I grew up loving the rich buttery custard that my grandma used to make. I remember how great it smelled when you dug your spoon into that first bite. Rich and buttery, so smooth. Then sometimes we would pour fresh raw cream over the top to cool it a bit. Now THAT was amazing to say the least! [Read more…]
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…]