Lacto-fermented Berries Recipe

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Breakfast, Desserts, Dressings, sauces and dips, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes90 Comments

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Adding fermented foods to your diet has many benefits.  Fermented foods have increased vitamins and enzymes, are easier to digest, increase the amount of good bacteria in your gut and can help your immune system.  What a great way to keep healthy this winter!!! Culturing your own fruits and vegetables at home is a very cost effective way of getting … Read More

Fermented Beets

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes12 Comments

It is no mystery that Oh Lardy loves fermented foods.  In fact, I have shared many times that my kids really enjoy the dilly carrots.  They seem to disappear from the jar faster than I put them in there! Either, I just really love beets or I needed to ferment something new.  Whatever it was resulted in fermented beets.  It’s … Read More

Nicely making whey

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes, Tips27 Comments

It is no secret that Tamara and I love to ferment foods.  If you take a look through our recipes, it shouldn’t take long to stumble across a fermented food or two!  In fact, Oh Lardy has presented a series on fermented foods.  We love the stuff!  You may notice that we mention the use of whey, or some other … Read More

Fermented Jalapeño Rings

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes22 Comments

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This is going to be a spicy post, my friend!  Personally, I don’t like things REALLY spicy.  I like a little bit of heat, but nothing that sends me looking for a tall glass of milk.  My husband, on the other hand, LOVES spicy!  If he doesn’t start sweating, it isn’t spicy enough.  In an effort to get my family … Read More

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

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