Cut Out Processed Food in 14 Weeks

Cut Out Processed Food in 14 Weeks on 100 Days of #RealFood

I'm excited to announce something I've never done before, and I think you're gonna love it! I've created a free automated "100 Days of Real Food" Mini-Pledge Program that - starting in January - will [...] Keep Reading

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, [...] Keep Reading

Mini-Pledge Week 13: Nothing Artificial

food dye

This is one of the last "real food" mini-pledges before we reach our goal of 100 days! I did save some of the more difficult pledges for last, but I thought I would be nice and squeeze in an easy one [...] Keep Reading

Mini-Pledge Week 12: No Sweeteners

Caprese Salad

Knowing our society’s obsession with all things sweet I have a feeling this could be the most difficult “real food” mini-pledge yet. But don’t feel discouraged because even if you only join us for a [...] Keep Reading

Mini-Pledge Week 11: Eat Local Foods

Matthews Farmers Market

After “taking something away” during the last two weeks of real food mini-pledges who’s up for another challenge where we instead add something to our diets? I'm actually rather excited about this [...] Keep Reading

Mini-Pledge Week 10: No Refined Oils

Deliciously Organic

The other day I saw a “real food” blogger giving away a tub of “organic ghee” to one lucky reader. I said to my husband, “What in the heck is ghee and why would anyone want it?” I thought that blogger [...] Keep Reading

Mini-Pledge Week 7: 100% Whole Grain

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If you’ve been following along you knew this one was coming. I’ve been trying to ease everyone into the “real food” mini-pledges by holding off on the harder ones, but the time has come! Even though [...] Keep Reading