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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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2 Common Food Additives That Damage Your Gut Lining post image

While food additives may seem innocuous, because health officials list them as GRAS (generally recognized as safe), many of them are far from it! Carrageenan and titanium dioxide are particularly worrisome. Intuitively, we know that eating processed foods with lots of chemical additives is not… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Paleo Baby Back Ribs (AIP, SCD, GAPS Options) post image

I've been sort of intimidated by baby back ribs. I've had a rack of them in my freezer for months . I finally decided to just do it! I wanted to grill them on the barbecue, but I thought that would make them very tough… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Paleo Pesto With Lemon and Arugula (SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

I have a bumper crop of arugula this year that is coming in all at once. I had to use it or lose it so I thought I might as well make arugula pesto and freeze it! Even though I love arugula, there is only… Click to Continue →

Why I NEVER Eat Edamame post image

Edamame is a popular health food that many people use for snacks and appetizers. However, there is really nothing healthy about it. Edamame is usually served right in the pod. It's fun to scrape out the beans and pop them in your mouth. They are… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Paleo Angel Hair Pasta (SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

I am so excited that I finally found a tool that makes very very thin, gluten-free and grain-free, angel hair pasta! This simple tool has revolutionized my menu! I love the julienned vegetables I can make with this simple tool, but the strands are more… Click to Continue →

Why Getting These Organs Functioning Well is Critical BEFORE Detoxification post image

I've seen many patients who tell me they have already done a detoxification program, but it didn't help their symptoms. In fact, it may have made things worse. It may have been a quick herbal powder for a few days, or a more involved program… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Creamy Paleo Basil and Herb Salad Dressing (SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

What makes a salad dangerous to your heart? The salad dressing – if it is made with commercial vegetable oils! This dressing makes your salad both interesting and healthy! We know that inflammation is behind atherosclerosis, the main cause of coronary artery disease and heart… Click to Continue →

A Little Known Interference Field That May Delay Your Healing post image

As an alternative practitioner I often come into contact with people who tell me that they have tried everything to manage or cure their chronic illness. My response is – maybe not. People like myself – those who have been in the natural healing world… Click to Continue →

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 →