Welcome to another Keep It Real Thursday. Today we have all kinds of fun things to share…as we do every Thursday. Last week it was soup and, oh boy, there was soup. There’s enough in that post to keep you going with warming comforting bowls of goodness all winter long.

This week, I thought I’d balance it out. Something for breakfast, something for lunch (not soup, that was last week), something for dinner, don’t forget snack time, and one post encompasses them all. You can guess which one that is.

Tessa The Domestic Diva

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins (GF and Vegan)

No words necessary. Hello deliciousness!

The Spinach Spot

Pear and Cucumber Juice…or smoothie

This is great. She’ll show you how to juice without a juicer (good to know), but I would drink this right out of the blender as a smoothie! In fact I’m having this the minute my pears ripen.

Jeanette’s Healthy Living

9 Layer Mexican Dip

Who doesn’t want to get their snack on with this? Thought so.

Easy Natural Food

Moroccan Beef

Great for lunch and dinner, put it in a wrap on on a salad, add it to broth and veggies and you have soup. Very versatile.

Foy Update

5 Strategies to Eat More Brain Food

Last week I mentioned a post that highlighted 3 different types of popular diets and what they are. This post “5 Strategies to Eat More Brain Food” is based on one of those, the Dr. Wahls Diet. I love a diet that recommends we eat 9 cups of veggies a day. I actually believe she’s bang on when it comes to the health benefits that come with eating so many veggies. If you’ve never heard of her then this is a great Ted Talk that is very inspiring.

Dr Walhs on Ted Talks

Now that you’ve seen it, you’re probably wondering “how the heck does one eat that many veggies in one day?” Now you need to read this.


Keep It Real Thursday

1. Introduce yourself, your blog, and what you’re about in the comment section and a small blurb about what you’re sharing. This way people can get to know you a little bit right off the hop and hopefully follow you as well.

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3. If you’re sharing recipes,the ingredient list must be comprised of real food only, that means non-processed food items. That being said, we are all in different places on our real food journey, some more advanced than others. I invite all of you to share, no matter where you are on your journey, but I ask you to stay mindful when sharing your recipes that this is a whole (real) food blog. This means, no ingredient lists that include edible oil products (velveeta, frozen whip topping), protein powders, ketchup, white flour, margarine or white and brown sugar.

4. Less of a rule but more a suggestion: Retweet,  Stumble, or Pin this post so EVERYONE gets more exposure and traffic. It’s win-win for everyone.

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Now it’s your turn to share your whole food recipes and ideas!