fermenting/healthy bacteria

Fermented Lemonade Punch from Nourishing Traditions


With summer coming, you’ll want to try this refreshing fermented Lemonade Punch recipe from the Nourishing Traditions cookbook. It’s a simple recipe, and my family loved it. We rarely have anything besides milk, water, or homemade kefir soda pop these days, so it was a big treat!

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Lacto-Fermentation in a Nutshell


Does the whole idea of lacto-fermentation overwhelm you a bit, maybe even if you’ve been into Real Food for a while now?

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Fermented Cranberry Relish

I’ve gotten so many requests for this link that I decided to just post it so that it’s easier for myself and others to find it here.

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I Love Fermented Vegetables!

fermented carrots (4)

I *really* wanted to like more fermented foods, knowing how good they are for me, but a couple years ago I tried a couple recipes from Nourishing Traditions and just didn’t care for them. Thankfully I didn’t give up!

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How to Make Kefir Soda (Homemade Soda) You’ll Love, WHY Make Homemade Soda Pop, and How Does it Taste?

kefir soda pop bottled

When you make a pizza, or maybe order one in now and then, don’t you still feel like a fizzy pop like you had in the “old days”, before you knew or cared about the evils of high fructose corn syrup? Before you thought about things like “empty calories”?

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A NEW GIVEAWAY – Zukay Fermented Salad Dressings! (Real Food Wednesday)

zukay salad dressings

Zukay keeps coming up with more ways to help us incorporate healthy foods into our lives – first they created fermented salsas and relishes, and now they’ve added salad dressings, too! FIND OUT HOW TO ENTER THE CONTEST TO WIN A FREE CASE OF PROBIOTIC SALAD DRESSINGS!

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Living Foods / Fermented Foods (Healthy Probiotic Salsa!)

probiotic salsa

Do you want to learn more about vegetable fermentation methods? I’ll bet I lost some of you right there. If you’re like I was for most of my adult life, you’re thinking something like this right now: “Vegetable fermentation methods…? What planet is this chick from?!”

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Comparing a Low Fat Menu to a Weston A. Price Menu

Today I wanted to share with you an interesting comparison of a Nourishing Traditions/Weston A. Price menu (which will be served to the lucky dogs at the WAP conference in San Francisco this weekend), vs. a low fat menu served at another conference. (FIRST: if you’re looking for the info on FERMENTED VEGGIES, look down […]

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Wild Fermentation by Sandor Ellix Katz – Book Review by Jenn

Welcome back, Jenn, thanks for another great book review…this one made me laugh out loud! (Coming soon: more information on the power of fermented foods and tips on getting more in your diet…) NOTE: AFTER READING THE POST, BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE COMMENT SECTION FOR ANOTHER OPINION ON THIS BOOK. Let me begin […]

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Health & Nutrition Guest Interview: Lynn Cameron

I can’t wait for you to “meet” and learn from Lynn. I first connected with her through this informative site: WeWantOrganicFoods.com, where she is a contributing author. She’s full of knowledge about anything related to health & nutrition! (Note: if you are a beginner to eating healthier, don’t let the information here overwhelm you. Lynn […]

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