How to Freeze Swiss Chard

Sometimes I plant too many green leafy vegetables. I’m guessing I’m not the only one with this problem. I’m talking kale, lettuce, swiss chard, etc. When I plant too much,

42 Fresh Tomato Recipes from Real Food Bloggers

It’s tomato season!!! Surely you are searching for fresh tomato recipes, right?! Luckily, you’re in the right place. Some of my Real Food blogger friends passed on to me their

My New Favorite Way to Grow Produce!

If you’ve been hanging around my blog in the past, you probably know by now that I love to garden. Growing up, we had a huge garden and I was

What Motivates YOU to Eat Healthy?

Lately, I have had several chats with friends, acquaintances and Facebook friends about their health or the health of their loved ones. It seems that so many of them struggle

Are You Ready for a Spring Cleanse?

I just got done eating pizza. Not the homemade, no-junky-ingredients, semi-healthy kind. The kind from the local pizza joint. UGH. A time or two each year I get that sluggish,

Meal Plan Monday – 4/11/16

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve done my Meal Plan Monday…so it’s time to back into it. We just got back from spring break in Florida, where it was

Egg, Sausage and Broccoli Casserole

Having breakfast for dinner is one of my kids’ favorite meals. And this Egg, Sausage and Broccoli Casserole is at the top of their most requested list. Some time ago

Meal Plan Monday – 3/14/16

I’ll be honest…. Sometimes I REALLY, really do not want to meal plan. Especially on a Sunday night after I’ve been on-call for my RN job all weekend and am

March is “Go Green” Month!

Each month here on the blog, I will be having a theme for us to focus on. It will be something that will help all of us make One Simple

Meal Plan Monday – 3/7/16

It seems that Spring is just around the corner! The snow is melting here in west Michigan and temps in the 60’s are being forecasted! Even so, at least one

Potato, Brussels Sprout & Sausage Soup

Over the winter, this has become one of our favorite soups. It’s the perfect blend of fall and winter flavors – sausage, potatoes and brussels sprouts. (By the way, am

Meal Plan Monday – 2/29/16

Happy Monday! With my recent Meal Plan Monday posts, you might have realized that I don’t really plan out breakfasts or lunches at our house. Honestly, I would be overwhelmed

Join an Azure Drop Point – or Start Your Own!

One of VERY my favorite Real Food sources when I lived in Washington state was Azure Standard. When I moved to Michigan, I was sad to find out that they

Meal Plan Monday – 2/22/16

Whew, I’ve been out of the meal plan habit for a couple of weeks. Nothing makes the start of a week feel better than being organized and having my meals

This Week’s Meal Plans – 1/11/16

One simple thing you can do to be sure your family is eating more Real Food is to plan out your meals. Personally, that means I map out a months’