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40 Bursts of Inspiration for Your REAL Food Journey!

Do you have sayings or quotes that help you navigate different areas of your life?   We definitely do!     For example, my husband is always reminding our kids, “You can’t get hit by the luck truck if you are not standing in the middle of the street.”   Along our REAL food journey, we […]

The other pandemic?

As we begin to wrap up another year, we have been reflecting on the past 12 months. Of course, it’s impossible to think about this past year (or the past two years) without COVID being front and center. There is no disputing that COVID has been absolutely devastating, especially for families who have lost loved […]

Happy Anniversary!

Time flies when you’re having fun, right?! Believe it or not, we published our very first Eat REAL America weekly meal ideas and coaching tip 8 years ago, in October 2013. My husband and I were reminiscing about everything we have experienced and learned over the last 8 years and thought you might enjoy some […]

Why Cooking at Home May Not Be So Healthy After All

Did that headline grab your attention?   It definitely got ours!   Then, as we read the rest of the article, two things struck us: 1. Cooking at home does NOT increase the risk of heart disease, diabetes and metabolic syndrome (as the article suggests). 2. We have to be cautious when reading the health […]

It’s Not You, It’s Our Environment…

Let’s face it, we are social beings and are highly influenced by what is around us. And there is no denying it…food is all around us…it is absolutely everywhere!  Food is a part of everything we do and is a HUGE part of our culture and environment. There are the candy jars, snack rooms and […]

How much education do doctors receive on the #1 cause of death?

Picture it… …you are sitting in your doctor’s office, worrying about why you have just been diagnosed with heart disease (or a stroke, or diabetes, or cancer). Your mind is racing with questions about how this could have happened and what you can do to prevent it from happening again.  After all, you are only […]

Are You Fed Up?

When I first saw the trailer for the documentary “Fed Up,” which was just released on DVD in September 2014, I was intrigued.  We recently had the chance to kick back and enjoy some family movie time (which doesn’t happen enough around here), and “Fed Up” was part of the line-up.  If we weren’t already […]