6 Cultured Foods to Make at Home

Cultured Foods to Make at Home

Written by Mindy, Contributing Writer Probiotics are a great way to keep your digestive system working properly.  Lots of people take probiotics in pill form, but I love getting in as many probiotics as I can through my food and drinks. What are the best foods to eat to fill your body up with all of those beneficial probiotics?  Cultured and fermented foods!  They are full of probiotics, and they are easy to make yourself at home. Here are six different cultured foods that you […]

The Easiest Sourdough Pancakes Ever

Guest post written by Paula of Whole Intentions Sourdough is my preference when it comes to preparing grains. If we were to compare the efficiency and health benefits of grain preparation to, let’s say speed, I’d say soaking is like riding a bicycle with training wheels, sprouting is a professional bike racer, and sourdough is akin to a motorcycle. There are many health reasons to prefer sourdough over others, and today I’m going to share one of my favorite sourdough recipes. Pancakes. As I mentioned […]

A Healthy Real Food Diet for Pregnancy

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Written by Diana, Contributing Writer I remember being pregnant with my first child.  I was more concerned with the colors of his nursery rather than truly understanding the responsibility of growing a human being. I didn’t have anyone to stop and explain to me what my body was about to go through and the importance of a healthy diet to grow a baby and endure childbirth. Needless to say, I stayed within the average weight gain, however, I delivered via cesarean section and spent the […]

Adding Seafoods to Your Diet

Written by Meg Dickey, Contributing Writer When Dr. Weston A. Price traveled the world examining primitive cultures, one of the first things he noticed was the great lengths the people went to in finding nutrient dense foods.  One of the most desired of these nutrient dense foods were sea foods. Dr. Price noted that those who consumed seafood had the thickest skulls and the best bone structure of all the populations he studied. Sea foods aren’t just fish – they can include roe (fish eggs), […]

Simple Food {for winter} : Nourishing, Seasonal Recipes

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The idea of seasonal eating is coming back into vogue, as notions of local food and “100 mile” eating spread. A small portion of the general population is beginning to realize that out-of-season foods like fresh lettuce from California, avocados and tomatoes from Mexico, or watermelons from Ecuador in January (for goodness sake, seriously people?) just don’t make a whole lot of sense in so very many ways. Trouble is, it’s easy to think and buy and eat local when it’s summer and the farmer’s market […]

In the Kitchen- Real Food Basics eBook (Interview and Giveaway)

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Are you still new to real food or making slow but sure changes? Would you love to have a simple, affordable resource that will give you more info, more resources and more recipes and kitchen how-to’s? Many of you have already met Kate as one of the fantastic contributing writers here at Keeper of the Home, or perhaps you’ve visited her blog, Modern Alternative Mama. Passionate about sharing the things she has been learning, and that have changed her family’s health dramatically, she has written […]

Coupon Code for A Peasant’s Feast Ecourse

Recently I ran a giveaway for a membership to A Peasant’s Feast ecourse. This course is by Kimi of The Nourishing Gourmet and the goal is to teach you to cook nourishing foods on a budget! I’ve been fortunate to preview some of the course, and I can assure you that it will be a wonderful learning resource for you, as well as providing many frugal and delicious recipes to add to your repertoire! You can learn more about the course or sign up for […]

Learn to Cook Nourishing and Frugal Food from The Nourishing Gourmet (And a Giveaway!)

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Do you struggle with knowing how to balance the time and budget demands of making food for your family, with your desire to cook whole, nourishing and traditional foods? If so, you will love this new eCourse being offered by my dear friend Kimi of The Nourishing Gourmet! It’s called “A Peasant’s Feast: Nourishing Food on a Budget“. Eating real food sounds great, right? But how do we fit it into our daily life? We want real food, but we also have real life schedules […]