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Heritage Cooking: Historic Recipes for Modern Kitchens

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Heritage Cooking is a collection of old-fashioned recipes from antique cookbooks. The recipes all date back to the mid-19th century, and I’ve included the original recipe as well as a modern adaptation. These recipes use real ingredients prepared in traditional ways and include breakfast dishes, soups and stews, main dishes, breads, and desserts.

Beginner Organic Gardening – The Easy Way

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Beginner Organic Gardening – The Easy Way is a simple, step-by-step guide to help beginner gardeners grow their own vegetables naturally. In this book, we cover everything you need to know to go from seed to harvest to have a successful beginner garden, including tips for planting seeds and seedlings, how to water, how to build healthy soil, companion planting, and more.

Your Personal Procrastination Plan

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Your Personal Procrastination Plan is a resource for helping you to figure out what your personal procrastination style is. Once you know what the root cause of your procrastination habits is, you can use strategies that are geared toward your specific procrastination style to help you to break the procrastination habit for good.


Recommended Books

These books are ones that I recommend that I think can be helpful for living a simple and natural, old-fashioned lifestyle. Some of these were written by my friends and fellow bloggers, and some of them are written by authors that I don’t know personally but that have great information that I’ve found helpful.

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Old-Time Country Wisdom and Lore

This book has all kinds of interesting information and old-fashioned tips about things like herbal remedies, recipes, canning and preserving, predicting the weather, maple syruping, natural cleaning products, and much more!

Nourishing Traditions

This book has lots in interesting information about traditional real foods and includes dozens of recipes for making traditional dishes that use ingredients like animals products from pasture-raised animals, healthy fats, vegetables, etc.

From Scratch: Easy Recipes for Traditionally Prepared Whole Food Dishes

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Think glorious foods from scratch are impossible? Think again. “If your looking for a cookbook that is as entertaining as it is delicious, then look no further. From Scratch is a breath of fresh air when it comes to learning how to traditionally prepare and cook nutritious food. Shaye does not disappoint in her recipes and this cookbook reads like a letter from a close friend. These meals are easily prepared and yes, easily devoured.”

The Nourished Metabolism

This book gives lots of great information about how to use your diet and your lifestyle to support your metabolism, including figuring out hidden sources of stress, and learning how digestion, sleep, and exercise are connected to your metabolism and figuring out what will work best for your body.

Have Your Cake and Lose Weight Too!

This books gives tips for how to lose weight without going on extreme dies or calorie counting, or exercising excessively. This book explains how to lose weight naturally without having to restrict macronutrients like carbs, fats, or proteins, while eating traditional foods that are nutrient dense (and even enjoying dessert, too!)

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