Well, fellow Food Renegades, it’s that time of the week again! We are bringing together a collection of recipes, tips, anecdotes, and testimonies — each from a lover of Real Food.
Last week’s carnival was inspiring! Thirty-seven bloggers participated, many of them first timers. If you didn’t check it out, you should. You’ll find a wealth of great articles and posts there. It’s my personal hope that Fight Back Fridays will unite many of us coming from within different circles of the Real Food Revolution so that our influence can grow, so that we can change the way America (and the industrialized world) eats!
So, let’s have some fun.
If you want to participate but aren’t sure how, please read these guidelines for how Fight Back Fridays will work. The two most important things you can remember to do are:
- Share a relevant post from your blog with us using the Mr. Linky Widget below.
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If you don’t have a blog but are interested in joining the conversation, you can leave your comments below!
I can’t wait to see what you all share.
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Come on, people. Let’s change the way America (and the industrialized world) eats!
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Liz M owner hyperlocavore says
Hey! I just got the link to an interview that Nancy O’Mallon did over on aboutharvest.com
You might be interested – http://tinyurl.com/cwtfo3
Liz M owner hyperlocavore
Hugging the Coast says
I added a link to our newest recipe for Quick Cinnamon Granola Breakfast Mini Pretzels because breakfast is my favorite meal of the day…even if I’m in a hurry!
Hugging the Coast
Kimberly Hartke says
Hi Kristen–my contribution today is about a farmer who stood up to Monsanto and sued them when their GMO seed invaded his fields. I share this in hopes of inspiring more people to enter out No GMO Challenge, sponsored by realfoodmedia.com bloggers.
Ummmm I guess I didn’t post my link right but my contribution is a recipe for Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins made with almond flour.
I just posted my recipe, but sorry I posted twice–the first time I forgot to mention the cookies in the “name” field! Please remove the first one if possible–thanks! Looking forward to finding lots of great recipes–that I can actually eat–here this week! 🙂
I am loving reading everyone’s posts! Thanks for Fight Back Friday!
Sheri aka Mom says
I’ve posted one of our favorite recipes, Indian Lentil Stew, in honor of our joining the 30 day No GMO Challenge.
I’m looking forward to reading the other Fight Back Friday posts. 🙂
My link is my post about my upcoming raw milk challenge. I will drink only raw milk (and yogurt and kefir) for the month of May. Getting excited about it. Would love support!
I posted about bringing farmers markets to the people, especially in big cities, sometimes people just do not have the time. The post that I submitted highlighted a solution to this problem, by stationing farmers market produce, in ready to go, $5 grab bags, outside of busy commuter spaces, in this case ferries in Seattle.
This week’s post centers around 10 ways eating locally has changed my life, all for the better. Please give it a read. Thanks KristenM!
So many great posts!!!!!!!
Janet Webb says
I am currently reading Animal, Vegetable, and Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. She and her family spent a year living locally. I’ve tried this book before, but I wasn’t interested in local eating at the time, so she came on very strong. But now I have joined a CSA (veggies start next week!) and am thinking of ways to get more local than I am.
I am also reading Wild Fermentation by Sandor Katz and Making Sauerkraut by Klaus Kaufmann. The second was touted by an Amazon review as the only book you truly need to start making lacto fermented foods. Both are ok, Making Sauerkraut has some very interesting information about health and fermented foods – for example, eating lacto fermented foods can make polyps (“often associated with cancerous growths” ) disappear. This caught my attention because a friend recently had her colon removed because of polyps. It made me wonder if this would have helped her. (Information from Making Sauerkraut, p. 38). Katz’s book describes how easy it is to ferment a wide variety of foods. But I don’t particularly like the recipes themselves from either book. I think the information about how to make lacto-fermented foods from this and other sites similar to this are vastly superior.
Janet — There are a lot of things to admire in Kingsolver’s book, although you do have to be in a certain “place” already in order to really appreciate it. I haven’t read Making Sauerkraut, but one thing I appreciate about Wild Fermentation is how accessible he makes the fermentation process. He convinced me that you can just experiment, and it will probably turn out okay (which has led to a lot more kitchen fun).
EVERYONE — Thank you so much for making today’s Fight Back Fridays so awesome. I’m really enjoying reading these posts.
Carrie Oliver says
Hi, I am enjoying reading these great posts! I asked several people what they wanted me to post this week and they all suggested re-posting one called All Beef Is Grass-Fed. Happy to oblige. As a Beef Geek, even I find it tough to find a purveyor (farm, butcher, grocer, or online seller) who can tell me what I am really putting on my plate.
I am willing to support some top-notch grain-finished beef producers, I think of it as similar to supporting a farm in transition to organic. But there are people who for health or other reasons really want to purchase beef that’s been raised completely without the inclusion of grains in the diet. For you, I strongly recommend that you first ask for grass-finished beef and follow this with the question, is it “Grass-only” beef.
Girl Gone Domestic says
Oops, I forgot to say what my post was about. Its my top 5 tips toward better eating, and the trailer for the movie Food Inc. Thanks for this great opportunity once again!
Girl Gone Domestic
I didn’t have time this week to post for FBF, but I just had to share that I *finally* found a source for raw milk!!! I bought 2 gallons yesterday and I am over the moon!
You can read all about it here:
Once again, thanks for all the wonderful information and inspiration!