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Discover the Benefits of Traditional Foods and Medicinal Herbs
During Traditional Foods Kitchen Academy Live Stream #7, I talked about our chilly Texas Weather experience without heat and power, and we talked about being prepared during bad weather. We also talked about the importance of traditional foods for good bone structure and the medicinal properties of herbs and spices.
As always, it’s so much fun “chatting” with all of my sweet Kitchen Pioneers during our live streams! 😊
This live stream replay is available to Kitchen Pioneers who have joined my YouTube membership community—The Traditional Foods Kitchen Academy.
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Traditional Foods Kitchen Academy Live Stream
These live streams and live stream replays are available to members of the Traditional Foods Kitchen Academy, who we call Kitchen Pioneers. You can learn more about my optional YouTube membership community, including members-only videos and exclusive perks.
This membership community is optional. I’m still publishing my weekly detailed instructional cooking videos on my public YouTube channel that you can watch for free. (Thanks so much for being a Sweet Friend and subscriber!)
In addition to links to the latest Kitchen Academy vodcasts, this blog post lists some of the public videos that I talk about in my live stream.
Terrible Winter Weather
Wow! That terrible winter storm caused an unprecedented shutdown of power and water across Texas. I chatted more about our experience without heat and power during our live stream and how our Prepper Pantry helped us during this sub-freezing weather. We’re so glad that the chilly February weather is behind us! If you want to know more about our experience during the midst of the storm, watch the following Texas Weather Update video.
Traditional Foods and Medicinal Herbs
During this live stream, we talked about the importance of traditional foods when it comes to the development of good bone structure. Dr. Weston A. Price’s Nutrition and Physical Degeneration book is a real eye-opener on this subject! But don’t lose heart if you are just now beginning to incorporate traditional nutrient-dense foods into your diet. As Dr. Catherine Shanahan describes in her Deep Nutrition book, it’s never too late to improve your overall appearance and, more importantly, your health!
When it comes to making the transition from a processed foods kitchen to a Traditional Foods Kitchen, don’t forget to include a variety of culinary herbs and spices in your pantry. You also want to have herbs that are well known for their medicinal qualities and culinary uses, such as thyme and oregano.
If using herbs and growing them in your garden is new to you, be sure to look for Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs for Beginners book. This outstanding resource will help you learn how to identify herbs, grow them, and use them to make natural remedies.
Here are a few Medicinal Herbs available from Mountain Rose Herbs. They are my favorite purveyor of organic dried herbs and herb seeds.
Join My Next Traditional Foods Live Stream
These live streams are a lot of fun, and I enjoy getting to know more about you, my wonderful Kitchen Pioneers. 😊
Be sure to bring your questions for me to our live streams. You can also get to know the other members in our Kitchen Pioneers community. You’ll find a lot of fellow Kitchen Pioneers who are working on sourdough starters, ferments, and more traditional foods recipes, just like you!
Remember that you’re always welcome to post questions and comments on my videos at any time, and I’m glad to reply.
In addition to live streams, I publish exclusive videos for my membership community. In case you have missed any of my recent videos, be sure to catch up with the videos below.
- Traditional Foods Kitchen Academy video playlist (Optional Membership Community)
Stay in Touch with Mary’s Nest
- Subscribe to My YouTube Channel for Traditional Foods Videos (Free) - When you subscribe, be sure to click on the notification bell that will let you know each time I upload a new video.
- Subscribe to Mary’s Traditional Foods Newsletter (Free) - Get a free 36-page eBook for signing up: How to Stock Your Essential Traditional Foods Four-Corners Pantry.
- Join the Traditional Foods Kitchen Academy (Optional Paid) - For more detailed videos, live streams, and exclusive members-only perks, join my YouTube membership community.
- Order The Modern Pioneer Cookbook (Optional Paid) - Get a printed book of Mary's nourishing recipes from a Traditional Foods Kitchen. This bestselling cookbook is published by Penguin Random House with their DK imprint.
I look forward to having you join me in my Texas Hill Country Kitchen!
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