Butter is Back: Processed Foods are Identified as Real Culprits in Heart Disease

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Food News6 Comments

butter is better

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

Homemade French Fries to Die For!

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Recipes, Side Dishes3 Comments

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

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes1 Comment

Hearty Brussels Sprout Salad - www.ohlardy.com

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.

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Food News, Healthy Lifestyle, Real Food7 Comments

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.

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

Homemade Bone Broth – A Lost Art

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Real Food, Recipes, Soups72 Comments

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