How to Make Fermented Foods

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes, Tips15 Comments

How to Ferment Fruits and Vegetables at Home - www.ohlardy.com

Culturing or fermenting foods is a way of easily preserving foods and at the same time encouraging the growth of good bacteria (probiotics) which have numerous health benefits. Some of the benefits of consuming fermented foods are restoring proper balance of bacteria in your gut (should be 80-20 ratio good-bad; most of the time is not due to our SAD … Read More

Ditch the store bought Mayo!

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Dressings, sauces and dips, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes21 Comments

If you happen to be a newbie in the Real Foods arena, one of the simplest things you can do is to make your own condiments.  Personally, I started with Mayonnaise.  By mastering the basics (homemade broth, dressings, sauces, marinades, condiments, etc) you set a great foundation from which to build your healthy kitchen. When I cleaned out our kitchen … Read More

The Bugs in Your Belly

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Fermenting, Ferments, Healthy Lifestyle18 Comments

Are Your Gut Bacteria Healthy? - www.ohlardy.com

As I have said previously, I just completed the Certified Healing Foods Specialist course from Immunitrition in September.  The course was packed full of great information that I can not wait to share with all of you. I am going to start a series on the importance of maintaining the balance of bacteria in our gut and the benefits of … Read More

How to make your own Greek yogurt

Tamara MannellyDressings, sauces and dips, Fermenting, Real Food, Recipes10 Comments

How to Make Your Own Greek Yogurt - www.ohlardy.com

If you want to be sure your Greek yogurt is the real stuff, make your own!!   Making your own Greek yogurt/yogurt cheese/strained yogurt is a pretty simple task.  You need the following ingredients:   full fat, plain yogurt (organic if possible) cheesecloth or a very thin dishtowel strainer bowl a large jar with wide mouth (or blender) wooden spoon … Read More