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Confused by Chicken Labels? Here’s What You Should Look For:

Confused by Chicken Labels From Wholesome Mommy

I’ve gotten a lot of questions lately about how to purchase chicken…and it is no surprise! Chickens are one of the most confusing things to purchase when it comes to trying to by the best REAL food for your family. Why so confusing? Chickens come with about a zillion different labels and claims. Some of [...]

Ditch the Pancake Syrup and Grab Maple Syrup

Switching to Maple Syrup

My family has been making different food choices for a few years now, in hopes of living a longer/healthier life.  We’ve adopted a few “real food rules.” We’ve been making  swaps slowly and surely to eat cleaner, healthier, and incorporate more whole foods. “Cause that’s the only way to do it…slowly and surely – because [...]

Eat Real Butter – And – Which Butter is Best

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Since my family has been making some new food choices in hopes of living a longer/healthier life we have adopted a few “food rules.” Make no mistake, we ENJOY eating, we eat meat, AND we live on a budget – but we are not deprived. This may or may not be similar to your life [...]

How to Shop the Conventional Grocery Store for REAL, Wholesome food

How to buy real wholesome food at your regular grocery store

I’ve had a lot of questions about how I shop for my groceries, where I go to find the best prices, and where I buy which foods.  Last week, I gave you the low down on how I shop for REAL, wholesome foods.  I also gave you the list of what I buy at Whole [...]

Sunday School: How to Shop for REAL & Wholesome Foods – Part 1

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I’ve had a lot of questions about how I shop for my groceries, where I go to find the best prices, and where I buy which foods.  I’m going to answer those questions today! The truth is, finding REAL food can be an adventure…especially if you want to find the best real food at the [...]

Sunday School: The Truth about Cold Cereal – Not Part of Your “Balanced Breakfast”

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Are you kids headed back to school?  Around here school has either started or is about to start in the next week or two, depending on which school district your kids are in.  Either way, there is still time to stock your fridge and freezer with healthy and fast breakfast options.  I spend a few [...]

Sunday School: Being Outside Is More Than Just Child’s Play

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How many of us have said or thought, “we played outside so much more when we were kids than kids now days do.”  We reminisce of the good ol’ days when we used to play outside for hours with the neighborhood children and finally come in only when our parent’s called us in for dinner [...]

Sunday School: Why You Should Cut Out Processed Foods

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Here are the reasons why my family cut processed foods…and why YOU should too. We are all just parents…people trying to find our way.  Heck, many of us are just trying to make it through the day.  Many households require two working adults and revolve around hectic work, school, extra-curricular, and church activities.  Just getting [...]

Sunday School: Milling Your Own Wheat – Explaining Types of Wheat

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After reading last week’s post: Wheat: A Nutritional Powerhouse, a few readers reached out asking me about the wheat that I buy. If you’ve ever looked into milling your own wheat and purchasing wheat “berries” you know that wheat doesn’t just come in one variety.  So, in this post I am going to explain the [...]

Sunday School: Wheat: A Nutritional Powerhouse?

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There are a lot of different diets out there.  There used to be the low fat diet, the Atkins diet, South Beach diet, and I’m sure a myriad of others.  Now you hear of even more: grain free diet and the Paleo diet are among some of the newer ones.  Of course, then you have [...]

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