• Ridiculously easy lemon curd by real food girl: unmodified|| tart, creamy, amazing!
    Dairy Free,  Desserts,  Gluten Free

    Ridiculously Easy Lemon Curd

    Ridiculously Easy Lemon Curd is just that, ridiculously easy to make.  If you can measure ingredients and stand over a sauce pan and stir, you can make this lemon curd. Cross my heart people. Easy, tart, zesty, bright, fresh, lemon curdy goodness can be yours and you don’t need to be a professional baker to make it.  This recipe is my easy version of a citrus based curd. There are versions where you stand over a double boiler and whisk in tiny specs of chilled butter one piece at a time, wishing you’d remembered to run to the bathroom before you started whisking, and eventually having to go to the hospital because you…

  • Slow Cooker Saucy Country Style BBQ Ribs by Real Food Girl Unmodified. Pin now, make these tonight!
    Barbeque,  Slow-Cooker

    Slow Cooker Country Style BBQ Ribs

    I have a serious foodie crush on barbeque ribs. My favorite have always been pork ribs. They are so tender, fall apart in your mouth, juicy and tangy and saucy. Yessum!  Love me some ribs. This dish was The Man Child’s (My bonus child) favorite, growing up.  I have a photo of him when he was 8 years old, sitting at the kitchen table with a huge grin and a face covered in BBQ sauce.  It still makes me smile just thinking about it. I typically buy about 3-4 pounds of Country Style ribs for this dish so that we can have lots of left overs. This is one of the few dishes…

  • Jalapeno Bacon Deviled Eggs. Oh YES I did! Real Food Girl: Unmodified
    Appetizers,  Eggs,  Gluten Free

    Jalapeno Bacon Deviled Eggs

    Bacon. I really could just leave it at that, but I have a feeling you guys may want to know a little more about these eggs other than the fact that they contain bacon.  Not that you would care at this point, because, well, BACON!  I don’t know too many people that will turn down a well-prepared deviled egg.  The Stud Muffin can eat like 6 of these in one sitting.  The man has never met a boiled egg he didn’t like. Seriously.  Imagine how happy I was when I came across something that inspired me to take my deviled eggs to the next level.  I was H.A.P.P.Y people. Like happy-dance-jazz-hands happy.  That’s…

  • Roasted Cherry Pistachio Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream. Real Food Girl:Unmodified

    Roasted Cherry & Pistachio Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

    Wanna know a secret? I could live without ice cream.  I know, right?  That’s like blasphemy or something.  It’s just wrong to not love ice cream.  But here I am, and I don’t love it.  I do however seriously enjoy homemade ice cream.  I’ve had fun coming up with flavors that both The Stud Muffin and I like.  TSM loves ice cream.  The man has never met a bowl of ice cream that he didn’t like.   When I told him he couldn’t have any of this ice cream until I had a chance to take photos I thought the poor man was going to pass out.  It’s not nice to deny The Stud…

  • Cream of Mushroom soup by Real Food Girl
    Gluten Free

    Mmmm Better Cream of Mushroom Soup (Non-GMO and GF)

     I first published this post back in March of 2013.  I’ve since made this recipe 3 times (I make large batches and freeze it) in hopes of getting much better photos, or at least photos that make the soup look appetizing and no matter how I tried, the photos still didn’t do the soup justice.  It’s not pretty soup. It’s prettier than the condensed cream of crud soups from the grocery store, but it doesn’t photograph well at all. So, I did what any decent blogger would do.  I called a good friend in New Zealand who has oodles more photography experience than I do and bribed her to make this recipe and…

  • Truly tasty spaghetti squash #Real Food Girl: Unmodified
    Gluten Free,  Side Dishes,  Vegetables,  Vegetarian

    Spaghetti Squash- (A Recipe Request from a reader)

    I thought today would be a good day to resurrect one of my earlier recipes.  Spaghetti squash wasn’t something that was served at our house much until about 18 months ago at which time I had several friends on weight loss plans.  I was trying to rework some of my recipes to make them healthier for friends.  I’m not a big fan of squash.  That may make me unpopular, but it is what it is.  I’m being honest.  What changed my mind about squash was the spaghetti squash.  Wow! It was tasty and fun to eat.  I played around with sauces and now I can truthfully say I enjoy squash.  But just the…

  • Delicious roasted red pepper hummus with homemade pita chips. Easy and affordable. You'll never buy store bought again! @Real Food Girl: Unmodified
    Appetizers,  Snacks,  Vegetarian

    Roasted Red Pepper Hummus & Parmesan Herb Pita Chips

    I think I missed my calling as Weird Al Yankovic’s side kick.  I know I only have like 3 seconds to capture a reader’s attention, and thought that a fun song about Chickpeas set to the famous BeeGee’s tune “You Should Be Dancin'” was a great way to do just that. And because now you’re all totally curious what a song about Garbanzo/Chickpeas would sound like and about how I might manage to slaughter a perfectly good BeeGees tune, I bring you my song: “You Should Really Make Some Hummus”… Here is a little video to get the right tune in your head. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CaXdTe2TYhs “You Should Really Make Some Hummus” By: Real Food…