Books 

My Books

Beginner Organic Gardening - The Easy Way

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.

Heritage Cooking - Historic Recipes for Modern Kitchens

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.

Other Recommended Books

These are all books that I love and recommend. Some of them were written by my friends and fellow bloggers, and others are just great books that I've really enjoyed and found helpful.

(Note: Some of these links may be affiliate links. This means that I receive a small commission is you decide to purchase a book after clicking on my link. The cost stays the same for you, and you have my old-fashioned word of honor that I only ever use affiliate links for books and products that I personally love and feel good about recommending to you!)

Holistic Health

Have Your Cake and Lose Weight Too!

What if you could lose weight without dieting, excessive exercise, diet pills, or counting calories? What if you didn’t have to go low-carb, low-fat, or low-protein either? Think it’s just a crazy fantasy? Think again! DaNelle Wolford is here to share the secret of how she lost 35 pounds and healed her chronic illness. The title says it all: Yes, you can still eat dessert (every day, if you want!) and lose weight naturally, without restriction or sacrifice. The answer lies in revisiting traditional foods that are far more delicious and nutritious than their mass-produced, modern counterparts.


The Nourished Metabolism

Health starts with your metabolism, but if your diet and lifestyle don’t support your metabolic health, you’ll be left feeling tired, moody, and stressed–and wondering why all this “healthy” advice you’re following isn’t working for you! Find out which hidden causes of stress are ruining your metabolic health, and learn how you can reduce or counteract these sources of stress. Learn how digestion, sleep, and exercise are all connected to your metabolism, and learn which small changes can make a big difference in your health -- this is not about following an arbitrary plan, it's about learning what works for your body!


The Gelatin Secret

The Gelatin Secret will give you all the ancient secrets and recipes to see and feel incredible health results in the shortest time possible. In fact for many women and men, they have immediately seen a difference within a couple of weeks of daily consumption of bone broth and powdered gelatin. You’ll be surprised at how quickly you will feel your digestive system improving, see your skin clearing up, fewer allergies and notice pain decreasing — all within a matter of weeks. Then you’ll be astonished when in a few months your nails have become stronger, tooth decay has begun to reverse and those bouts of hunger vanish.

Cookbooks & Traditional Foods

The Granny Plan

Eating real food isn’t an all-or-nothing proposition. No, it’s all about getting more real food into your family, not about doing it 100% perfect straight out of the gate! We all need to work at making each day a little better than the day before. The Granny Plan can help you get more real food on the table and into your kids with a babystep plan for gradual improvement. New habits taken on in small bits stick!


Nourishing Traditions

This well-researched, thought-provoking guide to traditional foods contains a startling message: Animal fats and cholesterol are not villains but vital factors in the diet, necessary for normal growth, proper function of the brain and nervous system, protection from disease and optimum energy levels. Sally Fallon dispels the myths of the current low-fat fad in this practical, entertaining guide to a can-do diet that is both nutritious and delicious.