This Italian sausage and white bean soup is incredibly flavorful and so easy to make. This simple recipe is certain to be a newfound favorite: savory, satisfying, AND delicious!... Read More
By Stacy Karen, Contributing Writer When I think back to my newlywed days, and all the canned soup we consumed, I cringe a little. As a newlywed, I learned to prepare all manner of meals while clutching my Betty Crocker... Read More
Written by Mindy, Contributing Writer Without proper planning, a whole foods diet can be more draining on your wallet than you might expect! However, by menu planning and incorporating meals with lower cost ingredients into my meal plans, I actually... Read More
Written by Meg Dickey, Contributing Writer Our Valley finally began its annual cooling trend last week. After several months of nearly 100 degree heat, we were able to enjoy a rainstorm, complete with chilly temperatures and a delightful nip in... Read More
Written by Stacy Karen, Contributing Writer Soup is an excellent way to get a frugal and nutritious supper on the table without much effort. Often relegated to the fall and winter months, soup is still a wonderful choice for spring... Read More
There's something about the heartiness of this soup that makes it feel like such nourishing comfort food to me. Packed with seasonal winter veggies (onions, carrots, turnips, celeriac) and grass-fed beef, this is a meal that truly satisfies, even without grains... 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
With fall and cooler weather comes the return of soup simmering on my stove. Too hot for summer dining, it is just the perfect, warming end to a crisp autumn day, and so soup begins to find its way back... Read More
Image by Magic Madzik Learning to cook without recipes can be not only a huge time-saver in the kitchen, but a money-saver as well. Soup is an incredibly versatile food. It can be hearty and chunky, or light and refreshing,... Read More
[caption id="attachment_3370" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Blended vegetable soup- the basis of the GAPS intro diet!"][/caption] Image by Qfamily After all the GAPS diet talk last week (what it is and why we're doing it), I thought it would be good to... Read More
I love to say it. Creme Fraiche (pronounced "crem fresh"). There's something so gourmet and cultured sounding about it (no pun intended!), and yet it is one of the simplest types of cultured dairy that you can make. Basically, creme... 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
She may not see as much use in the summertime, but come fall and winter, my crockpot is my very good friend. I think my favorite thing about using a crockpot is that all it takes is a small time... Read More
Image by joyosity Ever wonder why fokelore has always included chicken soup as a remedy for the common cold? And why your Grandma's tastes just so good (so much better than any canned or dry variety ever could)? The secret... Read More
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