June = Real Food.

June is a month for refrain… and this one could easily be categorized as either a refrain or an embrace.  We are going to be staying away from processed foods as much as possible.   My wife wrote a post about food a few weeks ago; She had been reading In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto. Well, it has inspired us toward eating more real and natural foods.  We already eat a lot of natural foods:  fruits and vegetables, local meat, whole grain breads, home-made granola, etc.  Thing is, we also like to snack on the processed stuff, but we’ll be cutting that junk out.

June will be the perfect month to give this a shot.  We’ll be able to shop for a lot of our food at the local farmers market and pick fruit from local growers.  We’ll be making a basic set of “rules” that I’ll post at the beginning of the month.  I am really looking forward to this, but I’ll struggle a bit as well, as I have a pretty stubborn sweet tooth.  It will be interesting to see how my kids do.  They actually eat much healthier than I do, but they also love their crackers, store bought granola bars… and the occasional sweets.

Join us for a month of “real food”?

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  1. Latest book I got from the library to listen to: “Best of This American Life” from NPR.  Shouldn’t give me any radical ideas 🙂

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