Why Eating Hog Maw Can Help Your Digestive Issues

Why You Should Eat Hog Maw for Digestive Issues

Last week I started working with an elderly client. “Mary” is in her seventies and she was diagnosed with celiac disease several years ago.  More recently she’s been also diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).  She has no energy and has gained quite a bit of weight in the past few years. She was told […]

6 Reasons You Should Make Fermented Vegetables at Home

6 Reasons to Make Fermented Vegetables

I’m not sure there’s anything easier to make at home than fermented vegetables.  Historically, in the days before refrigerators and freezers, fermenting vegetables was a common practice.  Families would put their fermented vegetables in root cellars where they would stay preserved for long periods.  Fermentation is a natural preservation process but one that few people […]

French Onion Soup Recipe

French Onion Soup

Is there anything more warming and grounding than a beautiful bowl of french onion soup topped with melted cheese? I think not. Especially if you make it at home. I’ve always liked french onion soup but I never really LOVED it until I made it myself. Because when I make it myself, I’m in control […]

Five Reasons NOT to do the GAPS Diet

5 Reasons NOT to do the GAPS diet

Don’t get me wrong, I love the GAPS Diet.  I became a GAPS certified practitioner in 2011 and I’ve helped many people recover their health on the GAPS protocol. In my estimation, Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride, who created the diet should be given whatever  highest recognition or award that a medical doctor could receive.  She […]

Three Of My Favorite Real Food Bloggers with Three Great Deals (And One From Me)

I network with a lot of other real food bloggers in online forums and Facebook groups. It never ceases to amaze me how we can connect with people all over the world these days. But it’s even better when you actually meet in person.  There’s a deeper connection.  And when you meet someone you really […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Have Soup for Breakfast

Why You Should Have Soup for Breakfast

If you’re a football fan like myself, you’re probably familiar with the famous Jim Mora, “Playoffs?!” rant.  It’s a sports meltdown classic. But regardless if you’ve seen it or not, check out this seven seconds clip of the tirade and every time he says the word “playoffs,” I want you to imagine he’s saying the […]

Lamb Mushroom Barley Soup with Kale and Mint

Lamb Mushroom Barley Soup with Kale and Mint

Last week I made a roasted leg of lamb and then stumbled across a recipe online for a lamb and barley soup with mint. I didn’t have half the ingredients but I had the two most essential ones already prepared – the lamb and chicken stock. I also had some mushrooms and kale which my […]

How to Make Bone Stocks in Five Simple Steps

How to Make Bone Stocks in Five Simple Steps

As a Nutritional Therapist one of the most important foods I utilize with my clients is bone stocks (also called bone broths), especially for digestive issues.  They’ve been used almost universally in all native cuisines around the globe and form the foundation for things like gravies, sauces, soups and stews. Unfortunately, most Americans have lost […]

How to Make Homemade Potato Chips

How to Make Homemade Potato Chips

One of my favorite questions that I like to ask on my Fearless Eating Facebook page is, “What’s the one junk food you really miss?” My answer is Lay’s potato chips. God how I miss them. When I was a teenager I could plow through a bag of Lay’s like the Tasmanian Devil.   I just […]

How to Make Kimchi: A Simple Recipe

How to Make Kimchi: A Simple Recipe

Google “how to make kimchi” and click on a few sites.   Here’s what I guarantee you’ll find:  no two recipes will be the same. I’ve read that there are over 100 types of kimchi in Korea, kimchi’s country of origin.  This is a testament to the incredible variety of different ways to make kimchi!

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