Did you know that eating real food isn't dependent on eating a set menu, based on particular "health" foods that you have to be able to find or afford? (did I just hear a collective sigh of relief?) This winter... Read More
by Meg Dickey, Contributing Writer Summer, and the fruit it brings, has a way of overwhelming many of us. If you've got a pile of peaches, plums, nectarines, apricots or any other kind of fruit sitting in the middle of... Read More
Written by Beth Corcoran, Contributing Writer Buying meat at the store can be quite confusing. On top of having to choose a proper cut of meat to suit your needs, there are many grade labels that may add to the... Read More
If there’s one supplement for everyone, it’s cod liver oil. Here are reasons you should take cod liver oil and an explanation of benefits.... Read More
Every once in a while, I have a blog post composing itself in my brain, and before I actually get it onto my keyboard, someone beats me to the punch. This time, it was on the topic of Dr. Weston... Read More
Written by Sharon Kaufman, Contributing Writer The original cabbage patch kid... For as long as I can remember, I've loved sauerkraut. As a small child, my mom served it on a regular basis with roast and mashed potatoes. I would scoop out... Read More
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... Read More
The month of April is Traditional Foods month here at Keeper of the Home. Between myself and the amazing writers who contribute here, we will be delving deeply into a wide variety of traditional foods (raw milk, grains, fermented foods,... Read More
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... Read More
Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer Back when I used to eat SAD (Standard American Diet, for those not familiar), I tried to make the “healthiest” choices wherever I went. So, if we happened to be getting fast food (not... Read More
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="354" caption="image courtesy of istockphoto"][/caption] Written by Anne Elliot, Contributing Writer We moved to Minnesota almost 18 months ago, but in that time, I just never got around to finding some good meat for our family. I... Read More
Written by Sharon Kaufman, Contributing Writer "She does him good... all the days of her life." Continued from yesterday's post... But What if My Husband Objects? This is not unusual and can be frustrating. I have found that submission, prayer... Read More
Today's post is a brief excerpt taken from Chapter 2 of my new book, Real Food on a Real Budget. The chapter explores how we can examine the options and resources available to us, as we seek to find sources... Read More
Introducing the first of four families to receive a Real Food Makeover! Each week, I will be highlighting a different family and offering suggestions and resources to help them along the road to eating more real, whole, healthy foods. Meet... Read More
By Anne Elliot, Contributing Writer I’ve been trying to feed my family with healthy, nutritious food for about thirteen years now. Before that, I ate just about anything, but one day I began reading books that changed the way I... Read More
Do you or any of your family members regularly experience common digestive complaints, such as heartburn (reflux), indigestion, bloating, cramping, constipation, or diarrhea? Do any of you suffer from eczema, asthma, dyslexia, or depression? Have your children received labels such... Read More
"Hi, my name is Stephanie and I have a problem. I'm addicted to fermenting, culturing and soaking foods and they're taking over my kitchen! Help!" Having a lot of cultured, soaked, sprouted and lacto-fermented foods around is a wonderful problem... Read More
Edit: Wardeh just sent me a link to watch a video sneak peak! Learn how to make Soaked Muffins and get a feel for what this eCourse will be like. Let Wardeh show you how to make soaked muffins! Image... Read More
It's time to share a few favorite recipes and recent finds with you once again! Here are some that we are either really enjoying these days, or that I'm dying to have again once we're finished with our grain/sugar/starch free... Read More
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