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Whenever I make pumpkin puree to make pumpkin pudding or another dish that requires this ingredient, I tend to make a lot and freeze it. I find this helpful because the process from start to finish takes at least two hours from slicing and removing the seeds, to baking, to cooling, to finally scooping out the …

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Can you believe it?  Thanksgiving is next week! If you need some last minute ideas for healthy Thanksgiving recipes to make and share, below are ten to consider for incorporation into your Holiday meal. Thanksgiving is a very special holiday for this blog, as it marks the anniversary of filming and posting videos of how to …

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One of my challenges as a Nutritional Therapist is getting people to think outside the box for what they can have for each meal of the day. Homemade broth for breakfast certainly fits the bill. This is especially important if we’re removing things like gluten or grains for a while. Because outside of eggs, there’s …

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Butterscotch is a delicious whole food confectionary that gained widespread popularity starting around the mid-1800’s as a flavoring for puddings, cookies, and other desserts like ice cream. Unfortunately, because one of the main ingredients of authentic butterscotch is, of course, butter, its popularity declined precipitously and in lockstep with other full fat foods as the hysterical …

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Switchel, also called Haymakers Punch, is a refreshing drink that originated in the Caribbean. It is a tasty, slightly effervescent beverage made of water mixed with vinegar, sweetened with molasses, and sometimes lightly flavored with ginger. Honey, brown sugar, or maple syrup are also used in various locally adapted versions. Switchel made its way from …

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I am so excited to add this amazing recipe for no knead einkorn sourdough bread to the catalog of Real Food creations on this blog! This particular recipe comes from Carla Bartolucci, one of the world’s foremost experts in the cultivation and traditional preparation of einkorn, the only nonhybridized form of wheat left on Planet Earth, …

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In the Western world, cottage cheese is nearly synonymous with dieting and all things related to the pursuit of skinny. The poster child for losing weight since the misguided lowfat dogma of the 1950’s took hold and escorted Westerners down a path to even greater weight and health challenges, cottage cheese is typically served with …