blue ice infused cod liver oil (1)All I can say is “WOW!”

The recently concluded giveaway for the new Blue Ice Infused Cod Liver Oil was absolutely crazy! It’s easy to see that Green Pasture Products has hit the nail on the head with this new line of traditional sacred oils blended together for easy swallowing and improved absorption.

fresh eggsDon’t you just love the way truly fresh eggs look in a bowl after you crack them?  The yolks are so perfectly rounded and the whites whip up into the fluffiest meringue!

Fresh eggs go with the territory when you purchase from a local farm. Good quality, local chicken or duck eggs sell quickly enough that there isn’t any need for the tricks the egg industry uses to prolong egg freshness.

slim man and overweight womanOne gram of fat is indisputably one gram of fat, but analyzing nine calories in the same gram – not so simple. Ditto for proteins and carbohydrates. This ambiguity in the relative role of calories in weight loss (or weight gain) explains why even siblings consuming similar diets may respond to them differently,

lowfat milk

A new study published online March 18, 2013 in the Archives of Disease in Childhood, a sister publication of the British Medical Journal, reports that lowfat milk is associated with higher weight in preschoolers.

You read that right.

Kids drinking lowfat milk tend to be heavier than those drinking whole milk.

lacto fermented coleslawI just love coleslaw, or slawwww as we say in the South.

Basic slaw, German slaw, Asian slaw – you name it.   It’s all yummy to me.

The primary ingredient of coleslaw is shredded raw cabbage. Unfortunately, as any woman who has breastfed knows, for those first few months,

Holistic Squid Meal PlansBack in my days of processed, packaged foods, dinner was frequently an afterthought.

My freezer was well-stocked with frozen pizzas, and I could usually dig out a box of mac-n-cheese or some canned chili from the pantry – heat it up and put it on the table. Done.

Then, I discovered REAL food –

natural birth

I’ve been an athlete all my life, enjoying a wide variety of sports on land, water, and snow.

When I got pregnant, however, I suddenly and unexpectedly became very much adverse to anything that was at all strenuous. I know a lot of women who run, lift weights and otherwise do not change their exercise routine much after they become pregnant,