Stock, Broth, Bones and Scraps (and some not-recipes)

I haven't wanted to write this post simply because of the faddish nature of the subject of 'bone broth' / 'meat stock' / whatever. (Incidentally, my kids have dubbed it 'chicken noodle soup without the chicken or the noodles,' so add that to the list.) But today I discovered yet another sad societal turn of… Continue reading Stock, Broth, Bones and Scraps (and some not-recipes)

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Spring Tonics

Imagine you live at some point in the past in which you didn't have electricity, refrigeration, or grocery stores as we know them today. When fresh foods were the things you picked out of your own growing plot or found in the wild around you. Right about now (depending on where you live) you'd probably… Continue reading Spring Tonics

Forage Friday: Chickweed

As we settle into the new year, it may seem that there is nothing left to forage out in our bleak, brown, wintery landscapes. But there is a wonderful little plant out there who will remain vigilant to see you through the cold months. You may need to peek under fallen leaves or even push back… Continue reading Forage Friday: Chickweed

Women’s health…birth control in my past

I have a decision to make. It's a decision that most women have to make. It's a decision I've made many times before, without actually knowing what I was deciding. It's a decision about birth control. Most women (I have no idea the statistics on this one, but I'm assuming that it is most), at… Continue reading Women’s health…birth control in my past

Sulfite sensitivity, my journey and what I found

This is a disclaimer ⇒⇒⇒  I am not a doctor. I am not a scientist. I am not recommending anything. I am simply sharing my thoughts, my story, and my journey with you. In 2012 I was diagnosed with some food allergies, Alpha-gal disease, and sulfite sensitivity. In the beginning, I simply cut out everything. Total… Continue reading Sulfite sensitivity, my journey and what I found