September 2013

Fat Tuesday: October 1, 2013

Fat Tuesday: October 1, 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: Raw Cacao Bites (Paleo/ GAPS)

Recipe: Raw Cacao Bites (Paleo/ GAPS) post image

I was thinking about a snack bar that is nutritious, yet filling and satisfying. I've made snack bars with almond butter and they can get a bit dense. In this recipe I incorporate  some shredded coconut to add fat and substance. The best part about… Click to Continue →

Sunday Snippets: September 29, 2013

Sunday Snippets: September 29, 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 →

Back To School Special! Real Food and Paleo Meal Plans 50% Off! post image

My friend Emily at Holistic Squid is offering her fantastic meal plans at a whopping 50% off sale! If you are following the Paleo diet, a grain free diet or are interested in real food,  you'll want to read this. The sale ends September 30… Click to Continue →

Beet Juice Found to Lower Blood Pressure

Beet Juice Found to Lower Blood Pressure post image

We all know that fruits and particularly vegetables are healthy for us and aid in decreasing the risk of cardio vascular disease. It would be helpful to target specific vegetables for certain conditions.  This small study has shown that drinking a small amount of beet… Click to Continue →

A Teenager’s Perspective on Food Restrictions by Erica Brahan post image

I got an email the other day from a teenager who has been on a restricted diet for several years. She wrote an e-book about her experience geared towards other teenagers who also have food restrictions. I love it when a young person can turn… Click to Continue →

Fat Tuesday: September 24, 2013

Fat Tuesday: September 24, 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: Honey Mustard Glazed Ham Roast

Recipe: Honey Mustard Glazed Ham Roast post image

I've been experimenting with difference cuts of pork and I was pleasantly surprised at how satisfied my family was when they tasted this ham roast. I never cooked a ham before and so I was a little intimidated (Just like when I did the pork… Click to Continue →

Sunday Snippets: September 22, 2013

Sunday Snippets: September 22, 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 →

Action Alert: Tell Congress to Oppose the Monsanto Protection Act! post image

This past March the aptly nicknamed Monsanto Protection Act was inserted at the last minutes into a funding bill. It was called the Farmer Assurance Provision. This is so deceptive because the only ones assured of anything are the monstrous GMO manufactures like Monsanto. Overrides… Click to Continue →

Parents Rights Violated: Forced Chemotherapy on 9 Year Old Already Cancer Free From Alternative Therapies post image

In response to my post, Cancer's Shocking Price Tag a mother left a comment briefly outlining her family's horrendous experience with their 9 year old's brain cancer. After researching their options, they decided to treat their child's cancer with alternative therapies. Their child was cancer… Click to Continue →

Is Pomegranate a Superfood?

Is Pomegranate a Superfood? post image

Pomegranate has been touted as a superfood in the press and natural food world. But is it really? There are some very interesting findings that suggest it is a powerhouse due to its high anti-oxidant value. However there are some questions about its true value… Click to Continue →

Fat Tuesday: September 17, 2013

Fat Tuesday: September 17, 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: Spiced Cinnamon Raisin Muffins (Paleo, GAPS) post image

With the first chill in the air I get a hankering for fall spices and foods. The summer fruits are on the way out and the fall fare is coming in. Farmer's Markets are brimming with the first apples and pears, squash and maybe even… Click to Continue →

Sunday Snippets: September 15, 2013

Sunday Snippets: September 15, 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 →