Supplement with Collagen At Oh Lardy, you know we love our bone broth! It is full of healing collagen, gelatin, minerals and has so many benefits for the body. We love to drink it like a tea, add it to sauces and stir fries, make soups, even use it in pancake mixes (yes, I have done that!!). Because of … Read More
Fermented Cod Liver Oil…Good For You or a Hoax?
If you are a traditional foodie, a member of the Weston A. Price Foundation and/or a lover of nourishing foods like bone broth and ferments, you likely have heard of a product called Fermented Cod Liver Oil. Both of our families have used this product due to its supposed superiority to regular fish oils. Now there is a huge controversy … Read More
20 Ways to Use Colostrum
Oh Lardy loves taking care of our guts by eating fermented foods, taking probiotics, reducing stress, drinking bone broth and more. We also have started adding colostrum to our daily diets as well. You can purchase raw colostrum from your local dairy, if you have that kind of access. We prefer to take ours in powdered supplement form. Why? … Read More
Why You Should Use Colostrum to Support Your Digestion and Immune System
If you have been following Oh Lardy, you know we are very focused on maintaining a healthy digestive system. Optimal digestion is the key to a healthy immune system response. We have focused quite a bit on replenishing the good bacteria in your gut with probiotic supplements and fermented foods and drinks (like sauerkraut, dilly carrots and fermented orange … Read More
Bacon Sweet Potato Tots Recipe
One of the things I miss now that we are a Real Food family is tater tots…really crispy, crunch tater tots. I loved those things!! These days we are focusing on eating food that is made with nourishing ingredients and it is possible to make tater tots nourishing by choosing better ingredients! You know what is even better with tater … Read More
10 Reasons to Start a Garden
I am itching for spring and am already planning my garden! I just place an order for a variety of organic seeds (kale, cucumber, snap peas, lettuces, spinach and so much more) and can’t wait to get started! Although, given the look of my garden today, I have a while before I can actually plant! Do you have a vegetable … Read More
Real Food for Real People
Last I checked, we are all real people. Real living, breathing, eating people. And I think that since we are all real people, we should eat real food. But this is no surprise to you! If you have been a fan of Oh Lardy for any amount of time you know how much we love Real Food around here. If … Read More
What Causes Heartburn? Too Much Acid…Or Too Little?
Many Americans suffer from heartburn and acid reflux. It can be a very uncomfortable and persistent problem and, sadly, is very common. Do you ever wonder what causes heartburn? And, more importantly, how can you prevent heartburn? Have you ever experienced heartburn? I have on rare occasion and it is not pleasant. I can not imagine experiencing it after every … Read More
Whole Food Supplements – Do we REALLY need them?
I have always been of the belief that all our bodies could possibly need can be found in food. I have never really been a big vitamin-taker. When my pediatrician wanted me to start giving my daughter iron-fortified vitamin drops, I told her that I didn’t want to do that. Instead I wanted to give her beef liver. She looked … Read More
Tamara’s January 2015 Stitch Fix Review
As you know from my Stitch Fix Review from August and September, this is becoming my new favorite thing! I get so excited for my box of goodies to arrive each month and can’t wait to see what my stylist chose for me!!! I had great orders in October, November and December, but was so busy I forgot to post about them! … Read More
Drinking Tea for Health – Klio Greek Mountain Tea
I love sitting down to a nice cup of tea…on an early morning after my daughter is at school, late in the afternoon before the after school chaos hits, even at night, relaxing before bed. My 9 year old daughter has also become a tea fan after a trip to London several years ago. In fact, sometimes, she will … Read More
Have a Clutter Free Home in 15 Minutes a Day!
Stuff. Stuff. Stuff. We all have so much stuff leading to clutter everywhere! We can’t stop buying and collecting stuff! We keep all kinds of papers and emails and knick knacks and old clothes that don’t fit us anymore. American homes are getting larger but are still filled with clutter! Did you know… A 2008 survey by the National Association … Read More
Some Tools to Start Your New Year Off Right!
Rewind back to January of 2014 — you likely made plans back then for yourself. You perhaps even took up some new year’s resolutions. You likely vowed to improve and transform yourself… to be in better health, to be in better shape, to live a longer life. Fast-forward back to the present and tell me this: Are you where you … Read More
Tallow: Nature’s Skincare
I first met Shalley the Buffalo Gal last year at the Weston A Price conference in Atlanta, GA. Tamara and I sampled her skin care products and oooh’d and aaah’d over the awesome lip whips she had!! Several weeks ago Shalley spoiled us with a goodie box filled with her amazing tallow products. I did a happy dance because I … Read More
Kelly’s November Stitch Fix
Okay, so my October Stitch Fix was mild success. I kept a top and an accessory. With a little renewed faith, I filled out my return questionnaire with lots of details and beefed up my pinterest board so that my designer would have little opportunity to fail. So, how did we do this month? What’s Stitch Fix? Stitch … Read More
2014’s Amazing Real Food and Healthy Living Black Friday Sale
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And of course we are talking about Black Friday! We have teamed up with a whole bunch of our favorite lifestyle bloggers to bring you tons of classes, meal plans, cook books, natural beauty books, and more at up to 80% off!!!! These deals won’t last long! Sales start on Thursday, November … Read More