Why You Should Stop Using Toxic Cleaning Products TODAY!

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8 Reasons You Should Stop Using Toxic Cleaning Products Right Now!

 You know that Kelly and I are passionate about eating Real Food, getting our kids to eat Real Food and limiting things like GMOs, chemicals, artificial flavors and colors. Well, we are also passionate about getting rid of toxic cleaning products in our home, like fabric softeners, Windex and bathroom cleaners.   It is amazing how clean your house can be … Read More

How to cook grains

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How to Cook Grains - a printable guide - www.ohlardy.com

Do you ever forget how long you are supposed to cook grains?  I do all the time!  I usually am in mid-meal prep and have to google how much water and how long to cook my quinoa, brown rice or millet!   We have put together a ‘How to Cook Grains’ guide for you to print out and easily have … Read More

How to Ferment Vegetables – Quick Start Guide

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Fermenting, Ferments, Healthy Lifestyle, Recipes, Tips14 Comments

How to Ferment Fruits and Vegetables at Home - www.ohlardy.com

Fermenting fruits and vegetables at home can be a daunting task.  I know when I first started, I was afraid I was doing it all wrong.  But, fermenting doesn’t have to be frustrating!  There is a simple technique that can be used to ferment almost everything! Do you ever wonder how to ferment vegetables?  Well, wonder no more! You know we … Read More

7 Ways to Improve Digestive Health

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7 Ways to Improve Digestive Health - www.ohlardy.com

Do you have trouble with your digestion?  It is a common problem these days. There are many things you can do that do not involve taking medications!  You can add nutrient dense, easily digestible foods to help nourish and settle your gut. Here are 7 of my favorite ways to improve digestive health: 1. Homemade bone broths Bone broths are … Read More

2 Tips to Keep Food From Sticking in Stainless Steel Pans

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Keep Food From Sticking in Your Stainless Pans - www.ohlardy.com

When you are transitioning to a Real Food kitchen, changing out your pots and pans is a very important step that I recommend when it comes to cooking tools. Ditch the non-stick pans with their toxic coatings and embrace cast iron, stainless steel, ceramic and enameled cast iron! Not everyone loves stainless pans at first.  One of the biggest complaints … Read More

Benefits of Green Vegetables (with a FREE printable)

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The Many Benefits of Green Vegetables (with a FREE printable) - www.ohlardy.com

Last week I announced my goal for the month of drinking a green drink every day.  I am mostly drinking green juices, but having some smoothies here and there too. I also shared a roundup of over 30 delicious green drink recipes as inspiration.  Have you tried any yet? You may be wondering…why the green drink?  Well, green vegetables are … Read More

Tips on How to Handle Holiday Stress

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12 Tips for How to Handle Holiday Stress - www.ohlardy.com

The holidays are supposed to be a magical time…a time for friends, family, good food, laughter. I always sit and stare at my elaborate Christmas Village (yes I have one) and wish I was living there…on the fluffy snow, with the warm glow of a fire behind leaded glass windows, dressed in holiday clothes singing carols.  I feel like I … Read More

100+ Real Food Gift Ideas for the Holidays

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Over 100 Real Food Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season

It is the time of year where we are all scrambling to figure out what gifts to buy for our loved ones.  I love sharing the gift of Real Food with others, hoping to spread health and wellness to all! I have put together this list of some of my favorite Real Food gift ideas.  I really hope you find … Read More

7 Ways to Improve Digestive Health

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7 Ways to Improve Digestive Health - www.ohlardy.com

Do you have trouble with your digestion?  It is a common problem these days. There are many things you can do that do not involve taking medications!  You can add nutrient dense, easily digestible foods to help nourish and settle your gut. Here are 7 of my favorite ways to improve digestive health: 1. Homemade bone broths Bone broths are … Read More

How to Render Lard

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Real Food, Tips9 Comments

So, I have had some leaf lard sitting in my freezer for a few months.  Rendering that lard has been on my to do list for quite some time.  Honestly, I don’t know what I was waiting for.  Since this was my first time, I think I was nervous about the process.  Friends, it couldn’t be easier.