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Wardee, wife and mom of 3, author of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fermenting Foods", and lead teacher and founder of TraditionalCookingSchool.com, dishes up heathy, delicious, and easy family cooking with traditional methods, like sourdough and old-fashioned pickling. For links, show notes, and more, go to: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/podcast
 
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Want to learn more about essential oils? Using them safely and confidently? Knowing whether to use topically, internally, with or without a carrier? Watch, listen, or read to learn my top 5 essential oil resources! For video replay, links, and more, visit the show notes at http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/173…
 
Even though it's safe and easy, fermentation problems come up now and then. Let’s troubleshoot! Whether it's not bubbling, it's mushy, or you just don't like it... here are the answers! For video replay, links, and more, visit the show notes at http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/172
 
Most conventional doctors don't recognize adrenal fatigue as an actual thing. Listen or read about what adrenal fatigue is, what's going on, and some simple steps for overcoming adrenal fatigue. For video replay, links, and more, visit the show notes at http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/171
 
You might be a Traditional Foodie if you find yourself doing any of these 12 things! Thanks to our members who contributed these! Listen or read to find out if you're a Traditional Foodie! For video replay, links, and more, visit the show notes at http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/170
 
I've been pressure cooking for more than 2 years. And guess what? Pressure cooking is easy... but not as easy as everyone says. Watch, listen, or read today's podcast because I'm sharing the things no one else tells you about pressure cooking. For video replay, links, and more, visit the show notes at http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/169…
 
Ah... vacations. Love 'em! And hate 'em, because it's so hard to get back into healthy eating when you get home, right? Watch, listen, or read for my 5 tips to show you how to get back on track with healthy eating after vacation. Visit the show notes for links, video replay, and more: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/168…
 
You've got questions... I've got answers. About sourdough, that is. There were a lot of questions in the #AskWardee queue about sourdough, so I decided to answer all of them together at once! Links, video, and more at the show notes: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/167
 
Our garden was super easy to get in this year, taking just 7 hours over the course of 4 days. Now all we have to do is water, occasionally weed, and of course... eat the harvest (my favorite part)! Watch, listen, or read how we did it here. And share: anything you do that makes gardening easier? For video replay, links, and more, visit the show ...…
 
You've heard that the GAPS diet can really help you and your family with gut healing. But, you've also heard that GAPS is overwhelming. Well, GAPS *can* be that way. Or not! Here's how to make GAPS simple, so you can actually do it and heal with it. For links, video replay, and transcript, visit the show notes at: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/165…
 
Karen and her family are home fermenters living in a modern world where houses don't have cellars or cheese caves. And now they are bringing us The Cave: a chamber that can heat, cool, humidify, and circulate air for making cheeses, dry curing meats, and fermenting almost anything. For links and complete transcript, visit the show notes: For vi ...…
 
“I hate the heat. When it gets above 65° F, I get cranky,” says my friend Jessica. No doubt about it. When summer hits, a big ole’ need to stay cool tops the list of dietary concerns! If you or your kiddos, like Jessica, get cranky in the heat and need to eat cold foods a lot during the summer to keep your cool… then you’ll find lots of reasons ...…
 
Today, most people eat between a quarter to a half pound of sugar each day. Yet, sugar makes us fat, suppresses the immune system, contributes to tooth decay, upsets hormonal balance, and so much MORE! That's why I'm sharing these 5 ways to help you in overcoming sugar addiction. For video replay, links, and more, visit the show notes at http:/ ...…
 
Stress… I don’t think we take it seriously enough -- especially the profound effects it can have on you and your family and your health. Although I could talk about stress in our life, I want to focus this podcast on how to address stress in the kitchen -- 6 ways to banish it and find more joy there. For video replay, links, and more, visit the ...…
 
Traditional or Paleo or Real Food? AIP, SCD, GAPS?? With all the labels and styles of healthy diets, it's no wonder we're a bit befuddled. There's an easy answer, and it requires no label, no "diet". It's just plain and simple common sense -- focus on healthy, nutrient-dense foods! In my opinion, there are 5 healthy, nutrient-dense foods everyo ...…
 
I know what you're thinking... "Weight lifting is only for men!" Right? No, it's not. Lifting weights is especially awesome for women -- it helps us look good, feel good, and do good for our families and husbands. Here are 10 reasons real women should lift weights. For links, video replay, and more, visit the show notes at http://KnowYourFoodPo ...…
 
Think you've about had it with picky eaters or being overwhelmed... and want to throw in the towel? Think traditional cooking just isn't worth it? I beg to differ! If you're completely fed up or just having trouble, the fix is usually something very simple. Instead of giving entirely... take a look at these 7 common traditional cooking mistakes ...…
 
If you're experiencing challenges with sourdough, the cause is usually something very simple you can tweak or change. So instead of throwing in the towel and giving up forever... Instead of sourdough being a struggle and a drain... Take a look at these 7 common sourdough mistakes. And if you're making any of them, stop. Just stop. For links, vi ...…
 
7 Fermenting Mistakes You Might Be Making | Had trouble fermenting? It can be a challenge to feel like you've got the hang of it. If you're having trouble, the fix is usually something very simple you can tweak or change. Are you making any of these 7 common fermenting mistakes? If so, take a step back, then start again using these simple sugge ...…
 
Why in the world is everyone so hot about pressure cooking? Okay, yes... with pressure cooking, the food gets hotter than boiling inside due to built-up pressure. But what's the big deal with that? From being healthy to tenderizing food like nothing else to being so fast... here are 8 reasons to LOVE pressure cooking.For links, video, and more, ...…
 
We spend a lot of time in the kitchen, don't we? We pour our heart and soul into the foods we prepare to nourish ourselves and our families. Yet in the kitchen, so much more happens than what's on the surface.Sure, we make good food. Good and healing food. And.... we also make nurture relationships with our children and spouse... and friends.Ho ...…
 
Hormones... love 'em or hate 'em... they're super important. If they're in balance, we're on fire -- productive, energetic, and happy. Out of balance, we're out of whack, burned out, wiped out, cranky, or worse. I'm thrilled to introduce you to my friend, Magdalena, an expert at balancing hormones... with food. Finally... here's the hope you ne ...…
 
We spend a lot of time in the kitchen, don't we? We pour our heart and soul into the foods we prepare to nourish ourselves and our families. Yet in the kitchen, so much more happens than what's on the surface.Sure, we make good food. Good and healing food. And.... we also make nurture relationships with our children and spouse... and friends.Ho ...…
 
We spend a lot of time in the kitchen, don't we? We pour our heart and soul into the foods we prepare to nourish ourselves and our families. Yet in the kitchen, so much more happens than what's on the surface.Sure, we make good food. Good and healing food. And.... we also make nurture relationships with our children and spouse... and friends.Ho ...…
 
Hand tools... they're my weakness. A good hand tool wins me over with its beauty and function. I do everything I can to avoid the noise and mess of an appliance. Life is just simpler and better when you have a good tool that gets the job done with very little fuss. Here are my favorite 8 eclectic, fun, and useful hand tools. For links and video ...…
 
11 Ways To Lighten The Traditional Cooking Load | Kitchen clutter and endless cooking tasks can easily take over your life and sap your joy. Not if you tame the beast, though! In the past, I've shared bunches of traditional cooking time-saving tips. Which ones do I really use all the time in our home to lighten my traditional cooking load? Thes ...…
 
If I were starting Trim Healthy Mama with traditional foods all over again... here is what I would tell myself! Although hindsight is clearer that foresight, and I don't regret what I learned, these 5 things would have made the journey a little easier (and less painful). For links, video recording, and more, visit the show notes: http://KnowYou ...…
 
If you’ve ever grown or made something from scratch, you know there’s a difference between what you make and what you can buy at a regular grocery store. Because everything else is just a poor substitute. We are celebrating the “made-from-scratch” life in today’s podcast and featuring the brand-new book of the same name by my friend and fellow ...…
 
I’m now in my forties. I still think of myself as in my twenties and then I look in the mirror.
 
At the beginning of each year, I like to choose a word. It’s usually very personal and has to do with my character or what I need in my heart. In 2012, I chose Grace. In 2013 and 2014, I chose Confidence. In 2015, I chose Best. This year, I’m choosing…. First, a story. Plus, we're talking about making SMART goals. Visit the show notes to share ...…
 
"Do I need to go on a gut-healing diet? Or is a traditional food diet enough?" This is a great question, and I get it a lot, most recently from Neala M. I'm answering it today, including giving you a bird's eye view of what each diet entails -- both the similarities and differences -- so you can choose the right path for you. Links and more at ...…
 
One of my favorite parts of what I do at Traditional Cooking School is reviewing, testing, and working with amazing cookbooks -- and 2015 had some fabulous ones! In this podcast (and video), I'm showing you my (and yours, too!) top 5. Links, deals, and more at the show notes: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/142…
 
8 Tips To Help You Rein In Your Real Food Budget | Many, including me, like to review the past year and think about what we could improve or start fresh. Does the food budget top this list for you, too? I'm devoting today's podcast to sharing 8 tips to help you rein in your real food budget. Visit the show notes for links and more: http://KnowY ...…
 
Nourishing No-Bake Treats | Last-minute company and a house without air conditioning created the perfect storm for Lindsey... So she whipped up a cute and tasty treat. Everyone loved them! That "perfect storm" turned into a dozen delicious variations of nourishing no-bake treats! Learn more about the method, ingredients, and options in Lindsey' ...…
 
It's the most wonderful time of the year... so why do we usually end up over-stressed, over-worked, over-committed, and over-sugared? Here are 6 tips to help you stay healthy and sane this Christmas season! Video, transcript, and links at the show notes: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/139
 
Part 6 of 6. Here are 5 *more* tips to help you save time with your traditional cooking... preserve foods through fermentation, no-pound sauerkraut, keep brine on hand, sourdough bread that makes itself, and soaked oatmeal for 3 to 4 days. Plus, 6 more tips from listener Lise! For links and video visit the show notes at: http://KnowYourFoodPodc ...…
 
Part 2 of 6. Clean up as you go, keep a sink full of soapy water, go to bed with a clean kitchen, and work in 15 minute increments. Here are 4 *more* tips to help you save time with your traditional cooking! For links and more, visit the show nottes at : http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/134
 
Part 5 of 6. Goulash aka leftovers, easy instant meals, getting liver in often (without the yuck factor), and how to enjoy fresh basil and tomatoes out of season... 5 *more* traditional cooking time-saving tips just for you! Links, video, and more at the show notes: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/137…
 
Part 4 of 6. Using your crockpot, prepping extra, delegating, assembling lunch while you're doing dinner, and keeping a perpetual stock pot going.... 5 *more* traditional cooking time-saving tips. Links, video and more at the show notes: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/136
 
Part 3 of 6. Minimal tools, simplify your kitchen tasks and foods, shop less often, batch cooking, and keeping an easy meal repertoire... 5 *more* traditional cooking time-saving tips. Links and more at the show notes: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/135
 
Part 1 of 6. How do you do it? How do you juggle traditional cooking day without going crazy, without turning to non-real food, and while getting enough rest? In today's podcast, I'm sharing 4 of my own time-saving traditional cooking tips -- the exact same tips I follow to keep sane, healthy, happy, and rested. Please share your time-saving ti ...…
 
Katie's family's meals were becoming boring, rushed, and often late. Life had gotten super busy. She'd stopped involving the kids in the kitchen. Her oldest son had been such a good little cook, yet his learning was stalled for four years. (Time flies, doesn't it?) The mom and teacher in Katie joined forces to turn that ship around! Here's how ...…
 
Got a picky eater? God bless 'em, right?! Picky eaters can thwart our best laid plans for happy meal times. Today I've got 8 tips to help get your picky eaters on board. Because if they love real food, too, half the battle is won! Plus... the tip of the week! Visit the show notes for links, transcript, and more: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/131…
 
It's soup weather... A nourishing soup can soothe an upset tummy, help you get over a cold, and warm you to your toes. Here are 5 reasons I *heart* soups... What about you? Plus... the tip of the week AND you'll hear from members of Traditional Cooking School about the soups they're making (and loving) this season. Visit the show notes for link ...…
 
Dishcloths, a Dazey butter churn, no-knead einkorn bread, and a mulberry silk eye mask... what do these all have in common? They're the things I'm loving this Fall! Visit the show notes for more info and links: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/129
 
It's time to do another round of listener questions! Please keep them coming... Today's questions: Kombucha and candida, sourdough in a hot climate, subbing natural sweeteners, sprouting einkorn, Vitamix alternatives, which ferments have the most probiotics, and more! Visit the show notes for links and more: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/128…
 
Our children are precious and we’re thankful for each one and each birth. God gave us wonderful births and healthy children, in spite of my poor diet (back then). I hope that today's podcast encourages you that every day presents an opportunity to get on the right path and it’s never too late! Visit the show notes for links and more: http://Kno ...…
 
I gave birth to our son, our third child, at home in 1999. He cried quite a bit, so we wondered if he might be in some kind of pain. He had noticeable neck weakness. He couldn’t hold his head up straight, nor could he turn it side to side. This is the story of how one chiropractic visit changed his life. And ours... Plus, the tip of the week. V ...…
 
Coffee lover but shouldn't be drinking it? Meet Jessica. She's a coffee lover, too, and she had to give it up for her healing journey. But she really missed the taste and experience of coffee. So... she developed her own easy, tasty, allergy-friendly, and healing herbal coffee blend recipes. Even for fancy coffee drinks in your own home. Get th ...…
 
Preserving the seasonal bounty is surprisingly easy. No need to slave over a hot stove and a hissing canner (though you can if you want!). So says Megan, the Creative Vegetable Gardener, and I completely agree. Here's how to figure out what foods you should be preserving and how to do it super easily. Visit the show notes for links and more: ht ...…
 
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