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Don’t Miss the Weston A. Price Conference 2011 in Dallas, TX!

If you have never attended the Weston A. Price Wise Traditions Conference and you care about sustainable food and farming, this is one event you should NOT miss! And, it’s happening very soon in Dallas, TX November 11-13, 2011. Last year was my first year attending, and I count it as one of the best […]

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Making Your Own Organic Garden Fertilizer

Gardening is one of my favorite labor-of-loves. When you produce your own food, you have control over the types of food you grow and knowing exactly how it has been produced. And being outside on your own property, planting and nurturing growing things provides a great sense of accomplishment and satisfaction too. This year, I […]

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Rawesome Foods Raid: The Insanity of the U.S. Legal System

For the last several years, there’s been a big stir in the news about raids on raw dairy farmers.  On August 3rd, 2011 the latest raid at gunpoint conducted by the L.A. Sheriff’s office, the CDC, and the FDA occurred on the premises of Rawesome Foods, a buyer’s club in Venice, CA. The picture at […]

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Why Our Family Chooses Raw Over Pasteurized Milk

If you are still wondering about raw milk, now’s the time to give it a try! It is one of the most complete, healthy foods you can consume and provides many critical nutrients we are missing in our modern diets. Our family has been drinking it for 4 years and it’s been one of the […]

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What I Think of Meatless Mondays

The term “Meatless Mondays” has become synonymous in health communities with “going green” and having a lesser impact on the environment, and its supposed positive effect on human health. You’ll see this highly marketed term used in many places, and especially where vegetarian diets are promoted.  While I’m not necessarily being critical of vegetarian diets, […]

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GAPS-friendly, Grain-Free Pancakes w/Vanilla, Cinnamon, & Raw Honey

Here’s my answer to everyone’s pancake craving that is gluten-free, grain-free, and guilt-free in every sense of the word. These pancakes are so easy, even the most throw-away cook will love making them.  A great alternative to allergy-inducing and health problem causing gluten and grains, these fabulous cakes can be made in a variety of […]

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3 Effective Ways to Elminate Sinus Infections

Two years ago I wrote a post about how I defeated a raging sinus infection I had been battling for nearly 8 weeks. I used every natural method I could think of and had no success.  I was so desperate for relief, I almost broke down and agreed to take antibiotics. I am so glad […]

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Deceptions in the Food Industry: Lean Meats

Continuing on with Deceptions in the Food Industry series, last week I talked about the term “natural” on food labels and how misleading it is. This week I’m covering the myths about “lean meats” touted by so many conventional health experts. Modern, developed societies have cultivated a fear and avoidance of fatty animal products. Doctors […]

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Deceptions in the Food Industry:”All Natural”

In the first post in this series, Deceptions in the Food Industry: Low-Fat Foods, I talked about the pervasiveness of processed, low-fat foods in our food supply, misconceptions about how low-fat foods are healthy, and the dishonesty of labeling about these foods. Today I’ll discuss the “all natural” label on processed, packaged foods and how […]

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Busting Myths About GMOs (Genetically-Modified Foods)

The cost of food is skyrocketing, and it is affecting not just people shopping at grocery stores, but those all over the world in third-world countries as well. In the midst of all the news about rising food prices, companies like Monsanto are using their P.R. muscle to convince everyone that genetically-modified foods will be […]