Category Archives: Fats

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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Homemade Cream Gravy – you don’t need to avoid gravy!

Have you been avoiding gravies because you thought they were unhealthy?  Traditional gravy really wasn’t unhealthy.  It was usually made with fat from cooking meat or some butter, a little flour, and some homemade broth, milk, or cream. In fact, … Continue reading

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Best Christmas Dinner Ever! Thyme Roasted Chicken, Baked Ham, Veggies, and Real Gingerbread

That’s what my son said!  He always likes the food I cook, but he said this Christmas dinner was maybe the best meal I’d ever prepared.  Maybe he was just extra hungry, but he wasn’t the only one that enjoyed … Continue reading

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How to get started with a Traditional, Real Food diet

Do you want to change your diet to a healthier, Real Food diet? Here are the steps to get you started! Continue reading

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Buckwheat Pancakes – a delicious, earthy, family favorite

My family loves the earthy flavor of buckwheat pancakes, especially when served with lots of butter and a little real maple syrup.  However, buckwheat doesn’t just taste good, it is also very nutritious. Buckwheat is not wheat.  It’s not even … Continue reading

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Crisco – how marketing trumped nutrition!

I recently came across the interesting story of how and why Crisco was developed and marketed.  The history of Crisco is essentially the history of our modern lab-created, highly processed food.  Through highly successful marketing, lab food has gradually and … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Cholesterol Is Necessary for Health

Cholesterol does not cause heart disease, strokes, or atherosclerosis!  Sound radical?  More and more scientists, physicians, and researchers are admitting that the long time vilification of cholesterol is based on inadequate studies and misinterpreted results.  In fact, our bodies need … Continue reading

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Grass-fed Beef Tostadas with Guacamole

We celebrated New Year’s Eve with a special treat this year.  I fell in love with Mexican food when I moved to Texas many years ago, and although there are lots of Mexican restaurants here in Houston–in fact sometimes it … Continue reading

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Why eating fat doesn’t make you fat!

The widespread promotion in the U.S. of eating a low-fat diet began many decades ago. Since eating a low-fat diet almost always means eating a high carbohydrate diet, Americans have increased the carbohydrate content of their diet, especially highly refined, … Continue reading

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