Fat Tuesday: February 7, 2012

February 6, 2012 · 76 comments

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It’s that time of the week when real foodies come together for a food festival! Fat Tuesday is the official start of Mardi Gras and here at Real Food Forager we are having our own Fat Tuesday Forager Festival! Every Tuesday come join in this Real Food Free For All!

Link up your great real food recipes, natural remedies, posts, articles and book reviews about real food, food politics, green living and our food supply.

Special diet recipes are welcome such as SCD, GAPS, gluten free, dairy free, sugar-free, Paleo, Primal, all are welcome as long as they involve REAL FOOD. Please feel free to post your recipe in the comments section if you are not a blogger.

Giveaways are welcome as long as they involve only real food items or cool kitchen tools. Pretty much anything goes — it’s party time!

The Rules are simple:

1 — No artificial ingredients. Nothing commercially canned, packaged or processed. No fake foods. No soy or tofu, no artificial sweeteners like Splenda, no bad fats like margarine, soybean or corn oil. You get the idea.

2 — Provide a link back to this post on your site (a common courtesy).

3 — Please do not make me delete any non real food linkups. Please don’t link them here. This is a place for real food recipes and issues.

4 — Please link the URL of your actual blog post and not your blog’s home page.

5 — Be kind and come back and leave a comment after linking up. And check out some of the links. There is a wealth of knowledge here.

Be sure to visit on Sunday for Sunday Snippets, a weekly post that features recipes and articles from the previous Fat Tuesday. The next feature could be yours so be sure to check back!



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1 Leslie @ Real Food Freaks February 6, 2012 at 8:45 pm

Hi Jill,
I’m sharing my commentary on a recent Dr. Oz show episode.

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2 Jessica February 6, 2012 at 9:01 pm

Thanks for hosting! I posted my recipe on how to make a yummy chai that is healing and medicinal, too!

http://naturallivingsocal.blogspot.com/2012/02/delicious-medicinal-chai.html

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3 Starlene February 6, 2012 at 9:02 pm

I’ve included my Pink Blossom Mini Cupcakes. Even my non-GAPS adult son said they were delicious! Thanks for hosting, Jill!
http://gapsdietjourney.com/2012/02/recipe-pink-blossom-mini-cupcakes/

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4 Katie February 6, 2012 at 9:08 pm

Thanks for hosting, Jill! I shared my cherry almond baked oatmeal and tutorial for making coconut cream pie lara bars.

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5 Jen February 6, 2012 at 9:11 pm

Hi Jill. This week I post our egg-cellence challenge as our third in the series. We are giving away 4 dz eggs to the winner.
I also wrote about my feelings about drinking raw milk after my farmer was found to have campy in the milk.
And I posted two recipes: Ceviche and Coconut Seafood Medley.
Enjoy!

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6 Stacy @Stacy Makes Cents February 6, 2012 at 9:15 pm

Thanks again for hosting. :-) I’ve linked up Cheesy Kefir Drop Biscuits and Crock Pot Mexican Soup. They pair well together!

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7 Joy at The Liberated Kitchen February 6, 2012 at 9:16 pm

I shared my Baked Garlic Tomato Salmon. Living in the Pacific Northwest, we love our local, wild caught salmon! It’s one of the most nutritious foods I know of.

Also, if you haven’t seen it yet, check out our latest project: Real Food Ryan Gosling and Gluten Free Ryan Gosling. http://theliberatedkitchenpdx.com/friends/introducing-real-food-and-gluten-free-ryan-gosling/.

Thanks for hosting!

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8 Susan February 6, 2012 at 9:48 pm

Thanks for hosting. I’ve shared a recipe for Jamaican Jerked Chicken.
http://paleorecipes.tv/recipes/paleo-jamaican-jerked-chicken-appetizer-recipe/

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9 Stanley Fishman @ Tender Grassfed Meat February 6, 2012 at 9:53 pm

Thanks for hosting Fat Tuesday. My post this week shows what a fat cap is. Today, because of the demonization of saturated fat, many people have never even seen a fat cap. Grassfed fat is great, nutrient-dense, with CLA and the proper ratio of omega-3 to omega-6.

What Is a Fat Cap? This Is a Fat Cap!

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10 Kendahl @ Our Nourishing Roots February 6, 2012 at 9:54 pm

Today I’m sharing my LAST WEEK on the GAPS Challenge post, and I can’t believe it’s almost over!

I’m also sharing my coveted Italian dressing recipe, which always is a crowd-pleaser and gets people begging for the recipe. It’s pretty awesome! I made it part of my latest REAL FOOD 101 where I also talk about making a basic vinaigrette. Two for one!

http://www.ournourishingroots.com/real-food-101-how-to-make-a-basic-vinaigrette/

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11 Joanna @ plus other good stuff February 6, 2012 at 9:55 pm

I’m linking up an easy method to adapt any yeast bread recipe into a soaked one. For those wanting to eat properly prepared whole grains who don’t have a sourdough starter going, it’s a great option!

http://plusothergoodstuff.blogspot.com/2012/02/adapting-yeast-bread-for-soaking.html

Thanks for hosting!

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12 Shaye @ The Elliott Homestead February 6, 2012 at 9:59 pm

Thanks for hosting another great carnival! I posted a delicious root vegetable recipe today: http://theelliotthomestead.blogspot.com/2012/02/roasted-root-vegetables-with-mustard.html

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13 Stealthy Mom February 6, 2012 at 10:16 pm

Thank you for hosting! There are so many great recipes up already! Today I am sharing a recipe for Dark Chocolate Gluten Free Cupcakes. They are frosted with an all-natural raspberry cream cheese frosting.

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14 Debbie @ Easy Natural Food February 6, 2012 at 10:43 pm

Hi Jill, thanks for hosting another great week! I’m sharing my yummy Marinated Pork Chops and a post on homemade Chicken Stock with tips, tricks and special ingredients.

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15 Dori February 6, 2012 at 11:01 pm

Hello Fat Tuesday!
Thanks for hosting us Jill! This week I’m sharing the next of my series on salt “Part Two: Whole, Unrefined Cooking Salts”.
Best wishes!
http://nourishingfoodways.wordpress.com/2012/02/06/more-than-salt-the-worlds-most-controversial-ingredient-part-two/

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16 Laurie February 6, 2012 at 11:09 pm

Thanks for hosting, Jill. Today I linked up a post titled “Getting Started with Home Canning” – http://www.commonsensehome.com/getting-started-with-home-canning/

Home food preservation is a great way to stretch your food dollar and preserve local food for use year round.

I know a lot of people are intimidated by canning. but it’s really not that hard. I hope folks will stop by, take a look and give it a try.

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17 Meagan February 7, 2012 at 1:06 am

Hey Jill :) I’m sharing my 4 Ingredient Almond bars :)

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18 Dr Lisa @ Naked Moxie February 7, 2012 at 6:35 am

Thanks for hosting. I posted a yummy Grilled Portobello Sandwich! http://nakedmoxie.com/2012/01/13/grilled-portobello-sandwich/

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19 Heather @Gluten-Free Cat February 7, 2012 at 8:28 am

Thanks, Jill! I linked up my vegan version of spinach artichoke dip. The nutritional yeast still gives it a cheesy taste.

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20 Melanie February 7, 2012 at 8:56 am

So much great stuff! I just added my Lactofermented Mushrooms and Orange Ginger Beet Kvass (even the kids like it!). Thanks for hosting!

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21 France @ Beyond The Peel February 7, 2012 at 9:10 am

Hi Jill, thanks for hosting! I’m sharing the story of how my husband transformed his taste buds to crave whole foods.

http://www.beyondthepeel.net/2012/02/how-i-transformed-my-taste-buds-to-crave-whole-foods.html

Have a great day!

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22 Judy@Savoring Today February 7, 2012 at 10:20 am

Shared a cauliflower and mozzarella pizza crust recipe — so very tasty! Thanks for hosting, love to see all the real food ideas here every week.

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23 Melanie February 7, 2012 at 10:58 am

Gah, posted before I was fully awake and put my name as the link name. Is there a way to fix it? Sorry!

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24 Melissa @ Dyno-mom February 7, 2012 at 12:51 pm

Hi, Jill! Thanks for hosting. I have a very personal post today about what I see as being essential to my life and in it I linked to a contest to tell your story and win a year’s supply of Nordic Naturals arctic cod liver oil. I hope you stop by.

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25 Christine February 7, 2012 at 2:05 pm

Hi Jill,

This week I am submitting a post I wrote explaining all about nutritional balancing, or hair tissue mineral analysis. Hope it helps some people out!

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26 Beck February 7, 2012 at 2:18 pm

I linked up a yogurt recipe that makes thick yogurt withOUT a yogurt maker. Also, I have a Coffee Challenge starting in 2 days for anyone who wants a chance to win over $200 in prizes!
Thanks for hosting!

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27 Vicky February 7, 2012 at 2:39 pm

Hi Jill! Thank you for this wonderful blog hop! This week I shared my post about the wonderful, aromatic herb Oregano with a simple recipe for roasted veggies. Have a lovely week!

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28 Mindy @ Too Many Jars in My Kitchen! February 7, 2012 at 2:58 pm

Thanks for hosting, Jill! I’m sharing links to a great resource for learning how to make healthy whole grains and my musings on my recent birthday while on GAPS.

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29 Kendahl @ Our Nourishing Roots February 7, 2012 at 3:10 pm

I just put up my latest post for a Berry Custard with Sweet Whipped Cream. It’s so delicious and versatile: perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dessert.

http://www.ournourishingroots.com/berry-custard-with-sweet-cream/

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30 Samantha February 7, 2012 at 4:15 pm

Aww man, I’m sorry. This was my first time linking up here so I must’ve messed it up. My link is the one titled “Samantha” and what it should say is “GF-SF-Grain Free, Apple Cinna-Mini Muffins.”

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31 Amber February 7, 2012 at 4:40 pm

Hello There,

This week I am sharing a Valentine’s Day inspired dish – the most beautiful vibrant red: roasted beets, cabbage and green apples. A healthy dish for the lovers Holiday.

Be Well,
–Amber

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32 Shelley Alexander February 7, 2012 at 6:30 pm

Hi Jill hope you are great! Thanks for hosting :) I shared a recipe for carrot chips with flax yogurt dip which is a new twist on the traditional potato chips and dip. The carrots make chewy yummy chips.
http://aharmonyhealing.com/carrot-chips-with-flax-yogurt-dip/

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33 Melissa February 8, 2012 at 1:33 pm

I linked up. Now, i’m going to go check out some other link ups :)

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34 Rachel @ day2day joys February 8, 2012 at 3:02 pm

Thank Jill for your GREAT link up! And for linking up at H2W this week! I added a page on my blog for the new “Ask Dr. Jake” feature!

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