Healthy Eating Archives

Summer is upon us. It happens every year. I’m not sure why I’m surprised. One of the best parts of summer in my hungry humble opinion is the availability of fresh produce. Fresh blows the roots off anything you can find in the grocery store. I’ve been shocked to learn that my suspicious nature has been proven correct at farmers’ markets–some venders are receiving supplies…

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  My daughter with Crohn’s often has to battle anemia, and I occasionally have the same problem, like right now. My daughters were excited to jump on the natural healing train when they heard my recent anemia diagnosis, and they immediately began filling my tired self with molasses and homemade chocolate, because that’s what we do–heal ourselves with food. For those of you interested in…

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This post contains affiliate links and an egg-frying technique. Beware.  Embarrassing Confession: Until last month I couldn’t fry a decent egg to save my family. Life wasn’t always so grim. I used to fry eggs just fine. I didn’t really know what I was doing, but that didn’t seem to matter. I had a pretty good egg-frying track record. I temporarily thought I was endowed…

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One poor mama asked me how to get her kids to eat their vegetables. She has a child that gags and cannot swallow his veggies. Poor guy. Many people will judge. I might have after my first four girls, who ate their vegetables enthusiastically, but now I eat my veggies with a side of humble pie! Here’s why: We went through the whole gag issue…

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Today we have a guest writer, cookbook author Sarah from Whole Intentions. Be on your best behavior please. 🙂 You all know my stance on the real food movement, but just because I refuse to scare the pants off of you with all the doom and gloom about food (I don’t want a bunch o’ readers in their skivvies) doesn’t mean I’m not generally careful…

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Real Food

Grace. We all need it in every aspect of life. One area that generally lacks grace is the mainstream Real Food Movement. If you are feeling overwhelmed, discouraged, or anxiety-ridden by the heavy-handedness among many (not all) real foodies, you have come to the right place. I am honored to be joining three terrific ladies offering you grace through these four posts on The Real…

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Easy Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

This easy scalloped potatoes recipe is a classic dish to fit any budget. The original recipe which we adapted slightly to make our own creamy potato goodness is from Modern Alternative Mama’s cookbook, Wholesome Comfort: Whole Foods to Warm & Nourish Your Family. These potatoes are comfort food bliss served alongside Italian chicken in cream sauce with apple spice cake for dessert, all from the same…

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