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A good friend of mine recently made bone broth for the very first time. She was very excited about it until she took a sip. She texted me that much to her surprise, her carefully prepared broth did not have much flavor! Tasteless bone broth is a common problem that many newbies to the wonders …

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As a kid, I remember Summer, baseball, and sunflower seeds. Kids throughout my neighborhood enjoyed munching on this healthy treat during baseball games both in the dugout and in the stands. While most adults don’t eat sunflower seeds like their kids, many do consume sunflower oil even if they aren’t aware of it. In recent …

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Rabbit is not a very popular meat in the United States. In Europe, however, it is commonplace with numerous traditional recipes in German, French and Italian cuisine. Where there are rabbit recipes, there is also rabbit bone broth as our forebears frugally used the whole animal for food. This was in keeping with the 1546 …

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Several years ago, I wrote an article about why we ditched traditional health insurance for health care sharing. It’s been almost five years now since I called Humana, canceled our family’s longstanding health insurance policy and switched to Samaritan Ministries to cover our family’s medical needs. If you are fed up with how broken health …

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My paternal Grandmother was not much of a cook, but wow, could she ever bake! Every year during the first week of December, she would go on a baking binge and whip up dozens of cookies for the Christmas holiday. My two favorites were her incredible gingerbread cookies and the old fashioned sugar cookie recipe below. …

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Gum additives are everywhere in our food supply today. Xanthan and guar gum are by far the most common. But there are many others too, such as locust bean gum (carob gum), gellen gum, cellulose gum, and relative newcomer tara gum. The savvy shopper is clued into which gum additives to avoid and which are …

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Pork is one of the most controversial meats on the planet. On one hand you have healthy ancestral cultures from the Middle East which forbid eating meat from pigs, deeming it unclean and unfit for human consumption. On the other hand, Dr. Weston A. Price observed, photographed, and wrote about healthy traditional societies from the …