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

There is a wonderful resource just south of Houston in League City, Texas!  Natural Living Food Co-op, founded by Lisa Piper in 2005, is a complete food co-op.   I first met Lisa several years ago when she had a table … Continue reading

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Partners in Paleo Excels at Celebration WAPF Dinner

Houston Real Food Nutrition met at Partners in Paleo last Saturday to celebrate the upcoming Houston Wise Traditions Conference, March 29-30, with a WAPF (Weston A. Price Foundation) dinner.  Owner/chef Jeanette Pearson outdid herself for this one.  I was expecting … 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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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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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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Livestreamed Debate, Dec. 4th: “Don’t Eat Anything with a Face”

I just learned of a fascinating debate that will be livestreamed on December 4, 2013, 6:45 pm EST (5:45 pm Central).  The subject is “Don’t Eat Anything with a Face.” Here’s what the debate is all about, according to the … Continue reading

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