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Well, here it is as promised—Part II of my Costco real food love fest. This time I am going to be dishing on my favorite items from Costco's freezers, along with meat, dairy, seafood, and poultry, as well a few real food rule benders.... ? Read More: My Go-To Costco Shopping List (Part II)
Just in time for the holidays we've got an awesome giveaway for you that includes three great brands you'll love for your kitchen! As you may already know, we're fans of our giveaway sponsor, Little Green Pouch, which offers reusable food pouches for kids of all ages (and adults - why not?).... ? Read More: Giveaway: $690 Value Including Little Green Pouches!
Whether it's for the upcoming holidays or just Sunday dinner...it's SO super easy to make your own homemade gravy from scratch.... ? Read More: Video: How to Make Homemade Gravy in 3 Easy Steps!
Welcome to the 2014 version of My Favorite Kitchen Tools for Stockings (slightly renamed for this year)! I've thought long and hard about what to put on this stocking stuffer list so, with a practical theme in mind, here we go...... ? Read More: My Favorite Stocking Stuffers for Real Food Cooks!
I don't know about you, but I've personally never been a fan of pumpkin pie (is anyone really?), but I do LOVE some pumpkin cheesecake. I think this is such a great update to the traditional dessert we've all seen year after year, and with the pecan crust you can easily accommodate any gluten-free guests you might be entertaining.... Show More Summary
I don't know about you, but I've been working hard these past few years to improve the materials I cook with in my kitchen.... ? Read More: 5 Materials for a Healthy Kitchen (+ a $650 giveaway!)
Are you ready to kick up your classic mashed potato dish a few notches? If so, you are going to love this cheesy mashed potato casserole which has a layer of warm toasted cheese on top—so yum! Plus, I've added a make ahead note below so this recipe can easily make an appearance on your holiday table this year.... ? Read More: Recipe: Cheesy Mashed Potato Casserole
Whether you're already a spaghetti squash lover or you're feeling fearful, I've got a great recipe for you to try.... ? Read More: Recipe: Spaghetti Squash + Roasted Tomato Sauce
Trust me, making this dish from scratch in order to avoid highly processed additives like partially hydrogenated oils (i.e. trans fat), artificial dyes, and MSG is so worth it. Not only will it taste amazing, but you'll feel good about the dish you're serving your precious family.... ? Read More: Recipe: Homemade Chicken Pot Pie
I bet you didn't know you've been making grilled cheese wrong all this time. There are two tricks - First, is a key ingredient that I bet you aren't using nearly enough of and the second is a secret ingredient that takes this classic sandwich from good to amazing!... ? Read More: Video: How to Make a Perfect Grilled Cheese!
Today I wanted to share one of Blake’s favorite “Clean Cuisine” recipes and show you how I go about giving a British food favorite, Cottage Pie, an anti-inflammatory real food makeover. The three things I did to my Cottage Pie recipe to boost flavor, improve nutrition, and reduce inflammation were really rather simple.... Show More Summary
I've been on my soapbox recently about kids and snacks. And before I step off, I need to address one more issue: rewarding kids with junk food. It is our responsibility, as adults and caregivers/parents, to offer kids the right options.... ? Read More: Why Kids Should Not Be Rewarded with Junk Food
Here is the final video in my kitchen tour series! In case you missed it I've already shared a tour of my fridge, pantry and kitchen (drawers, etc.). As you'll see in this video we actually have an extra freezer that we use pretty regularly.... ? Read More: Video: A Tour of My Real Food Freezer
If you (or your kids) are getting tired of the same old snacks I've got the perfect solution to switch things up...A Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie!... ? Read More: Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie!
I'd love to feature some of your new and creative (non-candy) ideas on the Charlotte Today show later this week!... ? Read More: Video: Why I Don’t Hand Out Candy On Halloween
Here is another school lunch roundup post for you so you can get ideas all in one place!... ? Read More: School Lunch Roundup VI
My daughter was recently tasked with keeping a food journal for her science class. She really got into recording all her meals, and it made me realize this could be a good exercise for any elementary aged child—no matter what kind of diet they're eating!... ? Read More: My Daughter’s Food Journal
The other day my 9-year-old was hungry for a snack, and after rummaging through the kitchen she said, “Mom, do we have any muffins anywhere?” That girl loves some muffins, and if she’s really hungry she’ll try to eat two in a row (or even three!) some days. So she was thrilled today when she... ? Read More: Recipe: Apple Walnut Muffins
Making homemade pasta, such as this sweet potato ravioli, is a really fun kitchen project for me and my daughters, and the outcome TASTES REALLY GOOD. Homemade ravioli is one of my most favorite dishes of all time, and there's just no way to make it if you don't make the dough.... ? Read More: Recipe: Whole-Wheat Sweet Potato Ravioli
Getting my new cookbook off the ground last month meant having to reach out to others and ask for help. As many of you know, that's not always an easy thing to do, but these wonderful bloggers (listed below) accepted my request with open arms.... ? Read More: My Cookbook Ambassadors (Some new sites you might like!)