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Homemade Milk Kefir – Part 2

Homemade Milk Kefir – Part 2

Kefir – easy and inexpensive to make, delicious, and loaded with probiotics to support health! Particularly valuable for the elderly or ill.

Milk Kefir – Getting Started

Milk Kefir – Getting Started

“After all these antibiotics, it would be good for your mom to eat some probiotics” said the nurse. “Does she like yogurt?” “I think that symptom may be caused by reflux” said the speech therapist. “Some probiotics would help. Does your dad drink buttermilk?” “They […]

Creamy High Protein Red Pepper Soup

Creamy High Protein Red Pepper Soup

With both dairy and beans, this Red Pepper Soup is a powerhouse of both nutrition and flavor! Easy to make and to eat, it’s perfect for our elderly parents. As people reach their eighties and nineties, they often lose their appetites. They may lose their […]

To Everything There is a Season

To Everything There is a Season

Wow – what a year! Last year at this time, I had just set up my computer and started to unpack the few pots and pans I brought to North Carolina from New York, and had yet to publish a recipe post here.     […]

Grandma’s Grain: Buckwheat Kasha

Grandma’s Grain: Buckwheat Kasha

Kasha – toasted buckwheat groats – is a naturally gluten free, traditional side dish I’ve eaten all my life for the delicious nutty flavor!     I originally published this post in September, 2014. This is an update, with some new pictures and a few […]