Keep It Real Thursday – Zucchini Sticks, Soaked Granola and More!

Real Food on Thursday


Welcome To Keep It Real Thursdays!

This weeks highlights are a few recipes that were seen here last week. It’s because of everyone’s hard work that we can have this fun round up day, so thank you everyone!

Also, I wanted to let you in on some super exciting news. On September 10th, we’ve got a super cool new program coming out that will help you get 2-3 times more energy and fast track your whole food transformation. So set the date! Can’t wait to share this with you!

Learning and Yearning: Lacto Fermented Zucchini Sticks

Green Bean Gardens: Soaked Granola

Gastronomical Sovereignty: Sauteed Summer Squash with New Garlic

Small Foot Print Family: 4 (yup 4!) Easy Pickle Recipes

Writing In White: Spicy Chocolate Cake Cookies

Keep It Real Thursday

Welcome to Keep It Real Thursday!

The Rules:

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.

2. Be sure to add a link in your post back to this post. Simple linky etiquette. This allows your readers to find other posts that may help them on their journey.

3. If you’re sharing recipes, the only requirement is that the ingredient list 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.

Don’t have a blog? That’s ok, we’d still love to hear from you. Write your recipes or tips in the comment section so we can get to know you too!

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

I’m sharing this with Mangia Monday, Monday ManiaMy Meatless MondaySlightly Indulgent Tuesdays, Tasty Tuesday, Fat TuesdayAllergy Free Wednesday, Tasty Alternative, What’s Cooking Wednesday, Real Food Wednesday, Whole Foods Wednesday, Cast Party Wednesday, Simple Lives Thursday, Full Plate Thursday, Foodie Friday, Freaky Friday.

35 Responses to Keep It Real Thursday – Zucchini Sticks, Soaked Granola and More!

  1. mjskit @ August 30, 2012 at 6:15 am #

    Great features! Hope you’re having a marvelous week and thanks so much for hosting!

  2. smallfootprintmama August 30, 2012 at 8:46 am #

    Thanks for featuring my pickle recipes! This week I’ve posted on the cost of nursing our sweet tooth in America with a cool infographic. Thanks for hosting!

  3. Jen V August 30, 2012 at 11:26 am #

    I have linked up before, but I don’t think I ever introduced myself. I blog over at Healthy Kitchen Guide. I am a registered dietitian but I believe in a whole foods diet, soaking grains, fermented foods, etc, which makes me a bit of an oddity in my field :) Today I am sharing a simple strawberry spinach salad. Thanks so much for hosting!

    • France Morissette August 30, 2012 at 4:10 pm #

      Thanks Jen for introducing yourself. Its great to have you here and we look forward to all the fab stuff you have to share.

  4. Amanda August 30, 2012 at 1:10 pm #

    Thanks for including me! I can’t wait to see what everyone comes up with this week!

  5. Katie August 30, 2012 at 1:20 pm #

    Thanks for hosting, France :)

    I shared chocolate coconut milk ice cream, lacto-fermented jalapeños and coconut smoothie. Have a great day!

  6. Robin@ Thank Your Body August 30, 2012 at 1:42 pm #

    Thanks for hosting! Today’s I’ve linked up an easy and yummy mango berry frozen yogurt pop.

  7. Joanne (Eats Well With Others) August 30, 2012 at 1:42 pm #

    I really want to try that zucchini recipe! I’m always looking for new ideas.

  8. annie @ montanasolarcreations August 30, 2012 at 2:04 pm #

    This time of year we have more zucchini than we know what to do with so I shared one of our favorite recipes for Zucchini mock crab cakes. I also shared 5 easy ways to reuse the water left over after steaming veggies. Thanks for hosting!

  9. Lisa August 30, 2012 at 7:23 pm #

    I am a mom who cooks for her children, who just happen to have Celiac Disease. I shared one of my first recipes (Smokin’ Good Chicken)..something I came up with when we went on a Paleo diet last year trying to further heal my daughter’s gut. We now eat gluten free and dairy free and we’re all healthier because of it.

  10. Roseann Ligenza-Fisher August 30, 2012 at 11:13 pm #

    Hi everyone,
    This week I’m posting a recipe for homemade lacto-fermented ketchup. It’s so much better for you and more delicious than store bought ketchup. For those of you who are dairy free, you may use vegetable starter culture instead of the fresh whey. Since it’s fermented it provides probiotics and promotes digestive health. Hope you all enjoy!! Have a great week!!

  11. Jeanette Chen September 1, 2012 at 1:35 am #

    I really like your new format for highlighting recipes from the previous week. Can’t wait to see what your new program is all about. I’ve linked up Guacamole Salsa and Chili Spiced Sweet Potato Fries with Chipotle Yogurt Dip for this week’s Keep It Real Thursday. Thanks for hosting this fun event!

  12. Jill September 3, 2012 at 1:27 pm #

    Thanks for featuring my granola!


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