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Cream of Vegetable Soup (dairy-free)

This post was originally published on this siteHave any of you tried the coconut chicken soup from Nourishing Traditions Cookbook? It’s quite spicy, isn’t it? When my children were little, they found this soup too strong tasting. So, even though… Continue Reading →

Basic Grassfed Beef Stew Recipe

This post was originally published on this siteBeef stew is certainly one of the most popular comfort foods within American and Irish cuisine. When you take the time to carefully source ingredients such as grass-fed beef and rendered tallow for… Continue Reading →

The Five Healthiest and Best Substitutes for Butter

This post was originally published on this siteA small but still sizable percentage of people today are unable to eat butter. Typically, the reasons are due to a dairy allergy or restrictive food philosophy. This is a shame considering that… Continue Reading →

Whole Earth Sweetener Review

This post was originally published on this siteWith the flood of alternative sweeteners on the market in recent years, you would think at least a few of them would be healthy. For example, more people are switching away from Splenda,… Continue Reading →

6 Most Effective Natural Antifungals (and how to use them)

This post was originally published on this siteFungal infections are an increasingly common problem today with a high sugar, refined carbohydrate diet a primary culprit. The modern diet serves as a perpetual disruption to beneficial gut bacteria which make up… Continue Reading →

Quail Eggs are Delicious…Why to Try and Where to Get!

This post was originally published on this site Quail eggs are a popular traditional food in Asia. During my travels around China and Japan after college, I found eggs from these small game birds readily available in both supermarkets and… Continue Reading →

Bacon Wrapped Dates Recipe

This post was originally published on this siteOne of my most favorite comfort foods is bacon wrapped dates. The intensity of flavor is divine when the saltiness of the bacon combines with the natural sweetness of the dates! If you… Continue Reading →

How Much Sugar a Day is Too Much?

This post was originally published on this siteHow much sugar a day should a person consume? How many sweets is too much? These simple questions have no doubt crossed the mind of anyone who has ever considered or certainly attempted… Continue Reading →

Bobbie Baby Formula Review

This post was originally published on this siteIf you were asked to define the term “best baby formula“, what would you say? In my book, it would be a fresh, pure, and completely non-toxic formulation that mimics human breastmilk from… Continue Reading →

Skipping Breakfast. Is Weight Loss Worth the Risks?

This post was originally published on this siteI’ve long advocated against skipping breakfast, as traditional societies always took care to eat well in the morning. I’ve taken a bit of heat for this position, particularly from those that love their… Continue Reading →

Avoiding Glyphosate? Don’t Buy Organic Hydroponics!

This post was originally published on this siteI’ve made no secret of my disdain for organic hydroponic produce over the years. Unfortunately, this stuff now constitutes the bulk of fruits and vegetables sold at big-box health food retailers like Earth… Continue Reading →

Bedroom EMFs. When it’s a Problem and When it’s Not

This post was originally published on this siteOur recent webclass the “9 Science-Backed Secrets of Perfect Sleep” touched on EMFs in the bedroom and specifically from mattress springs or coils during the live Q/A. Would the Organix INTELLIbed mattress that… Continue Reading →

Whipped Butter. Is it the Real Thing?

This post was originally published on this siteDo you enjoy eating whipped butter with the basket of bread or slathered on your entree when eating out at a restaurant? If so, then you need to order a very specific way… Continue Reading →

Tooth Decay or Cavity? Study Finds No Drill Dentistry Works

This post was originally published on this siteA seven years long study by Australian researchers has discovered what holistic and biological dentists already knew. Under the right conditions, tooth decay can heal without any drilling. Turns out that the research of Dr…. Continue Reading →

Why Lactose Free Milk Still Contains Lots of Lactose

This post was originally published on this siteLactose is a sugar found in abundance in dairy milk whether whole, lowfat or skim. It is also found in large amounts in human breastmilk. There is about 25% less lactose in goat… Continue Reading →

How to Maximize the Allicin in Garlic

This post was originally published on this site Many people know that whole garlic bulbs are a powerful natural antibiotic because they are a primary source of allicin. A good share of these same folks, however, do not realize how… Continue Reading →

What is Allulose? Is it Truly a “Keto Sugar”?

This post was originally published on this siteAllulose is one of the newest in a slew of alternative sweeteners flooding the market. And, even if you don’t plan to use it in your home, listen up! You’re going to need… Continue Reading →

Where is the Best Place to Buy Organic Produce?

This post was originally published on this siteMy in-depth review of Earth Fare caused several people to email asking about organic produce. Why hadn’t I compared the quality and price of the produce? Which big box retailer do I like… Continue Reading →

Plant Based Milk. What You Need to Know Before Buying

This post was originally published on this siteHave you noticed that plant based milk seems to be everywhere in both supermarkets and healthfood stores? In some places, the alternative milk brands on offer exceed those for dairy! Is any of… Continue Reading →

Chicken Feet Soup and Broth Recipe

This post was originally published on this siteI’ve received a number of requests from readers who want to learn how to make bone broth and soup using chicken feet on their own without any other bones or meat.  Of course,… Continue Reading →

9 Reasons Earth Fare is the Best Big Box Natural Foods Retailer

This post was originally published on this siteThe natural foods industry in North America continues to pick up steam as mega-chains rapidly expand into metro markets both large and small. Sometimes, they set up shop right across the street from… Continue Reading →

Scrambled Eggs Recipe w/o Milk (that actually tastes good)

If you’ve ever tried to make scrambled eggs without dairy milk, you may agree with me that the end result is not nearly as tasty. I’ve tried making this classic breakfast dish with several different types of alternative milk in… Continue Reading →

How to Make Almond Flour (and why you would want to)

This post was originally published on this siteThe increasing prevalence of grain allergies has many people baking with almond flour. It is also very popular to use in keto or otherwise low carb recipes. The downside is that buying it… Continue Reading →

Toasted Teff Porridge Recipe

This post was originally published on this siteTeff is a nutritious gluten free cereal grain that makes an excellent bowl of porridge! Native to Africa, this tiniest of cereal seeds is becoming popular in the West due to the explosion… Continue Reading →

Keto Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe

This post was originally published on this site Almost any type of pumpkin puree makes an excellent stand-in for grain flour when making pancakes. Thus, it is quite easy to transform a conventional pancake recipe to Keto without any loss… Continue Reading →

The Lowdown on Red Rice. Healthy Sub for White or Brown?

This post was originally published on this siteRed rice is a whole grain that is becoming more widely available across the world. Its popularity is on the increase as well. While many people (me included!) assume at first glance that… Continue Reading →

Melt in Your Mouth Pastured Pork Ribs

I don’t order ribs at restaurants because the sauce invariably contains high fructose corn syrup. This totally toxic genetically modified sweetener, even in small amounts, gives me a canker sore (or a zit) in a hurry. Sometimes within the hour… Continue Reading →

Types of Date Syrup. Which Tastes and Bakes Best?

This post was originally published on this siteI consider myself a bit of a date syrup connoisseur. In the spring when the pollen is thick, it is the only sweetener I use (besides local raw honey, which helps some people… Continue Reading →

Dried Fruit. Yes, It Is Healthy If You Avoid These 4 Things

This post was originally published on this siteWhen people make the commitment to eliminate processed food and sugar from the diet, dried fruit frequently becomes one of the more popular alternate snacks of choice. While there is some perplexing discussion… Continue Reading →

Light vs Dark Roast Espresso. Which is Better?

This post was originally published on this site In our stressed out/sleep deprived culture, daily caffeine consumption can be a risky practice. The potential for developing an addictive habit is very real. Visual symptoms such as deep lines/creases in the… Continue Reading →

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