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Essay by Tim Wightman, President, Farm to Consumer Foundation Editor’s Note:  The following essay by Tim Wightman, sustainable farmer and President of the Farm to Consumer Foundation is a response to the Dodge Superbowl Commercial “God Made a Farmer” that was seen by millions this past weekend.  I have included the commercial here for you to …

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One of the very first videos I ever filmed for this blog was how to make healthy, homemade mayonnaise. In the nearly three years since this video was first published, I have received numerous requests for an egg free version. At long last, here is a delicious egg free mayonnaise that I have devised after …

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When I was a kid, I loved to chew bubble gum. I remember becoming quite proficient at blowing very large bubbles at summer camp one year.  From then on, chewing bubble gum became a favorite childhood pastime of mine. While chewing gum once in awhile is certainly not a cause for concern, chewing gum every single …

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When my Australian husband first moved to the United States some years ago after we first got engaged, he commented that Americans must really love pickles. No matter where you go in the United States, deli sandwiches are almost invariably served with some sort of pickle on the side. It’s true. Americans do love pickles. …

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There seems to be a bit of confusion going around about fermented foods and the difference between what you make in your kitchen and the pickled versions that are available on the supermarket shelf. For example, in one of my video lessons, I demonstrate how to make sauerkraut in the traditional manner.  After the shredded cabbage …

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Our family loves my Belgian waffles recipe using sprouted flour.  Belgian waffles are our family’s breakfast of choice most weekends and the kids almost always request them as their special birthday breakfast. I’ve tried so many different Belgian waffle recipes over the years, I’ve honestly lost count.  I’ve made them with various flours as well …

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Having transitioned my family to a Traditional Diet after being on the GAPS diet, I am always trying creative, colorful and mouthwatering vegetable combinations. The sprouts and squash casserole recipe below was born from the desire to present Brussels Sprouts in a way in which our younger children would enjoy them. Brussels sprouts are not …