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If you want to find out how to make saffron rice, it isn’t too difficult. Numerous recipes are at your fingertips if you do an online search, and they are all basically the same. This recipe for saffron rice is different because it is made with traditionally prepared rice, which adds several unique and very …

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When people ask me what type of dairy milk I prefer, they are usually surprised when my answer is sheep milk! I particularly adore sheep milk cheese and when it is seasonally available locally, I stock up. In my travels across parts of Europe last summer, I was pleasantly surprised to see that sheep milk …

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For those of you who love peanut butter and banana toast, have I got a smoothie idea for you! This recipe for a peanut butter banana smoothie is so delicious and filling, you might not even be hungry for lunch.  Sarah The Healthy Home Economist holds a Master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Mother …

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Properly prepared homemade broth is a foundational food for autoimmune healing diets such as GAPS, AIP, or the Specific Carbohydrate diet. The GAPS protocol, for example, recommends a small cup of broth with every meal. This traditional food is the only cooked food that acts as a raw food when consumed. This is accomplished by …

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I’ve always giggled when people used the word “offal” (literally pronounced “awFUL”) as a synonym for organ meats. Indeed, “offal” can be awful, particularly in the eyes of some people who get squeamish at the thought! However, these nutrient dense traditional foods are easier to painlessly add to your diet than you might think. And, …

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In my latest eBook Real Food Fermentation Favorites, I discuss the history and enormous benefits of consuming fermented foods and beverages on a regular basis. Many recipes are provided with guidance on which ones are best for particular health challenges. You may have noticed that many traditional fermentation recipes recommend raw whey as the probiotic …

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If the numerous natural disasters in recent weeks have taught us anything, it’s that the more citizens are self sufficient, the better they fare when Mother Nature runs amok. When this self sufficiency is pursued as a lifestyle, it is known as homesteading. Have you noticed that in the aftermath of unexpected and devastating disruptions …