snippets: July 28, 2013

Sunday Snippets: July 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 →

Announcing the Winner of Foraging and Feasting! post image

I joined the Kickstarter Program for Foraging and Feasting, A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook. I just HAD to have it -- after all, I am a forager. I thought my readers would really love this book and I was right. There was a… Click to Continue →

How To Beat The Odds — Real Food For Busy People — A New Online Class post image

I am constantly reminded by my patients that home cooking takes a lot of work and TIME.  While I always recommend making changes over a period of time -- it can still be overwhelming for someone to learn all the ins and outs of real… Click to Continue →

Why I Always Marinate Grilled Meat

Why I Always Marinate Grilled Meat post image

This time of year many people pull out their grill and enjoy the flavorful meats that result from grilling. Some folks are hesitant to grill because of the cancer producing chemicals that form when high heat and animal protein and fat combine. There is a… Click to Continue →

Action Alert: Tell FDA To Treat Small Farmers Fairly post image

Please help! The Tester-Hagan amendment exempts small-scale, direct-marketing farms from the most burdensome aspects of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).  This exemption is essential to allow small farmers to interact with the public and provide food for those who choose to purchase directly from… Click to Continue →

Fat Tuesday: July 23, 2013

Fat Tuesday: July 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 Dipped Madeleines post image

Have you ever had a Madeleine? It's a cake-like cookie that is molded into a signature shape. My mother-in-law makes the best Madeleines. Being grain-free, I wanted to develop a recipe that would yield a similar flavor and texture. I think I found it here… Click to Continue →

Sunday Snippets: July 21, 2013

Sunday Snippets: July 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 →

Giveaway: One Copy of Foraging and Feasting — $40 Value! post image

Have you seen this gorgeous book yet? Foraging and Feasting, A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook. I just HAD to have it -- after all, I am a forager. Sort of. However, these gals are the real deal. They know everything there is to… Click to Continue →

Why I Stopped Getting Routine Dental X-Rays post image

Summer vacation is a time for fun, but also a time to catch up on doctor and dentist visits, especially with the kids. As with any medical issue, you have to be your own advocate. Since I can remember, I have never followed my dentists'… Click to Continue →