Real Food Hits the Road: The First few Days

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This is the most recent installment to the series Someone Else’s Shoes. Real Food Hits the Road– that’s what my family is attempting. The desire is to eat our normal 85% real food way while living out of hotel/motel rooms for the next 2+ weeks.

We’ve been on the road since Friday evening. Leaving [...]

Water Kefir Soda Cremosa

Vanilla Cremosa

Vanilla Cremosa

Many (many) years ago, fresh out of high school, I worked at a gourmet coffee shop. Working there was the first place I heard of ‘fancy’ drinks like Italian Sodas and Cremosas.

Fast forward to now, we make our own version of soda out of water kefir grains. I love making these [...]

Thrifty Food Plan Experience

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This eBook is an in-depth look at the 2 week Thrifty Food Plan Experience that my family did in March of this year. 67 pages of thoughts, tips, and ideas plus a 2 week menu plan, over 40 recipes and links to many more.

 

This experience was based off of the USDA’s food cost [...]

Can you Transition to Real Foods?

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Heal Your Gut With Fermented Foods

Real Food for Less Money is a journal of sorts on how my family continues to transition from a Standard American Diet (SAD) to a real/whole/traditional foods diet (real). Our transition as been slow and steady while trying to keep our budget under control. For the first 24 [...]

Naturally Leavened Muffins

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A few weeks ago I made a double batch of muffins. I realized as soon as they were in the oven that I’d forgot to add any baking powder or baking soda. Oops.

I expected to end up with stones instead of muffins. I was super surprised to pull beautiful muffins with a terrific rise [...]