KYF #126: How One Chiropractic Visit Changed Our Newborn’s Life

KYF 126 Newborn Chiropractic Square

I gave birth to our son, our third child, at home in 1999. He cried quite a bit, so we wondered if he might be in some kind of pain. He had noticeable neck weakness. He couldn’t hold his head up straight, nor could he turn it side to side. This is the story of how one chiropractic visit changed his life. And ours… [by Wardee Harmon]

Feeding Your Chickens

Feeding Your Chickens | When we first got chickens, I thought chicken feed was one-size-fits-all. I thought I could just go to the store and purchase "chicken feed". I soon learned differently. What you feed your birds directly depends on their purpose and how you're raising them. Feeding your chickens... this is what I've learned. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

When we first got chickens, I thought chicken feed was one-size-fits-all. I thought I could just go to the store and purchase “chicken feed”. I soon learned differently. What you feed your birds directly depends on their purpose and how you’re raising them. Feeding your chickens… this is what I’ve learned. [by Jenny Cazzola]

“Green” Smoothie

"Green" Smoothie | This "green" smoothie is absent of all leafy greens (which shouldn't be eaten frequently in their raw form). It's a blend of granny smith apple for a bit of sweetness, celery, a carrot, some parsley, ginger, and coconut water -- the perfect pick-me-up as the afternoon slump hits! Or a great way to start your day! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

This “green” smoothie is absent of all leafy greens (which shouldn’t be eaten frequently in their raw form). It’s a blend of granny smith apple for a bit of sweetness, celery, a carrot, some parsley, ginger, and coconut water — the perfect pick-me-up as the afternoon slump hits! Or a great way to start your day! [by Andrea Sabean]

50 Fermented Salsas, Dips, and Spreads

50 Fermented Salsas, Dips, & Spreads | My family are huge fans of my homemade salsa, bean dip, and pesto -- which are all lacto-fermented. As I put together this round-up of 50 amazingly healthy and colorful fermented salsas, dips, and spreads, my eyes were opened to all the ways I can add even more beneficial bacteria into our foods... and probably without anyone noticing. ;) | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

My family are huge fans of my homemade salsa, bean dip, and pesto — which are all lacto-fermented. As I put together this round-up of 50 amazingly healthy and colorful fermented salsas, dips, and spreads, my eyes were opened to all the ways I can add even more beneficial bacteria into our foods… and probably without anyone noticing. 😉 [by Lindsey Dietz]

KYF #125: DIY Herbal Coffee Substitutes

DIY Herbal Coffee Substitutes | Coffee lover but shouldn't be drinking it? Meet Jessica. She's a coffee lover, too, and she had to give it up for her healing journey. But she really missed the taste and experience of coffee. So... she developed her own easy, tasty, allergy-friendly, and healing herbal coffee blend recipes. Even for coffee shop drinks in your own home! | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/125

Coffee lover but shouldn’t be drinking it? Meet Jessica. She’s a coffee lover, too, and she had to give it up for her healing journey. But she really missed the taste and experience of coffee. So… she developed her own easy, tasty, allergy-friendly, and healing herbal coffee blend recipes. Even for fancy coffee drinks in your own home! [by Wardee Harmon]

Green Plantain Crackers {and Resistant Starch Info}

Green Plantain Crackers and Resistant Starch | Raw green plantains contain resistant starch, a healthy prebiotic that sets the stage for a healthy colon. However, they're usually not palatable. Undeterred, I wanted to create a green plantain treat, something really good as well as being really healthy. And here it is... green plantain crackers that my family loves! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Raw green plantains contain resistant starch, a healthy prebiotic that sets the stage for a healthy colon. However, they’re usually not palatable. Undeterred, I wanted to create a green plantain treat, something really good as well as being really healthy. And here it is… green plantain crackers that my family loves! [by Megan Stevens]

KYF #124: Super Easy Food Preserving

Super Easy Food Preserving | Preserving the seasonal bounty is surprisingly easy. No need to slave over a hot stove and a hissing canner (though you can if you want!). So says Megan, the Creative Vegetable Gardener, and I completely agree. Here's how to figure out what foods you should be preserving and how to do it super easily. | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/124

Preserving the seasonal bounty is surprisingly easy. No need to slave over a hot stove and a hissing canner (though you can if you want!). So says Megan, the Creative Vegetable Gardener, and I completely agree. Here’s how to figure out what foods you should be preserving and how to do it super easily. [by Wardee Harmon]

Real Food for the Trail: Eating Well in the Backcountry

Real Food for the Trail: Eating Well in the Backcountry | It's possible to hit the trail (or paddle down the river) without compromising your health! Whether out for a day hike, or on a wilderness adventure with loaded pack or canoe, here are foods that will keep you nourished! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Light, easy, and calorie-dense food is a must-have for going hiking. While commercially-prepared freeze-dried are light and convenient, they are also heavy on starches, grains, preservatives, and additives. And expensive! Luckily for you, it’s possible to hit the trail (or paddle down the river) without compromising your health. Whether out for a day hike, or on a wilderness adventure with loaded pack or canoe, here are foods that will keep you nourished. [by Andrea Sabean]