All posts in "Traditional Foods"

Portuguese Kale Soup

By Homesteading Mom / January 31, 2013

Portuguese Kale Soup was something my grandmother would make every week. There is the crazy idea out there that eating nourishing foods is either too expensive or takes too long to cook, but this is a recipe that defies both of those myths.  This soup is a great way to use up the leftovers from […]


Paleo Pumpkin Pudding with Maple Cinnamon Whipped Cream

By Homesteading Mom / June 6, 2012

  After an unplanned hiatus, I’m back to blogging. I had to totally revamp how I cook since our family has now gone gluten-free AND low-glycemic for allergy and health reasons. So, we have had quite an adjustment to make over these past months. This first week of June has been unseasonably cold and wet, […]


Starting a Sourdough Starter Part 1

By Homesteading Mom / July 18, 2011

I love sourdough bread. It’s the only bread I’ve been able to make successfully. Whenever I try to make a loaf of regular, white sandwich bread, it always turns out too dry and ends up being ground into breadcrumbs or cut into bread pudding almost immediately. (Any bread experts out there- please help!) ┬áBut, my […]


Why and How to Soak Grains, plus Oatmeal Recipe

By Homesteading Mom / June 28, 2011

Most people have heard that we should eat whole grains and to stay away from the “white stuff”: white bread, white rice, white sugar, etc. Whole grains have more fiber, they fill you up better than processed grains, and have more nutrients. Refined carbohydrates, like the white breads and white pasta, etc., have little to […]


Frugal Health- The Benefits of Bone Broth

By Homesteading Mom / June 24, 2011

Good broth resurrects the dead.┬áSouth American Proverb What if I told you that there was a ridiculously easy and inexpensive way to improve your health, reduce pain, and get more nutrition. No pills with nasty side effects. No expensive supplements. It wouldn’t take much time out of your day to prepare, tastes great, and will […]

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