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On the Real Food News Front – 07-24-14

Good morning! It’s Thursday news time at Real Food Houston. I’ve had my cup of homemade chicken broth and a banana cocoa smoothie for breakfast (today with raw milk and 2 egg yolks), followed by a cup of Dandy Blend … Continue reading

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We Simply Can’t Avoid the True Cost of Cheap Food!

In the U.S. we spend less of our household budget on food than any other county in the world.  We only spend about 6.9% of our household income on food.  What do other countries spend on food?  Here are a … Continue reading

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Recipe: Home Cooked Beans Can Boost Your Food Budget

I love beans, especially pinto beans, and home cooked beans are absolutely the best!  In fact, if you have only eaten canned or commercially cooked beans in the past, you are in for a real treat if you try these … Continue reading

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On the Real Food News Front – 7/17/14

I know it’s not still morning, but while reading my newspaper today, I did have a cup of homemade chicken bone broth.  Chicken is my favorite broth, but I have made broths from beef, pork, chicken, duck, and goose bones.  … Continue reading

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The Real Reason McDonald’s French Fries Taste Good, and It’s Not Because They Use Real Food!

If you think McDonald’s French fries taste good because they are real food, take a look at these exposés from Wired.com, Care2, and Food Babe.  Today’s Wired.com article prompted me to do some research about those famous fries.  Although I … Continue reading

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Blueberry Banana Nut Bread

Here in Houston, blueberries are in season, and I love blueberries!  They have always been my favorite berry and one of my overall favorite fruits.  I eat them with my homemade Nutty Granola and raw milk, in smoothies, in homemade … Continue reading

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New Page on Real Food Houston – Where to Find Nutritious Food and Non-Toxic Products

For quite a while I have been collecting resources for healthy food and personal care products, as well as for sources of information on a variety of nutrition and health topics. I have recently published the first page of my … Continue reading

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Studies show that diabetes can be prevented and even reversed naturally

Several years ago when I began my journey to better health through an improved diet, I frequently had the jitters after eating, especially after breakfast.  At the time, I thought it was probably due to too much caffeine.  I had … Continue reading

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Nutritious Food is the Focus at the WAPF Nutrition and Health Conference

Wow!  It’s hard to believe it’s over.  We just completed the Houston Regional Wise Traditions Conference sponsored by the Weston A. Price Foundation.  We had been anticipating it for so long, we thought it would never come, but finally it … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie made with Raw Cream and Lard Crust

We all have our favorite pumpkin pie recipes. Here is the one we had with our Thanksgiving dinner.  This version is made with healthier ingredients, like raw cream, unrefined organic sugar, organic spices, and a lard pie crust. Although I … Continue reading

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