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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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Red, White and Blue July 4th – Real Food, Paleo and GAPS Desserts post image

It's fun to have the red, white and blue color theme for your July 4th party! It's easy to do even when you are on a Real Food diet or special diets like Paleo and GAPS! Most July 4th desserts involve the store bought, fructose… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Apricot Protein Snack Bar (SCD, GAPS, Paleo, AIP) post image

Most commercial snack bars are grain and carbohydrate based bars that are full of simple carbs and sugars. Of course they taste good and appeal to kids (and adults), but the high amounts of sugar raise your blood sugar levels through the roof and this… Click to Continue →

Yet Another Reason To Avoid Wheat – New study post image

Wheat contains recently understood substances called amylase-trypsin inhibitors (ATIs) which have been found to activate a part of the immune system that increases intestinal inflammation. A new study published in Gastroenterology in April 2017, tested 38 gluten containing and gluten free products and measured the… Click to Continue →

Recipe : Fermented Rhubarb (Paleo, SCD, GAPS) post image

I was able to source organic rhubarb that looked very fresh. I was always curious about how fermented rhubarb would taste so that is what I decided to so with it. Cultured rhubarb would be good as a condiment on top of a salad or… Click to Continue →

Why I Practice Vedic Meditation and 5 Health Benefits post image

Meditation has been touted as a good tool for stress relief. But what if you are like me and just can't seem to stop your thoughts from spiraling around in your head? I have a solution. Try Vedic meditation. Vedic meditation is so simple you'll… Click to Continue →

Recipe: GF DF Zucchini Lasagna (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

This Grain Free, Dairy Free, Zucchini Lasagna recipe came out great and freezes well, so you can make two trays, cut into portions and freeze for another day! I wanted to use some of the organic zucchini I sourced the other day. I was thinking… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Roasted Fennel (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

Fennel has be one one of my favorite vegetables. Quick and easy, it adds a wonderful sweet/savory dimension to any meal! I love it roasted by itself, as demonstrated here, or cooked in soups or stews. Fennel belongs to the Umbellifereae family and is closely… Click to Continue →

The Keto Diet:  Incorporating Ancestral Eating Principles To a New Diet post image

Are you surprised to hear keto is compatible with ancestral eating principles? You’re not the only one: most people think of paleo when it comes to ancestral eating. After all, there’s a reason it’s been nicknamed “the caveman diet”. But you can eat keto and… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Coconut Lemon Drop Cookies (Paleo, SCD, GAPS) post image

Yes, I am still using all the lemons I bought last week. This time I came up with a beautiful and zesty grain free lemon drop cookie that I think you will love! These delicious cookies will be devoured so you might want to make… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Lemon Frosting With Essential Oils (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

This lemon frosting is so easy to make and contains all natural ingredient that are actually healthy! You don't have to settle for chemical laden commercial frosting when you can make your own delicious glaze in 10 minutes! I am using lemon essential oil for… Click to Continue →

My Love/Hate Relationship with Essential Oils and My Favorite post image

Essential oils can be used for many home remedies, personal care and cleaning products in place of pharmaceuticals and commercial products that contain toxic substances. However, since I am chemically sensitive, it is even a challenge to find the oils I can tolerate. I absolutely… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Coconut Lemon Berry Muffins (Paleo, SCD, GAPS) post image

I just sourced a bag of beautiful organic lemons and decided to bake with them. It's still too cold for lemonade, but warm out-of-the-oven coconut lemon muffins sounds fantastic! Just a few comments before I dive right into the recipe: Although lemons do not come… Click to Continue →

Love Your Gut Microbiome – Feed It Prebiotics post image

With the emerging microbiome research, we can begin to appreciate the practical clinical applications in using specific prebiotics in order to support specific human microbiota. This is critically important when it comes to figuring out which bacteria are nurtured by which foods (prebiotics) and how… Click to Continue →

The 2 Greatest Threats to Your Health and Microbiome post image

Our modern way of life is geared towards making things easier for us – but with this convenience comes some unexpected side effects. Modern technology has developed many ways to increase food production, package and process food for that quick meal. We now have hybridized… Click to Continue →

Gift Ideas for that Real Food Mama! post image

I always look forward to Mother's Day – not because I sit around all day (what mother can actually do that), but because I do get a gift that always delights and surprises me! Hey guys, here are some of my favorite gift ideas for… Click to Continue →