Happy New Year! Our Top 10 Posts from 2012

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This has been an exciting year for Oh Lardy! Kelly and I launched the website in late August and have really been enjoying sharing our Real Food journey with our readers.  We are overwhelmed with the amount of support and the growth of our site! We are excited for 2013 and can’t wait to share more great posts with all … Read More

Natural Cocktails for Real Foodies?

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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

Classic Meatloaf Recipe

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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

Dr. Hyman’s 10 Tips for Health and Wellness

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Healthy Lifestyle13 Comments

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

Homemade Applesauce

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Recipes, Side Dishes, Snacks and Appetizers11 Comments

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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

Homemade Vanilla Extract

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Dressings, sauces and dips, Real Food, Recipes12 Comments

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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

Butternut Squash Gratin

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Recipes, Side Dishes8 Comments

I can not believe Thanksgiving is right around the corner!  I feel like the school year just started.  Where does time go?  I have begun to brainstorm my menu for our Thanksgiving feast, as we generally host for a small group of family.  This fabulous butternut squash gratin will definitely be a new addition to the table this year! I … Read More

Real Food for the Holidays

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I feel like the 4th of July was just last week.  And here we are, staring down the Holidays.  And with the Holidays come lots and lots of meals.  Amazing meals, too.  All of us have family traditions that we look forward to all year long.  I love this time of year and all of the food that this season … Read More

5 Reasons to Ditch the Sports Drink plus a Healthy Alternative!

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Beverages, Healthy Lifestyle, Real Food, Recipes13 Comments

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Ask any athlete what their go-to product for electrolyte replacement is and I guarantee that almost everyone will say Gatorade.  Or Powerade.  Or any other -ade product.  The marketing campaigns of these products has been quite successful.  While most people think that sports drinks are doing their body a favor, in reality these “aids” are doing more harm than good. … Read More

October Unprocessed Update

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Real Food6 Comments

I wanted to give an update for how I am proceeding with October Unprocessed, the challenge posed by Andrew Wilder over at Eating Rules.  I have been posting some photos of some of the meals my family has eaten on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. If you are interested in the challenge, it’s not too late to sign up!  You can … Read More