Real Food Wednesday 5/18/11

May 18, 2011 · 91 comments


It’s that crazy time of the week when you entice us with your links and comments to go check out your blogs and your great REAL FOOD WEDNESDAY tips and ideas or recipes!  (Visit that link if you’re new and want to learn more about this blog carnival.)  Remember, if you’re a blogger, you’ll draw some good traffic to your site by participating!  (This is how I built up my traffic in the beginning.)


1.  It’s not easy for me to catch them all on my own, and I’d really like everyone to play fair, so if you see any posts that don’t link back to this post (blog carnival etiquette you know!), can you email me please?  If you don’t know how, I explain it at this REAL FOOD WEDNESDAY link.  (I hate playing hardball and removing links, so let’s all be good to the others who are bringing more traffic to your blogs with their links by doing the same, OK?) 

2.  Also, PLEASE let me know if you see a recipe posted that is blatantly not Real Food.  Someone who is striving and on the journey is one thing (as we all are), but if it’s really bad (canned bread, Velveeta, margarine, Egg Beaters, unfermented soy or any other fake food), please tell me so I can remove it.  (If I’ve removed your post, I hope there are no hard feelings, but people come to this post for Real Food ideas, and I don’t want to disappoint.)

3.  I hope you’ll retweet and stumble this post and also any sites you visit – this will get more exposure to all of us, thank you!

4.  Don’t have a blog?  We still want to hear from you!  Please leave your tips or recipes in the comments.

Thank you!

You’re up, and we can’t wait to see your stuff!

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    1 Amanda Rose May 18, 2011 at 12:43 am

    Hi Kelly. I shared a little secret bone broth bonanza. I have had the same batch of bones in my crock pot and have had *gelatin* from those *same* bones for 12 days now. That’s nearly two weeks of bone broth from the same bones. Mmmm. The crock pot is still on…


    2 Denise @ Creative Kitchen May 18, 2011 at 12:46 am

    Hi Kelly,

    This week I’m sharing an EASY Chocolate Mousse & A Love Story! In celebration of my anniversary, I shared how hubby and I met in the Navy 21 years ago and the rough seas we had to navigate when we first got together….war, long distance romance, reunited love, etc.

    Hope you have a GREAT week!!


    3 Butterpoweredbike May 18, 2011 at 12:46 am

    Hang on, what happened to my beautiful snow? Oh well, rhubarb is coming up strong in the garden, better make the best of it with my super simple grilled Rhubarb Onion Relish.


    4 Aimee May 18, 2011 at 12:55 am

    Thank you, Kelly! I’m sharing the meal I made last night and calling it Salsa Supper. It’s a loose recipe for a one-dish meal that is flexible and tasty.


    5 Anne May 18, 2011 at 1:33 am

    Whew! It has been a while…. Hopefully I remembered how to link up :) Shared a children’s book we read today that made me think of you Kelly! We’re on GAPS so not drinking milk, but we just found a source so we can start making our own yogurt. Slowly but surely…. :)


    6 Stanley Fishman May 18, 2011 at 2:43 am

    Hi Kelly! My post today is about the world’s best mineral supplement – bone broth.


    7 hellaD May 18, 2011 at 3:35 am

    I have missed a couple weeks but good to be back, thanks for hosting again Kelly. We were recently in Portland Oregon and are just delighted with the diverse number of food carts there! Of course many of them were vegan or gluten-free, which wasn’t quite what I was looking for, being on the GAPS diet, but there were plenty of International and home cooked traditional foods. Seems to be a really great way to boost a local economy, similar to the underground market clubs that are springing up all over the place.


    8 Jill May 18, 2011 at 5:44 am

    HI Kelly,
    I shared my delicioius grilled grass fed tri tip roast and two articles.


    9 Primal Toad May 18, 2011 at 5:45 am

    I submitted a lovely post on 3 must have kitchen gadgets. I own 2 and am buying the other one next week! Two of them are bound to save you a ton of money and hassel ;)


    10 Kristia@Family Balance Sheet May 18, 2011 at 6:48 am

    I posted a recipe for a hearty little snack or lunch, Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Muffins.

    thanks for the link-up.


    11 Renee @ Loca-Faces May 18, 2011 at 6:59 am

    This week I shared my latest attempt to get a productive summer veggie garden in my yard – complete with lots of photos ! This was my big project over the last year.


    12 Laurie May 18, 2011 at 7:43 am

    Thanks for hosting, Kelly. Today I shared a post on how I used an extra kombucha scoby to cure my son’s cradle cap. I’m sure those of use who brew kombucha have wondered what to do with excess scobys. I suspect it would help with regular dandruff, too. Strange, but true. :-)


    13 Megh May 18, 2011 at 7:59 am

    Thanks for hosting! I’ve put up my thoughts on, and recipe for, salmon ceviche.


    14 FarmgirlCyn (Cindy) May 18, 2011 at 8:15 am

    Oops! I am #31 AND #32! Maybe you could, um…fix that?
    I LOVE Real Food Wednesdays….always so much fun to see what others around the world are cookin’ up in their kitchen!



    15 Soli @ I Believe In Butter May 18, 2011 at 8:25 am

    Happy Wednesday all. This week I have one of my most favorite foods which is easy to make and soooo good. Gravlax!


    16 Lisa @ Happy in Dole Valley May 18, 2011 at 8:37 am

    I shared our recipe for apple nut muffins. Enjoy! :)


    17 Sarah Smith May 18, 2011 at 8:40 am

    Hi Kelly,
    I’ve linked to a post describing some unexpected GAPS diet results and a recipe for shredded beef taco salad. Thanks for hosting!


    18 Jill @ The Prairie Homestead May 18, 2011 at 8:46 am

    Got a little rant-y in my post today! I’m talking about the REAL reason I choose to eat whole foods. And, it’s not what you think! ;)

    Thanks for hosting Kelly!


    19 jenna Food WIth Kid Appeal May 18, 2011 at 8:47 am

    Thanks for hosting Kelly. Eat to Learn has concluded for the year, phew. What a huge ambitious program. And successful. Fresh fruit consumption was up 14% and raw broccoli up 80%! From just a few minutes of content on morning announcements for 7 months. It is possible to teach kids to eat fruits and vegetables in the school environment with minimal exposure instruction. If you have time, please stop by and leave a comment on my post. I’m hoping the piece will be read by district peeps, it would be nice for them to read many comments of support and awe! Who knows, maybe more schools will adapt this programming in the future. With a bunch of “i wish my school would do this for my kids’ would go a long way. Thanks in advance :) -Jenna


    20 Mindy @ The Purposed Heart May 18, 2011 at 8:54 am

    Hi Kelly! Thank you for hosting RFW!

    I am sharing a recipe for homemade chicken nuggets. So easy and yummy and much healthier than frozen or fast food!

    Thanks again,


    21 Lorraine May 18, 2011 at 9:08 am

    Spring is the time for rhubarb and it’s featured in my Rhubarb Cream Tart.


    22 Michelle at Openeyehealth May 18, 2011 at 9:12 am

    Thanks for hosting, Kelly! I shared a mango, peach, & spinach drink that’s really easy to make :)


    23 Rachel (Girl In An Apron) May 18, 2011 at 9:25 am

    Love this blog carnival! Thank you for allowing me to share my recent favorite meal: NC scallops with a side of historic scallop symbolism and nutritional info. Have a great week!


    24 Shanon Hilton May 18, 2011 at 9:38 am

    First time posting on your site – it’s a great idea. I’ve put up an article about finding intestinal health. Thanks!


    25 Shanon Hilton May 18, 2011 at 9:42 am

    Sorry, I entered the name of the first link (#54) incorrectly, #55 is correct.


    26 Ashley May 18, 2011 at 9:47 am

    Hi RFW gang!

    This week I share about my first time cooking morels, I guess this is really my first foraged food.

    Have a great week!



    27 Andrea (From Seed to Stomach) May 18, 2011 at 9:49 am

    Hi Kelly!
    My last post includes 2 recipes for artichokes. 1 stuffed. 1 smothered in garlic and olive oil with a delicious dipping sauce. Just couldn’t make up my mind. Glad I didn’t, because they both came out awesome in my new pressure cooker! Thanks for hosting!


    28 escxtdeksmg October 20, 2011 at 10:07 am
    29 Shanon Hilton May 18, 2011 at 9:55 am

    Paleo Brownies: a recipe reworked from my childhood. They are grain-free, dairy-free and use honey and dates as sweeteners, and they are delicious! Let me know what you think!


    30 dani May 18, 2011 at 9:59 am

    I added my recipe for cheddar and jalapeno stuffed burgers. Thanks for hosting!


    31 Jennie@ Pure Homemaking May 18, 2011 at 10:00 am

    Today I am sharing a recipe for Guilt Free Chicken Nuggets. A wonderful alternative to the nasty chicken nuggets you can buy frozen or at the drive through. Freeze up a big batch to have on hand! Thanks for hosting Kelly!


    32 Joanna May 18, 2011 at 10:11 am

    I’m sharing a super easy snack recipe – you don’t need any special equipment and it only has a few ingredients – including lots of healthy fat!


    33 Melissa @ Dyno-mom May 18, 2011 at 10:16 am

    This carnival is so much fun, thanks for hosting it, Kelly! I am sooo excited this week. I have worked very hard to develop an Idiot Proof Sourdough recipe that is tall (NOT flat), light, fluffy, tender and mild. It is waaay easy to bake a perfect sourdough loaf with no commercial yeast and no white flour. Try it!


    34 Lee (Well Fed Family) May 18, 2011 at 10:17 am

    No recipe this week but rather a discussion about real food. The USDA dietary guidelines have seeped into the most alarming places – we need to spread the word on what healthy living REALLY means!


    35 Kristen May 18, 2011 at 10:27 am

    This is my second post. Made this delicious Chickpea Noodle Soup this weekend, a healthy vegetarian soup with Persian flavors. Had to share!


    36 Tina (PinayInTexas) May 18, 2011 at 10:50 am

    Hi Kelly! Linking up my Banana Rolls for this week.
    Have a nice Wednesday everyone!


    37 Jenn V. May 18, 2011 at 11:05 am

    #75 – Continuing the series on Non-Toxic Personal Care, today I began discussing haircare. Important topic, especially for us ladies. (And very important to teach our kids and teens!)


    38 simplychele May 18, 2011 at 11:51 am

    Hi, Ladies! Today we link over to our post on yogurt making. I have made yogurt in the home for several years now..and a few methods stick out as my favorites. Hope you find our experience helpful.
    Thanks for all your wonderful shares (and for hosting) it is great to read all your beautiful blogs.


    39 Belinda @zomppa May 18, 2011 at 11:59 am

    Another wonderful list of goodies I must try. Zomppa Lena shares some food from Arab-Latino immigrant culture in the U.S.


    40 Beth May 18, 2011 at 12:31 pm

    I’ve started making sour cream using fresh cream and milk kefir grains.

    I can’t wait ’til “rest time” to sit and go through this week’s recipes!


    41 Kimberly Hartke May 18, 2011 at 2:01 pm

    Today I share about a documentary film project which will blow the lid off the prevailing wisdom of modern societies. By digging deep into the subject. one American journalist is unearthing The Perfect Human Diet.

    A Canadian farmer’s recent feeding experiment proves the filmmakers point.

    Real foodies! Please join for our weekly Weekend Gourmet blog carnival every Monday!


    42 lydia May 18, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    Hey Kel – thanks again for hosting! Put up a post to inspire folks on their transition into real food!!


    43 Donna Bauman May 18, 2011 at 3:32 pm

    Hi Kelly,
    I’ve been getting lots of greens in my CSA food box lately and so today I brought out the dehydrator to make my own kale chips… and boy are they not only tasty but also really easy to make! Check out the link to see how I did it!


    44 Karen May 18, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    Hi, Kelly. Thanks so much for hosting an awesome blog carnival! So many recipes; so little time! This week I’m sharing my recipe for gluten-free (grain-free) red enchiladas. We think they taste as good as the authentic version. Easy recipe!


    45 Lori @ Laurel of Leaves May 18, 2011 at 5:36 pm

    Thanks for all the real food recipes! I’ve shared a recipe for Orange Fennel Quinoa Salad. :-D


    46 One Wellness May 18, 2011 at 5:40 pm

    #91 is a great resource for parents of young children who are struggling with Dinner Time Tantrums.


    47 Be Well May 18, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    Thanks for all the great real food recipes! #92, Be Well is where you’ll find a simple recipe for Flax Crackers! They’re so good! Everyone become followers of Be Well so I can look at and follow all of your blogs too!


    48 Tressa @ Hecka-Good Recipes May 18, 2011 at 7:33 pm

    I am so behind the game today! I am sharing a recipe for Gluten and Dairy Free Banana CocoNutella Crepes. So delicious! :)


    49 Jenny May 18, 2011 at 8:28 pm

    Posting about my first taste of homegrown, GRAIN and SOY FREE, milk fed pastured pork. YUMMY!


    50 Meg May 18, 2011 at 8:32 pm

    Better late than never! I’ve shared a recipe for a delicious cream of carrot soup. Thanks, Kelly!


    51 Marelie May 18, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    Hi Kelly,
    thanks for hosting.Its nice to be back here.


    52 Rivki Locker (Ordinary Blogger) May 18, 2011 at 10:03 pm

    Thanks for this roundup. I can’t wait to check out these links. I shared a Dorie Greenspan recipe for Maple Oat Quick Bread. Hope you’ll check it out.


    53 Samantha Ryan May 18, 2011 at 10:08 pm

    Hi Kelly! I’m so glad I found you! Errr, well your site. I’m super excited to start delving into all this great info! I entered my blog and linked back here too. Thanks for all you do!


    54 RAWR. Eating Paleo. Living Out Loud. Flying by the Seat of My Pants May 18, 2011 at 10:18 pm

    So, I’m obviously a newbie….entered my blog twice….can the “Samantha Ryan” one be removed? So sorry.


    55 Andrea (Andreas Kitchen) May 18, 2011 at 10:34 pm

    Hi Kelly! I am sharing my recipe for Curried Chicken Chopped Salad. Lots of great flavors in this salad and the curry dressing is nice and light.
    Thanks for hosting!


    56 Sally May 19, 2011 at 12:06 am

    Hi Kelly! I’m new to blogging. Hopefully, I am doing this right. If not, let me know. I am sharing my favorite homemade mayonnaise recipe. It took a few tries to come up with one I liked, but this is it and it’s simple!


    57 Sally May 19, 2011 at 12:17 am

    Sorry, I posted twice, because I couldn’t figure out how do get the title of the post to show up and not my name. Does the title go in the name area?


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