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Giving up boxed breakfast cereal from the store is without a doubt one of the hardest tasks to accomplish after a Traditional Diet is adopted.  I was the Boxed Breakfast Cereal Queen before opting to get off the processed food train some years ago. I would eat organic cereal morning, noon, and night.  I particularly …

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Our family loves my Belgian waffles recipe using sprouted flour.  Belgian waffles are our family’s breakfast of choice most weekends and the kids almost always request them as their special birthday breakfast. I’ve tried so many different Belgian waffle recipes over the years, I’ve honestly lost count.  I’ve made them with various flours as well …

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One of the trickiest aspects of implementing the traditional method of soaked oatmeal in order to maximize the nutrition, eliminate antinutrients, and considerably improve digestibility is getting used to the slightly sour taste. Some of you are even going so far as to rinse the soaked oatmeal after cooking, for example, in an attempt to …

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Do you find yourself wasting bread crusts or feeding them to the chickens, ducks or other birds in the backyard? This is not a very frugal strategy considering the high price of a quality loaf of bread these days. A quality loaf of properly prepared sourdough or sprouted bread is going to set you back …

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Eating well while on the road is a serious challenge.   In particular, I find getting a sufficient amount of quality fats to be really tricky given that most restaurants no longer even serve real butter! Forget about decent milk and cream unless you happen to be traveling to a friend or relative’s home who also …

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One of the most popular video recipes I’ve posted on this blog is How to Make Homemade Breakfast Cereal. A frequent question I’ve gotten from that post is how to make a grain free homemade breakfast cereal for those who eat Primal or Paleo or are currently on the GAPS or SCD diets.

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I’ve written in the past how we go “grain free” in our household a day or two each week, usually on the weekend.  The practice really isn’t necessary as no one is gluten sensitive or has allergies in our home, but my husband and I have been practicing this since last summer when we both …