Category Archives: Health

Personal care products, foods, medicines, cleaning supplies… how everything we’re surrounded by effects our health.

Whole Foods and Your Health, Part 5: High Fructose Corn Syrup

I. Biblical Aspect II. Physical Perspective        A. Additives              1. MSG              2. Preservatives                  a. BHA and BHT               … Continue reading

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Whole Foods and Your Health, Part 4: Food Coloring

I finally got around to posting part 4. I have somewhere around 5 more posts to go in this series; I’ll get them all up eventually! Today’s post is about artificial food coloring. I. Biblical Aspect II. Physical Perspective     … Continue reading

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Grinding Grain with a Vita Mix

My mother bought a new Vita Mix a little over two years ago. I was in love. It’s like a blender on steroids! When I started grinding my own grain, I would go to her house and use her Vita Mix. … Continue reading

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Soaked Flour Whole Wheat Bread (Recipe!)

The reason why I soak my grains is explained in “Is Your Flour Wet?” a free e-book available from Kitchen Stewardship.  I’m not going to take the time to re-write the whole explanation now. Suffice it to say that soaking … Continue reading

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Flour: Whole Wheat or Bleached Enriched?

Before reading further, you need to go read “A Grain of Wheat.” It is the foundation for this post. Whole wheat flour is ground wheat kernels. It is not sifted or bleached; whole wheat flour contains the bran, germ, and endosperm of … Continue reading

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A Grain of Wheat

Two years ago, my aunt invited me to a bread seminar. A local group of women showed a video lecture by the BreadBeckers and baked various breads for the guests to try. The video taught me a lot about grain, whole … Continue reading

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The raw milk Rawesome Foods raid

I am loving my fresh raw milk and I believe everyone should have the right to drink raw milk if they believe it’s healthier than the overly processed liquid sold in stores.

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Cloth Baby Wipes/ Antibacterial Wipes Formula

My cloth baby wipes (and the wipes I use to wash Bonney’s udder, too!) are both soaked in the same water mixture. I did a lot of research into what I should wet my baby wipes with. For a long … Continue reading

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Whole Foods and Your Health, Part 3: Preservatives

If you haven’t read part 1 (Biblical Aspect), part 2 (Physical Perspective: MSG), and “What Are Whole Foods?”, you should do so before reading this! I. Biblical Aspect II. Physical Perspective        A. Additives              1. MSG     … Continue reading

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Folding Pop-Up Cloth Wipes

While using my cloth wipes, I realized they were sticking to each other. I had been folding each cloth in half, then adding it to a stack of wipes. It was very annoying to have to use two hands to … Continue reading

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