We Need Better Bugs! The Importance of a Healthy Microbiome

Mango Chutney

A new study says that we take our microbiome wherever we go, from house to house, from hotel to hotel. Our personal microbiome can even be used to identify us, like fingerprints or DNA. However, maybe the most important news … Continue reading →

On the Real Food News Front – 07-24-14

Houston Chronicle and mug

Good morning! It’s Thursday news time at Real Food Houston. I’ve had my cup of homemade chicken broth and a banana cocoa smoothie for breakfast (today with raw milk and 2 egg yolks), followed by a cup of Dandy Blend … Continue reading →

On the Real Food News Front – 7/17/14

Houston Chronicle and mug

I know it’s not still morning, but while reading my newspaper today, I did have a cup of homemade chicken bone broth.  Chicken is my favorite broth, but I have made broths from beef, pork, chicken, duck, and goose bones.  … Continue reading →

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

Sunday Conference Lunch

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 →

Roast Goose for Thanksgiving Dinner

Roast Goose

My family doesn’t especially like the white meat in chicken or turkey.  That’s why we usually prefer goose or duck because the meat is all dark meat–tender and full of flavor.  Last year’s Christmas dinner featured roast duckling.  Modern turkeys … Continue reading →

Uncovered: two foods prepared traditionally at Houston restaurants!

I was excited to learn that two local restaurants still value and use traditional food preparation methods for at least some of their offerings.  Houston Chronicle Food Editor Greg Morago has revealed some fascinating details about what goes on in … Continue reading →

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!

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Fermentation demonstration and paleo dinner at Houston Real Food Nutrition meeting

Our local Meetup group, Houston Real Food Nutrition, had a fantastically successful meeting last night at Partners in Paleo in League City.  Over thirty members and guests attended the event.  Susan Doiron gave an exceptionally thorough demonstration of making fermented … Continue reading →

Banana Cocoa Smoothie

It’s been almost a year since I wrote about my morning smoothies.  I still have one most mornings but thought it was about time I updated my post with some changes I’ve made in the recipe.  The base of my … Continue reading →

Do we take better care of CAFO pigs than we do people?

No, we certainly don’t take better care of CAFO animals, including pigs, than we do people; however, sometimes it almost seems that way.  Scientists at the University of Illinois have discovered that fermented soybean meal (FSBM) allows pigs to better … Continue reading →