31 Days

The Best Real Fast Foods

Hopefully you didn’t get your hopes up, thinking I was going to tell you what to order on your next visit to McDonalds or Burger King. I haven’t found too many real food options at these fast food establishments–even the salads tend to come with hydrogenated oil dressings and unnecessarily processed toppings. Instead I’ve learned how […]

The Low-Down on Healing Diets

Although I have dedicated this series to a generic real food lifestyle, there are many subsets of the “real food” community. One of these subsets consists of what I will call the “healing diets,” and they actually pull from many of the different communities (paleo, traditional foods, etc.). Because I have encountered so many people who […]

Kitchen Essentials (and more)

I firmly believe that a well equipped kitchen makes for a happy cook. Today I thought I would go over some of the essential tools for a real food kitchen. Disclosure: These are affiliate links. That means that if you choose to make a purchase through these links, I will get a small commission at […]

Condiment Round Up

Much like salad dressings, commercially available condiments are a large source of hidden sugars, trans fats, and unnecessary food additives. When I began my research on fermented foods, I discovered that condiments used to have a very important role in the diet. Fermented chutneys, sauerkrauts, ketchups and other condiments provided the needed probiotics to keep […]

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