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Have you ever wondered if all bone broth is the same or if one in particular is the healthiest and best bone broth of all? If so, this article should help clarify this for you! Most people would agree with the old adage that chicken soup is good for the soul as well as for …

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My recent article comparing the probiotic potency and overall health benefits of kefir versus yogurt spawned a lot of emails to my inbox with questions about how water kefir fits into the mix. After a bit of reflection on the subject, I came to the conclusion that the topic really deserved its own blog post, …

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I first tasted the delicious, gluten free grain known as teff shortly after my husband and I were married. We met after work at an Ethiopian restaurant that we’d been wanting to try for quite some time. My husband was born and lived his early years in Uganda, and he was eager to introduce me …

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A healthy milk substitute such as homemade almond milk is an important drink to know how to make yourself in light of the skyrocketing cases of dairy allergies today. Almond milk made at home can also be fermented to add probiotics and beneficial enzymes that enhance the digestive process and boost the immune system in much …

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Those of us with grandparents born prior to World War II may well remember that they made a practice of soaking oats in a pot of warm water overnight before cooking it up the next morning. In fact, prior to the 1950’s, Quaker Oats used to include an overnight soak in the instructions printed on …

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Unless lowfat or nonfat, misguided dietitians and nutritionists frequently advise against salad dressings. This is due to widespread confusion about fats – which ones are healthy and which are not. In some cases, lemon juice is recommended to dress a salad. Talk about tasteless and unappetizing fare!   Sarah The Healthy Home Economist holds a …

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When I first got into Traditional Food nearly 14 years ago, I pretty much had to make anything and everything myself because there were few companies (and none in my local area) that made the type of food I was seeking – let alone understood what I was even talking about! Nowhere was this paradigm …