Breakfast bars are the grab-and-go choice for many busy people, but some are loaded with sugar! How does your favorite compare with those on our list?
Browse our recent posts and archives for recipes, tips, and resources to help you cut out processed food! Don’t miss our original 100 Days of Real Food pledge blog series, our 100 Days of Real Food on a Budget pledge series, and our videos.
This sheet pan cumin meatballs and cauliflower recipe is hard to beat. It's (almost) a one-dish dinner and takes only 15 minutes to cook in the oven!
I say these are the BEST because getting here took many tries! These traditional Belgian waffles with yeast are fluffy, delicious, & reliable.
Slow cooker short ribs are the ultimate comfort food! If you've never made short ribs at home before, this is a perfect first-timer's way to try it.
It's refreshing to find real food products true to their roots, delivering solid clean nutrition. Here are some I found at Natural Products Expo West.
Here is a quick, simple recipe for kale egg frittata using ingredients you probably have on hand. It's ready and done in 20 minutes flat!
This organic whole-wheat monkey bread recipe has just 10g of sugar per serving (reduced from 36), and the cream cheese glaze puts it over the top!
When I asked (on social media) which of these breakfast items has the most sugar, I was surprised how many people got it wrong. What's your guess?
Here are some healthy and easy lunch ideas for your teens to change things up from the typical PB&J. Prepare for empty containers because these are a hit!
Here are 5 things to know about Blue Apron and a deal for the first 50 to sign up. If you've been on the fence, this is a great time to take the plunge!
This Chicken and Wild Mushroom Skillet was fabulous paired with creamy polenta. Just add a simple green salad on the side, and your healthy dinner is done!
There are plenty of reasons to pack your lunch, a few of which being, more control over what you're eating, more time, more money, and more variety.
In this post, learn about food sensitivity symptoms and how to deal with them, and get our allergy-friendly (dairy-free) Creamy Potato Soup recipe.
Update: Sales are officially closed in 2018 for Real Lunches, Real Easy wait list. Get on the to be notified of its return! I’m super excited to announce that we’re once again offering our Real Lunches, Real Easy Packed Lunch Meal Plans! Kiran has been hard at work on a new version for 2018 that I know you’ll love. It’s geared …
In our final installment of the reader food diary series, Mary Beth shares her food diary with us over the course of 7 days as well as her grocery spend!
This easy one-dish meal features the flavors of tamales in the simplicity of a pie. It will definitely be making another appearance at our house! Try it!
In this Red Lentil Coconut Curry recipe the creamy, flavorful lentils are studded with spinach. Topped with brown rice, it's a filling & inexpensive dinner.
Read this post to find out exactly what you need to do if you want to have a Make Your Own Pizza Night at your house - it's sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Our reader Lindsay shares with us her food diary for an entire week as well as how much she spends on groceries for her family of 5.
I'm excited to share our newfound recipe for Chicken Curry Bowls inspired by my 5th grader! To try this delicious, easy, one-pan recipe keep reading.
Meet Cynthia and read all about her 1-week food diary. She also shares with us how much she spent on groceries for her family of 6.
When you think of healthy, organic options do you think of Walmart? We want to share with you 20 real food finds. The prices will make you do a double take.
This Shrimp Pad Thai recipe is a simple one-dish dinner with amazing fresh flavors that include green onion, cilantro, lime juice, and garlic.
This was an interesting week to document for the reader food diary series. I've had a major diet change -adding in a food that I haven't eaten in 5 years!
I developed an easy fondue recipe that my kids love! It's so much fun to gather around and share, especially with healthy dippers like roasted veggies.
Introducing the third post in our Reader Diaries Contest series. Meet Britt, hear what she ate for an entire week and how much she spent on groceries.
Here are 14 products you can buy on the Thrive Market website for less money than you'd spend in the grocery store. Give it a try!
No pre-cooking? No chopping? You know you want to make this easy-peasy slow cooker green salsa chicken for your family tonight! (Double it for leftovers!)
Introducing the second post in our Reader Diaries Contest series. Meet Kendra, hear what she ate for an entire week and how much she spent on groceries.
Make a double batch of these easy breakfast burritos. They are delicious no matter what time of day, and freezer-friendly to boot. WooHoo!
I'm trying to be more mindful with many aspects of my life. Learn more about my journey (including how much I spent on groceries!) in my Reader Diary post.
Resolving to be healthier in 2018? Switch to clean, great-tasting Primo® water. It’s filtered to remove pollutants that even the popular-brand filters miss.
Our Week with the Leakes series concludes highlighting real food dinners and treats. You'll see-- living a real food lifestyle doesn't mean deprivation!
In part two of our series, we share what our real food lunches looked like for an entire week. Stay tuned to "A Week with the Leakes" for dinner and treats!
Would you like to see behind the scenes of the making of my third cookbook? I'm so excited to bring you 100 Days of Real Food On a Budget! (Coming soon!)
Ever wonder what we (the Leakes) eat for an entire week? Join us for this fun blog series starting with a snapshot of real food breakfast and snacks.