Eat what your ancestors did. Real Food.

The modern diet is markedly different from what our ancestors ate. At Real Food Forager, you'll find:
  • recipes (SCD/GAPS-, Paleo/Primal-compliant)
  • video tutorials
  • issues in food politics
  • instructions on incorporating ancestral & healing diets into your lifestyle

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Giveaway: One Box of Liberty Chocolate Bars – 2 Winners! $72 Value!

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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!It’s a mine field, sifting through the chocolate bar isle in the market these days. Even the good ones have some ingredients I don’t abide by. You may have read my previous post, Why I NEVER Eat Most Organic Fair […]

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Fat Tuesday: April 1, 2014

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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!

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Recipe: Glazed Pork Chops with Root Vegetables

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One of the things I love about pork is that it gives you a break from the usual beef, chicken, fish rotation. Of course, you have to get over the knee-jerk reaction that pork is fatty and clogs the arteries. Let’s put that to rest. Certainly, there is good pork and there is bad pork. […]

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Sunday Snippets: March 30, 2014

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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 some or didn’t have time to read the whole post […]

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Book Review and Recipe: The Nourished Kitchen Farm-to-Table recipes for the Traditional Foods Lifestyle

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I knew it would be something spectacular – Jenny’s new book. After all, her blog, The Nourished kitchen (go there now if you don’t know it) is amazing. As a matter of fact, The Nourished Kitchen was one of the first real food blogs I found that helped me learn how to cook real food. […]

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New Study: The Gut/Brain Axis and Autism

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The new normal is our understanding that what is going on in the gut can influence the brain and other extra-intestinal areas of the body. The early research explored the commensal (good) bacteria that performs dozens of mutually beneficial processes such as, aiding in utilization of nutrients, production of vitamins, protection against pathogenic (bad) invaders, […]

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Could it Be Your Thyroid? – The Thyroid Sessions

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Getting a proper thyroid diagnosis is almost as tricky as getting a proper diagnosis for celiac disease was, just a few years ago. We have come a long way in bringing celiac to the attention of medical providers. Now we need to get appropriate testing and more treatment options available to those suffering from undiagnosed […]

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Fat Tuesday: March 25, 2014

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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!

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Recipe: Grain-Free Banana Snack Bar (Paleo, GAPS, SCD)

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When we went grain-free, I had to come up with some delicious snacks that my son would love. It was really important to me that he not feel deprived when seeing all the other kids eating snacks from cool packages. I started to make these banana pancakes for him which he ate with relish for […]

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Sunday Snippets: March 23, 2014

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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 some or didn’t have time to read the whole post […]

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Announcing the 2 Winners of DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes!

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All of the chemicals found in conventional cleaning products are harmful to living things, harmful to the environment and should be avoided. As more people get on board with becoming greener, we are all better off. DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes has some fantastic recipes to keep you and your family safe while you are spring […]

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Woman are Twice as Likely to Get Alzheimer’s as Breast Cancer – 6 Tips for Natural Prevention!

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It was all over the news today – woman are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s as they are breast cancer. Shocking, when you think about the millions of dollars spent on breast cancer. Not that I’m saying we shouldn’t spend money on breast cancer – just that Alzheimer’s is an iatrogenic disease, brought on […]

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Recipe: Easy Mushroom Gravy – 4 Ingredients! (SCD, GAPS, Paleo)

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With holidays just around the corner, those of us on grain-free and other restricted diets start to think about holiday meals and how to make them delicious without the additives and chemicals in packaged foods. Now that making bone broth is in my food making rotation, I have plenty on hand in the freezer. Making […]

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Fat Tuesday: March 18, 2014

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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!

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Giveaway: Winner’s Choice of Four Awesome Prizes – March 17 – 31! – $500 Value!

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It’s time for another GIVEAWAY! And this one’s a doozy! You guys LOVE a great giveaway! And I LOVE giving stuff away. Maybe that’s why we get all get along so well. This month’s giveaway is pretty special for a couple of reasons. First, I have no reason to do it, except that you guys […]

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Sunday Snippets: March 16, 2014

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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 some or didn’t have time to read the whole post […]

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Book Review: Eat the Yolks by Liz Wolfe, NTP

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One of the first pieces of advice I give to newbies to real food is, eat the yolks. That’s why I was so excited when Liz Wolfe’s book came out. I love reading her blog, Cave Girl Eats and just knew she would write an entertaining and completely educational book. And she has!

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Secretory IgA: Another Compelling Reason to Breastfeed as Long as You Can

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We all know that breast feeding a baby is best for many reasons. It is the perfect source of fats, carbohydrates and proteins for baby. We also know that your baby’s microbiome starts with the first sip of breast milk apart from the bacteria they pick up from the mother while passing through the birth […]

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Spring Cleaning and a Giveaway! DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes from Mommypotamus — Two Winners!

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It’s so warm today I’m motivated to start my spring cleaning! I LOVE spring cleaning but certainly don’t want to expose myself to toxic cleaning products. Did you know that there are over 500 chemicals in the form of cleaning products and personal care products in the average home? You work hard to keep your […]

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