Real Food

7 Best Places to Shop for Real Food Pantry Staples

When I first began to overhaul my family’s diet, I had absolutely no idea where to shop for real food pantry staples. 

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How to Freeze Bell Peppers | Roots & Boots

How to Freeze Bell Peppers

Wondering how to freeze bell peppers for future use?  It’s easier than you might think.

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How to put Meal Planning on Autopilot | Roots & Boots

How to Put Meal Planning on Autopilot

Wouldn’t you love to put meal planning on autopilot?

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Soaked Oatmeal | Roots & Boots

Soaked Oatmeal with Blueberries and Almond Butter

This soaked oatmeal is a staple at my house.

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Pumpkin Chocolate Cookies | Roots & Boots

Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Fall is in the air, which of course makes us want to bake all sorts of pumpkin goodies.  Here’s a healthy version of one of my all-time favorite pumpkin treats: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies.

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Apple Sandwiches | Roots & Boots

Kid-Friendly Lunch Idea: Apple Sandwiches

Fun, tasty and healthy, apple sandwiches are the ultimate #momwin.

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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes | Roots & Boots

Roasted Cherry {or Grape} Tomatoes

We’re harvesting tomatoes like crazy around here!  If you happen to have an abundance of grape or cherry tomatoes, may I suggest an easy and delicious remedy?

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Canning Diced Green Chiles

Canning Diced Green Chiles

Canning diced green chiles has been on my list for the last few years.  Last year, I canned green chiles from the farmer’s market.  This year I’m super pumped to be canning diced green chiles from my own garden!

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Fresh Basil Pesto

Fresh Basil Pesto

There’s just something magical about pesto. It’s a simple combination that packs a powerful punch. From pasta to soup to eggs to veggies to sandwiches, fresh basil pesto adds a little extra zip. 

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Honey Sweetened Blueberry Jam Without Pectin

Honey Sweetened Blueberry Jam Without Pectin

Let’s can some honey sweetened blueberry jam!

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