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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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This past weekend was my birthday and to celebrate, my husband suggested we go out to my favorite Brazilian steak restaurant.   If you’ve never been to a Brazilian steak restaurant before, you really need to go as it is an unforgettable cultural experience and the food is incredible. The truth is, though, having recently …

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This sweet potato pasta recipe is sure to both delight and nourish your family.  It is also guaranteed to establish your reputation as a very creative and enterprising cook! The biggest bonus is that this dish will fool even the most die-hard carb monsters in your home according to Ashley Tudor, author of the new book …

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China is credited with developing the method for germinating seeds many centuries ago.  On long ocean voyages, Chinese sailors used sprouted mung beans as a source of vitamin C for preventing scurvy. Vitamin C is produced in significant quantities when you sprout seeds and many other nutrients are increased substantially including the B vitamins and …

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I was surprised to learn recently that Native Americans frequently used wild blueberries to flavor bison meat.  I discovered this interesting snippet of information from my dear friend Stanley Fishman’s new cookbook Tender Grassfed Barbecue. Since blueberries have just started to come into season here in Florida and a neighbor just down the road has …

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At the PaleoF(x) Conference this past week in Austin, it seems that the primary thing I talked about for 2 days straight was the critical importance of sacred foods in the diets of pregnant and breastfeeding women and growing children. Organ meats were considered a sacred food in Traditional Societies due to their unique nutrient …

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I was thrilled when my husband came home from our local meat pickup yesterday with some ground buffalo meat. Score! I knew immediately what I was going to make with it. Buffalo chili! Sarah The Healthy Home Economist holds a Master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Mother to 3 healthy children, blogger, and best-selling …