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Your Microbiome, Probiotics, Fermented Foods and Some Surprising New Facts – You Really Need to Read This! post image

There has been more progress in our understanding of the microbiome and the world of bacteria in the last 3 to 5 years then there has been in all the years preceding. This is due to the new genetic testing that can analyze the DNA… Click to Continue →

New Study: A Compelling New Reason to Eat Fermented Foods post image

We all know the many reasons to eat fermented foods -- they aid in digestibility of our food, they add probiotics to our food, they remove anti-nutrients in the food such as lectins, and phytic acid. But did you know that recent research has indicated… Click to Continue →

Recipe : Fermented Rhubarb (Paleo, SCD, GAPS) post image

I was able to source organic rhubarb that looked very fresh. I was always curious about how fermented rhubarb would taste so that is what I decided to so with it. Cultured rhubarb would be good as a condiment on top of a salad or… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Spicey Fermented Ginger Carrots post image

As much as I try, I just can't get myself to like sauerkraut. Actually, I hate it. That said, there are other ways to enjoy the benefits of fermented vegetables without using cabbage! This Spicey Ginger Carrots recipe is a prime example. I LOVE the… Click to Continue →

Balance Your Microbiome With Prebiotics and Probiotics and My Top Probiotic Foods! post image

Information about the critical importance of a balanced microbiome is becoming mainstream. Even some medical doctors are actually reading their medical journals and noticing the explosion in research on the human microbiome. Nutritionists have been talking about the beneficial bacteria for years and now we… Click to Continue →

Feed Your Microbiome – Top 10 Fermented Food Recipes post image

For years the Weston Price Foundation has been talking about eating more fermented foods and now it is becoming mainstream. More and more clinicians are supporting this idea and word is getting out to many more people. In honor of the Microbiome Medicine Summit that… Click to Continue →

I’m Featured on My Local TV Station Demonstrating Fermented Pickles! post image

If you live in the local Long Island area you are sure to know about Mary Mucci's Long Island Naturally show. She really has some very interesting segments and I'm so proud to be featured this week making traditionally fermented pickles!Long Island Naturally highlights some… Click to Continue →

Why We Need to Eat Cultured Foods and a Recipe for Moroccan Preserved Lemons post image

In days past, before refrigeration was invented, lacto-fermentation was the method used to preserve food.  Lactic acid is a natural preservative that inhibits putrefying bacteria. With our modern conveniences, we have forgotten the wisdom of lactic acid fermentation and the many benefits to our health… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Fermented Dill Pickles

Recipe: Fermented Dill Pickles post image

Suddenly my cucumbers have taken off and I have plenty to make lacto-fermented pickles! These pickles are made the traditional way with bacterial cultures that naturally preserve them. It's also a great way of getting these beneficial bacteria into your belly and your kids will… Click to Continue →

Guest Recipe from Almost Bananas: Fermented Cabbage Stuffed Peppers post image

My friend Naomi shares her food creations and photos of Slovakia at her blog, Almost Bananas. Check out her latest creation! Probiotics have been in the spotlight recently. Research is continuously finding out yet another benefit that these friendly bacteria and yeast confer upon our health… Click to Continue →

How To Protect Your Family From Acrylamide (from fried foods) post image

Following a grain-free and moderately low carb diet, the starchiest vegetable I eat is usually winter squash. However, I do splurge on occasion and eat potatoes and even make my own homemade fried potatoes or vege chips (in tallow). I have been concerned with the… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Lacto-Fermented Garlic-Dill Pickles post image

What to do with all those cucumbers coming in? Make pickles! Pickles are easy to do at home and everyone loves them! Made the traditional way, by lacto-fermentation, they are a healthful addition to any meal. Cultured pickles are much better than the store bought… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Fermented Cabbage Juice

Recipe: Fermented Cabbage Juice post image

After some hesitation, I've started to drink fermented cabbage juice. I know that may sound somewhat vile, but it actually tastes very good and is an incredibly powerful food. Vitamin U is the compound in cabbage juice that has tremendous healing properties.  Much like Dr… Click to Continue →

6 Reasons to Drink Fermented Cabbage Juice post image

Why would I want to drink fermented cabbage juice? Doesn't it have a "yuck" factor? It might seem to be yucky, but it actually tastes pretty good and it is super protective and rich with easily available nutrients. In the digestion and absorption of cabbage… Click to Continue →

Guest Post: Getting Started with Cultured Foods post image

Here is some good advice on getting started with culturing, written by Rosalyn, the Customer Service Manager at Cultures for Health. Last week my friends at Cultures for Health generously sponsored a giveaway of four different starter cultures. If you didn't win, you can still… Click to Continue →