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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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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! [click to continue…]

Recipe: Grain Free Spiced Pear Streusel

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I was able to source a bunch of organic Bartlett pears this week and and I love to cook them slightly until their sweetness is concentrated. These pears were a little green and needed to ripen for a few days until they were yellow but still firm. It can be a little tricky to tell […]

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Sunday Snippets: September 28, 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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Insomnia: 4 Home Remedies

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There has been a lot written about the importance of sleep. Many people do not get enough sleep or a good quality of sleep. Good sleep is essential to good physical and mental health. During sleep the body repairs itself and when you are run down due to poor sleep you are more at risk […]

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Real Food Rosh Hashannah! Happy Near Year!

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I know it’s a little late to start planning for your holiday meal, but I thought that if you were like me, and running behind, you could use some real food, grain free holiday recipes.

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Fat Tuesday: September 23, 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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5 Reasons Why You NEED Real Plans – and a Recipe: Asian Shrimp and Cucumber Salad

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Are you tired of having to think up new recipes for meals, plan them, list all the ingredients and make sure you have them on hand? Wouldn’t it be heavenly for someone to do all that planning for you? Well, it’s here. Real Plans – real food meal plans for the busy cook with your […]

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Sunday Snippets: September 21, 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 Winner of 2 Quarts of Tropical Traditions Gold Label Coconut Oil!

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I love Tropical Traditions coconut oil. I buy it by the 5 gallon pail. I sponsored this giveaway to give you a chance  to try this organic gold label coconut oil! And the winner is…

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Why I ONLY Use Raw Honey

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Traditionally honey has been used for many applications other than just as a sweetener. A common use for honey is as an anti-bacterial for wound healing. However, your conventional store bought honey won’t work – for these two reasons.

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Fat Tuesday: September 16, 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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A Gluten and Grain Free Bonanza and a Recipe: GF Mini Carrot Cupcakes

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I always love to try recipes from other grain free cookbooks because I like to see how others manage grain free flours. When I first started I my grain free journey, there was not much information out there. Now, it is a lot easier to access to grain free cookbooks and recipes. See below for […]

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Sunday Snippets: September 14, 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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Making Up Your Traditional Home Remedy Tool Kit

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I always hated it when my son was sick. It made me nervous because I knew I didn’t want to use conventional pharmaceuticals –  whether over-the-counter or by prescription. There was always pressure from family members to use these toxic substances at the first sign of an illness. This motivated me to learn about traditional […]

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Periodontal Disease: More to Dental Health than Just Cavities

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Everyone is so concerned about preventing cavities, they fail to take into account the other structures in the mouth. While it is important to preserve the integrity of the teeth, it is equally important to establish healthy gums. If the gums are diseased, the health of the entire body is at risk.

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Giveaway: 2 Quarts of Tropical Traditions Gold Label Coconut Oil – a $59 Value!

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One of the first changes to make when starting a real food diet is to improve the fats and oils you are eating. Many people are still under the impression that the polyunsaturated vegetable fats are good and the saturated fats are bad. Frankly, it is just the opposite. Saturated fats from pasture raised animals […]

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How To Reach A “New Normal” to Elevate Your Health and the Health of Your Family

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As a clinical nutritionist I always thought I was very healthy. You might think you are healthy to – after all you may follow the USDA guidelines and eat lots of whole grains, low fat meals and foods from the health food store. That’s what I did and I thought it was correct. I recommended […]

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Fat Tuesday: September 9, 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 Rustic Plum Tart (SCD, GAPS, Paleo)

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For me, Italian plums mark the end of summer – this is their season. Considered a stone fruit – along with peaches, nectarines, apricots and cherries, they are the short lived treats of summer and need to be appreciated while they are available locally. Italian plums (prunes) appear at this time of year, ready to cook […]

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