Category Archives: Real Food Challenge

A Simple Dinner: Pot Roast

Pot Roast was one of my favorite dinners growing up. I think it mainly had to do with potatoes. I love potatoes. Opps! No potatoes in this one. I didn’t have any on hand, so when they guys sent me … Continue reading

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Zucchini Relish

In the winter of 2008 I discovered blogs. There was a great deal of wonderful information that was being shared and it was great (still is!) I came across a blog called Homesteading in Maine and that is where I … Continue reading

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Making Brown Sugar

Ever since I saw a post about making brown sugar over at Chiot’s Run back in February 2010 I have been making my own. What a neat thing and how easy! That is one of the things I like most … Continue reading

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Crustless Quiche

I used to make crustless quiche a lot when I had a local source for eggs. The local egg source disappeared and I got out of the habit is making the quiche. This is a very easy recipe and one … Continue reading

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Keeping it Simple: Breakfast

Homemade yogurt – local raw milk Peach Sauce – local, not organic Walnuts – not local, organic Ground Flax Seed -not local, organic A mixture again. Local, not local. Organic, not organic. A very healthy breakfast. A very quick breakfast. … Continue reading

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Keeping it simple; Breakfast

Sometimes there isn’t time to make eggs for breakfast. Days like this I turn to something a bit more simple. This time it was homemade bread, toasted and some of my mom’s raspberry jam and some fruit. Another easy breakfast … Continue reading

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Real Food Roundup Week 2

I was just over at Not Dabbling in Normal reading their week 2 review of the Real Food Challenge. I always find it inspirational  to read what others are doing in their challenge and how we each have different goals … Continue reading

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What’s for dinner? Pumpkin, Turkey and Brown Rice

Sometime dinner can get interesting. This time it was “interesting, good” (versus “interesting, bad” In the spirit of eating out of the freezer I pulled out two containers of pumpkin.   I already had some thawed turkey in the fridge and … Continue reading

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My version of “fried rice”

I laugh when I think of this, but when I was growing up and we went to a Chinese Restaurant to eat I always ordered Fried Rice. Combo fried rice, pork fried rice, chicken fried rice. If my parents let … Continue reading

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Where does my food come from?

There are a few things I think about when I am buying food or cooking a meal.  As part of the Real Food Challenge I thought it would be a good idea to write about them. Local food – where … Continue reading

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