Cure Your Own Corned Beef

Cure Your Own Corned Beef

Is corned beef a tradition in your house for St. Patrick’s Day? We definitely enjoy it, although we haven’t had it in a few years because I’m not comfortable with some of the ingredients used to “corn” the beef, especially sodium nitrite.Continue Reading

Honey Mustard Salad Dressing with Probiotics

How to Make Honey Mustard Salad Dressing with Probiotic Option

Honey Mustard Salad Dressing (with Probiotics)

Are there any food wars disagreements in your house? We argue about bread and salad dressing. I love olive oil and balsamic vinegar with garlic, salt and pepper. I’d be happy with that as a dressing for the rest of my life. Mike is sick of it, and so he buys dressing that has some questionable ingredients. He’ll buy organic, but soy, canola and carrageenan are not on my list of foods to love and enjoy, organic or not. And it’s very difficult to find salad dressing without these ingredients.Continue Reading

Potato Cabbage Soup with Bone Broth

Cabbage Potato Soup is extra nourishing when made with with bone broth!

My husband is a funny boy. He leaves for work by 6 a.m. – before the newspaper would be delivered – so he stops for a paper on the way to work to read while on a break. He always brings the paper home, and I read it in the evening. That’s just what I was doing one night last week, when I turned the page and saw this note written on the photo featuring a local woman and her Potato Cabbage Soup:Continue Reading

Real Food Russian Tea Cookies

Healthy cookies usually taste, well, healthy. Not these!!!! Make with REAL ingredients, these Russian Tea Cookies are THE BEST!

I might just love cookies as much as I love pie, and that’s saying a lot. But okay, let’s admit it. Healthy cookies taste, well, healthy. Not these babies! They are made with REAL, nutrient-dense ingredients, and they’re to die for. Crispy, buttery, scrumptious.Continue Reading

A Real Food Thanksgiving

Great recipes for a real food Thanksgiving!!!

What a great holiday; a day of “Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens” as proclaimed by Abraham Lincoln. And I have so much for which I am thankful. Peace with God. A loving family. Provisions galore. So we’ll celebrate.Continue Reading

Make Your Own Apple Cider Vinegar

Making your own apple cider vinegar saves money, and is easy to do! @learningandyearning

I was able to get a great buy on a bushel of Gala apples from a local orchard because the apples were a little small. One can only eat so many pies, so I decided to make some raw apple cider vinegar. Ok, that’s completely false. There is no such thing as too much pie. But, I use a lot of raw apple cider vinegar, so I wanted to give it a try.Continue Reading