Is Cassava Flour a Good Substitute for Wheat Flour?

Manioc / cassava cross-section

I’ve been intrigued by the recipes I’ve been seeing on the Internet that substitute cassava flour for wheat flour.  The recipes are intended to provide wheat substitutes for followers of the paleo diet and for people who are avoiding gluten. … Continue reading →

Nutty Granola – Grain-free, Paleo and Raw

Paleo Granola with Blueberries

I have always loved granola!  It’s crunchy, fruity, and delicious.  However, the recipe I made many, many years ago had lots of oats, unsoaked nuts & seeds and processed vegetable oil.  So, I stopped eating granola.  Anyway, It isn’t as … Continue reading →

Partners in Paleo – a new restaurant in the Houston area

My husband and I just visited a new (only open two weeks) restaurant for lunch yesterday.  The food was very tasty (I ate every bite of my lunch and sampled my husband’s potatoes too), and, best of all we didn’t … Continue reading →

North Carolina targets nutrition blogger; it’s not enough to have a disclaimer

I’m a REAL FOOD, health, and nutrition blogger, so this story really hit me hard.  Blogger Steve Cooksey is diabetic and when he found no relief from conventional treatment, he determined to try another way–a strict, very low-carb, paleo diet–and, so … Continue reading →

Sardine Butter Sandwich

If you love sardines and butter (and I do!) then you will really like this recipe.  It’s quick and easy but it’s also REAL FOOD.  I found this recipe in a gem of a cookbook bargain, on sale at Half Price … Continue reading →

10 Grain-Free Dinners on a Budget from Holistic Kid

Holistic Kid’s post about healthy dinners on a budget caught my eye, and I wanted to share it with you.  She has some really good suggestions to fill out a meal without breaking the bank.  Her meals include lots of veggies, … Continue reading →