Author Archives: Carolyn Biggerstaff

Is Drinking Raw Milk Like Playing Russian Roulette?

Am I playing Russian roulette?  I drink raw milk or raw milk kefir every day.  The FDA and state health department officials frequently compare drinking raw milk with playing Russian roulette. Is drinking raw milk really that dangerous? Let’s find out … Continue reading

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Highlights of Nutrition for Chronic Disease Presentations at the Houston Wise Traditions Conference

I did not get to attend many of the Saturday speaker tracks because I was greeting people and helping provide information at the Weston A. Price Foundation table.  As co-leader of the Houston-Galveston chapter, I wanted to meet and welcome … Continue reading

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Nutritious Food is the Focus at the WAPF Nutrition and Health Conference

Wow!  It’s hard to believe it’s over.  We just completed the Houston Regional Wise Traditions Conference sponsored by the Weston A. Price Foundation.  We had been anticipating it for so long, we thought it would never come, but finally it … Continue reading

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Is Raw Milk Easier to Digest Than Pasteurized Milk?

You have probably heard about a recent study 1 from Stanford University that compared digestion of raw milk to the digestion of pasteurized milk among a small group of people who had been determined to be lactose intolerant.  The study … Continue reading

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Co-op Membership Can Really Help the Budget – Introducing Natural Living Food Co-op

There is a wonderful resource just south of Houston in League City, Texas!  Natural Living Food Co-op, founded by Lisa Piper in 2005, is a complete food co-op.   I first met Lisa several years ago when she had a table … Continue reading

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Food Freedom is essential for all of us no matter what kind of food we eat!

Do you drink raw milk?  Do  you eat pastured meat?  Do you like to get your fruits and vegetables direct from the farm?  Do you want to make your own choices as to which foods you eat? If any of … Continue reading

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Blackberry Cobbler with Crumb Topping

I found some really fresh, beautiful organic blackberries last week and immediately thought of a fruit pie.  What’s the easiest, quickest way to have fruit pie?  It’s a cobbler, and the quickest topping is a crumb topping. After some online … Continue reading

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Head to Houston to Find Answers to What Ails You

Today’s post was originally published by Kimberly Hartke on The Healthy Home Economist.  Kimberly highlights some of the exciting features of the upcoming Houston Regional Wise Traditions Conference. Are you struggling with a chronic illness? Does someone in your family … Continue reading

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Partners in Paleo Excels at Celebration WAPF Dinner

Houston Real Food Nutrition met at Partners in Paleo last Saturday to celebrate the upcoming Houston Wise Traditions Conference, March 29-30, with a WAPF (Weston A. Price Foundation) dinner.  Owner/chef Jeanette Pearson outdid herself for this one.  I was expecting … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Popcorn, and You Don’t Need a Popper!

One of my favorite snacks is fresh popcorn with lots of melted butter drizzled all over it.  I love the smell of popcorn popping, even in the theaters, but I don’t want to eat their popcorn.  Theaters use unhealthy oils … Continue reading

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