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Educational

The Nutritional Super-Powers of Homemade Broth

Last week I proposed a practical first step toward transitioning from our modern diet to a more traditional diet… the diet that societies enjoyed before the introduction of sugar, the industrial revolution, the rise of the big food giants, and the chemical revolution… before the manifestation of all the chronic health issues we see today

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Dressings/Condiments

ONE Easy Step Toward a Better Diet

Are you interested in avoiding some of the chemically laced, addictive foods that I described in my video presentation Evolution of the Modern Diet and transitioning to eating a nutrient dense, whole-food, properly prepared diet as our ancestors did?   But also feel overwhelmed and do not know how to start? I have a practical step

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Chicken

Chicken Butternut Squash Stew, GAPS Approved

I love soups and stews.  With this recipe the butternut squash melts  into the stock yielding a delectable thick stock.  Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 large chicken breast, bone-in, skin on (approx. 2 lbs.) 3 peppercorns Few springs of fresh herbs (thyme, rosemary, oregano) 1 Any combination of the following depending on what you have on hand:

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Dessert

Apple Pie with Crumb Topping, GAPS & RESTART Approved

2 cups organic almond flour 2-3 T whey or brine from a ferment (I used the brine from my fermented lemons) Zest of 1 lemon 2 T butter, ghee, coconut oil, or lard ¼ t sea salt 1 whole egg or flax egg1 Approx. ½” fresh grated ginger 2 t ground cinnamon 1 smidgen nutmeg

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GAPS Approved

Cabbage and Sausage

2-3 T animal fat (I save the extra fat whenever I cook meat, whether it’s the fat that rises to the top of the stock or broth once it’s cooled, or the fat in the pan from cooking something such as pork belly.) 3-4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 lb GAPS and RESTART approved* sausage, cut

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Chicken

Chicken Thighs in the Crock

4-5 Peppercorns 5 oz baby spinach 1 medium onion, chopped 250 g mushrooms, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped (opt) 4 chicken thighs, bone-in 2 t dry oregano 1 t sea salt, coarse or fine 2 T white wine Enough water to cover veggies Toss peppercorns in crock. Layer spinach, mushroom, onion, and bell pepper.

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GAPS Approved

Turkey Wing Soup

2 small-medium turkey wings (or 1 large, approx. 2.5-3 lbs total) Choice of fresh herbs such as rosemary, thyme, oregano, sage, lavender 1-2 t mineral salt 6 peppercorns 1 T raw apple cider vinegar or white wine 1 bunch greens your choice (collards, kale, chard, spinach), sliced ½ medium head cabbage, sliced 1 large onion,

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Chicken

Chicken Liver Beef Patties

Organ meats are the most nutrient dense part of the animal.  Yet, most people don’t value these prize parts and have difficulty incorporating them into their diet.  Are you one of those folks?  Here’s a great recipe to begin doing so.  It’s delicious, nutritious, and no one will know they are eating organ meats. Chicken

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Immune Support

Coconut Bombs

COVID-19.  It’s literally all we hear in the news.  Hence, today I simply want to focus on something fun and easy.  Both my posts on supporting your immune systems, mention coconut oil.  It’s anti-viral, anti-microbial, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial; and as Sally Fallon points out, “the coronavirus is a lipid-coated virus that pegs out in the

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Beef Recipes

Beef Shank

Whole Roasted Beef Shank Author: Demetra Overton Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  6 hours Total time:  6 hours 5 mins Serves: 8 servings Ingredients 1 whole beef shank about 9-10 pounds (mine came from Polyface Farm) 1 tablespoon coarse salt ½ teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper ¼ teaspoon fennel seeds ½ teaspoon rosemary ½ teaspoon chopped garlic ¼ teaspoon

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