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The Great Mason Jar Debate (Subtitled – Lacto Fermented Foods Beware)

…roorganisms such as bacteria, molds, and yeast, produces delicious, healthy food. Fermented foods are amazingly powerful. Here is a short list outlining the health  benefits of fermented foods and beverages. They: Help your body breakdown otherwise difficult to digest foods and make the nutrie…

Making Whey Protein and Cream Cheese: Try These Unique Food Products

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…x months, and the cream cheese for at least a month. Enjoy making delicious foods with these two unique ingredients! About the Author A lover of traditionally fermented foods, Mishka Thomas is a nutritional expert, freelance writer, and mother of two. She has recently discovered the methods of maki…

Fermented Orange Rind and Fermented Orange Juice (Two Ways)

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…for other ways to ferment oranges, check out these posts for inspiration: Lacto-Fermented Orange Juice (the post that inspired my orange juice recipes plus it has some really great info as well!) Orange Ginger Beet Kvass Sweet Orange Ginger Carrots Orange Spiced Komubucha And a few other fermente…

The Ancient Art of Fermentation

…ddle East, Africa, and the Americas, early people were making and consuming fermented drinks with an amazing variety of plant substances that were indigenous to their area. These fermented beverages were distinctive to each individual culture, place, time, and value system, and were usually consumed…

Comparision Shopping, Food Storage, and a 30 Day Experiment

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…lues and needs and also preparing for future shortages or needs by way of a food storage program. For my 30 Days of Change challenge, I stepped outside of my “comfort shopping zone” and did some hard and firm comparisons of different retailers that offer the type of food, household, pet, and natura…

Giveaway: The Complete Idiot’s Guide To Fermenting Food (07/28: US)

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…ory. (Dramatic? No, not at all!) The Complete Idiot’s Guide To Fermenting Food by Wardeh Harmon (of GNOWFGLINS fame) really is a fantastic book that anyone who HAS fermented, IS fermenting, or WANTS TO ferment foods and beverages should own. Not sure where to start? Having trouble with your fermen…

Fermentation Facts Series – Installment #1

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…harmful organisms out. LABs are not the only beneficial part of a properly fermented vegetable, but they are an important probiotic and the main healthful feature of fermented foods. LABs do not like to share their space or their food source. If you have a vessel which allows oxygen in, the LABs ha…

Mold On and In Your Ferments

Mold On and In Your Ferments: HybridRastaMama.com

…, no one starts a conversation with, “hey, I scraped some mold off of these fermented watermelon rinds but don’t worry. They are still ok to eat. Here try some.” Um, yeah. So don’t risk someone else’s health or yours. Allergic reactions and respiratory problems are not worth saving a fermented food

Health Library Bundle Sale (Plus You Can Win A $100 Gift Certificate or 4 Other Prizes If You Purchase Through My Link)

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…y Shopper’s Guide to Sustainable Food, you’ll discover how to source health foods from sustainable sources, whether it is from local farms and farmer’s markets in your area, online merchants, delivery services, local grocery, or health food stores. Learn to read labels, what to look for, what to avo…

Sunday Surf – The Lacto Fermented Foods Edition

…I want to share three brilliant posts from KerryAnn at Cooking Traditional Foods that hopefully will help anyone out there trying to create the perfect lacto fermented food but falling short.  In addition, I am sharing some other cultured/fermented food resources.    Enjoy!   Co…

Recipes

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…lk Popsicles Welcome to the Festival of Food Carnival. This month, we celebrate foods with kid-appeal!  Hosted by Diary of a First Child and Hybrid Rasta Mama, you’re welcome to join us next time, or if you have a previously published recipe you’d…

My Eyes Are Wide Open; A Series About My Journey To Better Health Through A Nourishing, Traditional, Real Food Diet (Part 1 – Background Information and The Basics)

…th) but encouraged me to begin a journey into eating wholesome, traditional foods, prepared with methods that make all nutrients more available. What exactly do I mean when I say “traditional foods?” Traditional foods are those foods which nourished our ancestors throughout history and prehistory p…

Don’t Call Me Betty Crocker

…ients more available. When I first embarked upon this journey, a lot of the food preparation methods were foreign and rather daunting. I had never made my own stock before but as I discovered, it was extremely easy. I had also never made my own fermented foods before but now I have a steady stream o…

Sarsaparilla Kombucha and Root Beer Kombucha – These Recipes Are Easier Than You Think

Sarsaparilla Kombucha and Root Beer Kombucha: HybridRastaMama.com

…er. So it wasn’t *that* hard to give it up once I made the switch to a real food/unprocessed lifestyle. But every so often, I would get a deep yearning for some old fashioned Sarsaparilla or Root Beer. I have been making fermented beverages for a few years now but had not mastered the art of making…

Giveaway: Lisa’s Counter Culture Cookbook (Two Winners; Worldwide; 09/28)

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…s book is Lisa from Lisa’s Counter Culture. Lisa is  passionate about “real food” and loves being able to share her recipes and techniques for creating nourishing and traditional food. She is especially interested and skilled in fermentation and can go on for hours on all the crazy and fun things yo…