Six Reasons to Keep Backyard Chickens

Six Reasons to Keep Chickens

Keeping chickens in the backyard is becoming more popular all across the nation. You may even have neighbors that have hens in their backyard. If you do, you may even be so lucky to receive some fresh eggs from time to time! When I first added chickens to our backyard, my family thought I was… 

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Dried Apricot and Plum Breakfast Bars with Coconut: Super Easy, Delicious Real Food Snack

Dried Plum, Apricot and Coconut Breakfast Bars

This post is sponsored by VitaCost, which ships natural foods, dry goods, supplements and personal care items to your door.  Thank you for supporting companies I believe in, as it helps me to continue developing recipes, and crafting unique content for you to enjoy.  I hope you love these Dried Plum, Apricot and Coconut Breakfast Bars…. 

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23andMe Review: Ancestry, Heritage and Health

  Last autumn, my husband and I purchased two DNA analyses by 23andMe.  Well, I purchased them and goaded him into trying it with me.  I’d heard Robb Wolf speak at a Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund event we both attended. He’s a compelling speaker, fascinating with an intensely science-based approach, he mentioned DNA analysis by 23andMe as… 

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Healthy Foods for Healing a Leaky Gut

What is Leaky Gut? Leaky Gut is a not-so-fancy way of talking about “increased intestinal permeability” also referred to as “intestinal hyperpermeability”. This basically means that the lining of the intestine, which is supposed to keep the contents of our digestive system separate from the rest of our body (moving food only from tongue to… 

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A Dozen Christmas Cookies for Santa Claus

While we’re at home baking cookies and cutting carrots for Santa and his reindeer today, I wanted to share with you some of my favorite Christmas treats for this season: Gingerbread Men, Molasses Cookies, Almond and Olive Oil Cookies and plenty more. [new_royalslider id=”1″]

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Chai Coconut Ice Cream

This is a guest post by one of my favorite bloggers – Kimi Harris of the Nourishing Gourmet.  Kimi blogs about simple, affordable traditional foods with an emphasis on dairy-free and gluten-free cooking.  I hope you find her timeless approach to wholesome cooking as refreshing and inspiring as I do.  — Jenny Vanilla swirls with… 

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Victory for Small Farms after Despair

Jenny’s Note: Little did I know when I volunteered to help the FTCLDF and teach at P3 on September 8th with Robb Wolf, that I will be meeting one of my personal heros, Laura Bledsoe, at the Polyface Tour that weekend. Many of you may remember my blog about Laura Bledsoe and the Farm-to-Fork Fiasco…. 

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Wondering what to make for breakfast? (Simple and Fast Real Food Breakfasts) If you’re in a breakfast rut, you’re not alone.  This week Nourished Kitchen received several emails from readers who were struggling with making simple, and delicious real food breakfasts.  I’ve picked some of my family’s favorites and posted them below, but you can always check… 

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Top 12 Recipes of 2012

January: Perpetual Bone Broth January brought perpetual bone broth – the simplest way to prepare bone broth by keeping a slowcooker brewing away on your kitchen counter, dipping in and out of it daily.  Get the tutorial here. February: Three-seed Porridge The cold months always make me crave porridge, and in February I gave you… 

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My Favorite Books of 2012

I don’t often get a chance to sit down and read – at least not as often as I used to.  But, very occasionally, I draw a hot bath, pour a cold glass of water and settle in to read a bit.  And now that the year is drawing to a close, I thought I’d… 

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