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29 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Kombucha for Beginners

Simple Kombucha Instructions – makes about ½ gallon 1. Bring about 6 ½ cups pure water to boil 2. Pour into glass vessel and add ½ cup sugar (or you can do this in the pot). Stir to dissolve. 3. Put in 4 tea bags and let steep (if fruit flies are around, cover with […]

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29 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Plague Tonic in Pictures

Dedicated to the Fall 2014 class of Fermentation 101. Welcome to the world of culture! It’s that time of year again…time to prepare for cold and flu season, especially because flu shots are being given. If you didn’t know already, flu vaccines shed. That means if someone in your home or office gets a flu […]

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17 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What to do with all those summer veggies – STIR FRY

Do you have a CSA share (community supported agriculture)? Are you growing your own veggies and want to use as much as you can while they’re fresh? I’m doing both so it’s the season to get creative. For those of us with CSAs, you probably know what it’s like to get a vegetable you’ve never […]

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19 May 2014 ~ 2 Comments

The Ultimate Make-at-Home Medicine

This post is dedicated to the outstanding group of health conscious individuals who attend meetings of the newly formed Nourishing the Lakeshore of West Michigan chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation. Sally Fallon Morell, the author of Nourishing Traditions and co-founder of the Weston A Price Foundation shares some thoughts about bone broth here. […]

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31 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Why are we fat?

This post is dedicated to that amazing group from Unity of Muskegon who meet for Let’s Talk Wellness and are making positive changes toward better health every day. I am SO proud of you all! Last year as I ended our second year of monthly meetings at Unity on wellness, I asked what people wanted […]

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06 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Tips for Fabulous Ferments

This post is dedicated to my local fermenting buds – Fermenting the Lakeshore With the recent evidence from the Human Micobiome Project proving we are more bacterial than human, fermenting is coming back with a bang. When we home ferment, we add flavorful drinks and condiments to our meals and improve our digestion and subsequently […]

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17 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Does it bug you that you’re eating Roundup? It should.

I watched this video last week and felt so sad knowing many of my loved ones are seeking help for illness from the medical field while they’re eating foods that not only can’t sustain them, but are literally harming them. In this interview, the actual mechanisms of harm are identified. I just had to share. […]

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09 February 2014 ~ 4 Comments

My hometown is waking up…to the microbiome

This post is dedicated to the new fermenters along the lakeshore of beautiful West Michigan. Great job to the students from my White Lake Area Community Education classes, Nourishing the Lakeshore, Fermenting the Lakeshore held at Unity of Muskegon and health conscious shoppers at Sweetwater Local Organic Foods Market. What is the microbiome? Very simply, […]

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31 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Let’s Debate Raw Milk

Do you seek the real truth? Not information crafted to sell products to the masses? You be the judge who won…just watch the debate. Kudos to Harvard for hosting on this controversial (because of the dairy lobby) topic. The first 20 minutes are amazing – in case you don’t have time to watch the whole […]

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30 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

My hometown is waking up…are You?

Regaining Our Health part 1 This journey helping others regain wellness is an exciting one. From the “Natural Mommy”s building their childrens’ innate immune systems, to the monthly Nourishing the Lakeshore (Century Club) and Let’s Talk Wellness meetings (Unity of Muskegon) to the clients eager to reduce their medications due to side effects, to those […]

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