Weekend Giveaway: Modern Alternative Mama

by Nicole

Nicole lives near the beach in Southern California with her husband and three young kiddos. She writes a a lifestyle blog about creativity, family life, community, and all sorts of other fun stuff, and also keeps a homeschool journal called The Bennettar Academy. Her most recent (free!) ebook is about why and how to make more time for reading.

This weekend we have a great giveaway for you from one of our sponsors, Modern Alternative Mama.

From the sponsor:

Modern Alternative Mama is all about living the non-mainstream life. Author and blogger Kate Tietje has written two eBooks, Real Food Basics and the brand-new Healthy Pregnancy Super Foods. On her website, she also has some great resources like a forum, blog and meal plans.

Here’s a little bit about each eBook:

Real Food Basics — New to real food?  Learn what changes to make and why, with recipes your family will actually eat.  Sausage gravy, cheese sauce, pizza, ice cream, and more!

Healthy Pregnancy Super Foods — Need a simple way to eat healthy during pregnancy?  Follow the “super foods” diet and eat well easily!  Also great for anyone looking for more super foods in their diet.


Modern Alternative Mama has graciously decided to giveaway two eBooks away to six winners! Each winner will receive a copy of the following eBooks:

To enter, simply leave any comment on this post.

This giveaway will end Sunday, January 23rd, at 11:59pm PST.

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  1. avatar
    nopinkhere says:

    I’m definitely trying to move to more real food (made my own cream of mushroom soup today), but I can use some help! Love the chance to get the ebooks. Thank you!

  2. These books sound really interesting.

  3. I am excited to learn more about real food and how to make it a part of our lives.

  4. Nice looking books! Who can’t use more real food ideas? :)

  5. fabulous! I am just starting on my real food journey, and I’m feeling a bit overwhelmed…

  6. Nice! These books sound awesome!

  7. I’d love some help with real food! Thanks for the giveaway!

  8. I’d love to read either of these books but I could really use the Healthy Pregnancy Super foods right now! : )

  9. avatar
    Kristen M. says:

    My family has been easing into real foods. Some practical steps we’ve taken have been to get our fruits and veggies from a local CSA and for the most part cut out fast foods and convenience foods. I enjoy cooking and would love some family-friendly recipe inspiration.

  10. I would love to win this. I am trying to learning all I can about eating real foods and could use any help I can get! :)

  11. Not a mom and not pregnant, but enjoy eating healthy. These books sound very interesting!

  12. I’ve just been reading “In Defense of Food”. I would love these e-books!

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    Genevieve says:

    I would totally love the Healthy Pregnancy Super Foods book!

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    susanintexas says:

    the books sound great–not pregnant any longer, but i love to try and get superfoods into my families diet and it’s so hard to make the time to get it right…sounds like great tips.

  15. These both sound like great books!

  16. Thanks for this chance!

  17. I’m always looking for more ideas on eating real food!

  18. Those both look great!

  19. I’m pregnant and lacking new meal ideas right now…this is just what I need!

  20. These both sound great! I can definitely use the Healthy Pregnancy Super Foods right now.

  21. Count me in! These both look wonderful;)

  22. As a currently-pregnant lady/soon-to-be mom, I’d love to read both!

  23. Not pregnant yet, but probably will be within the next year– I’d love to get a head start on nutrition with that book. :)

  24. I have been eyeing the Real Food Basics book for awhile…they both look like excellent books! Maybe this will be my chance to win! :)

  25. I would love to win this! Thanks!

  26. Would love to win, especially since I’m pregnant and the Super Foods book looks perfect for me. Thanks for the giveaway!

  27. I’ve been working on making our foods at home better. Hopeully I can use that Super foods book soon!

  28. Would love to win these!

  29. great giveaway!

  30. Either of these books sounds great! I would love the pregnancy super foods one. Thanks for another great give away!

  31. Looks like a really interesting set of ebooks.

  32. would love to read those books :)

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    Jessica Jones says:

    Love it! I would have loved to have the pregnancy ebook when I was pregnant a few months back…but I’d be able to make good use of it the next time around. And I’m always looking for new ways to make use of whole foods.

  34. I’ve had my eye on this!

  35. I would love these books!!!

  36. I would really like to win! Thanks for the giveaway!

  37. avatar
    Amber Weems says:

    Both books look great! Win or not, I hope to read them soon.

  38. I have recently seen these on “Keeper of the Home” blog, and I would love to read them!!
    Sarah M

  39. LOVE the idea of the super foods for when you’re pregnant! I have a 3 month old and was overwhelmed with what I couldn’t eat- it would be great to have a guide, on-hand with the superfoods that are ok to eat. Also the real food movement is something my husband & I are trying to get on board with; any guidance would be great!

  40. i am a working mom of an 11 month old girl. i am always striving to prepare real foods for my family and these books look very interesting!

  41. I would love a copy of Real Food! We are trying to eat more and more real food in our diet so this would be a great help.

  42. Thanks for the opportunity to win these books!

  43. Great books. Need new ideas!

  44. avatar
    MichelleH says:

    We’ve been slowly moving towards real foods and would love some guidance.

  45. avatar
    Shannon B. says:

    Oh, I would love to win these books!

  46. Great giveaway, here’s my comment to enter! :)

  47. Real Food Basics sounds like a book I could really use. Thanks for the giveaway.

  48. Thanks for the chance to win! We are trying to cook real food and hoping to have another baby this year so both books would be great!


  49. I am always searching for more ideas on how to get my picky eaters to eat better foods!

  50. Would love to win!! Thanks for the giveaway!

  51. Thanks for entering me in your give away.

  52. Can’t wait to check these out

  53. I am in need of some inspiration..sign me up!

  54. What a fantastic competition and what wonderful goodies to win! Thank you for sharing :)

  55. I would LOVE to read this and pass it along to friends and family!

  56. I am transitioning to a real foods diet in our home. I’ve read so much info and at times it can be overwhelming, so we are taking it slow. The great news is we are already starting to feel better! I would love to have these resources to help guide our path.

  57. avatar
    Katie Duffy says:

    This would be so great!

  58. What a great giveaway! Pick me :)

  59. These books would be great to have!

  60. Sign me up!

  61. Wow! I would love a copy of these books! I just got pregnant and have been struggling with a healthy diet.

  62. Sounds great – thanks for the giveaway!

  63. I love new recipes – thanks for the opportunity

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    heather c. says:

    These sound like great resources!

  65. Both of those books sound great, I’ve started to become really interested in cooking much more healthy food at home!

  66. i would love to have these wonderful ebooks!

  67. what a great giveaway! I’m especially interested in the Real Foods book as that’s something I’ve really been working towards lately.

  68. Oh I always love more recipe ideas for real food. Maybe this would curb my obsession to search for new recipes on-line for awhile!

  69. Wow, they both sound amazing!

  70. We strive to eat whole, seasonal, local, and organic foods. It is hard to manage that especially in Northwest winters. We also have some old recipies that don’t taste the same when we substitute whole ingredients. More ideas and strategies is always helpful.

  71. I’ve been really wanting to get these! I’m an e-mail subscriber to Kate’s blog and love to learn from her; she has inspired me to make changes in the way we eat and live. Thanks for the chance to win these awesome books!

  72. The books look great. They would be perfect to start us out int he right direction!

  73. I love a good book and would love to read these.

  74. Finally coming off of a super rough 1st tri, I was just saying how I need to pack in some nutrient dense foods, now that I have an appetite (our 1st preg had no such problems). I would love to have these ebooks, just so it’s one less thing I have to research and worry about!

  75. this is great. thanks!

  76. entering to win :) these books sound great!!!

  77. I’m trying to make the move to using more real food, but it’s harder than I thought!!

  78. I’m interested in real food, but it’s just so hard to find the time to get it on the table. I’d love to win these!

  79. Pick me!! Pick me!!

  80. Get right down to what matters, not easy in this over stimulating, noisy world we are submerged in. Refreshing!

  81. Thanks for the giveaway. Looking forward to learning more about Real Foods.

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    Katherine K says:

    I’m a first time momma and excited to learn more about healthy, sustainable foods. Thanks for the giveaway!

  83. we are just embarking on ‘real food’ and a book of ideas and info would be great! It’s the movement that has been a long time coming!

  84. What great resources, I would love to win!

  85. avatar
    Sarah Gainey says:

    Wow, I love this giveaway! We have starting moving towards whole foods and are already seeing big changes. Thanks for the opportunity!

  86. After years of eating everything white, I’m slowly converting my family to real food. I am convinced our health is in my hands and I can make a real difference by incorporating REAL food!

  87. Count me in! I would love these books!

  88. Would love to read both books—sound very helpful–thanks for your generous sponsor!

  89. these books sound awesome!

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    Adina Vladoiu says:

    I have a wonderful 1 year old girl and I only give her home made meals or treats. I buy all my produce from the farmer’s market. I try to make healthy meals for the whole family. These two books will be a blessing since I am always looking for new ideas and to be ready for my next pregnancy.

  91. I would love these books!

  92. Would love to read more books on real food!

  93. I would very much like to win a copy of Real Food Basics! Thank you for a chance to win this great giveaway.

  94. Sounds like great books. I hope they include yummy recipes! :)

  95. Wow! Great giveaway!

  96. avatar
    Christina says:

    Love that someone has put all this great information into accessible works.

  97. Would love to win! Thanks! :)

  98. Would love the books, they sound great

  99. avatar
    Carol Bahr says:

    I am interested in both of these books, The pregnancy super foods would be so great to read at this stage in my life. Thanks for the chance to win!

  100. avatar
    Christine says:

    I would like to win!