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 the past, but have been sorely disappointed with both the taste and texture. Read more… … Read moreScrambled Eggs Recipe w/o Milk (that actually tastes good)
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 is not such a great idea. Let’s explore the reasons why and discuss how to … Read moreHow to Make Almond Flour (and why you would want to)
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 of those with gluten sensitivity in recent years. If you’ve discovered that the gluten-like protein … Read moreToasted Teff Porridge 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 of enjoyment or satisfaction. So, if you are low carbing it and need a change … Read moreKeto Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe
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 it is hybridized, the truth is that red rice has heirloom origins from more than … Read moreThe Lowdown on Red Rice. Healthy Sub for White or Brown?
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 if I get enough of it. Our whole family loves ribs, Read more… The post … Read moreMelt in Your Mouth Pastured Pork Ribs
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 with seasonal allergies). Any other whole food sweetener, including maple syrup and coconut sugar, Read … Read moreTypes of Date Syrup. Which Tastes and Bakes Best?
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 online about whether dried fruit is healthy or not (seriously?), from an ancestral perspective, it … Read moreDried Fruit. Yes, It Is Healthy If You Avoid These 4 Things
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 cheeks, balding lower legs, or lines in the fingertips may eventually appear. Fatigue and sensitivity … Read moreLight vs Dark Roast Espresso. Which is Better?
While on a recent trip out of state I found myself in need of an epsom salt bath to help resolve a mild injury. Not knowing the town very well, I checked for some at a nearby healthfood store. I was shocked to see that a small, one pound container cost a whopping $30. Read … Read moreWhere to Buy Epsom Salt. Supermarket, Pharmacy or Healthfood Store?
This post was originally published on this siteThis traditionally inspired recipe for coconut rice is perfect to pair with your favorite homemade Asian cuisine! It contains no sugar, unlike most conventional recipes. Coconut adds enough sweetness on its own after all! There is absolutely no need to add sugar. In keeping with the wisdom of … Read moreSoaked Coconut Rice Recipe (no added sugar)
This post was originally published on this siteOver the last 10 years or so, the public became aware of the enormous difference in the nutrition of wild salmon compared with farmed varieties. Since up to 90% of the salmon consumed in the United States is farmed, the viability of a very profitable industry was threatened … Read moreIs Sustainable Salmon Safe? How Does it Compare to Wild?
This post was originally published on this site For almost 3000 years, much of the world ate (and many parts still eat) a wild plant that is now a domesticated food – the tiger nut. One of the the earliest records of this tuberous plant came from Theophrastus, a botanist living on the Greek island … Read moreDo Tiger Nuts Deserve “Superfood” Status? Should You Eat Them?
To protect drinking water from disease-causing organisms, municipal authorities routinely add disinfectant to public water supplies. Chlorine is by far the the most widely used chemical for this purpose. This important and very necessary process of disinfection has significantly reduced the incidence of waterborne illness by killing disease carrying microbes. Read more… The post Trihalomethanes … Read moreTrihalomethanes in Drinking Water. Created by Chlorine, Harder to Remove
If that addictive Starbucks vanilla latte habit is burning a hole in your wallet and your health, I’ve got a tasty and nourishing alternative for you to try! My homemade vanilla latte is caffeine free and sweetened with fruit (pure date syrup). It is crazy delish, Read more… The post This Vanilla Latte Recipe Will … Read moreThis Vanilla Latte Recipe Will Get You Off Starbucks
Have you ever asked yourself whether New Year’s resolutions are actually “healthy”? It seems to me that if the stress from a resolution is too great, it can (ironically) derail the very action steps necessary to achieve it! In other words, keeping things as easy as possible is critical. Read more… The post New Year’s … Read moreNew Year’s Resolutions 101
Stuffing is a dish that low carb or keto dieters avoid during the holidays. The fact that grains are the key ingredient of this traditional dish puts it in the “off-limits” category no matter if the grains are sprouted, sour leavened or soaked. In our home, Read more… The post Low Carb (Keto) Holiday Stuffing … Read moreLow Carb (Keto) Holiday Stuffing Recipe
This post was originally published on this siteMy husband and I received a classic style Weber charcoal grill as a wedding present from my work colleagues back in 1991. We’ve used it so much over the years that it now looks a bit worse for the wear! While the lure of an impressive, shiny new gas … Read more5 Reasons to Charcoal Grill Your Next Turkey