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Real Food Pantry Staples: Vinegar

Real Food Pantry Staples: Vinegar

Keeping your pantry stocked with certain real foods stapled ensures you are able to make tasty and nutritious meals for your family. In this series I will share with you some of the pantry staples that will make cooking real food easier and flavorful and […]

Lemon Mustard Fish Cakes 

Lemon Mustard Fish Cakes 

We are lucky enough to have a neighbor who loves to fish, but doesn’t like fish. Whenever he catches anything he brings it over for us to have. Who can say no to free freshly caught fish? Not me! Except for the gutting and cleaning. […]

How to recognize REAL food versus edible non-food…

How to recognize REAL food versus edible non-food…

In his popular book on food, Michael Pollan advised to “eat food, mostly plants, not too much.” This simplistic advise encapsulates most of the food philospohy that a real food diet does. Except for maybe the focus on eating not too much. When we are […]

Eating real food on the road…

Eating real food on the road…

This week I’ve been away from home visiting my in-laws. I always find it harder to eat healthy and real while away from my own kitchen. Don’t get me wrong, I have access to a kitchen, but it’s not mine and it doesn’t have the […]

5 tips to eat real food for less…

5 tips to eat real food for less…

Eating real food doesn’t have to be expensive, I have learned to do it for a family of 6 on about £60-90 a week (including toiletries and other household goods). Since my husband was unemployed for a long time and I had to cut down […]

5 simple habits for a healthier eating lifestyle…

5 simple habits for a healthier eating lifestyle…

  Eating healthy doesn’t have to be complicated or restrictive. Often when we think of eating healthier we think of restricting ourselves. No more chocolate, no more cake and cookies, no more eating after 9pm, no snacks, no meat, no carbs. no sugar…The list of […]