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!
Here you'll also find core information related to what you need to know for homesteading. Everything from where to start, my favorite homesteading tools, where to track down raw milk, and more!
So, you’re curious about homesteading, huh? Well, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve been homesteading since 2013 and LOVE this lifestyle! At first, we felt like outcasts, but today it seems like everyone’s buzzing about homesteading, and for good reason. With all the craziness in the world—questionable “food” at the grocery store, health issues
You’ve probably been hearing people talk about how animal fats are back, but is there truth behind this movement? Are there really health benefits of using tallow and lard? Keep reading to find out! We’ve already tackled the overarching topic of saturated fat in my article The Saturated Fat Controversy (definitely check it out if
Is tallow and lard really okay to use now? Isn’t saturated fat bad for us? As a conventionally-trained dietitian and child of the 80’s when saturated fat was universally shamed, I understand the hesitancy! Now that I’m no longer practicing in the conventional medical system and have been able to look at the research critically,
When comparing tallow vs lard for the first time, it can be hard to know which one to use. Is tallow better for candles or cooking? Is lard best for lotions or pie crusts? If you’re wondering this, you’re in the right place! Tallow and lard have been common ingredients in kitchens for centuries and
One of the most common questions I get asked is “Where can I find raw milk near me?” Many are talking about the benefits of raw milk, but it’s rare to be able to find it at the grocery store. What gives? When you ask about it, people tell you that it’s dangerous and even
Trying to find the perfect gifts for homesteaders? Look no further! While homesteaders may seem like a tough crowd to shop for, fear not. These practical individuals appreciate tools that make their tasks more efficient and enjoyable. Whether you’re shopping for a budding homesteader or a seasoned pro, these items will undoubtedly bring a smile