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Ultimate Garlic Bread Recipe

by Sarah TheHealthyHomeEconomist September 29, 2013

garlic bread recipe

I view bread thusly:  it is the ideal vehicle for getting loads of healthy fats into your children quickly, easily and with no fuss!

We don’t eat a lot of bread in our home, about two loaves per week for a family of five. But, when bread is served, it is loaded with healthy fats to the point where the calories in the bread are far exceeded by the healthy fats it is topped with!

One particular fave in my home is garlic bread with dinner. I’ve found that garlic bread goes with just about any dish even those you might scratch your head about like fish.

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Bread Machine Recipe Made with Soaked Flour

by Sarah TheHealthyHomeEconomist May 27, 2013

Bread Machine RecipeGreat news!

Homemade bread is making a comeback, frequently combined with the convenience of a bread machine recipe. More and more people are opting to make their own with quality ingredients they source themselves.

Quality trumping convenience is an idea whose time has come in the bread department as the general public awakens to the dangers of white flour, one of the “displacing foods of modern commerce” as described by Dr. Weston A. Price in his nutritional classic Nutrition and Physical Degeneration.

This is a radical change from even just a few decades ago. My Grandmother, like many of her generation, always chose white bread over “brown bread” as she called it because she considered whole wheat bread a sign of poverty.  She believed this because she observed when she was growing up that those who ate white bread were more affluent and educated.

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Boiled Peanuts Recipe (Plus Video on How to Eat Them)

by Sarah TheHealthyHomeEconomist May 23, 2013

Boiled Peanuts

Stay tuned below for a very easy boiled peanuts recipe plus a video on how to eat them without embarrassing yourself!

The peanut, which is actually a legume and not a nut at all, was originally cultivated in what is today Brazil or Peru at least as far back as 3,500 years ago.

When the Spanish first began exploring the New World in the 1500′s, they were intrigued by peanut cultivation by natives in Central America and brought some back to Spain for growing. From Europe, the peanut made its way to Africa via trading.

The peanut came full circle back to the New World when Africans brought them to North America as part of the slave trade.

Slaves planted peanuts, or “goobers” from the Congo word for peanut – nguba,  throughout the Southern United States. Records show that peanuts were cultivated for commercial use in South Carolina as early as 1800.

Many boiled peanut recipes coming directly from African traditions spread through the Southern USA as the popularity of this humble legume grew.

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