read more

Some of you have expressed curiosity concerning the pet jellyfish that we keep in our kitchen. Anytime we have guests over, it’s one of the first things they notice; which doesn’t surprise me—the thing is strange.

We’ve grown quite fond of our jellyfish, and I want to share with you just how she (yes…she) has greatly benefited my family’s health over the past year.

Why You Should Consider a Pet Jellyfish For Your Kitchen

Traditional Diet

read more

Last year I embarked on an adventure into the kitchens of 3 families who are taking on a whole food diet. Well, it’s a year later and I thought it might be time to revisit these families and see what has changed, adapted, and transformed over the past year.

{One Year Later!} A Step Back into The Marshall Kitchen – Part 1

Traditional Diet

read more

Is Gluten-Free synonymous with a whole food diet? This is the question I have sought to answer over the past two years. Today I share with you the 3 ways my family enjoys gluten within our whole food diet, so you too can find your “Happy Gluten Spot”!

Finding Your “Happy Gluten Spot” – 3 Ways to Include Gluten in a Whole Food Diet {With Recipes!}

Traditional Diet

read more

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

Traditional Diet

read more

“So….You’re not Irish?” When my husband met me he thought I was Irish. It was an obvious assumption. The name Eryn literally translates as “Ireland”; and I was, at the time, spending a month in Northern Ireland. Technically we met online, that story is for another day, but the little he knew of me was […]

How Corned Beef Brisket Will Change How You See The World

Traditional Diet

read more

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!

Traditional Diet

read more

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

Traditional Diet

read more

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

Traditional Diet

read more

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?

Traditional Diet

read more

The Way My Family Eats   Normally I just think of my family’s diet as a way of eating, instead of a specific set of rules or guidelines. And so when I refer to my family’s “diet”, I’m not referring to a fad, or anything temporary; rather I’m referring to the way we’ve chosen to […]

Into A Whole Food Kitchen – The Marshall Family, Part 3 of 3

Traditional Diet

learn more

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!

I'm Eryn, Master Naturalist, Author, & Bible Teacher

Hey there!

Receive free inspirational resources for refusing rush, creating habits of rest, parenting with intentionality, and teaching our kids who God is through what He has made!

Inspired

Be