Nutty Granola – Grain-free, Paleo and Raw

Paleo Granola with Blueberries

I have always loved granola!  It’s crunchy, fruity, and delicious.  However, the recipe I made many, many years ago had lots of oats, unsoaked nuts & seeds and processed vegetable oil.  So, I stopped eating granola.  Anyway, It isn’t as … Continue reading →

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

Co-op fruit shares

Update August 8, 2015:  Natural Living has moved to a new location, 219 N. Michigan Ave, League City, and is now open more days each week.  The shop is open Wednesday from 9am-4pm, Thursday from 9am-4pm. Friday from 9am-7pm, and … 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 →

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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Healthyway Dairy has lots of Real Milk!

We buy most of our milk from Healthyway Dairy in Santa Fe, Texas.  It’s the closest licensed Grade A raw milk dairy to our house, and we really enjoy talking to Bill and Irene Nelson about their cows. Earlier in … Continue reading →

Fresh Fig Smoothie

Fig Smoothie

Figs are definitely in season here in Houston, TX, and I love their sweet juiciness.  My local farmers market had 4 or 5 varieties of ripe figs last weekend.  And today’s feature in the food section of the Houston Chronicle … Continue reading →

Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates with Pecan Topping

Heavenly and decadent, these lightly broiled stuffed dates are delicious and will satisfy your sweet tooth without any additional sweetener!  I love Medjool dates and eat them just plain, but these stuffed dates are way better than even I imagined.  … Continue reading →

No food freedom in Texas! Texas raw milk farmer’s license suspended for delivering milk!

[Update February 12, 2013:  Wow! I’ve already got an update.  I just found a video of the farmer being forced to dump 700 gallons of raw milk ($5,000), just because he was delivering.  There was nothing wrong with the milk.  … Continue reading →

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 →