January 2015

Sunday Snippets: February 1, 2014

Sunday Snippets: February 1, 2014 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 →

How Genetically Modified Food is Destroying Our Health and the Future of Our Children post image

The average American is consuming their body weight equivalent in genetically modified foods each year. This constitutes an experiment on the American population, because there are no long term safety studies. However there are quite a few studies that show problems and health issues with… Click to Continue →

Giveaway: 2 Quarts of Tropical Traditions Gold Label Coconut Oil – $80 Value! post image

Some of the worst foods that are in the food supply are the fats and oils. We have been brainwashed into thinking that saturated fats are bad for us and polyunsaturated vegetable oils are good. Frankly, it is just the opposite. Saturated fats from pasture… Click to Continue →

Fat Tuesday: January 27, 2014

Fat Tuesday: January 27, 2014 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 meal! Every Tuesday… Click to Continue →

Recipe: GF Garlic Plantain Crackers (Paleo, AIP Paleo) post image

In light of all the emerging information about the need for resistant starch as food for the beneficial bacteria, I am starting to incorporate some into my diet. I've spent years (too long) starving out the bad bacteria and now I want to feed my… Click to Continue →

Sunday Snippets: January 25, 2014

Sunday Snippets: January 25, 2014 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 →

A Common, Undetected Condition that Underlies  Chronic Pain post image

Pain medications are amongst the most written prescriptions in the United States today. Both classes, the opiate analgesics and the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medications have significant side effects and long term sequelae. There is a common, yet mainly overlooked condition that – once treated properly… Click to Continue →

Book Review: Everyday Grain-free Baking by Kelly Smith and a Recipe! post image

I was so excited when Kelly told me she had a new grain-free cookbook coming out! I've been following her blog, The Nourishing Home for years and just love her recipes! Not surprisingly, I love the cookbook too! There are over 100 simple, everyday recipes… Click to Continue →

Add Abundance to Your Life with Oodles of DIY Selections! post image

If you're like me, you love the feeling of pride and achievement when you finish a DIY (do-it-yourself) project. I've been a quilter, a scrapebooker, a furniture refinisher, a costume maker and all around sewer over the years. If you've done things similarly – you… Click to Continue →

Fat Tuesday: January 20, 2015

Fat Tuesday: January 20, 2015 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 meal! Every Tuesday… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Plantain Chips (Paleo, AIP)

Recipe: Plantain Chips (Paleo, AIP) post image

As you may have read in my previous post, green plantains are a very good source of resistant starch. There are many ways to incorporate green plantains into one's diet. This is one way to get resistant starch into your diet and to get hooked… Click to Continue →

Sunday Snippets: January 18, 2015

Sunday Snippets: January 18, 2015 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 →

Get Rid of Your Pain For Good!

Get Rid of Your Pain For Good! post image

Pain is always an indicator that something is wrong. It could be very straight forward, like a musculoskeletal condition from an acute trauma. I see lots of those in my office. But I also see chronic pain conditions that spring from other, more complex imbalances… Click to Continue →

Why I’ve Added Resistant Starch to My Diet post image

Resistant starch is a buzz word these days. Simply put, it is starch that is resistant to human digestion so it ends up in the colon where the bacteria can feed upon it. In this way, resistant starch directly supports the colonic microbiome and is… Click to Continue →

New Genetically Modified Soybean Oil Healthier? Not! post image

There's a new cooking oil called Plenish, made by Dupont Pioneer from genetically modified soybeans that's being marketed as healthier, tastier and that lasts longer in the deep fryer. This is certainly a plus for Dupont and commercial users, but not for American public health… Click to Continue →