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.

Bone Marrow Butter

bone marrow butter

Bone Marrow Butter is a little exotic, a little decadent, and whole lot of delicious yumminess packing an out-of-this-world nutritional punch.

March Giveaway: Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ Tablet

Win a Kindle Fire HDX

This month, I’m giving away a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″, HDX Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB – Without Special Offers (worth $394) to one of you. I am so grateful for you, my readers! You hang with me through thick and thin as we buck conventional nutritional wisdom and cleave to eating according to our ancestral, traditional food ways. Without you, I wouldn’t be where I am today.

Moving Makes Me Want to Start a Bonfire


This weekend, I’m helping my parents move. It’s their first move in nearly 20 years. My mother has generously asked me to help arrange and decorate their new home. I’m opening up boxes, holding each of their treasures in my hands, and thinking “what am I going to do with this?” They have a LOT of stuff. Now, I’ve moved many times in my adult life — an average of once every two years. And every time I’ve moved I’ve used it as an opportunity to part with a lot of clutter. My father once said, “The very idea of moving makes me want to pile all my possessions in the middle of the living room floor and light a match.” I understand.

Fight Back Friday February 28th


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.

Food Renegade April Giveaway