10 Tips for Real Food Newbies

10 tips for real food newbies

If you’re just starting out, just learning and baby-stepping away from packaged and boxed foods into a diet based on wholesome, natural traditional foods, those first few weeks … [Read more...]

Einkorn, Spelt, Wheat, Ancient Grains

Good Questions: Einkorn, Spelt, Emmer, Farro and Heirloom Wheat

In recent weeks, a glut of questions about ancient and heirloom grains and wheat have arrived in my inbox.  I hope this means that readers are beginning to re-embrace the idea of … [Read more...]

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Red Currant Pie with Buttered Sourdough Crust

Currant pie, sweet and tart with a hint of cinnamon, rounds out the desserts on my summertime table.  Currants offer an old-fashioned charm, and I look forward to their brief and … [Read more...]

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My Favorite Asparagus Soup

When spring inches its way forward, there is one recipe that I invariably prepare: asparagus soup.  It's creamy, but light, and rich with the grassy green herbaceous flavor of … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake Cupcakes III

A Story of Recovery (and a Recipe for Grain-free Carrot Cupcakes with Honey Cream Cheese Frosting)

If you had two girls under the age of two, and your husband, a fighter pilot, was flying cover during a war in Iraq, would you be thinking about converting your diet to organic, … [Read more...]

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A Look at Our Food Budget

The subject of money comes up a lot, especially for those real food newbies who are not quite sure how to make the transition from a standard American diet of prepackaged, … [Read more...]

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Reader Questions: Cure Tooth Decay with Ramiel Nagel (Part I)

Do you think that tooth decay is genetic?  Or that teeth cannot be remineralized?  For this week’s Reader Question and Answer session, I chat with Ramiel Nagel, author of Cure … [Read more...]

reader questions on vitamin k2 and an interview with dr. kate rheaume-bleue

Are you getting enough vitamin K2? Unless you’re eating good quality butter, cheese, grass-fed meats or natto, you probably aren’t.  In this reader question and answer session, Dr. … [Read more...]

reader questions: natural bodycare

This week our reader Q&A focuses on natural bodycare.  Why? Because what you put in your mouth is only part of the story.  Your skin is your largest organ and your body absorbs … [Read more...]

Nourishing Our Children: A Peek into What Builds Healthy Kids

I first happened across Nourishing Our Children – a not-for-profit educational campaign of the San Francisco Chapter of the Weston A Price Foundation at the first Wise Traditions … [Read more...]