Category Archives: Real Food Sourcing

Community Q&A: Favorite Places to Find Real Food Locally

Community Q&A: Favorite Places to Find Real Food Locally

We are a community of real foodies and it is always nice to be able to connect with others who share similar views and goals. I recently started a daily thread on my Facebook page asking you (as part of this community) what your favorite places are locally to find and buy real food inGet more »

5 Ways to Save Money on Real Food

5 Ways to Save Money on Real Food

The perception is that eating real food is expensive. It can be if you still shop at your local grocery store and big box stores. Why? Because most of those stores only carry smaller sizes of expensive items like coconut oil and olive oil. I have been eating unprocessed homemade food for a number ofGet more »

Got Real Milk?

Got Real Milk?

Got Real Milk? I picked up my 3 gallons of raw milk this past weekend and got a nice surprise. One of the gallons we purchased had a full 6 cups of cream on top! I have no idea how we got so lucky! There is nothing else like real milk – not even organic!Get more »

The Easiest Way to Make Odd Bits

The Easiest Way to Make Odd Bits

If you are new to real food cooking, then you may or may not be aware of the fact that we practice nose to tail eating; meaning eating the entire animal. Why? Two reasons: 1) it makes grass fed meat affordable and 2) waste not want not. Just like anything else, you will get economiesGet more »

Is Organic Milk Healthy? 4 Myths about Organic Milk

Is Organic Milk Healthy? 4 Myths about Organic Milk

  While it is true that organic milk doesn’t contain pesticides, antibiotics or growth hormones, there are some dirty little secrets about some organic milk brands that you probably don’t know. Going organic for most is a really good baby step and I commend those who have made it this far in their real foodGet more »

Sand Creek Raw Milk Dairy Farm Tour

Sand Creek Raw Milk Dairy Farm Tour

Our family has been consuming raw milk and cheese for a year now and I can’t rave enough about this milk. It is absolutely delicious and I use it to make kefir, butter and ice cream. As with anything else, we like our food unprocessed and milk is no exception. Why do we think rawGet more »

Weston A Price Wise Traditions Conference 2012 Roundup

Weston A Price Wise Traditions Conference 2012 Roundup

This past weekend I attended the Weston A. Price Wise Traditions Annual Conference in Santa Clara, California. If you aren’t familiar with the Weston A. Price Foundation, it is a not-for-profit which supports teaching people and organizations about traditional foods and preparation and how to safeguard traditional foods in our food supply. As a bloggerGet more »

How to turn any Recipe into a Real Food recipe

How to turn any Recipe into a Real Food recipe

This is the question I get most often. How do I turn my old favorite recipes into Real Food recipes? With a few simple purchasing changes and a little elbow grease on some homemade items, you can make your favorite recipes and I guarantee they will taste even better! There are of course exceptions toGet more »

Veal – Bad or Good?

Veal – Bad or Good?

If you follow the Homemade Mommy blog then you know that I am basically ingredient-driven. I like to have my ingredients on hand and that includes my meat. I buy my meat in bulk to save money but also to save time. As much as many real food bloggers talk about meal planning, this justGet more »

Real Food Sourcing Guide #1 – Local Produce

Real Food Sourcing Guide #1 – Local Produce

This is the first in our series of Real Food Sourcing Guides. I get a lot of questions from readers about where to buy food. My answers and tips are simple but it requires a shift in how we look at food purchases. Americans primarily purchase their food based on price not quality. Our foodGet more »

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