The Book - Farm Girl Fresh


The Book

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Modern processed foods are, literally, making us sick and overweight. 

Learn why and how to avoid the foods that can adversely affect your health, and discover the many benefits of home-style cooking by planning your meals around fruits and vegetables. Eating Pure in a Processed Foods World® contains over 300 gluten-free recipes. And many of these recipes can be modified to fit your individual needs including dairy-free, nut-free, keto and paleo. Our resource book is designed to help you turn back the hands of time and discover the original, healthy way of eating delicious, pure and natural foods.

Recipes include:

  • Egg free: Zucchini Fudge Brownies
  • Keto: Stuffed Peppers
  • Nut-Free/Gluten-Free: Chicken Tenders or Fish Sticks; Oatmeal Pancakes
  • Paleo: Beef Fajitas
  • Vegan: Sweet Potato Fries
  • Vegetarian: Marinated Pea Salad
  • Dairy Free: Chicken Soup
  • Fun Fruit Option: Apple Salsa on Cinnamon Chip

This garden-to-table book can also be used as a growing guide for the beginner or experienced gardener. It is packed full of gardening tips and step-by-step directions for canning, freezing and dehydrating to make use of fruits and vegetables when they are in season. Plus, you will enjoy the beautiful, mouth-watering photos throughout the book!


Authors, Joyce Kaping and Colleen Anderson, have put their heart and soul into this book and share with you hundreds of healthy, tasty recipes they have created while on their own personal journey to better health as well as years of gardening and preserving experience. Their goal at Farm Girl Fresh is to educate and walk alongside individuals desiring to live a healthier lifestyle through food choices.

Beneficial Information to Help You on Your Journey to Better Health:

-Hundreds of Healthy and Tasty Recipes You’ll Love

-Helpful Hints for Cooking

-Seasonal Cooking and Preserving Instructions
for 39 Fruits and Vegetables

-Easy-to-Follow Gardening Tips

Our book is sold at these locations:


Babes Blossoms  —  nursery in Hector, MN.
The Lamb Shoppe
— health food store and wellness center located in Hutchinson, MN.
Dan & Jerry’s Greenhouses — garden center and CSA available in Monticello, MN.
Harvest Moon Coop — natural, whole, local and organic foods located in Long Lake, MN..
The Natural Food Coop — features locally-grown fresh produce in Litchfield, MN.
Ralpha Health and Wellness — provider of homeopathic and natural health services in Rogers, MN.
Cornerstone Hardware Store — Gift Shop and Hardware Store located in Lester Prairie, MN.
Potpourri Health Foods—vitamins, reflexology, herbs, iridology/consultants in Willmar, MN.  
Forever Young 2 — holistic medicine practitioners located in Monticello, MN.
Minnesota Horticulture Society – Minnesota State Horticultural Society, 2705 Lincoln Drive, Roseville, MN.
Open Door Gift Shop — Gift shop located within Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield, MN.
Wagon Wheel and Pet — Garden center located in Pet Homer, AK.
North Star Bison — natural meats, Rice Lake WI.
New Ulm Community Coop — natural, whole, local and organic foods located in New Ulm, MN.
Someone’s in the Kitchen — all things kitchen!  Located in Rapid City, SD.
Chupps —  Bulk produce located in Paynesville, MN.
St. Peter Coop — natural, whole, local and organic foods located in St. Peter, MN.
Whole Earth Grocery Coop — natural, whole, local and organic foods located in River Falls, WI.


Interested in carrying our book, Eating Pure in a Processed Foods World ® in your store?  Contact us here!