The Reading Corner: Avoiding Fake Foods

The Reading Corner is a periodic series where I share interesting articles from around the web plus must-read books.  Pull up a comfy chair and get ready for some fun and interesting reads!

For this Reading Corner, I’d like to share some great posts about the fake foods that we are inundated with in our supermarkets.  These aren’t real foods and should be avoided!  As I continue to delve further into the world of traditional, nourishing foods, it becomes more and more eye-opening as to the deception that is taking place in our modern, processed foods.  Buyer beware! [Read more…]

The Candy Cane Dilemma

Healthy treat

As a baton twirling instructor, I like to provide treats for my students at the end of a session, especially when it’s the holiday season.  However, as I have completely changed how I eat, it has really made me rethink what I give to my students.

My twirling classes are wrapping up this week and I like to have a short celebration at the end of the class before we take a break for a while.  I was at the store trying to decide what to bring for a treat for the girls.  I had a box of organic cookies in my hand, but just hated the thought of feeding them all of that highly processed, improperly prepared grains and sugar.  I remembered I had saved a few coconut flour cupcake recipes recently in Evernote and thought I should have just enough time to make some before my class in the afternoon. [Read more…]

Two Different Protein-Rich Breakfasts from One Set of Ingredients

Nicolette at Momnivore’s Dilemma is doing a great series on back-to-school protein-filled breakfasts and lunches.  I was happy to contribute a post about making two different breakfasts from the same set of ingredients.

Here’s a preview of the post:

I’ve been on the GAPS diet for about two months now and have really come to love having a protein- and veggie-filled breakfast each morning.  At first, when you decide to remove all grains from your diet, it’s hard to imagine what you’re going to have for breakfast!  So many of our typical breakfast staples, such as cereal, toast, and oatmeal, are grain-based.  I’d like to share with you, instead, two protein-rich breakfasts made from the same set of ingredients: sautéed veggies, sausage, and eggs.

Head on over to Momnivore’s Dilemma to read the rest!

This post is part of Real Food Wednesday and Pennywise Platter Thursday.