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What is the Institute of Integrative Nutrition | Real Food RN

What is the Institute of Integrative Nutrition?

One of the biggest questions I get is about where I went to school and how that knowledge landed my …

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Why Miron Glass Jars Are the Best for Preserving Food | Real Food RN

Why Miron Glass Jars Are the Best for Preserving Food

Miron glass jars are the bomb for storing and preserving everything from homemade beauty products to food. They are a beautiful violet-blue color that keeps the ingredients fresher for much longer than the average container.

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Why the Instant Pot is Great for Dads | Real Food RN

Why the Instant Pot is Great for Dads

When I was gifted an Instant Pot for my birthday, my husband immediately took to it. It’s totally a gadgety guy kitchen tool! The hubs loves it so much that I convinced him to write about it so I could share his tips with you!

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Healthy Living Deals for Black Friday

I have gone shopping in stores on a Black Friday exactly once in my life, and I vowed that day …

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The True Story of My Nursing Career

I want to share with you today a very personal story about the journey to my nursing career. It has …

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Is There Lead in Crock Pots?

As a busy mom, your crock pot is probably your best friend. I know I have had one humming away …

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How to Save Money on Back to School Essentials

If you are anything like me, then you like to shop around. I actually have a notebook that I take …

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My Top 7 Tips for Saving Money at Whole Foods

If you saw the title of this post and thought, “Whole Foods? No way can I shop there,” let me …

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How to Save Money on Healthy Foods: A Price Comparison | Real Food RN

How to Save Money on Healthy Foods: A Price Comparison

Everyone I know lives on a budget, and as we all know, it can be tough sometimes to live a healthy life within said budget. When it comes to grocery shopping, to stay within my household budget, I have to shop around. It’s good to occasionally compare the prices of some of my go-to stores for healthy food to make sure I’m still getting the best deals on items I buy frequently.

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Black Friday DEALS! For Healthy Living

Hello Black Friday Deals! Want some goodies? I do! I have some pretty awesome deals for you too. Can’t wait …

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Eating Healthy on a Budget: 10 Tips for Saving Money on Healthy Food

Eating Healthy on a Budget: 10 Tips for Saving Money on Healthy Food

People often tell me that they can’t afford to eat whole, natural foods. Telling them that they will save that …

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Just Enjoy Health Podcast

My good friend Dr. Meghan Birt invited me to be on her wonderful Just Enjoy Health podcast. We are friends in real life and could honestly chat about health for hours, and we have many times! In this podcast we talk about how to get started eating a real food diet, how to make it manageable, and what I am currently doing to optimize the health of my family!

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How to Choose the Best Quality Essential Oils | Real Food RN

How to Choose the Best Quality Essential Oils

Before purchasing essential oils, it’s important to know that they are not all created equally. There are multiple processes that essential oils must go through to ensure they are the quality that will produce the desired results.

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Ecocentric Mom & Baby Subscription Boxes

One of the biggest roadblocks that I try to tackle with the recipes and post on my blog is the …

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How to Start a Blog That Makes Money

One of the most common questions I get is how to start a blog. Inevitably, the second question is: how …

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How to Get Rid of Junk Food (podcast)

Want to find out how WE got rid of the junk food in our house? Well then tune in to …

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Book Review: Everyday Grain Free Baking

Okay so I grew up baking in the kitchen with the women in my family. So many awesome memories, and …

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Paleo Eats Cookbook Giveaway

One of the cookbooks that I could not wait to get my hands on is Kelly Bejelly’s Paleo Eats! She sent …

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Paleo Books GIVEAWAY (valued at over $500!)

It’s giveaway time again and this one is a GOOD one! Over $500 worth of Paleo books. I personally own …

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Healthy Living Black Friday Sale!

To celebrate Black Friday and to show my gratitude for my readers, I decided to team up with my fellow …

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The Digestion Sessions: Change Your Life

I just HAVE TO get the word out about this amazing online event! I see so much symptomatic management where …

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Factory Farmed Chicken May Be Cheap, But the Ultimate Price You Pay Is High

{This article is shared today with permission from Dr. Mercola. The information shared will be helpful to many people, especially …

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6 Food Industry Tricks You Don’t Know About

  {This article is shared today with permission from Dr. Mercola. The information shared will be helpful to many people, …

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15 Healthiest Foods to Stock in Your Kitchen Year-Round

{This article is shared today with permission from Dr. Mercola. The information shared will be helpful to many people, especially …

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What Is Non-Dairy Creamer Made Of?

{This article is shared today with permission from Dr. Mercola. The information shared will be helpful to many people, especially …

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30 Day Gluten Free Challenge (finale recap)

Sponsored post: This post was created as part of the #LivingNowFoods 30 Day Gluten Free Challenge in which I am a financially …

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30 Day Gluten Free Challenge (week 3)

Sponsored post: This post was created as part of the #LivingNowFoods 30 Day Gluten Free Challenge in which I am a financially …

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GIVEAWAY: Gluten Free Living Now Food!

An Awesome Gluten Free Giveaway! Hey guys, if you come here often then you will already know that I am …

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30 Day Gluten Free Challenge (week 2)

Sponsored post: This post was created as part of the #LivingNowFoods 30 Day Gluten Free Challenge in which I am a financially …

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Going Gluten Free — The 30 Day Gluten Free Challenge

Sponsored post: This post was created as part of the #LivingNowFoods 30 Day Gluten Free Challenge in which I am a financially …

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Reasons to Switch to Grass-Fed Beef and Dairy

{This article is shared today with permission from Dr. Mercola. The information shared will be helpful to many people, especially …

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GIVEAWAY: Pure Prescriptions At-Home Lab Tests

Hormonal health is such a hot topic these days. Our hormones are out of whack as a population, there is …

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Fermenting Foods – One of the Easiest and Most Creative Aspects of Making Food from Scratch

Ninety percent of the genetic material in your body is not yours but belongs to the bacteria that outnumber your …

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GIVEAWAY: The Everyday Oils Collection

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The Thyroid Sessions: A FREE On-Camera Thyroid Health Event!

I see so many people with thyroid problems at the hospital. It seems the answer is always medications! This has …

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Primal Life Kit SALE (97% off!)

I am super excited to tell you all about another bundle of great health information that is being sold together …

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How to Eat Real Food Without Spending Hours in the Kitchen

Are you eating real, whole food as much as you’d like? If you’ve been following Zen Habits for any length …

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Great Big April GIVEAWAY!

I really, really love doing giveaways! I feel it’s my way of giving back to all of my wonderful readers….because …

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The Nourished Living Summit, a FREE Online Natural Parenting Health Event!

When I was pregnant I devoured every book on the planet about pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and the like. I was …

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Great Big March GIVEAWAY

UPDATE: And we have a WINNER!!! Congratulations to Kelly!  Kelly’s email address is markan…[email protected]……..net.. Kelly, please contact askkulamama [at] gmail [dot] com …

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Listen to Real Food RN’s Interview on a Real Food Journey

I was interviewed for a wonderful podcast a few months ago and I am finally making the announcement so you …

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GIVEAWAY: Balance Essential Rewards Kit

UPDATE: And we have a WINNER!!! Congratulations to Doina who won by Following Real Food RN on Pinterest.   Doina’s email address is …

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Monthly Link Love: January 2014

January was a great month! I am on track with my New Years Resolutions and feeling good. We have had …

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Giveaway: Thieves Essential Rewards Kit from Young Living!

UPDATE: The WINNER has been announced! Peter V. you have 48 hours to email rootedblessings [at] gmail [dot] com and claim your …

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Harvest Your Health Bundle SALE for the New Year! (95% off!!!)

Well another year has come and gone. Did you stick to the resolutions that you made last year? I’m guessing …

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Happy New Year! Here in our family we celebrate them all. I just wanted to write …

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My Top 5 Christmas Gift Wishes

Oh boy do I love Christmas, everything about it! I start listening to the holiday music right after Halloween, the …

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WINNER: Great Big December GIVEAWAY!!!

AND WE HAVE A WINNER!!! How exciting! We have a winner for our $500 Amazon Gift Card giveaway! Christina Bluff…  You …

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Gift Ideas for the Bacon Lover

We eat bacon frequently in our household. I mean, seriously, what doesn’t bacon pair well with?! When we have parties, …

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What NOT to Eat This Thanksgiving

In our fast-paced world of convenience foods we sometimes get so carried away with our busy schedules that we forget …

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Today in My Lunchbag

One of the most frequently asked questions that I get is: “What do you bring to work for lunch?”. As …

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Monthly Link Love: October 2013

October came and went in a flash. We celebrated my daughter’s 4th birthday and I made my first Barbie cake, …

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Monthly Link Love: September 2013

September is one of my favorite months because the weather is usually mild and everything starts turing towards fall. The …

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Where Your Farmer’s Market Produce Might Come From (scary!)

This post was written by my husband. He previously worked for a major player in Big Food (I won’t name …

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End of Summer E-book Bundle! (30 Books for $39, a $650 Value!!!)

Summer is coming to a close and here in Minnesota we will soon begin our winter hibernation. Personally, I plan …

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Monthly Link Love: August 2013

August came and went in a flash and it was a HOT one here in Minnesota! We still managed to …

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Giveaway: Paleo Slow Cooker Cookbook!

  This book is so amazing! I was on the waiting list for pre-order when it was first published and …

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ONE Day Left To Save 65% On Real Food For Busy People‏‏ (Save $130!)

Are you so busy that you have to write everything down just to be able to remember it all? Do …

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Monthly Link Love: July 2013

Hello July…are you there….did you even exist? Wow! I feel like it was just the 4th yesterday. This month was …

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Sunday Snapshot: Through a Child’s Eyes

We have been going on many great adventures over the past few weeks and I have been really making an …

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Sunday Snapshot: Tender Moments

  As the summer moves into full swing I can easily get distracted by how busy we get. Here in …

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How to Season a Cast Iron Skillet | Real Food RN

How to Season a Cast Iron Skillet

I cook almost every meal in cast iron because it heats evenly, it’s a healthier alternative to non-stick pans, and just seems to make my food taste the best! When cast iron is well-seasoned it becomes non-stick and eliminates the need to cook with toxic non-stick cook wear.

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Monthly Link Love: June 2013

June flew by! This is one of my favorite months of the year. I love the summer storms, the bright-green …

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Sunday Snapshot: Getting Ready for Market

Today’s Sunday Snapshot is a picture I took of my jars of Homemade Laundry Detergent. I am going to be …

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Winner of the Smart Planet Lunch Box

Get ready to pack up some healthy lunches in this cute collapsible lunch box!!! READ ABOUT IT HERE There were …

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Sunday Snapshot: Where our food comes from

  The Snapshot for this Sunday was taken last weekend on my husbands parents farm. We were helping feed the …

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How to get rid of Boxelder Bugs Naturally

Got Boxelder bugs? We do! Gross!!! They cover the south side of our house every spring and hang out well …

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Sunday Snapshot: Amish Butter

  We get Amish butter from a local farm once per year in the spring. Spring is the time of …

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Why I quit shopping at the Big Box Stores (and what I do instead)

I am always on the hunt for healthy and good quality food at a reasonable price. Let’s face it, organic …

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Giveaway!! Smart Planet Silicone Lunch Box ($15 Value!)

I put up a poll on my Real Food RN Facebook page to vote on one of three items to …

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Sunday Snapshot

Sunday Snapshot   This weeks Sunday Snapshot is a photo of our weekly farm goods! 4 bottles fresh Raw Milk …

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Monthly Link Love: May 2013

May is one of my favorite months here in Minnesota, not because the weather is beautiful (it’s usually NOT!), but …

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Sunday Snapshot: Picking out plants

Sunday Snapshot  This photo was taken at our local co-op. Ellie was so excited about all of the herbs and …

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What We Eat Wednesday’s

Today’s meal: Pastured pork sausage with natural casings. (Made from my Mom’s pigs!) Roasted Brussel Sprouts Pastured bacon with caramelized …

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60 Day Challenge

I started Real Food RN with the intention to help others remedy their health issues and prevent illness. I have …

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Weekly Link Love

A weekly installment of blog posts that I loved this week: May 6, 2013 Dandelions and detoxing: Dandelion Root Tea …

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30 Healthy Living eBooks, only $39!

Wouldn’t it be nice if someone just sorted through all of the information out there related to health and wellness …

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FREE online virtual health conference starts this weekend: the Healthy Life Summit

 

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Coconut Butter

I am IN LOVE with coconut butter. It was my crutch when I was dying for sweets during the “21 …

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21 Day Sugar Detox Complete…now for dessert!

Well, I completed the 21 Day Sugar Detox and I feel great!!! But, I still have a hankering for sweets …

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The Beginning

Hello and welcome to my blog. A little bit of background on me: I am a Registered Nurse who is …

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