Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde

Mr. Real Food loves salsa….the spicier, the better.  He can eat the stuff like you would not believe! So this recipe was for him and was a huge hit! He said it was even better the next day and is definitely a keeper recipe. Salsa Verde Ingredients: 1/2 pound tomatillos, husked, rinsed, and quartered 1…

Healthy Banana Pudding

Healthy Banana Pudding

Howdy!  My name is April Mims, founder of My Real Food Family.  I live in Texas (where it’s about a billion degrees right now) with my husband, 2 daughters (1 is away at college), 2 cats, and 1 dog. I don’t actually ever say howdy, but people expect that all Texans say it so there you…

Teriyaki Pork Chops

Teriyaki Pork Chops

As you know if you’ve seen some of my other recipes, I usually make soups and chili in my crockpot with the occasional roast with vegetables. I’ve never really tried just cooking the main dish so I wasn’t sure how this would turn out.  The verdict: my family loved these Teriyaki Pork Chops. This is…

Tomato Spinach Salad

Tomato Spinach Salad

Mr. Real Food has been asking me to make him a salad with tomatoes and mozzarella. So when I saw mozzarella balls at the store today, I knew it was time. This little salad was both beautiful and deliciously sweet.  It could easily be a satisfying vegetarian main dish or complement any meal as a…

Cashew Bars

Cashew Bars

Today I am sharing my homemade Cashew Bars. These are super easy to make and you can feel good about eating them and feeding them to your family! This healthy little snack bar is so easy to make….seriously, it takes 5 minutes. I’m almost hesitant to call it a recipe since it only requires two…

Raspberry Lemonade

Raspberry Lemonade

It’s summertime in Texas. And while it has been a pretty mild summer as far as summers go, it’s still hot. Water is almost always my drink of choice but sometimes I really need some lemonade to quench my thirst. But after reading the label for lemonade mixes, there’s no way I am going to…

Cucumber Salsa

Cucumber Salsa

If you’ve been reading my blog at all, you may have noticed that Mr. Real Food loves salsa.  I’m pretty sure he eats it at least 5 times a week.  This might be a problem if he’s eating some of the salsa you can find on store shelves.  Even some of the brands that claim…