Traditional Carbohydrates

This post covers part of the Introduction of Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. Most information is referenced in the book. "Traditional" as used in this blog refers to the healthy isolated groups of people studied by Weston A Price, who were untouched by modern ways of dealing with food. Opinions are mine unless indicated otherwise. *** So, [...]

Struggle and Success Saturday: Eggs for Breakfast

The good news this week is that my little boy figured out how to like scrambled eggs. The bad news is that it's high-fructose-corn-syrup-laden ketchup! But the good news is that there is a ketchup recipe in Nourishing Traditions so I can make one that's actually good for him. Yay! This is the little boy that [...]

Carbohydrates: Should We Eat Them?

This post covers part of the Introduction of Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. Most information is referenced in the book. Opinions are mine unless indicated otherwise. *** I know that low-carb diets are all the rage right now, and when you consider how much sugar and refined carbohydrates most Americans and other Westerners eat, it's kind of [...]

Struggle and Success Saturday: Raw Milk!

This week was very exciting for me! Whenever I got around to writing my dairy post, I was going to complain that I was frustrated with trying to find a raw milk provider in my area. I no longer have need to whine to you guys. Indeed, I have found raw milk! I had checked Craigslist [...]

Saturated, Unsaturated, and Cholesterol

This post covers part of the Introduction of Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. Most information is referenced in the book. Opinions are mine unless indicated otherwise. *** Hopefully I am not being redundant by talking about fats again, but I realized there was some great stuff from the book that I hadn't covered in my other [...]

The Virtues of Butter

This post covers part of the Introduction of Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. Opinions are mine unless indicated otherwise. *** Ah, butter. Don't we all love it? And yet, so many of us stretch it thin, scraping a fraction of a teaspoon on a slice of toast, or drizzling such a tiny amount on our popcorn [...]

Glorious Fats and Cholesterol

This post covers part of the Introduction of Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. Opinions are mine unless indicated otherwise. *** This is the part of the book that I wish I could quote almost in its entirety and have everyone I know read it. But let me start with a personal experience. When I was a [...]