seafood casserole

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,

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,

sprouted flour pizza crustChina 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 carotene.

blueberry bison burgers

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 blueberries ready for picking,

beef heart

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 density and the vibrant health these foods bestowed upon those that consumed them.

buffalo chili

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!

SarahThe Healthy Home Economist holds a Master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

By Fitness Editor Paula Jager, CSCS

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