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Whole/Real Foods

A Grace Filled Approach to a Healthier Lifestyle

By Ashley Roe, Contributing Writer When I got married about five years ago, my idea of healthy living consisted of eating anything low fat or junk masquerading as so called health food. I knew it was a good idea to exercise but rarely did it and I thought those diet sodas in my fridge were actually… Read More

Get canning!

By Rachel, Contributing Writer Alright gals…whether you are an avid canner, have never canned before, or just need a little encouragement to get back into this amazing homemaking art, this post is for you! I am slightly biased…I love canning.  It is a wonderful way to make the most of produce when it is in season… Read More

Tangy Summer Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

By Rachel, Contributing Writer Hello again!  Stuck in a meal rut or just had one too many big meals with friends and family? Don’t get me wrong, summer barbeques are both tons of fun and quite delicious.  But if you’re anything like me, you go back for one too many servings of whatever your vice is… Read More

The Truth About Sugar: Why We Need to Cut Back

A discussion of whole foods doesn’t get very far without first addressing grains, and then sugar. Yes, sugar is a “natural” food but our white sugar we eat is highly processed and refined just like white flour. Just like the refining process for wheat, when sugar is refined from sugar cane and sugar beet, 99.9% of it’s… Read More

The Truth About Grains: White vs. Whole Wheat

During my Real foods Explained series, I have shared my journey to whole foods, what a whole/real foods diet is, and 4 benefits to eating whole foods. Now I would like to transition into some more practical topics of what it means to be a whole foods diet. Before starting on my whole foods journey… Read More

Freezer Cooking Resources

The way that I freezer cook is by buying a whole month’s worth of groceries and doing a marathon day of cooking and then enjoying those homemade meals all month long from my freezer. Some months I get busy and just end up with the stapels in my freezer i.e. rice, beans, spaghetti sauce, bread… Read More

How To Save Money Freezer Cooking

Freezer cooking is a wonderful tool to use to save money, spend less time in the kitchen, and create tasty healthy food. When I began freezer cooking, my world was turned upside down. I found this little cookbook one fateful day at Barnes & Noble, and my cooking has never been the same! Freezer Cooking… Read More

Freezer Cooking Methods

Freezer cooking can be intimidating to those who don’t know how to do it. Doing one big grocery shop and then spending 10 hours in the kitchen can seem like MORE work if you aren’t familiar with the process. But really, whether you use a cookbook, website to help, or just wing it yourself, freezer cooking is supposed… Read More

An Introduction to Freezer Cooking

My introduction into freezer cooking all began with a cookbook I stumbled upon in Barnes & Noble on fateful night and suddenly my cooking life changed. I had never really heard of freezer cooking before and certainly had never tried it before. Freezer cooking can take on many different forms. It can mean cooking double… Read More

Once a Month Cooking {Book Review}

Freezer cooking has changed my life. Seriously. I work full time plus have a 45 minute commute both ways. I get home close to 6 each night and THEN have to cook dinner. It’s such a hassle and I like to cook unlike some people. Well my cooking world was turned upside down last year when I discovered a little… Read More