Tag Archives: healthy fats

What is the number one superfood? Can the NuVal nutrition score help us find healthy foods?

Wouldn’t it be great if we could glance at a food on the grocery shelves and know how nutritious it was?  We could then spend our food budget on those foods that would give us the most benefit.  There is … Continue reading

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Studies show that diabetes can be prevented and even reversed naturally

Several years ago when I began my journey to better health through an improved diet, I frequently had the jitters after eating, especially after breakfast.  At the time, I thought it was probably due to too much caffeine.  I had … Continue reading

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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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Blackberry Cobbler with Crumb Topping

I found some really fresh, beautiful organic blackberries last week and immediately thought of a fruit pie.  What’s the easiest, quickest way to have fruit pie?  It’s a cobbler, and the quickest topping is a crumb topping. After some online … 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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Quick and Easy Popcorn, and You Don’t Need a Popper!

One of my favorite snacks is fresh popcorn with lots of melted butter drizzled all over it.  I love the smell of popcorn popping, even in the theaters, but I don’t want to eat their popcorn.  Theaters use unhealthy oils … Continue reading

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Gingerbread with Cream Cheese and Raw Honey Topping

Finally, this is the last recipe I will post from our delicious Christmas dinner.  This gingerbread was a real treat, a special occasion dessert.  It was made with shredded fresh ginger and sprouted whole wheat flour and served with a … Continue reading

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Homemade Cream Gravy – you don’t need to avoid gravy!

Have you been avoiding gravies because you thought they were unhealthy?  Traditional gravy really wasn’t unhealthy.  It was usually made with fat from cooking meat or some butter, a little flour, and some homemade broth, milk, or cream. In fact, … Continue reading

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Best Christmas Dinner Ever! Thyme Roasted Chicken, Baked Ham, Veggies, and Real Gingerbread

That’s what my son said!  He always likes the food I cook, but he said this Christmas dinner was maybe the best meal I’d ever prepared.  Maybe he was just extra hungry, but he wasn’t the only one that enjoyed … 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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