Why Women Find It Harder to Lose Weight Than Men! What We Can Do About It!

Man-sized steak and veggies

Women always seem to have more trouble losing weight than men!  I certainly find that to be true!  Several years ago, when I switched to a Real Food diet following the dietary guidelines of the Weston A. Price Foundation, I … Continue reading →

On the Real Food News Front – 8/8/14

Mug of bone broth and newspaper

I haven’t had time to publish any new posts this week, but I didn’t want to skip writing about the latest news.  Breakfast today was a cup of bone broth (by now, you should not be surprised!) and a banana … Continue reading →

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

Houston Chronicle and mug

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 →

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

CAFO Cows

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 →

Recipe: Home Cooked Beans Can Boost Your Food Budget

Bowl of pintos with shredded cheddar cheese

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 →

On the Real Food News Front – 7/17/14

Houston Chronicle and mug

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 →

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

French fries

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 →

Blueberry Banana Nut Bread

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 →

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

Produce at farmers market

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 →

Studies show that diabetes can be prevented and even reversed naturally

Patient files

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 →