Food Form and Satiety – Should You Drink Your Calories?

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 25, 2015 | Category : Nutrition 101

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TweetSmoothies are very popular with people trying to eat well, but should we be drinking our calories? I decided to look into the scientific literature and learn more about how drinking vs. chewing our food affects our satiety signals and overall caloric intake. For those of you looking for a...
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Video: How to Make Chèvre

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 21, 2015 | Category : Videos

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TweetChèvre is a soft goat cheese and very simple to make. Learn the simple steps here: All you need is: Fresh Goats milk (check a natural foods store) Chèvre starter culture Cheese cloth Twine A colander A digital thermometer Scissors, a bowl And if you want to learn more about...
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Modern Farm Girls: Episode 14: Interview with Lisa Steele of Fresh Eggs Daily

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 16, 2015 | Category : Podcast

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Tweet On this episode of the Modern Farm Girls Podcast, we talk with Lisa Steele of Fresh Eggs Daily. Fresh Eggs Daily Chicken Keeping Using Fresh Eggs Bartering with Eggs Egg Recipes Creme Brulee Eggs Benedict Secret Method for Boiling Super Fresh Eggs Difference between Duck & Chicken Eggs Adding...
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How to De-Stress – Top Tips from the Experts

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 14, 2015 | Category : lifestyle

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TweetWhen life seems overwhelming, how do you de-stress? It’s been something that I’ve been really conscious of lately. I’ve realized that I am sympathetic dominant, meaning I am very type A. I get things done, and do it fast. I have a hard time relaxing. I often hate sitting still. It...
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Modern Farm Girls: Episode 13- Dogs on the Farm

By: | 1 Comment | On: April 1, 2015 | Category : Podcast

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TweetOn this episode of the Modern Farm Girls Podcast, we talk about dogs on the farm, and managing bacteria and parasites for farm animals Making goat cheese Animal, Vegetable, Miracle Home Cheese Making Book Goats on the farm Dogs on the farm Stray Dogs Livestock guardian dogs Family dogs versus...
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How to Make Chicken, Beef and Fish Stock

By: | 11 Comments | On: March 31, 2015 | Category : Nutrition 101, Recipes

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Tweet“Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food” – Hippocrates There’s nothing more nourishing than a warm cup of broth. To make broth, you first start with stock – and then season it to taste. Saving the bones from a roasted chicken, buying beef shanks, or asking...
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Should Sustainability Be Part of The Food Pyramid?

By: | 14 Comments | On: March 23, 2015 | Category : Uncategorized

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TweetRecently, I received an email from Food Democracy Now urging me to tell President Obama to support the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s recommendation to include sustainability and issue clear guidance for reduced consumption of animal products and more plant-based foods in the 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines. What is your definition of...
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Kids Eat Right?

By: | 1 Comment | On: March 16, 2015 | Category : Nutrition 101, Uncategorized

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TweetKraft American Cheese now boasts the “Kids Eat Right” seal from The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), which is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. This puts the over 75,000 Registered Dietitians across the country in a bit of tough situation trying to defend themselves as THE...
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Modern Farm Girls: Episode 12- Interview with Audra Mulkern of the Female Farmer Project

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 15, 2015 | Category : Podcast

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TweetOn this episode of the Modern Farm Girls Podcast, we talk with Audra Mulkern of the Female Farmer Project. Female Farmer Project Documenting Women in the farming community Modern Farmer Rooted in the Valley Cameras Food Insecurity Food Banks Gleaning Programs Gender Equality in Farming Meeting Farmers through Social Media...
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Mother Earth News Magazine Giveaway!

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 10, 2015 | Category : Uncategorized

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Tweet The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook has hit bookstores! I’m celebrating by giving away FIVE subscriptions to Mother Earth News Magazine.   The timing couldn’t be more perfect – with Spring finally here, and gardening season just around the corner – it’s a great time to venture out to your local...
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