Nourishing Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

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The Best Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe - Real Food Style - www.ohlardy.com

Who doesn’t love ice cream on a nice summer day!  My daughter is always begging for some.  Many people always talk about ice cream being a ‘bad’ food.  I disagree.  I do not like to talk about food in terms of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ but rather ‘nourishing’ and ‘not nourishing’ or ‘real’ and ‘fake’.   Ice cream made with nourishing ingredients … Read More

A Real Food Thanksgiving Recipes Roundup

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Beverages, Desserts, Dressings, sauces and dips, Entrees, Ferments, Recipes, Side Dishes, Soups4 Comments

Can you believe turkey day is right around the corner?  Where has time gone??? I am beginning to plan my menu and have been looking around for new and exciting Thanksgiving recipes.  And, sure enough, some of my favorite bloggers have come through with some pretty cool dishes.   And without further ado…here they are! Side Dishes: Acorn Squash Custard … Read More

Italian Sausage and Pepper Strata Recipe

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Italian Sausage and Bell Pepper Strata

We love breakfast foods in our house…especially savory breakfast foods with plenty of eggs (from backyard chickens, of course)!  We even love to have them for dinner!  Breakfast food is good food anytime of the day! Frittatas, Bacon Hash, Breakfast Casseroles, even Oatmeal!  Yum!! Can’t get enough!!! I got this recipe for an Italian Sausage and Bell Pepper Strata from … Read More

Nourishing Nachos

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Entrees, Recipes, Snacks and Appetizers2 Comments

Nachos are always a crowd pleaser!  The good news is they don’t have to be a junk food!  You can prepare nachos for your family using nourishing and delicious ingredients!  Not only can you source good and local ingredients, you can give your favorite toppings an added boost!   For example, you can add a frozen cube of pureed beef … Read More

Healthy Snack Ideas For Kids Who Play Sports

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Beverages, Desserts, Healthy Lifestyle, Recipes, Snacks and Appetizers9 Comments

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Fall is upon us.  The children are back in school.  Everyone is settling into a routine and many children are playing recreational sports…soccer, football, volleyball, and the like.  Most of these recreational sports include snacks, after practice and after a game.  Sadly, many of the snacks and drinks served are just highly processed, sugary, non-nutritious ‘food’.  If you are wanting healthier … Read More

Homemade Cheese Sauce

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Dressings, sauces and dips, Recipes13 Comments

Homemade cheese sauce, made from four simple ingredients, can be an amazing addition to your cooking skills.  I mean, come on, what CAN’T you put cheese sauce on?  In our house, cheese sauce is most often used for macaroni and cheese.   Making your own cheese sauce doesn’t need to be so scary.  As long as you follow a few … Read More

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

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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 Make Healthy Homemade Jello

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Desserts, Recipes, Snacks and Appetizers10 Comments

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I loved jello as a kid!  Particularly cherry jello.  A big bowl of cherry jello with Cool Whip on top.  Now that I know better, that doesn’t sound like the perfect dessert at all! Check out the ingredients of Cherry Jello: Sugar, gelatin, adipic acid (for tartness), artificial flavor, disodium phosphate, sodium citrate, fumaric acid, Red 40, Blue 1. Yuck! … Read More

30+ Deliciously Healthy Green Drink Recipes

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Beverages, Breakfast, Desserts, Healthy Lifestyle, Real Food, Recipes2 Comments

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As you know, I have made the commitment to drink a green drink every day this month!  Are you joining me? There are myriad recipes out there for green smoothies and green juices.  The sky really is the limit with the combinations that can be made. Right now, my favorite are the following two recipes for fresh juice: Spicy Vegetable … Read More

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

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Beverages, Desserts, Dressings, sauces and dips, Recipes, Snacks and Appetizers1 Comment

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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

Homemade Egg Nog

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During Christmas time, when I was growing up, there was always this buzz about the “Korte Christmas Egg Nog.”   I watched my grandmother prepare this prized holiday beverage.  I watched my parents make it as well.   People who were planning on attending their holiday party would ask, “Are you making the Egg Nog?”   As a kid I … Read More

What’s the Deal with Winter Squash? and a bunch of delicious recipes!

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Beverages, Desserts, Entrees, Real Food, Recipes, Side Dishes, Snacks and Appetizers, Soups2 Comments

Fall and winter bring the onset of winter squash. At my grocery store, I am starting to see all sorts of weird, bumpy squashes for sale. My CSA has been full of them too! I have 3 acorn squash and one spaghetti squash sitting on my kitchen counter. The great thing about winter squash, however, is that they last a … Read More