What happened to Arrowhead Mills and Walnut Acres?

Arrowhead Mills Logo

So many family owned organic farms and food producers are being bought out by major food corporations and often the result is not good for us as consumers!  The story of the selling of Arrowhead Mills and Walnut Acres is … Continue reading →

Is Glyphosate (Monsanto’s Roundup) Used On Wheat?

ripe wheat stalks

Yesterday [November 13, 2014] I posted an article on Facebook that said many people’s issues with wheat digestion may be due to the poison sprayed on the crop rather than to true gluten intolerance. The post got quite a few … 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 →

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 →

Livestreamed Debate, Dec. 4th: “Don’t Eat Anything with a Face”

I just learned of a fascinating debate that will be livestreamed on December 4, 2013, 6:45 pm EST (5:45 pm Central).  The subject is “Don’t Eat Anything with a Face.” Here’s what the debate is all about, according to the … Continue reading →

Additions to Real Food Restaurants

I’ve added two burger restaurants to the Real Food Restaurants page—Elevation Burger and Burger Guys.  I’m still not sure these belong on a real food restaurants list, so I welcome your comments about your experiences eating at either one or … Continue reading →

Why you should support the Farm & Ranch Freedom Alliance!

Do you care about the quality of your food?  Do you care about the sustainability of farming and the health of our planet earth?  Do you want the freedom to choose your own foods?  Do you want our small family … 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 →

Toddlers have a great time at Healthyway Dairy!

What’s not to like about these photos–seven toddlers and their moms had a fun tour of Healthyway Dairy last week.  The children were especially lucky because there was a three-week old Jersey calf to play with, along with the chickens.  … Continue reading →

Eating genetically engineered corn causes obesity

A Cornucopia article about a possible cause of obesity caught my attention recently. Although I’ve read about many other problems with genetically engineered (GE) foods, this was the first I’d heard that they were associated with causing obesity. When I … Continue reading →