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Quick Broccoli Greens Soup (Paleo – Dairy, Grain & Gluten Free)

Growing up, my dad made delicious broccoli cheese soup, and I cherished the recipe even after I left the house for college and the real world. Fast forward to now – I’m committed to a real food diet, one that includes as many nourishing foods and as few processed foods as possible.  His recipe includes chicken bouillon cubes and Velveeta cheese, which are definitely not on the approved list.  On top of...

Real Food for a Year

Let’s see, a little over a year ago, I made a commitment to change the way my family eats.  To support the people in my community that are trying to produce food the right way.  To be the change I want to see in the world.  Real food became my new passion, in other words.  I signed up for a bajillion real foodie blog feeds.  I read all the reasons why I should choose raw dairy,...

Fresh Herbs – Worth Your Thyme!

I’ve come to the conclusion that herbs make everything better. I started growing herbs on my apartment balcony about 12 years ago.  I have always been fascinated by them and love their smells, but it took me several years to really figure out how to incorporate these herbs into our meals. If you are a beginner gardener, herbs are a great place to start.  Herbs are forgiving.  They are easy...

Happy New Year and Resolutions for 2013

I’ll be honest, folks, I am not usually the kind to push myself into making New Year’s Resolutions, much less keeping them. However, maybe it’s all the real food I’ve been eating over the last six months or so – but I’m feeling resolute on this eve of 2013.  I confess, over the last couple weeks and particularly this last one, I’ve fallen off the wagon and...
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