Category Archives: Ferments

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

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

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On the Real Food News Front – 7/17/14

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

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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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Roast Goose for Thanksgiving Dinner

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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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What’s for dinner? Thyme roasted chicken, green beans, mashed potatoes, and cranberry apple chutney!

We had a great meal last night for dinner.  Local pastured chicken roasted with thyme, local farmers market green beans, mashed potatoes (unfortunately not local), and cranberry apple chutney. What you need: pastured chicken green beans, ends snapped off potatoes, cubed raw … Continue reading

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