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With some basic knowledge and understanding, you can be sure that you have the right kinds of oils in your kitchen, and that you are using them in a way that protects their distinct flavors and nutritional integrity.

{A Whole Food How To} How to Choose the Right Cooking Oils

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The other day my kitchen transformed into a truffle shop. While the camera did its job to capture the rich, shiny, luscious dark chocolate melting on my stove top, it also did its other job of hiding the surrounding mess. What the camera catches represents only a tiny morsel of what goes on in my kitchen.

An Invitation Into My Kitchen – The Messy Side of Whole Foods

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The Cure-All Character in a Bowl Of Chicken Soup Chicken soup. Is there anything more soothing to a sore throat, or a spirit weary of winter’s endless snow-covered days? A bowl of steaming goodness; aromatic, savory, deep and full of character. This kind of chicken soup, the real chicken soup, cannot be found wherever a […]

How a Bowl of Soup Can Heal Your Joints, Bones, Scars, and Stretch Marks!

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The One Essential Component of an Outstanding Soup   Broth. Broth is the foundation, the essence, the character and identity of a soup. And so it goes without saying that you cannot find the beginnings of an extraordinary soup within a box or a can. Modern day food has given us a convenient option for […]

A Whole Food How To: Making Your Own Chicken Broth

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Meat Superior in Taste and Nutrition! A couple of Saturday’s ago I was one of a handful of people who braved the foreboding winds of an oncoming arctic blast to visit the farmer’s market. As I was purchasing some eggs and ham, a young woman approached our farmer and asked for some ground beef. He […]

Organic Vs. Grass-Fed Meat and Dairy

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You Don’t Have to Eat Everything Organically! Have you ever wondered what the most important foods to eat organically are? Organic produce costs an average of 29% more than conventionally grown produce (Tracie McMillan 2012). And so with every type of food– from a head of lettuce to chocolate syrup– now boasting that “USDA Organic […]

What Are The Best Foods To Eat Organically?

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How We Get Our Child to Eat Real Food Our two year old is a scrawny little stick. I recognize that it is simply his body type, but it still seems as though we are on a constant mission to fatten the kid up. More than fatten him up, we are really just trying to […]

Our Favorite Easy Whole Food Snacks – And How to Roast Nuts and Make Trail Mix at Home!

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Learning to Eat Real Food is a Process Full of Adjustments When we set out a year ago on this food adventure, I was very unfamiliar with how to eat real food, and so we made it our mission to learn. Learning is a process however, and as we learned we made adjustments. I came […]

Traditional Fats Play a Vital Part in a Wholesome Diet – A Look at Real Butter and Whole Milk

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Raising kids stirs something deep in our souls — an innate knowing that our time is finite. Taking my kids outside in creation, I’m discovering how to stretch our time and pack it to the brim with meaning. God’s creativity provides the riches of resources for teaching the next generation who He is and how He loves us. Join our adventure and discover inspiration and resources for refusing rush, creating habits of rest, living intentionally, and making the most of this beautiful life!

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