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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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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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Is Raw Milk Easier to Digest Than Pasteurized Milk?

You have probably heard about a recent study 1 from Stanford University that compared digestion of raw milk to the digestion of pasteurized milk among a small group of people who had been determined to be lactose intolerant.  The study … Continue reading

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Head to Houston to Find Answers to What Ails You

Today’s post was originally published by Kimberly Hartke on The Healthy Home Economist.  Kimberly highlights some of the exciting features of the upcoming Houston Regional Wise Traditions Conference. Are you struggling with a chronic illness? Does someone in your family … Continue reading

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Houston Will Host a WAPF Regional Wise Traditions Conference

Houston is lucky this year!  The Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF) has chosen Houston to be the location of one of their two regional conferences for 2014.  The WAPF has one major international conference each year (last one was in … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie made with Raw Cream and Lard Crust

We all have our favorite pumpkin pie recipes. Here is the one we had with our Thanksgiving dinner.  This version is made with healthier ingredients, like raw cream, unrefined organic sugar, organic spices, and a lard pie crust. Although I … Continue reading

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Cornbread – Gluten-Free, Made with Sprouted Corn Flour

Traditionally, the bread at many Southern meals has been cornbread, especially if those meals included pork, beans, or greens.  I’ve always loved homemade cornbread and have tried different recipes, but this is my favorite. The kind of cornbread I grew … 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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Food writers – what they don’t talk about!

Have you ever thought about why we eat?  What is the basic, most important reason that we put food into our mouths, chew it, and swallow it? We eat because we must if we want to live and be healthy!  … 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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