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A Lesson in Reading Labels

So my mom caught me taking pictures of food from her fridge. I’m on vacation visiting family and I open the fridge and find some interesting things. People might be leery of letting me come over now.

I’m going to let you in on a little secret that the food industry might not want you […]

What Does Eating “Healthy” Mean?

I had the opportunity to speak to a small group this last weekend and a few who wanted to come but couldn’t, asked if I could send them my notes. Might as well share it with all of you.

I’m always nervous talking about nutrition because I never know where people are coming from. […]

Cider is the New Beer

Cider is the new beer! Yippee because I can’t drink beer (gluten free beer is non-existent where I live). I don’t miss it at all because I don’t care for beer anyway.

Cider is very easy to make. My brothers brew beer and from talking with them, making cider sounds much much simpler. Make it […]

Ditch the Soap: Take Care of Your Skin Flora

I’m going to tell you something that might gross you out. I’ve stopped washing my hair and my skin. Yuck, right? Let me explain…

I’ve actually been on a mission to reduce the use of soap on our bodies. After battling eczema and psoriasis and just plain winter dry skin, I know […]

Top 12 in 2012: A Year in Review

What an awesome time this last year has been! I met my goal of posting a ferment recipe every week for my first year of blogging (started in October and ended in October). That’s a lot of ferments!

Don’t worry, I do still plan on posting ferment recipes, it just might be […]