This is your real food camping menu primer (AND recipes!) whether you’re grilling, cooking over an open fire, or using a gas camp stove.... Read More
Here’s how you can use freezer cooking to reduce meal prep time, without spending extra hours in the kitchen. It will also save your sanity, time and money!... Read More
By Elsie Callender, Contributing Writer I don't know about you, but I've been hearing a lot about Vitamin D lately. But because I'm busy being a homemaker, working, and taking care of a 9-month-old who's doing his best to... Read More
By Andrea Green, Contributing Writer Stress can be detrimental to our bodies. Stress leads to anxiety, grumpiness, sleep problems, and lack of concentration. All of these then contribute to heart disease, digestive upset, high blood pressure, and even thyroid problems.... Read More
By Ann, Contributing Writer Believe me, I know that getting your kids to eat real food is not always easy. For my husband and I, it's been trial and error… a lot of error on my part, but through grace and patience,... Read More
This post was originally published in 2010, but with more and more people looking for safer alternatives to their non-stick cookware, this is a great topic to revisit! With all that I've been learning over the past few years about... Read More
By Beth Ricci, Contributing Writer I was going to start out by seeing if anyone could relate to that weeknight rush where you neglected to plan dinner properly and have to scramble at the last minute, but seriously - do I even... Read More
By Hilary Bernstein, Contributing Writer After years of marriage, date nights have the potential to become a bit humdrum. Especially when a husband and wife are tired from the busyness of daily life – of if they're spending most at-home hours as dad... Read More
By Kresha Faber, Contributing Writer Have you ever wondered what you would see if you could examine the inside of your body under a microscope? Would you find traces of benzene? Mutated DNA? Or perhaps thinned or irritated cell walls along... Read More
photo credit: D Shannon Pruitt By Andrea Green, Contributing Writer According to the USDA, the average American consumes over 90 pounds of sugar a year. 90 pounds a year! The recommendation from the World Health Organization is to eat just 6 teaspoons... Read More
Guest post by Tiffany Terczak I'll be the first to admit --- this is the time of year when we typically throw caution out the window. We toss aside "healthy" recipes and reach for the shortening and corn syrup and... Read More
By Kelly Smith, Contributing Writer Mmm, pumpkin donuts! The aroma of sweet pumpkin pie spices filling the air with subtle maple syrup undertones is enough to wake even the sleepiest sleepy heads in our home. Combine these irresistible fall treats with a side of... Read More
By Emily McClements, Contributing Writer My mom is a great cook. She grew up on a farm in Northwestern Ohio with vegetables from the garden, fruit from their fruit trees, fresh milk from their cow with real cream and homemade... Read More
By Rachel Marie, Contributing Writer I see a lot of friends asking in social media about dinner ideas - and I, for one, can always use more ideas. One night a friend posted that she was having chicken enchiladas so... Read More
Are You Using That Kitchen Knife Properly? How I Learned to Save Time (and My Fingers!)by Stephanie Langford
I've occasionally been known to spend a happening Friday night puttering around my kitchen making things like laundry soap and homemade deodorant. I'm a party animal. What can I say? Still, I surprised myself by happily spending two hours taking... Read More
By Leigh Ann Dutton, Contributing Writer It had been a long night. I made it 30 years without pulling an all-nighter. But we were down to the wire, and we had to get the Fruit of the Spirit Curriculum for Toddlers to... Read More
Guest post by Trina Holden Have you ever experienced Real Food Burnout? It's an actual condition, typified by an aversion to the kitchen, phobia regarding shopping or menu planning, and surprisingly strong cravings for junk food. Sufferers often experience amnesia in... Read More
By Andrea Green, Contributing Writer I captured our day in the life on the first day of school for my girls. This first day of school is extra special in our house because my oldest daughter is a senior this... Read More
By Kelly Smith, Contributing Writer Five years ago if someone would have told me that I was soon to become a grain-free food blogger and cookbook author, I would have replied, “what in the world?” That’s because I had no idea that... Read More
By Beth Ricci, Contributing Writer There's just something so right about a fresh, in-season, mouth-watering green salad in the summer, don't you think? I was raised by a mother who believed in eating seasonally, which meant that I never even knew... Read More
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