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Taking Your Dairy Beyond Organic

Taking Your Dairy Beyond Organic

This is a guest post by chiropractic student – and good friend of mine – James Beuerlein. He’s redonkulously smart, speaks seven languages (3 of them fluently), and knows how to deliver a baby in the back of a cab (you know, just in case. But thankfully his mad vehicle delivery skills haven’t been needed […]

Homemade Yogurt: So Easy It’s Scary

Homemade Yogurt: So Easy It’s Scary

Yogurt from the supermarket isn’t good for you. There–I’ve said it. I know what the commercials on television say. Jamie Lee Curtis swears by Dannon yogurt fixing all her digestive woes. These live cultures will boost your immune system and make you live longer. It’s the fountain of youth in an individual serving size cup! […]

Make Your Own Ricotta Cheese

Make Your Own Ricotta Cheese

Ricotta cheese. The words immediately conjure up images of a gorgeously ooey-gooey cheesy lasagna. It’s melt-in-your-mouth wonderful and I’ve just discovered how incredibly easy it is to make your own! The hubby and I are staying in Hamilton, NZ (1.5 hours south of Auckland) right now on a farm. We feed the chickens every day, […]