Author Archives: Kristen Michaelis

I am a passionate advocate for REAL FOOD -- food that's sustainable, organic, local, and traditionally-prepared according to the wisdom of our ancestors. I'm also an author and a nutrition educator. I enjoy playing in the rain, a good bottle of Caol Ila scotch, curling up with a page-turning book, sunbathing on my hammock, and watching my three children explore their world.

Fight Back Friday April 18th

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Welcome to another Fight Back Friday! Today we are bringing together another collection of recipes, tips, anecdotes, and testimonies from members of the Real Food Revolution.

Who are they? Why, they’re the Food Renegades. You know who you are — lovers of SOLE (Sustainable, Organic, Local, and Ethical) food, traditional food, primal food, REAL food, the list goes on. I believe that by joining together, our influence can grow, and we can change the way America (and the industrialized world) eats!

So, let’s have some fun.

Fight Back Friday April 11th

imarenegade

Welcome to another Fight Back Friday! Today we are bringing together another collection of recipes, tips, anecdotes, and testimonies from members of the Real Food Revolution.

Who are they? Why, they’re the Food Renegades. You know who you are — lovers of SOLE (Sustainable, Organic, Local, and Ethical) food, traditional food, primal food, REAL food, the list goes on. I believe that by joining together, our influence can grow, and we can change the way America (and the industrialized world) eats!

So, let’s have some fun.

How to Green the World’s Deserts: Reversing Desertification with Grass-fed Cows

How to Reverse Desertification and Green The World's Deserts -- Video of Allan Savory on Grass-fed Cows

Did you know that on nearly one third of the planet’s surface, deserts are threatening to gobble up grasslands? It’s called desertification. Last year one of my heroes, Allan Savory, gave an amazing talk at a TED conference about a radical solution to re-green the world’s deserts: holistic management of grazing cattle.

GIVEAWAY: The Nourished Kitchen Cookbook

Nourished Kitchen Cookbook

Have you ever had a friend do something truly awe-inspiring? I have. They’re sticky, those moments. I once had a friend teach herself how to play the guitar within a matter of months, then start composing award-winning music. As I sat listening to her latest song, it felt like every conceivable emotional response twisted in my gut. But the greatest of these was awe. My most recent adventure in feeling awe at how … accomplished … a friend is came while reading my friend Jenny’s newest cookbook, The Nourished Kitchen: Farm-to-Table Recipes for the Traditional Foods Lifestyle.

Food Renegade April Giveaway