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’

This Week’s Meal Plan

Happy New Year Everyone! I’m going to keep things simple and get back to the basics. I am constantly reminded at how few of us REALLY, truly understand the power

A Few of my (current) Favorite Things!

Now that the weather is starting to change (at least here in Michigan) and the kids are back in school, I’m happy to have a little more available time for

New Fermented Cod Liver Oil Warnings

I’m back from my blog-free summer a little early to be sure you all have heard about the recent Fermented Cod Liver Oil mess. In the past, I have recommended

Tips to Help You Eat More Real, Whole Foods!

Okay, so this month we are focusing on eating more Real, Whole Food. For some of us, this isn’t TOO difficult on most days. But for others this is uncharted

One Simple Change: More Whole, Real Foods!

Happy May Everyone! I am hoping you will all join me as we embark on a new focus here around Real Food Eater… We’re going to do One Simple Change

Top Uses and Benefits of Peppermint Essential Oil

The following is a guest post from Heather Koenig of Essential Oils Living! She shares her top uses and benefits of Peppermint Essential Oil. Peppermint is one of the more

Tips for a Healthy Winter

My Facebook news feed is FULL of posts revealing sickness, flu, colds, bronchitis, etc. It seems like everyone is sick. Because of that I feel compelled to share what we

Frugal Real Food Meal Plans

If you’ve been following my Meal Planning series recently (see Step 1 and Step 2), then you know meal planning obviously takes some time and preparation. While making your plan

Meal Planning Step 2: Make a calendar

Okay, now that you have your recipe list made (see Meal Planning Step 1 if you haven’t already), now it’s time to plug them into a calendar. I’m a paper person,