Real Food Fourth of July BBQ Ideas

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Beverages, Desserts, Dressings, sauces and dips, Entrees, Ferments, Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes, Snacks and Appetizers2 Comments

fourth of july bbq

What are you doing for the Fourth of July this summer?  Going to a barbecue?  Want to change it up this year and bring a dish with REAL ingredients?  I have put together a round up of great real food Fourth of July BBQ ideas from some of my favorite bloggers!   Drinks Strawberry Basil Lemonade from The Organic Kitchen Homemade Flavored … Read More

How to Find Real Food at the Grocery Store – Produce, Meat, Dairy and Eggs

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How to Find Real Food at the Grocery Store

We have started a series on finding real food at the grocery store because often times it can be a very frustrating task!  Never fear!  Oh Lardy is here to help you navigate your grocery store and find the best options. In our first post, we covered some general guidelines to real food grocery shopping, such as shopping the perimeter, reading … Read More

Homemade French Fries to Die For!

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Homemade french fries!!  A crunchy on the outside, tender on the inside, salty french fry is one of the yummier things in life!  My husband was on a quest to make the best homemade french fries ever.  And he did.  When it comes to things like this, we like to keep it simple.  And this recipe for homemade french fries … Read More

Homemade Frosting

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In our home, we celebrate birthdays with a fun tradition – cupcakes in bed.  We greet the kids in the morning (hopefully we wake them up!) with a cupcake and a candle and presents!  It seems a bit silly to start the day with a treat like a cupcake, but on one day a year – I don’t care.  The … Read More

Are Natural Flavors Really Natural?

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Are Natural Flavors Really Natural? -

By: Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times The flavor industry is worth billions. Flavor engineers are paid big bucks to make sure you never know the difference between “natural flavors” and the real thing. Chemists working for half a dozen companies make approximately 80 percent of all the natural and artificial flavors in the world to please consumers with convincing tastes … Read More

You Can Afford Real Food!

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10 Ways to Eat Well and Save Money -

We are happy to introduce you to our friend, Kirsten McCormick, who blogs over at Cheerfully Imperfect.  She has written a post to share with Oh Lardy! readers on how you can afford real food!  Enjoy! 10 Ways to Eat Well and Save Money Too!!! So, you have decided to kick the processed food habit. Congratulations! You are ready to … Read More

This “Scary Drink” May Resolve Your Troubling Health Issues

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Raw Milk KILLS or HEALS? -

  Download Interview Transcript Visit the Mercola Video Library By Dr. Mercola The U.S. Centers for Disease Control have long claimed that between 1998 and 2008, there were two deaths from raw milk. This number is often used in media reporting about raw milk. But those illnesses actually appear to have come from a form of cheese that isn’t legal … Read More

Chocolate: Health Food for the Soul – 40 Real Food Chocolate Recipes

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Chocolate - Health Food for the Soul -

Chocolate is the only ingredient that is its very own food group. Well not really—but it seems as if it should be. Powerfully comforting, creamy, delicious—many people eat chocolate at least several times a week. Which begs the question… Is Chocolate Good for You? The answer is both yes and no. There are many health benefits of chocolate.  Chocolate has … Read More