October 2012

Epigenetics: Beyond Heredity

Epigenetics: Beyond Heredity post image

Epigenetics is a term used to describe hereditary changes in gene function that does not involve a change to the genome or the actual genes. In the 1940s, Conrad Waddington recognized that there was a strong interaction between genes and the environment. The implication of this… Click to Continue →

Giveaway: Real Food for the Holidays from Nourished Kitchen post image

It's starting to get that holiday feel isn't it? The stores are suddenly packed with Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas gift ideas. Crazy -- it was just 70 degrees here in the northeast and we actually had a nor'easter without any snow! But time marches on… Click to Continue →

Fat Tuesday: October 30, 2012

Fat Tuesday: October 30, 2012 post image

It's that time of the week when real foodies come together for a food festival! Fat Tuesday is the official end of Mardi Gras and here at Real Food Forager we are having our own Fat Tuesday Forager Festival! Every Tuesday come join in this… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Pecan Apple Flying Saucers GF

Recipe: Pecan Apple Flying Saucers GF post image

What with Halloween just around the corner and the barrage of artificial, chemical laden, sugary candy pushed into everyone's face, a real food home needs to be prepared with fun to make and nutritionally sound sweet treats.These flying saucers are fun for the whole family… Click to Continue →

Sunday Snippets: October 28, 2012

Sunday Snippets: October 28, 2012 post image

Welcome to Sunday Snippets. This is a weekly feature that allows you to take a quick peek at posts that I loved from my FAT TUESDAY carnival this past week. I'll also summarize some posts from my blog from the past week. If you missed… Click to Continue →

Announcing the Winner of the Cultures for Health Giveaway — and Consolation Coupon! post image

Humans reap the benefits of fermentation by eating cultured foods and hosting the good bacteria. One of the most knowledgeable people I know about this subject, is Julie from the company, Cultures for Health. She can answer any question you have about culturing foods. Her company… Click to Continue →

13th Annual Wise Traditions Conference in Santa Clara, CA November 2012 post image

Each year the Weston Price Foundation hosts a conference in mid November. This year it is being held in sunny Sant Clara California November 9th, 10th and 11th. This conference surpasses any nutrition conference I have ever attended. The multitude of lectures gives one so… Click to Continue →

Avoid Statins: Embrace Your Cholesterol post image

Have you had your lipid profile lately? If so, inevitably your doctor may suggest that you need statins. Maybe your cholesterol is over 200 -- by one or two. Then it is OUT OF RANGE on the blood test and flagged. This should send shivers… Click to Continue →

Fat Tuesday: October 23, 2012

Fat Tuesday: October 23, 2012 post image

It's that time of the week when real foodies come together for a food festival! Fat Tuesday is the official end of Mardi Gras and here at Real Food Forager we are having our own Fat Tuesday Forager Festival! Every Tuesday come join in this… Click to Continue →

Coupon for Nature’s Clean Home — Save 10% on Awesome Cleaning Products! post image

Nature's Clean Home, the sponsor of the Prop 37 giveaway, is generously offering a 10% discount on all cleaning products and all the NEW bamboo products that have finally been cleared by customs. If you did not win the giveaway don't despair! Wait till you… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Bacon-Mushroom Spinach

Recipe: Bacon-Mushroom Spinach post image

I used to eat raw spinach salads frequently. However, I learned that raw spinach is very high in oxalates. Cooking does help reduce the amount of oxalates a little, but not too much. I'm not particularly sensitive to oxalates but many people are sensitive and… Click to Continue →

Sunday Snippets: October 21, 2012

Sunday Snippets: October 21, 2012 post image

Welcome to Sunday Snippets. This is a weekly feature that allows you to take a quick peek at posts that I loved from my FAT TUESDAY carnival this past week. I'll also summarize some posts from my blog from the past week. If you missed… Click to Continue →

Announcing the Winner of the Vote Yes on Prop 37 Giveaway! post image

We need your support for Proposition 37. We are down to the wire and we need dollars to counter the vicious campaign run by the opposition (Monsanto and friends) to labeling genetically modified foods.  They are spending millions of dollars to misinform the people of… Click to Continue →

Giveaway from Cultures for Health: Vegetable Fermentation Kit — a $126 Value! post image

I've written a lot about the benefits of eating fermented foods. One of the most knowledgeable people I know about this subject, is Julie from the company, Cultures for Health. She can answer any question you have about culturing foods. Her company also provides the… Click to Continue →

A Modern Day Weston Price — Dr. Jeffrey Leach post image

Have you heard of Dr. Jeffrey Leach? He is an anthropologist who is studying one of the few isolated cultures left on this earth -- the San of Namibia. His research design is to study the impact of diet on the gut microbiome. I have… Click to Continue →