Gourmet Cooking for the Paleo Diet, part 2 — In Pauli’s Kitchen (237)

You'll wish you could taste this video! Longtime caterer Pauli Halstead makes her famous Magical Muhamara dip from her cookbook Primal Cuisine: Cooking for the Paleo Diet. Using toasted walnuts instead of chickpeas, she credits its authentic Middle Eastern flavor to a touch … [Read more...]

Gourmet Cooking for the Paleo Diet, part 1 – Meet the Chef (236)

Longtime chef and caterer Pauli Halstead had drafted her cookbook Cuisine for Whole Health when her personal diet took a U-turn. Working with nutritionist Nora Gedgaudas, she removed gluten and sugar from her diet. In a few months, a lifetime of sugar addiction and … [Read more...]

Cooking Primal Cuisine with Chef Pauli Halstead

April 16, 2013. Today we enjoyed taping and tasting a Peak Moment show with Pauli Halstead, author of Primal Cuisine: Cooking for the Paleo Diet. We met Pauli last fall 2012 at my talk on our ketogenic diet, Celebrating a Lighter, Leaner Janaia. Later she invited us to … [Read more...]

Whaddya Mean, Eat Fat to Lose Fat?

The responses to my presentation on our very low carbohydrate diet and my blog Celebrating a Lighter, Leaner Janaia share one outstanding feature: many people don't seem to GET what our eating pattern is and isn't. This diet isn't about protein. (Yes, you need moderate … [Read more...]

Prairie Fire – Revolutionize the Food System (219)

Novelist Dan Armstrong's Prairie Fire is a fast-paced thriller whose characters forge unlikely alliances to revolutionize the American food system. It's spearheaded by farmers squeezed by skyrocketing oil prices while marketeers get whopping price gains. This revolution is … [Read more...]

Titanic Lifeboat Academy — Navigating a Path to Resilience (216)

Caren Black and Christopher Paddon couldn't find mentors to teach them self-reliant living when they became aware of peak oil. So they created a homestead and opened their doors to training others. People can take a personalized Lifeboat Course online or in person, where … [Read more...]

Rocket Stoves – Hot, Healthy, Efficient (214)

Mike Hatfield says the magic of a rocket stove is getting the heat into what you're trying to heat. His tour of a rocket stove reflects designs perfected for decades at Aprovecho Research Center in rural Oregon. They also test and suggest improvements to stoves from … [Read more...]

Preparing Traditional Nourishment

Five Cooking Classes with Shan Kendall, based on the work of Weston A. Price, with a bonus Recipes and Resources CD. Learn the tips and techniques, materials and tools from an experienced cook. Recipes are based on Nourishing Traditions by Sally … [Read more...]

The Heart of Permaculture

Bullock Brothers Homestead — A 25-Year Permaculture Project, Joe, Sam and Doug Bullock How Do I Invite You to Grow Food? Jenny Pell High on Permaculture in the Rocky Mountains, Kris Holstrom The Heart of Permaculture, Bill Wilson. (See also Bill's presentation Living in … [Read more...]

Port Townsend Shapes a Locally Reliant Community

Local Investing Made Easy, James Frazier, Kees Kolff, Matthew Day How Many Community Gardens? Judy Alexander, Celia & Ray Carnighan Menu for the Future – Bringing Farmers to the Table, Dick Bergeron, Judy Alexander, Peter Bates Partners in Preparedness – Neighborhoods … [Read more...]