Feeding the farm that feeds our family that feeds our farm

 I am putting this information in table form, as it is easier to understand, and also a reminder to me of everything that is happening. Our farm is biodynamic, meaning that one living organism feeds another, and works together to create sustainable and optimal health. We do not use any chemicals, we feed organic and…

Canine Cocktails

I serve Canine Cocktails all year long, it’s my version of a super healthy concoction, and something special for my dogs, outside of their regular meal time. During the Holidays I make it a bit fancier, because why not. You can use glass or plastic glasses, your choice, you just have to know your dog/s,…

DIY LIVER TREATS

If there is one thing that raw food feeders have in excess, it is usually liver. Lots and lots of liver. I try my hardest to find as many uses for it as possible. This week I gave baking and dehydrating a go using grass fed LAMB LIVER. LAMB LIVER NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION Serving Size 100…

Affordable and healthy food choices for your dog

I work with a good number of dog owners that would like to feed a healthier diet but are concerned with higher costs that are often times associated with healthier food. Bottom line, I get it, I have months where money is non-existent for fancy extras or high priced anything, but always keep in mind…

Ever wanted to know how the whole kibble thing happened?

We have all fed our dogs kibble at one time or another. There isn’t anyone alive today that hasn’t seen a bag of dog food. It is part of our personal biography, our history of sorts. And with my generation, there isn’t a person alive that hasn’t fed table scraps, dogs were the ‘composting garbage…

Smoothies for your Dog – here’s to better nutrition

say it how it is – series Bottom line, you need to make choices for your dogs nutrition based off of research you have done, not the marketing you are being spoon fed. Keep in mind the dog food business is worth something like $52 billion a year, you can bet they hire the best…

It’s a health thing

Here it is, the information for the most commonly asked questions, that are above and beyond ‘what to feed’ type questions, that I receive about nutrition during my lectures, talks, and workshops. I work in the field of behavior, so by default I have learned a tremendous amount of nutrition. Why? If a dog does…

The perfect collision – curiosity, knowledge, and food …

All living beings need the whole enchilada, an integrative life, in order to feel balance, to be healthy inside and out, to the core, our essence. All of it. Social, emotional, physical, and nutritional well-being. Unifying separate things. Creating a whole from different parts. Integrative. Fifteen years ago I realized that the pretty dog food…

raw food raw talk II

I’m inviting you all into my home, specifically my kitchen, so you can see what it actually looks like to make a raw meal for your dog. It’s pretty much like a regular cooking demonstration, sans stove and wine! Raw feeding is referred to as biologically appropriate or species specific. Giving your dog the food…

saturnalia bread

We added the celebration of Saturnalia to our winter kitchen in 2005, and pretty much never looked back. It’s an old, ancient, Roman celebration to Saturn, the deity of agriculture. ‘Saturnalia’ was a festival of light leading to the winter solstice. From roughly December 17-24, the Roman Empire became a giant festival of sorts. During…