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Learn from the Nourished Kitchen – an eCourse on Traditional Cooking!

Want to learn how to cook traditional food from the ground up? Introducing a new eCourse designed to guide you through the basics and fundamentals of traditional food preparation and how to select real food. This course is based on the components of traditional food preparation methods, as found in cookbooks like Sally Fallon-Morell’s Nourishing Traditions.

In this eCourse, Jenny from Nourished Kitchen shares her passion and experience with real food and how to prepare it. As a wife, mother, and manager of a nourishing foods web site, she in a continual process of sharing her knowledge of cooking and food with the world on her incredible web site. She also manages the local farmer’s market in her city. Jenny really cares about nutrition and food, and it shows!

Jenny will show you through interactive media useful techniques and recipes to teach the fundamentals of preparing food and cooking, and to inspire creativity and interest in your kitchen. It’s a fantastic way to get the whole family involved in learning about food, as you can take the course from the comfort of your home, and involve all your family members. What a great way to get children started in understanding and appreciating real food!

The course offers information about how to make meals with the principles of affordability, flavor, and nourishment in mind. Jenny uses a simple, hands-on approach that will change the way you prepare foods for your family. Each lesson you will learn a variety of topics such as how to shop farmer’s markets and local farms to get the most for your money, buy in season, address how to feed those with food intolerances or allergies and sensitivities, and about the significance of knowing which foods are the best for your health and nutritional benefit and why.

Lessons are organized through down-loadable documents for print, online video tutorials, charts and other materials designed to organize the information in an easy-to-follow, comprehensive format. In no time, you’ll be preparing whole, local foods from scratch, and on your budget.

Classes start on June 1, 2010.
Fee: $120 for 12-weeks of classes, or $10 per class

Classes and recipes:

Lesson 1: What is Real Food & Where to Find It

Lesson 2: Soaked Grains: Pilaf & Scones

Lesson 3: Homemade Sourdough Bread

Lesson 4: Salads: Vinaigrette and Enriched Dressing

Lesson 5: Seasonal Vegetables: Roasted and Braised

Lesson 6: Fermented Vegetables: Sauerkrauts & Sour Pickles

Lesson 7: Pasture-Raised Meats: Roasts and Slow-Cooked

Lesson 8: Mineral-Rich Broths: Soups

Lesson 9: Yogurt and Yogurt Cheese

Lesson 10: Brewing and Flavoring Kombucha & Water Kefir

Lesson 11: Natural Sweeteners and Fruit: Compotes, Ice Creams, & Desserts

Lesson 12: Menus & Meal Planning

Learn how you can transform your health and your life through the healing power of real food!

I strongly believe in the principles of real food from both moral and ethical standpoints as tools for transforming our entire planet; cultivating and supporting the real food movement has far-reaching benefits for all of humanity as it affects our socioeconomic, environmental, health, political, and spiritual health in profound ways. By signing up for this eCourse, you are helping to keep my efforts going on this site – as I earn a small commission from enrollment – as well as supporting the real food movement.

I can honestly say I have seen amazing changes in my own health after removing processed foods from my diet and learning to make real food at home with ingredients from the earth. This is a subject about which I am also passionate about and dedicated to helping others learn about and understand.

The deadline for enrollment is Monday, May 31, 2010. Sign up here to get started on your way to cooking nourishing food, the affordable way, for your family!

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One Day Left to Enroll in GNOWFGLINS eCourse in Traditional Cooking!

If you are interested in learning how to prepare traditional foods to get the most nutritional value possible for yourself and your family, this course is for you! The deadline is 12:00 midnight, PST, Monday, February 22 (in just two days!), so the time to sign up is now!

Wardeh Harmon of GNOWFGLINS has released another sneak preview of what’s to come in this course:

“13 Tips for Maintaining and Establishing New Routines” is a combination article, audio, and PDF file.

Here is the sneak peak video of what you can expect from Wardeh’s classes:

What are traditional foods?
Traditional foods are those that have been gathered, prepared, and eaten by people since the beginning of humanity. The concepts in this course are based upon many of the same methods featured in the book Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon Morell. This book is a fantastic, comprehensive resource for traditional cooking. But it can be overwhelming to someone newly acquainted with the notion of preparing foods traditionally. Wardeh’s eCourse is a simple plan to prepare healthy food, and can help you to make the most out of your meals and get the most out of great traditional cookbooks like Nourishing Traditions.

What’s in the course?

  • Overview: eCourse Overview
  • Lesson 1: The GNOWFGLINS Foundation
  • Lesson 2: How to Soak Whole Grains, Nuts and Seeds
  • Lesson 3: How to Make Soaked Whole-Grain Flour Baked Goods ILesson 4: How to Make Soaked Whole-Grain Flour Baked Goods II
  • Lesson 5: How to Soak and Cook Dry Beans
  • Lesson 6: How to Sprout Beans
  • Lesson 7: How to Cook a Chicken and Make Chicken Stock
  • Lesson 8: How to Make Skillet Dishes: A Dinner Formula
  • Lesson 9: How to Make Water Kefir
  • Lesson 10: How to Make Dairy Kefir
  • Lesson 11: How to Make Soft, Spreadable Cheese
  • Lesson 12: How to Make Sourdough Bread
  • Lesson 13: How to Sprout Whole Grains for Sprouted Grain Flour & How to Bake With Sprouted Grain Flour
  • Lesson 14: How to Make Natural Pickled Foods

If you have dietary restrictions such as gluten, dairy, egg? No problem! Wardeh has designed this course with every consideration in mind for those adhering to diets that are sensitive or allergic to specific foods.

Don’t delay! Sign up for the eCourse by clicking this banner before 12 a.m. PST on Monday, February 22, 2010! You will be supporting the real food movement and help to keep this web site going!