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The modern diet is markedly different from what our ancestors ate. At Real Food Forager, you'll find:

  • recipes and videos (SCD/GAPS-, Paleo/Primal-compliant)
  • ways to incorporate ancestral & healing diets
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Recipe: Date Sweetened Spiced Peach Jam (SCD, GAPS, Paleo)

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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!I procured some organic peaches and pondered what to do with them. Of course they are delicious raw, but I had enough to cook with. I waited until they were beautifully ripe – you always want to eat ripe fruit […]

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Sunday Snippets: August 24, 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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Giveaway: Signed Copy of The Paleo Approach Cookbook – 2 Winners!

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Conventional medicine still tells us that there is no known cause for autoimmunity. That is simply not true. It’s all in the scientific literature that is thoroughly documented in Sarah Ballantyne’s book, The Paleo Approach. She takes it further with The Paleo Approach Cookbook, which complements the book and is a cookbook for the diet. […]

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Review and Recipe from The Paleo Approach Cookbook!

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Knowing all too well the challenges of grain-free cooking and baking, I couldn’t imagine the difficulties of cooking and baking without nuts or eggs. Yet, Sarah Ballantyne, in her new cookbook, The Paleo Approach Cookbook accomplishes just that with delicious and nourishing selections. This book is beyond grain-free with recipes that are both inventive and […]

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Fat Tuesday: August 19, 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 Garlic Dill Muffins with Pecans (SCD, GAPS, Paleo)

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If you are lucky enough to have enough space to grow zucchini, I’m sure you are wondering what to do with them all! This is a great recipe for making a wonderful and fun snack for kids and adults that is SCD/GAPS and Paleo friendly. Zucchini is one of the first vegetables to eat on […]

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Sunday Snippets: August 17, 1014

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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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Drying Herbs: Summer Savory

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Summer savory has to be one of my favorite fresh herbs. I use it in so many things like soups, stews, marinades, eggs, roasts and sausage. Some say it is milder than sage and perfect for  sausage! I grew a bunch this year and I thought I would dry it to enjoy over the winter!

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Fat Tuesday: August 12, 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: Salty Sweet Grain Free Cookies (SCD, GAPS, Paleo)

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I had a craving for something salty – but also sweet and somewhat crunchy. A cookie. Made with wholesome and grain free ingredients these simple cookies hit the spot! I think your family will love them too!

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Sunday Snippets: August 10, 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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Autism and Your Toxic Body

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No one is free of toxins, and most medical approaches do not take into account the accumulation and burden of toxins. This makes the body vulnerable to toxic overload. What do you think happens to a developing fetus when the mother has a large burden of toxic exposures?

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Fat Tuesday: August 5, 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: Raw Coco Nutty Snack Bar

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I felt in need of a new snack bar that would satisfy that salty/sweet craving. This bar holds together well and freezes well. Wrap it up in wax paper and you have a healthy, handy, go-to snack for when you are on the run.

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Sunday Snippets: August 3, 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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Help GMO Labeling Pass in Colorado and Oregon!

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Chemical companies like Monsanto, DuPont and Dow Chemical will be spending millions of dollars to defeat your right to know what’s in your food. They’re not backing down, but with a powerful grassroots effort we can defeat them, like we did in Maine, Connecticut and Vermont! Your donation will by matched times three by Mercola.com […]

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Recipe: Spicy Guacamole (SCD,GAPS, Paleo)

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The fat content of avocado is incredibly healthy for a baby’s growing brain and body – so much so – it should be one of baby’s first foods. It’s also a perfect finger food as it is soft and not a choking hazard. However, avocados can be spiced up and enjoyed by everyone! This guacamole […]

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Fat Tuesday: July 29, 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 Zucchini Walnut Brownie (GAPS, Paleo)

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A dear patient of mine gifted me a HUGE zucchini this year and I thought I would try something new. I’ve seen brownies made with zucchini and I never thought much of it. However, working with grain free flours always requires something that imparts moisture. Zucchini are certainly good for that so I gave it […]

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