Health & Homesteading

I’ve been a dietitian since 2010 and have a passion for Integrative & Functional Nutrition (IFN). IFN seeks to identify the root cause of symptoms and disorders rather than just symptom management. It empowers the individual to truly heal vs “make do.” I am so excited to share this type of information with you!

Health and homesteading really go hand-in-hand. Here you’ll also find core information related to what you need to know for homesteading. Everything from my favorite homesteading books, where to find raw milk, and more!

The 22 BEST Homesteading Books

A stack of the best homesteading books on a wooden kitchen table

If you’re looking for the BEST homesteading books on the market, look no further! These books will help you learn how to grow and preserve your own food, raise chickens, make herbal medicine, and put meat on the table. Bonus: My top 3 homestead cookbooks! These are excellent books to have on your shelf whether …

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Tallow vs Lard: Which One to Use?

A spoonful of tallow and a spoonful of lard. Spoons are crossed in an x shape.

Are you unsure when to use tallow vs lard, and if they really are healthy to use? As a traditionally-trained dietitian and child of the 80’s where saturated fat was universally shamed, I understand the hesitancy! Tallow and lard have been common ingredients in kitchens for centuries and they are starting to make a big …

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Where Can I Find Raw Milk Near Me?

Girl looking at map to find raw milk

You’ve been hearing about the benefits of raw milk, however, you can’t seem to find it anywhere at your grocery store. When you ask about it, people tell you that it’s dangerous and even illegal. Maybe you’ve done your homework and determined that raw milk is the right choice for you, but you don’t know where …

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