Runner’s Story

Runner's Story | I woke up on the big day -- the day devoted to butchering our first rooster, Runner -- to the sound of squawking guineas and roosters crowing. I had imagined this day over and over again in my thoughts but I didn't know how it would go. How would I feel? Would I be able to participate? | GNOWFGLINS.com

I woke up on the big day — the day devoted to butchering our first rooster, Runner — to the sound of squawking guineas and roosters crowing. I had imagined this day over and over again in my thoughts but I didn’t know how it would go. How would I feel? Would I be able to participate? [by Tracey Vierra]

KYF #087: CrossFit and the Traditional Food Lifestyle

KYF #087: CrossFit and the Traditional Food Lifestyle | CrossFit is taking the world by storm! Is it a modern craze or is there something deeper -- even traditional -- about it? Join me and Nathan Brammeier, blogger/podcaster at ReThinkTrueHealth.com and owner of a CrossFit gym, as we get to the bottom of it. We'll discuss what CrossFit is, why you might consider it for your own exercise program, how to get started, and even a look at the popular Paleo diet among CrossFitters. Plus... the tip of the week! | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/87

CrossFit is taking the world by storm! Is it a modern craze or is there something deeper — even traditional — about it? Join me and Nathan Brammeier, blogger/podcaster at ReThinkTrueHealth.com and owner of a CrossFit gym, as we get to the bottom of it. We’ll discuss what CrossFit is, why you might consider it for your own exercise program, how to get started, and even a look at the popular Paleo diet among CrossFitters. Plus… the tip of the week! [by Wardee Harmon]

Soaked Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Soaked Apple Cinnamon Muffins | As fall settles in, apples start ripening on the trees, begging to be picked and made into all sorts of delights! One of my favorites is soaked apple cinnamon muffins. Easy to make and yummy, they are wonderful straight out of the oven with butter spread on top. They also make a great breakfast with eggs or a gift to the neighbors. | GNOWFGLINS.com

As fall settles in, apples start ripening on the trees, begging to be picked and made into all sorts of delights! One of my favorites is soaked apple cinnamon muffins. Easy to make and yummy, they are wonderful straight out of the oven with butter spread on top. They also make a great breakfast with eggs or a gift to the neighbors. [by Katie Mae Stanley]

Yesterday’s Food: A Conversation With My Grandma

Yesterday's Food: A Conversation With My Grandma | My maternal grandmother is an active and healthy 91 year old. Her secret? Eating as naturally as possible. She attributes her longevity and good health to the natural, home-grown, and locally-sourced foods of her childhood. Recently I visited with her about her growing up years on a small farm in the 1920s. | GNOWFGLINS.com

My maternal grandmother is an active and healthy 91 year old. Her secret? Eating as naturally as possible. She attributes her longevity and good health to the natural, home-grown, and locally-sourced foods of her childhood. Recently I visited with her about her growing up years on a small farm in the 1920s. [by Jenny Cazzola]

Easy Homemade Essential Oil Deodorant

Easy Homemade Essential Oil Deodorant | I've tried so many deodorant alternatives I can't even count them all. Then I found this one. It meets all of my expectations -- it smells good, it works (even combating stress-sweat, intense exercise, and hot and humid summer days), it’s economical, it doesn’t stain my clothing, and I feel great about the ingredients. | GNOWFGLINS.com

I’ve tried so many deodorant alternatives I can’t even count them all. Then I found this one. It meets all of my expectations — it smells good, it works (even combating stress-sweat, intense exercise, and hot and humid summer days), it’s economical, it doesn’t stain my clothing, and I feel great about the ingredients. [by Andrea Sabean]

KYF #086: Is It Possible To Heal From Multiple Chemical Sensitivities?

Is It Possible To Heal From Multiple Chemical Sensitivities? | Teresa suffered for years but doctors told her there was nothing wrong (yet she would probably be on prescription medications for the rest of her life!). After research of her own, she found out that she had multiple chemical sensitivities and embarked on her own healing journey with alternative health care and whole foods. Plus... the tip of the week! | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/86

Teresa suffered for years but doctors told her there was nothing wrong (yet she would probably be on prescription medications for the rest of her life!). After research of her own, she found out that she had multiple chemical sensitivities and embarked on her own healing journey with alternative health care and whole foods. Plus… the tip of the week! [by Wardee Harmon]

Why We Love Cast Iron

Why We Love Cast Iron | My husband asked about the black specks in the mashed potatoes. "Oh, that's just my frying pan. The non-stick coating is wearing away." Then he brought home a box of old cast iron pans from a garage sale. I ignored them as long as I could, but now? I'm the biggest fan ever -- here's why we love cast iron. | GNOWFGLINS.com

My husband asked about the black specks in the mashed potatoes. “Oh, that’s just my frying pan. The non-stick coating is wearing away.” Then he brought home a box of old cast iron pans from a garage sale. I ignored them as long as I could, but now? I’m the biggest fan ever — here’s why we love cast iron. [by Paula Miller]

Root Vegetable Tartiflette

Root Veggie Tartiflette | This happy accident started when I was trying to use up a few extra root vegetables. It's not a stew. It's sort of a casserole. But it is comfort food: homey and rustic. This tartiflette (a traditional French dish) includes root vegetables, which are high in antioxidants, fiber, and essential minerals. | GNOWFGLINS.com

This happy accident came to be when I was trying to use up a few extra root vegetables. It’s not a stew. It’s sort of a casserole. But it is comfort food: homey and rustic. This tartiflette (a traditional French dish) includes root vegetables, which are high in antioxidants, fiber, and essential minerals. [by Lindsey Dietz]