Cultured Staples

Cassava Sourdough (Paleo, AIP, Keto Cycling)

Cassava Sourdough (Paleo, AIP, Keto Cycling)

I love artisan sourdough.  I was able to tolerate Einkorn over all others until I developed Hashimoto’s and needed to go completely grain free.  I have done keto, paleo, whole30 and even full carnivore to heal my gut when my health has dipped to its […]

Sourdough Starter

Sourdough Starter

I am often asked for some of my sourdough starter.  I have begun sourdough starters in several forms over the years both as we have moved about internationally and because my needs have changed.  My first sourdoughs were in Scotland so with such a blend […]

Kefir Cream Cheese (And Whey for Culturing)

Kefir Cream Cheese (And Whey for Culturing)

My son loves cream cheese.  When we were living in Ireland the kids were not allowed to go to school with peanut butter in their lunch, which is fair and common here as well, but it left me with a chink in my mom armor […]

Simple Probiotic Oat Granola. (Easy Breakfast!)

Simple Probiotic Oat Granola. (Easy Breakfast!)

This is soooo quick and easy.  Slower when you’re photographing every step but really and truly it only takes a few minutes to put together when you have the coconut yogurt whey or whey from a milk kefir strain.  The probiotics eat up some of […]

Coconut Kefir Yogurt

Coconut Kefir Yogurt

This is an everyday staple for me.  It is gloriously delicious (if you like coconut) and smooth and thick as greek yogurt.  I use milk kefir grains to culture coconut milk (always BPA free, either Aroy-D or Whole Foods 365 as they work best).  It […]

Preserved Lemons (Keto, Paleo, Cultured, Vegan, AIP)

Preserved Lemons (Keto, Paleo, Cultured, Vegan, AIP)

It has been a wee while since my last post. We have had a couple emergency room visits in the past week and a half and are adjusting to some new physical limitations. Adjusting to a Hashimoto’s life has been a challenge to say the […]

Easy Fermented Carrots (vegan, paleo, keto)

Easy Fermented Carrots (vegan, paleo, keto)

Most people know these as those pickled carrots you can sometimes get in really authentic Mexican restaurants.  And “pickled” is appropriate, or at least used to be an appropriate term for fermenting carrots.  These days pickling often refers to a method of preserving vegetables in […]