In this episode of Know Your Food with Wardee, my guest is Julie Behling-Hovdal, a reflexologist and essential oil expert. Through her site, Essential Survival, Julie teaches people how to prepare for the #1 cause of death during crisis — lack of access to medicines. Julie herself has an incredible story of getting off prescription medicines and healing from chronic disease using essential oils and other holistic healing methods. Julie is the author of (the-book-everyone-should-own-in-hard-copy) The Essential Survival Guide to Medical Preparedness. Plus… the tip of the week (elderberry tincture)!
In this episode of Know Your Food with Wardee, you’ll meet Sharon Peterson, a frugal mom and wife who says, “food finds its way into jars in my kitchen”! I concur! We share a love of jars. In this podcast, we’re talking about mostly about canning but we find our way into family work ethics, our mutual love of jars, and out-of-the-ordinary pantry setups. I also picked her brain about canning meat, as she’s an expert at putting up what her husband and sons bring home (they love to hunt). Sharon is the author of “Simply Canning: Survival Guide to Safe Home Canning”. She’s also warm and fun and we had a great visit! Plus… the tip of the week — how to get a perfectly moist turkey every time!
In this episode of Know Your Food with Wardee, you’ll meet Maureen Validivia, who began her real food journey after more than 10 years of worsening symptoms of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (a thyroid disease). Conventional medicine couldn’t help and in fact made her worse. So she began her own healing journey using real foods, traditional food preparation methods, gluten avoidance, and finally a gut-healing diet. Today, she is feeling oh-so-much-better and has experienced 100 pound weight loss (without even trying). Auto-immune disease sufferers or those specifically with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis will find great inspiration and resources through Maureen’s story and experience. Plus… the tip of the week!
In this episode of Know Your Food with Wardee, you’re visiting with Katie Baldridge from Simple Foody. We talk about her family’s gluten-free lifestyle (two children have celiac disease). She’s full of wisdom about nutritious gluten-free cooking, plus she and her family have been interested in preparedness for sometime. She combined the two interests into a brand-new eBook, Create Your Own Gluten Free 72 Hour Emergency Kit where she walks you through putting together a gluten-free emergency food supply for 72 hours. It’s a great resource! (See inside for a coupon.) Get to know Katie and her family through the links and information below, and of course through this podcast. Plus… the tip of the week!
In this episode of Know Your Food with Wardee, you get to meet the inspiring Tammy Trayer of Mountain Woman Journals. Tammy, along with her husband and son, live off-grid in Idaho. They love and live survival and preparedness, and they love and serve God in everything they do. Tammy and I visited about their experience of building their off-grid home while living in a wall tent for 8 months, about their collection of antique hand-powered tools, about the gluten-free and casein-free diet they follow for her son’s autism, and much, much more… Plus, the tip of the week!
In this episode of Know Your Food with Wardee, my special guest is KerryAnn Foster from Intentionally Domestic (formerly Cooking Traditional Foods). When I heard about her new Family Preparedness Class, I knew it was time to ask her to be a guest. Why? She’s been prepping with real foods for many years. Twice her family has had to rely on food storage to get them through difficult times lasting up to a year. She really knows her stuff, and not only that, her plans have been put to the test and passed with flying colors. In this episode, KerryAnn shares her family’s story of how they became real food preppers while working around intolerances and allergies, she gives tips for newbies to real food storage (super-duper tips), and she unveils her brand-new and absolutely awesome Family Preparedness Class — which is on sale through Friday, November 1, 2013. Plus… the tip of the week!
In this episode of Know Your Food with Wardee, I’m taking listener questions on: whether it’s okay to use commercial yeast with sprouted flours, how to get families used to ‘sour’ sourdough breads, gluten-free flour sources, and dairy kefir v. water kefir. Plus, the Tip of the Week regarding how to store and preserve winter squash.
In this episode of Know Your Food with Wardee, I’m taking listener questions on: making pomegranate soda with a ginger bug, whether to soak or sprout, how did the Nearings of the book “The Good Life” maintain such good health and longevity without eating animals foods (plus I went on a bit of a tangent here), can you use 4-week old separated raw milk, and the best choice for filtering water. Plus, the Tip of the Week regarding how to get crispy sourdough pancakes.
In this episode of Know Your Food with Wardee, I’m taking listener questions on: foam on sauerkraut, whether to pour off liquid in sourdough starter, how to make your own sourdough starter, how to take a break from your sourdough starter, raw milk herd share in Southern Oregon (need your help with this!), and whether or not to soak hemp seeds. Plus, the Tip of the Week regarding keeping on top of fruit flies and a heads up about the Ultimate Survival Bundle coming soon!