Fat Tuesday: May 7, 2012

May 7, 2012 · 87 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 end 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 Joy at The Liberated Kitchen May 7, 2012 at 8:10 pm

I shared our post about using my time to save money – I could do more, but I don’t! And I’m ok with that. I also shared our Apple Spice Muffins.

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2 Jen May 7, 2012 at 8:14 pm

Hi Jill, I posted a Homemade Sloppy Joe recipe, tips on growing herbs, and a weekly meal plan with recipes.

Have a great week!

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3 Leslie @ Real Food Freaks May 7, 2012 at 8:16 pm

I shared some tips for “staying the course” when it comes to keeping a real food lifestyle.

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4 Vicky May 7, 2012 at 8:20 pm

Hi Jill! This week I posted a recipe for SCD white chocolate! Thank you for hosting!

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5 Amber May 7, 2012 at 8:49 pm

Hi Jill,

This week I am sharing Strawberry Cantaloupe Popsicles (sugar free) & Strawberry Teff Pancakes (allergy-friendly) – in the same post. We went strawberry picking so I’m going a little crazy with the strawberries!!

http://www.thetastyalternative.com/2012/05/on-farm-strawberry-picking-strawberry.html

Have a great week!

Be Well,
–Amber

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6 Amber May 7, 2012 at 8:57 pm

Hi Jill,

Forgot to link these up last week!

I’m also sharing…

(1) Chicken, Mango and Black Bean Salad with a Vegan Cilantro Lime Sauce (SCD friendly)

http://www.thetastyalternative.com/2012/05/chicken-mango-and-black-bean-salad.html

(2) El Salvadoran Cabbage Salad: Curtido (SCD Friendly)

http://www.thetastyalternative.com/2012/05/simple-curtido-el-salvadoran-cabbage.html

(3) And a simple pea/bean trellis that takes no time to build (I built it during my son’s nap)! ;-)

http://www.thetastyalternative.com/2012/04/how-to-build-peabean-trellis-during.html

Thanks!

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7 Susan May 7, 2012 at 8:51 pm

I’m including two posts this week – one on Ramps (wild leeks) and one on my definition of fast food.

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8 Jessica May 7, 2012 at 8:58 pm

Thanks for hosting! I posted about why I will not use Mason Jars for fermenting anymore and am switching to the Harsch crock and pickl-it jars.
http://naturallivingsocal.blogspot.com/2012/05/cultured-mondays-switch-to-harsch.html

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9 Stacy @Stacy Makes Cents May 7, 2012 at 9:30 pm

Thank you for hosting! :-) I’ve linked up two this week:

1. Crock Pot Greek Beef Roast
2. Peanut Butter and Banana Pancakes

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10 Dori @ Nourishing Foodways May 7, 2012 at 9:43 pm

Hello!
Thanks for hosting us Jill!
This week I’m sharing Gluten-Free Sourdough Pita Bread! I think you’re all going to love this recipe!
Best wishes,
Dori
NourishingFoodways.com
Gluten-Free Recipes, Fermentation Techniques, and Nutrient-Dense Foods

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11 Laura @ Gluten Free Pantry May 7, 2012 at 9:59 pm

Hi Jill,

I shared my Honey Dijon Chicken and Banana Chocolate Chip Drop Cookies this week. Take Care!

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12 Linnae May 7, 2012 at 10:00 pm

Hi Jill! This week I am sharing a recipe for Scallops and Veggies (asaparagus) stir fry! So yummy and perfect for spring!!

http://ournourishingjourney.com/2012/05/03/scallops-and-veggie-stir-fry/

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13 Kathy (aka Mrs Dull) May 7, 2012 at 11:30 pm

Hi Jill, thanks for hosting! Did you know your Grandma was a real foodie? Neither did she ;-) . Also, I’m sharing my favorite backup meal for crazy days.

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14 Stanley Fishman @ Tender Grassfed Meat May 7, 2012 at 11:35 pm

Thanks for hosting! My post this week talks about many reasons why grassfed meat is better.

When It Comes to Meat, Just Eat Grassfed

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15 Debbie @ Easy Natural Food May 8, 2012 at 12:14 am

This week I’m sharing my Mexican Hamburger Soup and my Chicken and Cashew Stir Fry. Thanks for hosting and have a great week!

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16 Kendahl @ Our Nourishing Roots May 8, 2012 at 1:12 am

I have two recipes this week. First, try my latest REAL FOOD 101 post, all about how to make yogurt dough. Yogurt dough is from Nourishing Traditions and is great for a variety of recipes, from pie crust to pizza crust to crackers. Plus, it’s soaked overnight, which is great!

Finally, with that yogurt dough I made a real food version of French Silk Pie, complete with whole cane sugar-sweetened whipped cream on top! You’re welcome :D

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17 Hanna May 8, 2012 at 3:27 am

LMAO at the title: Breaking News: Nutella Is Not a Health food! (I also know of some people that were shocked when informed that it contained nuts!!)

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18 Rebecca @ Natural Mothers Network May 8, 2012 at 5:56 am

Hi Jill and thanks once again for hosting- Enjoy the week ahead! Rebecca @ Natural Mothers Network ( Seasonal Celebration Sunday) x

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19 Mary @ Homemade Dutch Apple Pie May 8, 2012 at 6:44 am

I’m sharing my mom’s recipe for bread pudding. Soooo good. I like it for breakfast. But it can also be a dessert.

http://voogtrecipes.blogspot.com/2010/03/bread-pudding.html

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20 Mary @ Homemade Dutch Apple Pie May 8, 2012 at 6:56 am

I am also sharing a recipe for homemade cereal bars. Soft and delicious. A great snack for kids.

http://voogtrecipes.blogspot.com/2011/03/homemade-cereal-bars.html

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21 The Intentional Minimalist May 8, 2012 at 8:15 am

Thank you for hosting! This week I have shared the following seasonal farm-to-table recipes that promote the benefits of good health through nutrition from eating fresh unprocessed seasonal produce:

Red Bor Kale, Wild Leek & Micro Greens Salad
http://www.theintentionalminimalist.com/2012/05/red-bor-kale-wild-leek-micro-greens.html

Asparagus, Wild Leek & Fromange Blanc Omelette
http://www.theintentionalminimalist.com/2012/05/asparagus-wild-leek-fromange-blanc.html

Mustard Green Millet Frittata & Wild Leek Guacamole
http://www.theintentionalminimalist.com/2012/05/mustard-green-millet-frittata-wild-leek.html

Spring Fajitas & Wild Leek Guacamole
http://www.theintentionalminimalist.com/2012/05/spring-fajitas-wild-leek-guacamole.html

Zesty Wild Leek, Asparagus & Egg Pasta
http://www.theintentionalminimalist.com/2012/05/zesty-wild-leek-asparagus-egg-pasta.html

Happy cooking!
The Intentional Minimalist

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22 France @ Beyond The Peel May 8, 2012 at 11:48 am

Thanks for hosting Jill! Hope you’re having a great day!

I’m sharing an Interview with Marci Blubaugh from Amazing Graze Farms on how to go from urbanite to farmer, a delicious “Better Than Apple Pie” Apple Pie, and a post on my Favorite Natural Family Planning Solution.

Hope you’ll join me in the 30 Day Yoga Challenge!
http://www.beyondthepeel.net/2012/05/powerhouse-breakfast-juice-and-the-30-day-yoga-challenge.html

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23 Sara Tetreault May 8, 2012 at 12:02 pm

Hello….just found you through Heidi over at LightlyCrunchy!
I’m afraid I listed my name and not my site’s name –
Go Gingham {Stylishly Frugal Living}
Simple living that’s frugal fancy and fun!
Nice to meet you and thanks for the link up.

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24 Andrea @Andreas Kitchen May 8, 2012 at 12:21 pm

I shared my recipe for Apricot Oat Crunchies. These cookies are gluten free, but this recipe can be made with “regular” flour too if you don’t have an issue with gluten. There are quite a few healthy ingredients in these cookies- dried apricots, dried coconut, oatmeal and cornflakes.
Thanks for hosting!

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25 Amanda May 8, 2012 at 1:20 pm

Thanks for the link up! I was distracted by a rooting baby and left my name instead of the blog title under name for #105. Can you change it? If so its called Tummy Tamer Tea. Thank you!

Amanda
http://www.naturallivingmamma.com/2012/02/21/tummy-tamer-tea/

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26 Laurie May 8, 2012 at 3:49 pm

Thanks for hosting, Jill.

I just linked up a recipe for sourdough cookies, a better for you sweet treat.

http://www.commonsensehome.com/sourdough-cookies/

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27 Sarah @ The Cyclist's Wife May 8, 2012 at 4:34 pm

Hi, thank you for hosting. I’m loving all the REAL food. I’m back this week with #2 in my no-can scratch marinara series – Da Super Basil. Check it out at #112! Enjoy!

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28 Kelly May 8, 2012 at 4:46 pm

Thanks for hosting Jill. So many wonder dishes to make and so little time!

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29 Carla @ Real Food Pioneer May 8, 2012 at 5:43 pm

Thanks for hosting Jill! Today I’m sharing why White Vinegar and Baking Soda are Two of My Favorite Friends! http://realfoodpioneer.blogspot.com/2012/05/white-vinegar-and-baking-soda-two-of-my.html

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30 Sarah @ My Sleepy Kitchen May 9, 2012 at 5:03 pm

Hi Everyone,
This week I’m sharing information about the health benefits of Kombu, a type of sea kelp, and how you can cook with it. Even if you don’t think you like seaweed, you might be suprised at how good (and un-seaweed-y) it tastes!
Thanks for hosting!

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31 Sarah @ Real Food Outlaws May 10, 2012 at 5:00 pm

Thanks for hosting! I shared my soaked banana bread recipe. It’s a great way to use up extra milk kefir!

http://realfoodoutlaws.com/2012/05/10/soaked-banana-bread-2/

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32 Emily @ Holistic Kid May 10, 2012 at 10:40 pm

Hi and thanks for hosting!

This week I’m sharing my post Maragrita? Margabucha!. You CAN avoid hangovers by drinking liquor with a raw, naturally fermented bevi. In this cocktail recipe, I use kombucha.

Enjoy!

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