These nourishing recipes focus on simple, healing foods that draw upon the deep wisdom and traditions of ancestral cooking. They feature nutrient-dense ingredients like grass-fed meat, sustainable seafood, raw milk, and seasonal vegetables.
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Recipes for Fermented Foods
Recipes for Fermented Drinks
Whether it's water kefir, jun, or beet kvass, these fermented drinks are teeming with beneficial bacteria and are marvelously simple to make.
Recipes for Fermented Vegetables
From fermented hot sauce to sauerkraut, these fermented vegetable recipes are easy to make and support gut health and immune system function. All you need is fresh vegetables, salt, and a little patience.
Recipes for Fermented Fruits
Fermenting fruit is brilliantly easy whether they's classics like Preserved Lemons or newcomers like these honey-fermented cranberries.
Recipes for Yogurt and Kefir
Grass-fed milk, yogurt, kefir and even butter provide a deeply nourishing source of many nutrients including healthy fats and minerals like calcium. You can make raw milk yogurt easily (and we even have tips to help you troubleshoot your yogurt).
Recipes for Broths, Soups, and Stews
Recipes for Broth and Stock
Bone Broth is a nourishing, protein-rich food that you can sip on its own or add to soups and stews. Its wide variety of amino acids help support gut health and the immune system while providing deep nourishment.
Brimming with seasonal vegetables, herbs and slow-simmered broths, these simple healthy stews are both easy to make and deeply nourishing.
These nourishing soups are an excellent way to combine seasonal vegetables, healthy fats, and wholesome broths for a warming, affordable dinner or lunch.
Recipes for Herbs and Herbal Remedies
Recipes for Simple Herbal Remedies
Whether you're brewing a mug of nettle infusion, tossing herbs into a jar for Fire Cider or making your own CBD oil, these simple DIY herbal remedies bring both joy and gentle medicine into your kitchen.
Recipes for Properly Prepared Grains and Pulses
Recipes for Sourdough
Sourdough bread is steeped and a deep history that spans millennia. This ancestral tradition delivers loaves of bread that taste amazing, with an airy crumb and crackly crust, and it also delivers food that is better for you than modern bread.
Recipes for Whole Grains
Ancient grains, like einkorn wheat, are delicious whether you make them into savory dishes like Wild Mushroom Risotto or sweet recipes like this einkorn banana bread.
Recipes for Einkorn
Einkorn is an ancient wheat with a rich nutritional balance and complex, nutty flavor. Use it in pastries, cakes, sourdough breads and cookies.
Recipes for Beans, Lentils and Chickpeas
Pulses are edible legumes and include dry beans, lentils and chickpeas. They're rich in prebiotics, and made more nutrient-dense by soaking and sprouting.
Recipes for Meat, Poultry, and Fish
Recipes for Grass-fed Meats
Holistic management means that grass-fed meat is more nutrient-dense. Check out some of our favorite grass-fed meat recipes like beef goulash and braised steak with red wine.
Recipes for Pastured Poultry
Keeping turkeys and chickens on pasture means more flavorful, nutrient-dense and delicious meat. But they can also be tougher, check out our favorite poultry recipes like slow-roasted turkey and chicken curry.
Recipes for Sustainable Seafood
Seafood, like cold-water fish and fresh oysters, are some of the most nutrient-dense (and delicious) foods you can include on your family's table.
Recipes for Pasture-Raised Eggs
Healthy Egg Recipes
Pasture-raised eggs are rich in choline, healthy fats, vitamin A and beta carotene. And they're delicisou made into herb frittatas or baked with smoked salmon.
Recipes for Seasonal Vegetables
Spring Vegetable Recipes
Springtime salads, buttered spinach and other recipes make use of spring's plentiful fresh herbs and greens.
Summer Vegetable Recipes
Gorgeous cherry tomato salads and garlicky roasted plum tomatoes are some of our favorite recipes of the season.
Fall Vegetable Recipes
Hearty root vegetables and sturdy greens are in season, so we're making maple-glazed root vegetables and plenty of sautéed greens with garlic.
Winter Vegetable Recipes
Root vegetables, winter squash, cabbage, potatoes, and onions are the hallmarks of winter.
Recipes for Seasonal Fruits
Spring Fruit Recipes
Spring brings strawberries, apricots, and all sorts of luscious fruits.
Summer Fruit Recipes
Berries and stonefruit are the hallmarks of summer. You'll find a luscious cherry cordial and a delicious brandied cherries among these recipes.
Fall Fruit Recipes
Fall brings apples, pears, grapes, and figs. We use them in this Apple Dutch Baby Pancake, apple-pear sauce, and more.
Winter Fruit Recipes
Sunny oranges, bright lemons, and tart grapefruit give light to the darkest days of winter. In addition to citrus, winter recipes feature dried fruit such as dates and dried figs.
Recipes for Natural Sweets
Naturally Sweetened Desserts
Sweetened with honey, maple syrup, and minimally processed cane sugars such as jaggery and panela, these wholesome desserts are the perfect finish to a meal.
Winter Drink Recipes
Hot drinks, infused with aromatic spices are some of our favorite things to serve in wintertime. You'll find wassail, mulled wine, and others.