Check out what Kelly and Tamara found this week around the blogosphere! Grab a glass of your favorite beverage, relax and Cheers!
I love the smells of apples, cinnamon, allspice and clove wafting through the kitchen in the winter. Sitting by a warm fire, sipping spiced apple cider is a delightful way to spend an evening. Even better is to add a splash of Applejack or other brandy to the cider…yum! Kendahl from Our Nourishing Roots has a wonderfully festive recipe for … Read More
Got sea vegetables? 6 types you can easily add to your diet! Do you eat sea vegetables? If you answered no, you are not alone. Most Americans do not know about sea vegetables nor do we get them in our diets. I remember the first time a nutritionist (an awesome, Weston A Price minded nutritionist) asked me ‘How often do … Read More
Do you enjoy a nice adult beverage once in a while? I definitely do. I love a cold vodka lemonade in the summer…a nice dirty martini on a Saturday night…even a spiked cider or hot chocolate sitting by a bonfire. Can Real Foodies drink cocktails? Sure, cocktails can fit into a Real Food lifestyle…if they are made with good ingredients. … Read More
Meat, goodies, spices, and something to bind it all together are all you need to make a good meatloaf. The simplicity of the recipe and the ease with which it can be whipped up make dinner preparation in my home a breeze! Join us over at Gutsy today to check out my recipe for a Classic Meatloaf that is … Read More
Brussels sprouts….Most people turn their nose up and say gross! Not sure why! If they are cooked properly, they can be absolutely delicious, as well as nutritious. These roasted brussels sprouts definitely are definitely my favorite! Brussels Sprouts are a cruciferous vegetable and part of the Brassica family, like cabbage, cauliflower, bok choy and broccoli. They are a powerhouse of … Read More
We are constantly doing a lot to support our healthy immune systems. We eat fermented foods, take elderberry syrup, eat lots of green veggies and take Juice Plus. Awhile back, I was on the hunt for a salve with soothing vapors that I could make at home. Besides, I have been on the hunt for non-toxic recipes or products to replace the … Read More
I had the pleasure of listening to Dr. Mark Hyman, MD recently. If you don’t know who Dr. Hyman is you really should check him out. He is a family physician, a 4-time best selling author and an internationally recognized leader in his field. He writes often for the Huffington Post and speaks around the world on health and wellness. … Read More
This past weekend I brought home a bag of apples from the Farmer’s Market only to discover I had a bag of apples sitting on the counter. Homemade applesauce it is! I don’t really know how to make applesauce, but figured that it couldn’t be too hard. I knew that I wanted to use my crockpot and minimal ingredients, so … Read More
Here are some posts from around the blogosphere that Tamara and Kelly found interesting this week. So grab a glass of your favorite beverage and enjoy! Cheers!
When I think of green beans during the Holiday season, I always think of that green bean casserole with the cream-of-whatever soup with the crispy french fried onions on top. Besides green beans and onions, you also get a good dose of GMOs and MSG. Yum. This year, why don’t you make over your green bean casserole with a dish … Read More
Cranberry sauce…a ubiquitous condiment on most holiday tables. It seems to pair so well with the usual holiday fixings…turkey, ham, green beans, mashed potatoes. Everyone helps themselves to a small amount of cranberry sauce, but no one ever really seems to love it. Wait until they try this recipe for fermented cranberry sauce! I was honestly a little surprised by … Read More
Every year, my husband and I give a Holiday goodie bag to our friends and family. The bag always includes homemade salsa, but each year I like to add something different. Last year I decided to prepare a Homemade Vanilla Extract. Locating a homemade vanilla recipe online was simple. There are many tutorials to choose from. All it took was … Read More