Category Archives: Traditional Nutrition

Rustic Shakshuka

Rustic Shakshuka :: Vintage Kids | Modern World - a frugal, grain and gluten free tomato and egg main dish

There will be seasons in life where everything just magically falls into place.

You have time to hang the laundry on the line. You brew kombucha and make your own chicken stock and since the children are playing so nicely with their non-toxic, BPA free, fair trade beeswax coated Swedish-inspired wooden toys, you can make some sourdough bread, feed the chickens and arrange some flowers on your farmhouse table.… Read the rest

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Traditional Foods: Why Bother?

Traditional Foods: Why Bother? :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

lacto-fermented salsa. kombucha. kimchi. kefir. coconut oil. raw milk. sourdough bread.

oh and cultured butter. lots and lots of it.


my hubbies translation: “hippy food that makes our kitchen look like a science experiment”

my translation: “REAL food, that is packed full of vitamins, enzymes and cultures that aid in digestion and can heal your gut, fill you up, and give you more energy as it cleans out your system.  Read the rest

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Changing the Food Culture: Retraining Our Children’s Taste Buds

Changing The Food Culture : Re-Training Your Children's Taste Buds :: Vintage Kids | Modern World


Dinner tonight was a little less than stellar.  It was a long weekend, the house was still a disaster, and as dinner time approached, everything in me envied the house next door that just had pizza delivered to their doorstep.… Read the rest

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Cold-Kicker Spicy Chicken Soup

A guest post by Lucy Kesler, Inn Keeper at The Olde Buffalo Inn B+B, originally published in October of 2012

Cold Kicker Spicy Chicken Soup :: Vintage Kids | Modern World


“Let food be thy medicine,

and medicine be thy food”

– Hippocrates

There was a frost warning out earlier this week for northern Indiana and I’m wearing jeans and socks.… Read the rest

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20 Autumn Soup Recipes

20 Autumn Soup Recipes :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

I’m soooo glad that cooler weather is finally appearing!  We are a soup-eating family and this summer when it hit over 100’F  for a solid week in the middle of the worst drought in 70 years, I could bring myself to make a warm, savory pot of stew!… Read the rest

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6 Weeks of Real Food Lunch Ideas

After being a mom for over 8 years now, you’d think I would have fallen into a pattern or a routine…that I would accept the inevitable in graceful stride.

But, no.

My people want to eat (at least) three times as day, and it seems that I’m the one in charge of making that happen.

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