Posted: Sep 01, 2013 9:00 PM
 
For those looking to eat healthier, the grocery store can be a confusing place. Aisles full of cookies, crackers and more with claims of health. The truth is, the best foods you can eat are the whole ones. Not sure what that means? That's OK. These top whole foods blogs will help you understand what real food is and how to enjoy it each and every day.

Jeanette's Healthy Living

Jeanette's Healthy Living

Jeanette Chen started her blog, Jeanette's Healthy Living, as a way to share the recipes she created for friends and family who had special dietary needs due to illnesses such as allergies and cancer. Her goal is to make great tasting whole food meals that everyone will want to eat. She'll teach you how to sneak veggies into your kids' food with a recipe for grilled cheese sandwiches with kale, artichoke and pumpkin seed pesto and will bring the fun to your summer barbecue with a shrimp taco dip recipe that's served in a margarita glass.

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Nourished Kitchen

Nourished Kitchen

From her home in Colorado, Jenny McGruther works to educate the world about nutrient-dense foods on her blog, Nourished Kitchen. Operating with the belief that "food is something worthy of a celebration," she shares recipes for real food such as hamburger salad with grass-fed beef and bacon fat and homemade vanilla bean and fresh mint ice cream with raw milk, cream and eggs. She even offers menu planning and classes to help guide you on your journey to eating more whole foods.

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Nourishing Days

Nourishing Days Shannon Stonger has taken a step back in time and returned her family to a life of self-sustained living on their homestead in Texas. On her blog, Nourishing Days, she shares their adventures in off-the-grid living and growing and cooking real foods. With recipes for lard-fried corn tortilla chips (yes, lard!) and lacto-fermented salsa along with the benefits of milk kefir, she will inspire you to live a simpler life with simple foods. For your winter eating, she has a cookbook titled Simple Foods {for winter}, complete with 30 grain-free recipes that focus on real foods and sustainable living.

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Inspired Edibles

Inspired Edibles

A lawyer turned health educator, Kelly Mulcair lives her life educating people on eating healthy with whole foods. Her blog, Inspired Edibles, is a collection of personal stories combined with healthy recipes. She'll get you through the day with cranberry chia energy bars and make your mouth water with chocolate avocado pudding. Kelly also spends a lot of her time writing about nutrition support and is currently working on a nutrition book titled Nutrition Know-How: Taking your Health into your own Hands.

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Healthy Green Kitchen

Healthy Green Kitchen

With a degree in naturopathic medicine and a love of home cooking, Winnie Abramson can teach you a thing or two about real foods. Her blog, Healthy Green Kitchen, is full of seasonal recipes and do it yourself tips. From chia seed pudding to cinnamon kale chips, she'll have you begging for more of the real food and less of the junk. She even has a book coming out at the end of 2013 called One Simple Change, a wellness guide with simple tips to live a healthier life.

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