Traditional Foods

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I’ve decided to take a vacation from blogging until after the New Year. As a Thank You for your continued support of Real Food for Less Money, both of my eBooks are available at no charge and with no obligation until 9PM (Mountain) on January 4, 2013.  Expired.  You may purchase both eBooks by clicking this link. Be sure …

Campfire Broth

Homemade broth is an important part of a real/whole/traditional foods diet.  Making broth was one of the first things I started doing when we began to transition to real foods.  The homemade broth is wonderful for making soups, cooking beans, making sauces, etc.  Broth is a protein sparer which allows you to consume small amounts …

Shop the Pantry First– My Method for Menu Planning

For the month of October, we’re focusing on tightening our belt and reducing our food costs. The main thing my family does to help with our food budget is menu planning. Close to 6 years ago I began meal planning.  At that time we were not eating a real foods diet. In fact, the entire …

Gluten and Dairy-Free eCourse Review and Giveaway

We started our real food journey in January of 2009 after reading Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon and Mary Enig.  I’ve have mentioned several times (so much that I probably sound like a broken record) that we made changes very slowly in order to accommodate our budget and to make lasting changes. That first summer after …

Money v. Time Kickoff

This month’s experience for Someone Else’s Shoes is two-fold.  The two most common conversations that come up when discussing a diet based on real/whole/traditional foods are the money involved and the time involved. I believe that we can eat a real food diet based on whole, high quality ingredients for an average amount of money. …

Can you Transition to Real 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 months or so of our transition, we were …

Design a Dish

Would you like to learn great methods to reduce food waste? What if you could enjoy one meal for “free” each week? We’re not talking about gourmet meals but wonderful, simple dishes that you can prepare day in and day out You’ll be amazed how easy it is to nourish your family with these tasty …

“Butter Causes Diabetes”

This morning, my husband Joe, had one of those ‘morning shows’ on.  I wasn’t really paying attention to it until one of the ‘medical contributors’ made a statement something like “Paula Deen has diabetes from eating butter.” What? Butter causes diabetes? It’s not the highly processed donuts and white bread sandwiches (or how about the Ladies …