October Unprocessed Begins!!

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Food NewsLeave a Comment

I posted previously about Eating Rules October Unprocessed challenge.  Well, October has begun!  You can take the pledge here!  There are some great posts and information on how to eat ‘unprocessed’, tips, recipes, etc. here.  There is also an amazing October Unprocessed Guide in pdf format for you to download here. My family has signed the pledge and will participate. … Read More

Who Likes Chocolate Chip Cookies?

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Desserts, Recipes11 Comments

Better yet – who likes soft, gooey, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate chip cookies?  I do!!  I really, really do.  Ever since I ditched the Tollhouse recipe, I have been searching for a version that tasted like Tollhouse, but had better ingredients.  Above all, it had to be soft.  I didn’t want a cardboard cookie that tasted like wheat. Here is my answer, … Read More

Real Food Transition: Sea Salt

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Real Food Transition: Salt - www.ohlardy.com

Salt has a rich history in our society.  Originating in living oceans or from dried up sea beds, salt is an essential nutrient for humans and throughout time people have searched high and low to find it.  Salt was widely traded with salt routes criss-crossing the Earth.  Salt was oftentimes traded ounce for ounce with gold; salt was literally worth … Read More

Homemade Bone Broth – A Lost Art

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Real Food, Recipes, Soups72 Comments

In Traditional Societies all around the world, bone broth was a common kitchen staple not only because cultures wanted to use every bit of an animal, but also because broths are a nutritional powerhouse, full of minerals and micronutrients essential for good health.  These days, when people think of broth, they think of the carton on the shelf at the … Read More

A month without processed foods?

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Food News, Real Food2 Comments

Could you go one month without eating processed foods?  That is the challenge that Andrew Wilder over at Eating Rules is asking people to undertake!  For the month of October, he is asking people to pledge to avoid processed foods.  You can sign up over at his site. What an awesome idea!  Processed foods fill the diets of so many … Read More

My Frappuccino Protein Smoothie Recipe

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Beverages, Recipes10 Comments

Frappuccino Protein Smoothie Recipe There are lots of ways to add protein to a smoothie but often I like to add protein powder to my smoothie after a hard workout.  It is something I do and feel is important for my recovery.  One day I had a little coffee leftover from my morning cup and I came up with this … Read More

Friday Happy Hour #3

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 Welcome to Friday Happy Hour!  Check out all of the interesting things Kelly and Tamara found this week.  Grab a glass of your favorite beverage, enjoy and cheers! I hope you read our post regarding the Stanford Study regarding organic and conventional foods’ nutrition levels.  For more opinions check out: Robyn Obrien, Marion Nestle and Michael Pollan. What is your relationship with nature? … Read More

Tomato-palooza: Preserving 45 pounds of summer tomatoes

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Dressings, sauces and dips, Ferments, Real Food, Recipes, Side Dishes, Snacks and Appetizers, Soups5 Comments

Preserving 45 Pounds of Tomatoes - www.ohlardy.com

This summer has been a wonderful one for tomatoes, at least in Chicago.  With the very hot and dry weather, the tomatoes seem to be growing like crazy!  I have been eating tomatoes for almost every meal!  Don’t you just love garden fresh summer tomatoes?  Hopefully these recipes will give you some ideas on how to preserve your summer crop! … Read More

What is the Benefit of Eating Organic?

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Food News, Real Food8 Comments

Is There a Benefit to Eating Organic? - www.ohlardy.com

I am sure you have seen by now the big study from Stanford that came out September 4th stating that “The published literature lacks strong evidence that organic foods are significantly more nutritious than conventional foods.” (source)  Almost every media outlet carried some sort of headline such as “Organic Foods No Better For You” and “Study Sees No Nutritional Edge … Read More

25 things you didn’t know about us

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  Tamara and Kelly didn’t meet in person until after Oh Lardy was launched. Kelly’s first child was born on her birthday. Tamara is a certified SCUBA diver and loves to dive around the world. Kelly was a competitive swimmer, but quit when she graduated from high school. Tamara has travelled to every continent except Antarctica. Kelly does not like … Read More