Giveaway: Duralex Glass Cups for Kids!

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Since my oldest daughter is entering 1st grade this fall I’ve decided it’s time to do away with all our sippy cups. Plus, I’ve been getting rid of plastic in other areas of our kitchen […]

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Recipe: Zucchini Chips

Zucchini Chips

Get ready to turn plain old zucchini into something fabulous! Even my picky 4-year-old, who has never voluntarily eaten zucchini in her life, couldn’t get enough of these “chips” tonight. I was across the table […]

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Recipe: Simple Spaghetti

Recipe Simple Spaghetti from 100 Days of Real Food

This recipe is incredibly simple, quick and delicious – especially this time of year when locally grown and homegrown tomatoes are available. I used to think making tomato sauce from scratch was a difficult or […]

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Recipe: The Popcorn Trick

Popcorn from 100 Days of Real Food

When I first heard about microwaving popcorn in a brown paper lunch bag I could not imagine that something so simple would really work. A blog reader actually shared this suggestion with me, and it […]

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Recipe: Lime-Cilantro Quinoa Salad

Quinoa from 100 Days of Real Food

I used to think quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) was a rather strange ingredient. And I vowed to never post recipes on this blog that call for strange ingredients. But it seems as though quinoa is becoming […]

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Mini-Pledge Week 14: Five-Ingredient Rule

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During our “100 Days of Real Food Pledge” we avoided all packaged foods containing more than five ingredients as well as all refined grains, sugar, and deep-fried foods. During this next challenge, which is the […]

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A “Real Food” Cookout


There’s no reason a “real food” diet should stop anyone from having a fabulous backyard BBQ, cookout, camping trip, or picnic this summer. Sure, preparing lots of “real food” from scratch can be more work […]

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