Over time I grew weary of soy and slowly introduced the kids to dairy. I started reading more about whole, real food and began to make almost everything from scratch. We expanded our garden and picked as many apples as we could in the fall. I avoid vegetable and canola oil and cook with real fat. Bacon fat, lard, butter, coconut oil and olive oil occasionally. We drink 2% milk and will soon be switching to whole. The thickness of whole milk has always been a turn off for me, but my husband likes it and I know the kids will too.
I recently signed up for the 28 Day Real Food Challenge in an effort to bake more with honey, molasses and maple syrup instead of white sugar. On Day 1 I was supposed to go through my pantry and toss "