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Ten Important Foods to Make at Home

As food prices continue to rise, many families are looking for practical ways to cut their grocery budget and save money. Making certain foods homemade may sound like a lot of work; but often, it’s just a matter of planning ahead a little. Here are 10 of the best items to make at home.

10 Things to Know: Raw Foods

Raw foods are usually very healthy. Numerous diets center on a large portion of, or 100%, raw foods. I believe raw foods are an excellent part of a balanced diet, but there’s a number of things that aren’t ideal about relying heavily on raw foods.

Hungry for Change? Start with a Detox this Weekend

The New Year brings opportunity to make changes to your lifestyle, and what better change to implement than to eat better? From the makers of the new educational film Hungry for Change comes a 3 day detox program that you can implement on a weekend – why not start this weekend?

Sustainable Change – A Simple Approach to Eating Better in 2013

Kimchi jars by Chiot's Run

Are you making any New Year’s Resolutions for 2013? I usually don’t make any formal resolutions but I do find it is a good time of year to look at changes in areas like food and eating or organization. But there are a proportionately large number of people who make resolutions and set goals and never fulfill them. Why is that?

Gardening Book Recommendations

The holidays are a time that many people use for reading and planning what they’re going to read in the new year. So I thought I would share some of the books with you that are favorites on my bookshelf and some recommended by guests on our Food Leaders Webinar Series.

Specific Food Changes: a List

A concise list of specific changes to think about making in your grocery purchases.

Steps toward Healthy Eating

One basic approach toward truly healthful eating is to question mainstream health claims and test them against a respect for God’s creation and a respect for the traditions of history.

Grassroots Renaissance

Farmers' Market, by Miss Jenny

From baby-carrying and homeschooling, to telecommuting to entrepreneurship to gardening, people are realizing that it feels best to do something ourselves with the people we love—and to do it practically and simply.

Life: Wherever there is Green

The traditional method of understanding nutrition consisted of the macronutrients of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Carbohydrates are energizing; proteins are fortifying; fats are lubricating—to put it basically. New nutrition understanding is pointing to a fourth food source deserving of a prominent place alongside the other three (though comprised of the first three elements) –Green Foods.