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Homemade Mayonnaise

My boys love homemade chicken salad.  I usually pack my 4 year old chicken salad for lunch.  He loves shredded chicken, diced apples, and homemade mayonnaise all mixed together.  A nutritious mayonnaise adds enzymes, nutrients, and probiotics to your meal.  Not such a bad condiment after all! I have tried a few and this one is my favorite.  This recipe is from The Healthy Home [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:34+00:00 September 13th, 2012|Beyond Organic, Cultured Whey, Dressings, Recipes, Suero VIv|0 Comments

Traditional Cooking made simple.

Can Traditional Cooking be Simple? Yes it can! There are a few ways it can be easier on us (some of us are busy you know):). Why cook traditionally in the first place?  The answer: health benefits.  People are becoming more educated on digestive health and understand its vast importance.  Children need nutritious meals for growth and optimal learning.  Adults need food that is real [...]

Importance of Protein

I love Jordan Rubin's new book "Live Beyond Organic".  It is both inspiring and informative.  He gets the big picture about diet and health. He talks about the importance of protein in Chapter 4 titled Primary Protein.  He states,"Protein ranks as the most important nutrient that your body needs- even more important than carbohydrates and fats.  If you don't consume enough protein your body will [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:56+00:00 February 7th, 2012|Beyond Organic, Nutrition|0 Comments

Benefits of Whey.

What is whey?  I am not talking about the commercial protein drinks for working out and building muscle.  My husband drinks whey protein shakes right now- eck!  The whey I am referring to is a by-product of a natural process called fermentation.  The by-product of cheese making or the liquid part of yogurt (clear liquid ).  This happens when you make butter, cheese, kefir, yogurt, [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:57+00:00 February 5th, 2012|Beverages, Beyond Organic, Nutrition, Probiotics|3 Comments

Top 10 Probiotic Foods

What are the top 10 probiotic foods?  I am going to list a few of our family favorites.  We love probiotic foods. We include probiotic foods in our diet daily.  It is so important for immune support and digestive health especially in growing children. 1. Raw Kefir- A probiotic fermented milk drink made by kefir grains.  This beverage has helped many heal from severe digestive and [...]