Is Cassava Flour a Good Substitute for Wheat Flour?

Manioc / cassava cross-section

I’ve been intrigued by the recipes I’ve been seeing on the Internet that substitute cassava flour for wheat flour.  The recipes are intended to provide wheat substitutes for followers of the paleo diet and for people who are avoiding gluten. … Continue reading →

What happened to Arrowhead Mills and Walnut Acres?

Arrowhead Mills Logo

So many family owned organic farms and food producers are being bought out by major food corporations and often the result is not good for us as consumers!  The story of the selling of Arrowhead Mills and Walnut Acres is … Continue reading →

Why Women Find It Harder to Lose Weight Than Men! What We Can Do About It!

Man-sized steak and veggies

Women always seem to have more trouble losing weight than men!  I certainly find that to be true!  Several years ago, when I switched to a Real Food diet following the dietary guidelines of the Weston A. Price Foundation, I … Continue reading →

Back on Track–Recharged and Ready to Go After the 2014 Wise Traditions Conference

Sally Fallon Morell at the 2014 Wise Traditions Conference

I just got back yesterday from the 2014 Wise Traditions Conference in Indianapolis, and I can’t begin to describe how encouraged and recharged I am. Do your co-workers treat you as if you’re crazy because you want to eat healthy … Continue reading →

Nourishing Our Children – Learn How to Help Your Family to be Healthier and Better Nourished

Houston Real Food Nutrition will present the Nourishing Our Children video series on October 18th at 3 pm.  There will be refreshments about midway through the series and plenty of time for questions and discussion. Let’s help our children (and … Continue reading →

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 – 8/8/14

Mug of bone broth and newspaper

I haven’t had time to publish any new posts this week, but I didn’t want to skip writing about the latest news.  Breakfast today was a cup of bone broth (by now, you should not be surprised!) and a banana … Continue reading →

On the Real Food News Front — 08-1-14

Mug of bone broth and newspaper

I know it’s Friday, but this week I have been so busy with the activities of the Houston-Galveston chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation that I am a little behind with the news.  For breakfast this morning while drinking … Continue reading →

Learn About Dr. Weston A. Price’s Research and the Principles of Traditional Diets

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I am happy to announce that the next meeting of Houston Real Food Nutrition on August 16th will be a discussion about the research of Dr. Weston A. Price and the Principles of Nourishing Traditional Diets. Dr. Weston A. Price … Continue reading →

Recipe: Home Cooked Beans Can Boost Your Food Budget

Bowl of pintos with shredded cheddar cheese

I love beans, especially pinto beans, and home cooked beans are absolutely the best!  In fact, if you have only eaten canned or commercially cooked beans in the past, you are in for a real treat if you try these … Continue reading →