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Now you must really know I am obsessed with plantains. I am using plantains in so many new recipes! They are a great substitution for eggs and really hold gluten-free products together well. Importantly, plantains also provide resistant starch. This recipe is quickly becoming a household favorite and a great grain-free alternative! [click to continue…]

Sunday Snippets: March 1, 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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Beyond Toxic Chemicals: EMF’s (Electromagnetic Fields)

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I never thought it would happen to me, but it did. When I first started my blog I was so enthused about writing, I spent inordinate amounts of time in front of the computer. I began to feel nauseous by 10:00 at night. It turned out to be sensitivity to the EMF given off by […]

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Giveaway: Avocare Avocado Oil Gift Box – 4 Bottles/4 Flavors – 2 Winners! A 78.90 Value!

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Along with avocados, avocado oil is getting very popular. As it should, because avocados are packed with good fats and nutrients! I’ve teamed up with Avocare, a fantastic company that makes cold pressed, unrefined avocado oil in its pure state and also naturally flavored with fresh herbs. Wait till you taste it!

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Fat Tuesday: February 24, 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: Chocolate Plantain Macaroons (Egg-free, Paleo)

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Have you noticed my obsession with plantains lately? I’ve been adding green plantains to my diet for the resistant starch. The ripe plantains, when they become black, are sweeter and good to use for a dessert or treat. Even though they do not have as much resistant starch, they still provide some carbohydrate and fiber.

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Sunday Snippets: February 22, 2015

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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 Clear Creek Seeds Garden Bundle Pack!

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The best way to avoid genetic modification in seeds is to buy from a company that has signed the Safe Seed Pledge. These companies are determined to preserve the heritage seeds that have been passed down through the generations, untouched by a laboratory. Clear Creek Seeds is one of these companies. And the winner of […]

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Diet Shapes Diversity in Gut Microbiome – New Study!

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It wasn’t long ago that genetics explained everything that went on in the body. If you had the genes for a particular disease, that was your future. We now know that environmental conditions and stresses factor in – a science called epigenetics. But the most cutting edge research now shows that health or disease may […]

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Recipe: Crispy Baked Kale Chips (Paleo, AIP, SCD, GAPS)

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Well I finally joined the 21st century and bought a new TV (it’s been over 15 years). To celebrate after setting it up and admiring how modern it looks, I wanted something to crunch on while watching. Since following a grain free diet, I haven’t made popcorn in years. The next best thing? Crispy baked […]

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Fat Tuesday: February 17, 2015

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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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Is Your IBS Really SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth)?

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A common reason to see a gastroenterologist may be due to symptoms from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS is a generalized diagnosis that is made by elimination of other conditions. By default. If your symptoms fit into one of the boxes that describe IBS then that is what you are told you have. But you […]

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Sunday Snippets: February 15, 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: Clear Creek Seeds Garden Bundle Pack – $45 Value!

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In yesterday’s post I interviewed Rick Nation, the owner of a family run business called Clear Creek Seeds. They specialize in preserving non-GMO, heirloom, non-hybrid seeds for your garden. The best way to avoid genetic modification in seeds is to buy from a company that has signed the Safe Seed Pledge.

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Clear Creek Seeds: Your Source for Non-GMO, Heirloom, Untreated, Non-hybrid Seeds

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The ground has been covered with snow these past 3 weeks and it is freezing in the northeast. Too cold to go outside and I’m starting to get cabin fever. Yet, when I received a package of heirloom seeds from Clear Creek Seeds my mood brightened considerably. It’s time to start thinking about the garden!

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Fat Tuesday: February 10, 2015

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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 Double Chocolate Hazelnut Squares (Paleo, GAPS)

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What with Valentine’s Day around the corner, I thought you might like to try a treat that has totally helathy ingredients. This treat doesn’t have any of those nasty additives like high fructose corn syrup and it is not sickeningly sweet.

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Sunday Snippets: February 8, 2015

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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 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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