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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: Pulled Crock Pot Short Ribs with Butternut Gravy (SCD, GAPS, Paleo, AIP) post image

When the cool weather rolls in I get in the mood for a hearty savory meal like shortribs. I do believe that I have perfected a starch-free, tomato-free gravy that is so delicious you will want to use it for every meal. Nightshades can be… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain Free Chocolate Chip Squash Cupcakes (Paleo, GAPS) post image

This week I made an abundance of winter squash and realized I've never combined it with cacao. What a great way to offer a grain free child a healthy treat! There are some people who shun any attempts to hide vegetables in other foods like… Click to Continue →

Real Food – Paleo Black Friday Sales that you Shouldn’t Miss! post image

It's Black Friday and time to cash in on the amazing sales all weekend long! For those of you on special diets this is a good time to purchase some of the resources and tools that will make your life so much easier! - it… Click to Continue →

The New Cholesterol Test That Shows Important Risk Information post image

Your doctor sends you for a lipid profile and when it comes back, your doctor tells you your cholesterol is high and you need to go on a statin or you will have a heart attack. Trick question – do you go on the statin… Click to Continue →

Seasonal Thanksgiving Holiday Recipes – Real Food and Grain Free Paleo post image

Each year I try to incorporate some old favorite recipes and some new recipes on holidays. Here are some of my old favorites and some new recipes that use only real food ingredients and many are grain-free and appropriate for SCD and GAPS! When you… Click to Continue →

Why I NEVER Use Products with Fragrance post image

If you smell it, you are exposed to it. That's what my organic chemistry teacher admonished us in the lab many years ago. We knew it then and we know it now – fragrances in cleaning products, cosmetics and other personal care products contain hundreds… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Sweetened Shoestring Root Vegetables (Paleo, GAPS, SCD, AIP) post image

It's a beautiful, clear, crisp fall day – one of those days that smell of the earth and soil. If you are eating seasonally this is the time for all those wonderful root vegetables! This past Rosh Hashonna – the Jewish celebration of the new… Click to Continue →

Grab my Grain Free Paleo Snacks and 29 Other Books FREE Through November 10! post image

If you are into health and fitness you don't want to miss out on this FREE bundle! Consider it an early holiday gift for you! My friends at Buck Books have put together an epic bundle of health and fitness books. Unlike other book bundles… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Raspberry-Lemon Gelatin Gummies post image

This time of year brings us face to face with tons of toxic candy. When my son was little I asked him to turn his candy in to me and get something better – homemade treats and/or non-food treats. This is a healthy candy for… Click to Continue →

My CRAZY Blogging Journey and How I Keep Up post image

When I first started blogging, I knew ABSOLUTELY nothing about it. I thought it was silly – people writing about their little lives and what they did that day... Until I had a life changing epiphany at a Weston Price Foundation Conference. They had a… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Super Tender Grassfed Rump Roast (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

It takes just one cool day in autumn to make me think about making a savory roast. I sourced a grassfed rump roast on sale that has been sitting in my freezer. Time to make an incredibly tender, melt-in-your mouth roast! The windows are wide… Click to Continue →

Nurture Your Cardiovascular Health – Nurture Your Microbiome post image

It is well known that reduced gut bacterial diversity is the critical aspect of the microbiome that has been associated with human disease. A new study explores another aspect to supporting your microbiome. This concept of the lack of gut bacterial diversity has been implicated… Click to Continue →

My Dental Implant Update post image

I had a tooth pulled and was wavering in my decision for its replacement. Many readers have contacted me about what I did and how it is going. I waited to write this update to see how things have turned out. Well, here is my… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Spicey Fermented Ginger Carrots post image

As much as I try, I just can't get myself to like sauerkraut. Actually, I hate it. That said, there are other ways to enjoy the benefits of fermented vegetables without using cabbage! This Spicey Ginger Carrots recipe is a prime example. I LOVE the… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain Free Blueberry Plantain Breakfast Bars (Paleo, Nut Free) post image

Fresh organic blueberries are out of season now, but you can use frozen organic blueberries for this recipe and that is what I recommend. Frozen organic blueberries are much cheaper than fresh and perfect for baking! I love using plantains in baking, because they provide… Click to Continue →