I haven't taken this ecourse about the Fundamentals of preparing Whole Foods, but it is a fabulous opportunity.
Overview: eCourse (see overview video at link)
Lesson 1: The GNOWFGLINS Foundation
Lesson 2: How to Soak Whole Grains, Nuts and Seeds
...Lesson 3: How to Make Soaked Whole-Grain Flour Baked Goods I
Lesson 4: How to Make Soaked Whole-Grain Flour Baked Goods II
Lesson 5: How to Soak and Cook Dry Beans
Lesson 6: How to Sprout Beans
Lesson 7: How to Cook a Chicken and Make Chicken Stock
Lesson 8: How to Make Skillet Dishes: A Dinner Formula
Lesson 9: How to Make Water Kefir
Lesson 10: How to Make Dairy Kefir
Lesson 11: How to Make Soft, Spreadable Cheese
Lesson 12: How to Make Sourdough Bread
Lesson 13: How to Sprout Whole Grains for Sprouted Grain Flour &
How to Bake With Sprouted Grain Flour
Lesson 14: How to Make Natural Pickled Foods
Ingredient and equipment notes
Frugality and simplicity in tools
You decide how much to pay. What she asks is that when the time is right, you submit a donation for what you think the experience is worth. You decide when, how often, and how much to donate.
Just been reading _The Maker's Diet_, which is way tf (and an inpirational story of healing). I'm not religious (spiritual yes, but not in an 'organized' way), and the diet is based on the Bible, but it's been a fascinating and helpful read--I'd recommend it to religious and non-religious (TF) folks alike. I'm personally interested in it for the healing aspects. Also, not sure if this has been mentioned, but GAPS--Gut and Psychology Syndrome--is another book about healing that is actually recommended by WAPF (I'm pretty sure)--focusses on healing things like autism, ADHD, psychiatric issues and more...I found it very informative and helpful when reading it.
Also, _The Primal Blueprint Cookbook_ is a primal/paleo/grain free cookbook, that I'm certain emphasizes whole foods that our paleolithic anscetors would have eaten. I've seen tons of great reviews (and am anxiously awaiting recieving my copy in the mail!) I think it will be a great one to add to anyone's collection--sure to have lots of meat and veggies recipes full of good fats!
Pat--that sounds like a really cool course!!! I'd be interested in 'skillet dishes'--makes me think of my cast iron (which I cook everything in)...mmmmmmm...
Lauren, wife to my dear and mama to amazing River I traditional foods
I highly recommend Nigel Slaters Real Fast Food. Most of the recipes are TF and those which aren't are really easy to convert (just sub the bread or pasta out). Lots of cream, eggs, butter and olive oil and very few head slap moments (I still think frying potatos in walnut oil is a hanging offence but it's only one recipe!). All can be made in 30 minutes or less and there are quite a few recipes using tinned fish which are very handy for store cupboard meals. His eggs with parmesan and anchovies are my little girl's new favorite!
I found a link six months ago to a weekly menu planner that used in season foods and gave you step by step instructions including shopping list. Does anyone know what I am referring to? I would love to find that resource again.
I have a neat book my mom gave me last year called "Milk, The Surprising Story of Milk Through the Ages, with 120 adventurous Recipes that Explore the riches of our First Food." Half history, half recipes. I've read the first part (very interesting) but not tried any recipes yet.
It's by Anne Mendelson