egg nog

Egg Nog for the Whole Family

Delicious Egg Nog For such a simple, quick, treat; egg nog packs a punch of nutrition! As a child, this thick and syrupy milk was gross. But as a mom, I enjoy making this treat throughout the year as a snack. It’s full of proteins and fats, as well as beneficial microbes -if your milk […]

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Vinegar & Honey candy

Honey and Apple Cider Vinegar Candy

Honey and Apple Cider Vinegar Candy Growing up in the south, we are raised with treats such as peanut brittle and pecan pralines. A few years ago, I began to experiment with honey and apple cider vinegar by changing a recipe to include these simple and healthier ingredients.  Some of our friends’ kids have nut […]

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The Dream Starts Here

Dreams To Build Homes for Seniors & Orphans

Dreams that will Make a Better World Sometimes we can look back and see there is purpose in the pain we’ve been through. Our family has been a part of helping so many foster children and orphans, and it changed us. After losing our first foster son to cancer, we have dreams of helping as […]

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Easy potatoes and avocado

It is Easy to Eat Well; Potatoes and Avocado

Easy Potato Dish One of the reasons I wrote Real Food Recovery cookbook, is because many people tell me it is not easy to cook or eat well. As a mom of 4+ kids, it took years to figure out how to spend less time in the kitchen and more with my kids and foster […]

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Kids Without a Parent Need Real Food

Kids Deserve Good Food Life is full of unexpected gifts. It is tough, and passion work is certainly not easy. But these kids without a parent inspire me to persevere. There are beautiful things happening at Real Food Recovery. Yes, we sell my to afford our efforts, but only bits of information, recipes and taste […]

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Graduation Blues with my son

Graduation Blues and Autism

Graduation Blues This is a tough one but written to honor autism moms all over the world. Our family will not be celebrating a graduation this year. When my son was born in 2000, it was really cool.  We talked about how every monumental marker for his life was easily identifiable as a millennium baby. […]

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Get a real food recovery cookbook to heal and help orphans

Donate to Orphans, Get Better with Real Food Recovery Cookbook

Donate to Orphans There are a lot of non-profit organizations in the world doing good. Real Food Recovery is certainly one of them. If you want 100% of your donations to go to real food for foster kids/ orphans, consider partnering with our efforts.  If you would like to have a simple, encouraging book/ cookbook […]

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BEER

Beer Talk; Is it healthy or just a bar drink?

Is Beer Healthy? Fermented beer sounds healthy. When I ask a few questions and tour a few places to understand it better, it’s the same as our food sources.  Some are careful to use the cleanest barley and hops, while some just ferment. I’ve been around the block a few times. The challenge is that […]

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