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If I Could Turn Back the Clock and Feed My Family Differently…

It was the year 2000 and we had just moved from Boise, ID to Spokane, WA for my husband’s job. When I learned I was pregnant with our first and only child at age 31. I didn’t yet have the benefit of the knowledge shared in the real food and Weston A. Price Communities.   […]

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GAPS Diet Basics & Getting Started

Looking for GAPS resources as a way to improve your health? I started the GAPS diet in May of 2011 as a way to eliminate symptoms of panic, anxiety, and insomnia. I’ve read and heard many, many testimonials from people who have healed on GAPS. I’ve been health coaching for almost 3 years with an emphasis in GAPS by […]

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Getting Started with Fermented Foods, With Wardee Harmon

I’d like to share an introduction to my good friend Wardee Harmon’s e-book Lacto-Fermentation. Wardee is a wonderful and passionate educator and blogger on the subject of fermentation as well as other real food and natural health topics.   If you are new to fermenting, you’ll discover a bit about the benefits of fermented foods, […]

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10 Ways to Kiss Processed Foods Goodbye and Get More Nutrition in Your Diet

  We all need more nutrition in our diets – especially if you eat a lot of processed foods. Processed foods are full of chemicals, preservatives, dyes, fake fats, and other harmful ingredients. And, packaged foods tend to have less nutrients due to the way they are produced, leaving you feeling hungry and unsatisfied soon […]

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Real Food Fermentation by Alex Lewin: Book Review & Giveaway

I am a big advocate for fermented foods, and have committed to making them a regular part of my dietary habits. That’s why I am reviewing another great book about fermentation this week, Alex Lewin from Feed Me Like You Mean It’s recent book Real Food Fermentation. Whether you are new to fermenting and are […]

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Book Review: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Fermenting Foods by Wardeh Harmon & Giveaway

Today I’m reviewing The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Fermenting Foods by Wardeh Harmon of GNOWFGLINS. I myself have become quite an enthusiast for fermented foods over the last few years with the observance that it has made amazing changes to my own and my family’s health. Since May of 2011 I have been on the […]

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My Second Weston A. Price Wise Traditions Conference Experience, 2012

This was my second time attending the Weston A. Price Wise Traditions conference, and what a gathering it was! I watched many devoted and passionate people educating and interacting with each other, spreading the good news about health, nutrition, and well-being. It was awe inspiring to say the least. This year I was privileged to […]

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13 Ways to Kick Insomnia/Sleep Disorders and Get a Good Night’s Rest

Are you an insomniac? Do you toss and turn and wake up in the middle of the night? And no matter how hard you try, you can’t  get back to sleep…only to feel as though you’ve been hit by a truck when the alarm goes off and it’s time to start your day? In our […]

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11 Reasons Why You Aren’t Healing Despite “Eating Well”

So you’ve transitioned away from processed foods and started eating healthier. That’s great! You’re becoming more mindful of organic – maybe you’re buying more fruits and vegetables, and maybe even meat, poultry, and dairy products from sustainable sources. Or, maybe you’ve made an effort to eliminate toxic vegetable oils and other artificial fats like margarine, […]

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SimplyThick Brand Instant Food Thickener/Formula Causes 22 Infant Deaths

As heartbreaking as this subject is, I feel very strongly about discussing this topic as a way to prevent more damage to children’s health in the future. Unfortunately, recalls of infant formula and related products, and sickness and deaths from babies consuming them are nothing new. Today, news reports are showing the recall of Simply […]