Fermented Cranberry Sauce

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Dressings, sauces and dips, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes75 Comments

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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

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

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

Healthy Granola Bar

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Recipes, Snacks and Appetizers15 Comments

I love the convenience of a homemade granola bar.  It can be wrapped up and thrown in a bag, it is is fully customizable, and they can be made for pennies.  I can get 16 to 20 granola bars per batch (depending on how thick I cut them), so they cost a fraction of store-bought versions.  Even more appealing is … Read More

Ditch the store bought Mayo!

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Dressings, sauces and dips, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes21 Comments

If you happen to be a newbie in the Real Foods arena, one of the simplest things you can do is to make your own condiments.  Personally, I started with Mayonnaise.  By mastering the basics (homemade broth, dressings, sauces, marinades, condiments, etc) you set a great foundation from which to build your healthy kitchen. When I cleaned out our kitchen … 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

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

Friday Happy Hour #2

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Friday Happy Hour1 Comment

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! This article is a must read.  Think all ingredients added to food have passed government safety testing?  I used to.  They wouldn’t allow this stuff to be sold if it wasn’t safe, … Read More

Friday Happy Hour #1

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Friday Happy Hour3 Comments

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! This study came out recently and got a lot of attention.  It seemed like every news group carried this, in print, on tv and on the internet.  Really, egg yolks are as bad … Read More

How to make your own Greek yogurt

Tamara MannellyDressings, sauces and dips, Fermenting, Real Food, Recipes10 Comments

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If you want to be sure your Greek yogurt is the real stuff, make your own!!   Making your own Greek yogurt/yogurt cheese/strained yogurt is a pretty simple task.  You need the following ingredients:   full fat, plain yogurt (organic if possible) cheesecloth or a very thin dishtowel strainer bowl a large jar with wide mouth (or blender) wooden spoon … Read More

Zucchini and Herb Frittata

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Breakfast, Entrees, Recipes14 Comments

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**This photo cracks me up.  My daughter had already dug in to the frittata before I had a chance to take a picture.  With the basil sprig, we laughed that it looks like Ms. Pacman! My family fell in love with frittatas on a trip to Spain last spring.  Well, really we loved the ‘Spanish omelette’ which is essentially a … Read More