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Instant Pot or Slow Cooker: Which Is Best For Bone Broth?

The Instant Pot or slow cooker… which is BEST for bone broth? What are the pros and cons of each for making nourishing broths that “gel” when cooled? Learn which is my favorite and why!

11 Things You’re Probably Not Packing In Your Kid’s Lunch… But You Should!

It’s easy to get stuck in lunch-packing rut during the school year. Here are 11 things you’re probably not packing in your kid’s lunch, but you should be! These are easy, nourishing, delicious, and help get out of the sandwich + chips routine! Plus, get my tips for prepping school lunches to make mornings less crazy!

What’s The Difference Between Collagen & Gelatin? (+ when & how to use them daily!)

Did you know collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body? Are collagen and gelatin another health food trend, or are they sticking around? Learn the difference between collagen and gelatin, plus when and how to use them both in daily life!

How We Eat Real, Organic Food Without Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, & Costco

When you live far from the big city, you don’t have regular access to organic or whole foods. What to do? That’s exactly the position my family is in, yet we continue to source real, organic food without Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, or Costco!

12 More Real Food Ingredient Swaps To Instantly Add Nutrition To Your Life

I know what it’s like to change the way you eat. I’ve “been there and done that”, so now I want to help you do it too! The easiest way I know of to change your family’s life and health is to start swapping ingredients, one at a time. Here are 12 Real Food ingredient swaps to get you started instantly adding nutrition to your life!

Swap This With That: 16 Ingredient Swaps To Instantly Add Nutrition To Your Life

The #1 question/blank stare I get from people is, “I want to do all this, but where do I start????” The simplest things you can do involve swapping ingredients — just exchange the unhealthy ones for healthier options. Here are 16 Real Food ingredient swaps to get you started and instantly add nutrition (like healthy fats, fiber-filled veggies, and pastured animal protein) to your life!

What If I Can’t Afford Organic Food?

I vividly remember my first trip to Whole Foods. The visions of organic coconut-rolled dates that were dancing in my head were crushed in about 45 seconds.

I bet I pushed my cart around for an hour, searching high and low, believing it was all somehow a mistake and that I would stumble upon the realistically priced food at any moment.
I think it’s a common misconception that if you’re not buying organic, pasture-raised, farmer’s market food, then the only alternative is processed crap.

That’s just not true. Continue reading if you’re feeling discouraged and guilty because you can’t afford organic food.

How To Get Picky Eaters To Pick Real Food

Dealing with picky eaters who won’t touch any of the nourishing Real Food you’re trying to serve? Here are my 14 tips for getting picky eaters to pick Real Food…hopefully without tantrums, fits, or pouty faces!

Want To Save Time In The Kitchen This Week? Do These Things TODAY!

I truly believe most families genuinely desire to change their lifestyle to incorporate more healthy, whole foods and meals made from scratch…However, they have one BIG legitimate concern: TIME. Learn the 14 things you can do today to save time in the kitchen this week!planning ahead. But those aren’t what you want to feed your family!

What I Buy From Trader Joe’s

Our first experience at Trader Joe’s was about six months ago, so it’s a fairly new thing for our family to shop there. The nearest TJ’s is about two hours away, which means we’re not making regular treks to this store…