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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: 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! As a citrus fruit, lemons contain lots of vitamin C. There are also vitamins A, folate… 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 →

Ayurvedic 3 Seed Digestive Tea – Cumin, Coriander, Fennel post image

Also know as Prime Tea, as outlined in The Prime by Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary, this simple, home brewed tea has been a life saver for me! I've recently been reading a lot about Ayurvedic Medicine – it really appeals to me and I hope to… Click to Continue →

New Study: How Gut Bacteria Interact with the Immune System post image

We know that much of the immune system lives in the gut, along with the trillions of gut bacteria called the gut microbiome. But how do the two interact? This new study explores that question! It's known that gut dysbiosis, or an imbalance of the… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Flourless Chocolate Cake (Passover, Paleo, GAPS) post image

Passover is a Jewish holiday that begins at sunset on the 14th day of the Jewish calendar month “Nisan.” In Jewish homes, the Passover celebration includes eating unleavened bread. The reason for this is because during the Exodus from Egyptian bondage the Jews left Egypt… Click to Continue →

Baker’s Yeast (S. cerevisiae) Found to Exacerbate Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) – Another Nod to a Grain Free Diet for Autoimmunity! post image

Much of the focus of the gut microbiome has been on bacteria, but there are also yeasts, fungi and viruses that can affect gut health. In a new study published in Science Translational Medicine, researchers found that the common yeast used in all bread products… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Paleo Pork Shoulder Roast post image

Most people do not think of pork as a health food. They think that pork is bad and clogs the arteries. Let's put that to rest. First of all, there is good pork and there is bad pork. I eat only the good pork. By… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain Free Spring Fruit Tart (SCD, GAPS, Paleo) post image

Whether you celebrate Easter or Passover, you are sure to love this simple Spring Fruit Tart that is shaped like an egg! Perfect for guests and fun for the kids! I saw a beautiful photo of this recipe for a tart made with wheat flour… Click to Continue →