Almond Flour Biscuits | Roots & Boots

Almond Flour Biscuits (gluten and dairy free)

These gluten-free, dairy-free almond flour biscuits are packed with nutrition and simple to make.

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Blueberry Muffins | Roots & Boots

Blueberry Muffins (gluten and dairy-free)

Made with nutritious almond flour and free of refined sugar, these blueberry muffins will be a big hit at your house!

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Sauteed Baby Mushrooms

Sauteed Baby Mushrooms, Del Frisco’s Style

Mr. Native Texan loves a good steak.  Unfortunately, he’s been unable to find one that lives up to his standards here on the east coast. Back in Texas, good steaks practically grew on trees!  Del Frisco’s, located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth, was one of our favorite fancy steak houses. They also have…

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Pack a Plastic-Free Lunch with LunchBots Stainless Steel Containers

Pack a Plastic-Free Lunch with LunchBots Stainless Steel Containers

Remember the stainless steel, divided lunch containers I mentioned in My Ongoing Household Detox Resolution, Phase Three: Kitchenware?  In my efforts to pack a plastic-free lunch, we invested in a set of LunchBots containers.  We’ve been using them for several months years now, so I thought I’d do a little review… The verdict: We really like…

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Real Food Q&A: Should Raw Cheese be Organic?

This is the part of the program where Kathleen answers a reader’s question about Real Food… “Just because it’s raw doesn’t mean it’s organic?  The label should have both raw and organic?  I have been pondering this so I thought I’d ask since you posted about cheese.”   ~Teresa

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Sauteed Spinach with Bacon

Sauteed Spinach with Bacon

Did you catch yesterday’s post Project: Eat More Veggies?   This spinach recipe is on our new list… We love it with fish or chicken, or any meat really.  The boys will even eat it willingly if I chop it up and mix it with brown rice, and they’ve begun to choose this spinach as…

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Project: Eat More Veggies

Project Eat More Veggies

I recently decided that I’m tired of eating the same three or four vegetables in our family dinners. The boys would only (happily) eat peas, corn, carrots, sweet potatoes, and (not so happily) green beans. Technically, peas and corn don’t even count as vegetables!  They’re more like starches.  So are carrots and sweet potatoes, I guess,…

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GF pizza with goat cheese and local sausage

Gluten Free Pizza

In this post I will review our recent gluten-free experience at a local pizza joint (in Leesburg/Loudoun County, VA), as well as provide instructions for ordering an awesome GF crust online at a reasonable price.

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Paleo Hamburger Soup

Paleo Hamburger Soup with Beef and Veggies

This recipe for Hamburger Soup came from a good friend of mine. Picture a young newlywed, literally scribbling down a recipe as fast as possible in a grocery store 

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Homemade Ketchup

Homemade Crockpot Ketchup

This ketchup is one of the ingredients in Last Minute Meatballs, a new favorite around the Yankee Homestead. We actually went without ketchup for many months, using guacamole, hummus and mustards when we needed a condiment for dipping or spreading.  When I came across this recipe, I just had to try it!

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