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How to Make Cornbread Dressing

How to Make Cornbread Dressing

There are only a handful of dishes that define holiday dinners in the south and cornbread dressing is one of them. There are a million different variations but when you get down to the core, the basic recipe is pretty much the same. Sauteed aromatics, crumbled cornbread, spices, and a moistening agent. Once you get ...

Cauliflower and Sausage Skillet

Cauliflower and Sausage Skillet

Cauliflower has never been part of our normal vegetable rotation. It’s one of those veggies that really didn’t catch my attention but not because I thought it tasted bad. I’ve always thought it was sort of boring, bland, with no personality. When I decided to cut back on wheat products, I gave cauliflower another look ...

Journey to Real Food Week 5: Try a New Veggie

Journey to Real Food Week 5: Try a New Veggie

    This week’s goal is to try a new fresh vegetable. Go to your local grocery store or farmers market and buy something you’ve never tried to cook before. I know it can be intimidating to try something new but this is how you figure out what you and your family like and what you ...

Journey to Real Food Week 4 – Stock Your Spice Pantry

Journey to Real Food Week 4 – Stock Your Spice Pantry

If you want to want to cook tasty flavorful food that doesn’t leave you craving salty processed food,  a good spice collection is essential.  You don’t necessarily need a cabinet full of spices, but there a few that I would recommend. 15 Spices and Dried Herbs Everyone Should  Have Thyme – is an herb used alot in european cooking. ...

5 Food Vloggers You Should Be Watching

5 Food Vloggers You Should Be Watching

One of my dreams for this blog is to add video content for some of my recipes. While I’m learning the art of video, there are a handful of vloggers that I look to for inspiration. Not only do they have great recipes, they make shooting video seem accessible and possible for all of us ...

Journey to Real Food Week 3 – Plan 3 Simple Meals

Journey to Real Food Week 3 – Plan 3 Simple Meals

The baby step for this week is to plan 3 meals in advance. This is for those of you that are currently planning meals on the fly like most people.  A lot of drive thru runs happen because no fore thought was put into planning a meal. Since dinner is usually the most hectic meal of the day, let’s start with that one. This is ...

Journey to Real Food Week 2 – Visit A Farmers Market

Journey to Real Food Week 2  – Visit A Farmers Market

  Journey to Real Food Week 2 – Visit a Farmer’s Market The baby step for this week is to shop at a farmer’s market in your community. Farmers markets are great places to find fresh real food. Many times you can find just picked locally grown fruits and vegetables as well as farm fresh eggs and dairy, ...