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Organic Pastures Raw Milk Recall – Real Threat Or Witch Hunt?

  This weekend I went to the farmers’ market and found the tent where I would buy raw milk from Organic Pastures Dairy completely empty. The woman who normally sells it had set up a table there and was explaining to customers that the dairy had been shut down by the California Department of Food and […]

The Raw Milk Experiment, Part II

  Ok, so the curiosity finally got to me.  I’ve dipped my toes in with a tiny tastes here and there (see The Raw Milk Experiment, Part I), but I was never going to find out how I truly react to raw milk without buying a bottle and actually drinking it.  So one day when […]

My Nutritional Census and The Art Of Soaking (Grains, Nuts, & Legumes)

2010 is the year of the census, or so we’ve been hearing a lot lately.  It’s also my fifth year into this gluten-free, dairy-free, mostly sugar-free lifestyle, and time for me to take a nutritional count.  Am I getting enough of the nutrients I need?  What am I missing?  When you cut out whole food […]

The Raw Milk Experiment, Part I

  Guess what I tried at the farmers’ market yesterday.  For the first time I noticed someone selling raw milk and they were giving out samples.  I jumped on it.  Not that I was all that excited to drink milk again.  It has been many years since I’ve had it, after discovering I had a […]

A Guide To Eating Out and the Restaurant Experience

  By now many of you have figured out that restaurants can be a major obstacle course for the gluten or dairy intolerant or anyone with food allergies.  I myself try to cook at home as often as possible – I have complete control over what goes into my food, and the money I save goes toward organic […]