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

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  • ways to incorporate ancestral & healing diets
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5 Tips on How to Handle Special Diets When Socializing post image

After getting to know the ins and outs of whichever special diet you are on, (SCD, GAPS, AIP, Paleo, etc.) the next greatest challenge is how to present this to family and friends in order to gain their support – not their ire. When I… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Flourless Chocolate Berry Tart (Paleo, GAPS) post image

You may be surprised at how easy it is to bake without flour. This delicious tart is just one example of flourless baking that is appropriate for GAPS and Paleo dieters. Of course this is a treat for a holiday or other special occasion. This… Click to Continue →

Balance Your Microbiome With Prebiotics and Probiotics and My Top Probiotic Foods! post image

Information about the critical importance of a balanced microbiome is becoming mainstream. Even some medical doctors are actually reading their medical journals and noticing the explosion in research on the human microbiome. Nutritionists have been talking about the beneficial bacteria for years and now we… Click to Continue →

Get My Book, Heal Your Microbiome Optimize Your Health, along with a TON of Paleo Resources in the Paleo Plan Evolve Your Life Kit! post image

When I surveyed my readers, the majority expressed interest in a book about the microbiome. Well here it is! You can get my new e-book, Heal Your Microbiome Optimize Your Health, along with 50+ other Paleo/Primal e-books in the Plaleo Plan Evolve Your Life Kit… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream with a Twist! (AIP, Paleo) post image

I feel like I hit the jackpot with this recipe. It is the only coconut ice cream recipe so far that delivers REALLY smooth non-dairy ice cream! The use of white sweet potato is brilliant and a nod goes out to Paleomom for this awesome… Click to Continue →

How To Improve Your C-Section Infant’s Microbiome post image

We know that babies born by C-section have less diversity in their microbiome as a result of lack of exposure to the mother's vaginal flora. Now we have a proven way to correct this important health issue right at birth. What started as an educated… Click to Continue →

Quick and Easy Homemade Bug Repellent with Essential Oils post image

Over the years I've tried many different natural brands of insect repellent, but, sadly, many do not work. You want to avoid using the conventional brands because of the extremely dangerous substances in them. Here are 5 quick and easy formulas that you can make… Click to Continue →

How to Use Aloe Vera and Essential Oils for Sunburn post image

When I was a teenager we used to lay in the sun for hours, in search of that glowing tan. My skin does tan well – however there was a time when I was in Florida, in the middle of the winter, and I got… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Roasted Duck Breast with Mango Relish (SCD, GAPS, Paleo, AIP) post image

For special occasions I like to make a special meal. Duck comes to mind. I love duck and I think I found the perfect condiment to serve with it! I am loving the Ataulfo mangoes that are easy to source in the market these days… Click to Continue →

Health Paradox? Study Finds Women Who Sunbathe Live Longer post image

A recent study found that women who sunbathe live longer and have a decreased risk of heart disease and non-cancer/non-heart disease deaths. Is this really a paradox? Consider the French Paradox, where, in spite of eating saturated fats and smoking, the French have much less… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Mango Avocado Relish (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

Here is a way to add a healthy condiment to any protein. This Mango Avocado Relish adds good fats, vitamins and minerals to any fish, chicken or beef dish. I love the taste explosion that occurs when pairing mango with grilled wild salmon. This is… Click to Continue →

Naturally Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence – Study from JAMA Oncology post image

Recently, a dear friend of mine received the diagnosis of breast cancer. When I heard, I had a screaming fit because she had really been trying hard to improve her diet and lifestyle over the last several years. It is so frustrating when someone is… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain Free Daikon Rice (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

I've grown to love Daikon radish and I've used it is various ways. I've used it roasted and in soups and sauerkraut and hidden it in stews and gravies. Here is a way to make an interesting texture that reminds me of rice. I've added… Click to Continue →

How Gut Bacteria Have Compelled Big Pharma to Pay Attention post image

Several recent studies have highlighted the importance of gut bacteria to the immune system – so much so – that pharmaceutical companies are paying attention and pursuing a different approach to therapies for many serious diseases like autoimmune diseases and cancer. For instance a recent… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Horseradish Aioli (Paleo, SCD, GAPS) post image

I never thought I would like horseradish, but these days I'm getting interested in adding more spice to my food. Horseradish undoubtedly adds a kick! Horseradish is part of the Brassicaceae family, which includes mustard, cabbage, brussel sprouts, radish, kale, etc. The heat from horseradish… Click to Continue →