Health

Scrumptious, Warming, Filling, Nutritious – Pumpkin Pie Porridge

Today at The Unlikely Homestead, it is about 40 degrees with a strong wind out of the North. It’s cloudy, thanks to the edges of Hurricane Sandy’s might, and most of the stunning autumn leaves have fallen from the trees, leaving the countryside bare and […]

A Return to Blogging Season with a Giveaway!

Hi folks – We’ve had a very busy summer here at Black Chicken Host, with work and home activities keeping us away from the blog. We haven’t been dormant, though! We’ve continued to develop great partnerships within the industry, brought on a lot of new […]

Mondays With Millie: Probiotics in Your Diet- Yogurt

Have you seen the commercials sharing how eating (a certain brand) of yogurt can improve your digestive health? It’s true, yogurt is a great way to add probiotics, enzymes and beneficial bacteria to your diet. Unfortunately, most commercial yogurts also add heavy doses of  ingredients […]

Mondays With Millie: Food Freedom Needs YOU!

Today I planned on starting a series on some of my favorite tasty and gut healing foods. First up was to be yogurt and all of the wonderful benefits of yogurt and ways that you can work gut-healthy yogurt into your diet. But… Something came […]

Mondays With Millie: What Happened to Animal Fats?

I enjoy reading books like the Little House on the Prairie series. I especially love these book for the descriptions of the food and food preparations. In one of the books Laura goes into detail about how ma makes butter and molds it.  In other […]

Mondays with Millie: Cut out the Junk!

  For the last several weeks we have been breaking down how to Transition to Real Food in 8 Easy Steps.  We have reached step 8, Cut out the Junk!  Truthfully, this could be much higher on the list. By cutting out the ‘junk’ currently […]

Mondays With Millie: Let’s Talk About Produce

For the last several weeks we have been discussing how to transition to real food in 8 easy steps. We are on the home stretch and up to step 7 which is all about produce. I believe that many times when people begin thinking about […]

Mondays With Millie: Make Your own Salad Dressing – It’s so Easy!

After a few weeks off, today I want to return to breaking down the items in the post Transition to Real Food in 8 Easy Steps. Step 6 is a very easy step with huge impact. Make Your own Salad Dressing.

Real Food Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank– Here’s Help!

Something I hear often when the discussion of eating  a diet based on real or whole foods is the high cost involved. In fact, I used to think that real food would be waaaay to expensive for my family’s modest budget.  But we found with […]

GNOWFGLINS eCourse Review 2: Fundamentals I, The GNOWFGLINS Foundation

This is the second in the GNOWFGLINS ecourse review. I’ll be reviewing each ecourse as I go through it, sharing my thoughts and opinions, and going over how useful each course is. Fundamentals I – Lesson 1: The GNOWFGLINS Foundation This lesson discusses the GNOWFGLINS […]