Blog Profile / 100 Days of Real Food

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Archived Since:July 27, 2010

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Recipe: Chopped Salad

I'm so excited to share my new favorite salad with you! This is one of those meals that you keep thinking about for days.

Recipe: Patriotic Fruit Kabobs with Honey Cream Dip

It's time to have fun with real food for the upcoming holiday weekend! This cute little idea would be great for Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, or just any old time you're feeling patriotic. :)

Giveaway: Essential Oils + A Beginner’s Guide

Essential oils seem to be all the rage these days. If you're wondering what they do and how to use them, this is for you! Today we're partnering with our sponsor Plant Therapy to give away some free essential oil sets and share their top 5 oils and kid safe synergies for summer.

Real Food on the Trail!

This past weekend we went on our second-ever family backpacking trip (our first time without a guide)! When we first did this last summer the guide handled all of the food, which definitely appeared to be a big undertaking.

Recipe: Orange Creamsicle Yogurt Pops

I'm doing something a little different today and posting one of our favorite recipes from my cookbook! It's perfect for the warmer weather we're having.

Ingredient Label Cheat Sheet

So, since label reading (unfortunately) isn't always as straight forward as it should be, today I'm sharing a little cheat sheet that tells you what some of the more commonly found ingredients really are.

My Go-To Whole Foods Shopping List (Part 2)

I recently put together a list of what I buy at Whole Foods Market, but the list was so long that I had to split it into two parts. Below I'm covering the areas of the store that I didn't include last time.

Recipe: Honeydew Margarita!

It's no secret that (with our pledge officially over) we do indulge in some special treats on occasion. So, just in time for Cinco de Mayo, here is my husband's recipe for Homemade Honeydew Melon Margaritas!

Recipe: BLT Chicken Lettuce Cups

I've got a new recipe for you that is so easy and so good, AND it's a great way to get a reluctant family member to eat their lettuce. :) My family scarfed down these BLT Chicken Lettuce Cups, and I loved how it took no time to make (or clean up).

Giveaway: HelloFresh Meal Delivery Service

It's no secret that recipe kit delivery services are all the rage right now, but how in the world do they work exactly? To help solve this mystery, I am here today with a video of me and my daughters opening a HelloFresh box that includes a picture of what we ended up making.

Let’s Commit to a Device-Free Dinner!

It's no secret that smart phones, tablets and the like have taken over our lives. It's my hope though that we can all agree to keep one sacred place device-free, and that's the dinner table!

Real Food Tips: 12 Easy Ways to “Go Green” at the Grocery Store

People are waking up to a collective feeling of responsibility for being good stewards of this beautiful planet on which we live. We are starting to see that our consumption choices matter and that mindless consumption hurts us all.

Real Food Tips: 7 Uses for Kitchen Shears

In today's post, I'm sharing all the reasons why I love kitchen shears so much (i.e., how they help me make real food)! I seriously don't know if I could function in the kitchen without them.

5 Home Cooked Meals Cheaper than McDonald’s

Mark Bittman said he researched it and found that it is actually cheaper for families to cook at home than it is for them to buy dinner at McDonald's. I decided to put his theory to the test, and I have findings below to support his theory.

The Truth About Nitrites and Nitrates

Long before I'd even given processed food or real food a thought, I'd heard about the supposed dangers of nitrites and nitrates. But really, how many of us actually know what a nitrate or nitrite is and exactly why it's something we should avoid in the first place?

Real Food Tips: 8 Staples I Can’t Live Without

If we run out of any of the following ingredients, I basically freak out and wonder how I'll function. What's on your list of die hard real food staples that you just can't imagine living without?

How to Make Bright Colors with Natural Easter Egg Dye

A few years ago we published a guest post that explained the process for dyeing Easter eggs naturally. The outcome in that post was a pretty rainbow of pastel colors, and today I wanted to set out to see exactly what it took to result in bright, vibrant colors.

Recipe: Chicken Curry Casserole

This flavor-forward dish is a makeover of one of my husband’s childhood favorites. I replaced the can of cream of mushroom soup and mayonnaise with a creamy homemade sauce instead, and - my whole family agrees - the outcome does not disappoint!

Fun Easter Food For Kids (+ more ideas!)

My whole point with today's post is to share with you that Easter can still be fun without a complete sugar overload. My kids love the ideas in today's post, and I know yours will too. So go have fun together - and feel good about it! :)

Why You Should Make Your Own Wholesome Freezer Meals

I'm excited to share some up-to-date tips and advantages of homemade freezer cooking in today's sponsored post, inspired by our longtime partner (and friend!) Once A Month Meals. They've got great advice on how to pull together a variety...Show More Summary

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