Reader Questions: Stevia & Strained Yogurt

Amy asked: Q: “What do you mean by “strained yogurt”? Just curious. Do you mean you strain out the whey?” A: Absolutely!   By straining yogurt you can reserve the whey separately for use in soaking grains, flours and legumes and make a super-thick yogurt that is almost pudding-like in its consistency.   I find… 

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10 Nutritional Powerhouses that Won't Break the Bank

Counting your pennies?   Trying to feed your family in an economic slump and every single dime counts?   In no particular order, here’s my top ten nutritional powerhouses that won’t break the bank.   Believe me: they’ve made a steady and regular appearance at our table the last few weeks. 1. Eggs from Pasture-fed… 

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Really Raw Ice Cream with Wildflower Honey & Blackberries

In the spring and summer months, when cows are grazing on fresh, green grass raw ice cream is a staple in our home.   Unlike conventional, cloyingly sweet ice creams, this ice cream is milder in is sweetness which allows you to more fully appreciate the flavor of fresh, raw cream and milk.

2-style Tacos: Halibut & Beef

This soft taco recipe is easy to prepare and adaptable to fish, beef, chicken or even pork.     Serving a variety of meat is nice, coupled with a variety of toppings is nice too.   Coupling coconut oil with beef and halibut ensures plenty of good fats while the fresh vegetables and spice rub… 

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Anchovy Toasts

Anchovy toasts make a   simple appetizer or lunch that’s rich in flavor.   Anchovies are small, oily fish that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and minerals like selenium – a mineral that is remarkably good for hair, skin and nails.   Sadly, anchovies are little-loved.

Want Healthy Children? Let them Eat Dirt!

We all want healthy children, but did you know that children who eat dirt might actually be doing their bodies and long-term health a tremendous service? Providing a healthy, clean environment for children is of paramount importance, but the over sanitation of childhood might actually be doing   children more harm than good.   The… 

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Fermented Food: Benefits of Lactic Acid Fermentation

Fermented food, enjoyed across the globe, conveys health benefits through lactic acid fermentation. The fermentation process can transform the flavor of food from the plain and mundane to a mouth-puckering sourness enlivened by colonies of beneficial bacteria and enhanced micronutrients. While fermented food like yogurt, sauerkraut and kefir are well-known many other lesser-known foods also… 

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