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Know Your Food with Wardee

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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KYF #147: If I Were Starting Trim Healthy Mama With Traditio...

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://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/147

29 Jan 2016

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KYF #122: Einkorn 101

Einkorn is civilization's first wheat, grown by farmers 5,000 years ago. It's healthy and tasty -- and my family has been exclusively baking with it for more than a year because we find it digests better and doesn't trigger seasonal allergies. Hear all about the differences between it and modern wheat in today's podcast with guest Jade Koyle from Ancient Grains. Visit the show notes for links and more: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/122

31 Jul 2015

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KYF #124: Super Easy Food Preserving

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: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/124

13 Aug 2015

Rank #3

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KYF #165: The Gut-Healing GAPS Diet Made Simple

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

10 Jun 2016

Rank #4

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KYF #152: Balancing Hormones with Food

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 need! For links, video replay, and more, visit the show notes at: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/152

11 Mar 2016

Rank #5

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KYF #162: Overcoming Sugar Addiction

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://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/162

20 May 2016

Rank #6

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KYF #095: Sourdough Questions Answered

I've received many questions about sourdough via email so I'm devoting this week's podcast to answering them: trouble rolling out tortillas and pizza crust, sourdough starter doesn't smell lovely, bread that's too heavy and dense, how to just get started, a low maintenance way to care for a starter, and I need to "see" how it's done. Plus... the tip of the week! http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/95

19 Dec 2014

Rank #7

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KYF #133: 4 Traditional Cooking Time-Saving Tips (Part 1 of 6)

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 tips at the show notes: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/133

23 Oct 2015

Rank #8

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KYF #084: Homespun Seasonal Living

Lover of glass jars and honey bees, Kathie (along with her husband and soul-mate Jeff), embraces seasonal living in the Flathead Valley of Montana. She’s a writer and teacher and shares her love of simple living and creativity both locally and online at her blog, Homespun Seasonal Living.Get to know Kathie through this podcast. Plus… the tip of the week!Won’t play for you? Try here. Mobile or desktop users, you can hear my podcast with Stitcher, on-demand and on-the-go. (What’s Stitcher?) You can also get it on iTunes or subscribe in the Podcasts app.Tip of the Week: How to Save Heirloom Tomato SeedsGo here to learn how!Want to submit a Tip of the Week? I might share it on the air! Use the contact form or send an email to contact at knowyourfoodpodcast dot com with the subject line “Tip of the Week”.Listener QuestionCathy asks:“I was wondering if you wouldn’t mind having as one of your resources, some recommended podcast to listen too? I have heard you mention in a few of your podcast how you were listening to this one or that one and how much you enjoy them. I would greatly appreciate this. Thank you so much for all your wonderful information, I so love listening to your podcast and everything that you do.”Cathy (and everyone), here are links to the podcasts I mentioned:The Survival Mom Radio ShowsThe Model Health Show with Shawn StevensonEntrepreneur on FireThis Is Your LifeInfusioncastReThinkTrueHealthChristian Farm and Homestead Radio (northcountryfarmer.com)Please share in the comments — what are your favorite podcasts?About Kathie Lapcevic“Kathie N. Lapcevic is a writer, teacher, and homebody living in northwest Montana with her soul-mate, Jeff. She enjoys a creative and simple life in which she seemingly hoards glass jars and seeds while sometimes herding cats, chasing honey bees with her camera, and letting composting worms slip through her fingers. She’s written for The Costco Connection, Mother Earth News, Hobby Farm Home, and many other national and regional publications. She also teaches classes on living a simple and creative life in a Do-It-Yourself fashion. A life-long note-taker and journal filler Kathie continues that tradition in electronic format with her blog, Homespun Seasonal Living.”Links MentionedHomespun Seasonal LivingGot Questions or Comments?I’d love to answer your questions or share your comments on the air in future episodes. Here are the guidelines:Share your name and where you live.Share your website or blog URL (if you have one).One question per voicemail — leave as many voicemails as you’d like.Keep each question brief — like 30 seconds or less, if you can.When you’re ready, click the button below to record your message. If the button doesn’t work for you, visit this page to leave a voicemail. Or, want to use the telephone instead? Call 1-541-236-2330 to leave a voicemail with your question or comment. Or, you can contact me.iTunesI’d be grateful if you’d visit my podcast on iTunes and leave a rating and/or review. KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/iTunes or gnowfglins.com/iTunes This helps me make my podcast better and also helps others find it. Thank you! For past or current episodes, check out the Know Your Food with Wardee podcast archives.Subscribe to My Podcast via EmailWant me to email you each time there’s a new podcast? Click here to sign up.Anything to Add?I would love to hear from you! Do you have questions for Kathie or comments about anything shared in this episode? Like this podcast? Please help me reach others by using the share buttons at the top of this post. Thanks!

19 Sep 2014

Rank #9

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KYF #088: Nourishing Broth: An Old Fashioned Remedy ...

Arguably the most nourishing food in the world: broth. It’s old-fashioned, yes, but still one of the best remedies for what ails us in modern times. Broth can help with:quick recovery from illness and surgeryhealing of pain and inflammationincreased energy from better digestionlessening of allergiesrecovery from Crohn’s diseaseOsteoarthritisOsteoporosisPsoriasisInfectious Diseasedigestive disordersCancerand it can help our skin and bones stay youngPretty awesome, right? That’s just scratching the surface because nothing warms the tummy and the heart like a good bowl of broth-based soup!Join me and the Naughty Nutritionist, Dr. Kaayla Daniel, as we explore this age-old remedy that stands tall among all superfoods.Get to know Kaayla, broth, and her brand-new book (co-authored with Sally Fallon Morell), Nourishing Broth, through the links and information below, and of course through this podcast. Plus… the tip of the week!Won’t play for you? Try here. Mobile or desktop users, you can hear my podcast with Stitcher, on-demand and on-the-go. (What’s Stitcher?) You can also get it on iTunes or subscribe in the Podcasts app.Tip of the Week: Perpetual BrothIn today’s tip of the week, I share an easy way to use your crockpot to have broth going all the time. No mess, no fuss, and plenty of broth to drink and consume daily (or more). Click here to find out more.Want to submit a Tip of the Week? I might share it on the air! Use the contact form or send an email to contact at knowyourfoodpodcast dot com with the subject line “Tip of the Week”.Listener QuestionSherry asks:“I think what is hard, is some of the vocabulary. If I don’t don’t the vocab I can’t understand much. I have never heard of words like probiotic, and Kefir, and don’t truly understand fermenting, or cultured. Like any subject the vocabulary is really key to understanding.”Listen to this episode for my answer.About Dr. Kaayla Daniel, PdD, CCN“Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD, CCN is known as The Naughty Nutritionist® because of her ability to outrageously and humorously debunk nutritional myths. She is Vice President of the Weston A. Price Foundation, on the Board of Directors of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, and author of The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America’s Favorite Health Food. Dr. Daniel has been a guest on The Dr. Oz Show, PBS Healing Quest, NPR’s People’s Pharmacy, and many other shows, and has shared the stage with Dr. Mark Hyman, JJ Virgin, Gary Taubes, Charles Poliquin, Dr. Joseph Mercola, Sally Fallon Morell, Joel Salatin, and David Wolfe.”Click here to visit Dr. Kaayla Daniel’s site.About The Book: Nourishing BrothNourishing Traditions examines where the modern food industry has hurt our nutrition and health through over-processed foods and fears of animal fats. Nourishing Broth will continue the look at the culinary practices of our ancestors, and it will explain the immense health benefits of homemade bone broth due to the gelatin and collagen that is present in real bone broth (vs. broth made from powders).Nourishing Broth will explore the science behind broth’s unique combination of amino acids, minerals and cartilage compounds. Some of the benefits of such broth are: quick recovery from illness and surgery, the healing of pain and inflammation, increased energy from better digestion, lessening of allergies, recovery from Crohn’s disease and a lessening of eating disorders because the fully balanced nutritional program lessens the cravings which make most diets fail. Diseases that bone broth can help heal are: Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Psoriasis, Infectious Disease, digestive disorders, even Cancer, and it can help our skin and bones stay young.In addition, the book will serve as a handbook for various techniques for making broths-from simple chicken broth to rich, clear consommé, to shrimp shell stock. A variety of interesting stock-based recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner from throughout the world will complete the collection and help everyone get more nutrition in their diet.Buy the book or get more info here.Links MentionedNourishing Broth — the bookNourishing Broth — the site and communityDrKaaylaDaniel.comWise Traditions ConferenceGot Questions or Comments?I’d love to answer your questions or share your comments on the air in future episodes. Here are the guidelines:Share your name and where you live.Share your website or blog URL (if you have one).One question per voicemail — leave as many voicemails as you’d like.Keep each question brief — like 30 seconds or less, if you can.When you’re ready, click the button below to record your message. If the button doesn’t work for you, visit this page to leave a voicemail. Or, want to use the telephone instead? Call 1-541-236-2330 to leave a voicemail with your question or comment. Or, you can contact me.iTunesI’d be grateful if you’d visit my podcast on iTunes and leave a rating and/or review. KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/iTunes or gnowfglins.com/iTunes This helps me make my podcast better and also helps others find it. Thank you! For past or current episodes, check out the Know Your Food with Wardee podcast archives.Subscribe to My Podcast via EmailWant me to email you each time there’s a new podcast? Click hereto sign up.Anything to Add?I would love to hear from you! Do you have questions for Kaayla or comments about anything shared in this episode? Like this podcast? Please help me reach others by using the share buttons at the top of this post. Thanks!

17 Oct 2014

Rank #10

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KYF #104: 5 Surprising Ways to Use Your Crockpot

Crockpots are easy to use and hands-off, plus oh-so-portable. And today, we're going beyond regular uses -- here are 5 surprising ways to use your crockpot. Plus, a listener question from Michelle M. and the tip of the week! Links and more at the show notes: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/104

13 Mar 2015

Rank #11

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KYF #081: Homesteading From Scratch with Melissa Jones

Homesteading “from scratch” in North Carolina, Melissa Jones and her family inspire us that we can accomplish amazing things with a simple determination to make do. They also produce a beautiful, free, online magazine just for homesteaders — From Scratch Magazine. Get to know Melissa and her family, plus more about the magazine, through this podcast. Plus… the tip of the week! For links and more, visit the show notes at http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/81

2 Jan 2015

Rank #12

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KYF #125: DIY Herbal Coffee Substitutes

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 the book: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/herbalcoffee Visit the show notes for links and more: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/125

20 Aug 2015

Rank #13

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KYF #103: 4 Steps to Easy Meal Planning

The #1 most common question I get is how to meal plan with traditional foods. But, important caveat -- without spending a lot of time or a ton of money on fancy foods. Here's how you can set up a meal plan that works for your family in 4 simple steps. Plus, the tip of the week! Visit the show notes for links and more: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/103

6 Mar 2015

Rank #14

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KYF #159: Top 5 Healthy Real Foods You Should Be Eating

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 everyone should be eating. For video replay, links, and more, visit the show notes at http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/159

29 Apr 2016

Rank #15

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KYF #093: Sleep Smarter with Shawn Stevenson

Sleep "smarter"? Yes. If you don't get good sleep, you suffer in many ways. Your health, your productivity, your outlook, your positivity, your relationships, even your body (how it looks). Good sleep is essential for a great life. Don't leave it up to chance. Using these tips from #1 health host on iTunes, Shawn Stevenson, you'll sleep smarter, better, and deeper! http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/93

22 Nov 2014

Rank #16

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KYF #106: No-Wait Sourdough

Think you don't have enough time for sourdough? Think again. All you need are these special "no-wait" sourdough recipes. You'll go from starter to served in about a half hour. No waiting for dough to sour or ferment because the starter has already taken care of that. And... these are easy recipes, too! Plus... the tip of the week! Links and more at the show notes: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/106

27 Mar 2015

Rank #17

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KYF #096: Fermenting Questions Answered

I've received many questions about fermenting via email so I'm devoting this week's podcast to answering them: how to get started with a quart jar or on a budget, how to tell when a ferment is ready to store, how to store when you don't have fridge space, gluten-free sourdough pointers, ginger-carrots are slimy, fermented foods and candida/parasites, and dairy-free fermentation options. Plus... the tip of the week! Links and more at the show notes: http://KnowYourFoodPocast.com/96

26 Dec 2014

Rank #18

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KYF #160: Healthy Smoothie Do's and Don'ts

6 May 2016

Rank #19

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KYF #085: More Urban Farming with Greg Peterson (plus free webinar)

One of our most popular guests, Greg Peterson is back for the third time. He’s been inspiring others and practicing urban farming on his 1/3 acre city lot for 25 years. His home is appropriately named The Urban Farm, and it’s a showcase of beautiful and productive permaculture — a chicken run, gardens, 85 fruit trees including apple and citrus hedges, and much more!Greg is an active educator, hosting urban farming, permaculture, and urban chicken keeping workshops. The Urban Farm has helped to plant an outstanding 10,000 fruit trees throughout Phoenix.Greg was my guest back on episode #67, and we talked about his urban farm and his educational work in Phoenix. He was also a guest on episode #79 and we discussed greywater and rainwater harvesting. So be sure to go back and listen to those, if you haven’t already!I asked him back today to talk about the concepts of “food miles” (how far away does your food travel?) and eating seasonally, plus because he’s got something really cool for you. It’s a free webinar on urban farming.At the free webinar, you’ll discover:The 6 essential ingredients to growing food successfully, even with limited time and spaceTop 4 myths about growing your own foodHow you can save at least $450 a year with just 30 minutes a dayThe simplest thing to grow that will save you the most money in the grocery storeClick here to sign up. (And if you can’t make it live, sign up anyway so you can watch the replay.)Even if you’re coming to this podcast weeks down the road, go here anyway because Greg has promised to offer this webinar again and this page will show current availability.I already signed up and I’m looking forward to it!In this podcast, Greg shares more about The Urban Farm and his upcoming webinar, plus the concept of food miles and eating seasonally.Get to know Greg and The Urban Farm through the links and information below, and of course through this podcast. Plus… the tip of the week!Won’t play for you? Try here. Mobile or desktop users, you can hear my podcast with Stitcher, on-demand and on-the-go. (What’s Stitcher?) You can also get it on iTunes or subscribe in the Podcasts app.Tip of the Week: Crispy Salad To-Go In a Mason JarWant to pack a salad to-go that actually stays crisp? Here’s how:“Put the dressing (olive oil, vinegar, and spices) in the bottom and then layer the hard veggies, then chicken, and lettuce at the top so the salad won’t get soggy. Shake it up before opening. ” –shared by Tara KellyMy friend Tara shared this on Facebook and I recognized its brilliance right away. I asked her if I could share, and she said yes. Give it a try!Want to submit a Tip of the Week? I might share it on the air! Use the contact form or send an email to contact at knowyourfoodpodcast dot com with the subject line “Tip of the Week”.Listener QuestionCarol asks:“I made your deodorant with extra virgin coconut oil and beeswax beads but still have need of making it to be more antiperspirant. Any suggestions of what to alter?”Listen to this episode for my answer.About Greg Peterson and The Urban Farm“Greg Peterson is a green living and sustainability innovator sharing his passion about how to grow food in our cities. He created The Urban Farm, an environmental showcase home in the heart of Phoenix, which he opens periodically for tours and classes. Having grown food in Phoenix for over four decades, Greg is well-versed in urban sustainability and food production. The Urban Farm (urbanfarm.org) features an entirely edible landscape, including over 85 fruit trees, rainwater and greywater harvesting, three solar applications, and extensive use of reclaimed and recycled building materials. Greg has a master’s degree in Urban and Environmental Planning (MUEP) in December 2006 from Arizona State University where he now teaches the class called Sustainable Food and Farms, is on the board of directors for Native Seed/SEARCH, has worked as a teacher of their Seed School and co-developed a 200 hour online Urban Farming Curriculum.”Click here to visit The Urban Farm.Be sure to sign up for the free urban farming webinar, too!Links MentionedEpisode #67 — Greg shares more about The Urban FarmEpisode #79 — another podcast with Greg discussing greywater and rainwater harvestingFree Urban Farming Webinar with Greg — sign up today! Even if you can’t make it live, sign up to get the replay.The Urban Farm — stop by and sign up for Greg’s free newsletter!Got Questions or Comments?I’d love to answer your questions or share your comments on the air in future episodes. Here are the guidelines:Share your name and where you live.Share your website or blog URL (if you have one).One question per voicemail — leave as many voicemails as you’d like.Keep each question brief — like 30 seconds or less, if you can.When you’re ready, click the button below to record your message. If the button doesn’t work for you, visit this page to leave a voicemail. Or, want to use the telephone instead? Call 1-541-236-2330 to leave a voicemail with your question or comment. Or, you can contact me.iTunesI’d be grateful if you’d visit my podcast on iTunes and leave a rating and/or review. KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/iTunes or gnowfglins.com/iTunes This helps me make my podcast better and also helps others find it. Thank you! For past or current episodes, check out the Know Your Food with Wardee podcast archives.Subscribe to My Podcast via EmailWant me to email you each time there’s a new podcast? Click here to sign up.Anything to Add?I would love to hear from you! Do you have questions for Greg or comments about anything shared in this episode? Like this podcast? Please help me reach others by using the share buttons at the top of this post. Thanks!

26 Sep 2014

Rank #20