If I was really a department store, my sales would be clearance on Christmas stuff right now and I’d be preparing the spring fashions for the shelves, but I’m a regular old chap. So I’m running an end of season sale when it actually is the end of the (camping) season, at least in parts of the world that have four seasons.
We’re packing up our camping stuff for the winter, but we have a few items on our Christmas list that will get us ready for next year (a hammock, cabana for the crazy winds on the beach we experienced this year – sand in your sandwich, anyone?). We’re down to the lazy comfort items, but if you’re a camping rookie and still looking for the essentials, now is a great time to buy the Family Camping Handbook here at Kitchen Stewardship. It’s perfect for young families getting ready to camp for the first time or experienced campers wondering how to get closer to real food than hot dogs and marshmallows…again.
Monday, October 25th only, from midnight to midnight, you can use the code ENDOFSEASON to get the book for only $2.50 (half off!). Only the first 250 books will be on sale (I’m nothing if not theme-y – $2.50 for 250 books on the 25th).
Kitchen Stewardship in the Big Woods
A Family Camping Handbook with
Real Food Options
by Katie Kimball
Code to get the book for only $2.50: ENDOFSEASON
Sometimes I feel like my regular, non-Twitter readers are missing out. I share a lot in 140 characters (Twitter’s limit) than I do in blog posts with a central topic. Today I feel like rambling a bit for everyone to read (mwahahaha!).
The plan to reintroduce grains to my husband after going grain-free healed his digestion right up was: (1) non-gluten grains, soaked, (2) sourdough spelt (a lower-gluten wheat) then other sourdough, (3) sprouted wheat products, (4) soaked whole grains, and then maybe some experimenting with white flour or unsoaked whole grains. We started with soaked oats and rice this past week, and although our 2-year-old daughter immediately started having constipation problems (and she wasn’t even off grains entirely), my husband was still doing great. I thought I might try some spelt sourdough bread late this week.
Because of an unplanned dinner (leftover freezer soup was the goal) and a wicked craving for pizza on a warm, slightly cloudy Sunday afternoon, plus some heavy husband-y peer pressure, I thought perhaps we could switch (2) and (3) and find a recipe for sprouted flour pizza dough. *forehead smacker* I was so glad to remember that Kate Tietje, the master of sprouted flour in my book, just finished writing an eBook on great American foods made healthy (like pizza)! It was on my computer, and I was so, so thankful that I could simply check one place for a tried and tested recipe for sprouted flour pizza dough.
God is good to me, truly providing what we need at every turn with this crazy gut-healing diet we’ve been on.
Not only was the sprouted flour pizza dough recipe at my fingertips, literally, but it was amazing from the moment my husband said from across the room, “What spices are in there? They smell good from here!” The pizza was incredible. You can win Kate’s book HERE (and check out the 25% off discount on it, good through Tuesday).
How to Take Fermented Cod Liver Oil
KS readers are coming through with great suggestions in the comments of Our Experiences with Fermented Cod Liver Oil, and I just have to share them right away:
- Mix dose of Oslo Orange into a Tbs or two of orange juice – fishy taste totally hidden!
- Add raw honey to the chocolate cream – I tried this one, and it’s a radically different experience. I drizzled a big of honey on top of my spoonful of the high vitamin butter blend, turned the spoon over so the honey hit my tongue first, and I’m telling you – it was almost pleasant. That’s a huge upgrade!
- Mix in with creamy raw milk; the fat helps overwrite the fishy taste.
- Using a straw when mixing with juice or milk makes a big difference – keeps the nose far enough away from the fishy smell.
- Use a shot glass and shoot it back!
- Chase with pickles! My daughter would love this one, and we’re trying it tomorrow. My husband says she looks so excited to take her CLO “like a big girl” and is then utterly betrayed after the taste hits her tongue. I am thinking of video-taping the scene for you guys, just for fun!
- Buy the butter oil separately and take together (frugal tip).
- Order a dozen with friends (frugal tip!) and test flavors to see what your family likes best.
- Take at night so fishy burps are just in your dreams…
Great Halloween and Autumn Ideas
Have you seen these?
- Decorating for Halloween: Keeping it Holy and Cheap
- Sweetless Trick-or-Treats: Alternatives to the Sugar Fest
- Healthy Pumpkin Muffins Recipe
- Soaked Pumpkin Muffins
- Healthy Pumpkin Cookies
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