Cook More Real Food: Let the Freezer Cooking Begin!

I hope you’re all as excited as I am to spend conclude this Cook More Real Food Event by spending some concentrated time cooking and baking, in order to fill my freezer up with easy, real food meals and snacks! Before I share my cooking list and plan for the day with you, here’s a question that I was asked on Facebook yesterday: …For your monthly freezer cook day, you are going to do it during the week–what do you do with your kiddos? I […]

An Update on Our GAPS Diet and Related Q&A

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Last week I shared why our family is doing the GAPS diet and what it is all about. We actually began this Monday morning. We haven’t seen any amazing results come out of the first 4 days, but we are definitely noticing some die-off symptoms from the toxins being released (so far, only mild, but it’s a good sign). Some upset tummies, slightly more eczema, a grouchy little boy, a really grouchy mama, some flushed cheeks. I think this diet is really doing something, though. […]

Organization in the Real Food Kitchen: Planning to Make Food Preparation Happen

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**Have you been enjoying this series on Organization in the Real Food Kitchen? Catch up on any posts that you may have missed in my Getting Organized category.** Image by shannahsin In the days before I began cooking real, traditional, whole foods, it wasn’t such a big deal if I forgot to think about dinner ahead of time. I could thaw some meat in the microwave, or use a can of something or other, or whip up a mix for cornmeal. Dinner still happened and […]