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Blackened Salmon Over Cajun Zoodles {in 1 skillet!}

Here’s a Whole30 and keto version of a classic Cajun favorite — Blackened Salmon with Cajun Zoodles! This is a perfect meal when you forget to meal plan because it takes just 30 minutes and 1 skillet!

Fresh Paleo & Keto Lemon Curd (with dairy-free & non-keto options!)

This lusciously fresh Paleo and Keto Lemon Curd is made with fresh lemons and zest and lots of nourishing fats. The recipe includes dairy-free and non-keto options. Perfect as a base for dessert, spread on crepes or waffles, or eaten straight out of the jar!

5 Reasons Why I’m Using Alternative Sweeteners

I’ve been using alternative sweeteners, like erythritol, xylitol, and stevia extract for weight loss, to balance my blood sugar, and gut health. What made me go from turning my nose up at them to using them for my family and myself? Here are the 5 Reasons Why I’m Using Alternative Sweeteners.

Light ‘n Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting {that’s sugar-free too!}

Is there such a thing as sugar-free cream cheese frosting? Yes, it’s a low-carb, diabetic-friendly, Real Food option for adding that special touch to all your cakes and cupcakes! Using a cultured cream cheese makes this probiotic, too! [by Pamela Melby]

Sugar Alcohols: Are They Really Sugar’s Sweetest Alternative?

Sugar Alcohols: Are They Really Sugar’s Sweetest Alternative? | Learn what sugar alcohols are, how they differ from artificial sweeteners, like aspartame, and how to know if they’re right for your low-carb/keto sweetening needs. Great information for low-carb/keto lifestyles, Trim Healthy Mama, and anyone wanting to lose weight or balance blood sugar.

Instant Pot Mexican Beef Stew

No one cooks a good beef stew in 53 minutes! *Except I did*. And I gave it a smokey, spicy Mexican twist. Say goodbye to tough cuts of beef and long, slow cooking times with an easy Instant Pot Mexican Beef Stew! Suitable for Paleo, Primal, Whole30, and GAPS!

6 “Compromise” Foods I Keep In My Kitchen

Can I tell you a secret? I do not make everything from scratch. I keep some foods in my pantry, fridge, and freezer that may either shock you and cause you to think me a Real Foodie Fraud or relieve you because I’m somewhat normal. They make my life easier and make it more doable for me to feed my family whole foods. Here are the 6 “compromise” foods I keep in my Real Food kitchen.

Spicy Chipotle Kale Chips

Ever seen preteens scarf down an entire bunch of kale? One minute, the kale’s sitting there, all leafy and dark green; and the next minute, it’s just gone. These kale chips will allow you to perform the miracle of preteens eating their greens with delight!

6 FAST Real Food Meals — 30 Minutes or Less Hands-On Time!

What if I told you that you could have dinner on the table in less time than it takes to load everyone in the car and go through a drive-thru? It’s possible! I’ve assembled my six favorite, FAST Real Food meals. So grab your favorite menu planning tool (that’s pen and paper for me) and jot down these meals for this week! Congratulations! The problem of “What’s for dinner this week?” is solved. {For you Trim Healthy Mamas, I’ve included the meal types for each of these meals!}

6 Ways To Keep Meals Simple

6 Ways To Keep Meals Simple

Love the flavors of time-consuming gourmet dishes, but not the time-consuming part? Yeah, me either. I am all about simple. I hope that, by sharing my six ways to keep meals simple with you, I can help you narrow down the gazillion pinned and bookmarked recipes you’ve got that are just too complicated for you to make right now. For a new recipe to make it on our menu, it has to meet these six requirements for simple meals.