I’m a huge fan of no-bake, super easy, only a couple of ingredients recipes so these pistachio date bites are the ideal recipe for me.  With just two simple ingredients and a food processor, you can have a tasty little treat in a matter of minutes.  Pistachios and dates are all you need for this one!  These bites are a naturally sweetened little treat!   ...

We rarely eat BBQ sauce at my house since I haven’t been able to find a clean version.  So then I got brave and made my own BBQ sauce and loved it!  So now I was faced with what I should make with BBQ sauce.  When I saw a beef brisket on sale at the grocery store, I knew this was it!  So I whipped up a batch of BBQ sauce, threw the brisket into the slow...

Posted on Jul 1 2014 - 11:36am by MyRealFoodFamily
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I’ve been thinking about trying to make some of my own condiments but haven’t ventured there yet.  Honestly, I don’t use a lot of condiments on my food.  But I found a great deal on a brisket so that obviously demands some BBQ sauce.  I looked and looked for a clean version but didn’t have any luck.  Everything I found had high fructose...

My family loves, loves, love Mexican food of any kind.  That’s actually one of the few types of food we all always agree on.  So it’s no surprise that this Cilantro Lime Chicken was a big hit with all of us.  I love that it’s so easy to make, can be prepped the night before, and just thrown in the oven or on the grill.  It’s another healthy...

You may have noticed from some of the other recipes that I’ve posted like this salsa verde, salsa chicken, refried beans, or chicken tortilla soup that my family LOVES Mexican food.  We could eat it almost every day!  For the last few days, my daughter has been begging me to make guacamole and then I realized that I’ve never even published a recipe...

Posted on Jun 18 2014 - 12:00am by MyRealFoodFamily
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If you’re looking for an easy to make bean dip recipe, you’ve found it! We tried this out for our Memorial Day weekend celebration and only received positive feedback!  I made it in the slow cooker but it can easily be made on the stovetop too.  We ate the dip with tortilla chips, making the perfect salty and smooth combination!  This will definitely be a...

For many of us, groceries are one of our largest expenditures each month as well as one of the easiest places to sabotage a healthy eating plan.  There are so many temptations at the grocery store and it’s hard to pass up some of these items that seem like a convenience or a good deal.  These tips can help you save money as well as fill your basket with healthy,...

This recipe is one of my go-to recipes when I don’t know what to make and don’t have much time.  I used red quinoa but you could easily use regular quinoa too.  Have you ever tried quinoa?  Here’s more about it if you don’t know what it is.  We use quinoa in place of rice in many dishes.  It only takes 15-20 minutes to cook and it is a...

Posted on Jun 1 2014 - 12:29pm by MyRealFoodFamily
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  I’m so excited that summer is finally here!  It was a long, long winter and I’ve missed the sun!  But now it’s time to put those winter clothes away along with those winter foods.  Let’s bring on those delicious light and refreshing summer recipes!   These are some of my favorite 7 sensational summer recipes: Cucumber Salsa This...

Refried beans are super easy to fix in the slow cooker, and are a delicious addition to a cookout. We enjoyed them as a side dish with fajitas at our Memorial Day cookout, but you can make burritos, eat as a side, make bean dip, top nachos, or make tostadas – just get creative with it!  It does take a little planning since the beans need to be soaked overnight...