Fill Those Jars Friday: September 7, 2012

Fill Those Jars Friday BannerWelcome to Fill Those Jars Friday blog carnival!  I’m excited to see what everyone has to share today.

Eating real food means we have lots of jars to fill with all sorts of homemade goodies.  Today is when we share all sorts of real food recipes, tips, and thoughts to help each other fill our jars.

I’ll be choosing a few of my favorite posts each week to share for next week’s link up.  Be sure to check back and see if you were selected!

Just follow the instructions below before linking up your post.  Not a blogger?  No problem!  We’d all love to hear your ideas in the comments.

Fill Those Jars Friday Guidelines

1.  Real food only. – No artificial ingredients or processed food.  If you need help with the types of ingredients for your recipes and tips, you can read this guide put out by the WAPF.

2.  Link back to this post from your post. – This is a common courtesy at a blog carnival and helps share everyone’s posts.  Also be sure you use the actual URL of the post you are sharing here and not your homepage.

3.  Leave a comment. – We all want to hear about what you’re sharing in the comments.  Also be sure to check out the other blogs that have linked up.

Featured Posts

Here are a few of my favorite posts from last week:

Ham and Cheese Roll Ups – This recipe from Easy Natural Food looks like such a delicious yet easy dish to make.

Quinoa Loves Pizza CrustThe Coconut Mama has a quick and easy quinoa pizza crust for those of you who love the taste of quinoa!

The Cost of Nursing Your Sweet ToothSmall Footprint Family shared a terrific infographic displaying the cost of sugar.

1. Guess What? Organic Food is Healthier
2. Lets All Jump on the Health Food Band Wagon
3. How to Salvage Wormy Fruit & Maximize Harvest
4. Xanthan Gum, Im Not So Sure About You
5. Amazing Grain Free Black Bean Brownies
6. Identify And Harvest Edible Garden Weeds
7. How Gardening Can Change the World
8. Why We Should All Eat Locally Grown Food
9. Honeyed Bread and Butter Pickles (GAPS/SCD)
10. How to make fruit leathers
11. 3 “health” foods to avoid!
12. Thai Chicken Curry Soup
13. Low Sugar Pectin Vs. Regular Pectin Jelly
14. The Trick to Cutting Corn off the Ear
15. Secret Ingredient that Battles Stretch Marks!
16. Grain-Free Fried Chicken & Peaches!
17. Cheese Crackers {Gain Free & Nut Free}
18. WATER: Part 1, Intro on water quality
19. The Perfect Swiss Steak
20. Muscadine Jelly: yummy!
21. Interview w/Holistic Kid & Cauliflower Pizza
22. Honey Glazed Chicken (GAPS)
23. Guacamole and Batch Freezing Avocados
24. Mexican Stir Fry & Batch Cooking Black Beans
25. Apple Muffins – Very simple!
26. Italian Mini Frittatas
27. why Im doing GAPS for T2 diabetes
28. Granny: Make Your Own Ferment Jar Covers!
29. Granny: Real Food at Walmart
30. Lemon Honey Mustard Chicken
31. Rice with Yogurt
32. The Secret to Crunchy Pickles
This linky list is now closed.


  1. I shared a post about salvaging wormy fruit to get the most out of your harvest and reduce waste. Thanks for hosting!

  2. Thanks for hosting! I left the recipe for GAPS legal bread and butter pickles-

  3. Thanks for hosting, Mindy!

    I’ve linked up an article on three “health” foods to avoid.

  4. Foy Update says:

    The summer harvest is peaking and so is food preservation. I’m sharing a trick to cutting corn off the cob without making a mess and my side by side comparison of Low Sugar Pectin vs. the Traditional Pectin.

    Thanks for hosting!

    We just started a blog hop called Eat Make Grow and we are always looking for quality bloggers to submit their links.

    Stop on by if you get the chance:


  5. Renee says:

    Thanks for hosting :) I’m sharing how I take advantage of when avocados go on sale here to batch freeze them and my recipe for homemade guac. And a great Mexican stir fry to use the guac in!

  6. Linda says:

    Thanks for hosting! I shared a quick and tasty recipe for Apple Muffins.

  7. Running a little late this weekend :-) Thanks for the invite! This week I’m beginning an exploration of just how much Real Food we can find at Walmart … should be interesting! Also, I’ve shared my instruction on how to make covers for Fido, La Parfait and Pickl-It jars.

  8. Thanks for hosting! Today I shared Lemon Honey Mustard Chicken and Rice with Yogurt.
    Have a great week!

  9. Hi and thanks for hosting! This week I’m sharing my post The Secret to Crunchy Pickles. Learn the little secret to crunchy pickles our ancestral fermenters held as common knowledge!

    Have a great day!


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