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Fresh homemade sauerkraut is a delicious side that goes well with any meal. Not only is it easy to make, but it is also a good economic source of beneficial bacteria for your gut.

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In our family, sauerkraut has always been a long-standing staple for many generations. As I was growing up, I always enjoyed helping to make a large fifty gallon crock of homemade sauerkraut. My happy memories include shredding head after head of cabbage, measuring salt, taking turns with my siblings to pound down the mixture with a baseball bat, waiting days and weeks until it fermented, and then finally opening the crock and removing the spoiled top layer to reveal a huge vat full of fermented goodness. How wonderful it smelled! Continue Reading…

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picklesPickles are one of my favourite foods, and I couldn’t wait to introduce them to my Little Bear.  There is just one problem with conventional pickles – they are made with vinegar, which doesn’t agree with his little tummy.  He is even sensitive to any vinegar that I eat which he receives while breastfeeding.  Fermented pickles turned to be the perfect health solution – no vinegar, no sugar, and lots of beneficial probiotics from the fermentation process.  Continue Reading…

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These chicken nuggets are one of my most clever creations in the kitchen.  Not only are they fast to make and fun for my little one to eat, they are also extremely healthy.  They are grain-free, dairy-free, and soy-free.  Continue Reading…

Easy Applesauce

09/09/2013 — 2 Comments

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I look forward to autumn every year just to enjoy all of the fresh local apples.  Homemade applesauce is one of our favourite foods.  We eat it as a snack, a side, or as a dessert.  We also cook with it, bake with it, or freeze it for later use.  Continue Reading…