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In Defense of Food

In Defense of Food

| September 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you are serious about your food journey, you must read In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan. Even if you’re not serious about the foods you eat, you should still read this book. It will change your view of what you eat and where it comes from. It will also make […]

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CSAs – Community Supported Agriculture

CSAs – Community Supported Agriculture

| September 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a whole new concept for me. It’s a great way to get fresh, locally grown produce on a weekly basis. What is Community Supported Agriculture? Some farms allow members of the community to purchase shares of produce. Shares are paid for in advance of the harvesting season and a share […]

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Two Weeks of Healthy Eating

Two Weeks of Healthy Eating

| September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

It has been two weeks since my husband and I spent the entire day watching a marathon of food documentaries. Those documentaries changed the way we view food and our relationship with it. Two weeks later we are still discovering new foods and experimenting with how to prepare them. Our juicer is getting a workout […]

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What About Meat?

What About Meat?

| September 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s been almost two weeks since I’ve made changes to my eating habits. As I mentioned in an earlier post, my goal is to eat whole or real foods. In my opinion, meat is considered a real food. Wait, let me rephrase that last statement. I don’t consider the poorly fed, antibiotic laden under exercised […]

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Comparative vs. Superlative Eating

Comparative vs. Superlative Eating

| September 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

When starting a new food journey, think in the comparative vs. the superlative. Thinking in the superlative on a daily basis is a recipe for failure. Years of poor eating choices and poor eating habits cannot be fixed overnight. It takes weeks, months and sometimes years of incremental changes. Looking at your daily food choices […]

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Don’t Mess with Mother Nature

Don’t Mess with Mother Nature

| September 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

There are some things man is not supposed to do. Screwing around with seeds is one of them. God created this earth perfectly the first go ‘round. There is no need to try to improve on perfection. If you have viewed any of the videos recommended on the About page (especially Food Matters and The […]

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Vegetarian, Vegan or Whole Food

Vegetarian, Vegan or Whole Food

| September 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

After filling my head with more information than I could stand, I decided it was time to do something. Before I go any further, here’s a tip; although we shared the titles of food documentaries in the About Real Food post, don’t do like I did and watch all of them over a period of […]

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Finding Real Food

Finding Real Food

| September 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Throughout this blog I’ll be using real food and whole food interchangeably. It is my opinion that most of the food found in the average grocery store isn’t real. It’s got more chemicals, preservatives and additives than real food. Let’s take Cool Whip for example. Wired magazine did an article about its ingredients. No sense […]

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