By Dr. Mercola Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death, and for the past 60 years, saturated fat and cholesterol have been wrongfully vilified as the culprits. Fortunately, the truth is finally starting to see the light of day.Last December, the New York Times1 featured Dr. Fred Kummerow’s research on fats, and a recent article in Time … 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
Homemade French Fries to Die For!
Homemade french fries!! A crunchy on the outside, tender on the inside, salty french fry is one of the yummier things in life! My husband was on a quest to make the best homemade french fries ever. And he did. When it comes to things like this, we like to keep it simple. And this recipe for homemade french fries … Read More
Hearty Green Autumn Salad
I was looking through my refrigerator, hungering for a nice hearty salad for our dinner. I saw leftover crockpot chicken, a container of chick peas, some arugula and a bag of brussels sprouts I had forgotten about and started thinking. I headed to the internet and discovered this delicious “Great Greens” salad. It looked delicious and I had the ingredients … Read More
I drink RAW milk.
Yep. You read that right. I drink raw milk. My milk comes straight from the cow to me. No middle man really. The only way my real milk could be fresher is if I were to milk the cow myself. But, let’s be real here, I don’t have the time for that.
10 Ways to Beat Sugar Cravings
Do you feel like you are addicted to sugar? Constantly needing to ‘fuel up’ to increase your energy? Many people battle intense sugar cravings day in and day out. It can be very frustrating! You end up on a sugar roller coaster…going up and crashing down…needing more sugar to get your up again. Sugar cravings are caused by many things. … Read More
5 Reasons to Stop Using Crisco – Plus a Healthy Alternative!
I’m just going to go ahead and say it, trans-fat is some nasty stuff. Trans-fats can be found in our food supply in most processed foods like bakery goods, potato chips, and of course, Crisco. Here is the scary part, friends: legally companies can claim that their product has ZERO trans fat if there is half a gram or less … Read More
Ditch the store bought Mayo!
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
Homemade Bone Broth – A Lost Art
In Traditional Societies all around the world, bone broth was a common kitchen staple not only because cultures wanted to use every bit of an animal, but also because broths are a nutritional powerhouse, full of minerals and micronutrients essential for good health. These days, when people think of broth, they think of the carton on the shelf at the … Read More
She takes her Fish Oil straight up!
Fish oil is probably one of the most common supplements that people take these days. With all of the talk about the healthy fats in fish oil, as well as a myriad of other benefits, most of us agree that taking a fish oil capsule a day will contribute to our overall health. But how do we know which brand … Read More