Fermented Salsa Recipe

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Dressings, sauces and dips, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes, Side Dishes, Snacks and Appetizers1 Comment

Fermented Salsa Recipe

My family loves chips and salsa…like seriously has a problem and can eat a whole bowl!  I decided to ferment some fresh salsa to bring all of the benefits of fermented food to our taco nights!  I could add some real sour cream, fermented jalapenos, fermented garlic and wow!  I have probiotic rich toppings for tacos, burritos, nachos and more. … Read More

Fermented Kumquats

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Can I just say that these fermented kumquats have been the best little orange surprise??  What that heck is a kumquat anyway?  Kumquats are an edible fruit that closely resembles an orange, but is the size of an olive.  The fruit can be eaten whole with the peel being slightly sweet and the center being slightly sour. My parents just … Read More

Frozen Granola Bars with Fermented Bananas

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Frozen Granola Bars with Fermented BANANAS!!! - www.ohlardy.com

Frozen Granola Bars with Fermented Bananas You know we love sneaking fermented foods into many things!  We love eating fermented foods plain.  We love everything about fermented foods! We particularly like to ferment fruit so we recently decided to do something new!  We fermented BANANAS and added them to a variation of our frozen granola bars! Our friends over at Nature’s Path … Read More

What Causes Heartburn? Too Much Acid…Or Too Little?

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What Causes Heartburn and How to Get Rid of It For Good! - www.ohlardy.com

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

Fast Ferments – Chicagoland

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Fermentation is an ancient form of food preservation full of enzymes and probiotics, which can help your digestion and health. Examples of common fermented foods are yogurts, kombucha tea, sauerkraut, kimchi, and real pickles. Learn the health benefits of adding fermented foods to your diet with these simple, tasty treats. Recipes demonstrated include fermented versions of delicious foods such as … Read More

7 Benefits of Fermented Foods

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Fermenting, Ferments, Healthy Lifestyle, Real Food, Recipes15 Comments

The Many Benefits of Fermented Foods

Do you eat fermented foods?  You should! Fermentation is a traditional form of preservation dating back thousands of years.  Essentially, the bacteria naturally present on food begins breaking down sugars and starches in food.  This produces lactic acid which halts the growth of ‘bad’ bacteria, so the food is preserved not rotted. Not only is the food preserved but it … Read More

How to Support a Healthy Immune System

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How to Keep Your Immune System Strong - www.ohlardy.com

Each year I am determined to try to keep our immune systems as supported as possible.  There is no doubt we are going to be exposed to everything…but I hope my family’s immune systems are strong to fight off invading illnesses or, if we do get sick, to help us heal quickly. There are numerous things you can do to support … Read More

4 Ways to Heal Your Eczema

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Healthy Lifestyle7 Comments

Eczema.  The allergic skin inflammation that results in a dry, itchy rash that just won’t go away.  Your doctor may have told you that there is no cure for eczema and you can only control it with a steroid cream between flare ups.  Your doctor also may have even done allergy testing on you or your child with no definitive … Read More

Fermented Grapefruit Juice

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Fermented Grapefruit Juice

At Oh Lardy we love our fermented foods.  In my house, we go through fermented beverages very quickly!  Our fermented orange juice and fermented apple juice are always a hit. I was getting a little tired of the sweetness of orange and wanted something different.  A friend suggested I ferment grapefruit juice…so I did.  And let me tell you, the … Read More

7 Ways to Improve Digestive Health

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Do you have trouble with your digestion?  It is a common problem these days. There are many things you can do that do not involve taking medications!  You can add nutrient dense, easily digestible foods to help nourish and settle your gut. Here are 7 of my favorite ways to improve digestive health: 1. Homemade bone broths Bone broths are … Read More

7 Ways to Improve Digestive Health

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Healthy Lifestyle, Real Food, Tips1 Comment

7 Ways to Improve Digestive Health - www.ohlardy.com

Do you have trouble with your digestion?  It is a common problem these days. There are many things you can do that do not involve taking medications!  You can add nutrient dense, easily digestible foods to help nourish and settle your gut. Here are 7 of my favorite ways to improve digestive health: 1. Homemade bone broths Bone broths are … Read More

Fermented Garden Salsa

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Dressings, sauces and dips, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes, Side Dishes, Snacks and Appetizers2 Comments

I love coming up with new fermented side dishes, especially when they are made with cabbage. I have been eating fermented foods for so long now that I find my body starts to crave fermented cabbage after awhile!  My body cries out for the benefits of fermented foods. Who would have thought?! I was inspired to make this recipe after … Read More

Fermented Mushrooms

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes32 Comments

So, I am not necessarily bored with the ferments that I have in my fridge.  But, I did realize that I always ferment the SAME THINGS.  Again and again.  Simply because we have our favorites.  When I was at the store the other day, this beautiful carton of mushrooms caught my eye.  They even spoke to me.  “Ferment us!”  I … Read More