Hellllooooo comfort food! I have a confession to make, I used to eat an entire box of mac and cheese after soccer practice every day when I was in high school. An entire box! It was the only food that I would allow babysitters to make when I was a kid. To say I was obsessed with it would be an understatement! [Read more…]
When I went to my very first doctor appointment during my first pregnancy I was shocked at the lack of nutritional information that they offered me. I asked them what I should be eating to ensure a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby, the response I was given was brief and vague: don’t eat lunch meat, fish or raw milk. That was about it. I also was given a pamphlet that detailed why these foods were so bad.
I went directly from my doctor appointment to my chiropractor. She had a very different story to tell. [Read more…]
One of the foods that I make every week is homemade yogurt. Not only do I know that it is the healthiest yogurt that we can consume, but we save a TON of money doing it this way. For less than the price of one container of yogurt from the store, I can make twice the amount. I will admit that I was intimidated to start making it. I thought that it would be a long and very detailed process. I was wrong. Once I learned how to make yogurt I quickly make it into an easy process that fits right into our weekly routine, with very little effort. I want to share my method with you, so you can save money and nourish your family too! [Read more…]
My grandpa grew up eating fresh cottage cheese every morning and continued throughout his entire life. He lived to be 100!!! Our family gets raw whole milk from a local farmer every week. It’s the absolute best tasting milk that I have ever had. So, I decided it would be a great idea to learn how to make raw milk cottage cheese for the health of my family. I soon found out that raw milk cottage cheese and raw milk sour cream are also easy to make. They have quickly become a staple in our kitchen and I make them every week! [Read more…]
We love kefir! Not only is it delicious, but it is also a very health-giving beverage. It populates your gut with the necessary flora to fight off disease and to keep our digestion in check! I add it to smoothies most mornings and my kids just love it! We get raw milk every week so I just had to put up a post all about how to make raw milk kefir! [Read more…]